Is Belgian designer Michael Verheyden’s G55 leather sling lounger the “it” chair of the moment? We think so. Here it is, along with some strikingly similar options (including a reissue of Vernon Panton’s Bachelor Chair, designed in 1955).
Above: A G55 leather sling chair by Michael Verheyden in his Genk, Belgium, home, where he lives with wife and design partner Saartje Verecke. Photograph by Tim Van de Velde via Dwell.
Above: The Michael Verheyden G55 leather sling chair is made by hand by Verheyden and Verecke in their Genk studio. Price upon request; go to Michael Verheyden for information.
Above: The Arlo Sling Chair from Roost is $990 from Heaven’s Gate Home and Garden.
Above: Designed by Kyle Garner for Sit and Read of Brooklyn, the Sling Chair is $1,450 and is available with a vintage overdyed carpet sling, an outdoor canvas sling, or a hand-tanned leather sling (shown here).
Above: Designed by Verner Panton in 1955, the Bachelor Chair was inspired by Dutch designer Gerrit Rietveld’s Beugel Stoel Vintage Bachelor Chairs, and can be found on 1st Dibs; prices start at around $1,000. Photograph via Art Broker Design.
Above: Danish company Montana Mobler recently reissued Panton’s Bachelor Chair; it’s available with a linen canvas cover or an acrylic indoor/outdoor fabric for $599 from the Danish Design Store.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 21, 2014, as part of our Summer Cottage issue.