Furniture With Hairpin Legs: Hairpin legs were created by inventor Henry P. Glass and industrial designer Russel Wright in 1941. The design only required a minimum amount of steel which was just as well because, during WWII, materials were scarce. The hairpin legs look like hairpins, hence the name. The legs are sturdy and stylish, which is what good design is all about. Mid-Century Modern furniture incorporated hairpin legs which is why the style has a retro vibe. I’ve picked out my favourite furniture with hairpin legs to share with you. The round-up includes dining tables, seating, units, side tables, nesting tables, a TV stand and more.
My Favourite Furniture With Hairpin Legs
Furniture With Hairpin Legs Selection
Brunel Dining Table and Bench: The featured image shows the hairpin leg dining table, bench and stool from the Brunel collection designed by Rob Scarlett. Each item has been made from solid American oak paired with black hairpin legs. The rectangle dining table is £659, the square dining table is £399, the bench is £329, and the stool is £99 from Heal’s.
Austin Grey Studded Bench: Sleek and stylish grey upholstered bench with button back detailing and metal hairpin legs. The price is £359 (sale) from Oak Furniture Superstore.
Miles Oak Bookcase: Large storage unit with four open shelving for books and ornaments plus a cupboard and three soft-close drawers. The sturdy hairpin legs are a lovely feature. Buy it for £709 (sale) from Oak Furniture Superstore.
Marvin Nesting Tables: Pair of rustic style fir wood stacking tables with hairpin legs. These can be used in the living room or as bedside cabinets. The price is £135 from Perch & Parrow.
Brunel Kingsize Bed: Dreamy dark-stained oak headboard and bed frame with hairpin legs. The bed is part of the Brunel collection at Heal’s designed by Rob Scarlett as mentioned earlier. The kingsize bed is £699 from Heal’s.
Hairpin Console Table: The mango wood console table with industrial hairpin legs is suitable for the hallway. It costs £355 from Smithers of Stamford (product code: BB-HLCT3).
Hairpin Low Bookcase: Wood and American oak veneer unit with beautiful steel hairpin legs. Use it to display books, as a plant stand or a storage unit for folders in your home office. The price is £299 from John Lewis & Partners (product code: 81603702).
Ukan Bedside Table: Blue frame bedside unit with one dark stain oak drawer. The black hairpin legs make this piece look utterly adorable. The price is £129 from Made.com UK (product code: STBUKA003BLU-UK).
Acacia Wood Coffee Table: Interesting bohemian style coffee table made from dark acacia wood with black and white chevron trim. The round tabletop is supported by hairpin legs that intersect for balance. The price is £540 from Olivia’s.
Tyler Round Dining Table: The cute circular dining table is made from ash with black metal hairpin legs. It is designed to seat four people, so it is perfect for a small apartment. The price is £195 from Habitat (product code: 1788394).
Norfort Extendable Dining Table: Statement black ash wood and veneer dining table with metal hairpin legs. Choose from two sizes, and both can be extended to accommodate a large family or guests. The price is £500-679.20 (sale) from Cuckooland.
Yellow Hairpin TV Stand: I love this TV stand; the idea is inventive, and the legs are modelled on the originals created by Henry P. Glass. The lemon-yellow hairpin legs are bright and will add a pop of colour to your living room. Red, black and raw steel options are available if you’d prefer. The price is £227 from JALG TV Stands DE (product code: RAL1018).
Where To Buy Furniture With Hairpin Legs
You can purchase the items mentioned in this article from the following online retailers:
Heal’s Affiliate Link: Heal’s
Oak Furniture Superstore Affiliate Link: Oak Furniture Superstore
Perch and Parrow Affiliate Link: Perch and Parrow
Smithers of Stamford Affiliate Link: Smithers of Stamford
John Lewis & Partners Affiliate Link: John Lewis & Partners
Made.com UK Affiliate Link: Made.com UK
Olivia’s Affiliate Link: Olivia’s
Habitat Affiliate Link: Habitat
Cuckooland Affiliate Link: Cuckooland
JALG TV Stands DE Affiliate Link: JALG TV Stands DE
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Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Heal’s, Oak Furniture Superstore, Perch and Parrow, Smithers of Stamford, John Lewis & Partners, Made.com UK, Olivia’s, Habitat, Cuckooland and JALG TV Stands DE. Disclosure: This feature includes the following affiliate partner links – Heal’s, Oak Furniture Superstore, Perch and Parrow, Smithers of Stamford, John Lewis & Partners, Made.com UK, Olivia’s, Habitat, Cuckooland and JALG TV Stands DE (if you click through from my website and purchase items from the affiliates, I will earn a small commission).
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