New Dining Room Chairs Offer Style and Comfort

Perhaps more than any other seat in the house, you want your dining room chairs to be comfortable. It’s not just guests you’re pleasing — you spend far more time sitting in your dining chairs than you realize.  Whether you prefer wood or upholstery, modern or traditional, there is an endless sea of chair designs that will suit your tastes and encourage lingering at the table. Here are some of the latest that Homedit saw at Salone Del Mobile in Milan.

The Camus Collection, a company based in Valencia, Spain, has a wide range of gorgeous wood designs including this "Sara Bond" chair. It is available with an upholstered or a more casual woven seat.View in gallery
The Camus Collection, a company based in Valencia, Spain, has a wide range of gorgeous wood designs including this “Sara Bond” chair. It is available with an upholstered or a more casual woven seat.
A modern dining chair with a touch of warmth, this elegant armchair design from KLAB is a great choice for round table.View in gallery
A modern dining chair with a touch of warmth, this elegant armchair design from KLAB is a great choice for round table.
This elegant yet masculine feeling dining chair is from Moora Brazilian Furniture, a new brand from Artefama. The company makes artistic furniture influenced by Italian and German craftsmanship. Now the new brand highlights designs by well-known Brazilian designers.View in gallery
This elegant yet masculine feeling dining chair is from Moora Brazilian Furniture, a new brand from Artefama. The company makes artistic furniture influenced by Italian and German craftsmanship. Now the new brand highlights designs by well-known Brazilian designers.
Have you ever wanted to scoot closer to the dining table but the arms on the chair kept you back an an uncomfortable distance?  Paccini & Cappelini's wooden chair has a u-shaped back and unusual short armrests that allow it to slide more comfortably under the table.View in gallery
Have you ever wanted to scoot closer to the dining table but the arms on the chair kept you back an an uncomfortable distance?  Paccini & Cappelini’s wooden chair has a u-shaped back and unusual short armrests that allow it to slide more comfortably under the table.
Two mirror image curved ovals come together in this simple yet stunning dining chair from Tonon called Jonathan30. The award-winning design's ovals are joined with a die-cast aluminium joint. The seat of the chair is available in 12 different colors and the solid wood base is available in American walnut or oak.View in gallery
Two mirror image curved ovals come together in this simple yet stunning dining chair from Tonon called Jonathan30. The award-winning design’s ovals are joined with a die-cast aluminium joint. The seat of the chair is available in 12 different colors and the solid wood base is available in American walnut or oak.
Another wood dining chair chair option is the Marnie Armchair from Alma Design. It is available with or without the padded back panel. The solid ash wood can be had stained or lacquered with a choice of upholstery materials.View in gallery
Another wood dining chair chair option is the Marnie Armchair from Alma Design. It is available with or without the padded back panel. The solid ash wood can be had stained or lacquered with a choice of upholstery materials.
These stately wooden dining chairs are made regal by the tall back. They are presented by the Mia Collection, an company based in Athens, Greece, that produces the furniture in Java, Indonesia.View in gallery
These stately wooden dining chairs are made regal by the tall back. They are presented by the Mia Collection, an company based in Athens, Greece, that produces the furniture in Java, Indonesia.
While the base of this dining table is beautiful the dining chairs in this set by Tonon are the real stars of the set. The Up-chair, a bestseller created in 2012 has been updated. The shell in the technical soft touch material has solid wood armrests in American walnut.View in gallery
While the base of this dining table is beautiful the dining chairs in this set by Tonon are the real stars of the set. The Up-chair, a bestseller created in 2012 has been updated. The shell in a technical soft touch material has solid wood armrests in American walnut.
The leggy chairs have the most intriguing and elegantly curved armsView in gallery
The leggy chairs have the most intriguing and elegantly curved arms.
Clean lined and basic, this chair from Atipico is a perfect family dining chair.View in gallery
Clean lined and basic, this chair from Atipico is a perfect family dining chair.
Leather dining chairs are also very popular. This multicolored leather style, called "Patchwork" is from Airnova.View in gallery
Leather dining chairs are also very popular. This multicolored leather style, called “Patchwork” is from Airnova.
Another leather dining chair is this one from Airnova, called Lena 2, crafted from cowhide.View in gallery
Another leather dining chair is this one from Airnova, called Lena 2, crafted from cowhide.
This laced up back is an edgy detail for a leather dining chair. The design is from Airnova, an Italian design company.View in gallery
This laced-up back is an edgy detail for a leather dining chair. The design is from Airnova, an Italian design company.
