You can’t argue with the classics, that’s just a fact.
You will find classics everywhere: in the cinematic and music industries, in the artistic world, and even amongst automobile enthusiasts you will find indisputable models everyone considers to be authentic classics. In the interior design and furniture world things could not have been different. For how many trends that come and go, there are always a few furniture classics that no one can dethrone. Here is a selection of 10 timeless furniture classics that will literally never go out of style!
Eames Lounge Chair
One of the most classic home furniture pieces of the 20th century, Eames lounge chair and ottoman can be recognized anywhere from a distance. A mid-century furniture piece by excellence, it is likely this design will never go out of style.
Designers: Charles and Ray Eames
Another stunning design all the way from the 50s, the famous Egg chair by Arne Jacobsen will forever stay in our minds. The lounge chair comes with an ottoman for maximum comfort and it still comes across as a modern and relevant furniture design.
Designer: Arne Jacobsen
Bauhaus Nesting Side Tables
An almost 100-year old design, the Bauhaus Nesting side tables are still replicated to this day, showing that great furniture classics will never die. And although this design has been replicated many times over the years, but nothing comes close the real deal!
Designer: Josef Albers
Seems familiar? That’s because this iconic chair and ottoman duo was not only designed by Mies van der Rohe himself, but it can also be seen in one of his most famous works: the Farnsworth House. Although this classic mid-century chair was first designed in 1929 you can still find it for sale, if you’re looking to get the ultimate mid-century modern home.
Designer: Mies van der Rohe
Another stunning design you might be familiar with is the Stool 60 by nordic designer Alvar Aalto. It can be seen in different colors and its minimalist design makes it perfect for scandinavian inspired home decors, as well as more minimalist mid-century interiors.
Designer: Alvar Aalto
Arco Floor Lamp
Lighting design was also a big deal back in the 1960s and Arco floor lamp will forever be remember as one of the most iconic floor lamps of all times. The stunning design by Achille and Pier Castiglioni inspired many other designers that came after to pursue such a perfect fixture.
Designer: Achille and Pier Castiglioni
Model B3 Chair
How many times have you seen this chair? The answer is probably ‘countless times’, because this classic home furniture piece can still be seen in multiple projects around the world. Its minimalist design makes it perfect for many projects, not to talk about how great the usability is, thought to perfectly support the human body.
Designer: Marcel Breuer
Noguchi Coffee Table
Another mid-century furniture classic, this stunning coffee table by Isamu Noguchi boasts a simple design that doesn’t go unnoticed. It is probably its uncomplicated design filled with clean and swift lines that made it as famous as it is today.
Designer: Isamu Noguchi
Florence Knoll Sofa
Another gorgeous classic has to be the Florence Knoll sofa in white leather. Simple, classic, perfect for an elegant living room, this 1954 design was replicated countless times throughout the years as a way of honoring and complementing the designer.
Designer: Florence Knoll
Monocles sideboard was not designed in the golden age of the mid-century era, but it is well on its way to becoming a staple of great taste and class. The mid-century inspired sideboard by Essential Home is a show stopper in every trade show and, most recently, it was featured in the house of one of the hottest bands of the moment, The Chainsmokers!
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