Remodelista Reconnaissance: A Cane-Back Rocker in a Designer’s Summer Bedroom


Consistent with this week’s Summer time from the Archives difficulty, we’re diving (again) into a favourite Remodelista story to excavate the supply of 1 specific element. The venture? A Colonial Home in Bellport with Unusual Fashion from French Designer C. S. Valentin. The element? A light-weight cane rocking chair within the nook of a bed room.

Learn on:

The Sighting

the cane chair in question is in a guest room in designer c.s. valentin
Above: The cane chair in query is in a visitor room in designer C.S. Valentin’s Bellport home. We’re drawn to its minimal traces and visible lightness (thanks, partially, to the caned again). Styling by Alexa Hotz and images by Jonathan Hökklo for Remodelista.

The Supply

some sleuthing revealed the chair to be ikea
Above: Some sleuthing revealed the chair to be Ikea’s Grönadal. The dangerous information? It’s been discontinued since our story on Valentin’s place first went stay. And whereas it’s exhausting to seek out an precise lookalike, the excellent news is analogous rocker kinds may be discovered all around the web. For instance…
this black cane rocking chair has a slightly sturdier frame but a similar caned 11
Above: This Black Cane Rocking Chair has a barely sturdier body however an identical caned seat and again. It’s at the moment on sale for $356 from Joss & Primary.

and the south shore balka rocking chair has similar thin black metal legs to ik 12
Above: And the South Shore Balka Rocking Chair has comparable skinny black steel legs to Ikea’s model and a curved, hand-woven rattan physique. It’s $334.99 from Goal and likewise accessible from Wayfair, the place it’s at the moment on sale for $242.18.

N.B.: With just a little digging, you can even discover Ikea’s Grönadal on the market, on secondhand websites like OfferUp.

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