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Modern Lounge Armchair with Square Frame, Custom
Located in Greenwich, CT
An upholstered lounge armchair with a modern open square base and arm design handmade with brown mahogany wood. Custom built to order and made by us in Norwalk, Connecticut. Meas...
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2010s American Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Upholstered Club Chair with Nailheads, Customizable
Located in Greenwich, CT
The Aspetuck club chair features exposed nailheads, the "colchon" cushion inspired by early mattress styles. Customizable, built to order in our Norwalk, CT workroom. Frame is mad...
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2010s American Modern Chairs

Materials

Linen, Birch, Maple

Achille Salvagni, "Mini Vittoria" Shearling Chair, Italy, 2016
Located in New York, NY
Vittoria is a plush, armless club chair by Italian designer Achille Salvagni. Its lacquer base is available in a variety of colors and accented with a rim of polished bronze. Upholst...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Club Chairs

Materials

Bronze

Skirted Upholstered Club Chair
Located in Greenwich, CT
Our Madison chair features a t-cushion and loose pillow back for additional comfort. The chair is framed in maple and birch. Price does not include fabric. Fabric shown is for im...
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2010s American American Classical Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Maple

  • Skirted Upholstered Club Chair
  • Skirted Upholstered Club Chair
  • Skirted Upholstered Club Chair
  • Skirted Upholstered Club Chair
H 29 in. W 30 in. D 35 in.
Lilian Club Chair, Ivory Bouclé Lounge Chair by Christian Siriano
Located in New York, NY
Made to order wood & bouclé club chair designed by Christian Siriano. Legs: Stained Maple Body: Ivory Bouclé Measures: Seat height: 17” Seat depth: 26” Overall height: 30...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Maple

Yellow Black Chair
Located in Paris, FR
Chair yellow black with structure in solid blackened tinted wood. Upholstered and covered with yellow velvet high quality fabric. Also available with other fabric colors on request.
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Yellow Black Chair
  • Yellow Black Chair
  • Yellow Black Chair
  • Yellow Black Chair
H 28.35 in. W 23.63 in. D 25.2 in.
Giorgio Collection Tufted Big Armchair in Beige Leather with Ebony Macassar Arm
Located in New York, NY
Big armchair with fronts in ebony Makassar wood in high gloss polyester covered in tufted first grade leather. Chrome steel feet. Size: cm 92 W x 86 D x 127 H Size: 36”½ W x 34” D x...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Giorgio Collection Curve Back Ebony Macassar Occasional Chair in Beige Leather
Located in New York, NY
Occasional oval chair in Ebony in high gloss polyester covered in high grade leather. Chrome steel feet. 28”½W x 27”D x 42”½H This item is only available to purchase in the United ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

"Xitle" Lounge Chair
Located in Mexico City, MX
The "Xitle" lounge chair is part of ADN Studio´s Volcan Collection. This collection seeks to go back to basics. It is a subtle and refined interpretation of the archytypical Modern f...
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2010s Mexican Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

  • "Xitle" Lounge Chair
  • "Xitle" Lounge Chair
  • "Xitle" Lounge Chair
  • "Xitle" Lounge Chair
H 28.35 in. W 28.35 in. D 29.93 in.
21st Century Art Deco Elie Saab Maison Duotone Leather Club Armchair, Italy
Located in Massagno, CH
21st century Art Deco Elie Saab Maison Duotone leather club armchair, Italy The embracing structure of the club armchair evolves you in its unique design and exquisite Italian Cra...
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2010s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Nickel

Lloyd Barrel Back Lounge and Accent Chair by Crump and Kwash
Located in Baltimore City, MD
Lloyd lounge chair by Crump and Kwash Solid wood frame / hand rubbed oil finish / solid steel or brass rungs / leather wrapped back support / leather seat top / premium foam cushi...
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2010s North American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

White Maple Red Orange Padauk Solid Wood Lounge Chair and Top Grain Leather Seat
Located in Toronto, Ontario
This stunning lounge chair is part of the Striped Series by Troy Smith Studio. This lounge chair is totally unique and original and 100% crafted by hand out of solid maple wood fr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Club Chair with Loose Back Cushion and Hand Rolled Seat and Wood Turned Legs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Gladys club chair is a deco Classic beauty with loose back cushion made of feather and down and square back and arms with clean seams - it has a solid seat with hand-stitched rol...
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2010s American American Classical Club Chairs

