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Scandinavian Armchairs

Whether you're looking for the perfect armchair to unwind and relax in, or simply desire an iconic piece to add to your living room. Lavetsi stock a wide range of designer modern and Scandinavian armchairs sourced from the most iconic and innovative brands throughout Europe. From minimalist upright to relaxed laid back, our collection of armchairs features something for everyone. At Lavetsi you'll find the very best in Scandinavian and modern design. With pioneering designs from the most renown studios in the world, our range of armchairs includes exciting and original pieces that exude style.
As its name suggests the armchair is identifiable in its ability to provide a resting position for the sitters arms. Yet this defining feature has enabled designers to innovate and develop this simple chair into some of the most striking and admired pieces of furniture in the world. The designs in our collection include a variety of different upholsteries from quilted leather to organic sheepskin. Many of the materials used from the designers and studios are sustainably sourced and of the highest quality.

What are Scandinavian chairs called?

Scandinavian design is known for its minimalism, functionality, and clean lines. Furniture plays a crucial role in Scandinavian design, and chairs are one of the most iconic pieces of furniture. Scandinavian chairs are popular worldwide for their simple and elegant design, quality materials, and comfortable seating.
The most famous Scandinavian chair design is the Wishbone Chair, also known as the Y Chair. Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1949, the Wishbone Chair is a masterpiece of Scandinavian design. It was created for Carl Hansen & Søn, a Danish furniture company that is still producing the chair today.
The Wishbone Chair features a curved backrest and a distinctive Y-shaped back that gives it its nickname. The chair is made of solid wood and comes in various finishes, including oak, beech, and walnut. The seat is hand-woven with paper cord, adding to the chair's natural and organic feel. The Wishbone Chair is Wegner's most popular design and has been in continuous production for more than half a century. It is a true testament to the timelessness of Scandinavian design. Apart from the Wishbone Chair, there are several other iconic Scandinavian chair designs, including the Egg Chair, the Swan Chair, and the CH24 Chair. These chairs are also designed with comfort, functionality, and minimalism in mind and are made of high-quality materials.

Are Scandinavian Chairs Durable?

Scandinavian chairs are generally well-known for their durability and longevity. Scandinavian design emphasises functionality and quality, and these principles are often reflected in the furniture produced by Scandinavian designers.
The materials used in Scandinavian chairs are typically high-quality, natural materials such as solid wood, leather, and wool. These materials are chosen not only for their aesthetic qualities but also for their durability and resistance to wear and tear.
Additionally, many Scandinavian chairs are designed to be timeless, with simple and clean lines that can complement a variety of interior design styles. This timelessness means that the chairs are less likely to go out of style and need to be replaced, adding to their overall durability.
Overall, while the durability of any piece of furniture depends on factors such as the materials used, the manufacturing process, and how well it is cared for, Scandinavian chairs are generally known for their quality and longevity.