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Andrianna Shamaris Triple Burnt Teak Wood Minimal Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Minimalist chair hand carved from reclaimed teak wood. Burnt, sanded and sealed with a smooth finish. 15-17" wide x 17" deep x 36" total height x 18" seat height. The Triple Burnt c...
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2010s Organic Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Reclaimed Wood

Primitive Rustic Minimal Chair Stool, Asia, 19th Century
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
An antique Asian rustic low chair from the 19th century, most likely from burma. carved seat back with handwoven seat presenting a lovely weathered appearance. still in a stabile ...
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Antique 1850s Burmese Primitive Chairs

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Wood

Minimal Chair by Hans J. Wegner
By PP Møbler 1, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Sagaponack, NY
"Model 701" minimal armchair with sculpted maple and wenge inlay backrest, original red upholstered seat and frame in chromium-plated steel.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Steel

  • Minimal Chair by Hans J. Wegner
  • Minimal Chair by Hans J. Wegner
  • Minimal Chair by Hans J. Wegner
  • Minimal Chair by Hans J. Wegner
H 27.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 15 in.
Minimal, Contemporary Wood Tombstone Chair by Fort Standard
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This minimal chair is made of three intersecting planes with the backrest resembling a traditional tombstone shape. Available in a variety of wood. Shown in walnut, white oak and a...
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2010s American Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Ash, Maple, Oak

Minimal Organic Chair in Solid Wood, Upholstered Seating
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
Collana chairs and armchairs collection. A collection developed to create items that explore the union between aesthetics, ergonomics and comfort, balancing this three fields to ...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Leather, Textile, Upholstery, Fiberglass, Hardwood

Minimal Organic Chair in Solid Wood, Upholstered Seating
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
Collana chairs and armchairs collection. A collection developed to create items that explore the union between aesthetics, ergonomics and comfort, balancing this three fields to ...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Leather, Textile, Upholstery, Fiberglass, Hardwood

Sarapis Philippe Starck Chair Postmodern Minimal in Stock
By Philippe Starck, Driade
Located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Sarapis designed by Philippe Starck for Driade. Collectable piece of 1980s Starck works. Bar chair made of painted steel.  
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

HERVE CHAIR - Minimal Modern Chair with a Wood Frame and Metal Ferrules.
Located in Laguna Niguel, CA
The Herve Chair is a minimal modern side or dining chair featuring a wood frame and metal ferrules. Fully custom and made to order in California. As shown in Snake Vinyl $4,080.00....
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2010s American Modern Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather Seating, Solid Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Leather, Textile, Hardwood

Ed Archer Philippe Starck Chair Postmodern Minimal in Stock
By Driade, Philippe Starck
Located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Ed archer designed by Philippe Starck for Driade. Collectable piece of 1980s Starck works. Leather color is black.  
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Minimal, Contemporary Green Stone Tombstone Chair by Fort Standard
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This minimal, occasional side chair is made of three intersecting planes with the backrest resembling a traditional tombstone shape. Shown in Verde Bamboo, a Brazilian quartzite, a...
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2010s American Chairs

Materials

Ash, Maple, Oak, Walnut

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather Seating, Upholstered Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Upholstery, Leather, Textile, Hardwood

Modern Minimal Hanging Swing Chair Nest Egg with Stand
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
These chairs are made from mild steel and are very durable. Stainless Steel recommended for humid salty sea conditions - available on request and at an additional charge. We do a ru...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Handcrafted Aluminium Minimal Industrial Design Outdoor Indoor Tasca Chair
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Inspired by the local taverns around Portugal, called “tascas”, the Tasca Chair is a lightweight chair for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Made in natural aluminum with a distinctive...
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2010s Chairs

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Aluminum

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather Seating, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Cane, Wood, Hardwood, Leather

Mid-Century Modern Chair, Minimal Rustic Primitive Style, 1960s
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
We have a total of 5 chairs. 2 are slightly different, probably from a different oak board. But all had been bought together. They are very heavy, about 25kg per chair.
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Vintage 1960s French French Provincial Chairs

