Since we first reported on the classic carved-wood Tyrolean chair (also called the Swiss mountain chair or the folk chair) back in 2014, we’ve noticed it cropping up in more and more places. Here are some examples and five to buy.
Above: Tyrolean chairs in a holiday house by Pedevilla Architects (see more at The Mountain Rental: A Holiday House in the Italian Alps).
Above: A peasant chair in the bedroom at Chesa Wazzau in St. Moritz.
Above: Humble peasant chairs from New York antiques dealer Paula Rubenstein in the home of Gardenista contributor Laura Silverman. Photograph by Michael Mundy. (See At Home in Sullivan County, NY for more.)
Five to Buy
Above: The Swiss Mountain Chair III from Bliss Home is $155.
Above: Venetian designer Luca Nichetto reinterpreted the traditional Tyrolean chair for his collaboration with Casamania. The chairs are made of ash and available in a range of colors; go to Casamania for ordering information.
Above: From Jan Kurtz Mobel, the Stuhl Vienna Chair is €198 ($242.47).
Above: The Carved Teak Folk Dining Chair is $398 from Terrain (three other styles are also available).
Above: Currently on offer from New Canaan Summer House via 1st Dibs: a late 18th century Folk Art Chair from Switzerland; $900.
See what’s next by reading our Trend Alerts:
- Kitchens with Brass Accents
- File Cabinets as Storage in Every Room (but the Office)
- Ugly Marble Bathrooms
- Chevron- and Herringbone-Patterned Walls
- Bathroom Storage Tricks in the Kitchen
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on December 22, 2014.