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1970’s Papasan Style Lounge Chair
Located in Bradenton, FL
A Mid-Century Modern Papasan style bamboo lounge chair that swivels and rocks, made by Grand Basket
Category

Mid-20th Century Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bamboo

1970’s Papasan Style Lounge Chair
1970’s Papasan Style Lounge Chair
H 41.25 in W 30 in D 33.5 in
1960s Lounge Chair Swivels into a Chaise Lounge in Boucle
Located in New York, NY
1960s Lounge chair that Swivels into a chaise lounge upholstered in Boucle. The backrest rotates in
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery

Vintage Channel Back Swivel Lounge Chairs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wonderful vintage Channel back swivel lounge chairs designed and manufactured in the United States
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Bernhardt Design Vika Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Bernhardt
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Fantastic Pair of Swivel Vika Lounge chairs by Bernhardt Design features a solid swivel chrome base
Category

1990s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Vintage Velvet "Barrel" Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Beautiful vintage velvet “barrel” swivel lounge chairs in style of Monteverdi Young, circa 1950s
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood, Lacquer

Midcentury Brass Swivel Lounge Chairs by Directional
By Directional, Milo Baughman
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Stunning vintage brass swivel lounge chairs designed and manufactured by Directional in the United
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Vintage Walnut Swivel Lounge Chairs by Directional
By Milo Baughman, Directional
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wonderful vintage walnut swivel lounge chairs by Directional from the United States, circa 1970s
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Walnut

Directional Mid Century Barrel Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Directional
Located in Countryside, IL
Directional mid century barrel swivel lounge chairs These chairs measure: 28 wide x 33 deep x 26
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

809 Swivel Lounge Chair Designed by Formstelle
By Formstelle
Located in New York, NY
low side tables 1808 and 1809. A footstool rounds off the range. The swivel frame of the lounge chair
Category

2010s German Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric

809 Swivel Lounge Chair Designed by Formstelle
809 Swivel Lounge Chair Designed by Formstelle
H 32.29 in W 32.29 in D 27.56 in
Midcentury Swivel Lounge Chairs Styled After Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Midcentury swivel lounge chairs designed by Beverly Interiors. These beautiful swivel chairs are
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Midcentury Walnut "Barrel" Swivel Lounge Chairs by Directional
By Directional, Milo Baughman
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wonderful midcentury walnut “Barrel” swivel lounge chairs designed by Directional and manufactured
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Walnut

Pair Blue Swiveling Ruched Barrel-Back Lounge Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
These plush chairs are so much more than just typical swivel chairs, draws influence from Milo
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet

Set of Vladimir Kagan Bouclé Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Dallas, TX
A modernist's dream! Offered is a stunning pair of restored nautilus chairs produced by Vladimir
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Rush Seat and Back Wicker Lounge / Swivel Chair, Throne Chair, Montis
By Gerard Van Den Berg
Located in Stamford, CT
A rush seat and back wicker lounge / swivel chair, Throne Chair A rush seat and back throne
Category

Late 20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Wilkhahn Swivel Lounge Chairs in Black Leather and Metal
By Wilkhahn
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Wilkhahn, lounge chairs, leather, metal, Germany, 1970s These cubic low lounge chairs rest on a
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vintage Brass Base Swivel Lounge Chairs in Black Leather
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of glamorous 1970s velvet swivel lounge chairs. Clean modern lines combine with classic
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Swivel Set Lounge Chairs by Thayer Coggin
By Thayer Coggin, Ransom Culler
Located in Chicago, IL
A pair of barrel swivel lounge chairs is an excellent choice for adding comfort and style to any
Category

1990s American Post-Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Pair of Black Leather Harvey Probber Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Harvey Probber
Located in Dallas, TX
Harvey Probber, Model 303A swiveling chairs. The chair's solid-body design is perfectly proportioned with
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood, Leather

Pair of Swivel Lounge Chairs in Black Leather and Metal
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pair of lounge chairs, leather, metal, Europe, 1970s Cubic, low lounge chair on a swivel base
Category

Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vintage Chrome Swivel Lounge Chair by Leon Rosen for Pace
By Pace Collection, Leon Rosen
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Stunning vintage chrome swivel lounge chair designed by Leon Rosen for the Pace Collection in the
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mid-Century Modern Adrian Pearsall Rock Swivel Lounge Chair
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Charleston, SC
comfortable border to the chairs’ shell.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Vladimir Kagan Style Asymmetrical Swivel “Nautilus” Weiman Lounge Chairs - Pair
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid Century Modern Vladimir Kagan Style Asymmetrical Swivel “Nautilus” Weiman Lounge Chairs - Pair
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Mohair

Pair of Vintage Swivel Lounge Chairs in Light Grey Shearling
Located in Asheville, NC
Introducing a captivating pair of vintage swivel lounge chairs, meticulously refurbished to
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Geoffrey Harcourt Patinated Cognac Leather Swivel Lounge Chair, The Netherlands
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Almelo, NL
Geoffrey Harcourt Patinated Cognac Leather Swivel Lounge Chair, The Netherlands 1970s Patinated
Category

Late 20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

1970's Mid-Century Modern Swivel Lounge Chairs - a Pair
By Ib Madsen, H.W. Klein, Selig
Located in Burbank, CA
Mid-century Modern lounge chairs for sale. They have been completely restored, and look incredible
Category

Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

808 Swivel Recliner Lounge Chair with Ottoman Designed by Formstelle
By Formstelle
Located in New York, NY
low side tables 1808 and 1809. A footstool rounds off the range. The swivel frame of the lounge chair
Category

2010s German Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric

Pair of Vladimir Kagan Rare Swivel Lounge Chairs for Directional
By Vladimir Kagan, Directional
Located in Dallas, TX
Offered is a beautiful pair of rare Nautilus style swivel chairs born from the ingenuity of the
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet

Leather Swivel Lounge Chairs Designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Dallas, TX
Add some playful elegance to your space with these swiveling Dunbar chairs designed by Edward
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Pair of Adrian Pearsall Attributed Swivel Lounge Chairs in Ivory Bouclé
By Adrian Pearsall, Craft Associates
Located in Saint Louis, MO
looking to add "furniture art" into your space, these Adrian Pearsall attributed swivel lounge chairs
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Walnut

Gardner Leaver for Steelcase Sculptural Chrome Series 455 Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Steelcase, Gardner Leaver
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid Century Modern Gardner Leaver for Steelcase Sculptural Chrome Series 455 Swivel Lounge Chairs
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Swivel / Lounge Chairs, Blue Faux Fur
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nautilus Style Swivel / Lounge Chairs, Blue Faux Fur Opposing organic
Category

1990s North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Faux Fur

Wrapped Reed and Bamboo Swivel Tilt Lounge Chair c. 1970's
By McGuire
Located in New York, NY
Extra grade 1970's vintage swivel, and tilt lounge chair constructed of wrapped rattan, and
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bamboo, Reed

Set of Swivel Lounge Chairs in Olive Green Silk, C. 1950s
Located in Westport, CT
A timeless duo of vintage swivel chairs inspired by the iconic style of Edward Wormley for Dunbar
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Silk, Walnut

808 Swivel Recliner Lounge Leather Chair with Ottoman Designed by Formstelle
By Formstelle
Located in New York, NY
low side tables 1808 and 1809. A footstool rounds off the range. The swivel frame of the lounge chair
Category

2010s German Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric

Bruno Mathsson for Dux Chrome Based Swivel Lounge Chair. 1 of 2
By Dux of Sweden, Bruno Mathsson
Located in Chicago, IL
This swivelling easy chair is a cross between the famous “Jetson” lounge chair and the “Karin
Category

