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Endless Sofa DS 600 by de Sede

When you need to deck out the palace with really large undulating sofa, the DS 600 will work. You can zip a number of the same elements together until you have the longest sofa in the world.

DS 600, by Ueli Berger, Elenora Peduzzi-Riva, Heinz Ulrich, Klaus Vogt, for de Sede

Henry Timi, HT00s Series Chairs for Extra

The perfect wedge chair designed by Henry Timi. Pick your material and they will make it. Fir, oak, cherry wood, mohogany, teak, wengé, nut wood, rosewood, ebony, zebrano, kevazingo, brown corian, white corian, black corian, black granite, porphiry, matt ral, polished ral.

HT001/02, HT002/01, HT002/02, by Henry Timi, for Extra

Ivy Tables by Paola Navone For Emu

Paola Navone has designed a series of tables characterised by their ironed sheet metal mesh leg, which reprises the game of volumetric spaces that are characteristic of the Ivy collection. Available with an embossed scratch-resistant sheet metal top and with sheet metal combined with teak slats or white Carrara marble.

Ivy 592, Ivy 598, by Paola Navone, for Emu

Prisma, A Villain Chair by Voitto Haapalainen

Dr. Evil would be proud.

Prisma chair, ca. 1970, by Voitto Haapalainen, for Tehokaluste, Finland, $7,200.
Sold at Auction at Wright20

Fellini Directors Chair by Coro

An update on the design classic, made with a stainless steel frame. Plasticised fabric mesh white or black.

Fellini Directors Chair, by Stefano Gallizioli, for Coro

Ad hoc Lounge Chair by Jean-Marie Massaud for Viccarbe

Constructed entirely by hand, each piece is unique and “ad hoc” in the way that its webbed shell is constructed. In brass structure, lacquered in white, black, or orange epoxy, or entirely in 24k gold plate. Epoxy versions are suitable for outdoor use.
Acclaimed French designer Jean-Marie Massaud is known for his unconventional approach to design. He aims to blend intelligence with feeling, nature with culture, always ensuring that it is the human being who takes pride of place – this chair certainly satisfies all those aims with its light yet incredibly strong structure.

Ad hoc, by Jean-Marie Massaud, for Viccarbe

Sunray Stainless Steel and Chrome Chairs by Tonon

Whether in the dining room in chrome steel or on the patio under cover in stainless steel, the filigreed elegance of this chair cannot go unnoticed.

Sunray Stainless Steel Chairs, by Fabio Di Bartolomei, for Tonon

Torn Lounge Chair by Christian Werner for ligne roset

The basic idea for the chair originated from a interaction with a piece of cardboard.
Torn acts like a light hug, the reduced volumes give it the effect of light in the room – so you sit relaxed in a airy chair with an associated stool”.
- Christian Werner

Torn Lounge Chair, by Christian Werner, for ligne roset

Bucky Lounge Chairs by Marc Newson

Marc Newson designed this form for an installation at the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain. The individual elements were displayed connected together in the form of a three-quarter sphere. Only 50 examples of this chair were produced; its title Bucky was taken from the newly discovered molecule, the Buckminsterfullerene, named for its resemblance to Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic structures.

Bucky Lounge Chairs, 1995, by Marc Newson

Luigi Colani Swivel Dining Armchair

The Swivel Chair does what it says, the unique arm design circles the back without connecting to it.
Luigi Colani is considered a maverick of 20th Century design. In a career spanning almost six decades, he has placed organic design firmly on the contemporary ‘map’, producing biodynamic designs for cars, boats, planes, ceramics, consumer goods, as well as creating alternative futuristic concepts for the design of transport and architecture. A strong influence on contemporary designers, Colani emphasised the importance and evolutionary potential of design at an early date, often pre-empting major design trends by decades.

Swivel Chair, 1971, by Luigi Colani for Lusch
(currently out of production)

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