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Kinesit Task Chair
Furniture company Arper's first office chair Kinesit is a beautiful experiment in airy sleekness. Distinguishing itself from the traditional bulky computer chair, this ultra-comfortable design (made to order in Italy) is streamlined—even the levers...
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Meadow Rest
Combining two of their favorite designs (the Meadow Mat and Mayfly Chair), the team at Alite Designs has created a perfect outdoor seat, allowing you to recline chaise-lounge-style. Part picnic blanket, part chair, the Meadow Rest is waterproof and...
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Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair
Modern Italian architect Lina Bo Bardi made the permanent move to a politically turbulent Brazil in 1946, where she stayed until her passing in 1992—leaving behind a people-first legacy of striking, democratic buildings such as the 1968 São Paulo...
DESIGN
Eero Saarinen's Two-Seater: the Womb Settee
The story behind Eero Saarinen's classic 1948 Model 70 Womb design is simple: Florence Knoll wanted a chair that felt like "basket full of pillows." While most might immediately think of fluffiness and volume, the Finnish-American furniture designer...
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Katavolo, Littell and Kelley Lounge Chairs
Usually seen in black or brown, these sensuous lounge chairs designed by Katavolos, Littell and Kelley are sought-after classics from the 1950s. They’re built from chrome, steel and leather and were originally designed for Laverne International in...
DESIGN
3sixteen + Herman Miller
LES-based raw denim fiends 3sixteen advocate skilled craftsmanship and longevity—which is why they often post photos of their customers' faded, worn-in jeans after years of use. Thus, their special collaboration with design manufacturer Herman...
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Prism Lounge Chair
British architect David Adjaye completes Washington, his debut furniture collection for Knoll, with new geometric pieces (a chair, ottoman and side table) that offer up a powerful visual impression. Each small-scale, multifaceted monument has a gloss...
DESIGN
Dr Woo + Modernica Fiberglass Eiffel Chair
For its latest collaboration, modernist furniture company Modernica has teamed up with famed tattoo artist (and fellow Los Angeles native) Brian Woo (aka Dr Woo) for a limited edition Fiberglass Eiffel Side Chair. While, at first, the two may seem...
DESIGN
Campaign's Portable Furniture
City residents know that the greatest mental toll of moving isn't always packing up your life into cardboard boxes; it's leaving perfectly good furniture behind—either because it's a hassle or too costly to transport, or it won't survive another...
DESIGN
Only Love is Real
Each piece of furniture in Only Love is Real's debut collection stirs something from within. Whether it's the striking juxtaposition of geometric shapes in The Professor Chair, the inverted pyramid-like table holding black rose marble up to the sky...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2015: Mixed Metals
by Jill Singer In recent years at Milan Design Week, it’s almost become a game to guess which metallic might be deemed in vogue that particular season. The pendulum has swung from brass to copper and back again many times, occasionally alighting on...
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Rocking Chair #1
Maker of boats, kitchens, lighting and more, woodworker Reed Hansuld creates sculptural furniture pieces with a monk-like reverence for their functionality and longevity. Though utility-focused, his pieces are also works of art. With a steel skeleton...
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Nokori Folding Chair
The Nokori Folding Chair applies the richest materials—hand-rubbed mahogany and Chromexcel leather—to a classic, midcentury-inspired silhouette. Each piece is built by hand in Portland.
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Prototype Chair
Marc Newson's Prototype Chair, which he designed in 1983 for his graduation show at Sydney College of the Arts, stands as one of the most iconic examples of outstanding student work. The steel rods and anodized sheet aluminum, welded and soldered by...
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OVER_1000
LIMITED_EDITION
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Peacock Chair
American architecture icon Frank Lloyd Wright created the Peacock Chair for Toyko's Imperial Hotel, which was demolished in 1968. Now housed in various museums across the world, the model up for grabs features original moleskine upholstery and aged...
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OVER_1000
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LIMITED_EDITION
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Petroglyph Fossil Stool
Turin, Italy-based experimental studio Nucleo teamed up with Alexandra Denton on a limited-edition collection of end tables called Petroglyph Fossil. The lightweight, geometric stools are made from hand-poured fiberglass and dyed polyester resin in...
DESIGN
Form Us With Love for IKEA
Stockholm's Form Us With Love—while being one of the most established of design companies in the Scandinavian design landscape—is still very young compared to its peers, being founded in 2005. Yet its reputation as one of the most reliably creative...
DESIGN
Nashville's Holler Design
by Chérmelle Edwards Matt Alexander grew up on a farm just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. After stints in Knoxville and Detroit, he found himself in Brooklyn, daydreaming about returning to his roots. His reverie eventually drew him back to...
DESIGN
Blu Dot's Hot Mesh Collection
Though officially founded in 1997, in recent years Minneapolis-based Blu Dot has increasingly gained a larger audience thanks to a playful, function-forward approach, unpretentious attitude and generally modest prices—offering a significant step...
DESIGN
Thomas de Lussac's Louis XVI is Back
Despite its significant history, the new furniture piece by French designer Thomas de Lussac in association with Perchebois—called "Louis XVI is Back"—is a most contemporary and daring armchair. The connection between de Lussac's approach, which...
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501_1000
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Ny Rocking Chair
The iconic Ny chair, named for the phonetic pronunciation of designer Takeshi Nii's last name, as well as the Danish word for new or fresh, is available once again. The classic 1958 design—which has a home in MoMA's permanent collection—easily folds...
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Caracas Chair
Sit down in style with this Caracas chair from Colonel, the lovely home décor collection by French designers Isabelle Gilles and Yann Poncelet. Easy to store and transport—perfect for picnics—these portable perches conveniently fold up. But based on...
DESIGN
Interview: Eames Demetrios
In the garden of the Case Study House, Eames Demetrios—grandson of Charles and Ray Eames—settled in a shell chair to share stories of his family heritage and legacy, architectural preservation and the world travels he undertook to create his epic...
DESIGN
Steelcase Gesture Chair
The way we sit at our desks has changed over the years, which is no surprise considering the increased range and form of our daily tools. Desktop computer screens are bigger, laptops are smaller and now there are tablets and mobile phones in the...
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