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Fave 5: Calligaris Chairs

Calligaris Alchemia Chair
Written by Jeff

Adding a touch of Italian style to your home is easy with a piece of furniture from the Calligaris collection. Calligaris has a rich history of furniture designs fit for the modern living room, bedroom and the dining room with an expansive selection of chairs, stools, dining tables, beds and more.

About Calligaris

Although new to Lumens, modern furniture from Calligaris has been around for more than 90 years now. At its inception in 1923, Antonio Calligaris started the company as an artisanal furniture brand with his first design being the classic Marocca Chair. The sturdy wooden Marocca Chair opened the door to the design and creation of several more furniture pieces that have found their home in contemporary spaces all over the globe.

Today, the Calligaris brand is based out of Milan, Italy and has subsidiaries all over the world in places including the US, Japan and France.

In today’s spotlight, we bring you five of our favorite Calligaris chairs.

Hero Chair by Archirivolto

Calligaris Hero Chair
In outdoor settings and colorful dining rooms, look to the radiant Hero Chair by Archirivolto for Calligaris. The Hero Chair is made from a single piece of injection-molded polypropylene and features an airy design from a series of rounded holes on the chair’s seat and back. It’s stylish, playful and available in a range of colors including light green, black, white, orange and red.

Chicago Chair by Adriano Balutto

Calligaris Chicago Chair
In modern dining rooms, you will love the tall and slender look of the Chicago Chair by Adriano Balutto for Calligaris. This slender dining chair features a solid beechwood back and upholstered seat with a design that pays tribute to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The Chicago Chair is offered in either walnut or wenge wood finishes with a leather or soft fabric seat.

Alchemia Chair by Archirivolto

Calligaris Alchemia Chair
Furniture design meets chemistry in the Alchemia Chair by Archirivolto for Calligaris. The Alchemia Chair features a distinctive design that is reminiscent of a molecular model with an airy, triangular backing that is at once thought-provoking and comfortable for you and your dinner guests. It’s made from a single piece of durable thermoplastic and is offered in either glossy black or glossy white.

Area 51 Chair by Luca Pevere & Paolo Lucidi

Calligaris Area 51 Chair
For an out of this world chair that excels at comfort and style, look to the Area 51 Chair by Luca Pevere and Paolo Lucidi for Calligaris. This unique seating design is made from a single piece of injection-molded polypropylene that is at once strong and lightweight, making it the perfect chair for indoor and outdoor spaces. The Area 51 Chair is offered in multiple color options including light green, white, orange, red and taupe.

Gossip Armchair by Edi & Paolo Ciani

Calligaris Gossip Armchair
The Gossip Armchair by Edi & Paolo Ciani for Calligaris will give you a reason to sit and chat at the dining table long after dinner has ended. This elegant dining room chair is made from solid beechwood and covered in plush upholstery. It works well in contemporary dining rooms and is comfortable enough to be used as a living room lounge chair. The Gossip Armchair is available in walnut or wenge finishes and is upholstered in coffee or sand fabric colors.


This is just a small fraction of the complete Calligaris furniture offering at Lumens. Be sure to check out all of the available chairs, benches, dining tables, counter and bar stools, coffee tables, beds, storage furniture and decorative accents in the collection.

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Jeff

I am on the marketing team at Lumens and enjoy writing about interior design topics, well-designed products and more.

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