Grown-Up Chic or Old-School Has Been? Modern Bean Bag

Grown-Up Chic or Old-School Has Been? Modern Bean Bag

Chad Schroer
Dec 1, 2011

Every few months, I'll notice a designer's new take on the bean bag chair as I scour the latest web offerings or thumb through the newest shelter mag. Whether it's switching out the vinyl wrapping for a lux new fabric or altering the shape from a lumpy mound into a low, sleek recliner, the bean bag just won't go away.

And while they may conjure up memories of grooving out to the latest 8-track on a shag rug or of uncomfortable nights trying to study in the college dorm, check out the latest and greatest examples of this beloved icon and let us know if you're ready to embrace the redesigned classic.

1. Zoe Chaise and Pouf, Price on Request at Suite New York

2. Kebnekaise (the highest mountain in Sweden), $201 at Little Red Stuga

3.Grand Leather Bean Bag Chair, $795-$875 at Restoration Hardware

4. Fatboy Marimekko, $329 at Y Living

5. Felted Wool Stones, $255-$595 at Viva Terra

6. Evolution Sofa , Price on Request from Ambient Lounge

7. Bucky's Nightmare, Price on Request from Mathieu Lehanneur

Images: As linked above.

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