Charles Darwin famously added wheels to his chair
Office chairs date back to the early 1840s when Charles Darwin famously added wheels to his chair so he could move around his study and get to his specimens quickly. This is pretty much the reason why most office chairs have wheels today.
Most modern chairs still feature wheels
Office chairs have evolved over the years, but most modern chairs still feature wheels, especially executive office chairs. That’s not to say you can’t pick an office chair without wheels if you prefer. Let’s look at the pros and cons of office chairs with wheels vs those without: