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Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll, 1960
Located in Chicago, IL
Early pair of tulip dining arm chairs by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, circa 1960. Cushions upholstered in Jack Lenor Larsen velvet with new foam.         
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Fiberglass

Fried Egg Chair Sheep Chair, by Hans Olsen from Warm Nordic
Located in Viby J, DK
A unique asymmetrical lounge chair, designed by the highly acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen in the 1950s. Fried egg is also available in an exclusive anniversary edition with s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Foam

Gianfranco Ferré Home Club Armchair in Dark Beige Cotton
Located in Cantu, IT
An impressive and welcoming armchair, created to amaze and dominate the scene. The high and welcoming seatback is characterized by the refined Capitonné manufacturing and by the carv...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Foam, Beech

Studio Cappellini Normal Chair with Leather Upholstery for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
A successful blend between rigour and Romanticism. In this chair, the precision of the design is accompanied by a captivating aesthetic flair. The Normal chair has a frame without ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Jasper Morrison Tate Chair in Fabric or Leather Upholstery for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
Easy to stack, to a maximum of 6 pieces, the Tate chair designed by Jasper Morrison is part of a range that includes chairs and stools. This series has a base made of satined stainle...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Foam, Beech, Plywood

Jasper Morrison Tate Stool Upholstered in Fabric or Leather for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
Easy to stack – to a maximum of 6 pieces – the Tate chair designed by Jasper Morrison is part of a range that includes chairs and stools. This series has a base made of satined stain...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Foam, Beech, Plywood

In Stock in Los Angeles, Gold Metal Ribbon Chair by Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2.2) In Stock in Los Angeles The Ribbon chair is the object that expresses the female langu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Plastic

Giancarlo Piretti Lucite Pink Folding "Plia" Italian Chairs for Castelli, 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
Original and signed set of pink "Plia" folding chairs in Lucite. This fantastic set was designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli in 1967. These folding chairs are made of very r...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Brogliato Traverso Newood Light Stool in Solid Ashwood for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
BrogliatoTraverso studio has continued to amplify its celebrated family, inspired by Classic Windsor chairs, this time in two ultra-light versions: Newood Light chair and Newood Ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Foam, Ash, Beech

Jasper Morrison Hi Pad Chair in Beech Plywood & Fabric or Leather for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
The Hi pad chair, and accompanying Hi pad stool, are the result of a production process that represents the perfect balance between technology and artisan craftsmanship: in these pie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Foam, Beech, Plywood

Cappellini Newood Relax Light Armchair in Beech & Ashwood by Brogliato Traverso
Located in New York, NY
The Newood Relax Light chair, by BrogliatoTraverso, is an elegant interpretation of the Newood chair, but this version is lighter due to the elimination of the eight rods that charac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Ash, Beech, Foam

Jasper Morrison Lotus High Chair in Polished Chrome and Beech for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
The Lotus (High), by Jasper Morrison, is part of a complete collection of chairs, envisioned to be easily adaptable for both domestic and variegated professional settings. Available ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Jasper Morrison Small Hi Pad Stool in Fabric or Leather Upholstery by Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
The Hi pad chair, and accompanying Hi pad Stool, are the result of a production process that represents the perfect balance between technology and artisan craftsmanship: in these pie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Foam, Beech, Plywood

Brogliato Traverso Newood Light Chair in Solid Ashwood for Cappellini
Located in New York, NY
BrogliatoTraverso studio has continued to amplify its celebrated family, inspired by Classic Windsor chairs, this time in two ultra-light versions: Newood Light chair and Newood Ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Foam, Beech, Ash

Pair of Midcentury Chairs, Vertex, by Miroslav Navratil, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition little scratches on fiberglass on steel legs nice patina.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Set of 4 Casalino Chairs by Alexander Begge for Casala
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This set of four plastic chairs was designed by Alexander Begge in 1971 and manufactured by Casala, Germany. The model Casalino's have ivory colored frames and seats covered with...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Fiberglass

Four Mid Century Charles Hollis Jones Style Lucite Chairs
Located in Baltimore, MD
An amazing set of 4 vintage Mid-Century Modern tubular Lucite chairs, in the style of Charles Hollis Jones. Great modern form, featuring a tubular Lucite frame with a barrel backrest...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Lucite

Orion Dining Chair with Plush Pink Velvet and Gold Arms by Nika Zupanc
Located in Kolkata, IN
Orion Dining Chair with Plush Pink Velvet and Gold Arms by Nika Zupanc is a beautiful chair in pink velvet contrasted with luxurious gold trims. Ultra-chic in any interior space. Ni...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Foam

Davis Armchair in Fabric by Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors
Located in Cantu, IT
With its graceful lines and compact proportions, Davis armchair creates an intimate conversation area. This refined armchair is raised off the floor on thin bronze brushed legs for a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Foam, Fabric

Mid-Century Modern Italian Set of 4 Robin Day Rotating Chairs, 1960s
Located in Prato, IT
Mid-Century Modern Italian set of 4 rotating polypropylene and chrome steel chairs by Robin Day for S.A.M.U. Italy, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' Chair, Italy
Located in Naples, IT
Design Classic Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' chair. "The Symbol of a New Era focused on plastic". That's how the Plia chair was presented in 1967 at the Fiera del Mobile in...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

  • Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' Chair, Italy
  • Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' Chair, Italy
  • Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' Chair, Italy
  • Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 'Plia' Chair, Italy
H 29.53 in. W 17.72 in. D 18.51 in.
Orion Dining Chair with Plush Pink Velvet and Rose Gold Arms by Nika Zupanc
Located in Kolkata, IN
Orion Dining Chair with Plush Pink Velvet and Rose Gold Arms by Nika Zupanc is a beautiful chair in pink velvet contrasted with luxurious rose gold trims. Ultra chic in any interior ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Foam

Gerard Le Fe Fibreglass Chair for Prisunic Editions, France, circa 1970
Located in London, GB
Prisunic editions was both a manufacturer and retailer founded in France during 1968. The company’s aim was to revolutionise the furniture industry within France offering the consume...
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Vintage 1970s French Space Age Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Charles Hollis Jones Waterfall Lucite Dining Chairs, Set of Eight, circa 1970
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This set of eight elegant Charles Hollis Jones dining chairs feature cascading lucite arms which transition gracefully to form the waterfall legs. Designed and made in the 1970s, the...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Lucite, Fabric

Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Set of 6 tulip armchairs by Eero Saarinen for Knoll. Newly upholstered in a dead stock Herman Miller textile.  
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20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Aluminum

  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs for Knoll
H 31.5 in. W 25 in. D 19 in.
Eight Chairs Marzio Cecchi Enamelled Metal Foam Velvet, Italy, 1980s
Located in Milano, IT
Group of eight chairs, enamelled metal, foam padding, velvet upholstery. Good condition. The product can be restored by our laboratories to renew the enamelling of the structure comp...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Set of 4 Tulip Dining Chairs by Eero Saarinen Produced by Knoll, circa 1960s
Located in Geneva, CH
Set of 4 early tulip dining chairs by Eero Saarinen produced by Knoll International, circa 1960. 2 swiveling, 2 fix chairs Indigo blue new cushions.   
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Chairs

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Aluminum

Chaise Tulipe, Tulip Chair, Saarinen and Knoll, Pivotante
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) and Knoll International The tulip chair was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1955-1956 for the Knoll Company of New York City. Chaise modèle Tulipe Chair m...
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Late 20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Dudley Armchair in Fabric and Leather by Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors
Located in Cantu, IT
A new little armchair with an appealing design, characterized by a seat upholstered with the new silk Karen from the last Roberto Cavalli collection and by a particular and scenograp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Foam

Snake Armchair in Light Leather by Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors
Located in Cantu, IT
Animals inspire interiors! A really aggressive armchair with the two golden snakes that act as armrests, recalling the rich details used in Roberto Cavalli world. Armchair structure...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Foam

Sharpei Armchair in Light Leather by Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors
Located in Cantu, IT
The refined manufacturing of the seatback, enriched with decorative studs, is the main feature of this original armchair which combines experimentation in the design of the shapes wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Foam

Sharpei Armchair in Beige Leather by Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors
Located in Cantu, IT
The refined manufacturing of the seatback, enriched with decorative studs, is the main feature of this original armchair which combines experimentation in the design of the shapes wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Foam

Emeco Alfi Low Back Chair with Black Powder-Coated Aluminum Frame by Jasper
Located in Hanover, PA
Emeco and Jasper Morrison together, designed and engineered the Alfi collection with the conviction that what you don't see is as important as what you do see. Made of reclaimed mate...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Emeco Alfi High Back Chair with Aluminum Frame by Jasper Morrison
Located in Hanover, PA
Emeco and Jasper Morrison together, designed and engineered the Alfi Collection with the conviction that what you don't see is as important as what you do see. Made of reclaimed mate...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

111 Navy Mini Chair by Coca-Cola
Located in Hanover, PA
The 111 Navy Mini is a story of innovation, turning waste plastic into something that lasts. Each stool is made of 111 recycled PET bottles. Like the original 111 Navy stool, these o...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

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Plastic

  • 111 Navy Mini Chair by Coca-Cola
  • 111 Navy Mini Chair by Coca-Cola
  • 111 Navy Mini Chair by Coca-Cola
  • 111 Navy Mini Chair by Coca-Cola
BeachCharcoalFlintGrass + 3 more
H 31.46 in. W 15.36 in. D 19.69 in.
Emeco Alfi Low Back Chair with Aluminum Frame by Jasper Morrison
Located in Hanover, PA
Emeco and Jasper Morrison together, designed and engineered the Alfi Collection with the conviction that what you don't see is as important as what you do see. Made of reclaimed mate...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Emeco Alfi High Back Chair with Black Powder Coated Aluminum Frame by Jasper
Located in Hanover, PA
Emeco and Jasper Morrison together, designed and engineered the Alfi Collection with the conviction that what you don't see is as important as what you do see. Made of reclaimed mate...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Chaise Tulipe, Tulip Chair, Saarinen and Knoll, Non Pivotante
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) and Knoll International The tulip chair was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1955-1956 for the Knoll Company of New York City. Chaise modèle Tulipe Chair m...
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Late 20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Hotchkiss Chair in Beige and Walnut by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Hotchkiss side dining chair (PL306) is upholstered in Kravet's 34622-116 Crypton Home fabric with Walnut wood stain and features French Natural #9 nailhead trim. Made in the USA. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

Materials

Polyester

Groton Chair in Beige and Black by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Groton side dining chair (PL300) is upholstered in Kravet's 34623-1116 Crypton home fabric with black painted finish. Made in the USA. Ready to ship.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chairs

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Polyester

Rare Yellow Paul McCobb Origami Armchair on Spider Base
Located in Dronten, NL
1960s vintage white molded fiberglass Origami arm shell chair designed by Paul McCobb on very scarce spider base. A stunning example of this rarely seen combo. The faceted chair has...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Painted Bakelite Slat Stacking Chairs, England, circa 1940
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of stackable painted bakelite slat chairs with painted metal tubular frames marked PEL. These industrial stacking chairs have taken on a truly special patina. The bakelite has c...
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Vintage 1930s English Industrial Chairs

