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Pair of Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century rolling office chairs with modern style design. Soft plastic back rest and cushioned
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs
H 36.75 in W 24.75 in D 22 in
Mid-Century Modern Black Leather Office Chair
Located in North York, ON
Mid-Century Modern black leather office chair. America, circa 1970s. Restored in all new Italian
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Curved Leather Office Chair
Located in North York, ON
Mid-Century Modern curved leather office chair. America, circa 1970s. Original Mid-Century Modern
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Stainless Steel

1950s Mid Century Modern Office Chair by Jorge Rasmussen
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Mid-century office chair designed and manufactured by Jorgen Rasmussen in Denmark circa 1950s. This
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Bentwood

Mid-Century Modern Faux Fur Office Desk Chair
Located in North York, ON
Mid-Century Modern faux fur office desk chair. Unique white faux fur fabric resting atop polished
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Design Leather Office Chair, Italy, 1988
Located in Oud-Turnhout, VAN
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian Design leather office desk chair, made in Italy, 1988
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Acapulco Style Rolling Office Chair, 1960s
Located in Madison, WI
information: Materials: Metal, iron, casters, wheels Period: 1960s Styles: Mid-Century Modern Dimensions
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Leather and Steel Mid-Century Modern Designer Office Chair
By Alex de Rouvray
Located in PARIS, FR
The minimal and elegant design of the Mayet Office Chair gives it a unique style in the world of
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2010s Romanian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Danish Modern Rosewood Desk Office Side Chair Armchair
Located in Wayne, NJ
Mid-Century Danish modern rosewood desk office side armchair. If you are in the New Jersey , New
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Other

Vintage Mid Century Modern Office Chair Chrome and Green Vinyl.
Located in Seattle, WA
Vintage Office Chair with Olive Green Vinyl Seat Cushioning, Chrome Toned Legs and Back. No makers
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Max Stacker Conference Office Chairs by Steelcase, 1970s
By Steelcase
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Max Max-Stacker office conference room chairs by Steelcase in iconic orange
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Design Skai Leather Office Chair Set, Italy, 1950s
Located in Oud-Turnhout, VAN
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian Design Skai leather office armchair set of 2. Made in Italy
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid Century Modern Vintage Black Office Chair by Arne Jacobsen 1950s, Denmark
By Arne Jacobsen
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid century modern vintage black swivel office chair, which is an early model, designed by Arne
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Plywood

Mid-Century Modern Red Office Chair Modus by Osvaldo Borsani, Italy 1970
By Tecno, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century Modern Red Office Chair Modus 5 with Armrests by Osvaldo Borsani, Italy 1970s. Elevate
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

1950s Do More Office Chair Mid-Century Modern Gio Ponti Industrial USA
By Gio Ponti
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1950s Do More Office Chair Mid-Century Modern industrial era. Domore Chair Company Inc founded in
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Modern Vintage Aluminum Office Desk Chair Ray & Charles Eames 1958
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage office chair or desk chair EA 124 by Charles & Ray Eames, which features
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Oak Swivel Office Desk Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Condition: Original Vintage Condition
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Oak

Mid-Century Oak Swivel Office Desk Chair
Mid-Century Oak Swivel Office Desk Chair
H 33.5 in W 23.25 in D 22.25 in
Mid Century Modern Office Chair with arms by Saarinen for Knoll. Circa 1970s
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage Mid Century Modern Office Chair with arms by Saarinen for Knoll. Circa 1970s Feature the
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Twill, Upholstery

Mid-Century Modern Office Chair 3117 by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen, 1960s
By Fritz Hansen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in Munich, DE
Rare Mid-Century Modern desk or office chair model 3117 with the rare four rolls base. Designed by
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Side or Office Chairs with Upholstered Seat
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of Mid-Century Modern solid rosewood side or office chairs with a slightly curved back for
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Mid-20th Century British British Colonial Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Upholstery

