Seating

Wave Sofa by Palau

I just discovered the design group Palau from the Netherlands, and they have some pretty inspiring work.

“Made in The Netherlands, the Wave features environmentally-friendly Kvadrat fabrics. These fabrics bear the EU’s environmental “flower” label that can only be awarded when the product’s life cycle is among the best in the market.”

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Purchase Information:

Price: $3297.00
Availability: Buy Wave Sofa by Palau here

Delano XL Sofa by Gus* Modern

A rather impressive sleek silhouette frames tufted leather cushions on this new sofa from Gus* Modern.

“Expanding upon the versatile styling and supreme comfort of its Delano Lounge Chair counterpart, the Delano Sofa incorporates the same plush, tufted leather cushions and sturdy, open stainless steel frame. This Gus Modern couch is amply sized to comfortably accommodate three or more. The Delano Couch is available in three rich, aniline-dyed leather shades: classic Black, rich Espresso, or fresh White.”

Dimensions: 79″W x 33″D X 26″H. Seat height: 16″.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,999.00
Availability: Buy Delano XL Sofa by Gus* Modern here

Non, Rubber Chair by Komplot Design

If the comfort and credential of being in the permanent collection of the MoMA isn’t enough, I’m sure that the fact you can turn over this chair and show the credits to your friends will make the price tag a bit easier to swallow (at least in theory, right?).

‘Non has won numerous design awards and is featured in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Straight and simple in design, the stacking chair is comfortable thanks to the rubber it’s made of and the “built-in spring bands”. The underside of the chair features interesting molded rubber movie-style credits.
The chairs be stacked together to save space. NON can be used both indoors and outdoors. The pieces are completely waterproof and can be left outdoors permanently.’

Color Options: Black, Gray, Red, Green

W 17.3 D 15.4 H 30.3 SH 17.7

Purchase Information:

Price: $650.00
Availability: Buy Non, Rubber Chair by Komplot Design here

Magazine Stool

Part ridiculous, part genius, these magazine straps take your stack of magazines and tether them into some impromptu seating.

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More information:

View Magazine Stool here

Root & Ceramic Trunk Stool

While one of these is ceramic and the other is an actual lacquered root, they both seem entirely bizarre (as in crazy-good-bizarre) little seating options.

Root Stool (Red), $570.00,
Buy it here.
lacquered root
16″W x 17″H

Ceramic Trunk Stool (White), $225.00, Buy it here.
crème glazed ceramic
14″W x 10″D x 16″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $225.00
Availability: Buy Root & Ceramic Trunk Stool here

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Favela chair

The Favela Chair is named for the shacks made of several pieces of found wood scraps in shanty towns in Brazil. Each piece is hand made and slightly different from the next.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $3200
Availability: Buy Favela chair here

Terra Stool by Roost

The thick wood on top of such (seemingly) spindly iron legs makes for an interesting little stool/table.

“Made from renewable acacia wood atop three sturdy, hand-forged iron legs, these quirky pieces make rustic stools or side tables. Some checking (radial cracking) to be expected. Some assembly is required.”

Dimensions:
Small: 12 1/2″ dia x 14″ h, $130.00
Medium: 12 1/2″ dia x 18 1/2″ h, $150.00
Large: 12 1/2″ dia x 22″ h, $190.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $130.00-$190.00
Availability: Buy Terra Stool by Roost here

Rubber Armchair by Brian Kane For Steelcase

An interesting armchair made of rubber tubing, steel, and maple veneer wood…

“the rubber chair has a unique, modern look, combining wood and soft rubber. this chair is in the permanent collection of san francisco museum of modern art. metro creates refined, modern furniture designed to improve the experience of life at work – through award-winning concepts pioneered by our observations, intuition and research.”

rubber chair is made of matte black steel encased in black textured rubber tubing, maple veneer wood seat, hard floor glides.

22″w x 30″h x 22″d

Purchase Information:

Price: $699.00
Availability: Buy Rubber Armchair by Brian Kane For Steelcase here

Anywhere Sofa

The price on this is so low I’m speechless.

“This surprisingly lightweight convertible sofa is compact, comfortable and capably cool. Boxy and modern, with sophisticated proportions and foldout high-density foam cushions – perfect for accommodating overnight guests or just plain lounging around! Sized small and easily moved, our sofa is sure to look great, well, just about anywhere! Imported. Spot clean.”

56″w, 27″h, 24″d; bed folds out to 46″w, 73″d

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Purchase Information:

Price: $280
Availability: Buy Anywhere Sofa here

Cardboard Robot Chairs

Super light but surprisingly strong seating from Cardboard Robot. Made entirely of industrial sized cardboard and glue.

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Maun Windsor Chair

Holy smokes, this chair is on sale for $300 from the original price of $750…a steal!

North South Project
Canadian designer Patty Johnson
H 28.5″ W 23.25″ D 21.25″ Seat H 17″

Purchase Information:

Price: $750.00
Availability: Buy Maun Windsor Chair here

Beanbag Ottoman and Chair

Beanbags normally have negative associations, but these are too good of a price to rule out just because you had one when you were a kid.

“Lounge in comfort. Durable, water-resistant poly shell with poly fill. Generously sized. Versatile as a coffee or side table, foot-rest or extra seating. Gold or white.”

Coffee Table, 31″sq x 11″h., $179.00
Chair, 40″diam x 30″h., $179.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $179.00
Availability: Buy Beanbag Ottoman and Chair here

Toy Armchair

Not such a bad price for an indoor/outdoor chair- I especially like the block-like angles.

“Inspired by the aesthetic of comics from the 1940s, Philippe Starck’s Toy Armchair (1999) strikes a balance between work and play, sophistication and childlike fantasy. Molded of a single piece of polypropylene, the Armchair is suitable indoors or out, for dining and lounge areas. Stackable up to 14 high for convenient storage, the Toy Armchair has a drainage hole to avoid seat puddles in rainy weather. Made in Italy.”

Green, Orange, or White.
Polypropylene.

H 30.5″ W 24″ D 22.5″ (Seat H 17″ Arm H 25″)

Purchase Information:

Price: $176.00
Availability: Buy Toy Armchair here

Map Chair

If you’ve got a lot of time on your hands, you might consider taking up a hobby, let’s say something like covering a chair with tiny pieces of a map. Or, if you don’t have the time you could of course buy this one. It’s slightly pricey, but considering that someone did this by hand, and that you’re paying for convenience, it’s not as bad as it could be.

“The chair shown here is hand covered in a vintage edition map of the east London area. The map is cut into small squares using the printed grid lines & then joined back together with the Thames river flowing across the seat & then across the back of the chair. This particular chair is in stock & ready to ship but is also available made to order with an location map you wish. It is fully glazed in a durable, wipe clean, child safe lacquer.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $450.00
Availability: Buy Map Chair here

401 Loveseat

This has got to be the best deal around on a sofa. Now mind you, the price is so low, you may want to investigate the upholstery by asking for a swatch. But, if you’re on a tight budget and need something to sit on for a small space, this may be just what you’re looking for.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $600
Availability: Buy 401 Loveseat here