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Our range of mid-century chairs brings together a comprehensive collection of stunning quality pieces across a range of designers and styles. Whether you are looking for occasional chairs, soft furnishings, rocking chairs or a set of chairs for your dining area or kitchen, browse Vinterior now to find the right style and finish for you. If you are in the market for a set of dining chairs to add to a beautiful table or maybe you haven’t even found the table yet then look no further. We have an endless selection of lovely mid-century chairs from the best designers of their time from Europe and beyond.

What are the hallmarks of mid-century chairs?

Explore our online marketplace and you’ll discover a host of mid-century dining chairs, cocktail chairs, fireside chairs and occasional chairs for each room in your home and every occasion. Broadly speaking, the mid-century was a restrained period of time for furniture design, with brands favouring clean lines, curves an altogether smoother surfaces. While this period of time certainly wouldn’t be characterised as minimalist, there was certainly a movement towards space, allowing each piece of furniture in a room to breathe.

Tapered legs, slender wooden frames and bold upholstery were common during this period, perhaps because each carefully selected item in a home had to make a statement in its own right. While solid woods were certainly popular at the time, new materials such as fibreglass and plastics became common in seating – as can be found in Eames stacking chairs.

At the other end of the spectrum, G Plan were producing deeply comfortable sofas and lounge chairs during the mid 20th century, utilising padded leather cushions, and winged backs.

Why buy an authentic mid-century chair?

Collections of chairs represent the people that sit on them and we understand how important your living spaces are – across your lounge, dining room and kitchen. This is the time when family and friends socialise and eat together; it represents the heart of the home, that special place where you are with your loved ones or invited guests. It is your ‘down time’ when you relax and unwind in that safe and special place.

Choosing an authentic mid-century chair can elevate a room in your home to a different level, making it feel more magical and giving it a sense of identity. The stylings of mid-century furniture make it easy to incorporate them into a whole range of different interiors - from rustic to shabby chic, minimalist to ultra-modern. While a cheap, flat-pack set of chairs will certainly support the weight of you, your family and your guests, they can’t come close to creating the ambience that a genuine vintage chair can.

Why shop Vinterior for mid century chairs?

Because Vinterior is able to draw on furniture sourced from over one thousand boutiques and traders, we can bring you an enviable selection of mid-century chairs so you need look no further than our website to furnish your home. Our collection has the quality, range and choice to ensure you can furnish one or more rooms in your home without endlessly trawling the internet.

We have famous names, chairs from long-standing established makers and pieces from unknown designers, some lovingly restored, others original. Our website makes it easy for you to find a table to match those ‘must have’ chairs or source a sideboard in exactly the same colour and finish of wood to create a stunning retro look in your home. Vinterior has the scope to give you confidence in your vintage purchasing decisions. Explore our website now.

Work in the furniture trade?

Are you a trade seller or buyer with mid century pieces you wish to feature on our online marketplace? Find out more about registering as an official Vinterior trade seller here or join our free Trade Program here.