ISSUE 44  |  Holiday Prep

10 Easy Pieces: Folding Dining Chairs

November 05, 2014 10:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

As we enter the holiday push, it’s time to think about that last-minute additional dining room seating. Here are 10 folding chairs that are both tasteful and versatile.

Above: London shop Folklore’s Steel Chair in white-painted steel and wood is made in the Netherlands by Reinier de Jong. Priced at $286.75 each, the steel folding chairs could become a permanent fixture at the dining table.

Above: The Terje Folding Chair in beech is $17.99 at Ikea.

Above: Designed by Naoto Fukasawa, the Folding Chair is $945 CAD ($829 USD) from Mjölk.

Above: Crate & Barrel’s Spare Black Folding Chair is currently on sale for $42.

Above: The Magis Aviva Folding Chair is available in natural (shown) and black; €205 ($257.36) at Connox.

Above: Made in Thailand, the solid rubberwood Spare White Folding Chair is $49 from Crate & Barrel.

Above: The classic Hercules Black Metal Chair is $11.49 at Folding Chairs 4 Less.

Above: The Piana Folding Chair, designed by David Chipperfield for Alessi, is available in six colors; $180 at Design Within Reach

Above: Fermob Bistro Chair is available in 24 colors–everything from Fjord Blue to Aubergine to black (shown here); $216 at Horne.

Above: The All-Steel Antique Linen Folding Chair comes in a set of four for $62.36 at Home Depot (N.B.: The chairs are currently sold out online but available in stores).

Above: The Tarno Folding Chair is $15 at Ikea.

Need some last-minute tableware? See 10 Easy Pieces: Entertaining Essentials. A dining table to go with your folding chairs? Browse our Dining Room and DIning Table posts

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on November 10, 2011, as part of our Well-Stocked Home issue.