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Vintage Hollywood Regency Charlotte Chair Co Accent Chair Black with Cane Back
By Charlotte Chair Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Stunning Mid-20th Century distressed Hollywood Regency Charlotte Chair Company accent chair with
Category

Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

1 Vintage Walnut Johnson Furniture Dining Chair
By Johnson Chair Company
Located in Pasadena, TX
Vintage dining chairs by Johnson Chair Co Chicago reminiscent of Jens Risom design with solid
Category

Early 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

PVC, Walnut

Custom Ordered Cerused Oak Finish Chairs by Paoli
By Paoli Chair Company
Located in South Charleston, WV
1976, Paoli Chair Company Indiana. Custom produced armchairs for a client in Charleston, WV
Category

1970s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Oak, Naugahyde

1950s Mid Century Modern Paoli Chair Company Rocking Chair-A Pair
By Paoli Chair Company
Located in Bensalem, PA
Very unique and rare pair of rocking chairs by Paoli Chair Company which was founded in 1926, and
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Maple

HICKORY CHAIR Georgian Mahogany Corner Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A Georgian style corner chair by high-end furniture maker Hickory Chair Company of Hickory, North
Category

Late 20th Century American Georgian Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Mid-Century Modern Ruby Red High Back Barrel Chair Fairfield Chair Co., c. 1960s
By Fairfield Chair Company
Located in Deland, FL
. The chair sits on an artisan sculpted walnut frame wrapping around the back, ensuring attention from
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern Platform Rocking Chair
By Paoli Chair Company
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern platform rocking chair in the manner of the Paoli Chair Company, with ochre
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Oak, Walnut

Custom Hickory Chair Green Mohair Macdonald Club Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A custom Hickory Chair Furniture green mohair velvet MacDonald style club chair with a tailored
Category

20th Century Used Chairs

Materials

Mohair

Hickory Chair Company Faux Bamboo Campaign Chair and Ottoman
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Hickory Chair Furniture Company campaign style walnut regency faux bamboo armchair and ottoman
Category

1960s American Campaign Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

Oversized Lounge Chairs by HICKORY CHAIR - Set of 2
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Chairs by HICKORY CHAIR Sovereign Upholstery Fabric is striped Burnout Velvet Cotton Comes with 4 Arm
Category

1970s Used Chairs

Materials

Velvet

Designer Modern Walnut and Greek Key Upholstered Side or Desk Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Stylish contemporary designer side or desk chair with a nod to the klismos design having superb
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Hickory Chair Regency Style Faux Bamboo Caned Lounge Chair on Brass Casters
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in West Chester, PA
Classic Hickory Chair Regency style lounge chair featuring a carved hardwood faux bamboo frame with
Category

Mid-20th Century American Regency Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair - White Matelassé Covered Swivel Club Chairs and Ottoman, Hickory Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Morristown, NJ
Late 20th C. Hickory chair off white matelassé covered swivel club chairs with a matching ottoman
Category

1990s American American Classical Used Chairs

Materials

Cotton, Wood, Down

Vintage DoMore Office Swivel Chair Upholstered in White Faux Shearling
Located in Wilton, CT
Vintage DoMore office swivel chair upholstered in white faux shearling. The white faux shearling
Category

Mid-20th Century American Machine Age Used Chairs

Materials

Enamel, Steel

Pair of Regency Hickory Chair Co. Cane Barrel Back Club Chairs Having Lithe Legs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Southampton, NJ
A beautiful matched pair of cane barrel back club chairs with lithe front legs by Hickory Chair Co
Category

1960s American Regency Used Chairs

Materials

Leather, Cane, Mahogany

Vintage Sikes Co Maple Wood American Colonial Style Rocker Rocking Chair (A)
By Sikes Chair Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Sikes Co Maple Wood American Colonial Style Rocker Rocking Chair (A). Item features solid
Category

Mid-20th Century American Colonial Used Chairs

Materials

Maple

HICKORY CHAIR Mahogany Queen Anne Dining Side Chairs - Pair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A pair of Queen Anne style dining side chairs by Hickory Chair. Mahogany with carved backrest, a
Category

Late 20th Century American Queen Anne Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Barbara Barry Style Mahogany Dining Chairs by Hickory Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Handsome set of six mahogany dining chairs featuring a generous seat and round back in the style of
Category

