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The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances—both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: Modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, Modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”


     Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs—many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The Modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principles Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chair, and the Eames’s Lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.


     It’s difficult to overstate the influence that Modernism continues to wield over designers and architects—and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Inez Modern Barstool or Counter Stool with Swivel
By Crump and Kwash
Located in Baltimore City, MD
Inez Stool by Crump and Kwash Carved solid wood seat and base / hand rubbed zero VOC oil finish / solid steel construction / 360 degree rotating seat top. Offered in barstool (30...
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2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Bronze

Vitra Meda Swivel Chair, Leather Seat, Black NetWeave Back
By Vitra
Located in Vancouver, BC
The Meda chair embodies the successful combination of comfort, technology and aesthetics. Its synchronized movement and tilting lockable backrest, married with seat padding and sling...
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2010s Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather

De Sede Rotatable Armchair with Footstool by Alfredo Häberli
By De Sede, Alfredo Häberli 1
Located in New York, NY
DS-110/01 and 05, rotatable armchair with footstool by De Sede. Technical details: Standard configuration: Thread color according to the color of the body. If not specified other...
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather

Artifort Globe Chair in Orange by Pierre Paulin
By Artifort, Pierre Paulin
Located in New York, NY
With its elegantly rounded shell on a chromed rounded pedestal, the Globe seems to have escaped from the very first James Bond movie. Many people who see this chair feel a slight tou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Swivel Chairs

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Textile

Artifort Globe Chair in Grey by Pierre Paulin
By Artifort, Pierre Paulin
Located in New York, NY
With its elegantly rounded shell on a chromed rounded pedestal, the Globe seems to have escaped from the very first James Bond movie. Many people who see this chair feel a slight tou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Swivel Chairs

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Textile

Artifort Globe Chair in Dark Orange by Pierre Paulin
By Artifort, Pierre Paulin
Located in New York, NY
With its elegantly rounded shell on a chromed rounded pedestal, the globe seems to have escaped from the very first James Bond movie. Many people who see this chair feel a slight tou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Swivel Chairs

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Textile

Amura 'Janne' Armchair in Gray and Charcoal by Emanuel Gargano
By Amura
Located in GRUMO APPULA (BA), IT
With its soft, embracing shapes, Janine invites comfort. In any context it inhabits, from the living room to the office, this armchair designed by Emanuel Gargano is able to wind you...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

Artifort Tulip Midi Armchair in White with Disc Base by Pierre Paulin
By Pierre Paulin, Artifort
Located in New York, NY
The Tulip Midi was the missing member of the Tulip family for a long time. The armchair was designed by Pierre Paulin in 1960 and now completes the Tulip series for Artifort. In term...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Swivel Chairs

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Textile

Inez Modern Chair and Stool with Swivel
By Crump and Kwash
Located in Baltimore City, MD
Inez stool by Crump and Kwash Carved solid wood seat and base / hand rubbed zero VOC oil finish / solid steel construction / 360 degree rotating seat top. Measures: Height 18in ...
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2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Bronze

Blush Soft Woven High Back Swivel Lounge Chair, Bensen
By Bensen
Located in Tulsa, OK
Hi Turn swivel lounge chair by Bensen Hi Turn is a high back lounge chair that swivels on a discrete circular metal base that rotates smoothly trhough 360º. The combination of an ...
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2010s Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery

Charlotte Perriand, Indochine Chair, Leather and Black Stained Ash
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in NEW YORK, NY
From the Lumifer Gallery Collection. Indochine Swivel chair, originally designed by Charlotte Perriand in 1943. Leather, black stained ash. Manufactured by Cassina   
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Ash, Leather

Equus Swing - strapping leather, powder coated steel & nylon rope
By Javier Robles
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Inspired by the playfulness and sexiness associated to the imagery of swings, The Equus is a hybrid furniture piece that plays with different queues taken from an array of references...
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2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Steel

