Art that you can sit on — 10 unique chairs from around the world
All it takes is one piece of statement furniture to overhaul an average looking room. With their diverse and unique designs, these trendy chairs bring a contemporary edge to space. Here are ten bold, eye-catching pieces that made it to our list.
1.The Buzz chair by Fedor Katcuba
This chubby Buzz chair imitates an endless line with comforting foam and velour textile upholstery that creates ergonomics for the cosy, comfortable seating.
Photography courtesy Fedor Katcuba
2. Solar chair from the collection Since The World Is Round by Bohinc Studio
Inspired from the planetary orbits, and curved trajectories, the Bohinc studio’s solar chair makes a clean, minimalist statement. Upholstered in Kvadrat wool fabric, enforced with steel rods, it has a pleasingly puffy and clean appearance.
Photography courtesy Bohinc Studio/ Lara Bohinc
3.Ombré Chair from the collection Circle set by Jules Tardy x John Luke Hodgkins
These stylish, sleek chairs are made of flexible wire set, drawn out of basic geometric shapes. The ombré glass surfaces reveal the inside of the wireframes, giving them a modernist look.
Photography courtesy Jules tardy
4. SEATS by Mira Bergh Edenborg X Josefin Zachrisson
SEATS is a sculptural design, with a backrest reimagined as additional seating. Its form inspired by waves is definitive of bringing rhythm into space.
Picture courtesy: Mira Bergh Edenborg
5. Equals Series by Studio Sabine Marcelis
Sharp, edgy and cool — the ‘Equals’ easy chair is all that and more. The two parts function as seats individually, while the two contrasting materials enhance the juxtaposition and visual imbalance.
Picture courtesy- Pim Top
6. Ogonori Chaise- Lounge by Design computation Lab X Nagami Design
3D printed and all kinds of cool, the Ogonori Chaise-Lounge in translucent hues of cyan, emerald green and blue lagoon looks like a wave frozen in motion. Picture courtesy: Manuel Jiménez Garcia
7. Oblomow by Clan Milano
The Oblomow collection boasts of padded modules and oblong shapes that bring out the eclectic and plush design features giving the seating system incredible dynamism.
Photograph courtesy: Clan Milano
8. BUIT by Gandiablasco
BUIT, designed by Mayice Studio for the Gandiablasco is a patterned collection of furniture that includes a simple armchair and a pouffe made of aluminium mesh woven with textile by Febrik for Kvadrat’s special padding designed for outdoors.
Photograph Courtesy: Gandiablasco
9. Yumi Chair II by Laura Kishimoto
The Yumi chair II is a piece of art in itself. Its dramatic curves define intricate and complex craftsmanship. The wrapping effect creates a cocoon that invites you to take a seat.
Picture Courtesy: Laura Kishimoto
10. Exploded chair by Joyce Lin
The Exploded Chair actually features a deconstructed wooden chair encased in clear acrylic. Its parts are placed loosely in their compartments, allowing them to shift positions when the chair is moved, creating an illusion of disconnection while staying in place.
Photograph courtesy: Joyce Lin