Desk Chairs Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2032

Desk Chairs Market Research Report Information By Type (Movable & Non-Movable), By End-Use (Residential, Commercial & Institutional) and Distribution Channel {(Store-Based – Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Convenience Store and Others) and Non Store-Based)} and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CR/8893-HCR | 90 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh | September 2023         

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Global Desk Chairs Market Overview


Desk Chairs Market Size was valued at USD 15 Billion in 2022. The Desk Chairs market industry is projected to grow from USD 15.7 Billion in 2023 to USD 22.8 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.80% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Ergonomics and comfort, office furniture trends, work from home culture, technological integration, corporate wellness initiatives, growing awareness of health issues, green and sustainable practices, e-commerce and online retail, market growth, innovation and product development, are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Desk Chairs Market


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Desk Chairs Market Trends



  • Work from home culture is driving the market growth


The furniture industry has not been exempt from the severe effects of the Work from Home (WFH) lifestyle. Demand for home office furniture, particularly desk chairs, quickly increased as millions of individuals switched to remote work arrangements. The market for desk chairs is still impacted by a number of significant variables as a result of this change in office culture.


The need for convenient and comfortable seating options is what propels the market for desk chairs. When employees began spending lengthy stretches of time at their desks at home, it became clear how crucial it was to have excellent posture and minimize physical stress on the body. Desk chairs with ergonomic designs are gaining popularity due to their excellent lumbar support, adjustable armrests and height, and rotational capabilities. Both companies and private individuals are prepared to spend money on high-quality chairs that increase output and general well-being during prolonged work hours.


As remote work became in popularity, businesses and employees realized how important it was to set up dedicated, practical home offices. Maintaining a productive work environment and separating work from personal life requires a well-designed home office space. Desk chairs are crucial elements of a well-equipped home office because they play a vital part in this setup. As a result of the WFH culture, desk chairs and other practical, ergonomic home office equipment have taken the place of unplanned seating configurations.


Due to WFH culture, technology in office chairs has been adopted more quickly. There is an increasing need for technologically advanced furniture due to the growth of linked devices and smart workspaces. With sensors and monitoring tools, smart desk chairs are being created to recognize users' sitting habits, notify them when their posture needs to be corrected, and even prompt them to take breaks. These technological advancements meet the requirements of remote employees and continue the overall trend of utilizing smart office and home technologies.


Desk chairs are more necessary now that more people are working remotely. Manufacturers and retailers now have access to a wider market because traditional office locations are no longer a barrier. The WFH culture has caused the desk chair market to go , with people searching all over the world for acceptable seating solutions to improve their remote work experiences. Because of the growing market, producers may now satiate a wider range of consumer preferences and tastes. Consumer expectations and behavior have changed as a result of the increase in remote work. Customers now place a higher value on the aesthetics of their home office furniture than they once did on comfort and usability. With the popularity of virtual meetings and video conferencing, many want their home offices to appear attractive and professional. There is a significant market opportunity for sleek, contemporary desk chairs that match home furnishings.


The development of e-commerce in the market for desk chairs has also been facilitated by the WFH culture. Online furniture retailers for remote workers are increasing as more people purchase online for their home office needs. Sales in the online furniture industry have increased as a result of how simple it is to see and buy desk chairs from the comfort of one's home. Thus, driving the Desk Chairs market revenue.


Desk Chairs Market Segment Insights


Desk Chairs Type Insights


The Desk Chairs market segmentation, based on type, includes Movable & Non-Movable. The movable segment dominated the market in 2022. Moving desk chairs have become more necessary as home offices and remote work have grown in popularity. When setting up their workstations at home, people choose chairs that are easily moved and adjusted to suit varied places and requirements. Movable chairs are created to meet the varying needs of remote workers because they may utilize their seats in various locations throughout the course of the day.


Desk Chairs End-Use Insights


The Desk Chairs market segmentation, based on End-Use, includes Residential, Commercial & Institutional. The commercial category generated the most income in 2022. After the widespread usage of remote work during the COVID-19 epidemic, some companies may have decided to return to conventional offices in 2022. Demand for commercial furniture presumably surged when businesses resumed on-site operations and needed to refurbish or furnish offices.


Desk Chairs Distribution channel Insights


The Desk Chairs market segmentation, based on distribution channel, includes {(Store-Based – Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Convenience Store and Others) and NonStore-Based)}. The store-based category generated the most income in 2022. Furniture retailers with physical stores who are well-known and well-recognized may enjoy greater consumer trust, which could boost sales and revenue.


