Unusual Armchairs

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If you have ever walked through a store looking for just the right chair and left frustrated because everything you see is so normal and ordinary, even their concepts of eclectic items, then we hear you. and for you and your unusual taste we offer unusual armchairs. These can make a wonderful addition to your home and accents your eclectic personality and style in a comfortable sitting medium.

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Our Picks

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Patterned Unusual Chairs

Patterned Unusual Chairs

Lark Manor™

This set of two chairs comes in many patterns, from bold floral prints to more muted black designs. Upholstered in polyester, each chair has a solid and engineered wood frame. The arms are rolled, and the legs tapered. 

$300 $1198

Designer Advice:

The traditional charm of these chairs makes them a good option for a classic décor scheme. If your living room is decorated in neutrals, we recommend opting for one of the brighter colors, as the bold pattern will infuse color into a space. Make sure to accent with accessories in similar colors to bring the theme together.

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Traditional Unusual Armchair

Traditional Unusual Armchair

Lark Manor™

Featuring a solid dark birch wood frame, this armchair has recessed arms and gorgeous embellished detail at the front. Upholstered in a 50% cotton and 50% polyester blend, its red and white diamond-checked pattern lends it a stately look.

$359.99 $660

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Coastal Unique Armchair

Coastal Unique Armchair

Birch Lane™

Made to order, this armchair is crafted from solid and manufactured wood. The frame itself contains interesting beading detail. There are over 100 body fabric options to choose from, including both plain designs and patterns, as well as two leg colors.

$705 $1008

Designer Advice:

For the most authentic coastal look, we recommend opting for the white frame option. To add texture to a room, any striped options would look good and fit the theme well. Finish the look with a fringed rug beneath your chair, a textured cushion, or a matching throw in a neutral color. 

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Boxy Unique Accent Chair

Boxy Unique Accent Chair

Everly Quinn

This armchair has 15 fabric options to choose from, all of which are made from 100% polyester. Its solid wood and plywood frame is covered completely, with the slim tapered legs featuring a gold finish. Plus, a toss pillow is included.

$289.99 $429.99

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Shell Unusual Chair

Shell Unusual Chair

Mistana™ Teen

Upholstered in velvet for a luxe feel, this armchair has a solid and manufactured wood frame. The recessed arms and shell-shaped back lend it a wholly glam vibe, whereas the tapered wooden legs are suited for modern décor schemes.

$212.99 $399

Designer Advice:

For a 1920s look, we recommend choosing either the green or teal color option. Both of these options are jewel tones that bring richness to a room. As the legs are a light wood shade, a neutral carpet shade would look best to prevent a mismatched wood look. We recommend leaving it bare to accentuate the shell back.

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Woven Unique Chair

Woven Unique Chair

Sand & Stable™

You can pick from caramel birch or two-tone birch with this chair. It features a woven faux-leather design and a laidback look with a wide seat and partially open back. Even better, it’s stain and tear-resistant. The frame is solid wood. 

$143.99 $424.99

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Wood Unusual Accent Chair

Wood Unusual Accent Chair

Oggetti

Wholly unique, this chair is made up of varying shades of brown for a rich and glossy look. The smooth and free-flowing design slopes down into a wide seat. It has also been coated with a protective stain that’s water-resistant.

$2450 $3254.9

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Modern Accent Chair

Modern Accent Chair

George Oliver

Available in orange, denim blue, red, or a houndstooth pattern, this accent chair is inspired by mid-century designs but with a contemporary twist. It features an Eiffel-style frame with iron hairpin legs and is upholstered in a polyester blend fabric.

$174.99 $400

Designer Advice:

The angular look of this chair is perfect for a modern living room. We recommend the red or orange finish options for an ultra-modern look. Pair with bright white furniture and a silver lamp for a sophisticated and stylish vibe. However, bear in mind that this chair may not be the most comfortable choice for long lounging sessions due to its armless design.

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Unusual Armchairs

Buying Guide

If you're looking for furniture which is slightly different, it doesn't get much more exciting than unusual armchairs. Comfortable, stylish and an ideal way to add a unique look to your home, there are various designs available for you to explore. Available in sizes to suit almost every room and every person, let's take a look at what you could buy for your house.

Bean-shaped armchair

This style of armchair somewhat resembles the famous Bean in the city of Chicago. If you want something like this for your home, it could be a great investment. While its frame is metal and hard, you can easily make the chair more comfortable by adding a throw, blankets, and cushions. The shiny surface of the armchair means it is ideal for modern homes. Large enough to fit an adult but cozy enough for a child too, this versatile piece of furniture is suitable for almost any room in the house. Its rounded base is able to settle firmly on the ground, while the indented seat provides ultimate comfort for your body.

Patchwork armchair

You could make your own patchwork armchair using your favorite materials, old clothing, and fabric items which have sentimental value to you. Alternatively, you can look at what is available on the market, since there are plenty of possibilities. Often seen with bright and bold colors, including blues, greens, reds and yellows, this style of armchair is purposely intended to stand out and give your room a different feel. Traditionally, there are copper or brass button along the back of the chair, which makes this piece of furniture ideal for the older and more traditional family homes.

