One of the most practical items of furniture, the chair has been designed and redesigned countless times over the course of history. Luminaire's selection of seating is handpicked to showcase seats which are both considered improvements to archetypes of the past as well as chairs which exude a boundless creativity, all while paying attention to advancements in technology, material, and functional requirements.
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/images/products/thumbs/335.jpg Designed by Shigeru Ban, the 10-Unit System from Artek is a novel furniture concept that is based on L-shaped units that can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture - a chair, a table, or a bench. 10-Unit System Shigeru Ban
/images/products/thumbs/760.jpg Sinuous and without corners, Archirivolto's 288 Stacking Chair is clean and functional for indoor and outdoor seating. Made in matte nylon with air molding technology, the chair is the ideal solution for a light seat with great robustness. 288 Stacking Chair Archirivolto
/images/products/thumbs/1012.jpg Carved by hand, the 3 Leg Stool by Pol's Potten adds a rustic edge to any environment. 3 Leg Stool Pols Potten
/images/products/thumbs/1093.jpg Able to blend in or stand out depending on its environment, the About a Chair with Aluminum Legs exudes simplicity. Designed by Hee Welling, the chair includes an aluminum swivel base with four legs that gracefully extend like standing on tiptoes and optically raise the chair off the floor. About A Chair with Aluminum Legs Hee Welling
/images/products/thumbs/1092.jpg The About A Chair with Oak Legs exudes conspicuous simplicity. A versatile chair that is suitable for several environments such as in a dining or conference room, the About A Chair also makes a great desk chair. Designed by Hee Welling, his aim was to create a chair that combined form, function, comfort, detail, and aesthetics. About A Chair with Oak Legs Hee Welling
/images/products/thumbs/234.jpg Infusing his design principles to seating for the home and office, Jean-Marie Massaud's Achille Armchair exemplifies the designer's ability to create a modern, sinuous form which is undeniably contemporary and timeless. Completely upholstered, the chair is of great impact. Achille Armchair Jean-Marie Massaud
/images/products/thumbs/1195.jpg Playing with crystalline geometry, the surface of the Angolo Pouf designed by Studio Macura resembles a triangulated grid of digitally analyzed terrain. The "facets" of the pouf are constructed of soft, resilient black polyurethane with an internal memory foam core. Angolo Pouf Marko Makura+Ingebord Van Uden
/images/products/thumbs/768.jpg A piece of wooden origami, the elegant, leaf-like shape of Shin Azumi's AP Low Stool recalls starched, golden fabric. With fluid, ergonomic design, the minimal form offers an unexpected degree of comfort. AP Low Stool Shin Azumi
/images/products/thumbs/1624.jpg By looking to the past, Jonathan Prestwich is able to design for today and tomorrow. His Arco Cafe Chair is a modern interpretation of the traditional cafe chair updated with clean lines and a sinuous form. Arco Cafe Chair Jonathan Prestwich
/images/products/thumbs/252.jpg Considered a design classic, the Backenzahn has become an identifying icon from Philipp Mainzer. The stool gives a strong impression with its four identical legs made of solid oak. Backenzahn Stool Philipp Mainzer
/images/products/thumbs/1604.jpg The Bend Side Chair by German studio Jehs+Laub expresses and effortless lightness in its design. Through exploration of materiality and form, the designers worked to devise a stackable chair that would provide comfort and durability while remaining timeless in appearance. Bend Side Chair Jehs + Laub
/images/products/thumbs/1449.jpg Lars Zech creates sculptural objects that revive the strength, energy, and majesty of downed trees. Using a chainsaw, the artist cuts away at the raw material until he achieves the simple, geometric form of the Block Oak Stool. Block Oak Stool Lars Zech
/images/products/thumbs/1602.jpg Designer Nathan Yong translates the essence of vintage wooden milking stools into a decidedly modern metal creation for the home. The Bolle Stool, with its pure lines and soft upholstered seat, is a versatile pouf that easily and efficiently provides seating wherever it's needed. Bolle Stool Nathan Yong
/images/products/thumbs/732.jpg Make your own stool or side table from outdated magazines and periodicals with Arik Levy's Book Stool. Intelligent and original, a specially designed strap encompasses your pile of magazines and squeezes them together to form a useful object. Book Stool Arik Levy