1980s Reupholstered Office Chair by Stylex, Inc. In Mid-Century Modern Fabric
Located in Medina, OH
Reupholstered office chair by Stylex, Inc. in a mid-century modern flame stitch woven fabric. This
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Vintage 1980s Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Fabric

Mid-Century Modern Dark Blue Office Chair Modus 5 by Osvaldo Borsani, Italy 1970
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid-Century Modern Dark Blue Office Chair Modus 5 by Osvaldo Borsani, Italy 1970s. Elevate your
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

8 Max Pearson for Knoll Mid-Century Modern Red Tulip Swivel Dining Office Chairs
By Max Pearson, Knoll
Located in Dayton, OH
8 Max Pearson for Knoll International red wool upholstered rolling swivel chairs, circa 1960s. Great for conference table or dining use. Tulip shaped padded seats over steel swivel r...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Rare Vintage Mid-Century German Modern Office Swivel Leather Easy Chair, 1960s
Located in Warszawa, Mazowieckie
This office swivel armchair was manufactured in the Germany during the 1960s. The frame is made
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Vintage 1960s German Minimalist Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Desk Office Dining Arm Chair by Kay Korbing for JG Furniture New York
By Kay Korbing
Located in New York, NY
Rare Kay Korbing for JG furniture arm, or desk chair having black leather chicklet style arms
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Swivel Green Office Chair by Umberto Mascagni, Italy, 1950s
By Umberto Mascagni
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
company's output, focusing initially on home furnishings and then on office furniture. Very good vintage
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Faux Leather

2000s Eames Herman Miller Orange Brown Leather Office Chair Mid Century
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Detroit, MI
office chair from the Aluminum Group Collection was manufactured in the 2000s. This classic mid century
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid Century Black Leather Office Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in Detroit, MI
the Aluminum Group Collection was manufactured in the 2000s. This classic mid century modern office
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid Century Cream Leather Office Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Detroit, MI
the Aluminum Group Collection was manufactured in the 2000s. This classic mid century modern office
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Danish Office Kevi Swivel Chair Jørgen Rasmussen Labofa Mobler Mid Century
By Jørgen Rasmussen
Located in Cambridge, GB
New Stock ✅ Danish Office Kevi Swivel Chair By Jørgen Rasmussen For Labofa Mobler Mid Century
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum, Chrome

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Located in Seattle, WA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair Dimensions. 19 1/2 W ; 18 D ; 30 H Seat Height. 17.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
H 30 in W 19.5 in D 30 in
Charles Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century Upholstered Shell Office Chair
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Countryside, IL
Charles Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century upholstered shell office chair This chair measures
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Located in Seattle, WA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern chair Dimensions. 18 W ; 37 H ; 17D.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
H 37 in W 18 in D 17 in
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Located in Seattle, WA
Vintage Mid-Centuryr Modern Chair Dimensions. 22 1/2 W ; 23 1/2 D ; 32 H Seat Height. 18.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chair
H 32 in W 22.5 in D 23.5 in
Office Chair in Wood, Steel and Leather, Carlo Fongaro, Brazilian Mid-Century
By Carlo Fongaro
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
subtle genius, encapsulates the essence of mid-century modern design—where utility meets artistry
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Executive Swivel Office Chair by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, 1950s
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Chino Hills, CA
Discover the pinnacle of mid-century design with this exquisite Executive Swivel Office Chair by
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid Century Wooden Teak Office Dining Chair by Pierre Jeanneret Produced, 1950s
By Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare mid century wooden dining office chair in teak and rattan by Pierre Jeanneret / Le Corbusier
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Vintage 1950s Indian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Rattan, Teak

Pierre Jeanneret Mid Century Wooden Office Chair in Teak & Rattan Produced 1950s
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare mid century dining / office wooden chair in teak and rattan by Pierre Jeanneret produced for
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Vintage 1950s Indian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Rattan, Teak

