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Iconic Design 6 Of The Best Hairpin Legs

Posted on Jul 28, 2017 by

The hairpin leg was invented in 1941. Reducing material costs it defined wartime design. But the quirky yet sturdy steel form is just as popular in modern homes.

Brunel bed with oak headboard, £549, bench with shelf, £468, five drawer chest, £599, Heals

The Brunel collection designed by Rob Scarlett for Heals is a smart range of hairpin leg furniture

The Brunel collection designed by Rob Scarlett for Heals is a smart range of hairpin leg furniture
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Harald 700 in Old Gold, €150, Prettypegs

A twist on the classic mid-century modern hairpin this contemporary design features a carefully stitched leather sock to protect the floor

A twist on the classic mid-century modern hairpin this contemporary design features a carefully stitched leather sock to protect the floor
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Hairpin stool with natural wood seat in teal, from £39, Cult Furniture

With steel legs and Elm wood seat, this Hairpin Stool is available in various colourways

With steel legs and Elm wood seat, this Hairpin Stool is available in various colourways
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Castella bench in Mustard by Adolfo Abejon, £700, Beut

Side table, bench or coffee table, you decide with the Castella collection from Adolfo Abejòn

Side table, bench or coffee table, you decide with the Castella collection from Adolfo Abejòn
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Kyoto dining chair, £149 for a set of two, Swoon Editions

Striking hairpin legs and an angular backrest give the Kyoto Dining Chair an elegant industrial edge

Striking hairpin legs and an angular backrest give the Kyoto Dining Chair an elegant industrial edge
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Pointillee media unit in ash and grey, £299, MADE.com

Made with ash veneered wood and metal tube legs, Pointillee is available as either a sideboard, cabinet or media unit

Made with ash veneered wood and metal tube legs, Pointillee is available as either a sideboard, cabinet or media unit
Image courtesy of MADE.com

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