Japanese Folding Chairs

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Foldable Wood and Linen Seating

Foldable Wood and Linen Seating

ZHEKUN

This lightweight legless Japanese folding chair has rounded edges and a smooth, sturdy base that rests flat on any surface. The light, neutral-colored upholstery goes with any room design. And the light pine frame inspires tranquility.

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Foldable Fabric Seat with Back Support

Foldable Fabric Seat with Back Support

Kuya

Some Japanese folding chairs aren’t all wood, such as this floor chair. The luxurious, breathable linen covers a stainless steel frame. You can adjust the seat to five positions and hold it closed with a velcro strap and the hard headrest. 

Designer Advice:

This style of Japanese folding chair can work for any activity due to how it adjusts to various positions. For example, you can recline back for lounging or napping or sit upright for meditation and eating. And the hard headrest offers back support but pulls double duty to keep your seat together so you can take it along everywhere you go.

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Fabric Seated Open Slat Wood Back

Fabric Seated Open Slat Wood Back

You can use this ground-level Japanese folding chair for multi-functional purposes. For example, you might incorporate it for dining, lounging, or working. The curved wood back with open slats offsets the neutral memory-foam padded cushion. 

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Minimalistic Portable Wood Seat

Minimalistic Portable Wood Seat

AbocoFur

This light-colored minimalistic bamboo wood Japanese camping chair is waterproof and durable. And the slim narrow plank back and simple wood seat are easy to clean and lightweight for easy moving. 

Designer Advice:

Traditional Japanese outdoor furniture rests on the ground rather than sitting up high on legs or pedestals. And many pieces can fold away for convenience. This style focuses on minimalistic, earthy natural pieces with little to no extra decor elements.

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Japanese Backless Wicker Pad

Japanese Backless Wicker Pad

MAHAO

These eco-friendly flat seats are hand-woven knitted straws made of natural maize husks. The rustic color and natural look wrap around a thick sponge cushion for a padded floor seat in two sizes. Silk wadding adds extra softness for comfort.

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Plush Swivel Lounge and Ottoman

Plush Swivel Lounge and Ottoman

Yoglad

This ultra-padded Japanese chair rests on the floor with a 360-degree swivel base and a foldable design. It also has a plush-raised ottoman resting on pine peg legs. The light gray durable linen upholstery covers padded cotton cushioning.

Designer Advice:

Padded Japanese folding furniture that you can swivel around on a 360-degree base is the best option for a permanent seat. Of course, this style still folds up when you don’t want to use it. But the thick cushioning makes it more comfortable than a traditional minimalistic Japanese folding chair, mostly wood with little to no padding. And being able to turn it in any direction lets you use the seat for any purpose.

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