White Polar Bear Lounge Swivel Chair, in Stock in Los Angeles
About the product: White Bear, Fluffy lounge swivel chair. Polished steel swivel base, handcrafted with New Zealand sheepskin. Limited edition.
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21st Century and Contemporary Belgian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Sheepskin

Jumbo Collection Rivoli Swivel Armchair in Wood and Brown Nabuk
By Jumbo Collection
Located in Cantu, IT
Jumbo Collection Rivoli swivel armchair in wood and brown nabuk. Materials: Swivel armchair with structure in poplar solid wood and foam. Upholstery in brown nabuk. Base in antiqu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Poplar

Knoll D’Urso Modern Swivel Club Lounge Chair in Pumpernickel Wool Bouclé, Steel
By Knoll
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Knoll D’Urso modern swivel club lounge chair in pumpernickel wool bouclé, stainless steel base. The D’Urso swivel chair strikes a playful balance between formality and whimsy, offeri...
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1990s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Emeco Hudson Swivel Chair in Polished Aluminium by Philippe Starck
By Emeco, Philippe Starck
Located in Hanover, PA
The Hudson, designed for the Hudson hotel in NYC, is Emeco and Starck’s first collaboration. Starck described the chair as “washing the details from the Navy Chair”. It takes an addi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Hudson Swivel Chair in Brushed Aluminum by Philippe Starck
By Emeco, Philippe Starck
Located in Hanover, PA
The Hudson, designed for the Hudson hotel in NYC, is Emeco and Starck’s first collaboration. Starck described the chair as “washing the details from the Navy Chair”. It takes an addi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Hudson Swivel Armchair in Brushed Aluminum by Philippe Starck
By Emeco, Philippe Starck
Located in Hanover, PA
The Hudson, designed for the Hudson hotel in NYC, is Emeco and Starck’s first collaboration. Starck described the chair as “washing the details from the Navy Chair”. It takes an addi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Hudson Swivel Armchair in Polished Aluminum by Philippe Starck
By Emeco, Philippe Starck
Located in Hanover, PA
The Hudson, designed for the Hudson hotel in NYC, is Emeco and Starck’s first collaboration. Starck described the chair as “washing the details from the Navy Chair”. It takes an addi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

1980s Swivel Lounge Chairs
Pair of very comfortable swivel barrel lounge chairs from the early 1980s. Channel backs and smooth swivel bases. New upholstery is required.
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20th Century North American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Stools
Pair of Modern Swivel chairs comes with its original multi-color paint job and enamel finish. These chairs can rotate a full 360 degrees and have the original black caster wheels in ...
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1960s American Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal, Enamel

Knoll D’Urso Modern Swivel Club Lounge Chair in Pumpernickel Wool Bouclé, Steel
By Knoll
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Knoll D’Urso modern swivel club lounge chair in Pumpernickel wool Bouclé, stainless steel base. The D’Urso swivel chair strikes a playful balance between formality and whimsy, offeri...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Emeco Nine-0™ Swivel Armchair in Polished Aluminum & Gray by Ettore Sottsass
By Ettore Sottsass, Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
Before he died at the age of 90, Ettore Sottsass worked with Emeco on his last chair- the Nine-0. The inspiration was Sottsass own Navy chair in his Milan apartment-but this time wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Nine-0 Swivel Armchair in Brushed Aluminum and Gray by Ettore Sottsass
By Ettore Sottsass, Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
Before he died at the age of 90, Ettore Sottsass worked with Emeco on his last chair- the Nine-0. The inspiration was Sottsass own Navy chair in his Milan apartment-but this time wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Bloom Swivel Lounge Chair by Kenneth Cobonpue
By Kenneth Cobonpue
Located in Boston, MA
Bloom swivel lounge chair by Kenneth Cobonpue Inspired by a delicate blossom, Bloom is composed of hundreds of fine running stitches that radiate from the center of the seat. Hand...
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21st Century and Contemporary Philippine Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Amura 'Janne' Armchair in Gray and Charcoal by Emanuel Gargano
By Amura
Located in GRUMO APPULA (BA), IT
With its soft, embracing shapes, Janine invites comfort. In any context it inhabits, from the living room to the office, this armchair designed by Emanuel Gargano is able to wind you...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

