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
Risom Lounge Chair
Side elevation illustration of the Risom Lounge Chair with an elderly man sitting for scale

The Risom Lounge Chair was originally created during WWII and was woven from surplus parachute straps as an effort to utilize any available material; today, the chair is made from heavy duty cotton straps tightly woven on their hardwood frame. The Risom Lounge Chair was designed by Jens Risom.

The Risom Lounge Chair has an overall height of 30.25” (77 cm), width of 20" (51 cm), and depth of 27.5” (70 cm). The seat height of the Risom Lounge Chair is set at 16.0” (41 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the Risom Lounge Chair measuring width, depth, and heights
The Risom Lounge Chair was originally created during WWII and was woven from surplus parachute straps as an effort to utilize any available material; today, the chair is made from heavy duty cotton straps tightly woven on their hardwood frame. The Risom Lounge Chair was designed by Jens Risom.

The Risom Lounge Chair has an overall height of 30.25” (77 cm), width of 20" (51 cm), and depth of 27.5” (70 cm). The seat height of the Risom Lounge Chair is set at 16.0” (41 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the Risom Lounge Chair measuring width, depth, and heights
Risom Lounge Chair
Height:
30.25” | 77 cm
Width:
20” | 51 cm
Length:
Depth:
27.5” | 70 cm
Seat Height
16” | 41 cm
Arm Height
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Maple or walnut hardwood; cotton webbing
Designer
Jens Risom
Year
1943

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

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Flight Recliner
Side elevation illustration of the Flight Recliner with a woman relaxing for scale

The Flight Recliner is a luxurious modern recliner designed by Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk with the idea of creating a completely unique chair form available in multiple customizable materials, finishes, and colors. Recliners come with the adjustability from their back to their legs. The Flight Recliner hides the fact that it can recline and can blend into a comfortable living room space or a lounging area.

The Flight Recliner has an overall height of 37” (94 cm), width of 28” (71 cm), and depth of 34” (86 cm). The seat height of the Flight Recliner is set at 18” (46 cm) with arms at 22” (56 cm).

Series of plan and elevation drawings of the Flight Recliner with dimensions for height, width and depth
The Flight Recliner is a modern recliner designed by Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk that is available in a variety of materials, finishes, and colors. The Flight Recliner hides the fact that it can recline and can blend into a comfortable living room space or a lounging area.

The Flight Recliner has an overall height of 37” (94 cm), width of 28” (71 cm), and depth of 34” (86 cm). The seat height of the Flight Recliner is set at 18” (46 cm) with arms at 22” (56 cm).

Series of plan and elevation drawings of the Flight Recliner with dimensions for height, width and depth
Flight Recliner
Height:
37” | 94 cm
Width:
28” | 71 cm
Length:
Depth:
34” | 86 cm
Seat Height
18” | 46 cm
Arm Height
22” | 56 cm
Weight:
Area:

Depth (Open): 63" | 160 cm

Materials
Hardwood frame; foam cushions; oak, walnut, or steel base; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Jeffrey Bernett & Nicholas Dodziuk
Year
2005

Drawings include:
Flight Recliner side elevation, side (person), front, back, plan, side (full recline), side (half recline)

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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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Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman
Side elevation drawing of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman with a man sitting casually

The Burrow Nomad Chair is a cushioned, rectangular seat with a built-in USB charger to accommodate modern pleasures, and so the user doesn’t have move out of their comfortable seat to charge their phone. The Burrow Nomad Chair is sold with an ottoman to encourage relaxed, foot propped up lounging.

The Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman has an overall height of 35” (89 cm), width of 36” (91 cm), and depth of 36” (91 cm). The seat height of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman is set at 17” (43 cm) with arms at 25” (64 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman with length, depth, and height
The Burrow Nomad Chair is a cushioned, rectangular seat with a built-in USB charger to accommodate modern pleasures, and so the user doesn’t have move out of their comfortable seat to charge their phone. The Burrow Nomad Chair is sold with an ottoman to encourage relaxed, foot propped up lounging.

The Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman has an overall height of 35” (89 cm), width of 36” (91 cm), and depth of 36” (91 cm). The seat height of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman is set at 17” (43 cm) with arms at 25” (64 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman with length, depth, and height
Burrow Nomad Armchair & Ottoman
Height:
35” | 89 cm
Width:
36” | 91 cm
Length:
Depth:
36” | 91 cm
Seat Height
17” | 43 cm
Arm Height
25” | 64 cm
Weight:
Area:

Ottoman:
Width: 26.0” | 66 cm
Height: 17.0” | 43 cm

Materials
Fabric or leather upholstery; hardwood legs; plywood and particleboard frame
Designer
Burrow
Year
2019

Drawings include:
Burrow Nomad Armchair with Ottoman front elevation, back, side, side (man sitting), plan

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Magis Spun Chair
Elevation drawing of a woman sitting in the Magis Spun Chair at an angle

The Magis Spun chair combines functional, sculptural, and fun all into one chair; made from rotational molded polyethylene, the chair comes in a variety of bright colors to bring a pop of excitement and curiosity into a space, indoors or out. The Magis Spun chair was designed by Thomas Heatherwick in 2010.

The Magis Spun Chair has an overall height of 26” (66 cm) and diameter of 36” (91 cm).

Pair of elevation and plan drawings of the Magis Spun Chair with dimensions
The Magis Spun chair combines functional, sculptural, and fun all into one chair; made from rotational molded polyethylene, the chair comes in a variety of bright colors to bring a pop of excitement and curiosity into a space. The Magis Spun chair was designed by Thomas Heatherwick in 2010.

The Magis Spun Chair has an overall height of 26” (66 cm) and diameter of 36” (91 cm).

Pair of elevation and plan drawings of the Magis Spun Chair with dimensions
Magis Spun Chair
Height:
26” | 66 cm
Width:
36” | 91 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
36” | 91 cm (Diameter)
Seat Height
Arm Height
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Rotational-molded polyethylene
Designer
Thomas Heatherwick
Year
2010

Drawings include:
Magis Spun Chair elevation, elevation (person sitting), elevation (tipped back), elevation (tipped side), elevation (tipped angle), plan

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