ISSUE 12  |  Color Coded

10 Easy Pieces: Colorful Outdoor Dining Chairs

March 21, 2012 10:30 AM

BY Janet Hall

Planning ahead for al fresco dining? Here are our favorite colorful picks for the outdoor (or indoor) table.

Above: The legendary Tolix “A” Industrial Chair, designed in 1934 by Xavier Pauchard, is available in a multitude of colors; $275 through Melissa Edelman’s Antiquaire. For UK-based readers, Graham & Green offers the same Tolix Classic French Cafe Chair in several colors; £190.

Above: Lisboa Side Chair, designed by Barcelona native Joan Gaspar. The chair is made of polypropylene and fiberglass; $120 at Design Within Reach.

Above: Danish designer Hee Welling’s Hee Dining Chair, in powder-coated steel, is available in six colors, including light blue (shown here); $325 at the A+R Store.

Above: Knoll Spark Side Chair, designed by Don Chadwick (of Aeron chair fame), is made of UV-resistant, glass-reinforced polypropylene. Available in six colors; $172 at Design Within Reach.

Above: The iconic French Fermob Bistro Chair is an authentic reproduction of the 1889 original. Made of powder-coated steel, it is available in 24 colors, including poppy red (shown here); $198 for a set of two at Shop Horne.

Above: Another Fermob classic: the French-made Luxembourg Stackable Side Chairs. In powder-coated aluminum, they come in a selection of 24 colors, including cobalt blue (L) and fjord blue (R); $652 for a pair at French Bistro Furniture.

Above: Made from recycled plastic bottles, the 111 Navy Chair from Emeco is available in six colors, including red; $260 at Design Within Reach.

Above: The Rex Marigold Arm Chair has a polished aluminum frame with faux wicker of handwoven resin; $69.95 at CB2.

Above: Minnesota-based Loll Designs’ Alfresco Dining Chair is made from recycled plastic. It’s available in eight colors, including sky (shown here); $430 at YLiving.

Above: Ikea’s Roxo Chair is made of powder-coated steel and is available in yellow, gray, and white; $24.99.