Armilla Armchairs and Ottoman for Arflex
By Arflex, Burkhard Vogtherr
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Pair of swivel chairs and ottoman in textured black Italian leather. The ottoman dimensions: 20 L x 18.5 D x 16 H.
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20th Century Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

De Sede DS31 Off-White Leather Executive Swivel Lounge Armchair with Tilt, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Casual, refined, laid back and understated. If you are looking for an extremely high-quality lounge chair that speaks volumes on your character, that says while you are successful an...
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1970s Swiss Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Emeco Nine-0 Swivel Armchair with Bar Back and Gray Seat by Ettore Sottsass
By Ettore Sottsass, Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
Before he died at the age of 90, Ettore Sottsass worked with Emeco on his last chair- the Nine-0. The inspiration was Sottsass own Navy chair in his Milan apartment-but this time wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Pair of Leather Swivel Lounge Chairs by Bensen
By Niels Bendtsen
Located in New York, NY
Pair of black leather swivel lounge chairs designed by Neils Bendsten. The chairs have a metal swivel base that rotates 360°.    
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2010s Unknown Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather

Pair of Swivel Chairs, USA, 1990s
Round over-upholstered swivel chairs, each featuring a demilune backrest with a loose cushion. Original white linen upholstery.
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1990s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Linen

Vitra HAL Studio Chair in Ivory and Poppy Red Hopsak by Jasper Morrison
By Jasper Morrison, Vitra
Located in New York, NY
These products are only available in the United States. The HAL Studio swivel chair belongs to the HAL family of chairs by Jasper Morrison and is ideal for use in home offices. It o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Modern Casper Swivel Chair in Lucite with White Double Weave Alpaca Boucle
By Baker Hesseldenz Studio
Located in Tuscon, AZ
The essence of simplicity, the Casper swivel chair is crafted from a single sheet of folded Lucite heated and hand formed in Tucson, Arizona. Crafted one at a time, this beautiful sw...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Acrylic

Donghia Swivel Armchair
By Donghia
Located in Munich, Bavaria
This unique swivel armchair of Donghia is really a special designer piece. It curved shape makes is very comfortable and the brass base gives the chair a contemporary touch. The text...
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20th Century North American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass

Chartreuse Leather Adjustable Armchair
By Unknown
Located in Hudson, NY
Boldly colored adjustable armchair in leather. The chair Swivels and has adjustable headrest and footrest.
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1980s North American Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather

Flynt Chair in Brass and Steel by Cam Crockford
By Cam Crockford
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flynt chair in brass and steel by Cam Crockford Additional Information: Materials: Sand cast brass - indigo dyed lamb skin , hand forged steel - hammered brass Dimensions: 17 W ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass, Steel

Shaker Swivel armchair, by Ambrozia, Ebonized Oak, Black Steel, Brown Vinyl
By AMBROZIA
Located in Drummondville, Quebec
The Shaker Swivel Counterstool armchair is made to order from our unique Ambrozia black textured steel tubing frame. This contemporary / modern swivel armchair is available in a larg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Steel

Modern Metal Adjustable Swivel Workstool
Modern metal swivel stool with adjustable height. The piece is on casters and has a low metal back bar with a white seat made of composite material. In great vintage condition with s...
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20th Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

Emeco Navy Swivel Chair in Polished Aluminum with Bar Back by US Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy Chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Navy Swivel Armchair in Brushed Aluminum and Black Upholstery by US Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy Chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Navy® Swivel Chair in Brushed Aluminum w/ Bar Back by Us Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Emeco Navy Swivel Armchair in Brushed Aluminum with Bar Back by Us Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy Chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Emeco Navy® Swivel Armchair in Polished Aluminum w/ Bar Back by Us Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy Chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