Vintage 1960s Swedish Post-Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Jens Risom for Jens Risom Design Inc. Pair of Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Jens Risom for Jens Risom Design, pair of swivel lounge chairs, teak, fabric, United States, 1960s
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates MCM Walnut Base Swivel Lounge Chairs - Pair
By Craft Associates, Adrian Pearsall
Located in Countryside, IL
Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates Mid Century Walnut Base Swivel Lounge Chairs - Pair Each
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Harvey Probber Style Tufted Barrel Back Swivel Lounge Chair in Yellow Mohair
By Harvey Probber
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid-Century Modern Harvey Probber style tufted barrel back swivel lounge chair newly upholstered in
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Mohair, Wood

Harvey Probber Swivel Lounge Chairs Upholstered in Camel Teddy Bear C. 1955
By Harvey Probber
Located in Saint Louis, MO
This pair of swiveling lounge chairs Model 303A by Harvey Probber is Mid Century Modern royalty
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery, Walnut

Pair of Adrian Pearsall Mom & Pop Swivel Lounge Chairs in Ivory Bouclé
By Adrian Pearsall, Craft Associates
Located in Saint Louis, MO
summer. These Pearsall chairs also swivel and tilt making them a great choice for lounging. The set
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery

Mid-century swedish lounge swivel chair with Ottoman by Göte Möbler, 1960s
By Göte Möbler Nässjö
Located in STRASBOURG, FR
Comfortable swivel lounge chair with ottoman, produced by Göte Möbler Sweden during the 1960s. The
Category

Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Leather Tilt Swivel Lounge Chairs by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, c1970s
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Chino Hills, CA
We are thrilled to present this stunning pair of vintage lounge chairs, designed by the renowned
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Circular Swivel Lounge Chair Model 'Convair' in Green Velvet by Oddmund Vad
By VAD Trevarefabrikk, Oddmund Vad
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful Scandinavian Modern bentwood ' model Convair' swivel lounge chair by Oddmund Vad for VAD
Category

Vintage 1970s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Bentwood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Swiveling Lounge Barrell Back Club Chairs, C1960
By George Nelson
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous pair of barrel back swivel chairs in a dusty rose corduroy. Heavy and well designed with a
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Pair Circular Swivel Lounge Chairs Model 'Convair' Green Velvet by Oddmund Vad
By VAD Trevarefabrikk, Oddmund Vad
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful set of two Scandinavian modern bentwood ' model Convair' swivel lounge chairs by Oddmund
Category

Vintage 1970s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Bentwood

Three Circular Swivel Lounge Chairs Model 'Convair' Green Velvet by Oddmund Vad
By VAD Trevarefabrikk, Oddmund Vad
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful set of three Scandinavian modern bentwood ' model Convair' swivel lounge chairs by
Category

Vintage 1970s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Bentwood

Pair of 1970s Milo Baughman Swivel-Tilt Lounge Chairs with Walnut Bases
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
A beautiful pair of swivel-tilt chairs designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, circa 1960's
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Custom Upholstered Velvet Swivel Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Our custom swivel chair is meticulously crafted to redefine luxury seating. Inspired by mid-century
Category

2010s Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

2 MCM Polished Aluminum Barrel Swivel Lounge Chairs Chrome Tulip Base by Woodard
By Russell Woodard, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in Topeka, KS
lounge chairs by Russell Woodard, a pair. This piece has been attributed based upon archived research
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Pair Aubergine Scoop Swivel Lounge Chairs, Metal Base by Barbara Barry for HBF
By HBF, Barbara Barry
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome pair of Scoop swivel lounge chairs with a metal base by Barbara Barry for HBF. This pair
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Modern Eoos for Coalesse Joel Green Swivel Lounge Chairs by Walter Knoll, a Pair
By EOOS, Coalesse, Walter Knoll
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Fabulous pair of Joel green swivel lounge chairs by Walter Knoll. The modern beauty and smart
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Modern EOOS for Coalesse Joel Blue Swivel Lounge Chairs by Walter Knoll, a Pair
By Coalesse, Walter Knoll, EOOS
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Fabulous pair of Joel blue swivel lounge chairs by Walter Knoll. The modern beauty and smart
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Huxley Swivel Chair by Lawson-Fenning
By Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The Huxley swivel chair is inspired by 1970s lounge furniture. A curvaceous form with a single line
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

