Lounge chairs are backed chairs that can be adjusted and moved to offer a variety of sitting positions. Designed to comfortably accommodate a range of user preferences, styles, and functions, lounge chairs can be used for various human postures from sitting and reclining to stretching-out and lying down. Lounge chairs are used as signature furniture pieces in homes, offices, waiting rooms and communal spaces.

What are lounge chairs?

Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.

What is the seat height of a lounge chair?

Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).


Where are lounge chairs used?

Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Lounge Chairs Guides
Browse through our curated Lounge Chairs Guides for additional categorizations, tips, details, variations, styles, and histories of Lounge Chairs. Guides provide additional insights into the unique properties and shared relationships between elements.
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30.25” | 77 cm
29.5” | 75 cm
30” | 76 cm
1929
Barcelona Chair
77.000
75.000
76.000
1929.00
9400
https://p3d.in/e/xMc6u
3D
Barcelona Chair3D model of the Barcelona Chair viewed in perspective3D model of the Barcelona Chair viewed in perspective
35” | 89 cm
36” | 91 cm
36” | 91 cm
2019
Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman
89.000
91.000
91.000
2019.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/LQxO1
3D
Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman viewed in perspective3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman viewed in perspective
35.5” | 90 cm
32.25” | 82 cm
30.0” | 76 cm
1938
Butterfly Chair
90.000
82.000
76.000
1938.00
12000
https://p3d.in/e/s7Ico
3D
Butterfly ChairView of the Butterfly Chair in 3D available for downloadView of the Butterfly Chair in 3D available for download
31.5” | 80 cm
32.75” | 83 cm
32.75” | 83 cm
1956
Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman
80.000
83.000
83.000
1956.00
11000
3D
Eames Lounge Chair & OttomanView of the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman in 3D available for downloadView of the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman in 3D available for download
28.75” | 73 cm
28” | 71 cm
28.75” | 73 cm
1950
Easy Chair
73.000
71.000
73.000
1950.00
5400
https://p3d.in/e/bop3N
3D
Easy ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Easy ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Easy Chair
42.25” | 107 cm
34.0” | 86 cm
37.5” | 95 cm
1958
Egg Chair & Footstool
107.000
86.000
95.000
1958.00
18000
3D
Egg Chair & FootstoolPerspective view of a 3D model of the Egg Chair & FootstoolPerspective view of a 3D model of the Egg Chair & Footstool
37” | 94 cm
28” | 71 cm
34” | 86 cm
2005
Flight Recliner
94.000
71.000
86.000
2005.00
100
https://p3d.in/e/hn3M7
3D
Flight Recliner3D model of the Flight Recliner viewed in perspective3D model of the Flight Recliner viewed in perspective
37.5” | 95 cm
23.5” | 60 cm
47.25” | 120 cm
1927
MR Chaise
95.000
60.000
120.000
1927.00
10
https://p3d.in/e/Vauz2
3D
MR Chaise3D model of the MR Chaise viewed in perspective3D model of the MR Chaise viewed in perspective
26” | 66 cm
36” | 91 cm (Diameter)
36” | 91 cm (Diameter)
2010
Magis Spun Chair
66.000
91.000
91.000
2010.00
600
https://p3d.in/e/owUzg
3D
Magis Spun Chair3D model of the Magis Spun Chair viewed in perspective3D model of the Magis Spun Chair viewed in perspective
41.5” | 105 cm
27.5” | 70 cm
32” | 81 cm
1966
Milo Baughman Recliner 74
105.000
70.000
81.000
1966.00
80
https://p3d.in/e/RPH7V
3D
Milo Baughman Recliner 74Perspective view of a 3D model of the Milo Baughman Recliner 74Perspective view of a 3D model of the Milo Baughman Recliner 74
43.5” | 111 cm
37” | 94 cm
37” | 94 cm
1960
Oculus Chair & Ottoman
111.000
94.000
94.000
1960.00
80
3D
Oculus Chair & OttomanView of the Oculus Chair & Ottoman in 3D available for downloadView of the Oculus Chair & Ottoman in 3D available for download
34.5” | 88 cm
20.5” | 52 cm
78” | 198 cm
Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chair
88.000
52.000
198.000
800
https://p3d.in/e/jzeGM
3D
Outdoor Chaise Lounge ChairView of the Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chair in 3D available for downloadView of the Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chair in 3D available for download
27.5” | 70 cm
29.75” | 76 cm
23.75” | 60 cm
1959
Pot Lounge Chair
70.000
76.000
60.000
1959.00
5
3D
Pot Lounge ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Pot Lounge ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Pot Lounge Chair
30.25” | 77 cm
20” | 51 cm
27.5” | 70 cm
1943
Risom Lounge Chair
77.000
51.000
70.000
1943.00
150
https://p3d.in/e/d8GWn
3D
Risom Lounge ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Risom Lounge ChairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Risom Lounge Chair
29.25” | 74 cm
36.25” | 92 cm
32.75” | 83 cm
1963
Shell Chair
74.000
92.000
83.000
1963.00
1200
https://p3d.in/e/LmLAp
3D
Shell ChairView of the Shell Chair in 3D available for downloadView of the Shell Chair in 3D available for download
35.5” | 90 cm
40” | 102 cm
34” | 86 cm
1946
Womb Chair & Ottoman
90.000
102.000
86.000
1946.00
4500
3D
Womb Chair & Ottoman3D model of the Womb Chair & Ottoman viewed in perspective3D model of the Womb Chair & Ottoman viewed in perspective
Barcelona Chair
Illustration of a man sitting in the Barcelona Chair from the side elevation

