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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Upholstered Arm Chairs

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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Upholstered Arm Chairs

December 9, 2020

One of life’s necessities: A good upholstered arm chair for reading, sprawling, and dozing. Here are our nominations for best classic off-the-floor upholstered armchairs; we’ve purposely sorted for scale, favoring slimmer dimensions over space-hogging behemoths.

From Pinch in the UK, the Goddard Armchair comes in a range of upholstery options; £3,060 at Pinch.
Above: From Pinch in the UK, the Goddard Armchair comes in a range of upholstery options; £3,060 at Pinch.
Above: Mitchell Gold’s London Chair, a modern take on the quintessential English-arm classic, has a sweetheart back, cushioned seat, and turned front legs on casters and is available in a range of fabrics; $2,847 (or $2,135 for MG members).                             
The Fritillaria Chair by New York-based decoupage artist John Derian is based on an original Napoleon III-style pair of chairs; $3,030 in Belgian Linen.
Above: The Fritillaria Chair by New York-based decoupage artist John Derian is based on an original Napoleon III-style pair of chairs; $3,030 in Belgian Linen.
Another style from Cisco Home, the Sebastian Chair, shown in Tori Indigo, comes in a full range of Cisco upholstery fabrics; $
Above: Another style from Cisco Home, the Sebastian Chair, shown in Tori Indigo, comes in a full range of Cisco upholstery fabrics; $2,965 at Cisco Home.
The Serena & Lily Elm Chair is an update on the classic wingback style; $
Above: The Serena & Lily Elm Chair is an update on the classic wingback style; $2,698.
The Jack Chair in Blue Wool is $data-src=
Above: The Jack Chair in Blue Wool is $1,999 at Schoolhouse
At Design Within Reach, the Vesper Armchair comes in a whole host of colors and fabric choices; starting at $
Above: At Design Within Reach, the Vesper Armchair comes in a whole host of colors and fabric choices; starting at $2,895.
The Ochre Snooze Chair is made with a traditionally upholstered beech frame, double cone springs, and cushions with piping. Contact Ochre for more information.
Above: The Ochre Snooze Chair is made with a traditionally upholstered beech frame, double cone springs, and cushions with piping. Contact Ochre for more information.
Designed by Hans Olsen for Warm Nordic, the Mr Olsen Lounge Chair comes in 8 different velvet upholstery fabrics; $3,
Above: Designed by Hans Olsen for Warm Nordic, the Mr Olsen Lounge Chair comes in 8 different velvet upholstery fabrics; $3,220 at Danish Design Store.
Designed by Matthew Hilton for SCP, the Oscar Armchair is the largest on our list but noteworthy for its elegant proportions and upholstery fabrics. Prices start at $3,790 at The Future Perfect.
Above: Designed by Matthew Hilton for SCP, the Oscar Armchair is the largest on our list but noteworthy for its elegant proportions and upholstery fabrics. Prices start at $3,790 at The Future Perfect.
Inspired by midcentury Danish design, the Raleigh Armchair is $4,095 at Design Within Reach.
Above: Inspired by midcentury Danish design, the Raleigh Armchair is $4,095 at Design Within Reach.
From new company Maiden Home, the Dune Chair is $data-src=
Above: From new company Maiden Home, the Dune Chair is $1,425.

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