Here at Apartment Therapy, we understand you. You love beautiful modern furniture, but don't always have the cash to shell out for those pricey pieces. What's a design lover on a budget to do? In this budget conscious version of our previous post about 'The New Classics', we've searched out new designs that remind us of the classics — but with much tinier price tags.
These aren't knockoffs: they're new designs that owe a little something to the original, but each bring their own unique flair to the table.
Left: CH20 Elbow Chair by Hans Wegner, $930 at Hive Modern. Right: Dining Chair by John Vogel for West Elm, $299.
Top: Noguchi Coffee Table from Herman Miller, available at Room & Board for $1,499. Bottom: Ding Table from Normann Copenhagen, $490.
Left: Saarinen Executive Armchair, available at DWR from $1,750. Right: Crescent Star Chair, from $315 at 212 Concept.
Is this IKEA lamp the love child of a an Anglepoise and a Jieldé lamp? You be the judge. Left: Anglepoise Desk Lamp, $250 from Rejuvenation. Center: Jieldé Signal Lamp, $440 at Horne. Right: FORSÅ Work Lamp, $29.99 at IKEA.
Top: Leather Bench by Florence Knoll, starting at $2,742, from DWR. Bottom: Tufted Bench in Stone Washed Granite, $549 from West Elm.
Left: Hans Wegner CH24 Wishbone Chair, $855 from Hive Modern. Right: Knot Chair by Tatsuo Kuroda for Normann Copenhagen, $480.
Left: PH Artichoke Lamp, $8,275.60 at YLighting. Right: Norm 69 Lamp, $130 at Normann Copenhagen.
Left: Eames Wire Chair with bikini pad, $1,429 from DWR. Right: Piña Chair by Jamie Haydón for Magis, $632.50 at Ambiente Direct.
Left: e 1027 Table by Eileen Gray, $1,424 at Hive Modern. Right: Ernest Chrome Bar Cart, $179 from CB2.
Left: Cité Lounge Chair by Jean Prouvé, $4,325 from Hive Modern. Right: Toro Lounge Chair, $1,099 from Blu Dot.
Top: Wingback Sofa by Tom Dixon, $10,900 from Hive Modern. Bottom: Suitor Escargot Loveseat, $999 from CB2.
Left: Eames DAX Upholstered chair, approx. $950 from Haus London. Right: Eu/phoria Soft Armchair by Eumenes, approx. $540 from Made in Design.
Top: Laccio Tables by Marcel Breuer, $789 for coffee table and $558 for side table, both from Knoll. Bottom: Hay Tray Tables, $287 for Large and $205 for Small, from the Finnish Design Shop.
And finally, two chair designs that are themselves modern re-interpretations of the Windsor Chair... at very different price points. Left: Comback 4-leg Chair by Patricia Uroquiola, $720 from Hive Modern. Right: IKEA PS 2012 Chair with Armrests, $95 from IKEA.
Do you have any other budget favorites that remind you of the classics? Share below!
(Images: as linked above)