15 Coolest Lounge Chairs
It's time to relax. Make yourself a nice drink, pick an interesting book and lay down in one of these modern lounge chairs.
Not fancy enough for you? Trick it out with a couple of speakers behind your head, one up top and a couple of subs to kick your butt. Then embed a gaming console underneath and mount an LCD panel on the footrest, and you're good to go. In the prototype stage thus far, nobody's talking price, but it's probably somewhere up there in the Ferrarisphere.
Ever look at macro photos of water splashes or super slow mo' video of a droplet slamming into the surface sending ripples across a lake? There's a moment in that 1/10 of a second when the impact creates a crater or sorts, as if you were small enough, it could neatly cup you. Inspired designer Michael Wendel created a 1/8th scale model called the Splash Lounge Chair, big enough for us to sit in.
This chair is notable in two ways. One, it's the largest single piece of bendwood used to make a chair, and two, it's the only chair tested by NASA and certified by The Space Foundation. Your body is cushioned by open cell visco elastic memory foam, used on NASA's spacecrafts, and looks conducive to some serious nap action.
With its anthropomorphic form, the Bouloum was named after a childhood friend of its designer, Olivier Mourgue, who took the charismatic seat with him when he travelled… even going so far as photographing it in various situations and writing anecdotes. As comfortable as it is provocative, one simply must experience the Bouloum to fully understand it. Playful and practical, Bouloum is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The price for this chaise lounge is $950.00.
This unique lounge chair has a bathtub shape. The idea is to clean lines between hot relaxing bath and comfortable sitting in living room. The Seatub was designed by London based Baek-Ki Kim.
The Ducking Lounge Chair is true to its name as it appears to be long enough, measuring 2 meters. Made from walnut and built into a certain degree of curvature, the lounge chair is indeed one of the most relaxing chairs both indoors and outdoors. Woo-hoo, a Ducking Lounge Chair, a cup of tea, as well as a classical film, you're living so sweet a day that everyone may dream of!
If you are interested in ultra-modern, minimalist and/or industrial design, the Soft Pipe Lounge is a piece of furniture worth a close look. The seat was designed by Samanta Snidaro and Andrea Fino and made from large iron pipes and has a soft, but not exactly plush, leather cover over the actual seat area of the chaise.
Ever wanted to just lounge back on a cushion of air (and not a whoopee cushion either)? How about an entire lounge chair that is suspended over it's base on a cushion of magnets? British inventor Keith Dixon, of Hoverit Ltd, said he was inspired by the anti-gravity Landspeeder vehicles from Star Wars. The chair costs nearly $10,000 and looks like it needs a few pillows.
The concept of this lounge chair was created by JGreen Design and won the 2008 Niche Awards, even though the price is more than most of us would pay: $7,500. The dimensions are 96 x 38 x 30-inch and it definitely has style, looking like a living creature with black arms made of poplar and a body with lavender micro-suede.
This Half Moon wing chair kinda looks like a Batman chair and the credit for this goes to the extensive lines and extremely distinct shades. But this is not all. It features skeleton-like seat, which is cushioned and the lively orange sponge rubber titivates the black coated wood boards of the armchair. The lounger and the buddy ottoman each offer a huge space to house dozens books, thereby helping you build your library ready with a collection that burns your stress. The designer chair was designed by Louis Saul and was exhibited for a first time at IMM Cologne 2008 under his studio's tag Dodolivin.
Tokyo-based architect Ryuji Nakamura designed the ‘Hechima 4′, an eye-pleasing lounge chair, with vulcanized fiber. Created for pleasure and recreation, the ‘weak' chair is surprisingly strong in fact, thanks to its special and complex structure.
The Ice Lounge is a place created for relaxation and especially to enhance the pleasures of a truly delightful ice cream. It was created by Claudio Colucci for a Swiss ice cream manufacturer. Claudio's objective was to create a chair that would enhance a person's experience while eating ice cream. The lounge also contains an in-built music system that allows connoisseurs to enjoy their fav tunes along with the sugary delights as well as the benefits of Chromotherapy.
Attractive and unique in design are the words for this creative and fashionable lounge by Birgit Ostergaard. With its cover made from Kyadrat Wool, you can easily change it into your favorite color or designs. In addition, the knot itself is tied off and can easily be tied up of your desired designed, your imagination is the limit.
What's bad about a chair made of chromed steel rims with flaming tires? The Milano Lounge Chair features inner-tube upholstery and is made of tires, handlebars and rims—all re-formed to create a cool custom lounge chair.
This coffee lounge chair was designed by National University of Singapore.
1Ferrari F1 Lounge Chair
2Splash Lounge Chair
3Wing Lounge Chair
6Ducking Lounge Chair
7Soft Pipe Lounge
8Hovering Magnetic Lounge Chair
9Living Lounge Chair
10Half Moon Lounge Chair
13Knot Lounge Chair
14Milano Bike Lounge Chair
15Coffee Time Chair
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