/images/products/thumbs/1645.jpg An icon of contemporary design, Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini's enduring Cab Armchair features a striking form that balances function and comfort with ease. The chair was conceived as an extension of the body - a skeleton structure of tubular steel is covered by a skin of stretched leather. Cab Armchair Mario Bellini
/images/products/thumbs/1578.jpg An icon of contemporary design, Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini's enduring Cab Side Chair features a striking form that balances function and comfort with ease. The chair was conceived as an extension of the body - a skeleton structure of tubular steel is covered by a skin of stretched leather. Cab Side Chair Mario Bellini
/images/products/thumbs/1350.jpg A sublime design for a chaotic world. Imbued with Konstantin Grcic's signature ability to chart unexplored territories through minimalist design, the Chaos Armchair represents a turning point in the renowned German designer's career. Chaos Black Edition Armchair Konstantin Grcic
/images/products/thumbs/1192.jpg The organic forms of the Cittola Freeform Stools reference water washed river stones and pebbles. Offering a unique range of seating options, the stools are extremely light as they are handmade in fiberglass. Ciottola Freeform Stools Imperfettolab
/images/products/thumbs/1351.jpg With clean lines and sublime proportions, Piero Lissoni's Deck Chair is a modern reinterpretation of the archetypal wooden chair. Consisting of a curved spindled backrest, feet in triangular sections, and slightly shaped seat all in ebonized ash wood, the chair immediately appears familiar. Deck Chair Piero Lissoni
/images/products/thumbs/841.jpg A multifunctional table or storage unit that looks like a cylinder with a graduate's hood on top, Patrick Norguet's Degree Container Table is both versatile and useful. Remove the top hood and you will find an open container, great for maximizing storage in the home. Degree Container Table Patrick Norguet
/images/products/thumbs/767.jpg Carved by hand, the Devil's Eye Stool by Pol's Potten adds a rich textural element to any interior. The stool is subtle yet quirky, clearly combining the Dutch company's characteristic playful design with that of a more global trend. Devil's Eye Stool Pols Potten
/images/products/thumbs/1170.jpg The innovative Dry Chair designed by Boris Berlin and Poul Christiansen, the creative duo behind KOMPLOT, for Randers + Radius is a study in minimalism. Light and stackable the chair can be used in almost any setting where large numbers of people need to be seated. Dry Chair Komplot Design
/images/products/thumbs/229.jpg A collection of five steel chairs with a remarkable optical effect, young Japanese designer Junya Ishigami's Family Chairs are light, harmonious and functional. Each chair in the series features a distorted shape which could be read as a result of being placed under a magnifying lens. Family Chairs Junya Ishigami
/images/products/thumbs/896.jpg The soft Fanning Stool designed by Molo is a versatile and spontaneous piece that can be used as a stool or low table with a tray placed on top. Fanning Stool Molo Design
/images/products/thumbs/232.jpg With an elegant contrast in materials and form, Jean Marie Massaud's Flow chair exemplifies the designer's ability to create modern, organic forms which are undeniably contemporary and timeless. Here, a four-legged oiled-oak base compliments the organic shell. Flow Chair with Oak Base Jean-Marie Massaud
/images/products/thumbs/228.jpg Wouter Scheblin's Frame chair liaises functionality with the beauty of engineering. The unique aesthetic gives the chair its strength, character and unusual formality. Frame Chair - Set of Two Wouter Scheublin
/images/products/thumbs/923.jpg The Franco Albini Ottoman is a multi-purpose piece made of ecologically sustainable rattan, the thin pliable stems of palms. An elegant and artistic piece of fine craftsmanship, the Ottoman is distinguished by its spherical shape and linear nest-like design. Franco Albini Ottoman Franco Albini
/images/products/thumbs/263.jpg With a light tubular structure supporting a shell covered in padded leather, Christophe Pillet's H. Chair is defined by comfort due to its form that traces the human profile. H. Chair Christophe Pillet
/images/products/thumbs/262.jpg Fluid in form, the Handkerchief chair evokes the light, soft contours of a handkerchief floating through the air. Lella & Massimo Vignelli's graciously scaled, ergonomically sculpted shell offers spacious comfort and ample support. Handkerchief Chair Lella & Massimo Vignelli
