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Our favourite pieces of 1970s furniture

When it comes to creating interiors with a fusion of gorgeous pieces and complementary periods, we’re absolute experts!

If you’re anywhere near as passionate about classically cool retro pieces as we are, then you’ll know that we’re the people to come to for star items that transform your home from a modest retreat into a place that has you sprinting from your desk when 5 o’clock rolls around.

To help get you inspired, we’ve chosen five of our favourite 1970s retro furniture finds that are sure to add fun and flair to any room.

CASSINA Maralunga Sofa

CASSINA Maralunga Sofa - 3 Seat

One of Vico Magistretti’s most iconic creations, The Maralunga is a classic example of 70s furniture design. With its instantly recognisable adjustable back rests, this stunning sofa oozes contemporary style without compromising on comfort. And for the complete 70s look, there’s also a two-seater, an armchair and an ottoman.

FRITZ HANSEN Dot Stackable Stool

FRITZ HANSEN Dot Stackable Stool

If you’re looking to add some instant 70s charm to your room, you can’t go wrong with some seriously quirky Dot Stools. Originally designed by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen in 1953, a four-legged version was released in 1970 and quickly became a must-have piece, combining colour and charisma with function and practicality.

CASSINA Cab Chair

CASSINA Cab Chair

Designed by Mario Bellini in 1977, the Cab Chair is a real 70s classic, underlined by its inclusion in the Design Collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Comprising a flexible enameled steel frame and covered with a ‘skin’ of saddle leather, the Cab Chair has everything you need - style, comfort and durability.

KARTELL Fly Pendant Light

KARTELL Fly Pendant Light

Although not technically a 70s design, the Fly Light is heavily inspired by the era. Designed by Ferruccio Laviani, the transparent methacrylate light comes in all the colours of the rainbow and provides a focal point for any room.

VITRA Amoebe Chair

VITRA Amoebe Chair

As far as striking pieces go, they don’t come much better than the Amoebe Chair! Cool, quirky and surprisingly comfortable, this iconic piece is a perfect example of close-to-the-floor lounge furniture that embodies the spirit of early-70s design.

Are you a fan of 1970s furniture? We’d love to see how you’ve worked your favourite items into your interiors.

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