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30 Examples of Futuristic Seating

From Flexible Fiber Loungers to Connected Airport Chairs

— June 16, 2015 — Art & Design
These futuristic seating examples range from flexible fiber loungers to connected airport chairs that help travelers power up their mobile devices. When it comes to traditional seating, a balance between style and comfort is key but these futuristic examples push design boundaries further than the common chair or sofa.

They include eco bench designs -- infused with built-in planters -- and moon-shaped chaise loungers that are collapsible and easy to customize and arrange in a myriad of ways. Designed with aesthetics and function in mind, these futuristic seating examples also include metal couches that feature 3D-printed parts along with private office pods that are perfect for on-the-go professionals.

Other favorites include flexible fiber seats that are made with innovative textiles and outdoor seating solutions that encourage sustainability with the help of reclaimed materials.
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Illuminated Stool Seating
Illuminated Stool Seating
This Handmade LED Lamp Doubles as a Functional Furniture Piece
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Cotter Pin Seating
Cotter Pin Seating
The ALPHA Bench by Veronica Martinez is Sleek and Simple
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Connected Airport Seating
Connected Airport Seating
Araconas Creates Public Seating With Built-In Charging Docks
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Minimalist High-Backed Chairs
Minimalist High-Backed Chairs
NAGI by Tomoya Tabuchi is a Curvy Seat for Reading or Working
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Musical Park Benches
Musical Park Benches
This Fun Public Furniture Piece That Encourages Play
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Versatile Compact Armchairs
Versatile Compact Armchairs
Karim Rashid's Armchair is a Small and Functional Furniture Piece
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Suspended Wrapped Seating
Suspended Wrapped Seating
Bundle by Extremis is Inspired by Random Branches in a Forest
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Avian-Themed Table Decor
Avian-Themed Table Decor
The Flight Low Table by Margo Chase is Inspired by Winged Creatures
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Solar-Powered Benches
Solar-Powered Benches
The Soofas in Boston Provide Public Resting Spots and Charging Stations
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Fab Zippered Footstools
Fab Zippered Footstools
Zippiu Pouf Invites You to Layer Your Own Ottoman With Colored Cushions
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Jigsaw Bark Seating
Jigsaw Bark Seating
The Chaise Cork Provides a Comfortable Place to Recline, Piece by Piece
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Flexible Fiber Seating
Flexible Fiber Seating
The Beton Seating Units Are Made with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
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Eco Bench Seating
Eco Bench Seating
D-Absolute Design's Outdoor Bench Features Built-In Planters
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Striking Scenic Seating
Striking Scenic Seating
'A Tree in the Meadow' by Tervhivatal is Minimalist and Artistic
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Modular Conversation Chairs
Modular Conversation Chairs
This Conversation Seating Set Lets Two or More Chat Comfortably
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3D-Printed Metal Furniture
3D-Printed Metal Furniture
The Dragon Bench by Joris Laarman is the First of Its Kind
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Phantasmagoric Light Show Chairs
Phantasmagoric Light Show Chairs
The Lumilixe LED Lounge Chair is the Perfect Modern Lounger
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Concentration-Boosting Cubicles
Concentration-Boosting Cubicles
The BrodyWork Lounge is Designed to Boost Focus and Comfort
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Slashed Sofa Sets
Slashed Sofa Sets
Charlotte Kingsworth Creates an Aggressively Comfortable Couch
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Irregular Rocky Ottomans
Irregular Rocky Ottomans
Geometric Stools Create Comfortable and Customized Landscapes for Sitting
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Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
This Chaise Lounge is a Comfortable Multi-Functioning Piece of Furniture
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Grassy Rug Recliners
Grassy Rug Recliners
This Unique Lounge Chair Design Combines Multiple Furnishings
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Private Office Solutions
Private Office Solutions
Brody by Steelcase Creates Comfy Pods for Solitude and Productivity
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Ingenious Play Areas
Ingenious Play Areas
CplusC Architectural Workshop Creates a Futuristic Space for Children
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Topographic Sofa Designs
Topographic Sofa Designs
Vary by Nina Bruun is a Leveled Couch That Can Be Customized by Users
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Slithering Modular Sofas
Slithering Modular Sofas
The Kler Swing W126 Has Four Units for a Varied and Customizable Couch
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Flexible Futuristic Furniture
Flexible Futuristic Furniture
These Futuristic Furniture Designs Transform to Suit Various Needs
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Undulating Modular Couches
Undulating Modular Couches
This Wavy Sofa is Assembled from a Hilly Surface of Multi-Height Blocks
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Modular Lounge Movables
Modular Lounge Movables
The Live Project Makes a Cozy Room with Matching Round-Formed Furnishings
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Geoform Modular Loungers
Geoform Modular Loungers
Floorscape Can Be Expanded to Form a Dynamic Surface for Sitting
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