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Unconventional + Artistic Modern Lounge Chairs

Unconventional and artistic, these modern lounge chairs are far from ordinary. Full of bright colors, unusual shapes, eccentric materials, and distinguishing features, set your space apart with one of our unconventional modern lounge chairs.

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C+C Chair from Lara Designs

Designed by Julio Cartaya, the C+C Chair was originally made for Art Basel: Design Miami 2012 in the Poltrona Frau Group gallery. The modern lounge chair’s unusual shape is formed from fiber glass which is then artfully covered in magazines, newspapers, and photos. Handmade in the USA, this chair is a unique and functional piece of modern art.

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Power Play Chair and Ottoman from Knoll

Designed in 1992 by Frank Gehry, this ribbon-like chair was inspired by a simple apple crate. The Power Play Chair and Ottoman is created from interwoven maple strips that weave in-and-out together forming a stylish lounge chair unlike any other.

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Nemo Chair, Swivel from Driade

The Nemo Chair, Swivel  from Driade was designed by Fabio Novembre in 2009. The design features a hollowed face that appears like a mask, making for a fascinating and hypnotic lounge chair. Made from Polyethylene, the head-armchair is an artistic expression, which tells a deep philosophic story.

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Do Hit Chair from Droog

The Do Hit Chair is abstract at it’s finest. What starts out as a 1.25mm stainless steel cube is turned into a unique smashed design of your choosing. Thanks to the included hammer, the “designing” your own chair is within your grasp.

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MT1 Armchair from Driade

The MT1 Armchair features a fluid, mod design. Its curved body is formed from molded polyethylene. The ivory white finish is offset by the bright orange exposed underside, creating high contrast and an artistic look.

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Living Tower from Vitra

Designed by Verner Panton in 1969, the Living Tower encourages adventure and curiosity. Organically shaped, this sculptural lounge chair is composed of four seats placed at varying heights, creating an open wall of seating begging to be explored.

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Yvette C.

Yvette C.

Yvette is a Site Merchandiser for YLiving. Her deep appreciation for design stems from a background in art history and interior design. During her off hours, she enjoys ogling cute animals, reading, catching up on TV series, following blogs, and enjoying the quirks of California's Bay Area.

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