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Top 50 Furniture Trends in September

From Anime-Inspired Lounge Chairs to Functional Bench Tables

— September 24, 2016 — Art & Design
These September 2016 furniture trends range from functional bench tables to anime-inspired lounge chairs which prove that plush toys are not just for kids. In addition to ThinkGeek's 'Snorlax Bean Bag Chair,' -- a furniture piece that pays tribute to pop culture's recent Pokemon obsession -- other standouts include mystical buddha seats that are illuminated for added effect.

When looking at the month's functional furniture examples, standouts include multipurpose medical desks that offer various uses and storage options along with portable briefcase desks that are ideal for mobile use. For example, Bestmade Company's 'Field' desk can be easily folded out and features hidden writing tool compartments and a felt mat that doubles as the perfect work surface for users.
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Beanbag Chair Backpacks
Beanbag Chair Backpacks
'Bean About' is a Range of Lightweight Beanbags That Fold into Backpacks
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Simplified Furniture Ads
Simplified Furniture Ads
'Let's Relax' by IKEA Reminds That Furniture is Meant to Be Functional
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Tribal Headwear Mirrors
Tribal Headwear Mirrors
The Marabout-Inspired Tribal Mirror Reflects Headpieces onto Viewers
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47
Preserving Freshness Fridges
Preserving Freshness Fridges
LG InstaView Refrigerator Decreases Escaping Cold Air To Sustain Food
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46
Illuminated Buddha Chairs
Illuminated Buddha Chairs
The 'Sereno Armchair' Lets Consumers Relax in Buddha's Lap
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Morphing Smart Moveables
Morphing Smart Moveables
Philips Smart Furniture Offers an Frame Shape that Can Be Customized
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44
Sartorial Furniture Installations
Sartorial Furniture Installations
This Australian Installation Celebrates the Humble White Shirt
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43
Mattress-Advertising Airport Lounges
Mattress-Advertising Airport Lounges
This Airport Seating Lounge Provides Ultra-Comfortable Seats
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42
Sound-Absorbing Armchairs
Sound-Absorbing Armchairs
This Sophisticated Armchair is Perfect for Work and Privacy
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Laser-Cut Table Tops
Laser-Cut Table Tops
These Tables Offer a Modern Twist on a Traditional Design
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40
Ergonomic Trestle Tables
Ergonomic Trestle Tables
This Desk by Viccarbe Offers a Large Communal Workspace for Offices
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Collapsible Stackable Stools
Collapsible Stackable Stools
The 'Dong Stool' is Designed to Be Stored Easily
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Statue-Inspired Sofas
Statue-Inspired Sofas
Ákos Huber's 'Wing Sofa' Takes Inspiration from the Nike of Samothrace
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Anime-Inspired Lounge Chairs
Anime-Inspired Lounge Chairs
This Giant Pokémon Bean Bag Chair Allows Fans to Rest Comfortably
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Slimly Supple Dining Chairs
Slimly Supple Dining Chairs
The Synnes Chair's Backrest is Only Six Millimeters Thick
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Asymmetrical Freestanding Wardrobes
Asymmetrical Freestanding Wardrobes
This Rack is Perfect for People Who Require Extra Closet Space
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34
Expedited Furniture Marketplaces
Expedited Furniture Marketplaces
The Dibind Platform Helps Users Quickly Buy & Sell Used Furniture
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Illusory Wire Shelves
Illusory Wire Shelves
The 'Field' Bracket by Dmitry Kozinenko Uses Cables to Hold Objects
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Cooperative Dining Tables
Cooperative Dining Tables
'Sati Tala' is a Dining Table for Two with a Balancing Tabletop
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Sculptural Animal Tables
Sculptural Animal Tables
These Tables Replicate the Image of Animals in Water
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30
Steely Outdoor Furniture
Steely Outdoor Furniture
Diemmebi's 'Zeroquidici.015' is a Unique Take on Outdoor Furnishings
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Functional Table Benches
Functional Table Benches
The 'Afteroom Bench' Provides Both a Sitting Area and Workspace in One
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Multi-Purpose Medical Desks