1 of 10 Vitra Eames Herman Miller Black Leather Swivel Office Chairs
By Charles Eames, Vitra, Herman Miller
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale 1 of 10 original vintage Charles & Rays Eames, Vitra, Herman Miller high back black leather office swivel armchairs RRP £34,000 These chairs are...
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20th Century English Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Gio Ponti & Alberto Roselli for Arflex, Pair of "Airone" Model Office Chairs
By Arflex, Alberto Rosselli Saporiti, Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Upholstered form seat and back over chrome-plated and enameled steel swivel base. Manufacturers label to underside.
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1950s Italian Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

"Longwave" Fabric or Leather High Back Swivel Armchair by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in New York, NY
"Longwave" is a high back swivel armchair, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame, varnished s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

"Longwave" Embroidered High Back Swivel Armchair by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in New York, NY
"Longwave" is a high back swivel armchair, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame, varnished s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

"Longwave" Embroidered Leather Swivel Stool by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in New York, NY
"Longwave" is a swivel stool, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame and varnished swivel stee...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Swivel Chairs

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Steel

Pierre Guariche for Meurop 'Polaris' Chairs in White Boucle Fabric, Pair, 1960s
By Meurop, Pierre Guariche
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of beautiful Pierre Guariche for Meurop circa 1965 'Polaris' swivel chairs in a highly textured white boucle fabric and black fiberglass base. Pierre Guariche, a French design...
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1960s French Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fiberglass, Bouclé

Emeco Navy Swivel Chair in Polished Aluminum and Black Upholstery by US Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy chair has been in continuous production ever since. With the famous 77 step process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Emeco Navy Swivel Chair in Brushed Aluminum and Black Upholstery by US Navy
By Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
First built for use on submarines in 1944, the Navy chair has been in continuous Production ever since. With the famous 77 step Process, our craftsmen take soft, recycled aluminum, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Sezz Swivel Chair w/ Glides in Brushed Aluminum by Christophe Pillet
By Christophe Pillet, Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
Working With Christophe Pillet, the Sezz Collection creates a fusion between comfort and strength, while retaining the original Emeco process of using 80% recycled aluminum-toughened...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Emeco Sezz Swivel Chair w/ Castors in Brushed Aluminum by Christophe Pillet
By Christophe Pillet, Emeco
Located in Hanover, PA
Working With Christophe Pillet, the Sezz Collection creates a fusion between comfort and strength, while retaining the original Emeco process of using 80% recycled aluminum-toughened...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Contemporary Swivel Chair in Shearling
By The Tailored Home
Located in Greenwich, CT
The Tyler Swivel chair is a contemporary swivel chair design that features track arms that curve up to the back. The loose cushion seat is handmade with foam and down feather wrap fo...
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2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Modern Swivel Chair Maurizio Peregalli, Original from the 80ies, signed
By Maurizio Peregalli
Located in Vienna, AT
Design: Maurizio Peregalli, Noto ZEUS Milano, signed, 1988. Material used is rubber and metal.
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1980s Austrian Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Milo Baughman Child's Size Swivel Chairs
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of tilted swivel chairs Designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin USA, circa 1970s Mohair and walnut Measures: 28 ¾” H x 22” W x 24 ¼” D x seat 18 ¾” H.   
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1970s American Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Mohair, Walnut

Ricardo Fasanello 'Anel' Leather Lounge Swivel Chairs, 1987, Signed Pair
By Ricardo Fasanello
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An incredible pair of rare Brazilian modern 'Anel' swivel lounge chairs by Ricardo Fasanello with gorgeous thick and soft leather hides on top of black Carbon Steel swivel bases and ...
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1980s Brazilian Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Pair of Polish Nickel and Leather Swivel Bar Stools by Charles Hollis Jones
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A rare pair of swivel bar stools design in the 1960s for John Wayne by Charles Hollis Jones. The barstool have been newly polished nickel plated and recovered with a soft lizard embo...
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1960s American Vintage Modern Swivel Chairs

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Nickel

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