Classic and modern wooden chairs: a union of elegance and luxury between tradition and modernity

By 3 July 2023Furniture
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Wooden chairs are the perfect furnishing accessory to enhance any space: from classic to modern style, Made in Italy chairs by Chelini make every setting refined and elegant, always with a touch of modernity.

The Florentine maison, indeed, thanks to its skilled artisanal production, offers solid wood chairs that are perfect for various contexts, from neoclassical to rococo, up to minimal modern design, with a wide range of materials, finishes, and shapes. Each product is skillfully handmade by expert artisans.

Let’s see how to choose the perfect chair to pair with the living area or bedroom that perfectly complements every style, from classic to minimal.

Classic Solid Wood Chairs

Classic solid wood chairs are a timeless piece of furniture. Paired with a classic-style table, they are perfect for enhancing the dining room, offering elegance without forgetting maximum comfort.

Chelini offers a wide range of classic wooden chairs, made of solid wood with lacquerings and finishes in various colors and materials.

Even the padding is covered using high-quality materials of various types, to ensure maximum adaptability to every kind of setting.

Among the classic wooden chairs, the article 1128 is certainly one of the most sophisticated pieces of the Chelini 1898 collection. It is a chair with a structure made of black solid wood decorated and carved, with curved legs. The seat and back are upholstered in soft burgundy leather, which gives this classic-style chair a contemporary air. The combination of dark tones makes this chair perfect for a neoclassical-style living area.

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Elegant, timeless, but with a touch of modernity is also the chair article 2158. This exquisite chair combines the typically classic shape with an innovative material: wenge wood. This type of wood is characterized by its typical nuances ranging from brown to violet tones, giving the chair a contemporary character, perfect for blending into various contexts. The high backrest and seat are covered in brown leather, for a tone-on-tone effect.

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For those who love chromatic contrasts, article 2063 is a classic chair in empire style, with a structure made of black solid wood with typical geometric shapes and padding upholstered in sophisticated cream-colored fabric with visible silver stitching along the edges. Its two-tone nature makes this chair suitable for enhancing an elegant dining table, both in classic and modern style.

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Modern Design Chairs

Thanks to its collaboration with internationally renowned designers like Michele Bönan, Chelini offers a wide range of modern-style seating, perfect for highlighting minimalist-style environments but always with a touch of elegance and the typical Made in Italy taste. Let’s look at some examples of modern wooden chairs, suitable for giving the right touch of elegance to the living area and the dining room but not only.

The Inga chair from the Chelini Firenze collection is the furnishing accessory that perfectly matches the dining area of a house in minimal style without sacrificing a touch of color and personality.

Inga is a chair with simple shapes, made with a black solid wood structure, contrasting with the chromatic play of the upholsteries. For this model, in fact, Chelini has thought of a velvet covering available in various colors and combinations, fully customizable according to different needs.

With a modern and contemporary design, the chair article 5017 from the Michele Bönan-signed collection stands out. This comfortably shaped seat is made with a light decapé oak solid wood structure, while the backrest and the comfortable seat are covered in gray and white pinstripe fabric.

For its contemporary style, this chair is suitable both for pairing with a modern dining table and for use alone in the conversation area.

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Comfortable and Luxurious Armchair Chairs

Armchair chairs are ideal for furnishing the living area but can also be used in the bedroom. These furnishing accessories indeed combine the practicality of a chair with the comfort of an armchair while remaining compact in size. Let’s see some examples of comfortable and luxurious armchair chairs, perfect for a refined setting.

Sophisticated, elegant, and with a neoclassical touch, the armchair chair article 332 is ideal for a significant living area where dark tones are the protagonists. The particular conformation of its semi-circular legs and arms is perfectly enhanced by the use of materials: lacquered black and brown solid wood with inlays and decorations, matched with a seat and back covered in black leather.

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To add a touch of light and preciousness to the classic-style living area, the armchair chair article 892/G is definitely a great choice.

This rococo-style armchair chair, thanks to the skillful use of materials and bright colors, is a unique piece, capable of enhancing every kind of environment. The structure is made of solid wood lacquered in antique gold with precious inlays and decorations. The backrest and arms are finely carved, as are the chair’s legs. The seat, however, is covered in refined white fabric. This chair, with its timeless refinement, is also suitable for use as a furnishing accessory in the bedroom.

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Sumptuous and impactful, the armchair chair article 1191 does not go unnoticed. It is an important seat, suitable for enhancing large spaces such as a classic-style lounge or bedroom, thanks to its size and its distinctive style. This luxurious armchair chair is made with a structure in French gold lacquered wood, with decorations and inlays affecting the legs, arms, and back around the central cushion. The seat and back are covered in elegant blue velvet, contrasting chromatically with the gold of the wood.

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Are you looking for the classic or modern wooden chair to match the style of your furnishings? Browse our online catalogs at and let yourself be inspired by the iconic creations of the Chelini maison. Shapes, colors, sizes, finishes, and materials can be customized to your needs. Contact us for a quote.