Materials

Metal

Robin Day for Hille Set Chairs, 1970s
Located in bari, IT
Set of six Space Age chairs produced by Hille from the 1970s by Robin Day.
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Vintage 1970s English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • Robin Day for Hille Set Chairs, 1970s
  • Robin Day for Hille Set Chairs, 1970s
  • Robin Day for Hille Set Chairs, 1970s
  • Robin Day for Hille Set Chairs, 1970s
H 29.53 in. W 20.87 in. D 23.23 in.
8 Memphis Postmodern Dining Chairs Manner of Michele De Lucci, Italy, 1980s
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
8 Memphis Postmodern dining chairs manner of Michele De Lucci, Italy, 1980s. Fiberglass seat. Metal frame. Solid and stabile. Perfect condition, unique design.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal

Roly Poly Polyethylene Armchair in Flesh by Faye Toogood for Driade
Located in New York, NY
The distinctive, reassuringly chunky lines of Faye Toogood’s Roly-Poly furniture collection become even more inviting in her new collaboration with Driade. The latest line for the It...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Plastic

Meridiana Chair in Transparent by Christophe Pillet for Driade
Located in New York, NY
The Meridiana table stems from the ultimate globetrotter chair, revised this year with solid wooden legs. An archetype of the coffee shop or domestic table, it displays a precious ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Plastic

Space Age Yellow Lucite Plia Pair of Folding Chairs Giancarlo Piretti 1969 Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
A Space Age yellow Lucite Plia pair of folding chairs designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli 1969 Italy. This foldable iconic chair is one of the most popular designs by Giancar...
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Late 20th Century Italian Space Age Chairs

Materials

Metal

Russel Woodard Spun Fiber Glass Resin Set of 4 Outdoors Bar Stools
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern set of four Russel Woodard bar stools.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Fiberglass

Sika Design Simone Woven Rattan Bistro Bar Stool in Black with Black Dots
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Affäire is designed for the upper end cafés, brasseries and restaurants in historical European cities and capitals all-over the world. An elegant choice for Rivieras and sidewalk caf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Modern Stools

Materials

Rattan, Plastic

Sika Design Valerie Woven Rattan Bistro Chair in Ivory
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Affäire is designed for the upper end cafés, brasseries and restaurants in historical European cities and capitals all-over the world. An elegant choice for Rivieras and sidewalk caf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Rattan, Plastic

Modern Multi-Color Jacquard Fabric Dining or Accent Chair by Marcel Wanders
Located in Origgio (VA), IT
The B.B collection consists of a dining table with seats, which recall Wanders' "New Antiques" collection, seeking a contrast between the weight of the archetypal forms and the light...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Set of 2 Pink Ribbon Chairs, Designed by Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2.2) In Stock in Los Angeles The Ribbon chair is the object that expresses the female langu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Set of 4 Pink Ribbon Chairs, Designed by Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2.2) In Stock in Los Angeles Set includes: - 4 x Pink Ribbon Chairs The Ribbon chair is th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Plastic

Kartell Philippe Starck Eros Lucite and Chrome Chairs, Midcentury
Located in STOKE ON TRENT, GB
EroS chairs A pair of cream Lucite and chrome wire EroS chairs designed by Italian designer Philippe Starck and manufactured for Kartell in the 1980s. The steel wire frame pre...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of Four Lucite Folding Chairs
Located in South Salem, NY
A beautiful set of midcentury folding Lucite chairs. A brilliant and thick pale Smokey Lucite seat and curved back with chrome legs and hinges. Midcentury Italian Lucite in good cond...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Chairs