The Barcelona Chair is the epitome of the modern lounge chair and is comprised of leather upholstered cushions set on a chrome-steel frame. The Barcelona Chair was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to furnish his German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona in 1929.

The Barcelona Chair is 29.5” (74.9 cm) wide, 30” (76.2 cm) deep, with a back height of 30.25” (76.8 cm), and a seat height of 17” (43.2 cm).

Drawings of the Barcelona Chair with dimensions shown on the side elevation, front, and plan
The Barcelona Chair is the epitome of the modern lounge chair and is comprised of leather upholstered cushions set on a chrome-steel frame. The Barcelona Chair was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to furnish his German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona.

The Barcelona Chair is 29.5” (74.9 cm) wide, 30” (76.2 cm) deep, with a back height of 30.25” (76.8 cm), and a seat height of 17” (43.2 cm).

Drawings of the Barcelona Chair with dimensions shown on the side elevation, front, and plan
Barcelona Chair
Height:
30.25” | 77 cm
Width:
29.5” | 75 cm
Length:
Depth:
30” | 76 cm
Seat Height
17” | 43 cm
Arm Height
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Steel frame with chrome finish, cowhide belting structure; Urethane foam and fiberfill cushions, leather upholstery cushions
Designer
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Year
1929

Drawings include:
Barcelona Chair front elevation, side, plan

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MR Chaise
Scale elevation drawing of a man reclining in the MR Chaise

The MR Chaise is a tubular steel framed, balanced chaise with a large seat for the ultimate comfortable lounging experience; without unnecessary ornamentation, this chair exemplifies the International style. The MR Chaise was designed by Mies Van Der Rohe in 1927 to be displayed in the Weissenhof exhibition in Germany.

The MR Chaise has an overall height of 37.5” (95 cm), width of 23.5" (60 cm), and depth of 47.25” (120 cm). The seat height of the MR Chaise is set at 15.75” (40 cm).

Collection of plan and elevation drawings of the MR Chaise with dimensions
The MR Chaise is a tubular steel framed, balanced chaise with a large seat for the ultimate comfortable lounging experience; without unnecessary ornamentation. The MR Chaise was designed by Mies Van Der Rohe in 1927 to be displayed in the Weissenhof exhibition in Germany.

The MR Chaise has an overall height of 37.5” (95 cm), width of 23.5" (60 cm), and depth of 47.25” (120 cm). The seat height of the MR Chaise is set at 15.75” (40 cm).

Collection of plan and elevation drawings of the MR Chaise with dimensions
MR Chaise
Height:
37.5” | 95 cm
Width:
23.5” | 60 cm
Length:
Depth:
47.25” | 120 cm
Seat Height
15.75” | 40 cm
Arm Height
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Stainless steel frame; leather sling
Designer
Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe
Year
1927

Drawings include:
MR Chaise side elevation, side (person sitting), front, back, plan

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Pot Lounge Chair
Elevation illustration of the Pot Lounge Chair with a woman sitting with a coffee for scale

Similar to the Swan and Egg chairs, the Pot chair was originally designed by Arne Jacobson for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Pot is a welcoming seat formed by one geometry that makes up the seat, back, and armrests to hold the user in its hollow form.

The Pot Lounge Chair has an overall height of 27.5” (70 cm), width of 29.75” (76 cm), and depth of 23.75” (60 cm). The seat height of the Pot Lounge Chair is set at 17.0” (43 cm) with arms sloping between 22.0"-26.0" (56-66 cm).

Set of plan and elevation drawings of the Pot Lounge Chair with dimensions
Similar to the Swan and Egg chairs, the Pot chair was originally designed by Arne Jacobson for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Pot is a welcoming seat formed by one geometry that makes up the seat, back, and armrests to hold the user in its hollow form.

