Lab-Designed Chair that Reconfigures Itself to Fit Your Spine

This chair was designed specifically to prevent cubicle-induced spine agony. Its back a mass of constantly-shifting, quiet springs and special "pliable" textile mesh, the Embody chair (pictured) is the latest thing from ergonomics wonder company Herman "Aeron Chair" Miller. The designer, Stumpf, is known for chairs… » 10/24/08 11:10am 10/24/08 11:10am

Luxury Chairs for Tomorrow's Enfeebled Elites

Now you need no further proof that health care has become a luxury commodity. Herman Miller, makers of those Aeron chairs whose high price tags and cybernator look made them symbols of dot-com office opulence, has just purchased Brandrud Furniture, maker of specialized furniture for hospital patients. This is a major… » 12/24/07 11:30am 12/24/07 11:30am