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The History of the Bean Bag Chair

When you think about the bean bag lounge chair, you probably think of either a 1970s hippie burning incense or a modern gamer in a decked out gaming room. The bean bag chair has a lot of interesting history behind it, though, and it has become one of the most iconic pieces of furnishing you can buy.

  • The original is (almost) always best. Bean bag chairs were created by three men at an Italian furniture company in 1968. These first beanbag chairs were made with leather covers, and, while popular, they proved to be somewhat of a safety hazard during an age when people almost universally smoked cigarettes.
  • Bean bag lounge chairs develop. Most people were able to see past the fire hazard and realize that bean bag lounge chairs were pretty great. The comfy bean bag chair really came into its own in the 1970s. It was indeed popular among hippies looking to turn their

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