With so many modern dining chairs to choose from, finding the right seating option is never easy. Our Top 10 have more than good looks to recommend them. A smart and sturdy upholstered modern design, like the Blu Dot Chip Dining Chair, and an eco-friendly modern chair, like the Emeco ALFI Highback Chair, can help you select the perfect suite of modern dining chairs. Don't forget to peruse our curated list of Top 10 Dining Tables and Top 10 Expandable Dining Tables.
Modern Dining Chairs
Cherner Side Chair
Norman Cherner's Mid Century classic remains an ageless modern dining chair, its sculptural profile a delicious complement to any dining room scheme. A range of wood and lacquered colors add up to good looks and versatility.
Knoll Tulip Armless Chair
The most famous pedestal chair of any era, Eero Saarinen's sculptural Mid Century masterwork may top any modern design bucket list, but its compact footprint also makes it a practical choice for both small and large dining spaces.
Copeland Estelle Dining Chair
Solid Vermont hardwoods and a profile of sculptural elegance make Estelle the perfect reason to buy American. Put a suite of these modern chairs around a table, and no one will notice the table!
Calligaris Claire Dining Chair
Engineered for comfort and ergonomics, Claire makes a welcoming dining statement. Solid ash wood legs, an enveloping form, and a range of stain-resistant upholstery choices add up to one delectable modern chair.
Kartell Masters Chair
A little panache goes a long way with Philippe Starck's unmistakable modern chair. Lightweight and airy, the Kartell Masters Chair is a conversation starter at any gathering, and segues from dining room to terrace in grand style.
Saloom Furniture Bowtie Plyshell Chair
This chair is built with the contemporary sensibilities of Scandinavian design and the time-honored quality of American craftsmanship–in Massachusetts. With an elegant, sculptural plyshell bucket seat on a splayed leg base made of solid wood, it's an elegant addition to any dining room.
Emeco ALFI High Back Chair
Finding beauty in industrial waste isn't easy, but Jasper Morrison's innovative design gets the job done impressively. Created from wood and plastic waste material, ALFI takes sustainable dining to new creative heights.
GUBI Beetle Upholstered Dining Chair
Modern design lovers are bug-eyed for GamFratesi's Beetle Dining Chair for GUBI, and no wonder. The height of elegance, this modern chair's distinctive profile and tailored good looks fit in anywhere, while standing out beautifully.
Muuto Nerd Chair
Ingeniously constructed from oak or ash veneer, the Muuto Nerd Chair is a classic emblem of contemporary Nordic design, its precise engineering and refined form masking the strength and sturdiness of this stylish modern dining chair.
Connubia Rosie Soft Armchair
Sink in and stay awhile. The Connubia Rosie Armchair is tailor-made for communing into the wee hours, thanks to a roomy seat, encasing backrest, and inviting cushioning that will leave guests mighty reluctant to leave the dinner table.