ISSUE 6  |  Brooklyn Brownstones

Furniture: Midcentury Slipcovered Chairs

February 07, 2011 4:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Masculine midcentury chairs get a feminine twist when covered in printed fabrics from contemporary fabric designers like Susan and Katharine Hable of Hable Construction or Mary Mulcahy of Les Indiennes.

Above: A steel tube chair rehabilitated with Beads patterned canvas fabric from Hable Construction; via Chairloom.

Above: A midcentury swivel chair with a cotton slipcover made from Les Indiennes fabric.

Above: Remodelista’s London editor, Christine Hanway, covered an Ercol 203 armchair in a black and white stripe from Ian Mankin.

Above: A midcentury rocking chair covered in a Virginia Johnson alligator print.