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Dining Chairs

1950s Dining Chairs

Add some mid-century style to your dining room and invest in a set of 1950s dining chairs from our characterful collection at Vinterior. From tubular-framed, rustic-feeling designs to iconic bentwood 1950s dining chair styles, you’ll discover single pieces and complete sets to suit almost any home. A celebration of all that the era had to offer, many dining chairs of the 1950s feature iconic innovations of the time, including chrome metalwork, Formica veneers and more.

With a burgeoning sense of post-war optimism, designers of the time focused on playful details, supreme functionality and the beauty of exotic woods. So whether you’re an avid fan of the era or you’ve simply stumbled upon a set you like, you’ll find one-of-a-kind 1950s dining chairs for sale right here at Vinterior.

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1950s dining chairs for sale at Vinterior

The age of the consumer and the age of the dinner party. The post-war economic boom meant more households had more disposable income. Plus, the end of rationing meant experimenting with cooking and a surge in dinner parties. So no wonder there was a boom of 1950s dining chairs too.
Bring this exciting period into your home with one of our gorgeous sets of 1950s dining room chairs. Available in a wide range of materials and styles, these mid-century pieces adopted the design notes of the past with the surging relevance of modernism. This was the age of the designer, whether it be furniture or interior, so you have plenty of 1950s dining chair styles to choose from.
The 1950s ushered in the era of open-plan living, with the American diner look becoming increasingly popular. Formica tables pair beautifully with 1950s dining chairs with leather seats or lacquered iterations. In most of our 1950s dining chairs, you’ll find a sense of visual interest, warm woods and a celebration of design. Light, bright colours and materials mean you can dress your room up how you like. And most chairs will pair well with other design styles.
The iconic bentwood dining chairs for example were reimagined during the 1950s. Exuding craftsmanship and exquisite design, these 1950s dining room chairs have become coveted collector pieces. Browse our full collection of 1950s furniture to find complementary pieces too.

How can I style 1950s dining chairs in my interiors?

The joy of 1950s dining chairs is how easily they can fit with many modern design styles. Pair darker woods with an antique dining table. Chairs with leather upholstery look great with glass dining tables. Or you could perfectly match materials with our collection of upcycled dining tables or beech dining tables.

  • To add a pop of colour to the room, pair your 1950s dining room chairs with a vintage rug.
  • Keep it simple and add a Scandinavian modern sideboard to the room. These beautiful pieces blend form and function and can be paired with similar woods or conflicting styles.
  • Hang a glorious chandelier above your dining chairs and table for a bit of glitz and glamour.

Which 1950s dining chairs should I buy?

If you’re after collectable names when you’re shopping for 1950 dining chair styles, you can’t go wrong with Eames dining chairs. Formica is a classic of the 1950s and a great way to really bring the style into your home. Or, match the wood to your current dining table for a stylish, put-together look. Looking for even more? Browse our full range of vintage dining chairs.

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