This armchair has a tubular steel chrome-plated frame covers in pony hide covering. It's a casual and fun armed leather dining chair from Artleather.View in gallery
This armchair has a tubular steel chrome-plated frame covered in pony hide covering. It’s a casual and fun armed leather dining chair from Artleather.
Artleather also showed this leather dining chair, which has springs threaded through the grommets for a modern, masculine feel.View in gallery
Artleather also showed this leather dining chair, which has springs threaded through the grommets for a modern, masculine feel.
These colorfully upholstered dining chairs are from Alma. On the left is the X Spider, which is a rectangular steel tube chair with a polypropylene shell, and on the right is the cone wood armchair.View in gallery
These colorfully upholstered dining chairs are from Alma. On the left is the X Spider, which is a rectangular steel tube chair with a polypropylene shell, and on the right is the cone wood armchair.
Alma's X chair is also a stylish option in stool form for a dining chair fit for a breakfast bar.View in gallery
Alma’s X chair is also a stylish option in stool form for a dining chair fit for a breakfast bar.
This mod-legged dining chair is by Discipline Design of Italy, and is perfect for a modern or contemporary dining setting.View in gallery
This mod-legged dining chair is by Discipline Design of Italy, and is perfect for a modern or contemporary dining setting.
Antiga of Italy has a wide variety of dining chairs for outdoor and indoor use. The company can customize designs to customer specifications.View in gallery
Antiga of Italy has a wide variety of dining chairs for outdoor and indoor use. The company can customize designs to customer specifications.
Antiga's dining table have a special self-stabilization mechanism. No matter how uneven the floor surface, the chair/table stays level.View in gallery
Antiga’s dining table have a special self-stabilization mechanism. No matter how uneven the floor surface, the chair/table stays level.
For those who like a more traditional style, these dining chairs by Marchetti are stately with an interesting shape. The graceful legs are particularly enticing.View in gallery
For those who like a more traditional style, these dining chairs by Marchetti are stately with an interesting shape. The graceful legs are particularly enticing.
For a more formal decor, this buttoned up dining chair from Target Point is perfect. The tall back, highlighted by the button detail, makes for a formal chair that;s not at all stuffy.View in gallery
For a more formal decor, this buttoned up dining chair from Target Point is perfect. The tall back, highlighted by the button detail, makes for a formal chair that;s not at all stuffy.
Turkey's Estetik Decor showed this lovely leather dining chair. The company has developed revolutionary leather dying, metallic gilding and laser cutting techniques it is now know for.View in gallery
Turkey’s Estetik Decor showed this lovely leather dining chair. The company has developed revolutionary leather dying, metallic gilding and laser cutting techniques it is now know for.
KLAB Furniture Design's elegant dining chairs are smooth, sinuous and formal. Perfect for a formal dining room, these chairs are as comfortable as they are are beautiful.View in gallery
KLAB Furniture Design’s elegant dining chairs are smooth, sinuous and formal. Perfect for a formal dining room, these chairs are as comfortable as they are are beautiful.
This dining set from MaxDivani includes stylish wood and tweed dining chairs that are versatile enough for a dining room or a family kitchen setting.View in gallery
This dining set from MaxDivani includes stylish wood and tweed dining chairs that are versatile enough for a dining room or a family kitchen setting.
These dining chairs from Misura are versatile and befitting of any dining room style. They are comfortable and fit well at any table shape.View in gallery
These dining chairs from Misura are versatile and befitting of any dining room style. They are comfortable and fit well at any table shape.
While we first were drawn to the table base of this dining set, it;s really the dining chairs that we love. The simple white legs, comfortable style and two-tone upholstery make the enormously appealing. The set is from Mobilario.View in gallery
While we first were drawn to the table base of this dining set, it’s really the dining chairs that we love. The simple white legs, comfortable style and two-tone upholstery make the enormously appealing. The set is from Mobilario.
Two colors of suede upholstery increase the interest of this chair.View in gallery
Two colors of suede upholstery increase the interest of this chair.
Another style of dining chair from Mobilario is upholstered in two different fabrics. The front is a solid colored suede and the back a printed fabric, a trend we're really fond of.View in gallery
Another style of dining chair from Mobilario is upholstered in two different fabrics. The front is a solid colored suede and the back a printed fabric, a trend we’re really fond of.
This set from Poliform features their MAD dining chair by Marcel Wanders. It's a versatile chair that works for a more formal setting like this one with a large chandelier, but would also sit with a more casual style of decor.View in gallery
This set from Poliform features their MAD dining chair by Marcel Wanders. It’s a versatile chair that works for a more formal setting like this one with a large chandelier, but would also sit with a more casual style of decor.