/images/products/thumbs/1634.jpg Inspired by the historic icons by masters of design, Antonio Citterio's Helen Lounge Chair blends the past with the present for a dynamic appearance. Here, the Italian designer has carefully reduced the form of the chair to its essential elements resulting in a strong silhouette that can blend harmoniously with a variety of interior styles. Helen Lounge Chair Antonio Citterio
/images/products/thumbs/230.jpg A harmonious blend of tradition and craft, Naoto Fukasawa's Hiroshima chair exhibits an honesty of materials and subtle warmth while harmoniously utilizing advanced technology and hand-craftsmanship within the production process. Hiroshima Armchair Naoto Fukasawa
/images/products/thumbs/422.jpg A harmonious blend of tradition and craft, Naoto Fukasawa's Hiroshima Dining Chair exhibits an honesty of materials and subtle warmth while harmoniously utilizing advanced technology and hand-craftsmanship within the production process. Hiroshima Dining Chair Naoto Fukasawa
/images/products/thumbs/236.jpg With a unique, contemporary silhouette, Houdini, Stefan Diez's wooden family of chairs, was inspired by techniques used to build model airplanes. Innovative production methods allow for the origami-like folds of the chair. Houdini Chair Stefan Diez
/images/products/thumbs/336.jpg The Ice chair, designed by Kasper Salto, marks a milestone in the history of Fritz Hansen: Ice is the first chair from the famed Danish furniture company that is equally suited for both indoor and outdoor use. Ice Chair Kasper Salto
/images/products/thumbs/926.jpg The Ipanema Outdoor Chair by Pomax recalls easy island living with beauty, charm and nature. With an airy fan-like design, the upper frame is a full circle which cleverly creates both the back and armrests. Ipanema Outdoor Chair Pomax
/images/products/thumbs/208.jpg Stemming from a design Fernando and Humberto Campana created for a private house, Jenette is has magical, dream-like quality. The spectacular back is made of hundreds of flexible, thin stalks that subtly reference natural ears of corn almost waving in the breeze. the design a magical, dream-like quality that belies its strong back support. Jenette Chair Fernando & Humberto Campana
/images/products/thumbs/1622.jpg With James Irvine's Juno Side Chair, the humble plastic chair has come of age. Cast in a single form, the chair achieves a sense of visual lightness thanks to its slender form and fluid lines. Juno Side Chair James Irvine
/images/products/thumbs/1014.jpg Characterized by its fine craftsmanship, the Kokke Dining Chair is a classic and rustic addition to your dining room. Kokke Dining Chair Ruud Jan Kokke
/images/products/thumbs/1015.jpg The Kokke Easy Chair is distinguished for its fine craftsmanship, adding a rustic edge to your living area. Kokke Easy Chair Ruud Jan Kokke
/images/products/thumbs/1636.jpg The iconic LC1 Sling Chair is reduced to its most essential elements to create a functional yet avant garde sculpture of polished stainless steel tubing and leather. The classic chair was designed in the late 1920s by celebrated architects Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, and Charlotte Perriand, who reimagined the potential of industrial materials to create forward thinking objects for the modern home. LC1 Sling Chair Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand
/images/products/thumbs/353.jpg Lievore Altherr Molina's Leaf Stackable Chair for Arper is a manifesto: an image simultaneously nostalgic and forward thinking. Its simplicity of form and ease of application encourage creative inclusion in diverse environments, both inside and outside. Leaf Stackable Chair Lievore Altherr Molina
/images/products/thumbs/1614.jpg With a minimal, slender form, Toni Grilo's Lisboa Cork Stool is an effortless addition to any interior. The cylindrical seating element is reduced to its most essential elements, highlighting the object's dynamic and inviting materiality. Lisboa Cork Stool Toni Grilo
/images/products/thumbs/209.jpg Ecologically advanced, Piergiorgio Cazzaniga's stackable M1 chair for MDF Italia uses a process of of co-injection molding of partially recycled and mass pigmented material to create its shell. Available in white or black, the lean seat profile continues down the stainless steel sled base. M1 Chair Piergiorgio Cazzaniga
