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99 Contemporary Seating Innovations

Modern Chairs, Couches & Sofas Galore

— July 18, 2010 — Art & Design
This cluster of contemporary seating innovations is full of modern chairs, couches and sofas. Space-saving minimalist seating, unconventionally-shaped chairs and luxury high-end sofas are just a few of the sweet designs featured here.

Regardless of your taste in furniture, I'm sure the perfect place to sit can be found amongst these contemporary seating innovations. So jump into your favorite chair and check out these modern chairs, couches and sofas.

Implications - One of the fastest ways a company can distinguish itself in the marketplace is by radically altering a traditional product. By providing consumers with a new spin on an old custom, the company will attract consumers interested in adding some spice to their lives.
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Crated Seating
Crated Seating
The Myrkr Chair by Christopher Warren Will Leave an Imprint
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98
Boney Stilt Seating
Boney Stilt Seating
The Three-Legged NONO' by stefanO soavE Changes Sitting Forever
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97
Skinny Snap-On Seating
Skinny Snap-On Seating
Frank Cresenica's 'Elements Chair' is Literally Magnetic
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96
Stretched-Out Skin Seating
Stretched-Out Skin Seating
Robert Stadler's 'Royeoid' is Based on Decorator Jean Royerer
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95
Curvy Group Seating
Curvy Group Seating
The Skeie Wave Keeps You Cool and Chic
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94
Snake-Like Seating
Snake-Like Seating
The 2line Chair is For the Daring Sitter
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93
Iron Fenced Seating
Iron Fenced Seating
The Amazing Stripe Chair by Joachim King
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92
Floating Twig Seats
Floating Twig Seats
The Indoor Saa Chair Mixes Modernity and Nature
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91
Centipede Seating
Centipede Seating
The Multi-Leg Mutant Stools by Escalona
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90
Seat-Splitting Chairs
Seat-Splitting Chairs
The Schair Chair Allows You to Share Your Seat Comfortably
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89
Scrunched Seating
Scrunched Seating
The Bufa Chair by MOWO Studio
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88
Sleek Space-Age Seating
Sleek Space-Age Seating
The MT4 Invasion Chair Provides Relaxation That's Out of This World
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87
Panda-Like Seating
Panda-Like Seating
The Little Fellow Chair Will Become Your Little, Comfy Friend
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86
Prismatic Seating
Prismatic Seating
The Crystallized Chair by Nina Edwards Anker Changes in the Light
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85
Affectionate Seating
Affectionate Seating
The Hug Chair is a Welcoming Piece of Furniture
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84
Peelable Seating
Peelable Seating
The Darwin Chair Can Be Customized Over 200 Different Ways
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83
Stitched Together Seating
Stitched Together Seating
The Android System Chair is Buildable Seating at Its Best
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82
Simplistic Customizable Seating
Simplistic Customizable Seating
The 'To Share' Bench For Two or More
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81
Letter-Inspired Seating
Letter-Inspired Seating
The 'M Chair' from Svilen Gamolov is My New Favorite Place to Sit
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80
Shaky Spidery Seating
Shaky Spidery Seating
The Nendo-Maruni Cord Chair Does Pull Its Weight
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79
Cross-Stitched Seating
Cross-Stitched Seating
The FF1 Chair by Fox & Freeze
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78
Clawed Seating
Clawed Seating
The Blossom and Cervo Chairs by Antonio Pio Saracino are Seating Sculptures
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77
Oceanic Seating
Oceanic Seating
The Orca Comfort Chair is Sure to Make a Splash in Your Living Room
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76
Double-Sided Seats
Double-Sided Seats
Sit Back-to-Back in the Fresh Chair by Piet Bogaards
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75
Toboggan Chairs
Toboggan Chairs
The Joshua Newman Chair Transforms the Standards of Outdoor Furniture
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74
Backless Chairs
Backless Chairs
The Kenoy Yeh Frame Seat Promotes a Connection to Nature and Earth
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73
Superior Shiny Seating
Superior Shiny Seating
Ron Arad Designs Amazing Metallic Chairs, Now At the Gallery Mourmans
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72
Necktie Seating
Necktie Seating
The TIE Lounge Chair from Velichko Velikov Keeps Your Living Room Business Ready
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71
Creased Seating
Creased Seating
The Origami Chair Mimics the Folds of the Traditional Paper Craft
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70
Worm-Made Seating
Worm-Made Seating
