Chairs are perhaps some of the most mundane furniture pieces – but the right ones can
completely make or break a room. For the minimalist – and mid-century modern fan – Ikea may
not cut it. Here is a list of great minimal chairs – some authentic and some cheaper off-brands -
to get give your minimalist loving self something to get excited about.
Retro Modern Rocking Lounge Cradle Chair
We’ll start this list off with a mid-century classic. The Retro Modern Rocking Lounge Chair
provides the room with a creative touch that demonstrates an affectionate draw to a timeless
classic. With the seat’s uninterrupted design, this chair adds a notable yet subtle modern touch
to any room.
LexMod Wire Tower Side Chair
This classic can mix and match with nearly any modern table design. The LexMod Wire Tower
Chair can also stand alone as a great addition to any modern set without being the most
expensive item in the room. Take away the cushion, the chair can also survive outside,
providing a beautiful minimalist touch to any deck or garden.
Modern Made Plywood Lounge Chair
The Plywood Lounge Chair makes a great addition to any office or studio. While it may not look
it, this is possibly one of the most comfortable and surprisingly ergonomic chair out there. It sits
a bit lower, allowing your knees to be raised above the waist, providing great circulation and
ensuring good posture.
Baxton Studio Elia Acrylic Modern Swivel Chair
While the design might be an acquired taste for most, the Baxton Studio Elia Acrylic Modern
Swivel Chair provides a unique seating experience. Visually, the chair looks to be incorporating
every possible working position for today’s desk worker or the modern conference room. Many
different color choices allow for more interior design options.
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld Zig Zag Chair
This reproduction of Gerrit Thomas’ 1934 classic is a salute to the introduction of the mantra
that “less is more” in interior design. It’s unique zig zag design pops out to deliver the necessary
apparatus for your posterior in stunning fashion. Their uniform design makes them look
especially good lined up together or surrounding a table.
LexMod Eaze Lounge Chair
We saved the best for last: this play on the original Eames classic provides the “rest of us” with
an affordable solution to our dire need for a modern living room centerpiece. For a fan’s true
appreciation, it absolutely must be paired with the footrest. Your living room set will be complete
as you lounge away with a good book and a great pipe.