50 Art Nouveau Chair Collection

jugendstil furniture, art nouveau chairs, art nouveau furnitureArt Nouveau is an international movement and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century (1890–1905). The name “Art Nouveau” is French for “new art”. It is also known as Jugendstil, German for “youth style”, named after the magazine Jugend, which promoted it, and in Italy, Stile Liberty from the department store in London, Liberty & Co., which made this style well known.

This movement is mostly known by Alphonse Mucha beautiful women posters and Antoni Gaudi unusual architecture.

The original elements of Art Nouveau furniture design are the line and curves. Most beloved bird was a peacock. Earlier Jugendstil furniture designs were already shown as conceptions of lines, of curves illuminating the constructive logic of objects. Furniture often was simple, but with some interesting details. Furniture designers made furniture for specific spaces in homes.

At that time most of the architectures were also designers. They created not only the exterior of a house, but also interior from curtains till furniture and lights. This article is a collection of fifty Jugendstil chairs from different designers. By bringing all their works together, you can get a well-defined understanding about Art Nouveau style.

1. Villa Esche Armchair by Henry Van de Velde

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2. Mahogany Desk Chair

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3. Chair by Eugene Gaillard

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4. Otto Wagner Armchair

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5. Fledermaus Chair by Josef Hoffmann

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6.  Chair designed by Peter Behrens

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7. Bloemenwerf Armchair by Henry Van de Velde

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8. Side Chair by Edouard Colonna

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9. Dinner Chair by Richard Riemerschmid

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10. Armchair by Henry Van de Velde

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11. Chair by Louis Majorelle

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12. Chair by Hector Guimard for a Concert Hall

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13. Armchair by Henry Van de Velde

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14. Armchair by Bernhard Pankok

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15. Armchair by Otto Eckmann

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16. Silex Chair by Gustave Serrurier Bovy

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17. Armchair by Edouard Colonna

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18. Chair by Henry Van de Velde

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19. Chair by Georges Hoentschel

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20. Dining Chair by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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21. Cubus Armchair by Josef Hoffmann

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22. Chair by Louis Majorelle

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23. Armchair by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey

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24. Dining Chair

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25. Armchair by Joseph Maria Olbrich

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26. Chair by Hector Guimard Fauteuil

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27. Armchair by Louis Majorelle

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28. Siebenkugelstuhl Chair by Josef Hoffmann

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29. Chair by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

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30. Ombelle Chaise by Emile Galle

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31. Mackmurdo’s Chair by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

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32. Chair by Gustave Serrurier Bovy

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33. Rocking Chair No 4

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34. Armchair by A.H.Mackmurdo

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35. Lounge Chair by Louis Majorelle

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36. BehrensStuhl

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37. Chair by Hector Guimard

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38. Dining Chair

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39. Armchair by Hector Guimard

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40. Diplomats Chair by Henry Van de Velde

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41. Chair by Richard Riemerschmid

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42. Side Chair by Hector Guimard

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43. Chair by Georges de Feure

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44. Sitzmaschine Sessel by Josef Hoffmann

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45. Chair by Bernhard Pankok

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46. Chair by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey

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47. Chair by Hector Guimard

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48. Wien-Postsparkasse Stool by Otto Wagner

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50. High Backed Chair by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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