Currently Loving: Director’s Chairs

I’ve found myself completely drawn to rooms using variations of the classic director’s chair lately.  Either in a casual canvas and wood or a more studious leather and metal.  There is something so comfortable and whimsical in the style as well as a great combination of angles to play off any decor style.  I particularly am fond of this look in beach houses…. Take a look at some examples and some you can buy yourself!










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  1. I love this idea! I think they work well for those of us who like to switch things up now and again – all you have to do is swap out the fabric, which I imagine is a LOT cheaper and easier than reupholstering an entire chair!

  2. You post about director’s chairs and I lust after that purple/white (with a turquoise interior?) bag hanging from the 5th pic down. Any idea where it’s from?

  3. These might look good; but they are sooo uncomfortable to sit in.
    One could never relax in one!

  4. I agree with Diana. They look good but I can’t tell you how many times I have bumped the side of my leg trying to get out of them. Although I might be tempted to endure if it were a David Hicks :-).

  5. I love this. I have been looking for chairs for the head of our dining room table that aren’t too expensive for ages. I just ordered the cute black and white one from Home Depot! I hope it looks as cute in person as I am imagining it

  6. Love that striped one, although I’ve never found these chairs too comfortable… they’d definitely add some character to a room, though! :)

  7. get out! I just blogged about them on Monday, I’m planning on placing one at the work center we are having installed in the kitchen! love them!

  8. I am flinging throws over anything standing still these days (photo #1.) franki

  9. I have loved the idea using the directors chairs as dinning room seating ever since I saw them on Will & Grace (aging myself). It’s just such a cool look.

  10. My parents had a pair in the living room when I was a kid in the 70s–is white curly sheepskin. They were AMAZING. (there was also a wall of wood slats on a diagonal, funny to see that decade coming back.)

    I always love the transitional, beachy/casual vibe they impart. Great source photos!

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