On Trend: Wing Seats Return to Flight

On Trend: Wing Seats Return to Flight

The comfy fall year has me dreaming about the perfect reading nook. The first thing on my list? A wing seat. It’s a wonderful place to nestle in, with all the blinders on the side to keep you focused and others.

Adirondack chairs never truly leave the world of interior layout, but the newest crop comprises a broad assortment of design, cloth and scale choices. I find my personal favorites are always oversize with extra room to hide, but diminutive wing chairs are only as attractive in smaller spaces. The latest models feature even more of the midcentury modern look, and a few sleek contemporary lines, too. Even the traditional silhouettes show off a more compact look.


Twentieth Wing Chair – $7,250

This beauty keeps all of the charming lines of an original wing seat but with a modern organic feeling. I believe I need it in my dream bedroom.

Thrive Home Furnishings

Carter Chair – $899

Bringing the wing seat to the retro world of midcentury modern, this seat reminds me of my great kid’s favorite side seat — minus the funny smells. Have a look at a few of these wonderful colours available!

Room & Board

Wegner Wing Chair – $7,050

Sweeping lines provide visual meaning to the feeling of wings, while the skinny legs remind me of a bird. This modern seat desires a corner seat with a view.

West Elm

Victor Chair, Buttoned, Window Pane Plaid – $799

Manly styling hints like an oversized plaid keep this diminutive wing seat from feeling small. A set in a small study would produce a beautiful seating area.


Strandmon Wing Chair, Svanby Gray – $279

Ikea’s seat takes the best of midcentury styling and melds it with a timeless arm and wing. I simply sat in this seat last weekend — it is firm but comfy, with only enough room to rest my head whilst watching my favorite movie.


Hush Armchair

Modern felt and bright colours reinforce this minimalist layout. Keep it diverse and add a couple of these modern chairs next to a plush sofa to present your guests plenty of seating options.

Dylan Leather Wingback Chair – $1,539.97

A slightly sleeker wing seat cousin in a modern gray leather, this is still full of traditional touches. This seat will combine an eclectic room, pulling together the timeless with the modern.


Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair – $5,933

The epitome of a modern wing seat, Jacobsen’s Egg Chair continues its return on popularity. I would really like to see them create an extra size so I could disappear completely inside its huggable curves.

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