Looking for the right chairs for your office? Not to worry as there are a plenty of companies in the Nepali market that deal with brands from India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, et cetera. Indian brands such as Featherlite, HOF and Paradise have come up as one stop solutions for office furniture. Whether you are looking for executive, office, visitor, staff, managerial or normal chairs, they have wide range of products that take care of your posture and fit within your budget.
As people are conscious about their posture at work, ergonomic chairs are a popular choice for offices. “We have a wide variety of chairs that suit any office set up and our products come with a year’s warranty,” said Madan Raj Joshi, Chairman at Furniture Land Store, authorised distributor of Paradise. Citing that the demand for office furniture is growing, he said, “We have witnessed 25 per cent growth every year.” The store has executive chairs that range from Rs 22,000 to Rs 45,000, office chairs at Rs 10,000 to 15,000, visitors chairs and working table chair at Rs 8,000 to 12,000 and ergonomic office chairs at Rs 20,000 to Rs 35,000.
“With increasing focus on office set ups, we have witnessed a growth in office furniture these days,” said Ankush Agrawal, Proprietor of HOF Zone exclusive showroom. According to him, they have 50 variants of chairs that range from Rs 6,000 to Rs 200,000. “Each model comes with 15 colours and different texture and fabrics with three years international warranty,” he informed, claiming that they provide the best customer service.
Citing that HOF furniture is slightly high in terms of price, Agrawal said, “Though we are costlier than other brands, it is worth it to invest for its quality, durability and comfort.” He said that their products are ergonomic, tested and unique in design.
Featherlite is another furniture brand that offers complete office furniture solutions. “We have high technology automated chairs and normal economy chairs that suit each hierarchy of offices,” said Nikunj Agrawal, Director at Featherlite. “Despite the earthquake and blockade, we have witnessed 26 per cent sales growth this year. This could be possible because of our quality and trusted products,” he said. Featherlite is offering special discounts on limited products starting from 15 per cent up to 35 per cent till August 31.
Paradise has this flexible office chair with height adjust system and back support costing Rs 12,500.
High back office
This chair offers sitting comfort with full body support. Paradise gives a year’s warranty for its parts and costs Rs 13,500.
This chair from Featherlite is an automatic fit with posture correction sensor. It alerts the sitter if sitting in the wrong posture after a minute. It has adjustable back and head rest as per requirement. Designed in Germany, the price of this chair starts at Rs 175,000 to Rs 196,000.
Featherlite has recently introduced this chair which comes with unique dynaflex system that provides intelligent feedback to the user. The price is set Rs 32,000 onwards for this model.
The Boss chair is the best selling chair and costs Rs 72,000. It has a high back with multi position locking arrangement. It has an aluminium die-cast polished base and arms with PU polished wooden hand rest that look elegant.
Made of genuine leather, Kenzo is a newly launched premium executive ergonomic chair designed in Italy. This HOF chair comes with adjustable head and back rest with multi positioning. Designed for comfort, it has a premium gas lift with push button mechanism that costs Rs 200,000.
A version of this article appears in print on July 09, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.