Sling chairs are simultaneously complex and simplistic. These designs showcase both sides of fabric and leather slung chairs.
Designed in 1950, this gorgeous sling chair is a vision of rustic sophistication. Leather and oak crafted in a strong profile are resolutely masculine.
2. Folding Chair
DESIGNER: Mogens Koch
MANUFACTURER: Carl Hansen and Son
19.7” w x 19.7” d x 34.3” h
Folding Chair by Mogens Koch is a classic form and one of the most recognizable uses of fabric seat and backs. Versatile and compact, the chair is a classic in sling seating comfort.
3. Outdoor LC1 Sling Chair
DESIGNER: Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand
23.75” x 25.25” x 25.5”
A dream design team created this unmistakeable classic sling chair that stays clean and angular even with leather slung seat and back.
4. Paulistano Armchair
DESIGNER: Paulo Mendes da Rocha
H 33” W 27.5” D 27.5”
Originally designed for the Paulistano Athletic Club in São Paulo, Brazil, the frame of Paulistano Armchair is a continuous 17-foot-long piece of solid steel, is welded in a single spot.
An angular steel frame is slung with brightly over-dyed rugs for this industrially artful version of the sling chair.
6. Toro Lounge Chair
DESIGNER: Blu Dot
MANUFACTURER: Blu Dot
32.25” x 25.5” x 31.5”
Available in natural leather and black, this low slung lounger is the definition of contemporary with a big nod to its rustic roots.
A simple, cantilevered form from of the Spoleto Chair allows the impeccably tailored leathered seat and back.
8. Venice Beach Deck Chair
DESIGNER: Gallant and Jones
MANUFACTURER: Gallant and Jones
Length up to 41” Height up to 36” Width 23.5”
A simple deck chair draped with beautifully playful materials give any outdoor garden a contemporary pop.
Harter Sling sticks to its clean, modernist roots while featuring a new arched back.
DESIGNER: Jean-Marie Massaud
PRICE: Inquire for pricing
Another folding chair with attention to material, construction and details that Dedon and Massaud have become known for.
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