Materials

Brass

Wood Framed Chair with Loose Back and Seat Cushions
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Viva club chair is a beautifully styled and comfortable armchair shown with linen cushions and arm pads - all hand sewn cushions with feather and down inserts with carved wood fr...
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2010s American American Classical Club Chairs

Materials

Linen, Oak

Bisquit Tufted Square Arm Club Chair with Wood Frame and Button Detailing
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Milton club chair by LF Upholstery is a sleek modern take on the everyday square armchair, loose back and seat cushions with soft foam, feather and down fill, shown with wood det...
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2010s American American Classical Club Chairs

Materials

Mahogany, Linen

Upholstered Club Chair Shown in Tweed Fabric with Nailhead Trim and Carved
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Colin club chair is an elegant addition to your Den or Library. All handcrafted in our shop in Brooklyn, it is upholstered with hand tied springs and synthetic hair. Special nail...
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2010s American American Classical Club Chairs

Materials

Linen, Mahogany

Club Chair with Nail Trimmed Square Back with Scroll Arms and Loose Seat Cushion
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Lorraine club chair is the LF Collection variation on the timeless Jansen style club chair - with the square back trimmed with either French natural or pewter nailheads - padded ...
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2010s American International Style Club Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Mahogany

Modern Decorative Curved Club Chair and Ottoman Covered in Melon Fabric
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Albee chair and ottoman is the newest addition to our line of furniture. A modern styled chair that is versatile as much as it is comfortable. All hand stitched upholstery with h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Linen, Mahogany

1970s Style Cocktail Lounge Chair
Located in London, GB
Reproduced from a pair of 1970s lounge chairs sourced from Italy, this chair is faithfully manufactured to the original design. Fully customisable and made to order, the chair is ...
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2010s British Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Macassar

  • 1970s Style Cocktail Lounge Chair
  • 1970s Style Cocktail Lounge Chair
  • 1970s Style Cocktail Lounge Chair
  • 1970s Style Cocktail Lounge Chair
H 21.26 in. W 34.65 in. D 33.47 in.
Busto Curved Back and Fabric Seat Armchair in Teak
Located in Miami, FL
The Busto chair features a beautiful brown faux leather on the outside back and the inside back that stands out in combination with the fabric seat and back pillow. Yet another Uulti...
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2010s Brazilian Chaise Longues

Materials

Teak, Upholstery

Vincent Lounge Chair In Olive Drab Leather And Walnut Frame
Located in Cambridge, Ontario
The Vincent lounge chair features a heritage leather seat and back and finely crafted black walnut wooden frame. Displayed here in olive green leather, the Vincent is a true statem...
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2010s Canadian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Walnut, Leather, Leather, Leather, Walnut, Walnut

JCP Universe Belmer Armchair by Matteo Cibic
Located in Cantu, IT
“Soft mounds entice you To the basement, the forest To find your comforts” Haiku by Alistair Gentry Between sculpture and design, Belmer is a wonder-object, suggesting a newl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

  • JCP Universe Belmer Armchair by Matteo Cibic
  • JCP Universe Belmer Armchair by Matteo Cibic
  • JCP Universe Belmer Armchair by Matteo Cibic
  • JCP Universe Belmer Armchair by Matteo Cibic
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H 30.71 in. W 47.25 in. D 39.38 in.
Contemporary Armchair Made from a Single Block of Scented Cedar Wood
Located in New York, NY
Handcrafted armchair made from a single block of volcano scented cedar. Distinguished by its enveloping and ergonomic body in a continuous line from the seat to the back. The cushion...
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2010s Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

In Stock Black Oak Riviera Chair with Two-Tone Leather by May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This artful conversation chair is a bold statement in any room, designed for each user to sit facing one another at an acute angle. Hand constructed with meticulously cut finger join...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Brutalist Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

In Stock Black Oak Riviera Chair with Black Leather by May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This artful conversation chair is a bold statement in any room, designed for each user to sit facing one another at an acute angle. Hand constructed with meticulously cut finger join...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Brutalist Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Timeless Club Chair in Gray by Borja Garcia & José A. Gandia-Blasco
Located in New York, NY
Timeless is the outdoor furniture collection inspired by the rational architectural language from the early 20th century, designed by José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales and Borja García. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Club Chairs

