Mark Cravotta’s Top 10 Favorite Dining Chairs

Dining rooms tend to be one of the more straightforward rooms in the house. They often consist of only a dining table, a set of dining chairs, a chandelier, and possibly a buffet and a rug. Because there are fewer elements than in most other rooms, the importance of quality and character of each piece is elevated. Each piece has a statement to make so I thought I would share with you my top ten favorite newly produced dining chairs. They range in style from modern to traditional – but all boast super quality in materials, workmanship and finish. And all are examples of great design with timeless forms and classical sensibility.

1. Hadrien Dining Arm Chair by Jean-Michel Wilmotte for Holly Hunt.

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2. Aileron Arm Chair by Christophe Pillet for Holly Hunt.

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3. Andriessen Arm & Side Chairs by Gregorius Pineo.

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4. Eva Swivel Chair by Zanotta.

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The Eva chairs in a Cravotta Studios project.

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5. Neoclassic Dining Arm Chair by Blackman Cruz.

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The Neoclassic chairs in a Cravotta Studios project.

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6. Swedish Dining Arm Chair by Rose Tarlow.

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7. Ulysses Chair by Randolph and Hein.

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8. Turino Chairs by Randolph and Hein.

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9. Wakefield Armchair by Dessin Fournir.

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10. Palladian Side Chair by Baker.

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A 1960’s vintage original of the Palladian chair in a Cravotta Studios project.

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