Of course, no one says that your dining chairs have to all match,as this set from Dialma Brown shows. We noted that many designers and mixing benches, chairs and even poufs around dining tables both formal and informal.View in gallery
Of course, no one says that your dining chairs have to all match,as this set from Dialma Brown shows. We noted that many designers and mixing benches, chairs and even poufs around dining tables both formal and informal.
The L Lounge by Luxy would be great as a family dining chair, This one is upholstered in a bright and cheery fabric and the pin legs make it especially light and modern.View in gallery
The L Lounge by Luxy would be great as a family dining chair, This one is upholstered in a bright and cheery fabric and the pin legs make it especially light and modern.
This Luxy design would also be appropriate as a dining chair. The sculpted design in the back and the contrast of two colors, along with the minimal arms, make it a very interesting chair.View in gallery
This Luxy design would also be appropriate as a dining chair. The sculpted design in the back and the contrast of two colors, along with the minimal arms, make it a very interesting chair.
Angular and colorful, these dining chairs from designers based in the Czech Republic are basic but definitely not boring.View in gallery
Angular and colorful, these dining chairs from designers based in the Czech Republic are basic but definitely not boring.
We love the Uni, presented by Metalmobil, which would be perfect as a dining chair. It was the last project by Francesco Geraci, and has become the company's iconic chair. The polypropylene seat comes in 12 colors and a wide variety of steel, wood and aluminum frame choices.View in gallery
We love the Uni, presented by Metalmobil, which would be perfect as a dining chair. It was the last project by Francesco Geraci, and has become the company’s iconic chair. The polypropylene seat comes in 12 colors and a wide variety of steel, wood and aluminum frame choices.
Metalmobil's Bikini Chair is fun and funky, and can be used as an indoor and outdoor dining chair. The tiered design of the back makes it stand out, and it would be appropriate in a wide variety of design settings.View in gallery
Metalmobil’s Bikini Chair is fun and funky, and can be used as an indoor and outdoor dining chair. The tiered design of the back makes it stand out, and it would be appropriate in a wide variety of design settings.
The To-kyo dining chair by Metamobil looks particularly comfortable and elegant. This design is made with two different methods of treating wood: curved plywood and solid wood formed by turning. The seat and back are made from molded polyurethane cushions.View in gallery
The To-kyo dining chair by Metamobil looks particularly comfortable and elegant. This design is made with two different methods of treating wood: curved plywood and solid wood formed by turning. The seat and back are made from molded polyurethane cushions.
The octagonal shaped seat of this modern dining chair from Potocco is unusual, as is the showed back that follows half of the octagon. Upholstery on both the seat and back increase the comfort of the design.View in gallery
The octagonal shaped seat of this modern dining chair from Potocco is unusual, as is the showed back that follows half of the octagon. Upholstery on both the seat and back increase the comfort of the design.
The Lotus dining chair by Potocco is a beautiful upholstered design by Mauro Lipwparini. Dark florals are of-the-moment in the fashion world, and here on the chair they are just as stunning.View in gallery
The Lotus dining chair by Potocco is a beautiful upholstered design by Mauro Lipwparini. Dark florals are of-the-moment in the fashion world, and here on the chair they are just as stunning.
For those who prefer their furniture to be artful, this chair by Vibrazioni Art Design is perfect. The Italian artists create signed and numbered furnishings, accessories and motorbikes (!) from reclaimed oil drums. A set of the dining chairs would be a unique and artistic seat collection for any dining room.View in gallery
For those who prefer their furniture to be artful, this chair by Vibrazioni Art Design is perfect. The Italian artists create signed and numbered furnishings, accessories and motorbikes (!) from reclaimed oil drums. A set of the dining chairs would be a unique and artistic seat collection for any dining room.
Zilio A & C debuted this dining chair design called Rapa, by Mentsen. The ash-faced plywood modern chair is a Scandinavian design that, depending upon your color choice, would work in a variety go dining room settings.View in gallery
Zilio A & C debuted this dining chair design called Rapa, by Mentsen. The ash-faced plywood modern chair is a Scandinavian design that, depending upon your color choice, would work in a variety go dining room settings.
The Rapa dining chair in a neutral color would be a natural for a modern setting.View in gallery
The Rapa dining chair in a neutral color would be a natural for a modern setting.

Based on this sampling of chairs, there’s clearly something for everyone, no matter what your taste or design sensibility. Choosing the right style, color and comfort level for your home’s particular design is key.The hardest part is choosing!