ISSUE 10  |  Children's Classics

Children’s Rooms: Classic Chairs

March 06, 2008 2:29 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

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We like to think we don’t need designer furniture for every stage of life. Then along comes Knoll with child-sized versions of some of its classic chairs, and we find ourselves quickly being persuaded otherwise.

Below: Produced to the original Mies van der Rohe specifications, the Barcelona chair and ottoman set is 85 percent scale. Available for $3,674 from retromodern.com in a variety of colors.

Below: The Eero Saarinen Womb chair is 75 percent of the adult version and comes in a wide variety of colors. $2,380 at retromodern.com.

Below: The child-sized version of the classic Eames rocker comes with a less punishing price; $449 at modernseed.com.