Chair designers break the old molds and offer graphic new chair frames for living rooms, kitchens and dining rooms. Talk about a great rear view.

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Caracole’s The Bee’s Knees chair is designed to be the center of attention. Imagine floating four of them in the center of a living room around a large round cocktail table. Each hand-carved lattice frame is finished in shimmering burnished silver leaf. (savvyladue.com)

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Hickory Chair’s Alexandra chair by interior designer Suzanne Kasler is a neoclassical form incorporating a quatrefoil shape on the back side. Various finishes are available. (shubertdesign.com)

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Taylor King’s signature Devine counter chair is reimagined for the kitchen island and home bar. A lovely fretwork motif makes a stunning statement. Shown in Sundance Denim, a high-performance velvet that pairs beautifully with the Nantucket white finished frame. (kdrshowrooms.com)

Nancy Robinson is a contributing writer to Ladue News specializing in interiors and home décor.