20th Century American Federal Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Slim Midcentury Chippendale Style Wingback Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Recently reupholstered Chippendale style midcentury slim wing back chairs made by Hickory Chair
Category

Mid-20th Century American Chippendale Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Hardwood

Hickory Chair Company Chinoiserie Fretwork James River Collection Dining Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Timeless and stylish Chinoiserie white painted dining chairs by Hickory Chair Company. Fretwork
Category

2010s American Chinoiserie Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

2 Hickory Chair Biedermeier Leather Herringbone Scoop Back Dining Club Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage Hickory Chair company Biedermeier style scoop back Hunt dining chairs. 1508-23 Hunt Chair
Category

Late 20th Century Biedermeier Used Chairs

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Hickory Chair Furniture Co Neoclassical Gustavian Style Cerused Dining Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Hartville, OH
6 Neoclassical Gustavian Style Cerused Dining Chairs with Hand Carved and Silver Leaf accents
Category

Early 2000s North American Gustavian Used Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Modern Lounge Chairs by Hickory Furniture
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Pasadena, TX
Hickory Pair of modern lounge chairs by Hickory Furniture Pair of contemporary lounge chairs in a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric

HICKORY CHAIR Mahogany Queen Anne Dining Side Chairs - Pair B
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A pair of Queen Anne style dining side chairs by high-quality furniture maker Hickory Chair
Category

Late 20th Century American Queen Anne Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

One Hickory Furniture Traditional Arm Dining Side Chair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Pasadena, TX
chairs display traditional lines paired with a modern contemporary fabric. 9 available.   The full
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Regency Revival Used Chairs

Materials

Walnut

French Dining Chairs Leather Chambly Vintage by HICKORY CHAIR Co
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Lake Worth, FL
"Chambly" Dining Chairs with Leather Upholstery and Solid Fruitwood Frames by HICKORY CHAIR Co
Category

1980s French Provincial Used Chairs

Materials

Fruitwood, Leather

Hickory Chair Georgian Mahogany Leather Upholstered Dining Arm Chairs, Set of 8
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous set of eight Georgian or Chippendale style dining arm chairs By Hickory Chair Furniture
Category

1980s American Chippendale Used Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

1930s Hickory Chair Empire Klismos Mahogany and Upholstered Seat Side Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Germantown, MD
1930s Hickory Chair Company Empire Klismos style Mahogany and Upholstered Seat Side Chairs. Measure
Category

Early 20th Century American Empire Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Paoli Chair Co. Black Naugahyde Chrome MCM Slipper Chairs Style Florence Knoll
By Florence Knoll, Paoli Chair Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Awesome pair of Mid-Century Modern or MCM slipper chairs in black faux leather or Naugahyde by
Category

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

Materials

Chrome

4 Vintage Hickory Chair Jessica Charles Mann Half Arm Tufted Club Dining Chairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Dayton, OH
Set of four vintage Jessica Charles for Hickory Chair Co Mann half arm dining chairs featuring a
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Hardwood

Vintage Sikes Wooden Swivel Office Chair
By Sikes Chair Company
Located in Munster, IN
Industrial beauty at its most ingenious - this vintage Sikes swivel office chair is a treasure
Category

Mid-20th Century Industrial Used Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vintage Sikes Wooden Swivel Office Chair
Vintage Sikes Wooden Swivel Office Chair
H 34.5 in W 21.5 in D 21.5 in
Vintage Barrel Back Side-Chair w/ Grey Ebonized Frame & Full-Grain Leather
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic Vintage Castered Barrel Back Side-Chair w/ Grey Ebonized Frame Upholstered in Original
Category

Mid-20th Century American Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Sikes Industrial Architects Stool / Switchboard Operators Chair, Circa 1900
By Sikes Chair Company
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique architects stool / switchboard operators chair. Swivelling pierced wooden seat w/ ergonomic
Category

Early 20th Century American Industrial Used Chairs

Materials

Metal, Iron

Rare Mid-Century Modern Child Size Miniature 3/4 Scale Contour Lounge Chair no.
By Contour Chair Lounge Co. 1
Located in Lafayette, IN
This is a rare piece indeed. A 3/4 scale, factory-made contour lounge chair. Only 40" Long! This
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather

