The Container Store offers a number of different economical office products for sale, and today we are going to look at the Container Store bungee chair. This is a well priced office chair, which looks like good value for money. Does the cheaper price reflect the overall quality of the chair? Lets have a closer look at that below.
Let’s begin by taking a closer look at the design of the chair and the various features. This office bungee chair is a fairly modern looking design, and is completely black all round. The frame of the chair is made out of steel, and has been powder coated. The claimed maximum weight this chair supports is 300lbs, which is quite generous. It is a bit hard to say what kind of back this chair has. It isn’t quite high enough to be classified as a mid back chair, but it does still offer some back support.
The chair is supported by 5 casters, which are made out of polyurethane which ensures your wooden floors won’t get scuffed up by the chair. The arms are fixed in place, but the armrests do provide a wide support which is quite nice. The seat height is easily adjustable by the lever on the right side of the chair and can be adjusted from 16″ and 20″ in height. The chair can also tilt back a little, and swivels 360 degrees. When in a tilted position however, the top of the frame tends to stick in your back which makes it rather uncomfortable to stay in that position.
The chair is rather small and compact, measuring in at 24″ W x 24″ D x 36″ H. The seating area is supported by 9 bungee cords, while the back of the chair has 6 in total. The bungee cords feel fairly firm, and we imagine they will provide quite a few years of use before needing replacing. The cords on our chair did have quite a strong smell, and we can only hope this will fade away over time.
Sitting in the chair is quite a good experience. It feels quite comfortable while providing a decent amount of support. The chair is quite narrow, so if you are a little above the average weight then you could end up sitting on the hard plastic bungee chair supports which won’t be very comfortable. The armrests provide some nice support at their height, but this could mean that the chair won’t fit under many desks. If this is the case, then they can be removed if necessary.
So that is a quick summary of the Container Store chair. If you are looking for a economical choice, then this chair seems like a good option. It is a bit on the small side, but if you are looking for something compact then this is certainly not a bad choice. With a retail price of around $150 or so, you probably won’t find a cheaper desk bungee chair than this.
- Very affordable
- Looks good
- 300lbs weight limit
- Provides decent support
- Quite small and thin
- Bungee cords have a potent smell
If you are looking for a cheap bungee chair, then the Container Store chair is not a bad choice. It is a bit on the small size however, so make sure you check the measurements first to ensure you won’t be left with an uncomfortable chair. The chair is currently available for sale from the Container Store and from Amazon.