Good Questions: Compact Desk Chair That Doesn’t Look Officey?

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Hello AT,

I am an avid reader of AT and am looking for some help in my search for a comfortable but compact desk chair for my study alcove.

As you can see it’s a very small space. Ideally I’d love something that pushed as far under the desk as possible so I am thinking an armless chair would be the way to go. I’d be interested in a backless chair but only if it was comfortable. I don’t need casters on the chair so am open to dining chairs and not just ‘desk’ chairs.

Many thanks, Sarah

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Dear Sarah,

We say go for comfort AND style if you spend any time at all at your computer. The Cherner side chair is really comfortabl but pricey, whereas IKEA has a great chair – the Patrik – that we bought for the office at a low price.

Anyone else?

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