25 modern dining chairs that give your table style
Modern dining chairs are design masterpieces. Forget boring inconspicuous shapes and simple lines. Even the most basic of these chairs look and design elegantly. Since the mid-century modern icons have become a contemporary eye candy, dining chairs still pretty much rule the dining room interiors.
Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs
Cherner Arm Chair was a concept child of Norman Cherner from the year 1958, which also in one
Elegant, yet simply curvy shape gives it a very attractive look, while molded plywood looks mid-century-modern chic.
The Series 7 chairs by Arne Jacobsen are available in ten different veneers, including cherry and Oregon pine. The design dates back to 1955 and is a classic mid-century design that adds a touch of nostalgia to any modern dining room.
Available in a variety of colors and finishes, as well as upholstered variants, the 3107 model has produced a host of similar seats that you can find on the market.
was designed in 1949 by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn. Inspired by Ming Chairs and not at all by a true Wishbone, the design, also known as ‘Y’, is still made with paper cord (durable material since WWII) to ensure premium quality.
While the wood finish gives your table a modern feel, the colored versions will instantly bring a pop of attractive color to the interior.
was one of the first furniture designs commissioned and produced by Knoll to later lend the brand its reputation for modern design.
During the war in 1943, the chair was made from discarded parachute fabric, giving it its iconic look that still works today.
Iconic modern dining chairs
You’ve probably seen it countless times. Surprisingly modern-looking, the plastic chair was made by Verner Panton 1959-1960 with Vitra as a prototype and put into production seven years later.
Its uniformly shaped shape distinguishes the chair from such classics as having a similar back shape.
Eero Saarinen created his Executive Chair in 1950, which gave the shapes of the middle of the century a new direction. It is the partially open back, which gives it an elegant flair and an exquisite silhouette.
Suitable for office and dining executive comes in sophisticated neutrals as well as the popping brights.
In 1952, Harry Bertoia transformed industrial steel into functional yet charming chairs that are now available in a variety of colors and finishes.
The chairs with vinyl seats are ideal for outdoor use, with their airy backrests revealing the view of the surroundings.
1966 Knoll’s Platner Collection was filled with modern forms that were both decorative and elegant. The Platner molded fiber fiber armchair with molded latex foam cushion is a beautiful pedestal seat that will give your guests a special feeling.
Like Panton, it has a uniform shape, which leads from a rounded backrest to a rather slender base of welded steel bars.
Contemporary modern dining chairs
is the epitome of contemporary design. Although it derives its style from the organic vegetation, Vegetal still looks extraordinary.
Dyed polyamide promotes its modern feel while making it a great outdoor seat.
Masters Arm Chair is probably the best-known contemporary seat of Philippe Starck and Eugeni Quitllet six years ago. The Masters won the Good Design Award in 2010 followed by the Red Dot Design Award in 2013. He combined the elements of three iconic chairs such as the Series 7, Eero Saarinen’s “Tulip Armchair” and the “Eiffel Chair” by Charles Eames.
Modified through-dyed polypropylene allows for both indoor and outdoor use, and a wide color palette ensures compatibility with almost any color scheme.
from a modern furniture brand Blu Dot is characterized not only by its polygonal powder-coated steel frame, but also because it is much cheaper than all previous designs on our list.
By combining the functionality and aesthetic qualities of metal, Blu Dot has created a seat that is rugged and attractive. The only question is that of comfort.
Designed in 2003 by Konstantin Grcic, Magis Chair One seems like an ode (or is it a nod?) To contemporary architecture. Made of aluminum, the square chair has a handy integrated in the backrest handle and a minimal armrest.
The versatility of contemporary design ignores multifunctionality, so Magis can also be used as an outdoor piece of furniture.
Upholstered modern dining chairs
is one of the design creations of a furniture assistant Christopher Guy. Known for its modern dining chairs with “classic values”, it offers dining chairs that are so fabulous that it’s hard to take their eyes off them.
Lili shows his signature crossed hind legs, a plushy high seat that looks best in a combination of a dark frame and a dusty pink fabric.
True to his impeccable style, Jonathan Adler designed a dining chair that combines the best of every tradition. Its frame is simple and modernist, seating is streamlined and contemporary, and the overall aesthetics are pleasantly formal.
Available in only two colors, it looks extremely luxurious and beautiful, which further convinces us that there is no better pair than velvet and golden brass.
Tom Dixon is a well-known lighting designer, but here is his dining seat called, which can really attract attention from afar. Sculptural and incredibly luxurious, it comes with brass legs and in different fabrics.
These royal blue chairs are elegant and bright. A perfect complement to a modern luxury residence.
is a unique design because it is both modern and very modern. Very comfortable padded body shows simple but elegant lines. And its details are subtle and virtually nonexistent.
Its stain-resistant fabric ensures that the chair is easy to maintain, while its simple aesthetics allow it to fit into almost any modern interior.
Minimalist modern dining chairs
The chair Belleville by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec looks clearly familiar, but at the same time pleasantly contemporary. Slim and refined chair from a Parisian café, with armrests and in different finishes.
Fabric and leather covers create a more homely ambience, while wooden seat shells add a modern touch to the design.
Fanuli’s is an epitome of modern design. Created by Neuland Industrie Design for Kristalia in Italy, the chair is simple and functional yet has a certain charm.
The hard polyurethane frame is available in a variety of shades, including rich olive green and epoxy finish for outdoor variations.
Matthew Hilton has designed his Manta chair for furniture maker De La Espada. Based on the tradition of modernity, its simple form is both stylish and beautiful. It also reminds us of Cherner Side Chair and Ming Chairs.
Shaped plywood enhances its modernist feel, but the subtle sweeping lines make it seem exquisite rather than minimal or brutal.
Overly decorated dining chairs
Another Christopher Guy creation is
Its thoughtful design seems to require a more traditional interior design style, but many of Guy’s similar chairs look equally good in contemporary decor.
Moooi’s is a masterpiece by Maarten Michiel Baas. It looks like a baroque Revival piece and is characterized by a modern, contemporary design and materials.
Padded in leather, the ornate seat is framed with textured, epoxy-coated wood for a long-lasting effect.
Wooden dining room chairs
Star Dining Chair by Domitalia is one of the most outstanding modern dining chairs. Made of durable beech wood, it has a shape that blurs the lines between modern and contemporary styles.
Thanks to its design optics, the chair needs no additional surfaces or colored seat cushions.
Kartell’s Comback Chair is a creation of the renowned Patricia Urquiola, who has managed to give the formal dining chair something fun.
Shaped upon bird cages or something similarly decorative, these seats attract attention with their very shape rather than color or finish.
Elegance and simplicity of the modern mid-century design Anne chair by Bernhardt Design is grace itself. Its wooden frame flows and curves very organically.
Offered in a range of finishes, Anne’s chair, with its thin but light seat cushions, really takes on the mod style.
Re-Imagined Louis Dining Chairs
by Philippe Starck is a modern interpretation of a classic Baroque Louis XV style chair. Made of clear and colored polycarbonate, the Ghost Chair looks dazzling and functional.