Design classic (5) – Safari chair

So following on from glamping earlier in the week, I thought today I’d take a look at the single most emotive item of all time in respect of glamping furnishings (for me, anyway): the safari chair.  I flipping love these chairs.


For one, they make me think of Robert Redford:


For two, they are just the perfect mic of vintage exotic and functional.  And, you know what, I just really want to jump into Out of Africa…

Anyway, so here are my picks of interiors (and exteriors) featuring them.  I’ve also included a few Director’s Chairs, as they have a similar vibe:

(credits: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 )

And here’s my guide to the perfect safari glamping design experience!

( 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 )

What do you reckon?  Fancy a trip to Africa / Nepal?!


  1. mydesignchic says:

    I do now…loving all of the images and the safari chair is fabulous – would love a pair of those!! Isn’t the IKEA woven stool amazing for the price?! Happy Sunday ~

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