/images/products/thumbs/596.jpg A true multi-tasker, Living Divani's Mate Clothes Valet is equally useful as a chair or for storing everyday essentials. Designed by the Milanese creative duo a+b, Annalisa Dominoni and Benedetto Quaquaro, Mate features a powder-coated square tubular frame that creates the unique ladder like backrest. Mate Clothes Valet (a+b) Dominoni and Quaquaro
/images/products/thumbs/1610.jpg An icon of Italian design, Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni's Mezzadro Stool showcases the brother's ingenuity and sense of bold experimentation with found objects. Meaning "sharecropper" in Italian, the refined stool unites a standard metal tractor seat and bicycle wing nut with a steel spring stem and a cross base of natural beech wood. Mezzadro Stool Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
/images/products/thumbs/205.jpg Addressing ergonomics, physics, and design, Giovanni Pagnotta's Mi Chair features innovative design and manufacturing resulting in and affordable, durable, and environmentally responsible product. Mi Chair Giovanni Pagnotta
/images/products/thumbs/1595.jpg Expressing the designer's characteristic sensitivity to form and proportion, Piero Lissoni's Mini Jelly Swivel Armchair makes a modern statement in the home or office. The small armchair's graceful form curves around the body for comfort and support and expresses a flexible and practical way of relaxing or working at the table. Mini Jelly Swivel Armchair Piero Lissoni
/images/products/thumbs/924.jpg The Hanging Egg Chair designed by Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel in 1959 exemplifies the soft and feminine approach they are widely recognized for. An iconic and sculptural addition to an indoor environment, the designers rebuffed traditional design concepts and built their own distinctive style. Nanna Ditzel Hanging Egg Chair - Indoor Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel
/images/products/thumbs/1000.jpg The Hanging Egg Chair designed by Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel in 1959 exemplifies the soft and feminine approach they are widely recognized for. The chair is an iconic and sculptural addition to any outdoor environment. Nanna Ditzel Hanging Egg Chair - Outdoor Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel
/images/products/thumbs/1257.jpg The now iconic Nanny Rocking Chair designed by Nanna Ditzel in 1969 was one of the first chairs based on the concept of a chair without legs. The innovative chair features a slatted seat and contains several shapes including circles and triangles united by soft, organic curves. Nanny Rocking Chair Nanna Ditzel
/images/products/thumbs/894.jpg Evocative of nature the Nest Stool by Dutch design company Pols Potten blends organically into your environment. Made of copper coated iron, the stool resembles criss-crossed branches in a nest. Nest Stool Design Studio PP
/images/products/thumbs/256.jpg Inspired by the linear, well-defined structure of vintage chairs, the Bouroullec brothers' Papyrus armchair combines a translucent structure with a very fine vertical ridged pattern that covers the outer surface of the rounded backrest. Papyrus Armchair Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
/images/products/thumbs/769.jpg Monolithic and full of character, Maurizio Fardo's Pepo Stool prominently features the natural characteristics of wood. The minimal form is contrasted with the organic nature of the solid olive ash wood. Pepo Stool Maurizio Fardo
/images/products/thumbs/246.jpg Technological advancements in the materials and production of LucidiPevere's Plana chair create an attractive, resistant, and versatile chair. The stackable Plana chair uses injection molding to create a sturdy chair that is ideal for use inside and out. Plana Stacking Chair LucidiPevere
/images/products/thumbs/1171.jpg The aesthetic hallmark of the Pure Stool is its Nordic simplicity and carefully crafted proportions. Designed by Thore Lassen Design, the seat is fixed to the tubular steel polished chrome base in a precise manner. Pure Stools Thore Lassen Design
/images/products/thumbs/1096.jpg Designed by Leon Ransmeier, the Revolver Counter Stool is characterized for its bearing mechanism that allows the seat and foot ring to turn 360 degrees. The stool has a slim, slightly dished seat with a curve on the edge for comfort. Revolver Counter Stool Leon Ransmeier
/images/products/thumbs/922.jpg The handmade Roger Stool by Sika-Design is a rustic and bold complement to an indoor or outdoor environment. With a circular top resting on three legs, the stool exudes a cabin-like coziness. Roger Stool Sika Design
