Vintage Chair Styles

May 21st
Unusual Vintage Wooden Chairs
Unusual Vintage Wooden Chairs

One of the most common and practical furniture has the chair undergone countless makeovers over the years. Although there is no lack of modern design, many styles of vintage chair, from bubble to bachelor, have become favorites, reminiscent of bygone eras and trends.

Bubble Chair

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The Finnish vintage chair was design in 1968 by Euro Arno. The work consists of a hemisphere, made of transparent acrylic with a steel frame. Inside are place either leather or fabric polyurethane pillows to sit on. What gives this chair its “bubble” quality is that it is suspend in the ceiling with a steel chain, as if it actually floated? Though once Avant grade, the bubble chair is now a vintage piece of furniture, reminiscent of the Scandinavian modernist industrial design of the mid-sixties.


Morris chair first hit the English market back in 1868. It is consider to be one of the first adjustable vintage chairs and has been used as a model for much modern furniture. Morris was made of solid wood, usually oak, with cushions for seat and back. It is quite low on the ground and has no padded armrests above several columns of cross pieces, a regular Victorian design. The back is typically adjustable for four different angles, with recesses to lock each position in place.

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