Norman Cherner Mid Century Chair
By Norman Cherner, The Cherner Chair Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Norman Cherner mid century chair The chair measures: 17 wide x 20.5 deep x 32 high, with a seat
Category

1970s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Wood

Norman Cherner Mid Century Chair
Norman Cherner Mid Century Chair
H 32 in W 17 in D 20.5 in
Six Teak Chinoiserie Dining Chairs by Hickory Furniture
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of six teakwood chinoiserie dining chairs from Hickory Furniture. Silk blend, tone on tone
Category

1970s American Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

19th Century Grand Ledge Mahogany and Needlepoint seat Dining Chairs, Pair
By Grand Ledge Chair Company 1
Located in Germantown, MD
A rare pair of 19th Century Grand Ledge Chair Company Mahogany and Needlepoint upholstered seat
Category

19th Century American Queen Anne Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

The Taylor Chair Co. Industrial Rolling Swivel Deskchair with Tilt Back, 1940s
By Taylor Chair co.
Located in Germantown, MD
Very unique Industrial desk chair by the famous Taylor Chair Co. Of Ohio. Circa 1940s. Great
Category

Early 20th Century American Industrial Used Chairs

Materials

Metal

6 Tell City Hard Rock Maple Colonial Style Windsor Back Spindle Dining Chairs
By Tell City Chair Co.
Located in Dayton, OH
6 Tell City chair Company hard rock maple dining chairs, circa 1960s. Features colonial styling
Category

1960s American Colonial Used Chairs

Materials

Maple

Jim Peed for Hickory Model 5105 Mid Century Mahogany Swivel Chairs - Pair
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company, Jim Peed
Located in Countryside, IL
Jim Peed for Hickory Model 5105 Mid Century Mahogany Swivel Chairs - Pair Each swivel chair
Category

1970s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Metal

High Style Antique Wicker Parlor Set
By American Chair Merikord
Located in Old Saybrook, CT
. Table 32" tall and 28" diameter. Taller chair 43" tall, 29" deep, 32" wide. Shorter chair 38" tall
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Used Chairs

Materials

Metal

Colonial American High-Back Rocking Chair by Herman De Vries for Sikes Furniture
By Herman de Vries, Sikes Chair Company
Located in Buffalo, NY
Colonial American style solid maple wood high-back rocking chair designed by Herman de Vries for
Category

1930s American American Colonial Used Chairs

Materials

Maple

Norman Cherner Bar Stool Chair Black
By Norman Cherner, The Cherner Chair Company
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Norman Cherner bar stool from 2004. Beech plywood in black lacquered colour and chrom feet. Classic iconic design in the bar stool variation.       
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Norman Cherner Bar Stool Chair Black
Norman Cherner Bar Stool Chair Black
H 39.38 in W 17.72 in D 19.69 in
Antique Bank of England Jury Yale Library Chair by Sikes 3 available
By Gunlocke, Sikes Chair Company
Located in New York, NY
Classic Bank of England, Jury, Yale Library chair(s) constructed of solid walnut . The chairs
Category

Early 20th Century American Industrial Used Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Chinese Chippendale Style Upholstered Wingback Chairs- Pair
By Baker Furniture Company, Hickory Chair Furniture Company, Henredon
Located in Southampton, NJ
A pair of very sweet George III Chippendale style armchairs in Sage green textured diamonds Chenille upholstery with Chinese Chippendale fretwork to the Mahogany bases with H stretch...
Category

Late 20th Century American George III Used Chairs

Materials

Chenille, Mahogany

Reupholstered Striped Wing Chair With Feather Cushion
By Baker Furniture Company, Hickory Chair Furniture Company, Century Furniture
Located in West Chester, PA
Recently reupholstered striped wingback lounge chair with flippable feather seat cushion on carved
Category

Late 20th Century American Queen Anne Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Red Gold Brass Tacks Upholstery Carved Mahogany Base Legs Large Wing Chair MINT!
By Baker Furniture Company, Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Red Gold Brass Tacks Upholstery Carved Mahogany Base Legs Large Wing Chair MINT!
Category

20th Century American Hollywood Regency Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Black Lacquer Brass Hardware Horse Shoe Barrel Back Lounge Chairs
By Baker Furniture Company, Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of nice black lacquer horse shoe shape Mid-Century Modern lounge chairs.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Fine Carved Mahogany Cream Silk Like Upholstery Regency Fire Side Chairs
By Henredon, Hickory Chair Furniture Company, Baker Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Fine Carved Rounded Backs Mahogany Cream Silk Like Upholstery Regency Fire Side Chairs MINT!
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

