Zody Upholstered Office Chair

Experience total comfort from head to toe. One of the first chairs of its kind, Zody Upholstered (LX) fully supports two positions: sitting down, and that in-between “perch” that’s half sitting, half standing (a common posture with a sit-to-stand desk). Built on over 20 years of independent field studies and knowledge, it’s the most researched chair on the market.

Details

Zody matches science and well-being with thoughtful design for ultimate comfort. With a fully upholstered back and seat, it’s available in a range of colors and fabrics to suit your space.

This chair is designed to accommodate a sitting position and a dual-posture position. This optional adjustment supports the in-between “perch” posture that’s half sitting, half standing when your sit-to-stand desk is raised. But you don’t need a sit-to-stand desk to love this chair — it’s pure comfort both ways.

And it’s not only good for your body. It’s good for the planet, too. This is the first chair ever to be Cradle to Cradle Bronze® certified — the most rigorous environmental standard for products that can be fully reused after their first life. It’s also GREENGUARD Gold® certified and independently tested to be free from over 10,000 chemicals to help contribute to cleaner air in your home.

Try it at home for 30 days. If you decide to return it, the shipping’s on us.  

  • Adjustable Seat Height
  • 4D Arms
  • Adjustable Seat Depth
  • Back Stop
  • Tilt Tension
  • Forward Tilt
  • Optional Height-Adjustable Lumbar Support
  • Optional Dual Posture
  • Soft Casters

Dimensions

  • Standard Posture: Overall Height: 38.8"-43.8"
  • Dual Posture: Overall Height: 40.3"-47"
  • Overall Width: 29"
  • Overall Depth: 29"
  • Standard Posture: Seat Height: 16"–21"
  • Dual Posture: Seat Height: 17.5"–24.5"
  • Seat Width: 19.5"
  • Seat Depth: 16.4"-19.4"
  • Arm Height: 7.6"-11.6"
  • Warrantied for people up to 400 lbs.

Reviews

How to Adjust & Care For Zody

Watch the video to see how to easily adjust Zody’s seat height and depth, tilt tension, and more.

Get to know all the adjustments on Zody.

Content: Care
  • Vacuum your chair as needed.
  • For additional cleaning, use a solution of lukewarm water and mild detergent (about 10%). Gently apply in a circular motion, then rinse with warm water and dry with a soft cloth.

Materials

Choose from our exclusive fabrics or top-grain leather. Our fabrics are durable, soft, and wear beautifully over time. Want a look that’s more luxe? Our rich, semi-aniline leather is premium grade (and easy to clean).

Shipping, Setup, & Returns

Shipping

Free ground shipping.

Setup

No assembly required. Your chair will be ready to go, right out of the box

Returns

Free returns if initiated within 30 days of receipt.

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Comfort Award
Sustainably Made
12 year warranty
Assembled
GREENGUARD Gold
Cradle to Cradle
30-Day Trial
BIFMA Certified

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Comfort for how you WFH.

Dual Posture

This innovative option supports the in-between posture that’s half sitting, half standing when your sit-to-stand desk is raised.

Lumbar Support

Cradle your lower spine in firm but flexible comfort that moves with you.

Forward Tilt

Angle the seat downward by 5° to support a forward-leaning posture.

Seat Height Adjustment

Adjust the seat up and down depending on your height.

Tilt Tension Control

Go from relaxed and reclined to sitting upright in seconds with a simple, easy-to-use crank.

4D Arms

Get full support for your neck and shoulders with arms that move in and out, up and down, side to side, and front to back.

We’ll just call you a professional comfy person.

Sit, Stand or Somewhere In Between

Zody is one of the first chairs (ever!) to offer a dual posture option. That means it ergonomically supports two positions: sitting down, and that in-between “perch” position that’s half sitting, half standing. (If you have a sit-to-stand desk, you know what we mean.)

Genuinely Sustainable

Zody is the first chair ever to be Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze under the newest qualifications. This is the most ambitious standard yet for making products that enable an equitable and sustainable future for people and the planet. Zody also satisfies the most stringent level of environmental standards from the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association.