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Aluminum

Timeless Small Club Chair in Gray by Borja Garcia and José a. Gandia-Blasco
Located in New York, NY
Timeless is the outdoor furniture collection inspired by the rational architectural language from the early 20th century, designed by José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales and Borja García. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Club Chairs

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Aluminum

Jasper Morrison Low Pad Armchair in Beech with Black Leather for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
Maximum comfort, minimum dimensions: this was the underlying study behind this design by Jasper Morrison. The low pad has a shell made of curved beech plywood paired with perfectly s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Foam, Beech, Plywood

Jasper Morrison Low Pad Armchair in Beech with Red Hero Fabric for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
Maximum comfort, minimum dimensions: this was the underlying study behind this design by Jasper Morrison. The low pad has a shell made of curved beech plywood paired with perfectly s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Plywood, Foam, Beech

Johan Lindstèn Embroidery Simple Armchair in Blue Hero Fabric for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
Simple, refined, versatile: the Embroidery Simple chair designed by Johan Lindstén is a tasteful accent for private or professional settings, thanks to a presence that is discrete ye...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Foam, Beech, Poplar

Alessandro Mendini Proust Armchair in Black, Green and Red Fabric Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
One of the most acclaimed design pieces in the world, the Proust armchair by Alessandro Mendini was launched in 1978, when it was used to furnish the Palazzo dei Diamanti, in Ferrara...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Foam, Beech

Alessandro Mendini Proust Armchair in Blue, Grey and Yellow Fabric Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
One of the most acclaimed design pieces in the world, the Proust armchair by Alessandro Mendini was launched in 1978, when it was used to furnish the Palazzo dei Diamanti, in Ferrara...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Foam, Beech

Pair of Custom Made 1940s Style Sheepskin Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of reproduction armchairs in the 1940s Danish modern style. These high-end, custom-made pieces are handmade to order at our workshops in England. The chair legs are availab...
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2010s Danish Scandinavian Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Beech, Oak, Walnut, Sheepskin

  • Pair of Custom Made 1940s Style Sheepskin Armchairs
  • Pair of Custom Made 1940s Style Sheepskin Armchairs
  • Pair of Custom Made 1940s Style Sheepskin Armchairs
  • Pair of Custom Made 1940s Style Sheepskin Armchairs
H 33.47 in. W 33.08 in. D 35.44 in.
Sumptuous Pair of Grey Flannel Upholstered Barrel Back Wing Chairs
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Absolutely sublime pair of barrel back wing chairs newly upholstered in a soft refined grey flannel. The legs are mahogany, the back legs splay out slightly in a lovely shape, and al...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Wingback Chairs

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Upholstery, Mahogany

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Cast Silver
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Cast Slate
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A' Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Canvas Granite
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A' Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Canvas Natural
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Canvas Navy
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Cast Slate
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Dining Chair 'Grade A' Wire Brushed Weathered Gray
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton dining chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. All Cavan furniture is made by hand, upon order, with ...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

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Teak

Brixton Teak Dining Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton dining chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. All CAVAN furniture is made by hand, upon order, with ...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Cabana Regatta
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair's wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Cast Silver
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
Category

2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Canvas Natural
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A' Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Canvas Navy
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
Category

2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Cabana Classic
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
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2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A': Wire Brushed Natural Wood, Canvas Granite
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All CA...
Category

2010s Philippine Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Brixton Teak Lounge Chair 'Grade A' Wire Brushed Weathered Gray, Cabana Regatta
Located in PHOENIX, AZ
With it’s simple design, the Brixton lounge chair’s wide base and generous proportions enhance comfort for ultimate relaxation. Plush cushions add luxury with a timeless feel. All Ca...
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2010s Philippine Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Teak

Pair of Midcentury Style Teak and Leather Club Chair, Great Scale for Comfort
Located in Buchanan, MI
One pair of midcentury style teak and leather club chair, great scale for comfort. Great application for contract use. Four available, priced per chair.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Club Chair with Walnut Banded Barrel Back and Hand-Turned, Tapered Legs
Located in Gallatin, NY
Our barrel form, fit to your body, sits atop four hand-turned and tapered legs. As the back band meets the line of the arm and joins the face frame, a three-way mitered joint unites ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut, Walnut, Cotton, Walnut

