The Focal Locus Seat is constructed of "aluminum, steel, molded furniture-grade plywood and polymers. The seat can comfortably accommodate a person ranging in height from 4’11″ to 6’8″ and up to 300 lbs. Range of seat motion laterally is 15º. Fore-aft motion ranges from 5º to 20º forward."
Japanese studio h220430 has created a chair that seems to be suspended in mid-air by ten helium balloons attached by strings to a floating seat. The balloon is constructed out of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) and a cord that are connected to the ceiling by hidden anchors giving the chair the illusion of weightlessness. The piece was "inspired by feelings of floating that the main character felt in the French movie, Le Ballon Rouge (1956),"
Bentley Motors recently debuted its range of lavish furniture at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris. The collection itself is of course inspired by the famous craftsmanship and material selection that characterizes the marque’s detailed interiors. The Bentley Harlow Armchair is made of a fine cognac leather with tufted seating and the solid linear steel gun-metal base.
Designed by Patricia Urquiola, this unique work lounge creates a comforting personal space to relax and get things done. A lounge chair designed for working, it has storage pockets and a cable passthrough. $2,400.
Lounge chair Q1 by ODESD2, is based on Richard Buckminster Fuller's spherical thin-shell structure, which is used for creating the geodesic domes. The spherical shape of the chair provides the most comfortable and natural fit for human.
This is an appealing Pop Art chair for children. Created by artist Keith Haring from French Vilac, the chair represents children raising their arms in joy. Size: 27.5h x 19w x 9"d. Suitable for children aged 2 and up. $128
Spanish designer Jorge Penadés has created the 'Nomadic Chair', a flexible piece that can be adorned like a backpack. The project reduces traditional comfort levels, replacing them with an object that encourages maximum mobility for an on-the-go lifestyle.