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Charles Brill Wilsonart Nest Chair

ICFF: Matthew Kroeker

I do have to say that these two chairs are quite intriguing…

“Two chairs mate neatly along a broken line of shifted wood slats. Hinting at a metaphor for a broken or mended relationship, the chairs join to form a bench. Two can sit close or separate. The chairs are made from plantation grown teak hardwood, cast aluminum and aluminum tubing. They are suitable for outdoor and indoor use.”

The Oldstock candleholders are pretty eye-catching as well, and the fact that they are made from recycled glass bottles doesn’t hurt one bit.

Gus Design Group Devon Sofa

This sofa fits the bill: sturdy construction, slimline arms, tufted seat and great lines.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1829
Availability: Buy Gus Design Group Devon Sofa here

Fence Chair

Good fences make good neighbors, they say. And good chairs too, I suspect.

Purchase Information:

Price: $219.00
Availability: Buy Fence Chair here

Knoll Sale/Prince Aha Stool

Knoll’s having a sale until tomorrow so now’s your last chance to get a Barcelona Chair, Tulip table or other Knoll designs on the cheap! (I’m using the word “cheap” in a relative nature).

The Aha Stool (seen peeking from behind the case study bed) was designed by Philippe Starck and is now very much within financial reach for most of us). The great thing about this stool is that you can use it for seating, table or storage, and it can be used both indoor or out.

Measurements:
H 17″ Diameter 12″

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Purchase Information:

Price: $110.00
Availability: Buy Knoll Sale/Prince Aha Stool here

Love Chair

I know most people are crazy for Mr. Jonathan Adler, but somehow I didn’t get hit with the adoration bat when it comes to most of Mr. Adler’s designs. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s all good stuff, it’s just that nothing has struck me as an ‘i have to have it’ type thing. And then I see this, and somehow I finally got hit in the ‘noggin, if that’s the saying. This chair is so “sweet” it’s cute, and while I appreciate it for the irony (maybe?), I’m sure loads of people love it just ’cause it’s Adler.

White powder-coated metal

H 33.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $395.00
Availability: Buy Love Chair here

Paulistano Armchair

Bound to become iconic (in my humble opinion), this chair is an investment that will be worth every penny as years pass.

“Details that make a difference are the signature of this architect. The frame, a continuous 17-foot piece of solid stainless steel, is shaped under 200 lbs of hydraulic pressure over 24 hours. The result is a sinuous structure welded in a single spot and wrapped in almost an entire hide of leather that will gain depth and luster as it ages. Exceptionally comfortable, the Paulistano flexes slightly and can be adjusted for upright or relaxed sitting positions by shifting the leather sling up or down the frame.”

H 33″ W 27.5″ D 27.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,298.00
Availability: Buy Paulistano Armchair here

Jane Sofa

Here’s a nice little sofa that has some nice button tufting for a slightly more formal look.

Material: Brushed stainless steel base. Cushions are high grade upholstry foam. Frame is kiln dried hardwood, joints are glued and screwed. No sag spring construction.
Specs: 82l x 36d x 30h – arm height: 25, seat height: 17 (inches)

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,829.00
Availability: Buy Jane Sofa here

Trix

Kartell products are on sale through Midnight May 14th at highbrowfurniture.com. I especially like the Trix, which can be configured as an ottoman, a chair, a lounge or a bed. How versatile!

“Trix is composed of three cushions of different sizes linked by an elegant system of rubber bands. With a simple rotating movement, they can be transformed and used in different ways. Trix can be the original pouf for two people. It can also be turned into a cosy bed, a comfortable lounge chair and a welcoming arm chair.

Composed of expanded polyurethane and is upholstered in three-dimensional woven polyester technical fabric.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $975
Availability: Buy Trix here

Carter Sectional

Now here’s what I’m talking about. This is exactly the kind of sofa I’ve been looking for. It’s got great lines, blind-tufting and would be great for lounging.

Material: Brushed stainless steel base. Cushions are high grade upholstry foam. Frame is kiln dried hardwood, joints are glued and screwed. No sag spring construction.
Specs: chaise dimensions: 68l x 34d x 32h – arm height: 25, seat height: 17 (inches)

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,749.00
Availability: Buy Carter Sectional here

webbed bench

Now on sale, the webbed bench would be great for any spare wall that could use a functional piece of furniture. It would be great in an entry room, library or living room.

“Modern design in blonde solid wood with black cotton webbing. Fully assembled.”
46.75″ x 16.5″ x 18″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy webbed bench here

On The Rocks Sofa

This is pricey but I love it! It’s referred to as a “system” because the four elements can be moved around in numerous ways to create different seating arrangements.

And for those of you wondering, yes, the backrest cushions have non-slip pads to keep them in place.

Purchase Information:

Price: $20,860.00
Available from: Moss Online

Sumo Bean Bags

It’s pretty amazing that bean-bag chairs have been elevated to this level of chic since they were first introduced in the 70’s. Unlike their predecessor, these futuristic bean-bags are made of stain-resistant, rip-proof nylon and filled with foam beads which result in a furniture piece that can be shaped and configured in multiple ways to meet your comfort needs. I like how it’s a simple, minimal looking piece of furniture that has versatile capabilities: the large size (5.5 x 4.5 feet) allows it to be laid flat for lounging or folded to make a chair.

Purchase Information:

Price: $149.00
Availability: Buy Sumo Bean Bags here

Retro Sofa

I usually gag at the use of the word ‘retro’ because it’s usually far over used to the point of being meaningless(much like the Ebay favorite “Eames Era”). So, other than not liking the title, this sofa is a pretty good deal for how relatively nice it is.

“This is one of the most classic sofa silhouettes in the modern design arsenal. Simple, rounded rectangles form a sleek and basic look that still has plenty of style and tons of comfort. The couch frame is rectangular and low, with two stuffed seat cushions and two larger back cushions that extend above the back of the sofa. The arms are slim but sturdy and the legs have a charming flute in a dark wood tone. No garish floral prints or bulky overstuffed arms. This is truly a look that will last.”
* Wood / fabric
* 86″l, 36″d, 36″h
* Spot clean
* USA

Purchase Information:

Price: $750
Availability: Buy Retro Sofa here

Shinto bench

I like insanely modern furniture. The kind that makes your head spin around and wonder what century you live in. But sometimes, just sometimes, I like to cleanse my palate with some good old fashioned furniture that looks like it could have been made in the 16th century in Asia. This Shinto bench is one such piece: Its sophisticated and subtle styling blends into a modern decor since it’s handmade by master woodworkers in China. What’s more, it’s harvested responsibly from Chinese forests.

Purchase Information:

Price: $499.00
Availability: Buy Shinto bench here