1950s Hollywood Regency Asymmetrical Swivel Chairs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Beautiful pair of Hollywood regency asymmetrical swivel chairs manufactured and designed in the
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Huxley Swivel Chair by Lawson-Fenning
By Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The Huxley swivel chair is inspired by 1970s lounge furniture. A curvaceous form with a single line
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Pair Of Vladimir Kagan Swivel Chairs
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Houston, TX
Pair Of Vladimir Kagan Swivel Chairs. This handsome pair of Kagan swivel lounge chairs, club chairs
Category

Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Pair Of Vladimir Kagan Swivel Chairs
Pair Of Vladimir Kagan Swivel Chairs
H 29 in W 39.5 in D 34.5 in
Mid-Century Modern Barrel Back Swivel Chairs
By Directional
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of vintage modern round back lounge chairs. Fully covered chair and base that swivels.
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Pair Milo Baughman Barrel Back Swivel Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Handsome pair of very unusual swivel chairs designed by Milo Baughman, circa 1960s. One of the
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Modern Swivel Chairs in Original Fabric
Located in Houston, TX
living rooms, offices, or lounges, these swivel chairs effortlessly combine modern design with a hint of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Chairs Restored in Mohair
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
Inviting pair of matching Tear Drop swivel-tilt chairs by American modernist Milo Baughman and
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Mohair, Wood

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Lounge Chairs That Swivel For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the lounge chairs that swivel you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A lounge chairs that swivel — often made from fabric, metal and animal skin — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a lounge chairs that swivel, we have 791 options in-stock, while there are 189 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a lounge chairs that swivel — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Each lounge chairs that swivel bearing mid-century modern, modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made lounge chairs that swivel has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller and Milo Baughman are consistently popular.

How Much is a Lounge Chairs That Swivel?

Prices for a lounge chairs that swivel can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $300 and can go as high as $46,000, while the average can fetch as much as $4,500.

Finding the Right seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — 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 furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official 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 unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About Lounge Chairs That Swivel
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 12, 2024
    A swivel chair spins on its base. While seated, a user can turn the seat to face a different direction without repositioning the base of the chair. Swivel chairs are popular office furniture because they make it possible to reach for items in a workspace without having to get up from a seated position. In seating areas, swivel chairs allow people to focus on different areas of a room, such as a television screen or other people seated close by. Some dining chairs and bar stools also swivel to make it simpler for diners to sit down at and stand up from the table. Shop a large collection of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In certain swivel chairs you can fit a rubber wedge between the base of the chair and the swiveling pole to increase the friction. By hammering the wedge you create a seal, limiting the motion of the chair.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 29, 2024
    A lounge chair is a type of recliner that is often accompanied by an ottoman as a footrest. It’s merely a comfortable armchair, and the shapes of lounge chairs as well as the materials used to make this kind of seat are extremely diverse. Whether or not chaise longues make the cut for this category is a matter of frequent debate.