Mid-century office desk chairs Stol Kamnik Yugoslavia 1980s Set of 2
By Stol Kamnik
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
The pair of very comfortable office swivel chairs created in Yugoslavia in the 1980s in the
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Mid-20th Century Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Original Mid Century Black Leather Office Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Detroit, MI
the Aluminum Group Collection was manufactured in the 2000s. This classic mid century modern office
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum, Steel

Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century Padded Fiberglass Teal Swivel Office Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century Padded Fiberglass Teal Swivel Office Chair This swivel office
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid Century Brown Leather Office Chair by Eames for Herman Miller 2000s
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Detroit, MI
the Aluminum Group Collection was manufactured in the 2000s. This classic mid century modern office
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid-century Office Chairs by Stol Kamnik Bauhause Style 1980s Set of 2
By Stol Kamnik
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
A pair of beautiful office chairs by Stol Kamnik were made in the mid-80s in Yugoslavia (designed
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Mid-20th Century Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Rolling Office Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage rolling office chair combines black vinyl upholstery with wooden armrests and a
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Rolling Office Chair
Vintage Rolling Office Chair
H 37 in W 25 in D 27 in
Knoll Mid-Century Modern Leather Armchair
By Knoll
Located in Germantown, MD
A 1960s vintage top grain leather revolving office chair by Knoll. Measures: 27" in width, 23" in
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome, Iron

Neil Frankel for Knoll Mid Century Wheeled Office Lounge Chairs, Set of 6
By Knoll
Located in Countryside, IL
Neil Frankel for Knoll Mid Century wheeled office lounge chairs - Set of 6 These chairs are 28 wide
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

1960s EST Modern Office Leather Task Chair Grafton, WI
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1960s by EST industrial office leather task chair Grafton, WI Stamped by maker Aluminum with new
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

Vintage Mid Century Modern Walnut Toned Chair.
Located in Seattle, WA
Possibly Leather or Vinyl Seat Covering. Possibly Elliot’s of Newbury , No Makers Mark. Circa 1960s- 1970s. Vintage Condition Consistent with Age as Pictured. Dimensions. 19 W ; 20 ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Bleu Swivel Desk Chair
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern Bleu Swivel Desk Chair
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20th Century Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Bleu Swivel Desk Chair
Mid-Century Modern Bleu Swivel Desk Chair
H 32.09 in W 27.96 in D 25.6 in
Arne Vodder Mid-Century Modern Armchair Denmark
By Arne Vodder
Located in Weesp, NL
Mid-Century Modern Arne Vodder Denmark armchair Elegant and stylish set of armchairs model 431
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Arne Vodder Mid-Century Modern Armchair Denmark
Arne Vodder Mid-Century Modern Armchair Denmark
H 34.26 in W 26.38 in D 24.41 in
Scandinavian Modern Vintage Desk Chair Office Chair Labofa 1950 Denmark
Located in Vienna, AT
Scandinavian Modern vintage desk chair or office chair with swiveling function by Labofa from
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Vtg Jansko Clear Sculpted Lucite Mid-Century Modern Yellow Vinyl Swivel Chair
By Jansko
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Jansko clear sculpted Lucite Mid-Century Modern yellow Vinyl swivel chair. Item features a
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome

Herman Miller Office Chair
By Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Single adjustable office chair made by Herman Miller. 5 total available. Please confirm location
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Plastic

Herman Miller Office Chair
Herman Miller Office Chair
H 43.5 in W 28 in D 28 in
Vintage Upholstered Office Chair
Located in Matosinhos, 13
office chair, with a Mid-Century Modern vibe. The fabric: At Ding Dong we prioritize using only high-end
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Upholstery

Vintage Upholstered Office Chair
Vintage Upholstered Office Chair
H 40.16 in W 31.11 in D 40.16 in
Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Executive Armchair By Robert John
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century modern, rolling, executive office armchair by Robert John is newly upholstered in olive
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Mid Century Modern Herman Miller Blue Chair
Located in Seattle, WA
This Herman Moller Chair with Black Edging on upholstery. Possibly Leather or Vinyl Seat . Possible Fiber Glass Backing. Makers Mark and Serial Number are on the Bottom. Wear and Tea...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