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
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Steel

Classic Antique Industrial Tilt Swivel Desk / Task Chair, Curtiss-Wright Corp
By Curtiss Aircraft, Sikes Chair Company
Located in Buffalo, NY
Classic Antique American Industrial Tilt Swivel desk / task chair. attributed to the Sikes Chair
Category

1930s American Industrial Used Chairs

Materials

Iron

Pair Down Filled Cushions Silk Like Upholstery Carved Legs French Lounge Chairs
By Baker Furniture Company, Heritage-Henredon, Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair Down Filled Cushions Silk Like Upholstery Carved Legs French Lounge Chairs
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Set of 4 Vintage Faux Bamboo Mahogany and Cane Armchairs
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charleston, SC
A set of 4 Anglo-indian style mahogany caned armchairs by Hickory Chair Company. Seat height with
Category

1980s American Anglo-Indian Used Chairs

Materials

Cane, Mahogany

Domore Co. Executive Multi Adjustable Industrial Swivel Desk Chair on Casters
By Raymond Loewy
Located in Ferndale, MI
Durable quality construction would be one way to describe this Domore Chair co. swivel desk chair
Category

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

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Hand Stitched Floral Pattern Wide Queen Ann Base Wind Lounge Club Chair 1940s
By Baker Furniture Company, Heritage-Henredon, Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Hand Stitched Floral Pattern Wide Queen Ann Base Wind Lounge Club Chair 1940s Clean!
Category

20th Century American Queen Anne Used Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

4 Vintage Chairs with 3 Positions High Chair, Fireside Chair, Lounge Chair
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
4 vintage chairs with 3 positions high chair, fireside chair, lounge chair fabric to redo
Category

1970s European Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Beech

Indianapolis Chair Company Rolling Mustard Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Roll out vintage comfort with this unique desk chair from Indiana’s Indianapolis Chair
Category

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

Materials

Brass

Cone Chair
Located in Napa, CA
A Verner Panton cone chair, enameled steel, upholstery.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Used Chairs

Materials

Enamel, Steel

Cone Chair
Cone Chair
H 20 in W 20 in D 32 in
50s-60s Chair Chairs Frankfurt Chair Bauhaus Mid Century Design
Located in Neuenkirchen, NI
4x 50s 60s chair chairs Frankfurt chair Bauhaus mid century Design 50s Object: 4x chair
Category

1960s German Used Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Chair 1970s
Located in Ljubljana, SI
Chair 1970s Hard wood unique chair with beautiful patina.
Category

1970s Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Used Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

Chair 1970s
Chair 1970s
H 33.08 in W 15.36 in D 18.51 in
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Used Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of used chairs available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct used chairs — often made from wood, fabric and metal — can elevate any home. Used chairs have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of used chairs to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern used chairs are of considerable interest. Charles and Ray Eames, Hans J. Wegner and Knoll each produced beautiful used chairs that are worth considering.

How Much are Used Chairs?

Prices for used chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, used chairs begin at $1 and can go as high as $1,500,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,908.

