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Gus* Modern Sparrow Glider

The Gus classic Club Sofa frame, with compact styling and a stainless steel perimeter base, is now offered as part of the Gus Essentials Collection. Featuring button-tufted cushioning, Adds a touch of simple elegance to any contemporary space. Note: Any orders to Canada will not be processed. This product does not ship to Canada.


  • Upholstery material: Stain-resistant fabric
  • Ottoman not included
  • Base material: Solid Walnut Wood
  • Constructed with 100% FSC-certified wood in support of responsible forest management
  • Clean-lined chair designed for the modern nursery
  • Smooth, quiet rocking motion, and ergonomic proportions for comfortable neck support and arm position
  • Sparrow collection

Product Details:

  • Style: Modern
  • Frame Material: Metal; Wood
  • Number of Items Included: 1
  • Ottoman Included: No
  • Side Pocket Storage: No
  • Reclining Glider: No
  • Swivel: No

Upholstered Seat Cushion

  • Seat Cushion Upholstery Material: Polyester/Polyester blend


  • Overall: 37" H x 26" W x 34" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 45lbs

About the Designer

David Podsiadlo

David Podsiadlo  

David studied Industrial Design before contributing to a number of architectural and interior design firms in Toronto. In 1999 he co-founded Stylegarage in the city's West Queen West neighborhood, which served as a retail outlet for his furniture designs, emphasizing raw materials, clean lines, and basic forms. After quickly gaining local notoriety for his contemporary, unfussy approach to furniture, David and his partners launched Gus* in 2001, taking his designs to a North American market and earning the "Best New Collection" distinction at the 2001 International Gift Fair in Manhattan. Collecting accolades ever since, David continues to serve as partner and Lead Designer at Gus*

Gus* Modern Sparrow Glider

Weights & Dimensions

  • Overall: 37" H x 26" W x 34" D
  • Seat: 17" H x 22" W x 34" D
  • Arms: 22" H
  • Seat depth: 21''
  • Overall Product Weight: 45lbs


Type: GlidersStyle: Modern
Frame Material: Metal; WoodGlider Base Material: Wood
Ottoman Base Material: Metal; WoodNumber of Items Included: 1
Solid Wood Construction: YesPattern: Solid
Ottoman Included: NoUpholstered Seat Cushion: Yes
  • Seating Comfort: Medium
  • Seat Cushion Fill: Foam
  • Seat Cushion Upholstery Color: Grey
  • Seat Cushion Upholstery Material: Polyester/Polyester blend
  • Tufted Seat Cushions: No
  • Nailhead Trim: No
Toss Pillows Included: Yes
  • Number of Toss Pillows: 1
  • Toss Pillow Upholstery: Fabric
  • Toss Pillow Pattern: Solid
  • Removable Toss Pillow Cover: Yes
Arms Included: Yes
  • Arm Material: Wood
  • Upholstered Arms: Yes
  • Arm Style: Straight
Side Pocket Storage: NoReclining Glider: No
Swivel: NoErgonomic: Yes
Eco-Friendly: YesCountry of Manufacture: China


Assembly Required: NoAdditional Parts Required: No


FSC Certified: YesLead Free: Yes

About the Manufacturer

With Gus* Modern, the focus is on making great design practical. Designer David Podsiadlo takes his inspiration from everyday objects and industrial forms. With a nod to mid-century Modernist designs, the Gus* Design Group has created furniture, accent pieces, and accessories that are elegantly functional.

Based in Toronto, Gus* Modern introduced their first sofas and lighting in 2000. The line was well received and was soon being sold to prominent design retailers across the United States and Canada. With key pieces like the Jane Sofa and the Delano Chair, sofas, sectionals, and chairs are the heart of the Gus* collection.

The line was soon expanded to include coffee tables, accent tables, rugs, ottomans, and home accessories. With the same simple design aesthetic, and taking a special interest in innovative use of materials like acrylic and stainless steel, these accent pieces complete the Gus* Modern line. Combining quality materials and minimalist design, David Podsiadlo has designed an award-winning line to outfit a contemporary living space in style.


The Sparrow Glider is a Modern style product. Modern style is very sleek with clean lines, and generally incorporates high gloss using whites, greys, and blacks. A focus on geometry and angular shapes is a hallmark of modern design. Glass and leather are also seen a lot with modern style. You can shop for more Modern Gliders in the Baby & Kids section of our site.

