Herman Miller Aeron vs Embody

The Aeron versus the Embody chair.
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Herman Miller makes some of the best ergonomic office chair available, and two of its best models are the Aeron and the Embody. But which one is the best office chair for your money? Well, I've had time using and reviewing both of them for many months at a time, and it's a close call. Both are exceptional products that prioritise both style and ergonomics, and personally, I think they're two of the best chairs I've ever sat on (and there have been a few!) So in this article, I'll get into the nitty-gritty and compare these two chairs on a range of specific criteria. 

In my comparison, I'll delve into the nuances, evaluating each chair's design, comfort, ergonomics and pricing to help you make an informed decision. Note that for the Aeron, I refer to the entry-model, which I tested for our Herman Miller Aeron review and which is currently around the same price as the Embody on the company's US website.

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Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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