Multi-Purpose Medical Desks
This Desk Was Designed to Simplify the Jobs of Doctors and Nurses
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Culturally-Inspired Furniture Collections
Culturally-Inspired Furniture Collections
These Furniture Pieces are Made with Japanese Influences
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26
Dual-Tier Standing Desks
Dual-Tier Standing Desks
The Gaze Desk's Height Can Be Adjusted to Promote Proper Posture
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Colonially Inspired Chairs
Colonially Inspired Chairs
The Stackable Pudica Chair Alludes to Portuguese Architecture
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Augmented Reality Decor Apps
Augmented Reality Decor Apps
The Ikea Catalog App Helps You Visualize Your Home Decor Ideas
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Iceberg-Inspired Home Decor
Iceberg-Inspired Home Decor
This Stool and Side Table Hybrid Makes a Statement on Climate Change
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Mobius Strip Chairs
Mobius Strip Chairs
The 'Up-Chair' Borrows Its Design from the Famous Paradox
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Workplace Nap Pods
Workplace Nap Pods
The Energy Beds Provide a Place to Catch Up on Sleep With a Programmed Rest
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Playful Compact Furniture
Playful Compact Furniture
This Collection is Designed to Be Both Tiny and Functional
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Mod-Inspired Shop Interiors
Mod-Inspired Shop Interiors
These REDvalentino Shop Interiors Embody Modernism and Retro Glamor
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Dichroic Glass Tables
Dichroic Glass Tables
These Abstract Tables by 'kukka' Reflect Color and Light
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17
Metal Furniture Collections
Metal Furniture Collections
This Furniture Line Was Inspired by Decor from the 1920s
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Splattered Organic Furniture
Splattered Organic Furniture
Alon Dodo's Modern Oak Dressers Feature an Imperfect Stain Design
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Portable Briefcase Desks
Portable Briefcase Desks
The Best Made Field Desk Offers a Mobile Writing Surface for Offsite Work
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Colorful Avian Armchairs
Colorful Avian Armchairs
The Quetzal is a Wingback Chair in an Atypically Conceptual Sense
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Recycled Skateboard Tables
Recycled Skateboard Tables
The 'DecksTop Timber' Table is Made from Broken Skateboard Decks
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12
Paper-Thin Stone Lampshades
Paper-Thin Stone Lampshades
The 'Rock Collection' Features Lampshades Made from Natural Shale
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11
Gradient Cabinet Designs
Gradient Cabinet Designs
This Wooden Cabinet Has a Textured Look That Makes It Stand Out in a Room
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10
Rapper-Made Furniture Parodies
Rapper-Made Furniture Parodies
IKEA Australia Made an Ad That Imagines a Kanye West Collaboration
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9
Aquatic Coral Tables
Aquatic Coral Tables
Alexandre Chapelin Recreates The Sea Coral Using Resin in 'La Table'
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8
Hidden Desk Compartments
Hidden Desk Compartments
This Desk is Inspired by the Fictional Secret Agent James Bond
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7
Aluminum Foil Furniture
Aluminum Foil Furniture
This Design Collection was Created from Leftover Materials and Foil
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6
Adaptable Table Couches
Adaptable Table Couches
The Dartmouth Sofa Convertible & Table Features a Hidden Stand Inside It
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5
Artist-Inspired String Chairs
Artist-Inspired String Chairs
This Two-Seater is Based on Leonardo da Vinci Sketches
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4
Compartmentalized Art Desks
Compartmentalized Art Desks
Laura Mrkša Created a Modular Table That Keeps Everything in Reach
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Table-Shaped Air Conditioners
Table-Shaped Air Conditioners
The 'Air-Tree' Can Reduce Energy Consumption and Costs in the Home
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Modular Couch Delivery Companies
Modular Couch Delivery Companies
'Burrow' Delivers Designer Couches That Assemble in Minutes
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Technology-Upcycling Projects
Technology-Upcycling Projects
This Company Released New Designs for Its Annual Recycling Project
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