The mention of the term office furniture usually brings up an image of chairs, desks and cubicles. Most people do not look beyond these images. However, office furniture is more than just desks, cubicles and chairs since, it has to make it possible for you to multi-task. Moreover, it has to accommodate your stationary, technology and rolodex.
The human body evolved as a long distance runner. Our bodies are not adapted to sitting for eight hours a day in a fixed position. In fact, if a person tries consciously to sit with his back supported by his internal muscles he will usually be exhausted after a few minutes. This is the reason for office chairs.