Rocking chairs are not only for new mothers and the elderly. Smooth, comfortable and gently moving, they offer a great place to read, watch TV, or simply reminisce about times past whilst rocking back and forth. These 34 rocking chairs follow mid-century modern, Scandinavian and international designs, leading the way with their innovative forms. Find a plastic Ray Eames replica – at a fraction of the original’s price. Rock out in a brown leather chair supported on chrome. Take a peek through our top 34 list, to see how rockers can relax your modern home.

$517BUY IT

Stylish Rattan Rocking Chair: Complement a South-East Asian-style home with the Orinoco Rocking Chair, a stylish find in rattan. Its white metal legs are perfect for watching the world go by in your lounge or conservatory.

$253BUY IT

Acapulco-Style Outdoor Rocker Chair: Like a bit more colour? Mexican-themed abodes would appreciate this plastic weave find, which uses Mayan hammock-weaving techniques to create beauty with ergonomics. Stand its coloured strands and rust-proof iron frame on the deck for morning birdsong.

$213BUY IT

White Molded Plastic Rocking Chair: Want something a bit more sturdy? This plastic rocking chair is PP-moulded on a solid wood base. Wipe off that pesky baby vomit on its easy-clean frame.

$140BUY IT

Venilale Rocking Chair: A one-year warranty comes with this synthetic-seat, metal frame rocking chair. Its teal hue and recycled wooden rockers could make a splash in any blue-themed living space.


Eames-Style Rocker: Eames’ Eiffel legs are shown off in this white, metal and wooden beauty. Available in black, baby blue, red and green, its PP plastic frame is available at a fraction of Eames’ price – or you can buy the original here.

$147BUY IT

Eames-Style Patchwork Chair: A craft-loving household would appreciate this patchwork rocker. Featuring natural wood gliders, chromed steel supports and a seat in hand-stitched wool, it mimics Eames’ classic contours without the high price tag.

$273BUY IT

Belham Living Rowan Tub Rocking Chair: For those who like to sit lower, this solid birch wood seat with a walnut finish catches the eye. Sit on its stone polyester to relax after dinner.

$272BUY IT

Mid Century-Style Upholstered Fabric Rocking Chair: A higher back and darker colour distinguishes this walnut-finished, solid wood dream. Sit it on a grey rug, to stylishly rock away the time.

$1,620BUY IT

Risom Rocker Chair: Available in soft tweed, leather and twill, this gorgeous rocker by Danish designer Jens Risom supports your arms and head. Its nine-buttoned, tufted back feels balanced with a counterweight on its front rail. Splash out through our link for comfort and beauty – or find a cheaper replica here.

$160BUY IT

Mid-Century Fabric Rocking Chair: On an even tighter budget? Tick most of the Risom’s boxes, with this birch rocker chair in a walnut finish. Buy it in grey, wheat, or muted blues, greens and oranges and assemble it yourself.

$240BUY IT

Welch Rocking Chair: French-inspired and constructed in birch wood, this similar-looking rocker is just that little bit smoother. Pair its warm wooden tones with matching wooden furniture, for a piece that’ll last.

$213BUY IT

Mid-Century Rocker: Another birch wood beauty, this rocker sits you lower whilst giving your lounge that mid-century vibe.

$405BUY IT

Modern Style Nursery Rocking Chair: Not all of our rockers are designed for new mothers, but this chair certainly is. With a cosy micro-fibre seat cushion, three reclining positions and a machine-washable cover that does away with old vomit, this chair is perfect for breastfeeding. Its solid beech wood rockers and aluminium legs provide a sturdy base below an ergonomic plastic core.

$174BUY IT

Grey Modern Rocking Chair: Not a new mother? While the days away on this textured twill, foam-cushioned rocker. With tufted button detailing and added armrests, it’s the perfect place to finish off your latest read.

$161BUY IT

Modern Patchwork Rocking Chair: Patchwork lovers can’t go past this child-size rocking chair. Perfect for nurseries or baby rooms, its Eiffel base, wood rockers and foam-cushioned seat make it easy to nurse your loved one to sleep.

