While wooden and metal chairs are the easiest to clean, they’re not the most comfortable. An excellent alternative to wood and metal is an upholstered Louis XVI chair. Known for its fluted legs, square back and timeless style, this French piece works in modern and traditional settings. Linen and cotton upholstery options are great for spaces with active kids; however, leather and vinyl styles are the most kid-proof and easy to clean.
Emerald green walls and curtains bring an intimate, rich feel to this petite dining area. The crisp white tulip table and Ghost chairs keep the attention on the beautiful jewel tones surrounding the space.
Guests will love coming to dinner parties in this green contemporary dining room. Green and white striped chairs are an instant conversation starter, and a long white shelf behind the table provides lots of storage space.
Designer Meg Caswell wasn't afraid of using color or pattern in this dining room, where coral, chartreuse and chevron give the room a big personality. Tabletop topiaries and a gold chandelier are more formal counterpoints to the eclectic dining chairs.
As midcentury modern style grows more popular, many retailers are stocking new pieces that evoke the feel of midcentury greats. These chairs are inspired by classic Bertoia Knoll wire chairs, but offer a slightly more streamlined silhouette and an on-trend, emerald-green hue.