Best Folding Chairs 2012

Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide

Clockwise from top left: Cyclone from Target, Hercules from Folding Chairs 4 Less, Piana from DWR, Skip by Franco Bertoli and Max Pajetta, Air by Jasper Morrison, NY from YLiving
Whether you want to pull them out into the backyard for an impromptu cookout or around the table for extra dinner guests, folding chairs are convenient solutions to small space seating. Over the years we've highlighted the best folding chairs on the market. Check out our findings and see the latest after the jump…

Folding Chairs to Get The Job Done

>> Hercules Chair from Folding Chairs 4 Less ($12)
>> Lina Folding Chair ($150)
>> Terje by Ikea ($14.99)
>> Piana Folding Chair from DWR ($180)

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Flux & Cyclone Chairs

Folding Chairs with More Style

>> Flux Chair from Lumens ($199)
>> NY Rocking Chair from YLiving ($720)
>> Cyclone Indoor Outdoor Folding Chair from Target ($139)
>> Ciak by Resource Furniture (leather seat and solid cherry frame) ($398)
>> Honeycomb Chair by Albert Meda for Kartell ($335)
>> Terai folding chairs by Anthropologie ($198)
>> Skip Chair by Franco Bertoli and Max Pajetta ($167)
>> Air Chair by Jasper Morrison ($336)
>> Alu Chair by Calligaris ($130)
>> Clarity Acrylic Folding Chairs - for those who want their chairs to also be invisible! ($150)

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Gae Aulenti April & Isis Chair

Super Design-y Folding Chairs

>> Stitch Chair by Adam Goodrum
>> The Pick Chair from Studio Dror
>> The ISIS chair from designer Jake Phipps is the world's thinnest folding chair at just 3 cm thick.
>> Folding Clip Chair by Blasius Osko & Oliver Deichman
>> Dolly Folding Chair by Antonio Citterio with Oliver làw
>> Gae Aulenti April Folding Chair

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More Folding Chair Posts on Apartment Therapy:
How To: DIY Upholstered Folding Chairs with 22 Comments
DIY Inspiration: Colorfully Upholstered Folding Chairs with 9 Comments
Folding Chairs, Five Ways with 7 Comments
Outdoor Folding Chairs with 8 Comments
Fabulous Folding Chairs! with 3 Comments
Attractive Folding Chairs for Small Spaces with 9 Comments

Previous Years Best Folding Chair Guides:
Top 10 Folding Chairs of 2006 with 25 Comments
Best Folding Chairs 2009 with 9 Comments
Best Folding Chairs 2008 with 2 Comments
Best Folding Chairs 2010 with 9 Comments

More Folding Chair Info from Around the Web:
10 Folding Chairs to Seat Party Guests in Style - The LA Times
Good, Better, Best: Folding Dining Chairs - CasaSugar

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Lina & Terje

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