The Cocoon Chair by Rock Wang is Inspired by Nature
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69
Supersized Seating
Supersized Seating
The Pieke Bergman Monsters are More Stylish Than Scary
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68
Electro-Welded Chairs
Electro-Welded Chairs
The Minimalist INOUT Seating Series by Gervasoni
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67
Bungee Cord Seating
Bungee Cord Seating
The Loops Bench May Look Uncomfortable but It's Uniquely Appealing Also
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66
LEED Office Furnishings
LEED Office Furnishings
Eco-Friendly Kimble Seating Lines Are Designed for the Environment
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65
Slatted Seating
Slatted Seating
'The Cage' by Svilen Gamolov Looks Like Venetian Blinds
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64
Funky Pink Seats
Funky Pink Seats
Sit on Awesome Art With the ‘Doodle Chair'
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63
Wire Frame Seating
Wire Frame Seating
The Keti Steel Chair Offers Up Some No Frills Comfort
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62
Overexaggerated Elegant Seating
Overexaggerated Elegant Seating
RVW Furniture Prides Attention to Detail
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61
Self-Hammered Seating
Self-Hammered Seating
The Do Hit Chair is Just Begging for a Beating
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60
Covered Coil Chairs
Covered Coil Chairs
'Curve' from Darko Nikolic is an Odd Furniture Concept
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59
Tie-Dyed Geometric Seating
Tie-Dyed Geometric Seating
Jessica Carnevale's 'Stretch' Chairs are Tons of Fun
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58
Samurai-Helmet Seating
Samurai-Helmet Seating
The Fly Chair by Patrick Norguet for OFFECCT
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57
UFO Seating
UFO Seating
The Zahra Chair by Odue is Out of This World
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56
Superhero Seating
Superhero Seating
The Elegant and Simple Cape Chair by Nea Studio
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55
Cheese Grater Seating
Cheese Grater Seating
Ricardo Garza Marcos' 'Lo' Lounger is Smoother Than it Looks
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54
Futuristic Squiggly Seating
Futuristic Squiggly Seating
The Exclusive Ripple Chair by William Emmerson
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53
Invisible Seating
Invisible Seating
The Aitali 2010 Collection by Samy Aitali and Fernando Nunes
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52
Lily-Like Seating
Lily-Like Seating
The Lilium Sofa and Chair Interprets Floral Motifs With a Modern Twist
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51
Segmented Bjork Seating
Segmented Bjork Seating
The Robo Chair by Lucanichetto for Offecct
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50
Fire Pit Seating
Fire Pit Seating
The Fireplace Lounge Maximizes Heat and Comfort
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49
Leather Lattice Chairs
Leather Lattice Chairs
The Daniel Heer 'Made in Leather' Collection is About Modern Tradition
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48
Mustache Seating
Mustache Seating
The 'Ionic Bench' by Laurie Beckerman is Wooden and Fun
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47
Funky Geometric Seating
Funky Geometric Seating
'Faz' by Ramon Esteve is all About White, Elegant Furniture
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46
Reading-Material Seating
Reading-Material Seating
The Functional HOI Magazine Chair by Jules & Jeremy
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45
Circular Couches
Circular Couches
Thom Kuhnes 'iLand' Revamps the Traditional Couch
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44
Antisocial Public Seating
Antisocial Public Seating
The NU/B1 Bench from Nesnel Ofis Keeps You Safe from Strangers
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43
Stackable Geometric Seating
Stackable Geometric Seating
The Metal Moare Chair Series by Lucie Koldova
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42
Stylish Plushy Seating
Stylish Plushy Seating
The Fashion Supersoft Sofa by Paolo Lucidi and Luca Pevere
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41
Simple Sultan Seating
Simple Sultan Seating
The JALIS Sofa Provides a Luxurious Statement Piece
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40
Concealed Bookshelf Chairs
Concealed Bookshelf Chairs
'Take A Seat' Offers Collapsible, Convenient Seating
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39
Giant Public Hammocks
Giant Public Hammocks
'Bench Between Pillars' by Ryuji Nakamura Architects is Odd but Fun
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38
Guest-Conscious Seating
Guest-Conscious Seating
The Shair Multi Purpose Chair Will Leave No One Left Standing
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37
Transformable Chairs
Transformable Chairs
The Puppo Chair Acts as Seating and Surface Area
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36
Figure Eight Seating
Figure Eight Seating
The Eight Bar Stool is Perfect for Ocho-Cinco
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35
Slithering Snake Seating
Slithering Snake Seating
