Herman Miller’s Special All-Black Aeron Chair Was Made For Gaming

Sep 4, 2020

Category: Living

Designed in 1992 by Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf, the influence of the veritable Aeron chair knows no bounds. From locker rooms to recording studios, “America’s Best Selling Chair” can be found across all walks of life — it even occupies a place of its own in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection.

Gaming happens to be one particularly popular application for the Aeron chair design. Featuring incredible adjustability and science-backed ergonomics, it offers unmatched lumbar support — the perfect screen-side companion for extensive bouts of electronic gaming. Part of what makes the Aeron unique is its Pellicle fabric, a breathable, mesh-like material made up of eight zones of varying tension and specifically optimized for the ideal sitting position. However, as we all know, function is only part of the equation — “look good, play good” is a phrase deserving of its due diligence too. Taking input from a wide variety of gamers, Herman Miller has given the people what they want: a matte finish, murdered-out version of the classic Aeron. Now your seating can look as good as your system. Priced at $1445, it’s available from Herman Miller in two sizes and two height ranges to best customize your fit.

Purchase: $1445

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Living

These 4-Way Stretch Laser-Cut Shorts Offer Optimal Airflow & Performance

Woven construction athletic shorts with split and bonded hems & zippered pockets.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

Keep It Cool On The Golf Course With This Performance-Focused lululemon Apparel

A winning shirt and pants combo that's as smart as it is sporty.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

This 5-Story Carbon Fiber Superyacht Has Its Own Midship Tender Port

Its construction would make it 50% lighter than comparably-sized ships.

Posted By

Jul 22, 2021

Featured Image

Auction Block: Tom Hanks’ 1992 Airstream Model 34 Travel Trailer

The award-winning actor's home away from home for nearly 30 years.

Posted By

Jul 22, 2021

Featured Image

The 20 Best Bucket-List Adventure Trips To Take Before You Die

Experiences you have to try for yourself while you're still here on Earth.

Posted By

Jul 15, 2021

Featured Image

The 15 Handyman Skills Every Man Should Know

Bone up on your DIY skills instead of relying on tradesmen unnecessarily.

Posted By

Jul 13, 2021