Herman Miller and Logitech G introduce Vantum, a modern gaming chair designed for gamers from the ground up

Herman Miller, in partnership with Logitech G, today unveiled its latest performance gaming chair, Vantum, focused on versatility, adaptability and purposely built for gamers from the ground up. Staying true to the research-driven spirit of the powerful collaboration between Herman Miller and Logitech G, Vantum provides gamers with the right level of support across the various game modes for greater comfort, concentration, and stamina whether they’re playing or pausing.

“As a performance-driven brand, our ultimate ambition is to unlock the potential of every player through thoughtful solutions and research that solves problems, delivers results and enables meaningful change at every level of gaming,” said Jon Campbell, General Manager of Gaming at Herman Miller. . “The Vantum Gaming Chair is our response to the community’s request for more of our collaboration. It offers the same promise of advanced ergonomics, unparalleled quality and desirability as the original Embody Gaming Chair, but now with more color options and a more accessible price point.”

“Over the past 3 years, Logitech G and Herman Miller have worked together with a shared vision to deliver high-quality, ergonomic furniture solutions to gamers. We are excited to enter the next phase of our evolution with this landmark launch,” said Aron Drayer, Head of Marketing Partnerships for Logitech G. “Together with Herman Miller, our shared passion and drive to give gamers the very best has continued to to bring our creativity and expertise to the fore and we couldn’t be happier to present the gaming community with Vantum.”

At its core, the Vantum Gaming Chair supports the active-gaming-forward stance, a position proven to encourage focus and faster reaction times, two factors that play a vital role in gaming. To achieve this, Vantum is designed to proactively place users in an active/upright position the moment they sit down, using a modified seat cushion and PostureFit, which provides adjustable support to the lower back and strengthens the pelvis, preventing slump and fatigue are prevented. To further help gamers ensure they are in their correct position, numerical feedback on the tilt adjustments has been included so that gamers can easily identify and recall their preferred settings.

One of the striking new features of Vantum’s design is the presence of a headrest. When not in an active playing position, the adjustable headrest provides gamers with maximum comfort by correctly supporting the area where the base of a player’s head touches their spine. This mechanic applies little or no direct pressure to the neck, making it easy for players to sit back and relax.

“One of the patterns our teams noticed during our research is that gamers need versatility,” Campbell says. “A strong active posture is essential for gameplay, but having an equally supported, reclining position for moments of relaxation is essential for modern gamers who not only play games, but also watch streams and movies, chat with friends, participate in virtual events or just need a moment to relax after a stressful match.”

To further support the reclining position, Vantum is the first gaming chair to offer a thoracic support cushion, which serves to properly support the upper back, neck and head in a relaxed position. The headrest and thoracic support work together to ensure gamers can relieve pressure build-up and regain focus when needed, especially when playing for long periods of time.

Whether a gamer is standing upright immersed in a tight match, reclined in a moment of rest, or somewhere in between, Vantum’s flexible cushion and exclusive suspension material will provide comfort and support by distributing pressure appropriately in response to each posture – making it balance and circulation. The seat cover is a 100% post-consumer recycled textile with high-quality properties.

As for the final look of the chair, the Vantum Gaming Chair has gone through many rounds of revisions and ideas to ensure a gamer’s needs were prioritized both in terms of aesthetics and appearance. “This project started with the challenge of deconstructing what the essence of a gaming chair really is,” says Campbell. “How do you make a chair feel alive and active, not sluggish and sedentary? How do you visually communicate through color and emotion what the actual technology and architecture of the piece should do?”

The end result is an expressive, bold chair that visually and physically cradles the user while layering the supporting, technical pieces within it. Visually lightweight, fluid and sculptural, the Vantum Gaming Chair perfectly combines comfort, support and an athletic expression for the modern gamer. Gamers can further personalize their seat by choosing from three brilliant colors: Polar, Flare and Obsidian.

The Vantum Gaming Chair is available now for the price of $995 USD. Like the rest of the portfolio, Vantum is rigorously tested and built to last, backed by a 12-year warranty. The chair is made of durable, long-lasting materials, including die-cast aluminum and glass-filled nylon. Vantum is available for purchase at Herman Miller stores and at hermanmiller.com/gaming.

Via Herman Miller

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