Terje Folding ChairVisually airy, it won’t bulk up a small space. Solid but light; easy to carry up basement stairs. Also in red and white. Seat width: 15 inches.To buy: $17, ikea.com for stores.
Innobella Destiny Mission-Bistro Folding ChairRoomy plushness, with a curved back that’s juuust right. Won’t make you feel like you’re in the (sad) spare chair. Seat width: 16 inches.To buy: $160 for four, mecofurniture.com.
St. Germain Folding ChairOnly 13 inches wide, so great for squeezing in guests. Blends well with dark pieces. Locks closed. Also in honey brown, black, and white.To buy: $99, ballarddesigns.com.
Sintesi Lina Leather Folding ChairA midcentury beauty you might never want to put away. But just in case, it folds flat and takes up minimal space. Also in brown. Seat width: 17 inches.To buy: $150, dwr.com.
Chippendale Pierced-Back Folding ChairTraditional, solid, and right at home at a formal table. Stands upright even when folded (no need to lean!). Seat width: 18 inches.To buy: $299 for two, frontgate.com.
Zuo Meringue Folding ChairIn sturdy polypropylene with generous pro-portions, it can handle wild parties indoors or (come spring) out. Also in green. Seat width: 15 inches.To buy: $392 for four, amazon.com.