Resources for Butterfly Chairs & Covers

Resources for Butterfly Chairs & Covers

Jason Loper
Sep 20, 2012

Originally designed in 1938 by the Argentinian architect Jorge Ferrari-Hardoy, the Butterfly Chair has been popular among design enthusiasts for decades. It's also a great choice for those just starting out in their first apartment or, in the case of the folding variety, anyone looking for last minute seating. Check out these 5 options for new butterfly chairs, along with a couple of sources for new covers for vintage chairs.

New Butterfly Chairs (shown above, left to right)
Furlicious Butterfly Chair from PB Teen $99
1938 Leather Butterfly Chair from CB2 $399
Iron Butterfly Chair from At West End $249
El Habanero Chair from $395
Camel Leather Butterfly Chair from World Market $199

Covers for Vintage & Used Butterfly Chairs
Unique Contemporary Solutions

The Butterfly Chair: Origins of a Modern Favorite
An Affordable Design Classic: Butterfly Chairs
How To: Make a Butterfly Chair Cover

(Images: As credited above.)

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