Norman Bentwood Chair


Norman Bentwood Chair

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  • Norman Bentwood Chair

    The Norman Bentwood Chair by Inmod is a highly accurate reproduction of Norman Cherner's timeless iconic dining chair. Available exclusively at Inmod, this replica offers premium quality construction, durability and both ready-to-ship and custom American wood veneer options.
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    • Simple, organic design strikes perfect balance between function and style
    • Accurate reproduction of Norman Cherner's iconic 1958 design
    • Quality-crafted from layered bentwood with veneer for surpassing strength and durability
    • Distinctively carved back adds retro style while keeping you supported
    • Slightly curved seat for enhanced comfort
    • 7-ply plywood legs are designed for optimal stability
    • Suitable for use in the dining room or as extra seating in other rooms
    • Available in a variety of veneer and finish combinations
    • Customizable design accommodates your taste and complements your decor


    Seat Height17.5"
    Warranty2 Year Limited Warranty
    What's Included(1) Norman Bentwood Chair
    Sold in pairs. Price shown is for one.
    Shipping MethodSmall Parcel (UPS / FedEx)
    AssemblySome Assembly Required; Hardware and Instructions Included

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    Norman Bentwood Chair

    Norman Bentwood Chair

    The Norman Bentwood Chair is a reproduction of the 1958 icon, designed by Norman Cherner, and is widely known and admired for its organic look. Utilizing plywood molding technology, this chair was innovative when originally designed and still admired today. It is found in design collections throughout the world, including the Vitra Design Museum.

    The Norman Bentwood Chair adds a retro-inspired look to any space, offering undeniable charm and style. These chairs also work great around your dining table. The Norman Bentwood Chair is strong but lightweight making it convenient too. Its quality allows this chair to be passed down from one generation to the next.

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    Product Reviews: Norman Bentwood Chair

