When it comes to convenient seating, few options match these butterfly chairs while still offering genuine comfort. Most can be folded up and tucked away when not in use, while others are handsome enough that you’ll proudly leave them out at all times.
6. DormCo Overfilled Ultra Padded
This DormCo Overfilled Ultra Padded is, frankly speaking, not a goodb-looking piece of furniture. But once you sink down into its soft cushioning and feel the embrace of that thick, plush exterior, you won’t care much about looks anyway.
- weighs just 13 pounds
- folds down or sets up in seconds
- seams tear over time
5. Plow & Hearth Butterfly Sling
The Plow & Hearth Butterfly Sling makes a handsome addition to the corner of your den or pulled up to the coffee table in an office or lobby. Its bronzed, faux-antique frame and braided seams add a luxurious feel that belie the seat’s moderate price.
- natural leather ages well
- front scoop too narrow for some
- involved assembly process
4. Mainstays Butterfly
The Mainstays Butterfly is a great choice for additional seating in a dorm room or for a child’s bedroom. While adults might find these bright and overstuffed chairs a bit juvenile in appearance, younger folks will love both the look and feel.
- microsuede fabric seat
- great low price point
- lower weight limit than most chairs
3. Alite Designs Monarch Chair
With the Alite Designs Monarch Chair, you can set up a comfortable seat almost anywhere. It weighs less than two pounds, making it a perfect camping seat, yet it can safely support someone who weighs as much as 250 pounds. The nylon fabric is tear-resistant.
- stuff sack included
- breathable fabric good for hot days
- requires use of legs for balance
2. Artncraft Leather
This Artncraft Leather chair is a refined, masculine seat perfect for the home or office. Its frame is made from slender, but sturdy, tubular iron, and the leather arrives with a handsome aged look. With occasional care, the chair will last for decades.
- inspired by 19th century design
- supports adults of almost any size
- easy assembly required
1. Algoma 4053-00
The Algoma 4053-00 is a unique chair in that it’s handsome and durable enough for daily use as a regular part of your living room furniture, but folds up easily for storage in a closet or under a bed when not needed. It’s also lightweight enough for easy portability.
- available in several colors
- corrosion-resistant frame
- washable canvas fabric