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Mid century modern dining chairs are so amazingly designed and so versatile that they will accentuate any dining room style that you have, not only mid-century. For example, have a small industrial style dining area? You can go with sleek leather and a black metal dining chair with tapered legs. Modern dining room? An all-black or white mid-century dining chair with iconic design will highlight your modern dining table or make a bold contrast with clear dining chairs. Modern farmhouse eating nook? Pair your farmhouse bench with wood or walnut dining chairs with tapered legs and there you go, ready to have your guests amazed for the holidays.
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So here are our picks for the most iconic, bold, and beautiful mid-century dining chairs. I hope you love it!
Upholstered & Leather Mid Century Modern Dining Chairs
Beetle Velvet Upholstered Dining Chair, by Gubi 2Modern
Dimensions: 22.1 in W x 22.8 in D x 34.25 in H | Material: Steel, Polypropylene plastic shell, Velvet fabric
The Beetle is an Instagram sweetheart amongst interior designers. This famous Danish mid-century modern dining chair has several options of upholstery fabrics and 2 base finishes. Besides being a very high-quality piece of furniture, is extremely comfortable. Win-win.
Black Leather Mid-Century Modern Dining Chair With Wood Legs, West Elm
Dimensions: 20.5″w x 24.5″d x 32.5″h. | Material: Top Grain Leather, Solid Wood
$404 – $419
If you know exactly what you want and you don’t wanna take any chances, this classic mid century dining chair with a comfortable wide seat, genuine smooth top-grain leather upholstery, and solid wood legs is the one for you.
It’s available in 4 different colors of leather.
White Bouclé Mid Century Dining Chair With Arms, Kardiel
Dimensions: Width 23″ x Depth 22″ x Height 32.3″: FSC Certified Solid kiln dried Ash hardwood, Various fabrics
Bouclé has been the sweetheart fabric for interior design lately, and this is the prettiest combination of boucléand mid century design I found. Very chic and sophisticated dining chairs, with comfortable and elevated arms, perfectly assembled on FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) Certified wood tapered legs. Definitely, an heirloom piece both in quality as it is in a timeless design.
Mid Century Modern Faux Leather Dining Chairs Set of 4, Target
Dimensions: 35.4 Inches (H) x 18.5 Inches (W) x 22.8 Inches (D) | Material: Faux leather, Plywood, Metal
$310 Set of 4
This set of 4 sleek faux-leather mid-century modern dining chairs offer a good price for the buck. The mix of textures from the warm brown leather and the cold black metal legs are perfect for a dining area with an industrial aesthetic.
Nora Chair Upholstered Wood Dining Chair With Arms, Interior Define
Dimensions: 25”L x 27.5”H x 19″W | Material: FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) Certified wood, Various fabrics
Depending on your sty;e this can be a super comfortable dining chair or even an accent chair for your bedroom or living room. It’s made with FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) Certified wood and has an amazing vintage-inspired mid-century design.
It’s available in many different colors and fabrics, including leather.
Mid-Century Modern Petal Upholstered Dining Chair, West Elm
Dimensions: 17.1″w x 19.6″d x 31.5″h. | Material: Kiln-dried bentwood seat and back, Powder-coated iron frame. and Various fabrics
$224 – $329
A minimalist modern take on the classic mid-century design with a curved back and super sleek frame. Perfect for small dining tables or minimalist decor.
It’s available in different colors and fabrics, including leather.
Set of 6 Mid Century Modern Dining Chair With Arms, Macy’s
Dimensions: 22″W x 23″D x 33″H | Material: Solid pine wood frame/legs with black finish; Rayon/polyester upholstery
Not that I’ve seen a lot of beautiful sets of 6 mid-century modern dining chairs, but this is such an elegant option.
Wood & Walnut Mid Century Modern Dining Chairs
Risom Dining Chair with Webbed Back and Seat, Lumens
Dimensions: 19.62″W x 20.62″D x 31.12″H | Material: Hardwood in 3 different finishes Clear Maple, Ebonized Maple, Light Walnut, and Cotton/nylon blend
Designed by Jens Risom in 1941, this iconic mid century dining chair is made in the USA using only high-quality wood. Like most mid century classics, it’s a timeless heirloom piece.
And it has as much history to tell as compliments you’re gonna get. You can start by educating your guests on the fact that when this chair was first manufactured, during wartime, the webbing was made out of unused parachute straps. It’s available in 3 different wood finishes and several webbing colors.