    Review Summary
    31 Reviews
    68% (21)
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    97% Recommend this product (30 of 31 responses)
    By Katie
    Northridge, CA
    Stylish and comfortable
    December 11, 2017
    I purchased 6 of these chairs in American Walnut and they are beautiful. And surprisingly comfortable! I paired them with the Ragnarok Dining Table and I couldn't be happier!!! The chairs were very well packaged and arrived in perfect condition.
    By Stephen
    Brooklyn, NY
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    August 26, 2020
    Cool chairs. Not bad for the price. They do have a vintage look. I chose them mostly for the color but I'm liking the back more and more each time I see them.
    By Vrajesh
    New York, NY
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    July 23, 2020
    This design is famous for being one of the first of its kind using bentwood. I love having good repros of originals. It's crazy how it stood the test of time. I would have preferred a come down in the price for $150 or less, but i will say the build is better than decent quality.
    By Emma
    Bryn Mawr, PA
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    June 26, 2020
    Much nicer in the walnut than in the oak. Color is warm and rich. Excellent chairs!
    By Amany
    Birmingham, AL
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    June 26, 2020
    Cool shape and wood texture. Nice choice for a modern dining room.
    By Tracy
    Chattahoochee Hills, GA
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    May 26, 2020
    They are so cool looking! Minimalist perfection. Good chairs for the look I wanted and for a good price too.
    By Dennis
    Gardnerville, NV
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    May 21, 2020
    Love the shape of the seats. They look sharp in my dining room!
    By David
    San Francisco, CA
    Review for Norman Bentwood Chair
    April 5, 2020
    Awesome design! They are much better than plain old wood chairs. I'm digging the shape of the back even more now. They got here a day earlier than expected too.
    By James
    Auburn, AL
    style and price
    February 26, 2020
    I love the finish especially the grain on them, its noticable. They don't look cheap in person even though the wood is thin. I'm happy with the price, it was a great deal.
    By Katie
    Columbus, OH
    brand new repros are better than potential fakes
    January 28, 2020
    Excellent reproduction of the original from the 1950s! They were selling only 2 of these chairs in an antique store and I am almost certain they weren't from the designer himself, they simply looked as if they werent taken care of by whoever owned them beforehand. It is much better to have purchased a complete set of new repros over a couple of "possible" originals.
    By Robin
    Patterson, NJ
    January 28, 2020
    Retro style, fair price.
    By Howard
    Los Angeles, CA
    great buying experience
    January 12, 2020
    Happy they had the american walnut / natural in-stock! Such an easy experience buying from here, no fuss whatsoever
    By Louise
    San Jose, CA
    blog find!
    January 1, 2020
    A great blog I follow linked me to these chairs! SOOOO HAPPY WITH THEM! Thanks!
    By Vivian L.
    Haskell, NJ
    wood / padding
    January 1, 2020
    All wood LOOKS really nice, but cushioning would have went a long way...
    By Alan
    Palm Springs, CA
    December 12, 2019
    IS THIS THE ORIGINAL?!? Bang up job with the reproduction, this site never fails when it comes to excellent classic mid-century mod furniture designs - glad they are here and gracing my dining table!
    By Rosita
    Miami, FL
    saw them first, ordered them next, happy with the result!
    February 6, 2019
    I actually saw a similar version of these chairs in a bar / restaurant and i just knew they would be perfect with my dining table - turns out, I WAS RIGHT! They rock! So glad they were on the site
    By June
    Bourbonnais, IL
    they fit exceptionally well
    January 10, 2019
    Organic and natural looking, they keep the flow of a very zen-like atmosphere throughout the entirety of my home, i'm happy to have them
    By James
    Washington, DC
    January 10, 2019
    Design is exceptional but would have preferred in a deeper, dark brown to match my dining room table
    By Chris
    Hastings, MN
    dynamic dining room
    July 25, 2018
    These chairs were so easy to place in my home! The finish matched everything perfectly and the design sets it a part from some of the boxy, rectangular furnishings I have, it gives the space a more dynamic look and feel
    By Carol
    Virginia Beach, VA
    May 21, 2018
    Very sturdy design, love the curvature on the legs, wood keeps them stable and prevents them from moving around
    By Kitty
    New York, NY
    great choice - a++ reproduction
    March 5, 2018
    Unabashedly the best reproduction of this design out there for the cost - happy i went with inmod
    By sarita
    Malibu, CA
    what i wanted
    March 5, 2018
    These are good chairs for the price but could have arrived faster
    Prosgood quality nice finish affordable
    Consspecial order ship time
    By Avron
    Newton, MA
    February 12, 2018
    Overjoyed to finally have my bentwood chairs! I've been looking forward to receiving them since my order and I couldn't be more impressed and proud of how flawless they look and how smoothly my shopping experience was! Fantastic from start to finish! THANK YOU!!
    By Michelle
    Los Angeles, CA
    These chairs are lovely!
    December 22, 2017
    I was deciding between these chairs and the plywood lounge chairs, i chose these because of the shape of the back and legs, they are sleek with a more feminine shape about them, the form sort of resembles an hour glass, i made the right choice because it fits much better with the dining table i bought afterwards!
    By JoAnn
    Hartland, WI
    December 9, 2017
    Thrilled I ordered from here for this classic bentwood, the reproduction is outstanding, I couldn't have asked for better - looks like the original
    By Marcy
    Boca Raton, FL
    fabulous design
    December 9, 2017
    It was definitely worth the wait as these are the exact chairs I wanted for my dining room but the time it took for the custom design to ship was longer than i wanted it to be
    By Gaby
    Sanford, FL
    August 4, 2017
    Another great item from here! You always carry the best stuff, thank you again!
    By Reggie
    New York, NY
    May 31, 2017
    I had no idea molded plywood would feel this comfortable! I ordered 6 of these for our dining room set and I couldn't be happier with my decision. Thank you for making the process very easy as well!
    By Ian
    Houston, TX
    Perfect perfect perfect
    May 11, 2017
    My husband and I could not agree on dining chairs and we were going crazy. These chairs are beautifully made and so affordable.
    ProsAwesome price and really well made. Will be back!
    By Donnie
    Memphis, TN
    Bentwood chair
    April 30, 2017
    I had been in the market for new chairs and I wasn't wanting something upholstered. I couldn't believe how hard it was to find! I came across Inmod and found my chairs! They arrived in perfect condition and they are the perfect compliment to my dining table.
    ProsSturdy chairs. Great finish. Great price.

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    Questions & Answers

    3 Questions & 3 Answers
    from Rockville, md asked:
    April 11, 2017
    what weight is this designed to carry. My husband's 210 pounds and I want to know it this is a reasonable choice for a chair that will be used daily and often.
    1 Answer
    The Norman Bentwood Chair is rated for use up to 250 lbs.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on April 11, 2017

    from Ny asked:
    January 3, 2017
    Is this stackable?
    1 Answer
    The Norman Bentwood Chairs are not stackable.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on January 3, 2017

    from Lake Geneva, Wi asked:
    September 24, 2016
    Where is this chair made? What is the approximate weight, if available. Thanks
    1 Answer
    Our Norman Bentwood chair is made in a state of the art facility in China. It is handmade by artisans and we use only the finest materials using sourced North American hardwood veneers.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on September 24, 2016

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