If the words “folding chairs” bring up memories of the boring metal chairs found at graduations and weddings, you certainly aren’t alone. Luckily, these less-than-ideal options only scrape the surface of what is available for folding seating. There are tons of folding chairs that go above and beyond the plain and boring—including these 51 options that don’t make you choose between saving space and embracing your style. Below we’ve scoped out folding loungers made for relaxing by the pool, sculptural wooden chairs that double as art, a massaging folding chair that melts stress away, and tons of other options that will have your back—and bottom!
Folding Dining Chair: Lightweight, sturdy, comfortable, and sleek, these chairs are a home run when it comes to contemporary folding chairs. Not only do these feel much more luxe than many folding dining chairs, but when folded they’re only 2″ thick, so they’re easy to tuck in closets, under a bed, or behind a couch for storage. Available in White, Wenge, or Walnut (shown).
Moooi Foldable Lounge Chair: If you want a folding chair that effortlessly mixes a bold aesthetic with comfort and practicality, the Shift Foldable Lounge Chair is an excellent choice. A soft knitted backrest and padded seat will hug your curves as you sit back and relax, while its soft round form and eye-catching color are sure to elevate any room. Available in Blue Grey, Bright Red, or Warm Ochre (shown).
Folding Lounge Chair: The Miskito chair may have been named after a Spanish dialect used in the rain forests of Nicaragua, but it has a clear Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic that will be the envy of any modern home. Its foldable natural oak frame and removable cushions make it easy to shift around from room to room, or even move outside when weather allows.
Rattan Lounger: A lounge chair that is stylish enough to use both inside and out. The highlights of this folding lounger include breathable rattan, an ergonomic backrest, adjustable arms, and a durable solid steel frame. And the best part? This chair won’t break the bank. So if you decide to get more than one, we don’t blame you!
Folding Rocking Chair: If your prefer rocking to lounging, than this stylish rocking chair is for you. While most rocking chairs are known to be bulky space gobblers, this one breaks the mold with its thin cushions and wood folding frame. Whether you need a space saver for the nursery or a comfortable chair for the porch, this is an excellent option. It comes pre-assembled and is also available with an espresso wood frame.
Minimal White Folding Chairs: Need a set of affordable folding chairs, but want to keep your interior style in check? These minimalist white folding chairs are up to the task! This set of 4 folding chairs offers an open back design, solid beechwood construction, and contemporary styling. Great for both everyday use and special events.
Woven Folding Chair Set: Or perhaps you prefer a more natural appeal. If that’s the case, then this woven folding set may be for you. Its natural rattan skin has been woven into a diamond pattern and stretched over a strong bamboo frame to create a display of natural and sustainable style. Comes in a set of 2.
Bamboo Folding Chair: Another bamboo option, but this time with an open back. Great to keep cool on warm days and incorporate some nature-inspired style into your home or event decor. Available as a single chair or in packs of 2 or 4.
Cane Back Folding Chair: Add some extra comfort to your folding chair by ensuring it has a padded seat cushion, like this cane back chair. This french-inspired folding chair won’t disappoint with its solid wood frame, padded seat, and included warranty. Available in two wood finishes: Fruitwood or Cherry (shown).
Padded Folding Chairs: These padded chairs have a more rustic appeal thanks to their wood frame displaying multiple tones. The padded vinyl seat is removable for easy cleaning and replacement. Plus, this chair is available in multiple wood finishes.
Plastic Rattan Folding Chairs: A bit of rattan will lend your folding chairs both style and comfort. This duo is rated for both indoor and outdoor use, comes assembled, and features protective floor caps to prevent scuffing of floors.
Farmhouse Folding Chairs: The mix of metal and wood give this set a rustic charm that isn’t found in your everyday folding chairs. So if you’re craving a portable chair that displays chic Farmhouse style, then this set should definitely make your shortlist.
Colored Metal Folding Chair: The affordable pop of color that every small space needs. Whether you need a few coral chairs for a sweet sixteen or a couple of turquoise chairs to make your eat-in kitchen feel fresh and vibrant, this set of chairs has your covered. Available in multiple bold colors.
Folding Chair and Table Set: If you hate matching a table to chairs, then give this set a whirl. Not only is this folding table and chairs space-conscious, but it also offers padded seats for extra comfort and easy lock legs. The ideal set to use for everything from accommodating kids on Thanksgiving to casual game nights with friends.
All Fabric Folding Chair: Folding chairs don’t just have to be for dining or extra seating—they can be a comfortable focal point for the living room too. This folding fabric chair not only offers a quarter-fold design that makes it great to sit, lounge, or lay, but it also has a chic grey coloring that will add a burst of contemporary freshness to any apartment, dorm, or family room.
