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Wednesday 17th January 2018
Eclipse 2 and Luna 2 Draughtsman chairs for any budget. The Eclipse 2 Draughtsman chair and the Luna 2 Draughtsman Chair. Both are from the budget range and offer excellent value for money with next day delivery. Available in black, charcoal or blue fabric with the options of arms and castors.

Thursday 4th January 2018
A new range of Bisley storage. Offering excellent quality with a steel welded carcass and various storage options including metal filing cabinets, metal stationery cupboards and Tambour cupboards. All available in a grey, black or coffee and cream finish.
Friday 29th December 2017
The Phoenix range off office furniture. is our most competitively priced range of furniture but still offering excellent quality and styling and is as superior as our other office furniture ranges. The Phoenix range includes rectangular, wave and crescent office desks, mobile and desk high pedestals, storage including bookcases, cupboards and wooden filing cabinets.
Wednesday 20th October 2017
A new improved range of plan chests. Now manufacturerd using 18mm scratch resistant, laminated MDF with 8mm solid drawer bases. Drawers are glued and pinned for extra strength. Available as static or mobile plan chests.
Thursday 3rd August 2017
Premium range of Pigeonhole Units now available. With 3mm Acrylic, height adjustable shelves supplied complete with labelling strips. Available in various sizes and in a beech, maple, oak, grey or white finish. Delivered built.
Monday 6th July 2017
REDUCED - £33.00+vat OFF!!! Carbon Mesh Office Chair NOW ONLY £79.00+vat (delivered) - whilst stocks last.
Thursday 12th June 2017
Relax Office Furniture have released various ranges of home office furniture in solid wood, oak and veneers. All at discounted prices and delivered directly to your door. Relax Home Furniture
Monday 22nd May 2017
The Lisbon Office Chair available in a range of fabrics with seat tilt and lumbar support.
Monday 8th May 2017
The new Relay Mech Back Office Chair available in a range of seat colours and with a black or silver mesh back. .
Tuesday 4th April 2017
The new Dominator range of Office Desk Screens now available. For more information check out this short review on Desk Screens.
Friday 24th March 2017
Our new range of Essential Desk Screens now available. Fabric wrapped screens upholstered in blue or charcoal fabric.

Relax Office Furniture - Suppliers of quality office chairs, draughtsman chairs and office furniture.

Relax Office Furniture are suppliers of office chairs and office furniture throughout the UK with fast delivery on stocked products and bespoke office chairs and draughtsman chairs made to order. All of our stocked office chairs are available on a next day delivery throughout mainland UK. We have various ranges of office chairs with various ranges manufactured to order which offer a range of fabrics and chair options to compliment your office. We also supply a range of draughtsman chairs, industrial seating and factory chairs including polyurethane chairs and PU draughtsman chairs, cleanroom chairs and ESD chairs (Electro Static Dissipative) which are suitable for environments such as laboratory and micro-electronic manufacturing areas.

From a budget operator chair to a leather executive office chair, to an ESD draughtsman chair, we are sure to have the right office chair to suit your requirements. Please browse through our home office furniture products and if there's something you require that you don't see, please contact us and will do our best to help.

Our range of office chairs include executive leather office chairs, operator chairs, 24 hour chairs which are suitable for call centres and control rooms, mesh chairs, draughtsman chairs and a range of industrial seating for a host of environments and applications including in the factory, production and packing areas. Our draughtsman chairs draughtsman chairs are suitable for areas with high benches or counters such as labs, reception counters, architect drawing boards or high desks.

We also supply a large range of office and school storage solutions including pigeon hole units, box file storage units, plan chests and paper storage units. As well a complete range of education furniture for schools and colleges.

We have a huge range of furniture to offer including office desks, pedestals and storage in a range of styles, sizes and finishes. We also supply various ranges of office storage including plan chests, pigeon hole units and office cupboards. We are a passionate, customer-focused company and will go above and beyond to see that your office furniture needs are met. Over the years, we’ve helped clients in a wide array of industries, working closely with them to deliver high quality office furniture and chairs at competitive prices. Whether you prefer to talk by phone or email, at Relax Office Furniture Ltd we strive to provide fantastic solutions in the quickest possible time. Call us today to find out more.

We can offer a full delivery and installation service on our office furniture with a very professional and clean service. Please contact us for more details and pricing. Most of our furniture is available on a next day delivery service.

Choosing the Right Office Chair and Seating Posture

The industrial and tech revolution have drastically changed man’s life. Today many people do much of their work sitting down. For most people working in an office, sitting occupies much of your day. In fact many of us do spend a lot of our time sitting down whether at home or at work. Life as it is today involves a lot of sitting with just a few moments standing or walking.

For one to prevent pain or damage to their body it is important to maintain a good posture. Unfortunately many people after sitting for a long time tend to slouch down or over the chair. This is very dangerous and can cause extensive strain to the spine and overstretch back muscles. It is thus important for one to maintain a good sitting posture whenever you are sat down. Here are a few guidelines to help you put your body in order when sitting down.

However sitting for a long time whether in the office or at home can be detrimental to your back; it can cause pain in your lower back and if you might have had a previous problem with your back, it may worsen the situation. The static posture that one keeps for that long time tends to increase stress on the shoulders, arms, legs and the back.

1. Choose the right chair
The office chair that you sit on determines how you will set your body. It is thus important to have the right chair so as to ensure that your back and more specifically your spine does not go through any unnecessary stress. Ergonomics, the study of how one fits in their work environment has led to the development of ergonomic chairs. An ergonomic chair is specifically designed to ensure that your body is well placed and is well supported to ensure that you do not slouch down or slouch over while you are working or even at home. If you are committed to maintaining a good seating posture then do consider going the extra mile of choosing the chair you sit on carefully; choose an ergonomic chair.

Some alternatives to the traditional office chair are the Swiss exercise ball or the Swedish kneeling chair and draughtsman chairs. These chairs are designed to maximize movement while sitting, an important factor to ensure that your back muscles are not strained by continuous sitting.

2. Eye level
The computer monitor should be placed just right in front of you so that your gaze be aimed at the centre of the screen. Any deviation from the centre will cause you to slouch and also increase the strain on your upper spine.

3. Arm and Elbow positioning
As you adjust your chair make sure that the arms are parallel to your spine. Put the desk as close to you as you can. The forearms and the wrist should be parallel to the floor such that the arms form an L-shape with the elbow being at a 90-degrees angle. The keyboard should be placed in front of you leaving a gap of about 4-6 inches between the keyboard and the edge of the desk so as to provide a space for you to rest your wrists between bouts of typing.

4. Thigh and Calf measure
You should be able to slide your fingers under the space between your thigh and the edge of the office chair. If you can’t, then you need to raise your feet using an adjustable foot rest. You should also be able to fit your clenched fist between your calf and the front of your chair. If your fist does not fit then you need to adjust the back rest by pushing it forward.

5. Support the back
As stated earlier much of the strain that comes from sitting for a long time goes to the back. It is thus recommended that while sitting, you provide as much support as you can for your back. You should adjust your chair to ensure that your lower back is sufficiently supported so as to reduce the strain on the back. You should also get an adjustable chair so that you can easily change back position, height and tilt for maximum comfort.

6. Feet rested on the floor
Finally, your feet should be rested on the floor, flat. This helps with posture, if they aren’t, you can use a footrest that can raise your feet to a comfortable level for you. Also be careful not to cross your legs as this can lead to posture related problems.

There are other many documented ways to achieve a good seating posture but no matter the method, everyone should follow through so as to avoid future back problems.