Unusual Chairs

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Are you strange and unusual? Do people call you a weird person or an odd duck? Do you love things that are lot off menu, furniture wise? Then you will love these unusual chairs. This entire collection is filled with chairs that will make you cock your head to the side and try to imagine them in your home. Take a look at these unusual chairs and see what we mean.

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Our Picks

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Rounded Arm Unusual Chair
Arabella 35'' Wide Swivel Lounge Chair
Arabella 35'' Wide Swivel Lounge Chair
Arabella 35'' Wide Swivel Lounge Chair
Arabella 35'' Wide Swivel Lounge Chair
Arabella 35'' Wide Swivel Lounge Chair

Rounded Arm Unusual Chair

Interlude

This chair’s rounded shape is mounted upon a hardwood frame, and its swivel ability gives it a slightly playful edge. Coming in five neutral color options that would work well with bolder colors, it also has advanced comfort spring suspension.

Designer Advice:

We tend to associate round armchairs with a sense of warmth and comfort. The two choices of fabric available with this chair, faux-linen or suede, both give off these vibes, making it a brilliant choice for a cozy living space. 

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Rattan Odd Chair

Rattan Odd Chair

This chair is crafted from rattan, a versatile yet still unusual choice that will make any design stand out more due to its naturally understated outer appearance. Available in ebony or natural, the blended wicker/rattan frame can hold 250lbs. It also comes with a removable cushion for easy washing.

Designer Advice:

This chair will bring the vibe of a sunroom to your home even when the sky is gray. Complement it by placing a rug underneath with a paisley or mosaic print – a timeless combination that will work well. 

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Open Frame Unusual Chair

Open Frame Unusual Chair

The open frame of this barrel chair will make its surroundings look fresh and innovative. With a generous weight capacity of 350lbs thanks to the frame made of solid and manufactured wood, it comes in three colors: dust blue, rosa pink, and mouse gray.

Designer Advice:

The polyester covering will stay smooth even when used a lot, and, even better, this chair will make the space around it seem bigger due to its open back - always an advantage!

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Faux Leather Unusual Shaped Chair

Faux Leather Unusual Shaped Chair

Orren Ellis

Made with a wood frame and leather upholstery, this chair is available in four color combinations: black and red, black and white, or plain black or gray. It features elevated tufted embroidery and a wide seat ideal for lounging on.

Designer Advice:

This chair will add a comforting and grounded ambiance to your living room but place it directly next to a sofa or a coffee table to avoid overshadowing your other furniture. This will create a cohesive look and give the rest of the room a chance to shine. 

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Exaggerated Seat Strange Chair

Exaggerated Seat Strange Chair

This chair has a larger-than-life seat that is fashion-forward and elegant. It is constructed from beautiful solid wood, and inspired by designs from the mid-century, another huge trend right now. Available in citrine or urban hemp, it will mold to your body for ultimate comfort.

Designer Advice:

To ensure the exaggerated seat remains the focus of your chair, only purchase one large cushion or two mini ones in a similar shade to your seat cushion. This way, the main point of the design won’t be covered up. 

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Shoe Design Unusual Chair
Schenck 19'' Wide Tufted Lounge Chair
Schenck 19'' Wide Tufted Lounge Chair
Schenck 19'' Wide Tufted Lounge Chair
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Schenck 19'' Wide Tufted Lounge Chair
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Schenck 19'' Wide Tufted Lounge Chair
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Shoe Design Unusual Chair

House of Hampton®

This novelty chair is in the shape of a shoe (pick your favorite brand), and features crystal-like stud decoration along the seating and heel for that extra touch of glitz. Available in black, white, or silver faux leather, it’s the perfect piece to make a statement with.

Designer Advice:

With a chair like this, we recommend designing a glamorous boudoir-inspired setting to place it in. Add some extra fluffy faux fur cushions and a shag rug, and you’ll have created your very own studio.

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Balloon Style Odd Shaped Chair

Balloon Style Odd Shaped Chair

Sandler Seating

This balloon chair is available in blue, red, or green. It has innovative LED lighting fitted within the shell, so you can read or write for hours in your private world. The frame is constructed from manufactured and solid wood for lasting durability.

Designer Advice:

It would be a good option if you have a shy child or tend to be more introverted – the only downside is the weight capacity, which, at 150lbs, is lower than that of most chairs. 

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Cutout Strange Shaped Chair
Coomer 26.75'' Wide Barrel Chair
Coomer 26.75'' Wide Barrel Chair
Coomer 26.75'' Wide Barrel Chair
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Coomer 26.75'' Wide Barrel Chair
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Coomer 26.75'' Wide Barrel Chair
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Cutout Strange Shaped Chair

Corrigan Studio®

If an open back isn’t unusual enough for you, one-up it with a cutout. Crafted with thin legs and a unique lower back cutout, this chair is made from premium PU leather and comes in three neutral shades of yellowish-brown, dark brown, and cream.

$114.99 $171.99

Designer Advice:

While it may not be the most comfortable seating option (perhaps don’t give this one to your grandparents), it will look very cool. If you are a fan of contemporary design, this chair has endless appeal and won’t appear too modern. 

