Why Buy the Embody Chair

In the modern office world, every new piece of furniture has to prove itself. It needs to have reason to exist. Is it more beautiful than the competition? Does it feature design work and features that out-distance all the other office chairs? Is it more comfortable or more supportive than the average chair? With the Embody Chair by Herman Miller, all of these questions…

The Embody Chair’s 12-Year Warranty

A 12-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty applies to all moving parts and hardware Warranty does not cover natural fading/use in fabric over time 45-Day Simply Smart Return Policy from Smart Furniture (see details here) A Quarter a Day The Embody Chair’s 12–year warranty gives you a unique opportunity to experience the full range of its benefits with almost no risk. Consider that for about $.25 a day…

The Importance of Thermal Comfort

A chair should “breathe;” its surface materials should provide comfort and allow conduction of heat and dispersion of moisture away from the surface of the sitters’ skin. A work chair should have a neutral effect on body surface temperatures, so that thermal comfort is not posture-dependent. What We Know People are more comfortable when ambient temperatures are neutral, allowing the body to maintain thermal…

First Impressions of the Embody Chair

Smart Furniture employees first parked their rumps in the Embody Chair back in February 2009. Below are some of our staff’s initial reactions to Herman Miller’s innovative creation. Here at Smart Furniture we were lucky enough to be among the first to try out the Embody Chair when we received our first model from Herman Miller. After reading initial press releases about it online and seeing…

Herman Miller Embody Chair Review

Mark Rico of Smart Furniture Spends a Week in the Embody Chair The folks here at Smart Furniture were curious about Herman Miller’s Embody Chair and how well it would affect their everyday work environment—so what better way to figure it out than to just sit in one! Mark Rico, our resident content specialist and SketchUp guru, has graciously accepted the opportunity to sit on Embody…

The Embody Chair in the News

The Embody Chair in the News Embody Hits the Web by Rob Kirkbride, The Monday Morning Quarterback “Herman Miller is rolling out retail sales for its Embody Chair, not only through its traditional retail channels, but through a web site that promises to change the way furniture is specified and sold. SmartFurniture.com launched the ‘3 Minute Embody,’ an online feature that empowers customers to design…

A Day in the Embody Chair

The Herman Miller Embody Chair is a revolution in chair technology. Born in the minds of designers Jeff Weber and Bill Stumpf, and produced at Herman Miller’s Michigan headquarters and manufacturing facilities around the world, the Embody has brilliance and taste built into its DNA. Three elements define the makeup of the Embody Chair: Comfort, Sustainability, and Design. The Herman Miller Embody Chair was…

The Herman Miller Embody Chair: an independently commissioned review

Independent Overall Rating: 10 of 10   Pros: Maybe the best office chair on the market. Comfortable, cool-looking, high performance. Cons: One of the most expensive work chairs around. But with a 12 year warranty by Herman Miller, the comfort and productivity are worth the price. Overall Rating: The Embody really is an extraordinary chair. It’s very comfortable, very chic, and well-designed and responsible. It’s…

The Embody Chair in the Office

If you are searching for a new office chair, look no further than the Herman Miller Embody. The Embody chair has been designed and created specifically for users who sit and work at computers for long periods of time every day. The inspiration for the Embody chair was the human spine itself. This chair was created with only the user in mind. No other…