Low Back Modern Dining Chairs

The low back is a design feature that gives contemporary designs a more laid back look, while giving the modern user a low seating position. The low back style is particularly popular in the field of home furnishings and furniture, where it can be found in such pieces as low back chairs, low back sofa sets and low back love seats. Some pieces are low back sofas with separate low back slats that can be raised or lowered. Others are merely low back chairs that have a long back to one side. Contemporary designs with low back cushions can also be found, as well as low back foot stools and low back day tables. These are often complemented by upholstered low back chairs, leather or fabric.

Gianna Modern Low Back Barrel Dining Chair in Navy Velvet
Gianna Modern Low Back Barrel Dining Chair in Navy Velvet

Historically, low back chairs were originally used in the living room to entertain guests. This helped to add style to the home, but they could also be quite comfortable for dining. When the chair was designed for dining use, low back support was added to them. These would be made of strong leather, wood or fabric.

The low back chair became very popular and designers incorporated them into their pieces of furniture. Modern low back chairs have features that allow them to be easily folded up or rolled away. Some have a slide mechanism that allows the person sitting to fold the low back chair up and store it when not using it. These are perfect for people who enjoy sitting on the sofa all day, but would rather have somewhere else where they can relax during the evening.

Ibsen Low Slat Back Dining Chair
Ibsen Low Slat Back Dining Chair

Dining low back chairs are available with or without a foot rest. Some of these chairs have drop leaf rests that extend down the back of the chair, while others simply rest on the ground. Drop leaf rests offer more support for the low back while also helping to eliminate rattling sounds from the low back when it is being used.

There are many different styles of low back chairs that are available today. While some still have the original design of two chairs facing each other in a triangle shape, others are available in other shapes. The classic wedge design is one that many people prefer, however there are still other less common shapes such as the L-shape.

Some designs of low back chairs have a slatted seat. These can be used if you want to separate two people who are sitting at the table. The space underneath the seat can be used for either person. These can also make great chairs for children who do not want to sit in the highchair all day.

windsor chairs low back
windsor chairs low back

Some modern low back chairs have extra features. Some are designed to swivel, allowing a single person to move around the room while others are more stationary. Others have extra space beneath the seat and in the surrounding furniture for storage. It is important to review these features carefully before making a purchase so you get the best options for your needs.

One of the most popular low back chairs on the market is the La-Z-Boy. This is a low back chair with an adjustable swivel that makes it easy to turn the chair into a breakfast bar, side table or even entertainment center for watching TV. The La-Z-Boy can also be adjusted to allow you to lay back completely or raise up to a specific height. When you are looking for a low back chair for your home, you will want to take these features into consideration when comparing different options.

New Low Back, Modern Spindle Chairs for the Dining Room
New Low Back, Modern Spindle Chairs for the Dining Room

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Overstock.com

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Set of 2 Ultra Modern Low Back Faux Leather Dining Chairs

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Luxury Set of 2 Low Back Fabric Dining Chairs Silver Grey

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Gymax Set of 4 Mid Century Dining Chairs Modern DSW

Flexform Feel Good Chair
Flexform Feel Good Chair

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Brooklyn Dining Side Chair // Set of 2 (Grey)

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Truman Low Back Windsor Classic Dining Chair (Set of 2) by
Truman Low Back Windsor Classic Dining Chair (Set of 2) by