What makes a high chair modern? First, it has to be orange. Just kidding (sort of). Calling a high chair "modern" can refer to the materials it's made from, its color, its lines or its features. Perhaps most simply it's a chair that would look at home among other modern furniture and decor.
Many parents love hook-on high chairs for their portability, but they win big points with us for being space savers. There aren't many to choose from in the U.S. and most have similar features and price points, but if you're in the market for one we've rounded them up for you.
Fans of the HandySitt portable seat will be happy to know that Minui, the company behind Handysitt, has just released the HandySitt chair. It can be used as a base for the portable seat, allowing the seat to serve as a highchair for children as young as six months, but it also serves as a standalone piece of furniture that does double duty as a stepstool and as a seat for older kids.
Er, in other words, "high chair". Maybe it's because we're nutty about camping (and have a possibly overdeveloped sense of camp), but this highchair is totally doing it for us. It's like Trailer Park Boys by way of Paris! What do you think?
Introduced in 1955 by internationally acclaimed design pioneer Nanna Ditzel, these iconic highchairs are much sought after by design enthusiasts today, which is no surprise. Even after more than half a century, their elegant lines stand up against anything the contemporary design world has to offer.
Hi, my name is Sarah Trover and I love Brio trains. I received my first one as a birthday gift (that's me above) when I was younger and given the chance, even now, will selfishly play with them (with or without kids present) instead of doing more important things (like dishes or dusting). Do you have a favorite toy?
Designed and crafted by Laszlo Balog, the faMUNKA line of children's furniture combines traditional woodworking techniques and style with more modern clean lines. Based in the Netherlands but designed with Balog's native Hungarian roots in mind, these pieces read sweet and simple, not meant to overwhelm any space:
If you're tired of the ubiquitous foam alphabet tiles, these Korean play mats offer something at least a little different. We've tried them out and they're pretty thick and comfortable. If you get tired of the colorful side, the other side has a wood floor pattern.