You Totally Need These Hanging Chairs and Swinging Beds In Your Life

Are you ready to shake off the winter blues (we sure are!)? Why not swing them away instead? There’s nothing more relaxing than the soft, fluid motion of a hanging daybed or chair. Suspended furniture—such as hanging chairs, sofas and swinging beds—are starting to show up in some of the most beautiful spaces around. Looking for inspiration? Hang around; we’ll hook you up.

Hanging chairs

A den with alternative seating ideas, including floor cushions and a beautiful, hanging basket chair. Image: Antonio Chaves
Hanging chairs are a perfect seating idea, adding a unique touch to your room’s design. Image: Clifton Interiors
An egg-shaped hanging wicker chair is perfect for a mid-century-inspired design space. Image: APD Architects
Create an outdoor space everyone wants to hang in, by arranging suspended, bubble-style chairs around a fire pit. Image: Rolling Stone Landscapes
Place a couple of decorative pillows and a cozy throw blanket in a hanging chair for added comfort and visual appeal. Image: Sean Litchfield

Ceiling-mounted hanging sofas and daybeds

Want to blow your guests’ minds? Suspend your sofa from the ceiling with heavy-duty ropes. Image: Escala Design Studio
This hanging daybed is perfectly placed to take advantage of the sweeping views. Image: Studio Beili
Feeling crafty? Convert a wood pallet frame into a beautiful, suspended sofa. Image: Andrew Sherman

Patio swings

This lovely patio swing is a modern take on grandma’s porch swing. Image: Allison Ramsey
This custom, contemporary day bed swing takes advantage of the beautiful coastal view. Image: Straticon Construction
Matching hanging sofas create a relaxing area for conversation. Image: April Powers Interiors

Outdoor swing ideas

It’s a grown-up take on the classic kid’s tire swing, and it’s the perfect way to unwind. Image: Red Agape Blog
Rustic rope adds an organic, earthy feel to these contemporary outdoor swings. Images: Cortney Bishop Design and Ken Lindsteadt

Hanging beds

A contemporary bed with a twist: the platform is suspended from the ceiling. Image: Renato Carrigo
A suspended bed is perfect when floor space is limited: it’s a modern, innovative way to create under-the-bed storage. Image: Chaucey Bonbon Designs
A custom weekend home in the countryside features beds suspended from the ceiling by wrought iron hardware. Image: Harris Custom Builders

Ready to make it happen? Get some great DIY tips on how to hang a swinging bed, hanging chair or daybed from your ceiling with Domino Magazine’s great tutorial here.

What room or outdoor space would you add hanging furniture to? Leave a comment and let us know!