When it comes to modern chairs, no home is complete without an inviting modern lounge chair. Roomy and enveloping, the ideal lounge chair is stylish, supremely comfortable, and—owing to its larger size—often something of a design statement. Our selection of chairs comprises Mid Century Modern classics and innovative recent designs, alike—a collection of roomy contemporary chairs tailor-made for kicking back and staying put for a while. If you’re in the market for a statement chair, consider the merits of a modern lounge chair:
Some of the most recognizable chairs of the 20th Century happen to be modern lounge chairs that have stood the test of time so beautifully that they’re amongst the most coveted modern furniture pieces around. If your budget allows it, consider investing in a classic modern chair by some of the most storied brands. Classic modernist furniture is built to last, and designed to be passed down through generations, so if you’re in the market for design made with quality and longevity in mind, classic modern chairs are always a reliable investment. Review our Editor’s Picks for some of the most beautiful and innovative modern lounge chairs on the contemporary design scene.
Even in a spare and minimal interior design scheme, a modern lounge chair can add a measure of upholstered comfort and warmth to a room. A beautifully tailored, but plushly upholstered modern chair complements and contrasts more pared down furniture pieces, helping to project a clearly contemporary, but comfortable and inviting ambience, and helping to create a space that makes you want stay put for a while.
As with all chairs, shopping for a modern lounge chair is not just a challenge, but great fun. With a seemingly endless number of shapes, sizes, materials, and price points from which to choose, shopping for a modern chair or a suite of accent chairs can be both an education and an adventure—and a means of personal expression. So, it doesn’t all have to be business when shopping for that singular lounge chair.
What’s better than one stylish lounge chair? How about a pair? If you find a modern chair that strikes your fancy, consider a pair of them. Depending on their size and shapes, a pair of roomy upholstered modern chairs can even stand in for a couch or sofa in a small space—creating the kind of hospitable and stylish living space expected of rooms furnished with sofas and sectionals. If space is not at a premium, more than one lounge chair can add to a modern seating configuration beautifully, complementing sofa or side chairs with their size and material warmth.