ISSUE 59  |  L'Amour

10 Easy Pieces: Red Dining Chairs

February 14, 2013 8:30 PM

BY Janet Hall

Add a dash of color to your dining space with red dining chairs—even a single one adds a festive note.

Here are our 10 favorite bright red dining chairs designed in everything from molded plastic to painted birch and in colors like "Rhubarb Red" and "Tomato." Have a chair we've left off our list? Let us know in the comments section below and for the crimson palette enthusiast, see all 60 Red Dining Rooms in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.

Above: Photograph from At Home With Country (Cabbages & Roses); $22.33 at Amazon.

Above: Emeco's 111 Navy Chair is made from 111 recycled plastic Coke bottles (the production of this red chair is expected to keep three million plastic Coke bottles out of landfills each year); $270 at Design Within Reach.

Above: Vitra's Basel Red Chair, designed by Jasper Morrison, features a natural beech frame topped with brick-colored plastic; $555 at Hive Modern; photo from Archiproducts.

Above: The Easton Dining Chair in Rhubarb; $390 at Maine Cottage Furniture.

Above: Designed by Piero Lissoni, Kartell's Lizz Red Chair is made from a single sheet of batch-dyed techno polymer thermal plastic (shockproof, scratch resistant, and suitable for indoor/outdoor); $315 at YLighting.

Above: The Red Tolix Cafe Chair; $269 at Pottery Barn.

Above: A casual take on a classic design, Ikea's stackable red Herman Chair is a great budget choice at $14.99.

Above: The Eames Molded Plastic Eiffel Side Chair in red is $319 at Design Within Reach.

Above: From Staach, one of our favorite companies, the Cain Collection Chair in red (other finishes available); $680 for a pair at 2Modern.

Above: The Cokie Chair in Rhubarb, made from solid maple and poplar, is $490 at Maine Cottage Furniture.

Above: Arne Jacobsen's Series 7 Chair in high gloss (other colors available) painted beech; $692 at Design Within Reach.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on February 16, 2011.