Large Folding Chair: A comfortable folding chair that takes on a Mid-Century Modern vibe with its soft shape and splayed wooden legs. A great choice for compact spare bedrooms or home offices since this chair folds out into a single bed, making it ideal for accommodating the occasional guest. Also available in Blue, Moonlight, or Yellow.
Sculptural Folding Chair: Taking a stunning sculptural approach, the Rising Chair takes the idea of a folding chair to a whole other level. This sculptural chair combines functionality and art by going from a flat board to an organic shaped seat within a few seconds. A must-have for those who crave extraordinary decor that is sure to wow. Available in multiple wood finishes.
Folding Cushioned Arm Chair: Even an armchair can benefit from folding capabilities. This option easily transforms from a chair to a sleeper. Encouraging Review: “I prefer a very firm/hard mattress for sleep and this one is wonderful. Having very limited living space, I really like the versatility of having this bed and chair combination. It’s a nice minimalist design and I appreciate the strength and quality of the linen fabric. The initial assembly was very quick and painless. Overall, the materials and construction are simple but very sturdy and I feel that this has been a good investment that will stand up to many years of use.”
Folding Swivel Chair: A swiveling folding chair that you don’t want to miss! That’s right, a chair that folds and swivels. This rarity also has reclining functionality, which makes it extra comfortable for activities like gaming, watching TV, and reading. Fantastic for both kids and adults.
Folding Gaming Chair: You’ll never struggle to find the right reclining angle with this folding floor chair that offers 14 positions. It’s a convenient seating option that is suitable for the bedroom, living room, or anywhere that could use a fun and versatile seating option.
White Folding Massage Chair: When you combine a folding chair with self-care, you don’t just get a fun rhyme, but an affordable massaging chair. Work out tension and kinks after a hard day by taking a seat in this chair that offers removable cushions, an extendable leg rest, ergonomic armrests, and generous padding. Not to mention, this chair reclines all the way back to a laying position for optimal relaxation.
Folding Double Chair for Floor: Another folding chair that keeps it close to the floor. This piece folds out to create a double bed that is amazing for everything from weekends lounging in the living room to kid’s sleepover parties. Also available in Beige.
Foldable Meditation Chair: Find your zen with this folding meditation chair. Unlike most traditional meditation pillows, this folding seat offers back support that will help keep you both upright and comfortable in seated floor positions. Not into meditation? This option is also good for everyday lounging or gaming.
Folding Office Chair on Wheels: If you have a small home office or multipurpose meeting room, then this folding chair could be the solution you’ve been looking for. It folds down to easily store under a desk or in a closet. Or, this two-pack also stacks on top of each other. Available in Black or Titanium (shown).
Wooden Folding High Chair: Even the tiniest of humans could use a stylish folding chair. This wooden high chair is not just a sleek and versatile option with its wood finish, but its folding capabilities make it easy to store when not in use. It has an adjustable height, a tray that turns 180 degrees, and it can accommodate up to 77 pounds.
Dark Grey Moon Chair: This foldable saucer chair is a textural delight with its corduroy upholstery. Kids and adults alike will love it for both its fun shape and comfort. Also available in Navy and Black.
Fur Folding Chair: Take a moon chair’s comfort one step further by getting one with faux fur upholstery. Not only does it have a fun and unique look, but it feels extra soft! A great seating solution for a dorm, bedroom, or any other space that could use seating that offers a youthful vibe.
Folding Butterfly Chair: Spread your design wings and make your interior extra unique with a folding butterfly chair. This distinctive chair features 100% polyester, which beautifully mimics real leather and it is available in multiple colors.
Kids Folding Lounge Chair: Give your kids a space of their own to lay back and relax with this folding lounge chair. It not only offers multiple positions that will provide supreme comfort for playtime, gaming, and reading, but it is also available in Navy or Dark Brown.
Folding Sofa Chair: If you don’t have an abundance of space but still want to sneak in a guest bed, check out this folding sofa chair. It is basically a mini futon that easily folds down to accommodate guests. It has sleek metal legs and forest green upholstery. But if green isn’t for you, there is no need to fret. It is also available in Light Grey.
Folding Sleeper Chair: This 4-in-1 offers an ottoman, chair, lounger, and bed. Talk about a great piece of multipurpose furniture! Its contemporary style will meld with most living rooms, while its unique design will have everyone wondering where you got such a cool multipurpose chair.
Velvet Folding Chair with Storage: A dash of storage, luxe velvet upholstery, and serene blue coloring are just a few tidbits this folding chair has to offer. A fabulous add to an office that needs a pop of color or a great piece for a kids room that could use some storage and seating. Also available in Pink or Grey.
Wood Folding Bench: Folding chairs aren’t just invaluable for inside your home, but outdoors too. Check this acacia bench out, for example. If you experience harsh winters or simply don’t want your outdoor furniture constantly exposed to the elements, then this rustic bench can easily be folded down for storage. However, this find is so stylish that it would also look divine indoors in a Farmhouse entryway or sunroom.
