The S 7580 Tango upright vacuum can stand on its own, but the Miele name (and its accompanying quality) certainly helps hold this cleaner up among the best. In addition to its sleek look, it's fixed with an LED light on front for top visibility. (HEPA filter equipped.)
The 1958 molded plywood stacking chairs by Norman Cherner are perfect for home, office or cafe. The seat is made of laminated plywood of graduated thickness, from 15 plys to 5 plys at the perimeter of the shell. Available with or without arms.
Pros: The compact Parsons is ideal for a small apartment: Its shallow depth hugs the wall, and since it doesn’t look overbearingly desk-ish it can double as a console table or even a bar. If you need the piece further scaled down, there’s also a mini version that’s 18 inches shorter.