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10 Easy Pieces: Caned Dining Chairs


10 Easy Pieces: Caned Dining Chairs

January 13, 2016

Earlier this week, in our post 16 Design Trends for 2016, we noted the renaissance of caned furniture as something to watch for in the coming year. Here are our 10 favorite dining chairs with caned seats and backs, from Wegner to West Elm, plus a few from up-and-coming designers.


Above: Designed by Josef Hoffmann, the Hoffmann Armchair is made from beechwood with a caned seat and back; $365 at Design Within Reach.


Above: Inspired by Marcel Breuer, Restoration Hardware’s Bauhaus Side Chair is currently on sale for $159.


Above: An iconic caned chair, Michael Thonet’s Era Round Armchair with Cane Seat is $329 at Design Within Reach.


Above: The original Breuer design, the Cesca Chair with Arms, is $1,445 through Knoll.


Above: Pierre Jeanneret’s Lounge Chair, originally designed for Chandigarh in the 1950s, is available through Patrick Parrish Gallery for $12,500 via Sophie Buhai. For more examples of the Jeanneret chair (as both lounge and dining seating), see our post Trend Alert: Pierre Jeanneret’s Modern Classic Caned Teak Chair.


Above: The Frontal Dining Armchair is made of peeled and tinted natural rattan with a caned seat. Contact Frontal for pricing and availability.


Above: West Elm’s Upton Dining Chair is reminiscent of Pierre Jeanneret’s classic chair. West Elm’s version is currently on sale for $249.


Above: The Staach Cain Collection Caned Chair is available in maple (shown) and seven other colors; $860 for a set of two from Design Public.


Above: CB2’s Victorian-style Tayabas Cane Side Chair is $499.


Above: Hans Wegner’s Cane Round Chairs are made of oak with caned seats. They’re available via 1st Dibs from OAM and other sellers.

For more seating ideas, see our posts.

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