Modern Deco Armchair in Pink Velvet Capitoné, Brass Foot and Walnut Wood Frame
Located in Oporto, PT
1. Product description: The “Deco” armchair is made with high-end velvet tissue which enhances the comfort of this piece. The Deep Buttoning technique on the back of the armchair, a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass, Brass

Finn Juhl Reading Chair, Wood and Fabric
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Armchair designed by Finn Juhl in 1953, relaunched in 2015. Manufactured by House of Finn Juhl in Denmark. In 1953, Finn Juhl designed this simple yet elegant dining chair for th...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair, Wood and Fabric
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair, Wood and Fabric
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair, Wood and Fabric
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair, Wood and Fabric
H 29.14 in. W 20.48 in. D 22.84 in.
Finn Juhl Reading Chair Veneer Seat Walnut Teak
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Chair designed by Finn Juhl in 1953, relaunched in 2015. Manufactured by House of Finn Juhl in Denmark. The Reading chair is one of Finn Juhl's more simple, yet elegant, pieces. ...
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2010s Danish Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair Veneer Seat Walnut Teak
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair Veneer Seat Walnut Teak
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair Veneer Seat Walnut Teak
  • Finn Juhl Reading Chair Veneer Seat Walnut Teak
H 29.14 in. W 20.48 in. D 22.84 in.
21st Century Green Velvet Louis Bar Stool Polished Brass Walnut
Located in RIO TINTO, PT
Louis bar chair is one of the Ottiu’s bestsellers. Ottiu was inspired by the most important jazz trumpeter and singer ever, Louis Armstrong, to design the Louis midcentury bar chair...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Stools

Materials

Brass

One of a Kind Modern Teak Womb Chair
Located in Coral Gables, FL
This first edition sample is from John Brevard's new sculptural Teak collection. Featuring a curved back and smooth edges, this solid teak chair envelopes us like a womb. Handmade of...
Category

2010s American Club Chairs

Materials

Teak

  • One of a Kind Modern Teak Womb Chair
  • One of a Kind Modern Teak Womb Chair
  • One of a Kind Modern Teak Womb Chair
  • One of a Kind Modern Teak Womb Chair
H 43 in. W 26 in. D 27.25 in.
Gradeada Brazilian Contemporary Wood and Straw Armchair by Lattoog
Located in Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Made predominantly of wood, this armchair is a synthesis of the dialogue between straight lines, curves and plans. Their profiles remain unchanged throughout the whole structure, dir...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Straw, Wood

Hug Chair by Mauro Mori
Located in New York, NY
One of two unique sculpted chairs hand carved by the artist in antique Albizia Rosa wood from the Seychelles. Each is delivered with a signed certificate of authenticities. Each of...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Hug Chair by Mauro Mori
  • Hug Chair by Mauro Mori
  • Hug Chair by Mauro Mori
  • Hug Chair by Mauro Mori
H 38 in. W 35.4 in. D 32.2 in.
Alessandro Mendini Proust Geometrica Armchair in Multi-Color Fabric, Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
A further evolution of the icon created by Alessandro Mendini in 1978 for the Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, the Proust Geometrica armchair incorporates the heritage of the origina...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Plywood

21st Century Art Deco Elie Saab Maison Liquid Metal Fabric Kate Armchair, Italy
Located in Massagno, CH
21st century Art Deco Elie Saab Maison liquid metal fabric Kate armchair, Italy With its geometric charm, the captivating design of the Kate armchair reflects the contemporary ref...
Category

2010s Italian Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Metal

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Contemporary Wood Club Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of contemporary wood club chairs available for sale. We have 1 antique and vintage contemporary wood club chairs in-stock, while there are 247 modern editions to choose from as well. Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Art Deco contemporary wood club chairs are consistently popular styles. Some contemporary wood club chairs are too large for some spaces — a variety of smaller contemporary wood club chairs, measuring 11.82 inches across, are available at 1stDibs. Contemporary wood club chairs have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Cappellini, Mambo Unlimited Ideas and Jasper Morrison are consistently popular.

How Much are Contemporary Wood Club Chairs?

Prices for contemporary wood club chairs start at $143 and top out at $42,915 with the average selling for $4,625.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality lounge furniture cannot be overstated. Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other seating — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless styles in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other furnishings — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.