Daniel Valdez’s Steampunk Professor X. Wheelchair is epic: made with a 150 year-old rocking chair, it’s powered with Arduino/Adafruit and has chilled vodka and cranberry juice on tap.
Its the chair that never ends: made from sheesham wood, the Jigsaw Puzzle Stool’s die-cut design can be chain-linked infinitely, ensuring you’ll never be able to buy just one.
Five years in the making, Wiege’s On Chair is off-balance in a good way: the active seat has joints that can tilt forward, back, and side to side, thereby keeping you moving while sitting.
Part good-natured prank, part social experiment, Blu Dot Studio randomly leaves 25 of their chairs on Manhattan streets, tracks who “curb-mines” them, and then interviews them.
With distressed chestnut leather on an unpolished tubular steel frame, the Bresson Rocker is the ultimate man-chair: it’s well-worn comfort for those who believe in usin’ it or losin’ it.
The Cathedral is gone, but own a piece of history with a Yankee Stadium seat which includes an authentic seat back/bottom plus commemorative arms; also available: Texas Stadium.
Ideal for dorm rooms and other cramped, couch-less spaces, the SlouchBack turns your bed into a sofa; it features built-in cup holders, removable covers and inflates in 30 seconds.
Swiss furniture company Laisr’s line of race car chairs are stationary yet speedy: these carbon fiber seats are inspired by classic race cars including the legendary Porsche 917.
Reminisce with old fighter jock buddies in style at the Phantom Bar; it features four F-4 Mk 7 ejection seats around a table made from a C-119 transport’s original cowl.
Behold, the armored throne: Aodh O Donnel’s Armadillo Chair resembles the leathery hide of its mammalian cousins, albeit with hand-bolted laminate chips over a fiberglass frame.
Nick and Beau Trincia have managed to combine a desk, a chair and a laptop case into one unit: the Openaire separates into a laptop desk and a plush chair when unfolded.
Fly by the seat of your pants through your office with this F-4 Ejection Seat; it features an authentic seat from the Vietnam-era F-4 Phantom fighter jet with matching aluminum base.
Perfect for graffiti artists who have moved onto more profitable (and legal) pastures, Fat Cap Chairs are giant spray can cap-style seats; they’re available to order in two styles.
More affordable than Embody, Herman Miller’s Setu is a multipurpose chair; its flexible kinematic spine and elastomeric fabric mesh are designed to eliminate the need to adjust your seat.
Arguably the most powerful seat in the world, Gunlocke’s Washington Chair has been used by eight US presidents in the Oval Office; royal rumps include FDR, JFK and Nixon.
We’re not sure if Eduardo McIntosh’s Autonomous Living Unit is designed for relaxing or eating us alive, but it sure looks cool; it squeezes all the functions of a home into a single chair.
Okamura brings the office down to earth with low, rear-tilting seats that’ll make you look like a racecar driver; they’re ideal for creative pros who spend long periods of time at the computer.
A low-cost motion simulator for businesses, the Predator lets you pitch up to 350lb +/- 15 degrees and includes a racing seat, force feedback wheel and support for off the shelf PC games.
Deckstool is where old decks go for a second chance: built from broken skateboards, each is crafted and finished in urban Philly and totally unique; they’ll even make your own Custom stool.
We men have two sacred places: the toilet and the recliner; Gianni Pedone’s Morfojet Chair honors the latter with a crazy jet turbine shape, built-in CD player and multiple speakers.
There are recliners, and then there’s Varier’s sleek Gravity Reclining Chair; choose from one of four positions, the last of which radically tilts the leg rests back and upwards.
Natuzzi’s Sound Armchair not only looks like primo bachelor pad decor but “sounds” like it too, with a pair of hidden speakers and minijack audio input; choose from over 150 colors.
With 11 tabletops, triple monitor and 7.1 speaker support, the V1 Flagship is more like a cockpit than a desk; got the urge to splurge? Upgrade to solid oak surface and Porsche chairs.
They only exist as renders, but we hope Erick Sakal’s Another Long Chair gets made; the organic, segmented design an anodized aluminum slats put cheap patio furniture to shame.
Immensely versatile, Brandon Allen’s Calypso chair can be folded every which way; possible uses include a laptop station/desk, an informal meeting area an a coffee table.
Urban is the name of the game with Panasonic’s EP1082KL Chair, whose brushed aluminum accents contrast well with stitched black leather; the ottoman doubles as a leg massager.
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