Steelcase is a wonderful brand, and if you’ve checked out any of my reviews, you’ll know that I like the brand because they have the most premium ergonomic office chairs out there. Steelcase chairs generally look great, feel amazing, and last forever.

However, each chair has it’s strengths and advantages whether due to price, functionality, comfort, or style. The bad thing is that it can be confusing when buying a Steelcase chair since their website doesn’t make it completely obvious which chair is better.

The bad thing is that it can be confusing when buying a Steelcase chair since their website doesn’t make it completely obvious which chair is better. The only real difference the website gives you is the price between the chairs, but just because the Steelcase Gesture is the most expensive, doesn’t actually mean it has the best features or comfort.

In fact, I would wager it has the worst comfort level (although it does have the most adjustable arms?). Similarly, the Steelcase Amia is the cheapest, but it has a bit more features than the more expensive Steelcase Think (although the Think has mesh if you like that).

In this small guide, I’ll give you a breakdown of each Steelcase chair so you can pick the best one for you. If you’re still undecided after checking out our comparison chart, feel free to check out our reviews of each chair.

Steelcase Chair Comparison GestureWhat is the Best Steelcase Chair in 2017?  LeapWhat is the Best Steelcase Chair in 2017?  ThinkWhat is the Best Steelcase Chair in 2017?  AmiaWhat is the Best Steelcase Chair in 2017?
Adjustable Lumbar
Adjustable Back Tension Tilt lock positions, and one position with 20% boost tension
Adjustable Height
Adjustable Seat Depth
Lower Back Firmness Adjustment
Natural Glide System
4D Adjustable Arms
Price $1016 $942 $850 $707

Steelcase Leap – Best Steelcase Chair?

So the Steelcase Leap is obviously the best Steelcase Chair since it has the most features. I can see why the cheaper chairs lack these features, but I’m not sure why Steelcase made the gesture a weaker chair. It seems like they invested all of their research into adjustable arms but to me, that’s one of the least important features of a chair when compared to back support and lumbar adjustment (which it notably lacks).
Coming up second is either the Steelcase Think or the Steelcase Amia. The Amia actually has better back adjustments with an adjustable back tension whereas the Steelcase Think only has one position with back tension with a free form lean ability. However, I think the Steelcase Think is the better-looking chair and I love how it uses mesh to seem more “light weight”.
What is the Best Steelcase Chair in 2017?

Tom Spark is a chair researcher, VPN expert, and a geek product extraordinaire. When he’s not spell checking his articles with Grammarly, he’s playing video games, watching too much Netflix, and deciding if he likes his current chair or not.

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