Lena Mid-Century Dining Chair, West Elm
Dimensions: 21″w x 18.5″d x 29.5″h. | Material: Solid poplar wood
The low curved back is the design star in this classic mid-century dining chair. Like I mentioned in the intro, this is the perfect type of mid-century furniture that goes with different styles. It’s organic, bold, and simple
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Vintage Inspired Walnut And Black Faux Leather Dining Chair, Macy’s
Dimensions: 21.5”L x 17.1”D x 31”H | Material: Wood back/oak wood legs with walnut finish, Faux leather upholstery, Iron
Taking inspiration from vintage mid-century design from the 50s, this dining chair is a showstopper for those who prefer bold furniture and decor.
Cherner Walnut Mid Century Modern Armchair, 2Modern
Dimensions: 26.5 in W x 21.5 in D x 31.5 in H | Material: Molded plywood shell and laminated wood base
Design by Norman Cherner this sophisticated mid-century modern dining chair is a piece of art. Everything about it is pure design inspiration, from the dramatic wide rounded arms to the seductive back.
It’s available in different finishes and in upholstered and armless options.
Walnut And Gold Mid Century Dining Chair Set Of 2, World Market
Dimensions: 19.62″W x 20.62″D x 31.12″H | Material: Solid Rubber Wood
$279.98 Set of 2
This set of 2 dining chairs with walnut finish have the classic mid-century design: round tapered legs capped in luxe dark-gold metal, ladder-back frames, and curved backrests
Walnut And Black Leather Mid Century Dining Chair set of 2, Article
Dimensions: 19.62″W x 20.62″D x 31.12″H | Material: MDF, Veneered Walnut, High density foam (2.2 PCF), powder coated steel, pigmented leather
$229.98 Set of 2
This dining chair reminds me of old-school chairs and I love the vintage vibe. According to the reviews, the padded seats and the large back are very comfortable. It’s a beautiful Industrial twist on the classic mid-century style.
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Black & White Mid Century Modern Dining Chairs
White Mid Century Modern Dining Chairs Set of 2, Target
Dimensions: 32.1 Inches (H) x 18.1 Inches (W) x 21.9 Inches (D) | Material: Plastic, Metal
$115 Set of 2
This simple, neutral, white modern dining chair with a mid-century twist is perfect for small dining areas. Or if you need a revamp to have your friends and family for the holidays, but the budget is limited.
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Panton Chair, Lumens
Dimensions: Width 19.75″, Height 34″, Depth 24″ | Material: Polypropylene
The original Panton Chair was designed in 1959/60, with a glossy finish. In 1999 it was revisited and received a matte surface, the last modification approved by Verner Panton in person. If you prefer the original glossy version, it’s available here.
This iconic mid-century modern dining chair is stackable, made in Switzerland, and is available in several colors.
Tulip Armchair, by Knoll at 2Modern
Dimensions: 26 in W x 23.25 in D x 32 in H | Material: Molded fiber glass
A mid-century icon, designed by Eero Saarinen in 1957, the tulip armchair is remarkable. It’s available in black or white frames, with different upholsteries, several fabrics, and colors, and with a swivel option or fixed.
Eames Molded Fiberglass Black Mid Century Chair Made in USA, Lumens
Dimensions: 18.75″, Height 31.25″, Depth 22″ | Material: Molded Fiberglass, Wire Base
The black Eames dining chair was designed by Charles & Ray Eames in 1950 and reissued in 2014. It’s a timeless classic with a modern twist. The wire legs are available in 3 different finishes.
Cesca Armchair with Upholstered Seat, by Knoll at 2Modern
Dimensions: 23.5 in W x 23.5 in D x 31.5 in H | Material: Frame is 1 in diameter chrome-plated round steel tube with a polished finish, Back is beech with woven cane insets
The classic vintage Marcel Breuer tubular chairs is available in many finishes, upholsteries, and back materials. So if you love this vintage timeless design, you’re likely to find the perfect color and material combination to go with your vision.
How amazing are these mid-century dining chairs, right? did you find the perfect one for your style? There are so many incredible mid-century modern dining chairs that I found it hard to pick just a few.
The boldness and creativity level of the designs from mid-century are unmatchable up to today. I guess that’s because the post-war designers from the mid-century were on the pick of their creative joy and there were also so many new materials and technologies, besides a strong collective desire for prosperity and having life back to normal. Well, given the proportions, of course, going through this crazy pandemic gives me a similar feeling. The urge to get people back to work, the economy growing again, fewer fears, more hope. I definitely acquired a higher level of appreciation and honest gratitude for my life and health.
What about you? How do you feel about it?
What do you think?