Materials

Lucite

  • Set of Four Lucite Folding Chairs
  • Set of Four Lucite Folding Chairs
  • Set of Four Lucite Folding Chairs
  • Set of Four Lucite Folding Chairs
H 29 in. W 15.75 in. D 18 in.
Faye Toogood Roly Poly Contemporary Dining Chair in Cream Fibreglass, London
Located in Barcelona, ES
Roly-Poly Dining Chair Raw Manufactured by Faye Toogood London, 2018 Fiberglass Measurements 68cm wide x 50cm deep x 75cm hight 26.77in wide x 19.68in deep x 29.52in hight Colors ...
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2010s British Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Faye Toogood Cream Contemporary Roly Poly Chair Fibreglass
Located in Barcelona, ES
Roly-Poly Chair Raw Manufactured by Faye Toogood London, 2018 Fiberglass Measurements 85cm wide x 59cm deep x 61cm height 33,46 in wide x 23,22in deep x 25,40in height Colors – Cre...
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2010s British Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs by Knoll
Located in Geneva, CH
Set of 6 tulip armchairs by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, circa 2006 Perfect condition. Swiveling. Orange leather cushions. Signed under the base H 81 x L 66 x D 60 cm Seat height : 4...
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Vintage 1950s Swiss Armchairs

Materials

Aluminum

  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs by Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs by Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs by Knoll
  • Eero Saarinen Tulip Armchairs by Knoll
H 31.89 in. W 25.99 in. D 23.63 in.
Mariolina Chair in Anthracite Metal Legs, Silk Gray Shell, by E-GGs
Located in New York, NY
This Mariolina chair is offered with iron legs in anthracite, a shell in polypropylene silk grey and the option to select an upholstered cushion material for your chair. The iron leg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pelleossa Chair in Black Wood, Upholstered Seat, by Francesco Faccin
Located in New York, NY
This Pellerossa chair is shown here without an armrest, in black aniline wood with nine upholstery seating fabrics to select from. The upholstery options include leather, vegetable l...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

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Beige Plastic Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of beige plastic chairs available on 1stDibs. We have 74 antique and vintage beige plastic chairs in-stock, while there are 67 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of beige plastic chairs available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of beige plastic chairs to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Scandinavian Modern beige plastic chairs are of considerable interest. Many beige plastic chairs are appealing in their simplicity, but Miniforms, Charles and Ray Eames and Herman Miller produced popular beige plastic chairs that are worth a look.

How Much are Beige Plastic Chairs?

Beige plastic chairs can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $1,366, while the lowest priced sells for $145 and the highest can go for as much as $25,578.

Finding the Right Chairs for You

Chairs are an indispensable component of your home and office. Can you imagine your life without the chair you love?

With the exception of rocking chairs, the majority of the seating in our homes today — antique and vintage Windsor chairs, chaise longues, wingback chairs — originated in either England or France. Art Nouveau chairs, the style of which also originated in those regions, embraced the inherent magnificence of the natural world with decorative flourishes and refined designs that blended both curved and geometric contour lines. While craftsmanship and styles have evolved in the past century, chairs have had a singular significance in our lives, no matter what your favorite chair looks like.

“The chair is the piece of furniture that is closest to human beings,” said Hans Wegner. The revered Danish cabinetmaker and furniture designer was prolific, having designed nearly 500 chairs over the course of his lifetime. His beloved designs include the Wishbone chair, the wingback Papa Bear chair and many more.

Other designers of Scandinavian modernist chairs introduced new dynamics to this staple with sculptural flowing lines, curvaceous shapes and efficient functionality. The Paimio armchair, Swan chair and Panton chair are vintage works of Finnish and Danish seating that left an indelible mark on the history of good furniture design.

“What works good is better than what looks good, because what works good lasts,” said Ray Eames. 

Visionary polymaths Ray and Charles Eames experimented with bent plywood and fiberglass with the goal of producing affordable furniture for a mass market. Like other celebrated mid-century modern furniture designers of elegant low-profile furnishings — among them Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Finn Juhl — the Eameses considered ergonomic support, durability and cost, all of which should be top of mind when shopping for the perfect chair. The Eameses introduced numerous icons for manufacturer Herman Miller, such as the Eames lounge chair and ottoman, molded plywood dining chairs the DCM and DCW (which can be artfully mismatched around your dining table) and a wealth of other treasured pieces for the home and office.

A good chair anchors us to a place and can become an object of timeless appeal. Take a seat and browse the rich variety of vintage, new and antique chairs on 1stDibs today.