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Tall Back Odd Chair
Costanza 43'' Wide Tufted Genuine Leather Armchair
Costanza 43'' Wide Tufted Genuine Leather Armchair
Costanza 43'' Wide Tufted Genuine Leather Armchair
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Costanza 43'' Wide Tufted Genuine Leather Armchair
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Costanza 43'' Wide Tufted Genuine Leather Armchair
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Tall Back Odd Chair

Willa Arlo™ Interiors

This chair has a tall back that will look striking and regal in your home. With a solid wood back and a tufted frame, the quality shines through due to the top grain Italian leather used for the upholstery.

$1529.99 $2170

Designer Advice:

If you have high ceilings, the taller the chair the better, but always be careful with placement to ensure your other furniture doesn’t look small and insignificant. To prevent it from being overwhelming, stick to one solid and neutral color, like the white used for this chair. 

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Faux Fur Strange Chair

Faux Fur Strange Chair

Not just for the boudoir, a faux fur chair will look charming in your living room. This chair’s seat and back are richly covered in plush, bright white fur, whereas the solid wood legs in black provide a subtle contrast for an overall charming feel.

Designer Advice:

If you want more of a classy look than a playful one, pair your chair with more traditionally refined fabrics such as suede or linen, as this will help to ensure your faux fur looks as sophisticated as possible. 

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Unusual Chairs

Buying Guide

Yes, unusual chairs are definitely worth investing in if you want to create an eye-catching and unique focal point in your home, impress your guests, and add visual interest to an otherwise characterless space. Besides, there are a myriad of designs available when it comes to unusual chairs. For instance, a novelty egg chair can instantly add a fun and quirky twist to a setting. If you’re a passionate traveler, a chair with a suitcase design might be right up your alley.

The right piece of furniture can transform your room and give your interior aesthetic a facelift. And what better functional accessory to add to your home than an unusual chair. Unusual chairs are quirky pieces that liven up your home, and there are a variety of designs to choose from.

Depending on the degree of your quirkiness, you may opt for a structural grassy chair, sharp hexagonal seat chair, a bubbly chair or a threaded mosaic chair, to name a few, and the list goes on.

Best Ideas

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Resembling a bit the inside of a shell, this fabulous outdoor chair will be an eye-catching accent for all for your garden or veranda. Beautifully stained wood looks not only solid, but also organic.

Unusual chairs

Original and unique oversized chair that provides good level of comfort and decorates indoors thanks to its multi-color pattern. The chair offers a large seat with arms and backrest. Soft cushion assures relaxation.

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This unusual chair delights with its eclectic form, deeply rooted in the contemporary design convention. Inspired by the Verner Panton masterpiece, constitutes a great embodiment of his way of design.

Unusual chairs

A truly inimitable armchair, which adds exquisite warmth and vibrancy to the space. Its colorful, beautiful upholstery creates a real feast for the eyes. It will compliment greatly your living rorm or bedroom.

Funnel chair unique chair design 2

Funnel Chair-Unique Chair Design-2

Unique throne dining chairs luxury designer furniture

Unique throne dining chairs luxury designer furniture

Milan the city is a major world fashion and design

Milan...The city is a major world fashion and design capital.

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Admit it - you wouldn't have thought that a chair like that is even possible, let alone that it can grace your household decor. This piece sports the transparent design that would make you wonder if it's even here and yet proves to be comfortable and look amazing!

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Unique design for a natural, rustic chair made out of roots of a cedar tree. The chair’s structure twists and tangles along its frame and has a shiny polish, all finished with a tractor seat to make it comfortable to sit on.

Modern relaxing chairs

You wouldn't have guessed that this sublime and extremely unusual chair comes from a suitcase that had its best days behind it. It adds chic and offers a refined look for your interior, elevating it immensely.

Take a pew australian designers peter cook and becky northey

TAKE A PEW Australian designers Peter Cook and Becky Northey use the Pooktre method to shape trees into unusual structures such as this chair.

Worlds strangest furniture weird furniture animal furniture

World's Strangest Furniture - (weird furniture, animal furniture...)

Strange chairs

Wow, I absolutely adore these amazing garden benches. Made in a variety of designs, resembling either a butterfly, a peacock or a leaf. Very fresh and unique designs, bound to breathe life and invigorate your backyard.

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Unusual design to a wooden folding chair which can be rolled up to take less space and be easily stored away. The chair is made out of light oak wood which provides it with a bright look, bound to fit in any garden.

Peacock chair designed by dror bershetrit 2009 wool rayon felt

peacock chair, designed by Dror Bershetrit, 2009. Wool & rayon felt, metal base. Made in Italy by Cappellini

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Unusual Chair with Character

Hmmm reminds me of dinosaur bones or is it a

Hmmm. Reminds me of dinosaur bones or is it a bunch of wood hangers from my closet. Either way, I'll take it.

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Bookworm Chair Dutch teams of Atelier010 realized this beautiful object soberly called “Bookworm Chair”. This chair has a unique shape that allows both sit comfortably, but also to store a large number of books. More images of this concept later in

Shaped chairs

texture - looks very soft, comfortable and smooth.

Collection of weird unusual and unique chair and sofa designs

collection of weird unusual and unique chair and sofa designs

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At one by charlotte kingsnorth

At One by Charlotte Kingsnorth

Modern Dining Chair, Black, Outdoor and Indoor

Interesting dining chair with molded plastic seat and polished chrome legs. Features unique forest details on the back and seat. Stylish and very durable, this item is great for both indoor outdoor use.

Counter height bench

If unusual furniture is your thing, check out this two seated bar stool. Beautifully upholstered, this chair is a spectacular addition to any home bar. The wide, wooden legs make sure you never lose your stability.