knoll life chair

Knoll Life Review

The winner of multiple awards in 2002 and 2003, the Life chair by Knoll features an attractive design and a slim profile.  Environmentally friendly, it was Read more

HAG Capisco

HAG Capisco Review

Introduced over 20 years ago by designer Peter Opsvik, the award-winning HÅG Capisco is one of the most unique chairs on the market today.  It promotes Read more

Steelcase Think

Steelcase Think Review

The Steelcase Think was designed by Glen Oliver Loew and features some innovations that help it stand out including a unique back support, body weight-activated seat, Read more

Steelcase Reply

Steelcase Reply Review

The Reply is an adjustable chair with many of the features of Steelcase’s other chairs at a more friendly price point.  Available with a mesh or Read more

Herman Miller Sayl

Herman Miller Sayl Review

The Herman Miller Sayl was designed by Yves Béhar and was inspired by the functionality and style of suspension bridges, something which is readily apparent when Read more

 
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review

This keyboard is essentially a wireless, upgraded version of the Comfort Curve 3000 keyboard with some added features. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Wireless - Slim design - Split space bar (see below) - Letter keys are correct sizes - Includes detachable palm rest REVIEW: This keyboard is fairly quiet, and while the keys feel fine, people who are used to mechanical keyboards may not like these keys as much.  This keyboard can be raised from the front.  Most keyboards have little levers that come out at the top of the keyboard to change the typing angle, but on the Sculpt Comfort, they

knoll life chair

Knoll Life Review

The winner of multiple awards in 2002 and 2003, the Life chair by Knoll features an attractive design and a slim profile.  Environmentally friendly, it was also rated Sustainable Gold under SMaRT Standards. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Breathable mesh on chair back available in 14 colors - Four arm options (including 3D adjustable arms, also available armless) - Knee tilt recline featuring auto-balanced tension - Chair seat available in over 20 different fabrics - Adjustable seat depth - Contoured back shape REVIEW: I recently had the opportunity to spend some time in a Knoll Life chair during an on-site meeting with a

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Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 3000 Review

With a slightly different design than its predecessor, the Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 3000 encourages healthy wrist positioning in a slim, space-saving package. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Slim design doesn’t take up any extra room on your desk or keyboard tray - A few “hot keys” above the number pad control media and open Calculator - All the letter keys retain their correct proportions REVIEW: Ergonomic keyboards all have their own unique shape.  The Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 3000 has a single bulge in the center (see pic) to help externally rotate the wrists a little bit and relieve stress and fatigue.

Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000

Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 Review

The Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 takes advantage of a slight curve in key layout to present an ergonomically advantageous hand and arm position to reduce the chance of fatigue and injury. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - “Spill resistant” – won’t get damaged by an occasional spill - Low profile keys resemble laptop keys - “Hot keys” near the top give you access to internet shortcuts and computer volume controls - Curved design REVIEW: The first thing I noticed about this keyboard (after its shape, of course) was that it has the traditional set of Insert/Home/Page Up, Delete/End/Page Down keys.  Compare this against

HAG Capisco

HAG Capisco Review

Introduced over 20 years ago by designer Peter Opsvik, the award-winning HÅG Capisco is one of the most unique chairs on the market today.  It promotes movement and limitless seating postures, unlike so many other chairs. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Available with a “saddle seat” (see image at left) or flat seat - Available with 3 different gas lift to accommodate different height workstations, from standard desks to - Adjustable seat depth - Adjustable back height - Adjustable tilt resistance - Tilt-lock - Optional headrest and foot rest - Available in in dozens of color/fabric options REVIEW: As someone who regularly changes

Steelcase Think

Steelcase Think Review

The Steelcase Think was designed by Glen Oliver Loew and features some innovations that help it stand out including a unique back support, body weight-activated seat, and minimal manual adjustments.  Eco-friendly, it is also up to 98% recyclable at the end of its life. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Back flexors conform to the shape of your back to provide comfort and support - Available with a height-adjustable lumbar support - Weight activated tilt mechanism - 4-D adjustable arms - Flexible seat front adapts to your body position - Adjustable seat depth - Mesh or fabric back in a large variety of colors

Steelcase Reply

Steelcase Reply Review

The Reply is an adjustable chair with many of the features of Steelcase’s other chairs at a more friendly price point.  Available with a mesh or fully upholstered back, it seeks to provide affordable comfort that is up to 98% recyclable. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Mesh or upholstered back - Height-adjustable lumbar available on mesh back version - Back height adjustable (on upholstered back version) - Seat depth adjustment - Arms are height, depth, and pivot adjustable - Back can be locked in recline position - Syncro-tilt mechanism - Tilt tension knob REVIEW: I’ve only used the Steelcase Reply with the mesh

Herman Miller Sayl

Herman Miller Sayl Review

The Herman Miller Sayl was designed by Yves Béhar and was inspired by the functionality and style of suspension bridges, something which is readily apparent when you look at the back of the chair. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - The open design of the back keeps you cool while evenly distributing your weight - Back design allows unrestricted shoulder movement - Forward tilt - Seat slider - Tilt lock and tension control - Available with an upholstered back - Available with lumbar support option - Available with fully adjustable arms - Knee tilt REVIEW: The first thing I noticed when I sat in

Okamura Cruise workstation

Okamura Cruise Desk Review

The Okamura Cruise takes workstation design into a new era.  The angle of the desk is adjustable and curved to fit around you.  The unit can be customized with a host of options, too. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Screening panels can be added for privacy - Side tables provide a flat surface to store supplies and drinks - Mobile drawer option gives you a place to keep your stuff REVIEW: It kind of has a futuristic feel to it, much like I imagine the control center on a space ship would.  Let me put it another way: this desk is awesome. It

Herman Miller Envelop desk

Herman Miller Envelop Desk Review

Challenging the belief that desks should be stationary, the Herman Miller Envelop is a desk that moves to provide you with the optimal working angle.  Designed by Bill Stumpf and Jeff Weber, the Envelop is designed to make your workspace even more comfortable. FEATURES/OPTIONS: - Ergonomic and adjustable angle eliminates the need to hunch forward while working - The desk’s surface slides toward you can can be placed at varying angles depending if you want to work from a more reclined or a more upright position - Height adjustable - Designed to work with an ergonomic chair that reclines, and