Gus* Modern Sparrow Glider

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    “Hello. I love the Gus Sparrow Glider, and I'm wondering what fabrics it can come in. I'm hoping for a grey color. Can you help?” asked by Jade

    "Hello Jade, you can view the color options and online swatches on left hand side of the product page. The fabrics also differ by color." Michael from Wayfair

    When you buy a Gus Modern Sparrow Glider online from Wayfair, we make it as easy as possible for you to find out when your product will be delivered. You can check on a delivery estimate for the Gus Modern Part #: here. If you have any questions about your purchase or any other Gliders product for sale our customer service representatives are available to help.Whether you just want to buy a Gus Modern Sparrow Glider or shop for your entire home, Wayfair has a zillion things home.
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    Very pretty chair

    from Dana Point, CA – Verified Buyer

    I love this chair, it's comfortable and looks great for a baby room and potentially can go somewhere else in your house when you are finished with it in the nursery. It seems like the quality is good. My only complaint was the delivery time, it did arrive in a few weeks but the projected delivery date was initially 8 weeks out which wasn't really represented when I placed the order. It all ended up working out but was a bit stressful.

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    Beautiful but not practical

    from Seattle

    I am currently sitting in this glider trying to nurse my2 week old baby. The glider is awful for nursing and acceptable for rocking. In terms of nursing the arms rests are too low and narrow and requires adding pillows to prop up each of your own arms in order to avoid severe strain on your back, wrists and elbows. I'm using a nursing pillow to keep the baby in place but have added the pillows under each arm and my back. The glider function is adequate and works when in motion, however, if you try to get up from the glider when it is in the lowest position the glider pushes so far forward it hits bottom with a loud noise - potentially startling your sleeping baby. Once you rise from the chair after you've hit bottom you must contend with the glider continuing to rock back and forth making additional loud noises. As a Professional designer myself- I am continually thinking of ways to improve on the design of this chair. If this is being advertised as a piece of nursery furniture I would hope the designer/ manufacturer considers their users carefully and create something that is ergonomicaly appropriate as well as aesthetically pleasing. That being said- the chair looks great in my nursery but its poor function leaves a lot to be desired.

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    Feels cheap

    from NYC

    I was so excited to find a cool modern glider that I wouldnt be embarrassed to put in my living room. I loved the look of this glider but when I went to see it in person I was so disappointed. Cushions are so hard and terribly uncomfortable. Like sitting on a rock. You can feel the wood through the cushioning. Upholstery looks cheap and like it would pill easily. Found out Gus furniture is made in China, not Canada as you might expect from a Canadian company. My search will have to continue. So disappointed that they cheaped out on such a great-looking design. Im disappointed in Gus Modern. What a waste and a shame.

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    good quiet slider

    from Oakland, CA – Verified Buyer

    This chair was pricey but is beautiful, modern and pretty quiet. It is, however, very narrow.

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    Great Glider

    from Houston, TX – Verified Buyer

    I love the clean lines and the small scale of this glider in comparision to most gliders available today. The cushioning is firm, which is still comfortable, and should hold it's shape well. I bought this for my nursery, and baby hasn't arrived yet, so I haven't had too much time to use it much yet - that's why it only has 4 stars instead of 5 right now. I very well might up the rating once I start using it daily.

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    Very comfortable, looks great

    from Brooklyn, NY – Verified Buyer

    The arms on this are a little low, which I actually prefer since it allows me to hold my daughter nicely and not have to squeeze my arms in the chair. the pillow behind my back makes it super comfy and it rocks gently.

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    Love it!

    from Elgin, IL – Verified Buyer

    I love the glider! Perfect for our new baby boy modern nursery. Going to order the matching ottoman.

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    Great nursery chair!

    from Kansas City, MO

    After suffering through a hand-me-down glider with my first child, we invested in this beautiful glider for our second. She just turned one year old, and I'm happy to report that I've spent many comfotable hours in this chair. While it is a very firm chair, it is perfectly porportioned and designed for mom and baby and even dad and baby. Everything has held up nicely, and you can barely tell we've used it despite the fact that it gets daily use! My only complaint is that it is not quite wide enough to accomodate my three-year old, my one year old and me at story time, but that's okay.

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    Perfect in nursery

    from NYC

    I purchased this to place in my nursery and it looks and feels great. It has worked out perfectly for us in our first year. It is also the perfect size. It is the first chair I can sit in comfortably and my feet fully reach the ground. I can't wait for when my daughter gets older and I can move this into my room!

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    from Canada

    I love Gus Modern products! Why don't you ship Canadian products to Canada???

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