Original Steelcase Office Armchair
By Steelcase
Located in Medina, OH
in today's modern furniture. Take a look at the wood frame, with its Art Deco vibes a curve appeal
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Original Steelcase Office Armchair
Original Steelcase Office Armchair
H 31.5 in W 24 in D 19 in
Pierre Jeanneret Office Chair
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Soho, London, GB
Office chairs from the administrative buildings of Chandigarh (PJ-SI-28-B).  
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Mid-20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Teak

Pierre Jeanneret Office Chair
Pierre Jeanneret Office Chair
H 28.35 in W 19.3 in D 19.69 in
Ceccotti Collezioni, Modern, Office Chair, Light Walnut, Red Leather, 2000s
By Ceccotti, Roberto Lazzeroni
Located in Stamford, CT
Mid-Century Modern Desk / Office Chair by Ceccotti Collezioni, Marlowe Chair Modern ergonomic
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Early 2000s Italian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Brass

Vintage Mid Century Modern Spindled Drexel Declaration Captain’s Chair.
Located in Seattle, WA
Walnut Toned wood, possibly vinyl seat cushioning. Beautiful design and wood grain. Rounded back chair.! Vintage Condition Consistent with Age as Pictured. Dimensions. 24 W ; 24 D ;...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Walnut

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Mid Century Modern Office Furniture For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of mid century modern office furniture available at 1stDibs. An item from our selection of mid century modern office furniture — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. Find 122073 options for an antique or vintage choice in our collection of mid century modern office furniture now, or shop our selection of 4904 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without an object in our assortment of mid century modern office furniture — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An option in this array of mid century modern office furniture is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are sought with frequency. A well-made piece of mid century modern office furniture has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by J.T. Kalmar, Stilnovo and Kalmar Lighting are consistently popular.

How Much is a Mid Century Modern Office Furniture?

Prices for a piece of mid century modern office furniture can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $982,587, while the average can fetch as much as $2,266.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by celebrated manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

Generations turn over, and mid-century modern remains arguably the most popular style going. As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Questions About Mid Century Modern Office Furniture
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 22, 2019

    Mid-century modernism first appeared in 1945 and merged a minimalist aesthetic with practicality. Mid-century modern furniture is distinguishable by its lack of decoration or extravagance and its use of clean lines, organic curves and variety of natural materials.

    1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Mid century modern furniture refers to pieces designed during the middle of the 20th century — specifically 1930s through the mid-1960s. This period represents a design and architecture movement characterized by simple shapes, clean lines, and organic materials. Some of the most famous mid century modern designers include Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand, Isamu Noguchi and Eero Saarinen.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    Mid-century modern furniture is so popular largely because its characteristics align well with the trends and tastes that are dominant today. Many people love its simple look defined by clean lines, and the use of natural materials also adds to its popularity. In addition, designers created mid-century modern furniture to be as functional as it is visually appealing, making pieces executed in the style simple, convenient and comfortable to use. Find a wide range of mid-century modern furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 22, 2024
    There is not a single year that is mid-century modern. The style emerged during the 1940s and 1950s and remained dominant through the 1960s and into the early 1970s. Some notable designers who contributed to the development of the mid-century modern style include Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Milo Baughman, Florence Knoll, Harry Bertoia, Isamu Noguchi and George Nelson. Shop a wide range of mid-century modern furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Mid-century modern furniture combines sleek lines with organic shapes.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Some of the most famous mid-century modern furniture designers were Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Evans, Poul Kjærholm, Florence Knoll, George Nakashima, Giò Ponti, Hans Wegner, Charlotte Perriand, Sergio Rodrigues and Eero Saarinen.

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