Unpacking Design

Episode 113 – Unpacking the Herman Miller Embody Chair

Episode Summary

One of the most harmful aspects of working at an office, both away and at home, are the long hours we spend sitting at our desk. Although most people know that they should get up and stretch every hour, many people often forget to do it. How can we ensure that we have the proper support for our posture to help us stay as healthy as possible as we sit through a majority of our day? Learn more about how the Embody Chair by Herman Miller supports one’s health and posture from Tim’s experience using it since 2015 in this episode.

Episode Notes

Shownotes: www.unpackingdesign.com/podcast/113

One of the most harmful aspects of working at an office, both away and at home, are the long hours we spend sitting at our desk. Although most people know that they should get up and stretch every hour, many people often forget to do it. How can we ensure that we have the proper support for our posture to help us stay as healthy as possible as we sit through a majority of our day?

In this episode, Tim talks about an office chair that he saved up to buy after he moved into his house. He shares his research on several types of chairs including the Aeron Chair by Herman Miller, which everyone has seen in any movie featuring an open office environment. He focuses his discussion with Mike on the chair he bought called the Embody Chair by Herman Miller that was designed ergonomically and provides multiple points of support throughout the day. Mike and Tim talk about the benefits of having a great office chair as well as other types of furniture that could help reduce work day fatigue and help us stay healthy as we work at our desks.

Learn more about how the Embody Chair by Herman Miller supports one’s health and posture from Tim’s experience using it since 2015 in this episode.

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