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Automobile-Inspired Ball Chairs

Racing Emotion's New Chair Designs are Inspired by Classic Cars

— September 5, 2016 — Art & Design
French company Racing Emotion recently combined automobile racing with mid-century designs to create a line of furniture that is perfect for car-lovers. Meant to act as the centerpiece of any room, the new pieces put a unique twist on the classic ball chair design.

The new lineup from Racing Emotion consists of eight ball chairs decorated to resemble classic cars. The cars chosen for the line include everything from Walt Disney's Herbie to the Lang Heck version of the Porsche 917. Each design was painstakingly created by a pair car designers from Le Mans, France. In addition to the decorative exterior, the inside of each chair also feature hand-stitched leather, which can be customized according to the customer's preferences.

While on the pricy side, the racing-inspired ball chairs let customers show off their passion for classic cars in a chic and comfortable way.
Trend Themes
1. Automobile-inspired Furniture - Opportunity for furniture designers to incorporate automotive elements into their designs, appealing to car enthusiasts.
2. Customizable Interior Design - Potential for interior design companies to offer personalized and themed furniture options for their customers.
3. Luxury Home Decor - Emerging market for high-end furniture pieces that serve as statement pieces in home decor.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity for furniture designers to explore unique and inspired designs influenced by automotive aesthetics.
2. Interior Design - Opportunity for interior design companies to tap into the demand for customized and themed furniture pieces.
3. Luxury Home Goods - Potential for luxury home decor brands to offer exclusive and high-quality furniture collections that cater to car enthusiasts.
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