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Oak

Mid-Century Modern Chair, Minimal Rustic Primitive Style, 1960s
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
We have a total of 5 chairs. 2 are slightly different, probably from a different oak board. But all had been bought together. They are very heavy, about 25kg per chair.
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Vintage 1960s French French Provincial Chairs

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Oak

Pride Sling - Minimal Modern Sling Chair Handstitched by LGBTQ+ Craftsperson
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
The chairs are stitched by hand with a striking rainbow thread by a queer, trans craftsperson who is using this opportunity to save up for gender affirming surgery. Studio Stirling i...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

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Steel

Contemporary Minimal Pink Velvet Dining Chair with Polished Brass Structure
By Hommes Studio
Located in Porto, PT
Mantis chair is a luxurious dining chair expressed by a combination of unique materials. A modern dining chair is a perfect option for a modern or classic dining room design. Mate...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Chairs

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Brass

Contemporary Minimal Yellow Velvet Dining Chair With Polished Brass Structure
By Hommes Studio
Located in Porto, PT
Mantis Chair is a luxurious dining chair expressed by a combination of unique materials. A modern dining chair is a perfect option for a modern or classic dining room design. Materi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Chairs

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Brass

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Special Textile Seating, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Leather, Wood, Hardwood, Cane

Minimal Modern Sling Hanging Chair Strelitzia Carved into Genuine Leather
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
Stripped away from all excess, this hanging chair has a circular frame with the sheet of leather hanging loose within it, to create a sleek, sexy, and oh so comfortable experience. T...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Steel

Minimal Modern Outdoor Sling Hanging Swing Chair, Rubin and Forest
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
Our outdoor sling hanging chair is crafted with Spradling Silvertex material – a highly sustainable environmentally-friendly vegan material. The Slings can be ordered as a single bu...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Frama Contemporary Sculptural Minimal Design Triangolo Chair in Black Steel
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Designed by Per Holland Bastrup in 1989, the Frama Triangolo Chair embodies a breathtakingly progressive, sculptural design. Defined by sleek lines and simple geometric shapes, the ...
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2010s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Minimal Wood Chair Upholstered in Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Bringing classic style and a minimalist design to your home. Naya dining chair pair well with almost any setting. These lightweight chair is constructed of solid wood, feature a high...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood, Paint

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Textile Seating, Caning Backboard, with Arms
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Cane, Upholstery, Textile, Wood, Hardwood

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather or Textile Seating, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

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Leather, Textile, Cane, Hardwood

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather or Textile Seating, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Leather, Textile, Cane, Hardwood

Elegant Mid-Century Italian Design Chair, Minimal and Chic Design
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Elegant Mid-Century Italian design chair, minimal and chic design, grey cotton fabric.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cotton, Mahogany

Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Crystallized Chair in Recycled Metal, Minimal Style
By NEA Studio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The facets of the crystallized chair catch and reflect the changing daylight like a crystal. The intent of this indoor/outdoor recycled metal dining set is to resemble origami, which...
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2010s American Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Steel

Midcentury Pair of Chairs Stools Minimal Rustic Primitive Style Perriand
By Les Arcs, Charlotte Perriand
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Midcentury pair of chairs or stools, in the style of designs from Charlotte Perriand for the manufacturer Les Arcs, France 1960s. Seats with carpets. Very good vintage condition. Sol...
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Vintage 1960s French French Provincial Chairs

Materials

Wood

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Textile Seating, Solid Backboard, with Arms
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Hardwood, Cane, Textile, Upholstery

Minimal style, solid wood chair, textiles or leather seatings, caning backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Textile, Cane, Wood, Hardwood

Mid-Century Green Velvet Mahogany Chairs Melchiorre Bega Design 1950s Minimal
By Melchiorre Bega
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Mid-century green velvet mahogany chairs Melchiorre Bega design 1950s minimal.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Velvet, Mahogany

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Minimal Wood Chair Upholstered in Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Timeless design and minimalism, soft colors and effortless lines. The Zort dining chair will always be there to hold your back with soft cushioning. Upholstery available in various c...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Minimal Designed Side Chairs, France, 1950s
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Den Haag, NL
Pair of Minimal designed side chairs, France, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Metal