Folding Chair with Umbrella: Sometimes all you need is a little vitamin nature to relax. And these folding chairs can help you do that in both comfort and style. They offer a removable umbrella that offers 50 UPF sun protection, pockets for both drinks and snacks, and even an extendable footrest so you can recline.
Red Folding Lawn Chair Set: A more basic option, but certainly one that will add some flair with color. This red duo is lightweight and portable, great for toting everywhere to the beach, kids’ soccer games, or simply around the backyard. Want a more coastal vibe? Try these chairs in Beige, Navy, or Teal. Better yet, mix and match!
Contemporary Folding Camping Chair: Relax outdoors with a reclining camping chair. Its contemporary design is sure to keep your outdoor decor fresh, while its quality aluminum frame ensures that it is not only lightweight, but it will last many outdoor seasons.
Solid Wood Folding Adirondack Chair: Whether you need seating for the cottage or just want to capture some of that lakeside serenity, an Adirondack chair is a comfortable classic. This one is extra appealing with its folding feature, so even if you don’t have enough room to keep the chair out full-time, you can still enjoy it when needed.
Rattan Folding Chair with Carrying Handle: A lot of comfort and features are packed into these rattan folding chairs. They have natural woven rattan, a fold-up frame, and a carrying handle that makes them extra easy to tote around. Enjoy this seating everywhere from on the porch to the beach.
Folding Deck Chair: Another woven option that has tons of appeal. This folding chair keeps things sleek and stylish with its skillfully finished teak frame and rattan weave seat, plus it boasts being both lightweight and collapsible.
Folding Teak Recliner Chair: An outdoor option that is begging for some lounging time in the sun. Even though this chair is already highly comfortable with its reclining back, curved seat, and smooth teak wood, you can pair it with the matching ottoman to get extra comfy.
Outdoor Folding Lounge Chair: Relax by the pool with a folding lounge chair that is all about comfort. Its curved eucalyptus wood frame and channel-tufted cushion will cradle your body as you catch some sun, stargaze, or nap with nature. Also available in White.
Folding Sling Chair: This folding chair may have been designed in 1954, but it hasn’t aged a bit. With its sling fabric seat, neck pillow, and adjustability, this stunner has impeccable style and comfort that any indoor or outdoor space will greatly benefit from.
Luxury Folding Sun Lounger: Sometimes less is more and that is definitely the case with the Nozib Sun Lounger. This minimalist teak chair would look wonderful on a dock, patio, or deck.
Wooden Folding Outdoor Chair: A low folding chair that is primed for entertaining friends in the backyard or a romantic getaway to a cabin. Encouraging Review: “These chairs are great quality and look great. They are nearly identical to the brand name chairs from C&B but much more affordable! These are all wood, and are very comfortable despite no cushion. Good for outdoors, however I prefer to keep it covered with a waterproof cover. Great buy.”
Folding Pool Chair with Slide Out Table: This wood pool chair is neutral enough for almost any style of outdoor decor. The slots allow for easy drainage that contributes to its fast drying time, making it perfect for places that receive a lot of rain. Plus, it also has wheels that make it easy to maneuver around and a slide-out table that will hold everything from drinks to books.
Outdoor Folding Rocker with Footrest: This chair rocks! It has a slide-out footrest, adjustable backrest, a stunning wood finish, and rocker bars. No one will know this is a folding option unless you tell them. Built for outdoor use, but certainly sleek enough to integrate with indoor decor as well
Wood Folding Bistro Chairs: A smaller slatted wood option. Folding bistro chairs like these are great for small patios or balconies. After all, just because your outdoor space is small doesn’t mean it can’t have big style!
Folding Metal Bistro Chairs: And if you prefer metal over wood, then these bistro chairs are a fantastic option. They not only have a sturdy iron construction, but they are also reclinable and stackable. For such a small and affordable chair set, they sure do have a lot going for them
Folding Stools and Bar Table: A full outdoor set that includes not only 4 bar stools, but the table as well. However, if you look closely, this isn’t your regular table and chair set. The stools are attached to the table, so when you fold everything up it collapses together into a singular compact unit. Constructed from black iron.
Wood Frame Folding Director Chair: Light, camera, action! This director’s chair is ready for relaxing on the sun porch or hanging out with friends. It is crafted from Oak and comes in 8 colors and 3 finishes. Encouraging Review: “Easy to set up and so comfortable! They look even better than I thought they would!”
Backless Folding Chair: And finally, we had to squeak this backless option in. Whether used as a small portable table or a seat, it is sure to impress with its unique slatted teak build and stunning natural finish. If you get a luxurious vibe from this find, we aren’t surprised. After all, designer Jens Quistgaard found inspiration for this piece from the chairs of the Roman Empire.
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