10 Easy Pieces: Classic Upholstered Arm Chairs
One of the necessities of life: a good upholstered chair for reading, stretching and dozing off. Here are our nominations for the best classic off-the-floor upholstered chairs; we’ve deliberately sorted for scale, favoring slimmer dimensions over bulky behemoths.
Above: From Pinch in the UK, the Goddard chair comes in a range of upholstery options; £ 3,060 at Pinch.
Above: The Fritillaria chair by New York decoupage artist John Derian is based on a pair of Napoleon III style chairs; $ 3,030 in Belgian linen.
Above: Another Cisco Home style, the Sebastian chair, shown in Tori Indigo, is available in a full line of Cisco upholstery fabrics; $ 2,965 at Cisco Home.
Above: The Serena & Lily Elm chair is an update to the classic wingback style; $ 2,698 at Cisco Home.
Above: The Blue Wool Jack Chair Costs Schoolhouse $ 1,999
Above: At Design Within Reach, the Vesper armchair is available in a multitude of colors and fabric choices; from $ 2895.
Above: The Ocher Snooze chair is made with a traditionally upholstered beech frame, double cone springs and cushions with piping. Contact Ocher for more information.
Above: Designed by Hans Olsen for Warm Nordic, the Mr Olsen lounge chair is available in 8 different velor upholstery fabrics; $ 3,220 at Danish Design Store.
Above: Designed by Matthew Hilton for SCP, the Oscar chair is the largest on our list, but it stands out with its elegant proportions and soft furnishings. Prices start at $ 3,790 at The Future Perfect.
Above: Inspired by mid-century Danish design, the Raleigh armchair retails for $ 4,095 at Design Within Reach.
Above: From the new company Maiden Home, the Dune chair costs $ 1,425.
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