Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Chair That Hugs You Back

Usually when it comes to chairs, I have a "type." Sleek-lined, usually modern, not particularly comfortable. 

Just when I thought I was moving on from the 80's, I've developed a crush on a different kind of chair. It's hit me hard like Marty McFly's DeLorean slamming into the space-time continuum.
via Ancient Point
Swivel Barrel Chairs. Their rounded backs make me think that sitting in one would feel like a giant HUG. And hugs are always nice. :)
via 1st Dibs
The scalloped backs of this pair really evoke the 80s, don't you think?

via Dering Hall

Here's a modern version in leather. The arms are a bit on the T. Rex side for me but obviously completely gorgeous.


The Jake Swivel Chair


This style of chair is generally associated with Art Deco and Hollywood Regency styles and can be found by other names like "tub" or "bucket." My preference is for the ones that swivel. Because how much fun is that?!?

A few examples of this style in some modern, beautiful rooms. 

via Lonny

OK, the chairs in this designer-showcase room have the straight-backs I generally love but are getting there, with sloped sides and visible swivels.

via Domaine


Bam! Now these swivel barrel chairs are my everything. Check out how they function with someone sitting in them.

Benjamin Vandiver
Totally comfortable, right?

via Pinterest
Not sure who designed this room but the coral-colored chairs are perfect!

via Barrie Benson Interior Design
The bold graphic pattern of the upholstery on this chair is modern and classic at the same time.


But, with all things, only time will tell if this little crush of mine will turn into lasting love... What do you think? Are these the next peacock revival?

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