The Gordon Guillaumier 'Freeflow' Sofa Slithers into Any Shape
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34
Typographic Seating
Typographic Seating
The Banco Bold Chair by Sanserif Creatius Makes an Eco Statement
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33
Playful Balancing Seats
Playful Balancing Seats
The Bop Stool by Baita Design is Inspired by the Bop Bag
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32
Loopy Benches
Loopy Benches
The 'Huge Sudeley Bench' by Pablo Reinoso at Sudeley Castle
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31
Springy Seating
Springy Seating
The Spring Rider Lounge Chair is Comfy and Bouncy
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30
Transparent Seating
Transparent Seating
The Invisibles by Tokujin Yoshioka is an Optical Illusion
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29
Braided Seating
Braided Seating
The Cloud Stool by Joon and Jung is Wonderfully Woven
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28
Chairs for Pairs (UPDATE)
Chairs for Pairs (UPDATE)
The Wicker Moebius Armchair Seats Two People Face-To-Face
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27
Modest Modern Seating
Modest Modern Seating
Artdesign Studio Tsesler & Voichenko's Neat Living Chair
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26
Wavy Circular Seats
Wavy Circular Seats
The Ondine Bench by Michael Bihain and Cedric Callewaert
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25
Super-Comfortable Office Seating
Super-Comfortable Office Seating
The Herman Miller Chair is Designed to Adjust to the User
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24
Eclectic Minimalist Furniture
Eclectic Minimalist Furniture
The Objeti 2010 Collection is Both Sophisticated and Playful
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23
Graphic Wave Benches
Graphic Wave Benches
The Alexandre Moronnoz Urban Seating Evokes a Futuristic Feel
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22
Glowing Outdoor Couches
Glowing Outdoor Couches
The Sirchester Luminous Sofa Illuminates for Those Dark Starry Nights
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21
Perforated Metal Seating
Perforated Metal Seating
The Tobias Labaraque Aluminum Chair is Agressively Comfortable
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20
Copious Couches
Copious Couches
The Next Large Sofa is Perfect for Big Spaces
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19
Sliced Straw Seating
Sliced Straw Seating
The Forcemeat Sofa by Yuliyan Mikov Looks Like Laser-Cut PVC Pipe
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18
Soundproof Seating
Soundproof Seating
The Volida Panther Sofa Looks Like a Recording Booth
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17
Computer Keyboard Benches
Computer Keyboard Benches
2000 Keys Used to Create the Wolfgang Seating Solution
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16
Modern Lounge Seating
Modern Lounge Seating
The Monsieur Madame Design IKO Chair Adds Fun Sophistication
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15
Bedrock Furniture
Bedrock Furniture
Bruhl Designs Oddly Shaped and Cheerful Seating
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14
Minimal Comfort Furniture
Minimal Comfort Furniture
The Abachus Table Welcomes Jovial Company
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13
Curvy Comfort Seating
Curvy Comfort Seating
The Circle-Inspired Denwo Chair Combines Style and Function
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12
Salacious Sofa Seating
Salacious Sofa Seating
The Aero Bed and Lounger by Ventury
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11
Star Trek Seating
Star Trek Seating
The LS1 Office Chair Makes You Feel Like Captain of Your Workspace
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10
Puzzled Seating
Puzzled Seating
Furniture that Changes Form & Function with Arrangement
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9
Jenga Furniture
Jenga Furniture
Zen Collection by Jung Jae Yup is Made of Modular Blocks
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8
Nature-Inspired Seating
Nature-Inspired Seating
Bambi and Spider's Webs Prompt Japanese Chair Designs
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7
Integrated Speaker Sofas
Integrated Speaker Sofas
The Multifunctional Sound Pet Audio System by Studio Lim
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6
Circular Seating Bookcases
Circular Seating Bookcases
The Archive Bookshelf Collection by David Garcia
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5
Sculpted Wood Seating
Sculpted Wood Seating
The Savannah Rocker by Jolyon Yates is a Gorgeous Place to Kick Back
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4
Magnetized Seating
Magnetized Seating
The 'Minus 13 Chair' is Made of 59 Magnetic Pillows
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3
Loft Living Furnishings
Loft Living Furnishings
The 'Loftbox 101' is a Personal Space Creator
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2
Hidden Storage Seating
Hidden Storage Seating
The Safo Sofa by Baita Design Has Backrest Storage Units
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1
Transformable Shipping Seating
Transformable Shipping Seating
The Eco-Friendly 'Pallet Chair & Table' by Gas & Air Studios
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