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Dart Chair by Hannes Wettstein

Designed for Ergonomic comfort, the seat fabric is removable, polished aluminum or nickel legs.

Dart Chair, by Hannes Wettstein, for Molteni & C

M2 Modular Seating by Quinze & Milan

Modular seating designed for the contract market, OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) has commissioned a special version of M2 for the Seattle Public Library.

M2, by Scott Wilson, for Quinze & Milan

Division of Space, a Secretarial Desk by Bernini

Ja, Gerrit is a domestic secretarial desk, which could function as a double desk, his and hers. Volumes are marked by geometrical spaces which intersect to define the space. The small variations of material and colour between varnished wood and black leather is interrupted by the bright colours of retro-varnished glass.

Ja, Gerrit, by Alberto Sala, for Bernini

Rare Italian Chair for Sale by Paoli

Made from enameled steel, nylon and leather, the two orbits enclose the sitter. Dynamic.

Lounge Chair (1955), $16,000, by Luciano Grassi, Sergio Conti and Marisa Forlani, for Paoli at Wright

Poly—Super Angular chair by Karim Rashid

An outdoor/indoor, injection-moulded polycarbonate chair.

Poly, by Karim Rashid, for Bonaldo

Athos—Flexiblity from B&B Italia

Athos started as an adjustable table, now the range is extended with a storage solution. Different large shelf units and cabinet elements can be combined and re-sized within one another.

Athos, by Paolo Piva, for B&B Italia

Domino Family by Zanotta

Domino, by Emaf Progetti, for Zanotta

Sina Armchair from B&B Italia

Available in two heights, the Sina Armchair has two curved shapes that converge to create a small armchair with a strong personality. Sina perfectly blends well with other furnishings or even as a stand alone both at home or in public areas, a matching side or cafe table is also available in this collection.

Sina Armchair, by Uwe Fischer, for B&B Italia

Log, a Writing Desk from Martinez Otero

Log, by Miguel Angel Ciganda, for Martinez Otero

Magis Transparent Polycarbonate Vanity Chair

Vanity Chair, by Stefano Giovannoni, for Magis

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Handcrafted from solid eucalyptus this Brazilian classic is designed with soothing smooth edges, making it one of the most comfortable and laid-back lounge chairs around. [more...]

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