Futuristic chair designers in the 1960s took an interesting turn in the direction of modern and innovative forms. The furniture of the decade is contemporary with razor straight edges or unusual geometric shapes. While the shape of furniture in the 1960s is utilitarian and minimalist, the colors are vibrant, glossy and add light to the futuristic look of the pieces.
The 1960s futuristic chair design includes a variety of pieces of designer Arne Jacobsen. The designer is responsible for the Egg, Swan, Ant and Lily, spanning the final years of the 1950s to the 1970s. Jacobsen designed the pieces for hotel lobbies, banks and reception areas, but the curved chairs with the minimalist design fits into the futuristic and modern design from the 1960s to the late 1950s, the curved design of the Swan was an innovation in furniture design.
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De Lint, Mushroom and tongue are some of the more enduring futuristic chair designs from the 1960s designer Pierre Paulin used metal frames, stretch fabric and foam padding on the brightly colored pieces that perfectly create the psychedelic decade. The pieces are affordable and durable; who chairs made a big seller in 1960.
Futuristic look of the 1960s furniture style developed after designers began experimenting with molded plastic. The material made by man enabled the designers to create free flowing design with plenty of curves and unusual shapes. Steel pipes, which first became popular in the 1920s, experienced a comeback in the 1960s polished chrome and the contemporary look of leather also added to the futuristic look of the 1960 chair designs.