GREENGUARD Gold® Certified

Zody is independently tested to be free from over 10,000 chemicals to help contribute to cleaner air in your home. It’s considered the most stringent standard for ensuring products are low in VOC emissions, which can lead to healthier indoor environments. Short for volatile organic compounds, VOCs are chemicals emitted as gasses into the air. The most common exposure is in our homes.

Environmental Integrity

Our chairs are crafted with more than 90% recyclable materials. That means almost the entire thing can be broken down to be recycled — and they’re designed for easy disassembly, so recycling is hassle free. We don’t use PVC, heavy metals, or flame retardants to make our chairs.

Sustainable Comfort

Choose Zody upholstered in our Hobson fabric, and you’ll help make a difference. Made from 80% ocean-bound plastic and recycled polyester, this exclusive material is durable, modern, and soft to the touch. Each yard diverts 33 plastic bottles from entering our oceans.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

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M.S.
pretty + function

I have always sacrificed comfort for a more simple / less "office-y" look for our photo studio space, but my team uses a shared desk where some of us are at for hours a day.
When this chair came into our lives (and studio) it really made a difference and fulfilled the non-office look with a stylish chair that works with our aesthetic AND was way more comfortable than I thought a chair could be!

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Mike S
I'm a believer!

As someone who spent over two decades never spending more than $50 on an office chair, my skepticism about high-end chairs was quite firm. The notion that a chair could significantly impact one's life seemed exaggerated. However, with the onset of stiffer joints and escalating sciatic nerve pain, my perspective began to shift. The realization that a substantial part of my day was spent sitting, especially since transitioning to a work-from-home setup, led me to reconsider my stance on investing in a quality chair.

Enter the Zody, a decision that I initially approached with a mix of hope and caution. Having used this chair for a couple of weeks now, I can confidently say that my skepticism has been replaced by genuine appreciation. The difference it has made in my daily routine is palpable.

The most immediate change was the comfort it offered. The pain that had become a constant companion started to subside, a relief that I attribute directly to the chair's ergonomic design. However, it's not just about the comfort. The chair's build quality is exceptional, exuding a sense of durability and sturdiness that my previous chairs lacked.

One of the standout features is the adjustability. The Zody chair allows for fine-tuning to fit one's body type, a feature that has proven invaluable for me. The range of adjustments ensures that the chair conforms to your body, rather than forcing your body to adapt to the chair.

Another aspect worth mentioning is the smoothness of its movement. Gone are the days of awkwardly maneuvering to roll in a straight line. This chair glides effortlessly, akin to skating on ice, enhancing the overall experience of using it.

The Zody has converted me into a believer. It's a testament to the idea that investing in essential items - be it quality food, a good bed, or now, a quality chair - is not an extravagance but a necessity for well-being. The cost, when broken down in the context of daily use and benefits, is not just reasonable but seems like a wise investment. This chair is not just a piece of office furniture; it's a tool for enhancing daily life and well-being.

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Danielle
I gasped outloud when I sat in it!

Having worked from home since 2017, I've been on a constant rotation of office chairs....this is my 6th and last chair. I only wish I'd decided to make the investment sooner. It's so beyond comfortable. The support for my lower back is crazy good. And, it's so easy to adjust to get it in exactly the position that suits the task at hand. It's both supportive and comfortable. Not only that, I was worried I'd have to sacrifice style for something that was functional, but I'm so pleased with how beautifully designed this chair is. It fits right in with my decor and actually even levels up the sophistication of my home office. Can't say enough good things!

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Nate
Best chair so far

Not the most comfy chair in the world. In fact, it’s little bit uncomfortable at first. However, my chronic neck and back pains are gone while sitting on this chair. With my previous chair, I wasn’t able to work more than an hour because it caused pain on either neck or back depending on how I adjust sitting position. I had a little bit of concern about a no-headrest chair. But I realized having a free range of motion in the neck is more comfortable than having a head rest with a limited range of motion.

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Eric Belair
Best chair I’ve had

This is the best chair I’ve had. I typically suffer from lower back pain, and I work from home, so having a top quality office chair is very important to me. It took my a while to find this chair, but I am very happy that I did. I also tried the Fern, and while it felt just as premium, it just didn’t agree with me. I tried the Zody LX next and it immediately felt like the chair was made for me; I knew it right away. After a few weeks sitting on it, I still feel the same way.

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