Any modern male needs a fortress of solitude within their home where they can ruminate and gather their thoughts or, truth be told, play XBOX and watch action films. This area, henceforth known as the man cave, needs to be decked out with some seriously cool and comfortable seating for it to be enjoyed to its maximum potential….
….so, look no further than these 3 great examples of designer chairs, perfect for man caves of any size:
Womb Chair & Ottoman by Eero Saarinen:
Price $1500 Approx – Whilst there is no denying that this isn’t the most appropriately monikered chair for a man cave, there is one thing that can’t be denied and that is the level of comfort that this eye-catching luxury seat provide.
Designed by Finnish born designer Eero Saarinen, it is the perfect example of seating that allows you to hunker down and rack up some solid film watching / video game playing time. Ideal for modern man caves with a minimalist feel.
Ball Chair by Eero Aarnio
Price $1100 Approx – The ball chair is a design staple of contemporary homes and, dare I say, no man-cave would be complete without designer seating of this nature. Effortlessly stylish, undeniably cool and not altogether outrageously priced, this breath-taking Ball Chair from Eero Aarnio will definitely complete the look of your man-cave with some quite considerable aplomb.
When you consider that this style of chair was first conceived back in the mid-1960s, it is clear that Aarnio was considerably ahead of his time – and, almost certainly, was one of the pioneers of man-caves. As mentioned, comfort needs to be one of the prerequisites of any man’s fortress of solitude and the Ball Chair certainly doesn’t disappoint in this department with The New York Times once describing it, someone succinctly, as “the most comfortable chair”. Praise indeed.
Whilst color-coordination may seem like a concern more associated with a woman-cave, it is nevertheless reassuring that you will be able pick up your Ball Chair in a variety of different colors – including the obligatory jet-black for those who want a foreboding man-cave. If you’re after a splash of color, though, the red version above will certainly do the trick.
RAR Chair by Charles Eames
Price $350 Approx – Men like to rock, literally and metaphorically, which is why no man-cave is complete without a rocking chair of some description – enter this eye-catching number from American designer Charles Eames. It’s probably prudent to warn you that the rocking motion will inevitably send you to sleep so it’s probably not a good idea to put it in the “work-space” area of your man-cave.