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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Desk Chairs

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 04, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Alexa last modified Oct 03, 2012

We recently asked our Facebook friends what they wanted us to cover for this week's 10 Easy Pieces. The verdict? Office chairs (Zak, this is for you), side tables, and more to follow. Here are ten desk chairs guaranteed to increase productivity (or at least design happiness): Above: The classic Eames Aluminum Management Chair is available in a dozen different colors at Room & Board; prices start at $1,849. Above: Ikea's Jules Swivel Chair is available in five colors for $39.99. Above: From Danish company HAY, the About a Chair AAC20 was designed by Hee Welling with "conspicuous simplicity" in mind; €268 from Connox. Above: The streamlined Folio Leather Office Chair is available in eight different pigment dyes; $399 from Crate and Barrel. Above: The Eames Rolling Fiberglass Shell Chair is $425 at Modernica and is available in 15 colors. Above: Josep Mora's Egoa Task Chair is available in oak, beech, cherry, walnut, black, and white. The chair is ergonomic with self-breaking casters and adjustable seat height; $699 from Design Within Reach. Above: Designed for the Hudson Hotel in New York and made in the US, the Hudson Task Chair is made from 80 percent recycled aluminum and available in a brushed or polished finish; $960 from Design Within Reach. Above: The 1 940s Banker's Chair in antiqued black is $495 at Restoration Hardware. Above: A vintage leather Saarinen Executive Task Chair is available from Pegboard Modern in Chicago, via 1st Dibs. New versions of the Executive Task Chair start at $1,834 at All Modern. Above: Room & Board's Jake Office Chair in cherry or walnut is molded from plywood with aluminum and casters for $179. Above: The Snille Swivel Chair in black powder coated steel is $24.99 from Ikea. N.B.: Looking for office inspiration? See our issue titled Get to Work about office spaces and accessories.






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