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Top 60 Furniture Trends in October

From Wearable Exoskeleton Chairs to Origami-Inspired Seating

— October 27, 2018 — Art & Design
The October 2018 furniture trends infuse artistic design elements with functional purposes from a variety of different angles. The list of examples this month highlights sustainable and versatile elements, bringing function and art to both public and domestic spaces.

The LEX seating solution by Astride Bionix is a wearable seat that has elevated portable elements as it can pull into a chair whenever needed. It is constructed from space-grade aluminum materials to have supportive sensibilities. It is strapped onto the lower half of the wearer and can be folded and unfolded whenever it needs to be in use.

Another example is the Exo chair designed by Svilen Gamolov, which boasts design elements inspired by traditional Japanese origami practices. It has an unconventional structure and rethinks new perspectives without disrupting the furniture's function.
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Nap-Inspired Furniture Commercials
Nap-Inspired Furniture Commercials
IKEA UK Taps into the Art of Napping for an Advertisement
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Woven Bubbly Fiber Rugs
Woven Bubbly Fiber Rugs
Margrethe Odgaard Designs the Pebble Rugs From Jute Yarn
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Customizable Book Benches
Customizable Book Benches
The Sledgecorner 'Bookpouf' Turns Literature into a Seating Solution
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Indian Skirt-Inspired Tables
Indian Skirt-Inspired Tables
Helen Kontouris Designed the Lehenga Table Collection for Len
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Wine Storage Speaker Tables
Wine Storage Speaker Tables
The 'T-Cellar' Wine Table is the Perfect Spot for Storing Libations
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Aluminum Ladder-Made Furniture
Aluminum Ladder-Made Furniture
The Great Escape Series by PZZL Challenges Function
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Diamond-Inspired Seating Solutions
Diamond-Inspired Seating Solutions
The 'Adamantem' Chair Has a Charmingly Handsome Design
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Skeletal Street Art Seats
Skeletal Street Art Seats
The OKUDA x HAROW Skull Chair is Vibrant and Geometric
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Season-Informed Still Life Photoshoots
Season-Informed Still Life Photoshoots
Melanie Abrantes Debuts Her Line in a Beautiful Setting
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Plate Glass Seating Solutions
Plate Glass Seating Solutions
The 'Suction Stool' by XYZ Architecture Creates a Minimalist Look
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Futuristically Curved Desks
Futuristically Curved Desks
The Shra Desk by Nüvist Sports a Fluid Design for Enhanced Creativity
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Deconstructed Functional Wardrobe Designs
Deconstructed Functional Wardrobe Designs
Baohan Jiang Experiments with Perceptions of Time & Form
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Two-Tiered Snacking Sofas
Two-Tiered Snacking Sofas
Tostitos' Stadium Sofa Keeps Food and Drinks within Reach
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Minimalistic Joinery Tables
Minimalistic Joinery Tables
The Hiko Side Table by José Bermúdez Has No Screws or Hardware
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Midcentury Inspired Side Tables
Midcentury Inspired Side Tables
The 'TEN' Table Boasts an Intuitive Support System
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Earthly Contemporary Lighting Collection
Earthly Contemporary Lighting Collection
Brave Matter Uses Himalayan Pink Salt as a Material
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Industrial Stackable Chairs
Industrial Stackable Chairs
Marcel Sigel's Soda Chair Elevates the Traditional Bentwood Chair
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Colorfully Disjointed Upcycled Sculptures
Colorfully Disjointed Upcycled Sculptures
Lorenzo Vitturi Uses Furniture for Artistic Expression
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Multi-Surface Tables
Multi-Surface Tables
This Cocktails' Table Has Satellite Surfaces for a Party's Worth of Drinks
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Fashionable Furniture Start-Ups
Fashionable Furniture Start-Ups
'The Inside' Makes Quality, Affordable Pieces Accessible Online
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Native Weaving Furniture
Native Weaving Furniture
Carolina Ortega Designed the Bamba Collection Inspired by Colombian Art
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Modular Outdoor Sofas
Modular Outdoor Sofas
The Big Joe Lux Modular Sectional Allows for Enhanced Customization
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Frame-Illuminated Seating Solutions
Frame-Illuminated Seating Solutions
The 'Tube Chair' by Tim Chen Glows for a Touch of Modern Light
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Ultra-Minimalist Contemporary Benches
Ultra-Minimalist Contemporary Benches
Videre Licet's 'Offset Cube' is Incredibly Elegant & Chic
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Curated Vintage Furniture Shops
Curated Vintage Furniture Shops
Homestead Seattle is a Store That Sells Beautiful Retro Pieces
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Reclaimed Teak Furniture
Reclaimed Teak Furniture
Alexander Purcell Rodrigues Designs the Lapis Side Table for Link Outdoor
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Customizable Shifting Seating Solutions
Customizable Shifting Seating Solutions
