If you’ve ever felt like there is a room in your home that isn’t quite ‘finished’, perhaps you need to think about adding an armchair. Whatever your style there are an abundance of designer armchairs for the living room and bedroom that could be the perfect final piece you’ve been searching for.
1. 637 Utrecht Armchair | CASSINA
Not only is this armchair a beautiful piece, it’s incredibly comfortable and is such a standout it needs little else around it to look striking. It’s absolutely the designer armchair you’d want to buy to achieve both comfort and style.
The Utrecht armchair was one of only a few of Rietveld's upholstered designs that were taken into production. It was first sold by Amsterdam manufacturers Metz & Co in 1936, in an edition covered in dark brown canvas and finished with a visible festoon stitch. After the war Metz and Co issued the chair in a felt with the signature distinctive white stitching.
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2. Charlottenborg Chair | SIKA-DESIGN
If you’re looking for a slightly more casual armchair and Scandi style is your way… Sika-Design’s beautiful Charlottenborg chair is absolutely the one for you. Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1936 the chair is woven of Manau and Tohiti rattan, and it has comfortable upholstered cushions in a variety of colours.
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3. D.153.1 Armchair | MOLTENI & C
Sometimes, you need a serious piece of furniture to add immense style and glamour to a space. Nothing quite says elegance like velvet and brass. The Brass structure of the D.153.1 Armchair designed by Ponti for Rubelli in 1934 is a designer armchair that raises the glamour in a room. The fabric reinterprets the age-old technique of velvet-weaving, bringing it up to date with contemporary patterns, such as close sequences of staggered disks with various gradations of colour.
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4. Mad Queen Armchair | POLIFORM
Designed by Marcel Wanders this armchair's moulded seat is characterised by a matelassè finishing: Mad Queen plays on exclusive artisan details that is soft with continuous lines and a reassuring image, defined by a 'protective body' and by robust diagonal wooden legs.
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5. Indochine Armchair | CASSINA
We had to include this gorgeous chair in the ‘must have armchair’ list purely because it’s a favourite! Perfect around a dining table (as seen in the stunning Lucas y Hernández-Gil Madrid Apartment this is one little armchair you’ll fall in love with.
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