The Pot Lounge Chair has an overall height of 27.5” (70 cm), width of 29.75” (76 cm), and depth of 23.75” (60 cm). The seat height of the Pot Lounge Chair is set at 17.0” (43 cm) with arms sloping between 22.0"-26.0" (56-66 cm).

Set of plan and elevation drawings of the Pot Lounge Chair with dimensions
Pot Lounge Chair
Height:
27.5” | 70 cm
Width:
29.75” | 76 cm
Length:
Depth:
23.75” | 60 cm
Seat Height
17” | 43 cm
Arm Height
22"-26" | 56-66 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane foam shell; chrome steel base; fabric upholstery
Designer
Arne Jacobsen
Year
1959

Drawings include:
Pot Lounge Chair side elevation, side (person sitting), front, back, plan

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Womb Chair & Ottoman
Elevation drawing of the Womb Chair and Ottoman with relaxing person for scale

The Womb Chair and Ottoman are an expressive lounge set designed as a furniture pair that one would naturally want to curl up in. Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1946, the Womb Chair’s iconic sculptural form is made with a reinforced fiberglass shell wrapped in foam and covered in a fabric or leather upholstery.

The Womb Chair measures 40” (101.6 cm) wide, 34” (86.4 cm) deep, with a back height of 35.5” (90.2 cm), and a seat height of 16” (40.6 cm). The accompanying ottoman has a width of 21” (53.3 cm), depth of 17.5” (44.5 cm) and height of 14.25” (36.2 cm).

Dimensions of the Womb Chair and Ottoman drawn from the side elevation, back, front, and plan
The Womb Chair and Ottoman are an expressive furniture pair that one would naturally want to curl up in. Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1946, the Womb Chair’s iconic sculptural form is made with a reinforced fiberglass shell wrapped in foam and covered in a fabric or leather upholstery.

The Womb Chair measures 40” (101.6 cm) wide, 34” (86.4 cm) deep, with a back height of 35.5” (90.2 cm), and a seat height of 16” (40.6 cm). The accompanying ottoman has a width of 21” (53.3 cm), depth of 17.5” (44.5 cm) and height of 14.25” (36.2 cm).

Dimensions of the Womb Chair and Ottoman drawn from the side elevation, back, front, and plan
Womb Chair & Ottoman
Height:
35.5” | 90 cm
Width:
40” | 102 cm
Length:
Depth:
34” | 86 cm
Seat Height
16” | 41 cm
Arm Height
20.5" | 52 cm
Weight:
Area:

Ottoman:
Height: 14.25” | 36 cm
Width: 21” | 53 cm
Depth: 17.5” | 45 cm

Materials
Reinforced fiberglass shell, steel rod legs structure; Polyester fiber padding over foam core, fabric or leather upholstery cushions
Designer
Eero Saarinen
Year
1946

Drawings include: 
Womb Chair: Front elevation, side, side (person), back, plan
Womb Ottoman: Front/back elevation, side, plan

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Shell Chair
Side profile of the Shell Chair with a man sitting reclined and reading a book

The Shell Chair is a bent plywood chair with wing-like curves comfortably balanced on three tapered legs. Popularly known for its iconic ‘smiling chair’ silhouette, the Hans Wegner designed CH07 Shell Chair (1963) features a deep comfortable leather, cowhide, or fabric seat and a profile that is beautifully unique from every angle.

The Shell Chair is 36.25” (92.1 cm) wide, has a depth of 32.75” (83.2 cm), a seat height of 14” (35.6 cm) and a back height of 29.25” (74.3 cm).

Drawings of the Shell Chair with dimensions and measurements of the side, front, and plan
The Shell Chair is a bent plywood chair with wing-like curves balanced on three tapered legs. Known for its iconic ‘smiling’ silhouette, the Hans Wegner designed Shell Chair (1963) features a deep comfortable leather, cowhide, or fabric seat and a profile that is beautifully unique from every angle.

The Shell Chair is 36.25” (92.1 cm) wide, has a depth of 32.75” (83.2 cm), a seat height of 14” (35.6 cm) and a back height of 29.25” (74.3 cm).

Drawings of the Shell Chair with dimensions and measurements of the side, front, and plan
Shell Chair
Height:
29.25” | 74 cm
Width:
36.25” | 92 cm
Length:
Depth:
32.75” | 83 cm
Seat Height
14” | 36 cm
Arm Height
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Form-pressed bentwood veneer structure; Leather, fabric, cowhide upholstery
Designer
Hans Wegner
Year
1963

Drawings include:
Shell Chair front elevation, side, plan

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