Modern Chairs are those furniture items that fit any type of home decor and every kind of project, so we made a top 20 list of armchairs that not only fit a modern design, but also classic, eclectic, contemporary and mid-century styles. An armchair is a defining character in the history of furniture. It is the item that has enjoyed the most fame over the years and its various interpretations are arguably the design world’s most iconic products.
With origins in France, the House of Bourbon was a dynasty known for its class and splendour. BOURBON Armchair embodies this grandeur through its button-tufted inner back, rich cotton velvet and ebony wood veneer legs. This fabric chair makes up any refined ambience.
If Cleopatra was alive today, how would her palace furniture be? This question thrived our design team to create DALYAN Armchair, a dining room chair that breathes elegance. Upholstered in synthetic leather and legs in matte lacquered, it is the perfect seating solution for impressive dining room decor.
Ibis are beautiful birds known for their long slim legs. Just like IBIS Armchair, an elegant seating solution. Upholstered in cotton velvet, this accent chair with an aged brass nailheads trim will be the focal point of any living room set.
Maa is the language spoken by the Maasai tribe, known for its harmonious dialect. MAA Armchair pays tribute to it. This channel-tufted chair features a nailhead trim that wraps around the piece and legs in ebony wood veneer. It will add a tailored touch to any modern interior design.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen back in 1958, the Egg Armchair is a compact and all-involving shell-like chair that serves to isolate the user from the surrounding noise.
The Maya civilization had maize as one of the primary elements of their culture. Personified as a woman, Maya’s Maize God was the inspiration behind MAYA Upholstered Chair. With legs in matte aged brass, this velvet chair has the sensual and delicate forms of the goddess, making it the perfect seating solution for an elegant living room set.
The ethnicities of the mesmerising Malay Archipelago inspired the creation of the MALAY Velvet Armchair, a twist on mid-century modern furniture. This tufted upholstered chair with aged brass legs has a mystical soul that will fulfil your living room set with energy from Nature.
According to Greek mythology, Oreas is the God of the mountains. OREAS Armchair pays tribute to it. This channel-tufted chair is fully upholstered in soft cotton velvet, is the perfect addition to any living room set.
9.CHESTERFIELD CLUB Armchair
The Chesterfield club chair is characterised by its deeply button-tufted leather, rolled arms and squared backrest. The addition of turned wood legs on casters creates a lighter design and one which can be moved with ease. Modern incarnations are often upholstered in linen or other cotton-rich fabrics.
10.Jean-Michel Frank-Style Armchair
This armchair is impressive for its apparently contradictory appeal – it channels an angular, tailored aesthetic but incorporates the look into a roomy and padded armchair design.
Symbol of knowledge and rebirth, Nº20 Armchair was raised through a long journey of 24 prototypes. This fabric chair, fully upholstered in twill, features a nailhead trim that adds subtle sophistication. Full of strength and determination, it is sure to impress.
Metamorphosis is the transformation process from caterpillar to butterfly. It inspired the creation of the ESSEX Swivel Chair. This barrel chair is upholstered in velvet and has a base in aged brass matte that adds charisma. It will add refined elegance to any living room set that only velvet chairs are capable of.
The grandeur of the Andes’ mountains is only matched by the surviving skills of the people who live there. ANDES Armchair is a mid-century modern furniture piece that pays tribute to this strength. With matte aged brass legs and covered in a rich cotton velvet upholstery, this accent chair adds a strong yet graceful touch to any home decor.
14.Charles & Ray Eames Lounge Chair
Herman Miller was manufactured in 1956 is a classic international design, and plays on the contrast between dark wood shell, and is the starbase at many office models. Charles and Ray Eames sought to achieve a modernist and organic style that didn’t break from tradition.
15.Gaetano Pesce, Up Armchair
Launched in 1968 the UP Armchair is sure to cause contradiction due to its unusual shape – its bulbous shape, inspired by silhouettes of ancient fertility goddesses and accompanied by an affixed ottoman resembling a ball and chain, was rife with meaning. According to Gaetano Pesce, the armchair is to resemble the image of a prisoner, for he believed that women suffer because of the prejudice caused by men, so the chair was a way to start a conversation about this problem.
As one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes, Dukono embodies an unpredictable strength. Just like DUKONO Wingback Chair. A nailhead trim wraps around this high-back lounge chair, making it pop against the synthetic leather upholstery. Place it in modern home decor and watch DUKONO Wing Chair fill the room with its strong attitude.
Sika is a deer specimen rooted in Japan whose strength and elegance inspired SIKA Armchair. The most distinctive features of this wing chair are the button detailing on the inner back, the nailhead trim and the brass details of the arms. That is why the SIKA high-back chair fits a strong living room set.
On the border between Argentina and Brazil, there is one of the most striking views in the world – the Iguazu falls. IGUAZU Wing ArmChair perfectly combines the strength of these mesmerising waterfalls. As a high-back lounge chair, upholstered in cotton velvet and with matte lacquered legs, it will create a comforting corner in any modern interior design.
Bishop and Clerk is an imposing mountain peak in Australia with a magnificent view. It inspired the CLERK Wingback Chair, a striking upholstered chair in cotton velvet and legs in high gloss lacquered. This wing chair will surely spice up any living room set or office design due to its exquisite presence.
Begonia is a beautiful flower from tropical countries. Inspired by its warm energies and the bold shape of its petals, our designers conceived the BEGONIA Accent Chair. Its charming curves and soft cotton velvet upholstery make this the perfect curved back armchair for an elegant modern interior design.