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Condesa chair by Sentou Edition

Forget the set of drawers, it's the chair we're talking about here, specifically the Condesa chair by Sentou Edition. It's a take on the 'basket' chair common in the 1960s. Only this one has a structure in black powder coated solid steel with epoxy resin, while the seat is in plastic rope with UV protection. Which means it's good for in, out or in your conservatory. Three colour options, all selling for £305.

Via Retro to Go.

Flip Reverse It - Sebra 2 in 1 Table/Chair

Danish design team Sebra have come up with this clever design, the 2 in 1 Table Becomes Chair. As the name suggests, depending on which way you flip it, your tot can use it as a chair, or let it be a little table. Made from MDF with a toxin free finish, it's £95 from Kidsen.
viaBambino Goodies

Pantone Colour Chairs

I love these Pantone folding chairs from The Holding Company. Retro vibe and superbly space saving. They cost £54 and if you need some folding chairs, these are surely up there on the must have list.

Wooden Operator Chair

Home office furniture can often focus on practicality over style, but for those who want a more welcoming feel, this chair takes all the functionality of ordinary office seating, and gives it a charming twist. A solid beech revolving seat and supports bring classic rustic elegance to bear, while the gas-lift mechanism and the five sturdy wheels provide all the utility needed in a modern office. £249 from the Cotswold Company.

Vintage High Chair

If you want this, you need to get a wiggle on. It's on eBay with just a couple of hours left. Bidding is currently at £6.01. It's a highchair which goes in to a seat and table. I love it. 
And on the high chair note, if you're looking for some original and funky cushions for highchairs, you need to get in touch with Brighton designer, Sophie4Sophie.  She's just created some custom ones for my Tripp Trapp. They're brilliant. I will feature them here soon.

Posters for Chair Lovers

Blue Art Studio have created some adorable posters for chair lovers. I am loving the eye test, but my favourite has got to be the A to Z of fabulous designs. They've some other posters too, so go check them out now. You'll like them.

Eames RAR Inspired Clothing & Cushions at Mimimouse

I've been a fan of these statement bodysuits and tee's by web designer Nathalie of Mimimouse ever since I featured them on Bambino Goodies last year.
The sleek silhouettes screenprinted on 100% organic cotton feature one of our favourite chairs, the iconic and eduring Charles Eames' Rar rocker.

Available in short and long sleeves in a variety of colours, and in sizes for baby up to adult options, plus cutting a strut on cushions as well, these are fabulous buys for design fans.
Bodysuits and tee's start from £12 and cushions are £20 each.

Get a Free Gift Card Worth Up to £200 When You Buy a Sofa from Habitat

If you've had your eye on one of Habitat's divine sofas like the Ella shown, now's a good time to buy one as you'll get up to £200 in a gift card. Spend £500 - £749 and get £50, spend £750 to £1499 and get £100, and if it's £1500+ you'll get £200. The promotion's on from now till the 16th May while stocks last both in store and online.

Ligne Roset Anneau Chair

Anneau is a chair designed by Pierre Paulin from the 2010 Ligne Rosetcollection. It combines a simple ring base and seat. Anneau is evocative of Paulin’s “fauteuil 780,” also known as “Concorde.” One of his last creations, Anneau redefines the concept of the traditional lounge chair. The webbed suspension on the seat and back lie above a sculptural and sensual cast aluminum base, linked only by a doubled steel ring, resulting in a much lighter, almost ethereal design. It was in homage to this legendary designer, that Ligne Roset re-christened this chair “Anneau,” which means “ring” in French. Cute eh.

Via DesignMilk

The Eero Aarnio Ball Chair

This little lady shows us just how cool the EeroAarnio Ball Chair is. She's rocking that chair at the Sit Down exhibition at the V&A. It's from the 60's and already a modern contemporary classic. Available from DesignShop UK from £6500 but you can get cheaper reproductions, such as the £350 copy from Furnisho.
And big thanks to Bambino Goodies for the use of this image. If you're looking for more cool stuff for your under 4's, click over there now. It's addictive. I swear.