Light up armchair

Created using long beams which are able to light up when the chair is connected to a power source and switched on, this innovative armchair is a great way to avoid turning the lights on in the evening as you watch the TV or have a cozy drink with your partner. The beams are different colors, and in addition to being powered by electricity, there are also styles which are able to glow in the dark. A solid wooden frame around the edges of the chair ensures that everything is kept together and does not cause any worry as to the safety of the beams. The addition of cushions and blankets will make this chair more comfortable, although it's important to check before you buy what the safety recommendations are.

Natural ash board armchair

Positioned upon a criss-cross frame which keeps this piece of furniture as sturdy as possible, it comes with a highly contemporary look that will certainly raise questions in any home. You're almost guaranteed to be the first among your friends with this design. The curved and natural wooden beams or ash boards come together to make a comfortable and rounded armchair, created with your comfort in mind. The size is approximately 4-5 feet in length, making it ideal to use as a love seat as well as a singular armchair for one.

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New unusual velvet cotton patchwork armchair 79cm 31 inches wide

New unusual velvet cotton patchwork armchair 79cm 31 inches wide

Cool patchwork armchair, kinda Bohemian style. This unique armchair uses various fabric - velvet and cotton - in different colours, with ocean blue, paprika red and tangerine orange among them, for a look that can't be missed.

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An interesting new take on Edwardian style, but in an updated way: two unique armchairs were created in the 80s, but the historical Edwardian furnishing was a strong inspiration here. They're all black, on tiny rolling casters.

Patchwork upholstery

Boasting of gorgeous patchwork and colorful appearance, this lovely arm chair is very comfortable and highly-decorative, adorned with a flying white goose. Includes a supportive back, a comfy seat, roleld arms, and tapered wood legs.

Crisp colorful logan arm chair

Crisp colorful logan arm chair

A decorative addition for living rooms, this beautiful armchair boasts of two-tone white and blue-patterned upholstery. It has a supportive back, a deep seat, streamlined arms, and espresso-finished wood tapered legs.

Ave Six Carrington Groovy Red Arm Chair

Ave Six Carrington Groovy Red Arm Chair

Perk up the look of your interior with this red arm chair that will stand out in any room. It features a classic design with sturdy wood legs and high performance and easy care fabric upholstery. Intended for residential use only.

Hunter Chair and Ottoman

Hunter Chair and Ottoman

The set includes a chair and an ottoman. This beautiful set is a magnificent replica of the finest Indian furniture. The furnitures feature a durable bitch frame, bi-cast leather inside and an attractive nail head trim. Great choice for your traditional decor.

Unusual armchairs

Oh wow! I don't know what to say.. It's a one of the most interesting chairs ever. The bright rainbow colors, cushioned seat and back, and throne style reminds me of the Alice in the Wonderland.

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The unique construction of this great armchair makes the decor a unique character. Hexagonal cocktail armchair design delights every detail of the mold and finishing. Solid wooden construction and beautiful upholstery.

Wildon home arm chair

Intriguing and unusual armchair designed to be the ultimate statement furniture piece in your home. The piece has outstanding carvings too and its natural stain, coupled with beautiful white fabric upholstery, makes it one of the more unique pieces out there.

Unusual upholstered chairs

Space seats - which have a low profile and traditionally a round seat made of soft cushions, unusual armchairs are based on a metal - but their support will shoot out into space like Buzz Astral! The upholstery in the night colors has an admixture of velvet.

IMAX Adalina Recycled Silk Arm Chair

The unique and unparalleled armchair covered with a multicolored silk fabric. Silk fabric remnants are dyed, torn into strips then hand knotted to create the fibers for this striking armchair. The fabric for each chair is made by hand.

Pair Off Wooden Sculptural Armchairs 1960s

Pair Off Wooden Sculptural Armchairs 1960s

A handsome pair of low-seat armchairs, manufactured circa in the 1960s. What draws attention in case of these modern chairs is their sculptural wooden armrests that instantaneously bring a style statement to the indoor setting.

ZigZag Dimple Arm Chair

ZigZag Dimple Arm Chair

An aesthetic piece suitable for modern interiors. This Dimple Arm Chair in Natural & White Finish features solid ash wood legs with metal inserts, polycarbonate seat, streamlined design, and stainless steel hardware.

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Looking for a piece of statement furniture for your study or living room? Well, look no further than this unusually designed but intriguing armchair. The piece is here to offer comfort but its eye-catching appeal makes it a good choice as a centerpiece for the living room.

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With an elegant touch of style and incredibly unique appeal, this armchair is designed to grab the attention of anyone who sees it. The chair is made from quality premium materials and its vibrant pink tones should liven up your living room anytime.

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Art deco club chair

A very original and beautiful chair that is finished in a stylish round shape. It includes many wooden decorations and a comfortable sitting space finished in cream and black leather. A soft seat includes a durable backrest.

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This astonishing lounge chair has a very unique, futuristic shape - a modern version of 50's style. Frame is made of sturdy plywood with three legs. Thick and comfortable cushions are covered with white vinyl.

Modern Black Zebra Print Wrap Around Armchair

It is an arm chair that has got a contemporary design, black finish, upholstery with zebra print and very comfortable seat and back. It fits perfectly to any style and decor. You need to have it.

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