  • Pair of Minimal Designed Side Chairs, France, 1950s
  • Pair of Minimal Designed Side Chairs, France, 1950s
  • Pair of Minimal Designed Side Chairs, France, 1950s
  • Pair of Minimal Designed Side Chairs, France, 1950s
H 29.53 in. W 25.99 in. D 22.84 in.
Frama Contemporary Scandinavian Minimal Design 9.5° Chair in Black Stained Ash
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Exploring the boundaries between art and design, the 9.5° Chair is a result of studying Plato’s notion of the ideal chair. Subject to a creative process of experimentation, the 9.5° ...
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2010s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Ash

Minimal, Contemporary Wood Tombstone Side Chair by Fort Standard, in Stock
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This minimal side chair is made of three intersecting planes with the backrest resembling a traditional tombstone shape. Available in a variety of wood. Shown in walnut, white oak ...
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2010s American Chairs

Materials

Maple, Walnut, Oak, Ash

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Minimal Wood Chair with Woven Cane Backboard
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
The boytes cane dining chair lends classy-casual character to the dining experience. Boytes Minimalist beech wood frame is stylishly juxtaposed with natural woven cane for striking u...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Upholstery, Cane, Wood

Minimal and Modern Style Chair with Arms, Metal with Nautical Rope Pattern
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The flap 2.0 outdoor collection design is based on the flaps part of aircrafts, this element is possible to be seen in the arms curvature and the geometry of the metal structure. Com...
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2010s Brazilian Minimalist Chairs

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Metal

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Chair, Leather or Textile Seating, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Textile, Cane, Hardwood, Leather

Minimal Modern Hanging Swing Chair "Angular Sling", Free Shipping
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
The Angular Sling chair is spacious, comfortable and striking in its looks. It has an air of functional elegance. It has an angular metal frame and is complimented with the use of na...
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2010s South African Minimalist Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Minimal Wood Chair with Woven Cane Backboard
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Take a seat in our Dumick chair. A large round back with woven cane will let your back rest. Long legs and a comfortable seat will give you comfort while enjoying a pleasant conversa...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Textile, Cane, Wood

Minimal Modern One of a Kind Blue and Gold Sling Hanging Swing Chair
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
Stripped away from all excess, this hanging chair has a circular frame with the seat made of leather hanging loose within it, to create a sleek, sexy, and oh so comfortable experienc...
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2010s South African Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Frama Minimal Scandinavian Design Triangolo Sculptural Chair in Steel
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Designed by Per Holland Bastrup in 1989, the Frama Triangolo Chair embodies a breathtakingly progressive, sculptural design. Defined by sleek lines and simple geometric shapes, the ...
Category

2010s Danish Scandinavian Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Pair of 19th Century Primitive Rustic Minimal Carved Wood Board Chairs
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Pair of 19th century Austrian black forest carved wood board chair, circa 1880. Black paint patinated.         
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Antique 1880s Austrian Primitive Chairs

Materials

Wood

Italian Minimalism, Pine Lounge Chairs with Canvas, Organic Details, 1970's
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian Minimalism; Architectural; Easy chair; Lounge chair; Pine; Canvas; Italian design; craftsmanship; Minimalist set of Italian lounge chairs with pine structure and canvas s...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Pine, Canvas

Studio Stirling Small Wheel Modern Minimal
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
The Wheel swing seat is sculptural and dynamic. Its striking circular shape lends itself for use as a functional art piece. The chair has an open yet enveloping feel. The pattern ...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Steel

  • Studio Stirling Small Wheel Modern Minimal
  • Studio Stirling Small Wheel Modern Minimal
  • Studio Stirling Small Wheel Modern Minimal
  • Studio Stirling Small Wheel Modern Minimal
H 46.46 in. W 18.51 in. D 46.46 in.
Bauhaus Minimal Inspired Leather and Stainless Steel Chair with Magazine Sling
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A Bauhaus inspired, contemporary occasional chair with high polished stainless steel base and brown leather seat detail. Leather forms a sling to store books and magazines.
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2010s Club Chairs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Black Leather Minimal Monopod Chair by Jasper Morrison for Vitra, 2008
By Jasper Morrison, Vitra
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Black leather minimal monopod chair by Jasper Morrison for Vitra, 2008. The compact Monopod chair by Jasper Morrison adds a sculptural dimension. Despite the apparent simplicity of i...
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Late 20th Century Italian Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather

