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Suffolk Dining Chair

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A closer look at Suffolk

Suffolk’s story started with an 18th-century dining chair, spotted in an antiques shop on a family holiday. Its ball-back design inspired our own, we’ve just updated its shape for those of us that want a more modern sense of comfort. Because it’s such a simple, low-key design, it’s good for wherever you want a relaxed or minimal feel. It’ll also add the warmth and texture of natural oak to your space.

Materials: oak

Oak, because it’ll look more than good in your home. You can expect the odd knot here and the odd change in wood grain there – which means no two chairs will ever look quite the same – but overall, it’s a well-balanced timber.

Finish

The oak is protected with IsoGuard®, our timber treatment oil. Think of it as a defence barrier, but one that you’d never know was there. IsoGuard® comes in a few finishes; for Suffolk, choose from Seasoned Oak (a subtle, silvered colour that matches the Suffolk dining table) or Natural Oak (a honey-toned shade that works well with the Chichester table).

Comfort and proportions

Most of us prefer to sit slightly reclined – it’s why many people swing back on their seats – so we designed Suffolk to lean back a little. Its back also curves, and there’s a dip in the seat too which you can make even more comfy by adding the matching cushion.

Design detail

It’s the little things that make a difference to how polished Suffolk feels. Like the proportional overhang on the seat, the legs that taper into the backrest, and the balanced size of the balls in its back – they sit proud of the cross pieces, but you’re not likely to feel them when you sit down.

Will it fit?
Will it fit? View our guide
  • Width :48cm
  • Depth :58cm
  • Height :93cm
  • Weight :9.50kg
  • Seat width :78cm
  • Seat depth :41.50cm
  • Seat height :46cm
  • Back rest height :48.50cm

This piece is made from natural timber, which will expand (slightly) and shrink (just a little) as it responds to the humidity and temperature in your room. We’ve used joinery techniques that’ll help to counteract this, but small changes in your piece are completely natural and to be expected. Just know that, in the very unlikely event that there’s a significant change to the structure, we’ll be here to help.

Taking care of your furniture

You want: easy-to-care-for pieces that you don’t need to tiptoe around. We’ve got: easy-to-read-through care guides that give you just that.

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Delivered to you, safe and sound

From our own, white-glove service for delivering larger pieces in the UK and Ireland, to our courier and international partners, rest assured that we’ve done everything we can to make sure your order gets to you on time and in one, perfect piece.

Delivery’s also entirely free if you’re in the UK and spend over £50 (or €100 in Ireland).

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No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, which is why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset.  And, you’ll also have 28 days to do so – just in case you need time to mull things over. 

How to return

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