$1,442BUY IT

Taxido Rocking Chair: Designed by Carlos Bimbi, this triangular rocking chair comes in tens of different colour ways. Get it with an optional headrest on its beechwood and steel base.

$277BUY IT

Grey Modern Rocking Chair: Prefer a more traditional seat? This grey number features 100% rubberwood gliders and deep padded seating, for a relaxing place to sip wine after work.

$172BUY IT

Brown Rocking Chair With Leather-like Body & Chrome Base: Follow a more masculine mood, with this faux leather rocker. Featuring a 30 day return guarantee, its chrome base looks cool while rubber stoppers prevent it from tipping.

$380BUY IT

Mid-Century Inspired Wood and Metal Rocking Chair: Buy a design you’ll always appreciate. This beautiful mid-century find boasts moulded beech and plywood, a stainless steel frame and walnut rocking sleighs, to ensure your form is always enveloped in style.

$899BUY IT

Bent Plywood Rocking Chair: The Buttercup Rocking Chair looks like it’s straight out of MoMA. Made from bent plywood forming armrests, a rolling back and seat, it’s set upon stainless steel and floor-protecting gliders. Buy it in your choice of three wood veneers.

$197BUY IT

Modern Curvy Rocking Chair: Half at the office and half at home, this grey linen seat with metal curved legs is perfect for reluctant retirees.

$1,150BUY IT

GT Rocking Lounge Chair: Long, spacious and oh-so-buttery, this gorgeous chair rocks its Dacron-wrapped cotton. Get it in this delicious yellow, grey, white or blue for a felt-bottomed chair ideal for the beach house.

$620BUY IT

Modern Brown Rocking Chair With Black Metal Base: Don’t have over a thousand to spend? Swap out stainless steel for metal, and make the upholstery taupe to suit a different budget.

$1,498BUY IT

Seatbelt Rocking Chair: Love re-using and recycling? This striking purple design is made from old seatbelts, which are stretched over a frame to create a relaxing seat.

$649BUY IT

Modern Upholstered Rocking Chair: Create shapes with this upholstered chair, framed by a mix of woods and metal. Its simple sophistication would look a treat in a modern bedroom or living room.

$630BUY IT

White Modern Rocking Chair With Ottoman: Use an ottoman when you need it, hide it away when you don’t. This leatherette rocker stores its footrest in a cubby underneath.

$429BUY IT

Modern Swivel Glider: Want a seat that’s extra wide? This grey polyester blend is woven by hand. A 360-degree, stainless steel swivel lets you rock back and forth in your chosen direction.


Whale Shaped Kids’ Rocking Chair: Have a whale of a time, in this kid’s rocker chair made with recycled materials. Its 30-day warranty means you can try before you buy.

$499BUY IT

Nursery Rocker: Go classic, with a simple nursery rocker in stone. Made from a polyester and linen blend, its ash hardwood legs and removable lumbar pillow are constructed by hand.

$236BUY IT

Scandinavian-Style Rocking Chair: Look to Scandinavia for the ultimate in chic rocking chair design. This light beech wood frame lets you stretch out in style – or you can save pennies with something similar, like this find.

$153BUY IT

Acacia Wood Outdoor Rocking Chair: Rather be sitting outside? This acacia rocking chair boasts a water-resistant fabric, able to fob off moss and mould for years to come.

$150BUY IT

Foldable Eucalyptus Wood Outdoor Rocker: Eucalyptus is renowned for its strength and sustainability, and this rocking chair in its wood is no different. Paired with resin detailing and a woven seat, it’s a perfect piece for the patio, offering a spot to watch flowers. Fold it away for ease when the rain or less guests come.

$100BUY IT

Outdoor Wicker Rocking Chair: Rattan saves the day, with this simply comfortable rocker. A steel frame and sponge sit upon its water-resistant frame, making the most of the outdoors.

$600BUY IT

Mid Century Wegner Style Rocking Chair: For an outside look that sits inside, you can’t go past this Wegner-inspired rocking chair. Following legendary designer Hans Wegner’s Circle Chair, its inclining solid wood offers a halfway point between dining chair and rocker. Beads detail its thick, woven back, which provides extra spine support for the discerning user.

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