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21 Solitude-Sanctioning Seats

From High Headboard Couches to Hooded Office Chairs

— June 11, 2012 — Art & Design
With limited space in the office and in public areas these days, sometimes it is difficult to find a quiet place to talk, which is why furniture designers have been back at the drawing board to create solitude-sanctioning seats.

Couches, chairs and loveseats are now being configured with high-backs or rounded-enclosing frames so that sitters may enjoy a more private time by themselves or with the people sitting across from them. This increasing need for privacy probably stems from the wealth of personal information and total exposure on social networks. Enabling high-strung workers to sit back in a moment of solidarity is welcome in the bustling society of today.

Not only serving as an escape, these unconventional furnishings appeal to those with eccentric tendencies.
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Mod Awning Couches
Mod Awning Couches
Van Eijk and Van Der Lubbe Create Unique Modern Furniture Sets
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Colorfully Cubic Couches
Colorfully Cubic Couches
Box Sofa and Lounger by 'Loook Industries' Makes a Room Within a Room
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Foamy Furniture
Foamy Furniture
The Benjamin Hubert Pod Chair is a Room Within a Room
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Private Conversation Cubicles
Private Conversation Cubicles
1:1 by David Tsai is a New Way to Bring Privacy to Public Areas
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Socially Isolated Seating
Socially Isolated Seating
The Booth Lounge Chair by Addi Keour is Introverted
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Demure Secure Seating
Demure Secure Seating
The Modesty Sofa and Bench Encourages Restraint
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Traditionally Weaved Seating
Traditionally Weaved Seating
Ola Gillgren's Big Basket Chair is Large and Comfy
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Classic Cutout Armchairs
Classic Cutout Armchairs
The Wegner Papa Bear Chair is Made for Big Suave Men
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Quilted High Backs
Quilted High Backs
The Scene XXL Chair is Fit for a Contemporary Royal Family
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Hooded Office Chairs
Hooded Office Chairs
The ‘Workbay' Keeps Worker Bees Focused
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Extremely High Back Seats
Extremely High Back Seats
The Troyano Chair by Collection Alexandra is Fit for Rocker Royalty
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Simple Studded Seating
Simple Studded Seating
Lee Broom's Salon Armchair is Sophisticated and Relaxed
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Public Meeting Seating
Public Meeting Seating
David Fox's Nestle Couch Provides Much Needed Privacy in Open Spaces
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Modular Privacy Seating
Modular Privacy Seating
The Arnhem Sofa by Sebastian Herkner Provides Intimacy at Whim
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High Headboard Couches
High Headboard Couches
The Highlife Sofa Takes Formal Inspiration from Stately Sleepers
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Leafy Folding Backrests
Leafy Folding Backrests
The Limbo Chair Provides Both Privacy and Openness
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Colorful Eco Cubicles
Colorful Eco Cubicles
Alain Gilles Combines Privacy & Openess for Buzzispace
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Concave Cocoon Chairs
Concave Cocoon Chairs
The Private Rocker by Kyle Fleet is a Bookworms Hideaway
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Pleasing Privacy Pods
Pleasing Privacy Pods
Freyja Sewell's Hush Seating Provides a Warm, Womblike Haven
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Privacy Chairs
Privacy Chairs
The Prooff Ear Chair Makes Privacy Look Good
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Privacy Sofas for Offices
Privacy Sofas for Offices
Alcove Highback Business Seating
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