In the 1950s, Harry Bertoia began experimenting with bending metal rods into practical art. This resulted in his now infamous seating collection, including his wire counter stool. The disparity between this stool's delicate appearance and actual impressive strength and durability make it truly captivating. Its timeless style makes it a brilliant addition to any home.
The Bertoia Counter Stool is customizable, so you can personalize this well-known modern classic. It is available with or without an upholstered seat. Its seat can be upholstered in your choice of fabric or leather, with a great selection of colors and styles available in each. Its frame is available in your choice of powder coated steel or stainless steel.
The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair is a faithful reproduction of one of the most iconic chairs ever designed. Based on the popular mid-century mainstay, conceived by husband and wife team, Charles & Ray in the 1950s (commonly referred to as the "Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Side Chair" or "DFSR", our accurate replica preserves the revolutionary styling, durability and versatile character of the original and offers an unparalleled array of color options. Choose from stocked white or black (in either glossy or matte finish) or completely customize it by choosing frame color, seat color and seat finish. The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair is built to last and is sure to bring an air of mid-century sensibility into your home, office or establishment.
The Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair is a high quality reproduction of Bertoia's original. Offering impeccable accuracy and attention to detail at an affordable price, this inspired reproduction enables you to own your own version of this modern classic in your home.
What many find so fascinating about the Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair is the bold contrast between its delicate appearance and its actual strength and durability. This chair offers impressive quality, while remaining statuesque, and is as much a piece of art as it is a functional piece of furniture.
The Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair not only brings a modern classic into your home, but it's also customizable. This mid-century inspired chair is available with your choice of a powder coated steel or polished stainless steel frame. Its seat is upholstered in fabric. Choose from our great selection that includes several types of fabric in an exciting spectrum of colors.
The Fiberglass Rocker is a premium quality reproduction that accurately captures the essence of the iconic Molded Fiberglass Rocker (aka RFAR), replicating each proportion, finish and detail skillfully and accurately. Designed in 1948, the molded shell chair concept debuted at the MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture. The result of previous experimentation with molded construction techniques, it became apparent that this method offered many possibilities both creatively and practically. The organic shapes they could form were fresh and new and the manufacturing process itself was well-catered to mass-production.
The original Molded Fiberglass Rocker (RFAR) was designed through an iterative process, as it was adapted from an earlier arm chair concept. The addition of the rocker base and its wide popularity is a true testament as to how versatile their shell concept was and still is. One of the most distinguished rocking chair designs of the last 100 years and without a doubt, the most recognized rocking chair within the genre of mid-century. Now more stylishly relevant than ever, this iconic design has become a mainstay in modern spaces both in the home and in public venues.
Inmod's Fiberglass Rocker faithfully preserves the quality, proportions and character of the original and offers true customizability. Virtually each component can be configured to your liking. Choose from various American hardwoods and metal finishes to create a uniquely chic rocker base. Choose from a spectrum of on-trend seat colors and then from matte or glossy finishes to create the perfect accent chair for your dining, living, bedroom, nursery space or for your establishment.
Saarinen recognized the importance of comfort, a principle that was at the center of this collection. He was the first to construct a chair shell from fiberglass, a material that is not only visually appealing but flexes in response to body weight making it extremely comfortable. The Saarinen Side Chair is just one of his designs that remains popular today, proof of the staying power of his innovative work.
The Saarinen Side Chair is available with your choice of leather or fabric upholstery. It is perfectly complemented by a polished stainless steel base. Whether at home or at the office, the chair will make a statement with its stylish, familiar look and impeccable comfort.
Xavier Pauchard was one who understood raw materials and designed his iconic Marais A Chair (aka Tolix Chair) out of galvanized steel, using a construction process that required 100 manual operations. Since it's conception in 1934, the famed bistro chair design is more popular than ever, and can be seen in homes, cafes, restaurants and offices all over the world. Now, over 80 years later, The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair is manufactured using the same techniques applied in the original construction, built to virtually the same specification and is available in more colors than ever before. From metallic finishes like silver & copper, to trendy pop hues, coated in zinc for protection against rust, the Bastille is well situated in any indoor or outdoor space.
One of the most intriguing things about the Bertoia Side Chair is the disparity between its delicate, airy appearance and its actual strength and remarkable durability. This statuesque chair will also surprise you with its comfort. The Bertoia Side Chair makes an excellent addition to any room of your home, with a timeless look that has already proven to have remarkable staying power.
On the surface, the Bastille Bar Stool is a sturdy and stylish bar stool with an industrial-chic sensibility. Below its rust-resistant galvanized steel surface, the Bastille is an accurately proportioned, premium quality reproduction of the Marais Bar Stool, designed in 1934 by Xavier Pauchard, as part of his iconic Marais seating collection. Mr. Pauchard is credited with having introduced galvanized steel furniture construction to France, and the Marais collection was considered revolutionary. The designs were extremely popular at the time and could be seen all over Paris in cafes, bistros and offices. They maintained relevancy throughout the remainder of the 20th century, and thanks to a revival of interest in industrial design, have even gained a new momentum of popularity in recent years.