Figure 1: Desk Chairs Market, by Distribution channel, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Desk Chairs Market, by Distribution channel, 2022 & 2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Desk Chairs Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North America Desk Chairs Market dominated this market in 2022 (45.80%) due to the fact that the US is home to several of the major desk chair manufacturers. The US dominated the market for desk chairs in North America, followed by Canada and Mexico. Numerous furniture producers now have attractive opportunities because to the growing demand of ergonomic furniture. Further, the U.S. Desk Chairs market held the largest market share, and the Canada Desk Chairs market was the fastest growing market in the North America region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: DESK CHAIRS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


DESK CHAIRS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe Desk Chairs market accounts for the second-largest market share. European workplaces are recognized for placing a high priority on employee health and safety. As a result, the importance of ergonomic furniture, such as desk chairs, is being increasingly recognized by people. European consumers select chairs that offer greater lumbar support, adjustable features, and all-around comfort to promote good posture and reduce the chance of work-related injuries. Further, the German Desk Chairs market held the largest market share, and the UK Desk Chairs market was the fastest growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Desk Chairs Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. According to predictions, there will be plenty of opportunities in the coming years due to the growth of official and other commercial areas, urbanization, disposable money, and the influx of many significant players. Moreover, China’s Desk Chairs market held the largest market share, and the Indian Desk Chairs market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Desk Chairs Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Desk Chairs market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Desk Chairs industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the Desk Chairs industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Desk Chairs industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Desk Chairs market, including Herman Miller Inc. (US), IKEA (Sweden), Steelcase Inc. (US), Haworth Inc. (US), Knoll, Inc. (US), HNI Corporation (US), La-Z-Boy Inc. (US), Vitra (US), Kimball International (US), KI (US) and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


MillerKnoll Inc. (MillerKnoll), formerly Herman Miller Inc., designs, develops, and sells a variety of interior furnishings, including system furniture, chairs, filing and storage, desks, tables, and accessories. The company offers products for sale under the Knoll, Herman Miller, Hay, Colebrook Bosson Saunders, DatesWeiser, Edelman Leather, Fully, Design Within Reach, Holly Hunt, Maars, Geiger, Living Walls, Maharam, Muuto, Naughtone, KnollTextiles, and Spinneybeck/FilzFelt brand names. Businesses, homes, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions can all access its services. Herman sells its products to customers through independent retail distributors, direct mail catalogs, e-commerce, DWR, and HAY studios. The corporation has operations in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The corporate office of MillerKnoll is located in Zeeland, Michigan, a city in the US.


Knoll Inc. (Knoll), a branch of MillerKnoll Inc., is a manufacturer, designer, and marketer of furnishings, accessories, lighting, and coverings for use in both commercial and residential settings. Its product portfolio also includes lights, rugs, textiles and leather, fabrics, desks, tables, lounge furniture, cafe and dining chairs, occasional tables, system furniture, seats, storage, and architectural solutions. The brands of these products include Florence Knoll, Life, Reff, Ollo, Quoin, Antenna, Remix, Rockwell Unscripted, Barcelona, Wassily, Womb, ReGeneration by Knoll, and others. A wide range of industries, including residential, legal, government and GSA, the federal government of Canada, education, healthcare, small enterprises and startups, and the legal industry, are served by the corporation. It has manufacturing facilities in both North America and Europe. The Knoll headquarters are located in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, a city in the US.


Key Companies in the Desk Chairs market include



  • Herman Miller Inc. (US)

  • IKEA (Sweden)

  • Steelcase Inc. (US)

  • Haworth Inc. (US)

  • Knoll, Inc. (US)

  • HNI Corporation (US)

  • La-Z-Boy Inc. (US)

  • Vitra (US)

  • Kimball International (US)

  • KI (US)


Desk Chairs Industry Developments


December 2021: HNI Corporation purchased Design Public Group, a digital business with tools that could hasten the growth of businesses' digital footprints. This platform is expected to make it possible for businesses to connect with a broad range of market customers through their various digital and e-commerce operations.


November 2021: Herman Miller, a pioneer in cutting-edge design and furniture solutions, unveiled a brand-new seating line in collaboration with Michael Anastassiades-Comma.


Desk Chairs Market Segmentation


Desk Chairs Type Outlook



  • Movable

  • Non-Movable


Desk Chairs End-Use Outlook



  • Residential

  • Commercial

  • Institutional


Desk Chairs Distribution Channel Outlook



  • Store-Based – (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Convenience Store and Others)

  • Non Store-Based


Desk Chairs Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America





Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 15 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 15.7 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 22.8 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.80% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, End-Use, Distribution Channel, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S., Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Herman Miller Inc. (US), IKEA (Sweden), Steelcase Inc. (US), Haworth Inc. (US), Knoll, Inc. (US), HNI Corporation (US), La-Z-Boy Inc. (US), Vitra (US), Kimball International (US), KI (US)
Key Market Opportunities ·         After the COVID-19 epidemic, Work from Home became popular.
Key Market Dynamics ·          increase in disposable income.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Desk Chairs market size was valued at USD 15 Billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.80% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share in the market.

The key players in the market are Herman Miller Inc. (US), IKEA (Sweden), Steelcase Inc. (US), Haworth Inc. (US), Knoll, Inc. (US), HNI Corporation (US), La-Z-Boy Inc. (US), Vitra (US), Kimball International (US), KI (US).

The Movable category dominated the market in 2022.

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