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10 Easy Pieces: Sheepskin Lounge Chairs

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10 Easy Pieces: Sheepskin Lounge Chairs

July 26, 2023

A decidedly Scandinavian style, the sheepskin-upholstered lounge chair dates back to the 1930s Danish Funkis (funktionalisme) movement and popularized through the mid-twentieth century. With sheepskin’s natural warming and cooling properties, the style is suitable for year-round, not only for Swedish winters. Here is a look at 10 iconic designs.

the swedese lamino easy chair sheepskin is designed by yngve ekström in \1 17
Above: The Swedese Lamino Easy Chair Sheepskin is designed by Yngve Ekström in 1956 and continues to be handmade in Vaggeryd, Sweden; $2,551 at Finnish Design Shop.
designed by nanna ditzel and jorgen ditzel in \1953, the ditzel lounge chair is 18
Above: Designed by Nanna Ditzel and Jorgen Ditzel in 1953, the Ditzel Lounge Chair is produced through Frederica Furniture; $2,620 at Danish Design Store.
the little petra lounge chair is designed by architect viggo boesen and was fir 19
Above: The Little Petra Lounge Chair is designed by architect Viggo Boesen and was first introduced at Copenhagen Cabinetmakers Guild Exhibition in 1938. It is now in production from &Tradition; $7,649 at Finnish Design Shop.
the audo copenhagen (formerly menu) knitting chair in oak is a \195\1 design fr 20
Above: The Audo Copenhagen (formerly Menu) Knitting Chair in oak is a 1951 design from Ib Kofod-Larsen made with elbow cut-outs to support the arms while knitting; $4,122 at Finnish Design Shop.
the ingeborg lounge chair is designed by flemming lassen for audo copenhagen (f 21
Above: The Ingeborg Lounge Chair is designed by Flemming Lassen for Audo Copenhagen (formerly Menu) at $3,865 at Danish Design Shop.
the warm nordic swing rocking chair in teak and moonlight sheepskin is designed 22
Above: The Warm Nordic Swing Rocking Chair in Teak and Moonlight Sheepskin is designed by Hans Olsen in 1955 and is still made in Denmark today; starting at $4,619 at Lumens.
the gubi stay lounge chair is designed by space copenhagen for \$4,999 at \2mod 23
Above: The Gubi Stay Lounge Chair is designed by Space Copenhagen for $4,999 at 2Modern.
the &tradition wulff atd\2 lounge chair is modeled after architectural desi 24
Above: The &Tradition Wulff ATD2 Lounge Chair is modeled after architectural designs of the 1930s; starting at $4,725 at A+R.
the fogia bollo lounge chair has a steel frame and \1\2mm mohawi sheepskin; \$4 25
Above: The Fogia Bollo Lounge Chair has a steel frame and 12mm Mohawi sheepskin; $4,427 at Design Within Reach.
the klassik studio tub lounge chair is designed by kurt Østervig in \1958; 26
Above: The Klassik Studio Tub Lounge Chair is designed by Kurt Østervig in 1958; $5,646 at Finnish Design Shop.
the paustian arctander chair with armrest is designed by philip arctander in th 27
Above: The Paustian Arctander Chair with Armrest is designed by Philip Arctander in the 1940s, and over the years has come to be known as the the “Muslingestolen” (mussel chair) referring to the chair’s shell-like appearance. The chair is $7,200 at Finnish Design Shop.

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Frequently asked questions

What is a sheepskin lounge chair?

A sheepskin lounge chair is a type of chair that is designed with sheepskin upholstery. The sheepskin provides a soft and warm seating surface, making it a cozy and comfortable choice for lounging.

Where can I find sheepskin lounge chairs?

Sheepskin lounge chairs can be found at various furniture stores, both online and offline. Additionally, websites like Remodelista also feature a curated selection of sheepskin lounge chairs, as mentioned in their 10 Easy Pieces article.

Are sheepskin lounge chairs suitable for all climates?

Sheepskin lounge chairs are particularly popular in colder climates as the sheepskin material provides insulation and warmth. However, they can also be used in moderate or warmer climates as a luxurious and stylish seating option.

How should I clean a sheepskin lounge chair?

Cleaning requirements for sheepskin lounge chairs can vary depending on the specific material and manufacturer. It is important to refer to the care instructions provided by the manufacturer or consult with a professional upholstery cleaner to ensure the proper cleaning method.

Can sheepskin lounge chairs be used outdoors?

While some sheepskin lounge chairs may have weather-resistant features, most are not specifically designed for outdoor use. It is recommended to primarily use them indoors to protect the sheepskin from the elements and prolong its lifespan.

What are the benefits of sheepskin lounge chairs?

Sheepskin lounge chairs offer several benefits including warmth and insulation, softness and comfort, and a luxurious and stylish look. The natural texture of sheepskin adds character and elegance to any space.

What are the different styles available in sheepskin lounge chairs?

Sheepskin lounge chairs come in various styles to suit different preferences and interior design themes. Some common styles include modern, Scandinavian, bohemian, and traditional.

Are sheepskin lounge chairs suitable for individuals with allergies?

Individuals with sheep-related allergies may have a reaction to sheepskin lounge chairs. It is recommended to check with an allergist to determine if it is safe for personal use.

Can sheepskin lounge chairs be customized?

Some manufacturers may offer customization options for sheepskin lounge chairs, allowing customers to choose the chair's frame, upholstery color, and other details. It is advisable to check with the specific manufacturer or retailer for customization possibilities.

What is the typical price range for sheepskin lounge chairs?

The price range for sheepskin lounge chairs can vary depending on factors such as the brand, quality of materials, and design. Generally, sheepskin lounge chairs can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.

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fogia bollo lounge chair
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Bollo Armchair

$3,505.00 USD from Design Within Reach

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