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15 Rocking Chairs That Totally Rock

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If you’re like most people, the words “rocking chair” probably conjure up images of an old wooden porch chair with a grandmother not too far off in the distance. The stereotype couldn’t be further from truth with this collection of modern rockers, sure to please even the most radical modernist.

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  • Royal Bird Rocking Chair 1 of 15
    Royal Bird Rocking Chair
    A perfect nursery room rocker handmade using recycled wood.
  • Cradle Rocking Chair 2 of 15
    Cradle Rocking Chair
    This rocker offers a perfect spot to curl up and forget about your worries of the day.
  • Sway Rocking Chair 3 of 15
    Sway Rocking Chair
    A rocking chair big enough for two.
  • Relaxer by Verner Panton 4 of 15
    Relaxer by Verner Panton
    An iconic rocker originally designed in 1974 by Verner Panton.
  • Kola Rocking Chair 5 of 15
    Kola Rocking Chair
    Winner of the prestigious GOOD DESIGN award, the seat of this rocker is created from 100% recycled polyester.
  • Letzi Rocker 6 of 15
    Letzi Rocker
    A modern rocker designed by Martin Fischer and Daniel Gafner.
  • Pelicano Rocking Chair 7 of 15
    Pelicano Rocking Chair
    This beautiful rocker was the last creation of the French designer Michel Arnoult, one of the fathers of Ready-To-Assemble furniture and flat packaging in 1950s.
  • Mademoiselle Rocking Chair 8 of 15
    Mademoiselle Rocking Chair
    A playful rocker from Artek that was originally designed in 1956.
  • Wishbone Rocking Chair 9 of 15
    Wishbone Rocking Chair
    Designer Toby Howes came up with the idea for this walnut & maple rocker while playing with pipe cleaners.
  • SP210 Rocking Chair by Shawn Place 10 of 15
    SP210 Rocking Chair by Shawn Place
    Each piece of this eco-friendly rocker is hand-built by Canadian designer/craftsman Shawn Place.
  • Reel Rocker 11 of 15
    Reel Rocker
    This rocking chair is made from the giant wooden wheels and other industrial scraps. The discs are held together with hemp rope, creating a flexible seat that forms to the sitter's body. It has three different positions: forward, leaning back and lounging. The stops can also be removed for freestyle rocking.
  • Kids-Rock 12 of 15
    Kids-Rock
    A child-size rocking chair made of a solid oak frame with a rubber seat available in yellow, pink, blue, lime green and tomato.
  • Gaivota Rocking Chair 13 of 15
    Gaivota Rocking Chair
    This rocker by Brazilian designer Reno Bonzon has been the recipient of countless awards.
  • Rocker Side Chair 14 of 15
    Rocker Side Chair
    A design classic that works well in any setting.
  • Hi Ho Rocking Horse 15 of 15
    Hi Ho Rocking Horse
    This fun yet stylish take on the traditional child's rocking horse is made for grown-ups.

 

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