Six rooms that know how to style a ’20s cocktail chair

Designed with style and relaxation in mind, the cocktail chair is the perfect combination of form and fabric to add that missing piece of design magic to any room. From Mad Men-style dens to plush art deco lounges, their twenties style will have you sitting pretty with a palette of chic shades and luxe fabrics that scream retro sophistication.

Sketch, London

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With a matchy matchy palette of blush tones and mood lighting, Sketch in London knows a thing or two about working a cocktail chair. Opting for a curvy rounded silhouette, the feminine shaping and pink velvet are balanced with cool copper table lamps, art deco tiling and wall-to-wall modern art.

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Alna 2 Seater Sofa, Pink | Jazz Bar Table, Copper | Roma Chair, Salmon Pink

Song Qi, Monaco

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Style meets excess at the Song Qi restaurant in Monaco with gilded walls, rich velvet chairs and geometric monochrome floors. Using an art deco-inspired palette of rich greens and gold, the olive undertones bring a sense of tranquility to the space - perfect for a dining room.

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Annabelle Italian Velvet 3 Seater Sofa, Pistachio | Douglas Love Seat, Olive green | Avantis Table, Set of Two, Gold/White

Haymarket by Scandic, Stockholm

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The Haymarket Hotel by Scandic invites you to step back in time. The historic building, where Greta Garbo worked, celebrates the opulence of the twenties and its original features have been carefully preserved. Combining modern features with a cinematic art deco feel, the interior is both striking and nostalgic, with punchy shades of purple and brave patterns really evoking the decadence of the era.
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Velvet Accent Chair, Purple | Selma Bench , Burgundy Red | Mandarin Chair, Purple

Evergreen Residence, Washington

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Designed by Kelly Wearstler, this imaginative home has an artstic perspective, drawing together cubist furniture and paneling in a soft shade of pistachio green with a handcrafted brass spiral staircase. The idea, Wearstler says is to punctuate a décor with items that 'blend seamlessly to create a never boring, and always daring, marriage of comfort and beauty.'

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Dean Chair, Green | Savannah Side Table | Chesterfield 3 Seater Sofa, Olive Green

The Athenaeum Hotel, London

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Nestled in the heart of Mayfair, The Athenaeum Hotel is iconic. With famous guests like Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne and Steven Spielberg, the building has recently seen a redesign by design studio Kinnersley Kent. Bringing a warm, subtle glamour, Kinnersley Kent work orange cocktail chairs with a mix of rich woods and gold finishes, maintaining the 'art decor spirit' and modernist style of the 1930s building.

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Vibrant Accent Chair, Orange | Portobello 2 Seater Sofa, Yellow | Circle Side Table, Gold

Austin Apartment, Texas

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Another design by Kelly Wearstler, this Austin apartment works with a soft palette and sumptuous texture to give an avant-garde feel to the space. Bright and expressive, the custom-made sofa is paired with geometric prints and abstract art, while a shade of sky blue elevates the entire interior.
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Roma Chair, Grey | Roma Chair, Powder Blue | Lorde Round Metal Side Table, Gold | Shell Chair, Grey

[Image Credits: House & Home; Kelly Wearstler; Kinnersley Kent Design; Scandic Hotels; The Decorista]

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