The Bastille Bar Stool celebrates all of the unique qualities that made the original so great. Over 80 years after the debut of the Marais, the Bastille is constructed using the very same processes (which require 100 manual operations). Availability in a variety of metallic tones and on-trend pop colors broadens the Bastille's function within industrial-inspired and modern homes and public spaces alike. Its sturdy construction, wide variety of stocked options and value make the Bastille Bar Stool a perfect choice for bars, ice cream shops and restaurants.
The Bertoia Bar Stool is customizable, allowing you to create your own version of this modern classic. Its seat is available with or without an upholstered cushion. Various leather and fabric options are available for its cushion, offering endless possibilities for your home. You can also choose between a powder coated or polished stainless steel frame.
More than a quality reproduction, this Eero Aarnio Ball Chair is customizable. It can be upholstered in your choice of fabric and color. Our Ball chairs have been used to promote brands, draw attention to trade show displays, furnish commercial and public spaces. You can also add unique statement in your home with your very own version of the Eero Aarnio Ball Chair.
Eero Aarnio is an internationally known designer for his ground-breaking contributions to modern interior design. In 1962, following his studies at the Institute of Art in Helsinki, Finland, he began his own business. Shortly after, he created his celebrated Ball Chair design in 1963. The Ball Chair is among his most admired designs, and has been featured in numerous films, television shows, magazines and other media outlets, both in the past and in present day. More than the pioneer of countless innovative designs, Aarnio can be credited with inspiring an entire generation of designers.
Why Our Ball Chairs are the Best:
Inmod has been selling reproduction Ball Chairs since 2003, and nobody knows ball chairs better than us. Inmod's reputation early on was built on the attention we pay to accuracy, especially with regard to the Ball Chair, which has long been our best selling furniture item. But as the demand for Ball Chairs has grown in recent years, so has the demand for affordability. To satisfy both needs, Inmod has developed the highest quality, most accurate reproduction on the market, period.
Considered one of his most well-known chairs, the Hans Wegner CH24 Wishbone Chair remains popular today. Its design is easily recognizable and makes a great addition to your home. While its look seems simple, a closer look reveals an elegantly curved back and legs. It's this attention to detail that helped this chair to become so popular. You can expect the same great quality and unparalleled attention to detail in our Wishbone Chair.
The Hans Wegner CH24 Wishbone Chair brings an admired look into your home, and is also uniquely customizable. Its solid wood frame is available in five different finishes, enabling you to choose which best matches your current furniture and décor. It is also available in your choice of a classic woven wood-cord seat, or upholstered in leather. Several types of colors of leather are available.
Hans J. Hans Wegner is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, and credited with helping to make Danish design popular internationally. He is also the most prolific Danish designer to date, with more than 500 different chair designs. It was with the Hans Wegner Kennedy Arm Chair that he enjoyed his greatest success.
The Hans Wegner Kennedy Arm Chair is customizable, enabling you to perfectly match your existing décor.
Hans J. Hans Wegner began his career as a cabinet maker. After studying at the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts he worked as a furniture designer under Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller. Hans Wegner is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, as well as with helping to make Danish design popular internationally.
The Hans Wegner Shell Chair enables you to own this piece of history in your own home. With a celebrated design and impressive quality, this chair makes a welcomed addition to any home. Its impeccable accuracy and attention to detail will not go unnoticed in your home. The Hans Wegner Shell Chair is upholstered in fabric. Choose from a variety of types and colors of fabric to best match the look of your home.
Jacobsen worked as both an architect and designer. Together with a partner he produced the Ant and Series 7 Chairs in 1952, propelling both his and Hansen's names into furniture history. In 1958, Arne Jacobsen introduced the Egg Chair, Swan Chair, and Swan Sofa to the world when he designed the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Jacobsen Egg Chair earned instant notoriety and remains extremely popular today thanks to its unique look and chamber like seating area that blocks exterior noise.
The Jacobsen Egg Chair is available in a great variety of upholstery options, enabling you to choose which will best complement your home. Choose from several styles and colors of fabric, leather, and French vinyl. Pony-style cowhide is also available. It also includes a convenient tilt mechanism.
With an instantly recognizable look and a truly comfortable seat, the Jacobsen Egg Chair makes an excellent addition to any home. Relax in style with this chair that combines ultimate comfort and iconic style.
The iconic Ball Chair is the cornerstone of any mid-century or retro-modern lounge area or living room. Building on the revolutionary concept popularized in the 1960's by Eero Aarnio and his original Ball Chair, we have essentially redesigned this piece to accommodate the needs of a new generation, while staying true to authentic materials and craftsmanship.
