The Parsons Chair is a classic modern dining chair. Designed in the 1930’s in Paris at the Parsons School of Design. Originally the Parsons Chair was designed as an armless dining chair. Crafted of hardwood with a very linear appearance and squared legs. In addition, the chair was originally designed to be fully slipcovered.
Therefore, its clean lines make the Parsons Chair a popular choice for homeowners today.
Farmhouse Design Style
As a result, the Parsons Chair is right at home in a variety of design styles, from Farmhouse, Traditional, Modern, Transitional and Coastal.
Generally speaking, Parsons Chairs were originally designed to use along with the Parsons Dining Table. But because of the simple modern Parsons-style lines, they are most often paired with other other styles.
Like this Low Coastal eclectic dining room below complete with Shiplap walls and painted traditional side chairs. As well as a casual 6-arm iron chandelier, beautiful draperies, and a dark wood dining table.
Low Coastal Design Style
Additionally, the Parsons Chair was originally designed with a slipcover that covered its legs. However, due to its simple modern lines, the Parsons Chair has continued to morph over the years. Moreover, the Parsons Chair is most often seen now without slipcovers.
Traditional Design Style
Furthermore, fabric choices are unlimited for this streamlined dining chair design.
Transitional Design Style
Lastly, even though Parsons Chairs were originally designed without arms, they are widely available with arms today.
Coastal Design Style
And finally My Simple Real Life Truth. I really like Parsons Chairs. As a designer, they do work with any design style. In addition, you can change up the fabrics and finish to suit your design style. Because the simple design is so versatile, it’s easy to move the chairs around when extra seating is needed.
So thanks for stopping in today! We hope you’ve left inspired ~ Nancy
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