    Similar to recliners, there are many styles of lounge chairs. On 1stDibs, find a broad range of unique lounge chairs that includes everything from antique Victorian-era seating to vintage mid-century modern lounge chairs by craftspersons such as Hans Wegner to contemporary choices from today’s innovative designers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, the Tulip chair does indeed swivel. It is a pedestal swivel chair made with an aluminum base and a fiberglass shell, which was very innovative when it was designed in the mid-1950s. You can shop a collection of Tulip chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, the Swan chair swivels on its metal base. The pivoting design was one of the major innovations of the chair that Arne Jacobsen designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, and it remains a selling point of the piece to this today. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Like most home decor trends, swivel chairs have come in and out of popularity multiple times since their creation. However, swivel chairs are considered classic decor even when they’re not on-trend. Swivel chairs continue to be a popular choice because they spin and can suit a variety of spaces. Shop a wide variety of swivel chair styles on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A swivel chair means a chair with a seat that can rotate 360 degrees to face in any direction. You can shop many styles of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.com.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 8, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and a chair is specificity. A chair is the general term for furniture typically designed to seat one person at a time, and there are many different kinds of chairs, including dining, accent and office chairs. Lounge chairs are another example of a specific type of chair. They are chairs with a footrest that allows you to elevate your feet while sitting. On 1stDibs, explore a large collection of chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 8, 2023
    Yes, a swivel on a chair is a good idea in many spaces. In offices, swiveling mechanisms make it possible for you to turn and access different items in your workspace without having to get up from your seat. Swiveling dining chairs can make it easier for people to sit and stand before and after meals, and accent chairs that swivel can allow you to turn and easily engage in conversation with other people in the room. On 1stDibs, find a wide range of swivel chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
    A chaise longue chair — or “chaise lounge,” as it is sometimes called in America — is a reclining upholstered sofa that is long enough to support one's legs. A comfortable common ground between sofas and daybeds, early iterations of chaise longues were discovered in Ancient Egypt and were later frequently used in both Greece and Rome. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary chaise lounge chairs from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are a variety of names that a lounge chair can be called, like chaise, daybed and settee to name a few. Lounge chairs add a classic touch to any décor. You can shop a collection of lounge chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Not allowing for deviation, a lounge chair is defined as an armless recliner that is paired with an ottoman and designed for relaxing. It is not a reclining chair and it is not an armchair. This is an interesting category where it’s more about the purpose of the chair than the actual design when you get down to it. Shop a collection of lounge chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 22, 2024
    How long a lounge chair is varies. However, they are generally longer than other types of chairs to accommodate a user's feet in an outstretched position. Most lounge chairs are between 73 and 80 inches long. Shop a diverse assortment of lounge chairs from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 5, 2021
    A sling lounge chair is a chair formed of metal or wooden frame to which a piece of flexible material is loosely fitted. It is used to relax while the sitter remains engaged in an activity such as reading a book or having a conversation. Find a variety of vintage and antique sling lounge chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJanuary 23, 2024
    Whether lounge chairs are comfortable or not is a matter of personal opinion. However, providing a comfortable place to sit is the main function of a lounge chair. After all, the addition of the footrest makes it possible to kick up your feet and relax. Many makers design lounge chairs with comfort in mind, adding features like cushioning and/or ergonomic backrests and seats. Explore a wide variety of lounge chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and an accent chair pertains to purpose. Typically, a lounge chair is wider and deeper than an accent chair and tends to have a thicker cushion. These stylistic differences owe to the fact that lounge chairs are meant to provide luxurious, comfortable seating for long periods of time, while accent chairs are more often intended to add visual appeal to a living room. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of living room chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    Yes, Thomas Jefferson is believed to have created a swivel chair out of a Windsor chair that he had in his home. However, Thomas E. Warren was the inventor who developed the modern swiveling chair on wheels. Called the Centripetal Spring armchair, his design dates back to 1849. Shop a range of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    A fancy lounge chair is sometimes called a chaise lounge. This type of chair has an elongated shape that supports the sitters legs as well as their upper bodies. The name is French and translates to "long chair." On 1stDibs, shop a collection of chaise lounges from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 14, 2023
    An indoor lounge chair is sometimes called a chaise longue. However, some people refer to chairs that allow you to elevate your feet while you sit as "lounge chairs," regardless of whether they are indoors or outdoors. Chaise longues differ from recliners, which have moving footrests that can be raised and lowered. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of vintage lounge chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 12, 2023
    Bedroom lounge chairs are sometimes called chaise longues. The name is French for “long chair” and generally refers to a chair with the length of a sofa and the shape of a chair. It's also acceptable to refer to them simply as lounge chairs. On 1stDibs, shop a large selection of lounge chairs.

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