The KI Sway Lounge Chair Reacts to Your Movements
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Sculptural Concrete Faucet Designs
Sculptural Concrete Faucet Designs
Brizo's 'Vettis Bath Collection' is Informed by Brutalism
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Revamped Slinky Seating
Revamped Slinky Seating
The Renaissance Chair Harkens Back to an Ancient Roman Throne
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Century-Celebrating Leather Chairs
Century-Celebrating Leather Chairs
THONET Celebrates 100 Years of the Bauhaus with a Limited Chair
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African Safari-Inspired Seats
African Safari-Inspired Seats
The Serengeti Lounge Chair Harkens Back to Retro Travel Essentials
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Corrugated Metal Furniture Detailing
Corrugated Metal Furniture Detailing
Beeline Design's 'Ridge Collection' is a Material Experiment
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Modern Bright 19-Century Apartments
Modern Bright 19-Century Apartments
Hatchet Design Build's Townhouse Design is a Collaboration
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Overflowing Cushion Seating Solutions
Overflowing Cushion Seating Solutions
The 'Troll Chair' by Anastasia Nysten is Stylishly Laid-Back
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Successful Geo-Targeting Store Campaigns
Successful Geo-Targeting Store Campaigns
IKEA Drives More Customers to Its Store with Data
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Off-Centered Dining Furniture
Off-Centered Dining Furniture
Philippe Malouin Designed the Disproportioned Offset Dining Table
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Elegant Sculptural Terrazzo Decor
Elegant Sculptural Terrazzo Decor
Joyce Wang Studio's Collection Highlights Material Versatility
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Private Public Workstation Shades
Private Public Workstation Shades
The 'Corner Office' Helps to Limit Distractions When Working
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Modular Elastic Furniture
Modular Elastic Furniture
Bram Kerkhofs' 'Coil Piece' is a Shelf and a Open Cabinet
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Adorable Animal Home Decor
Adorable Animal Home Decor
Studio Front Creates Cute and Modern Resting Animals for Vitra
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Sleek Multipurpose Office Furniture
Sleek Multipurpose Office Furniture
The 'POLY' Chair Brings Organic Design to the Office
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Load-Bearing End Tables
Load-Bearing End Tables
This Tubular Steel Table Provides a Flat Surface and Several Pegs As Hooks
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3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
These Design-Forward Rugs are Presented at 'Dutch Stuff'
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Bottle-Sized Outdoor Chairs
Bottle-Sized Outdoor Chairs
The 'GO CHAIR' Folds Up for Ultra-Easy Portability
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Gradient Auto Glass Tables
Gradient Auto Glass Tables
Thinkk Studio Introduces a Series of Ribbed Glass Furniture
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Flat-Shipped Minimal Chairs
Flat-Shipped Minimal Chairs
The 'Cinch' Chair Does Not Require Any Tools in Its Construction
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Origami-Inspired Seating
Origami-Inspired Seating
The Exo Chair Mimics the Folding of Paper and the Rigidity of Sculpture
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Augmented Reality Online Shopping
Augmented Reality Online Shopping
Opendesk Allows Its Customers to Choose Furniture with AR
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Bright Pastel Apartment Interiors
Bright Pastel Apartment Interiors
HAO Design's 'Starburst House' Boasts a Contemporary Aesthetic
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Customizable Modular Mattresses
Customizable Modular Mattresses
The M3 Launchpad Adapts to Sleep Patterns, Seasons and Conditions
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Modernized Inflatable Furniture Designs
Modernized Inflatable Furniture Designs
The MOJOW Inflatable Furniture is Retro yet Chic
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Eco-Conscious Flat-Pack Furniture
Eco-Conscious Flat-Pack Furniture
Henning Stummel's Compact Furniture Collection is Sustainable
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Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
IKEA's SJÄLVSTÄNDIG Line is Inspired by DIY Projects
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Bauhaus-Inspired Plant Stands
Bauhaus-Inspired Plant Stands
Bujnie Introduces the BonBon Collection Full of Simplistic Forms
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Shifting Dining Table Shelves
Shifting Dining Table Shelves
The 'SWING' Furniture Piece from German Smart Living is Ingenious
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Temporary Eco-Friendly Concept Stores
Temporary Eco-Friendly Concept Stores
'Skandium Townhouse' Boasts Furniture by Montana & Skagerak
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Vacuum-Sealed Sofas
Vacuum-Sealed Sofas
This Collection of Compressed Furniture Makes Moving a Lighter Weight Effort
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Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Atelier Sagitta's Design is Color-Rich, Bold and Assertive
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Wearable Exoskeleton Chairs
Wearable Exoskeleton Chairs
The Astride Bionix 'LEX' Supports Posture and Offers a Seat Anywhere
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