By Haworth Design Studio & ITO Design

Fern is the world’s first desk chair designed with edgeless comfort. Inspired by nature, Fern puts the person at the center of work with new levels of balance, flexibility, and performance. Fern is the best ergonomic office chair because it intuitively moves with the user to bring unparalleled support throughout the day.

Fern Overview

Inside the Fern desk chair is a high level of science, engineering, and innovation that enables high performance. Fern is unlike other ergonomic office chairs because it moves to work with you, not against you. Fern’s Wave Suspension system is the heart of the desk chair and the key to its back comfort and flexibility. Fern's state of the art design that is based in science and inspired by nature makes it one of the best ergonomic computer chairs.

    • 5” pneumatic height adjustment
    • Waterfall seat edge
    • Total back support through patented Wave Suspension system
    • Edgeless comfort support
    • Lumbar support adjusts up and down to the curvature of your back
    • Seat depth adjustment
    • Headrest
    • Forward tilt
    • Multi-position back stop
    • Luxe comfort, knit back, or upholstered back
    • 4D, fixed arms, height-adjustable arms, or armless
    • Stool available
    • GREENGUARD Gold Certified
    • BIFMA LEVEL 3 Certified
    • Interior Design's HiP at NeoCon Award
    • Interior Design's Best of Year Award
    • Core77 Design Award
    • Architizer A+Award
    • Red Dot Award
    • USA



Stool - 4D Arms

Catalog Number SFS-U0-7S11A1


Task Chair - No Arms

Catalog Number SFT-U0-0N14A1


Stool - No Arms

Catalog Number SFS-U0-0N11A1


Task Chair - 4D Arms

Catalog Number SFT-U0-7S14A1



Product Documents

Ergonomic Seating Guide
Haworth Fern Task chairs in red upholstery with Digital Knit back

Work Well

With Fern, more comfort means less distraction. As you move or change posture, Fern works with you, not against you, so you can stay focused on the tasks at hand. With no hard outer frame, Fern has a soft and pliable edge that won’t jar you or limit your movement.

Sit Well

Fern accommodates the diverse working population with new levels of all-day comfort, regardless of size, posture, or work mode. Research-driven, Fern’s ergonomic innovations provide total back support and respond to your every movement.

Feel Well

Fern provides a comfortable, engaging sitting experience that creates good feelings, keeping you balanced and centered in your chair. Its approachable design is less machine, more human, with mechanics discreetly integrated into the warm, residential aesthetic.