Suave Swivels: Moving Mid-Century Chair Designs

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Having just completed my own 1960s swivel chair re-do, swivels are in my thoughts – here are some great mid-century swivel chair designs.


Arne Jacobsen’s Egg Chair, designed in 1958

Arne Jacobsen – Egg Chair -


The fabulous Eames Lounge Chair, which made its debut in 1956!

Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman –


The Overman International “Jupiter” chair – a throwback mid-century design, among others they offer, now manufactured in Tennessee.

 The Jupiter Swivel


“Mr. Chair” by designer George Mulhauser for Plycraft, 1960s.

A pair of Mulhauser Plycraft chairs in white leather.


Hans Wegner’s Swivel Office Chair – c. 1955


The Cone Chair by Verner Panton, 1960s.


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