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Six Chairs That Rock

At Kouamo we love the Cuban tradition of reclining in a ‘sillón’ and watching the world go by. Here are six of our favourite rocking chairs for enjoying the Spring sunshine - either indoors or out, wherever you are.

The First Rocking Chair

First Rocking Chair by Muller Van Severen green  Juan y Pitin Cushion Serene Cyan

First Rocking Chair Pink Muller Van Severen Juan y Pitin Cushion Warm Welcome

First Rocking Chair yellow by Muller Van Severen Juan y Pitin Cushion Sun Soaked

 

We adore the colour, line and simplicity of these chairs (£1,495 - £1,850) designed by Fien Muller & Hannes Van Severen. The powder coated steel or brass frames with yellow, pink or natural hide slung seats - also tone beautifully with our Juan y Pitin Cushions (£65) which feature Cuban sillóns.

Available at Viaduct >

‘Kyra’ Bloomingville Rocking Chair

Bloomingville Rocking Chair by Out There interiorsBloomingville Rocking Chair by Out There interiorsBloomingville Rocking Chair by Out There interiorsBloomingville Rocking Chair by Out There interiors

Made in natural rattan, we want to curl up in this elegant Danish chair (£475) with a good book and soak up the sunshine. We love the simple, contemporary Nordic shape and soothing rocking motion.


Available at Out There Interiors >

Eames RAR Chair

 VItra Eames RAR Chair

This iconic chair (£448) was designed by Charles and Ray Eames in the 50s and is made by Vitra. It fits the shape of the body to perfection. The moulded recyclable polypropylene is available in beautiful Spring shades - including Ocean, Poppy & Mustard.

Available at Nest >

Cradle Chair

Cradle Nest Chair Cradle Nest Chair

Cradle Nest Chair Cradle Nest Chair

Created as the ultimate calm, safe space to escape the stresses of modern life - the Cradle (£3,975) is a collaborative project by designers at Victoria University of Wellington. It is handcrafted in New Zealand from local, natural materials.

Available from Richard Clarkson >

Mid Century Rocking Chair

This cushioned rocking chair (£350) combines comfort, with bold colour and gorgeous mid century styling. We love the sunset shades of the burnt orange upholstery which looks great teamed with these Kouamo Esplanade cushions (£49).

  Mid Century Orange Rocking Chair Urban Outfiters Mid Century Orange Rocking Chair Urban Outfiters        Esplanade In the Shade Kouamo Cushion Esplanade Blue Sky at Dawn Kouamo Cushion

 

Available at Urban Outfitters >

Mbrace Outdoor Rocking Chair

 

Mbrace Outdoor Rocking chair

 

We’re drawn to this unconventional woven mesh chair (£1,495) by Sebastian Herkner for Dedon. Described as capturing ‘barefoot luxury’ it has a wonderfully cocooned shape - to slip into after a dip in the pool. The design comes in three colourways Spice, Pepper and Atlantic.

Available at Outdoor Chic >

We have many more great Rocking Chair and Swing Chair ideas on our Pinterest Board >

  • Julie Kouamo
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