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 Used Chairs
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    A lambing chair is a refined piece of antique furniture. It is a boxy type of wood armchair that is rarely upholstered. It can be utilized as a seating arrangement in offices, homes and other types of environments should space allow for it. Its wooden box armchair-like appearance is quite eye-catching. Find a wide collection of unique lambing chairs on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    Accent chairs are single-seat chairs that are used not only as an additional seating space, but also to add visual interest to a room. They are designed to be a focal point in a room — perhaps the color of the upholstery is offbeat or unconventional, perhaps the frame is especially ornate. These chairs are seating pieces that have a role beyond just their basic function. Find a collection of antique and vintage accent chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A corner chair is designed to fit into the corner of a room and be pulled out when additional seating is needed. Some corner chairs were also used at desks because they allowed more freedom of movement for the sitter. Corner chairs were also called roundabout chairs, smoking chairs, barber’s chairs, writing chairs and desk chairs. Shop a collection of corner chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A director’s chair is stereotypically associated with movie directors. The lightweight chair has scissored legs, can often be folded for ease of transport or storage and is a popular silhouette for camping chairs. Shop an assortment of director chair styles on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    Slipper chairs were used by women from royal families as well as by members of society’s upper class. They would sit on these chairs placed in their bedrooms while domestic servants helped them put on the shoes. Now the slipper chair is a medium to large upholstered occasional chair that lacks arms and sits low to the ground. It is a very common piece of furniture to have. 1stDibs offers a collection of slipper chairs to choose from.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    A common plastic used in chairs is thermoplastic polypropylene injected into a mold. Because of its strength and durability, thermoplastic polypropylene is a great material and it doesn't present the risk of breaking or a furnishing losing its shape. This type of plastic is good for chairs that might undergo heavy wear.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 5, 2021
    A wing chair is another name for a wingback chair, which features long armchair protrusions that were initially designed to shield the chair’s occupant from the drafts and intense heat radiating from a fireplace. It has a long backrest with sides at the top that point out like wings. On 1stDibs, you can find a variety of antique and vintage wingback chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    A sedan chair was used in the past for transporting a passenger through the streets of the city. It is a covered cabin that was carried on poles by two people.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Panton chairs can be used outdoors. Crafted with molded plastic, the Panton chair can be stacked and can withstand the snow, rain and other weather elements. Designed by Verner Panton, this classic chair is widely loved by home decor enthusiasts and can be found through a variety of authorized retailers, including 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The white Eames lounge chair is the currently featured chair of the hosts (sharks) on the television show Shark Tank. This iconic chair was first designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company and was released in 1956. Created for a high-end market, these chairs have been a part of the New York’s Museum of Modern Art and are acclaimed worldwide. Find a collection of expertly vetted Eames furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, you can indeed use Eiffel chairs outside. Its molded plastic seat and durable frame make this gorgeous chair an excellent addition for your outdoor seating needs. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Eiffel chairs from some of the top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    There are many kinds of furniture you can use instead of accent chairs. Depending on the style of your room, a cushioned dining chair or desk chair may work to provide extra seating. You can also introduce a second sofa or a loveseat. Large ottomans may also double as seating. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of chairs and other seating options.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    Yes, accent chairs are meant to be used. Although they enhance the appearance of a space, accent chairs can also serve as comfortable seats. In fact, many of the most iconic accent chairs like Charles and Ray Eames' Eames lounge chair and Arne Jacobsen's Egg chair were designed to both please the eye and comfortably support the contours of the human body. Explore a wide range of accent chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    Yes, you can use a lounge chair in a living room. In fact, the chairs are especially well-suited to use in living rooms. After all, the purpose of a lounge chair is to allow you to lean back and relax, and many people retire to their living rooms to unwind at the end of the day. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of antique and vintage lounge chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    You can buy used Herman Miller chairs from many sources. One option is to purchase from a local seller or from a vintage shop or auction house. Many online platforms, including 1stDibs, offer gently-used Herman Miller chairs, as well. Buying from a reputable store or platform can help to ensure that you receive an authentic chair. You'll find a collection of expertly vetted Herman Miller chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Eero Saarinen’s famed pedestal chairs, although streamlined in appearance, are crafted with a variety of materials from aluminum and molded fiberglass to the plastic-bonded finish. You can shop a selection of Eero Saarinen pieces from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.

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Is Lionel Jadot the Willy Wonka of Upcycled Belgian Design?

From his massive collaborative workshop in a former paper factory, the designer concocts funky furniture from disused materials, as well as luxe hotel interiors like the new Mix Brussels.

Rock Your Cares Away on This Sunny Hand-Crocheted Swing

The boho-chic Enchanted Forest Swing, handmade by marginalized women from Turkey and Syria, is uplifting in every way.

Learn Why Designer Maarten Baas Set This Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chair on Fire

What happens when you do something to a piece of furniture that you shouldn’t? It becomes an entirely new object.

Eileen Gray’s Famed Cliffside Villa in the South of France Is Returned to Its Modernist Glory

After years of diligent restoration, E-1027, the designer-cum-architect’s marriage of romance and modernism, is finally complete.

Light and Dwell Brings Elegance and Ease to an Oregon Wine Country Estate

Molly Kidd lets her affection for France shine through in a new-build home that has the character of a centuries-old villa but still feels light and fresh.