Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs


Tandem Seat and Table Unit by Jens Risom

This Jens Risom piece from Lookmodern is the kind of thing that would never be made today. Why have seat/table combinations disappeared? The angled magazine holder is a nice touch.

Read on »


Plycraft Eames-style Recliner with Built-in Footrest

Speaking of Plycraft’s take on the Eames lounge, here’s one I’ve never seen before: a recliner with a built-in footrest. Many Plycraft lounges have the ability to do something an...

Read on »


Tuftless Lounge Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft

Plycraft is known for producing the most common mimicry of the famous Eames Lounge, but Über Modern has a less common version of Mulhauser’s lounge chair without tufting buttons and...

Read on »


The Best of Bond & Bowery

Lounge Chair & Ottoman by Vatne Mobler Dealer Janus Home describes this Norwegian piece as “one of the most comfortable lounge chairs ever produced” and I can’t see a reason...

Read on »


Danish Modern Rockers

The hardware isn’t as hidden as I’d like, and information is notably absent on the listing, but this is one of the more original modern rockers I’ve seen. The reserve...

Read on »


Rock’n-Rest Lounge Chair by Gimson & Slater, UK

Auction ending in 2 days: a rare “Rock’n-Rest”, highback lounge chair, designed in Norway and produced by the Gimson & Slater Ltd, United Kingdom. Adjustable rocking seat and back can...

Read on »


Mid-Century Modern Furniture Poster by J Provost

“ Mid-Century Modern Furniture Poster ”, recently submitted to our photo group Technical illustrator James Provost is offering his lovely poster of mid-century classics as a print at Imagekind . The first reader to list the names and designers of all the pieces in the poster will win a 16" × 24" print, courtesy of the Mid-Century Modernist.

Read on »


Krueger, King of Laundromat Seating

“ three seater. ”, recently submitted to our photo group by sfgirlbybay Victoria Smith (AKA SFGirlByBay ) noticed, as I have, that laundromats often have the coolest chairs. It's almost like there was a laundromat renovation fad in the ’60s — each shop updating their seating in the modern style of the day in an effort to keep up with the competition.

Read on »


Adrian Pearsall Lounge Chair for Craft Associates

JLT thought I might enjoy this Adrian Pearsall Lounge Chair in walnut with black vinyl upholstery. He was right. 31 1/2" x 29 1/2" x 29 1/2" and on auction from Rago.

Read on »


More Carter Bros. Scoop Chairs for Sale

Offer an item that we’ve covered on this blog, take some good photos, and link back to the related post here. ... There is still some inevitable scrunching going on and I must say I still prefer the rarer two-cushion version best, but this is one of the better examples of the Scoop Chair that I’ve seen on eBay since we first discussed them in January.

Read on »


Nelson Slat Bench in its Natural Habitat

“ don’t stop ”, recently submitted to our photo group by †mariana

Read on »


Hula Wallpaper by Barbara Hulanicki

The lamp is an FL/Y by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell. ... I'll have to do a special post on this classic soon.

Read on »