Maurizio Peregalli "Poltroncina" Chair for Zeus Noto Minimal Postmodern
By Zeus Milano, Maurizio Peregalli
Located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Poltroncina chair designed by Maurizio Peregalli for Zeus. Black painted steel leg with rubber seat. Great piece of 1980s. Probably made in the 1980s. Two chairs available.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Minimalist Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal

Wim Rietvel "Oase" Lounge Chair for Ahrend De Cirkel, Dutch Minimalism, 1960s
By Wim Rietveld, Ahrend de Cirkel
Located in The Hague, NL
This lounge chair called "Oase" is designed by Wim Rietveld for Ahrend de Cirkel, Netherlands, circa 1950s. The chair features an enameled metal base, Bakelite armrests and dark blu...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Modern Minimal Outdoor Sling by Studio Stirling in Blues
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
"Our Outdoor Sling hanging chair swing seat is crafted with Spradling Silvertex material – a highly sustainable environmentally-friendly vegan material. The Slings can be ordered ...
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2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Minimal Dining Chairs by Renato Venturi for MiM Roma, Italy, 1950s
By MIM Roma, Renato Venturi
Located in London, GB
A rare set of Minimalist dining chairs by Renato Venturi for MiM Roma, Italy, 1950s. Good structural condition, minor signs of use and wear relative to age on the wood frames. Newly ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Minimal Dining Chairs by Renato Venturi for MiM Roma, Italy, 1950s
By Renato Venturi, MIM Roma
Located in London, GB
A superb rare set of six Minimalist dining chairs by Renato Venturi for MiM Roma, Italy, 1950s. Good structural condition, minor signs of use and wear relative to age. The loose seat...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Frama Contemporary Adam Industrial Minimal Stool Outdoor Black H76
By Frama
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Our classic Adam Stool in a new outdoor edition with a durable weatherproof powder-coating with a fine texture. The Adam Stool collection is inspired by industrial design, an artist’...
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2010s Lithuanian Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Minimal Style, Solid Wood Stool, Textiles or Leather Seatings, Caning Backboard
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
Category

2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Cane, Wood, Hardwood, Textile

Minimal Style, Bar Stool in Solid Wood, Textiles or Leather Seatings
By SIMONINI
Located in Sao Paolo, SP
The Wing chair solid wood collection, flexibility, modern aesthetics, comfort and softness are the keywords for this collection. The concept is inspired by the B-52 plane design, thi...
Category

2010s Brazilian Modern Chairs

Materials

Textile, Cane, Wood, Hardwood

Modern, Minimal Face of Africa Strelitzia in Brown by Studio Stirling
By Joanina and David Pastoll
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
"Stripped away from all excess, this hanging chair has a circular frame with the sheet of leather hanging loose within it, to create a sleek, sexy, and oh so comfortable experience. ...
Category

2010s South African Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Steel

Charred Sou Sugi Ban Ash "Brass Chair" Hand-Shaped Solid Wood Minimal Armchair
By Stefan Rurak
Located in Biddeford, ME
This chair evokes a feeling of solidity, weight and forward movement. Notable features are the "negative back" where the backrest appears to float. Ergonomically-friendly features in...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Minimalist Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass

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Minimalism Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of minimalism chairs is available at 1stDibs. Each of these unique minimalism chairs was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and hardwood. We have 40 antique and vintage minimalism chairs in-stock, while there are 29 modern editions to choose from as well. Minimalism chairs have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Minimalism chairs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Many minimalism chairs are appealing in their simplicity, but SIMONINI, Philippe Starck and Jorge Elizondo produced popular minimalism chairs that are worth a look.

How Much are Minimalism Chairs?

Prices for minimalism chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, minimalism chairs begin at $450 and can go as high as $16,500, while the average can fetch as much as $1,350.

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 antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.