- If you chase long afternoons lolling by the pool, with longer evenings of the same, there is only one piece of furniture on your mind. Ours too.
Who says you can't lounge comfortably in beautifully-designed furniture? Here, eight Dwell-approved chaise longues we definitely don't mind lounging in.
- Pros: The combination of black lacquered steel, walnut veneer, and black laminate (or, for a price bump, Corian) lends this reissue of a 1950s classic a luxurious feel, as do the self-closing drawer gliders. It’s almost too chic for a home office—unless you live on the set of Mad Men.Cons: When closed, the double-decker drawers appear to be two different sizes, but it’s a front: Upon opening, they’re revealed to be equally puny, just over two inches deep. In the digital age, have roomy drawers gone the way of the eight-track?
- Cozy up to nature with an all-encompassing look at terrestrial life from Dwell's April 2014 issue.
Cast aluminum with vinyl coated polyester mesh.
- One of the highlights of my recent trip to Basel, Switzerland, was crossing the border to visit the Vitra campus in Weil-am-Rhein, Germany, about 25 minutes from Basel, and exploring the VitraHaus.
Steel tube frame with polyamide slats.
Teak frame with WaProLace (polyethylene fiber) netting.