/images/products/thumbs/1011.jpg Exuding comfort, the Sacco Bean Bag Chair invites you to sit and relax creating a cozy environment. Automatically adapting to your body, the chair is packed with polystyrene pellets that allow you to fall into it, lean back and unwind with support for your head and neck. Sacco Bean Bag Chair Gatti, Paolini & Teodoro
/images/products/thumbs/786.jpg Refined in design, Dondoli and Pocci's Sand Air Chair is comfortable, elegant and light. Mesh covered in PVC outfits the seat and back for a delightful tactile experience which is good looking and durable. Sand Air Chair Dondoli + Pocci
/images/products/thumbs/260.jpg Designed in 1955, Arne Jacobsen's Series 7 chair has become a design icon. Constructed from nine layers of molded veneer with two layers of cotton textile between, the organic shell is ingeniously designed to last a lifetime. Series 7 Chair Arne Jacobsen
/images/products/thumbs/337.jpg A master of simple and elegant solutions to domestic needs, prolific Italian designer Vico Magistretti's Silver Chair for DePadova takes inspiration from the legendary Thonet chair, creating a light-weight and versatile chair made from polypropylene and aluminum. Silver Chair Vico Magistretti
/images/products/thumbs/258.jpg Featuring the designer's signature and acute sensitivity to form and outline, Naoto Fukasawa's Soho Chair offers a comfortably formed seat for a variety of uses. Soho Chair Naoto Fukasawa
/images/products/thumbs/1453.jpg With deep appreciation of his material, German sculptor Lars Zech uses his chainsaw to reveal sculptural forms hidden inside downed trees found in the Black Forrest. The Stone Oak Sculpture is the result of the artist's dialogue with wood sourced from giants trees that have been fallen due to disease, age, or weather damage. Stone Oak Sculpture Lars Zech
/images/products/thumbs/1639.jpg Inspired by the traditional milking stools used by shepherds in the Alps, Charlotte Perriand's Tabouret Stools exude a simple honesty in form, material, and function. The stools, available in three wood finishes and two sizes, are distinguished by their gently indented turned seat and their stylized tripod legs. Tabouret Stools Charlotte Perriand
/images/products/thumbs/840.jpg Designed by Denis Santachiara, the Tato Pouf is an elliptical shaped edgy additional seat or footrest. Resembling rocks, the Pouf has a perfectly sculpted smooth surface. Made of flexible and cold-processed polyurethane, it also includes an elasticized removable cover that is available in colors such as black, grey, or cherry. Tato Pouf Denis Santachiara
/images/products/thumbs/1048.jpg The Tattoo Pouf with Carrara Marble Print is a round additional seat or footrest with a visual illusion included. Tattoo Pouf With Carrara Marble Print Maurizio Galante
/images/products/thumbs/1481.jpg A reintroduction of a classic Dutch design, Ruud Jan Kokke's TC Stool is a super-light and portable stacking stool that utilizes innovative materials and production techniques. The stool's design is a response to its original requirements of being used by visitors to the museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam to take along during guided tours. TC Stool Ruud Jan Kokke
/images/products/thumbs/1200.jpg Designed by Christien Meindertsma each Texelaar Ottoman is wound entirely from 500 continuous meters of wool. The wool comes from the sheep of the Dutch island of Texal (pronounced Tessel in Dutch), in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. Texelaar Ottoman Christien Meindertsma
/images/products/thumbs/1589.jpg Focusing on simplicity and minimalism, Enzo Mari designed the Tonietta Side Chair as a modern and industrialized interpretation of the ubiquitous Thonet chair. The result is an iconic product that effortlessly communicates a subtle elegance in its form, perfect for use in any domestic environment. Tonietta Side Chair Enzo Mari
/images/products/thumbs/261.jpg Inspired by historical gardens where young trees grow into furniture-like structures through continual care and pruning, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec's Vegetal chair features irregular branch-like forms that create the seat and structure. Vegetal Chair Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
/images/products/thumbs/1631.jpg An icon of experimental design and innovative production, the Wire Stool was originally designed by Cees Braakman in 1958. Now, almost sixty years later, it has been reintroduced by the original manufacturer, Pastoe. Wire Stool Cees Braakman & Adriaan Dekker