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Iconic, sleek shapes, exposed wood and a rich colour palette make 1950s chairs a great addition to any sitting room. What’s more, a comfortable chair sits at the centre of the home, giving virtually any room that welcoming feel and adding a point of interest to any space. Whether you are on the hunt for the perfect armchair to make an impact in your living room, or you’d like to curate a collection of mismatched retro seats in the dining room, shop Vinterior’s extensive range of 1950s chairs now.
Why buy 1950s chairs?If you are thinking of embracing the mid-century look in your home, seating should be a key consideration. Furniture from the 1950s was both functional and sophisticated, favouring cleaner lines and less ornate detailing than had been seen in earlier periods such as the Art Deco era.
An increasing number of homeowners meant a higher demand for furniture, inspiring designers to create avant-garde seating in materials like steel, wood and leather. Nowadays, you can pick up an imitation 50s chair in virtually any high street furniture store, but there really is no comparison between these cheap imitations and vintage mid-century pieces built using solid woods.
During the 1950s, designers endeavoured to bring style and comfort to the home. Chairs with tapered legs, geometric forms and clean edges were popular, and often gave a futuristic feel to a room – Eames, Saarinen and Bertoia are classic examples of designers who showcased this particular approach. On the other hand, the exposed woods, plush velvets and soft wools of Scandinavian mid-century design have also proven themselves to be icons of the era, and bring a much-needed touch of warmth to the contemporary home.
Vintage 1950’s Dining ChairsDon’t forget that mixing and matching eras in a room is also a great way of adding lively interest and perhaps a bit of wry wit to your interior decoration. Why not try accessorising your brand new kitchen table with some vintage chairs? Mixing a couple of 1950s dining chairs into a modern setting adds immediate character to any dining space.
At Vinterior, we stock 1950s chairs in all shapes and sizes, so whether you require a velvet cocktail chair or a set of six teak dining chairs, we’ve got something that will suit your needs.
Why Vinterior for 1950’s style Mid Century Chairs & Furniture?One easy way to bring unique interest to your interior space is to exchange mass-produced, flat-pack furniture for antique and vintage pieces. The features of 1950s style may have been borrowed by contemporary brands but there’s nothing like the original piece in terms of quality and genuine style. Choosing a pre-owned item of furniture also adds character and, on a practical level, greater sustainability to your home.
Here at Vinterior, we sell items from over one thousand trusted sellers with a huge range of 1950s chairs for you to browse. Among the many vintage pieces you will find, we also list a host of upcycled and new items, too. The talented manufacturers we stock here are chosen for their keen creativity and excellent craftsmanship, so if you’re looking for a new take on an old classic, look no further. From a simple lick of paint on a 1950s chair to a complete reupholstering in a bold accent colour, there are options to suit any scheme within your home.
So, what are you waiting for? Browse the great range of 1950s chairs here at Vinterior today and find furniture that will add charm and style to your home. At the very least, we hope you find some inspiration for your next interior project.