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    The classic Eames Lounge Chair hasn't been available in rosewood since it was discontinued in the early 1980s. But rosewood is back thanks to a sustainable imported variety called Santos Palisander. They won't go on sale until May, but you can get a hand-numbered 50th anniversary edition rosewood chair and ottoman ($6,500) in exchange for a hefty contribution to the Eames Foundation.
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    Everyone loves a good nap, and we doubt you'll need one of these things just to catch a quick one. But if you're so inclined to have one of these egg-like cocoons in your crib, its ergonomic mattress will surely aid in an afternoon siesta. The Napshell ($TBA) was designed by seven architecture students for indoor or outdoor use, and can also be ordered with different modules like doors and a dobly-surround system.

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    Although this is another one for most of us to stow away in that ¡°If I win the lottery¡± file ¡ª come on, you know you have one ¡ª it¡¯s sheer beauty is worthy of mention. The Flap Sofa by Francesco Binfare ($20,565) is a winding, leather sofa-ish piece of furniture that features a series of adjustable backs, armrests, headrests and movable front supports that can be adjusted into pretty much whatever you want/need at the moment. This thing would so go in that lounge/bar area of our castl¡­err, dream home.
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    It's hard having Eames taste and K Mart income. We shed a tear every time we stroll through Design Within Reach because we know we don't have the dough to leave with something. Luckily, Target comes through every now and then with a piece that rivals any classic and is a much better match for our wallet. The Franklin Bench Chair ($170) has a great retro vibe, powder coated steel frame and legs, and is covered in black vinyl and trimmed with white piping. You can even buy two and use the included connecting rods to make a loveseat.
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    An absolutely classic design, the Marshmallow Sofa by George Nelson ($2,540) is fun and colorful while still managing to be extremely comfortable. The design consists of eighteen individual round cushions, all appearing to float over a brushed steel frame ¡ª meticulously manufactured by Herman Miller Home. The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man it is not.
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    When we first saw these stools, they instantly reminded us of a set designed by Phillip Starck that we've used around the office. While those offered the utility of storage inside the stool, the OFFI Tiki Stool ($40) offers a cool little shelf/storage area/handle/whatever you make of it. We like our furniture to be versatile, and this stool certainly gets the job done.
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    120 soft round cushions. Sounds comfy, doesn't it? Well, that's the structure behind the Feel Seating System from Animi Causa ($900 - $2950). It's like a gigantic beanbag, only better. With as many possible configurations and forms as you can come up with, you have no excuse being uncomfotable any more.
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    It has got to be super tough to design a recliner that doesn't actually look like a recliner. Jeffrey Bernett somehow did it. The award-winning designer used his experience from designing ergonomic in-flight seating for Northwest Airlines to come up with the stellar Flight Recliner ($2,000-$2,700). The chair offers all of the comfort of a regular recliner, but quickly folds upright to go back to its sleek look. It's available in leather or wool with a great stainless steel sleigh base.
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    It's terribly hard sometimes to try and match all of the wood finishes in your home. If you don't feel like wasting time trying to decide if "espresso" is close enough to "chocolate" when it comes to buying new furniture, just take the easy way out and get stainless steel. The Offi Jim Stool ($200-$220), available in 24" and 30" sizes, will match just about anything, and will look especially slick at a kitchen island.
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    When it comes to seating surfaces, you don¡¯t need upholstery to be comfortable. Take the Buttercup Chair from Blu Dot ($650), for example. The chair features a cut-out seat with a bucket shape to cup your back, and a swiveling recline motion. Oh, and it comes in two colors ¡ª ebony stain on ash veneer or white oak with whitened finish, making sure it will fit right into the room you put it in.
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    It¡¯s not often that we get to feature an item that is much an ingenious piece of pop-culture art as it is anything else, but this is one of those times. The Road Tested Chair ($3,700) is handmade from two working NYC Walk/Don¡¯t Walk signs. The frame is made out of reconfigured, customized steel street sign brackets, and the seat has been outfitted with a felt suspension for cushioning. Honestly, a museum-quality piece.
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    When you¡¯ve been named Product of the Year at a prestigious design conference, chances are you¡¯re pretty damn cool. The LEM Piston Stool by Shin and Tomoko Azumi ($600) fits the bill, winning the award at the International Interior Design Awards in 2000. It¡¯s unique and innovative design features a fully rotating seat, contract-quality build, and a gas cylinder that adjusts the stool¡¯s height from counter height (26.5¡±) to bar height (31¡±) with a flick of a lever. Not to mention that it comes in wood, leather, and all stainless ¡ª for the times when the bar is made of wood ¡ª and as we all know, wood overload is never good.
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    When we first saw pictures of this chair, we were almost entirely sure we¡¯d have to have one. Designed for Tendo Japan in 1961, the Kashiwado Chair by Isamu Kenmochi ($9,950) has become a true design icon, yet remains rather difficult to find. Made of polished cedar, there is no question that the chair will last a lifetime ¡ª just ask the famous Sumo wrestler Kashiwado for whom the chair was created.

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    This powder blue beauty could be the commanding center of any room. Chisasso's Dane Chair ($450), covered in micro-suede with a dark chocolate solid oak frame, is an oversized "chair and a half" size for maximum comfort and assurance that your "large" aunt won't hang off the sides.
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    The Larkin Bench ($700) from Room & Board would be perfect for a foyer or placed at the end of a bed or behind a sofa. The padded seat is made of rich full-grain leather, while a slatted shelf can be used for temporary storage or for display items.
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    This ain't your dad's La-Z-Boy Chair ($TBA). The company got with the times recently and began offering chairs that men under 50 would actually consider buying. Pricing wasn't immediately available, but I'll guarantee you this thing is a lot less than you'd expect. It's available in 12 hues, but our favorite by far is the red. A recliner that doesn't look like a recliner. Perfect.
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    Certain items in life are worth paying for, as they will never go out of style. A well-tailored suit. An elegant timepiece. The Barcelona Chair ($3,890). First shown to the world at the International Exposition in 1929, the chair continues to this day to be a cornerstone of great design, exuding class and elegance like no other piece of furniture. Sure, it's a bit pricey, but what else can you spend this kind of money on and be virtually guaranteed that it will still be in style long after you¡¯re gone?
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