Manufactured by hand in the United States, our inspired reproduction has been created to a larger scale, to allow for more comfortable lounging. Now you can curl up inside this "room within a room" for the day (or the weekend) with a martini and a book and never sit in the same position twice.
Please note: The iBall Ball Chair will not fit through doorways less than 31.5" wide. span>
When maximum comfort just isn't enough, upgrade to the speaker or mp3 package and transform this sound isolation chamber into the ultimate audiophile sound-producing home entertainment lounger.
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Connect your iPod or portable device directly into your iBall Chair and you will be sitting inside the ultimate MP3 speaker system.
Commercial & Home Use
Inmod is the leading provider of custom ball chairs for commercial and personal use. Manufactured in the United states by skilled fiberglass molders & upholsterers, our ball chairs have been featured in countless commercials, films, trade show displays, and furnished in thousands of homes all over the world.
The construction has been designed to withstand heavy use and is highly durable. All fabrics within our offerings have been rated for flame and stain resistance, and feature high rub counts, making them ideal for commercial or home use.
If our fabric selections aren't enough to satisfy your creative appetite, Inmod also accommodates C.O.M. (customer's own material). If you have your own fabric that you would like us to use, please call us at 1-877-22-INMOD. You will need 8 yards of fabric.
Ball Chair Care
Our available fabrics are stain resistant can be easily cleaned with soap & warm water on a damp cloth or towel.
We recommend placement of your Ball Chair to be at least a few feet from the wall or other furniture to avoid potential scratching. Minor surface scratches can be "buffed out" by applying automotive car wax.
The molded chair concept was originally created as a prototype for MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design and introduced in 1948. The design was the result of years of experimentation with molded forms as a potential medium in mass-market furniture construction. The organic shapes the medium could produce were something fresh and new, were well suited to form-fitting comfort and could be made affordable. The original "shell chairs" (which included the Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair aka DFAR) became 20th century icons, whose popularity has only grown well into the 21st century.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair is an accurate reproduction that stays true to the original shell chair designs and to their styling, quality and specifications. It is stocked in its most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair special has been carefully preserved to ensure an authentic look and quality.
In 1948 debuted a molded chair concept at MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design. The result of much experimentation with molded forms for years, its capabilities offered fresh new design and great value. The organic shapes the medium allowed for were well-suited for mass-production, could be made affordably and could offer form-fitting comfort. The Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Armchair (DFAW) became an instant hit and an icon of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair with Wood Legs is a premium reproduction that accurately reflects the original design, as well as the quality, styling and specifications. It is stocked in the most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original iconic has been preserved, with no expense spared.
The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs (DFSW) takes customizable mid-century design to new heights. In addition to our handpicked stocked models (black or white seat in your choice of glossy or matte finish atop an wood dowel base with FSC-Certified solid wood legs), this modern reproduction can be built exactly how you envision. Select any combination of fiberglass color, seat & wood finish and steel wires to create a classic that is uniquely you. Based on one of the most popular chair designs in modern history (known as the "Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Side Chair" or "DFSW", the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is a highly accurate replica built to stand the test of time, that will meet the demands of heavy use in a residential or commercial space. Whether you choose from our stocked inventory or design it yourself, the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is every bit as practical as it is stylish.
On the surface, the Bastille Counter Stool is a sturdy and stylish counter stool with industrial-chic character. Below its galvanized steel surface, the Bastille is a beautifully proportioned, premium quality reproduction of the Marais Counter Stool, designed by Xavier Pauchard, as part of his iconic Marais seating collection which debuted in 1934. The Marais was revolutionary for its time, and Mr. Pauchard is credited with having introduced galvanized steel furniture construction to France. The designs were extremely well-received, maintained relevant throughout the 20th century and have gained a new momentum of popularity in the 21st century due to increased demand for industrial furniture.
The Bastille Counter Stool preserves everything that made the original so unique and is produced today using the same process used 80 years ago when the Marais collection debuted. Adding to its appeal, Inmod stocks the Bastille Counter Stool in a chic collection of metallic finishes and trendy pop colors well-suited for industrial-inspired and modern dining spaces alike. A zinc coating protects the Bastille from rust in damp environments (indoors & outdoors). Its solid galvanized steel frame will provide generations of use in both residential & commercial spaces.
Florence Knoll is considered one of the most influential designers of the 20th century, and is credited with revolutionizing the field of interior design. Though seen as radical at its time, her work in what she called total design resulted in many of the principals seen in interior design today. Florence is also known for her furniture design, with several pieces including this tufted leather stool remaining popular and sought after today.
This stunning modern stacking chair aims to reinvent the concept of its shoddy brethren with a fresh and contemporary take on practicality. This modern stacking chair features slender stainless steel legs, finely upholstered leatherette seat and back, and an elegant design that freshens up any room, whether it s a permanent side chair or unstacked for use at a perfect party!