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  • Top 5 Reasons to Buy an Aeron.

    Top 5 Reasons to Buy an Aeron.

    Listed below are the top five reasons to buy an Aeron Chair. Though there certainly are many more reasons than these, the following ten observations of the Aeron highlight the features that we feel make it simply the most appealing, most complete and most coveted office chair on the market today. 

  • Cardboard Furniture

    Cardboard Furniture

    Not ‘looks like cardboard’ furniture, not ‘has a little piece of cardboard stuck somewhere’ furniture, not even ‘half made out of cardboard and the other half normal’ furniture; no! real, bona fide, start to finish and top to bottom CARDBOARD furniture!

  • Aeron Summer Sale!

    Aeron Summer Sale!

    Have you been biding your time, practicing the whole “patience is a virtue” thing all the while looking for that perfect opportunity to swoop in purchase your new Aeron Chair? Well, if you have then I’ve got some great news for ya, your virtuous mission of self-restraint is over! There has never been a better […]

  • Furniture Design: Grow Your Own Furniture, Israeli Style!

    Furniture Design: Grow Your Own Furniture, Israeli Style!

    The brainchild of Industrial Product Designer and Jerusalem native Itay Kirshenbaum, the furniture you see pictured above is… wait for it… grown. Yes, that’s right, watered and grown. These oddly shaped canvas stools begin life as simple canvas bags filled with a mix of concrete powder that, when liberally soaked (or ‘watered’ ) with a […]

  • Aeron Chair: An Aeron Born Every 17 Seconds

    Aeron Chair: An Aeron Born Every 17 Seconds

    Using east Asian techniques imported from Toyota, the Herman Miller manufacturing company has achieved incredible efficiency while empowering its workers.

  • Outdoor Furniture

    Outdoor Furniture

    As the days of summer progress and temperatures continue to rise, some of us (myself included) scramble for the air conditioned refuge of the indoors, and only venture out when absolutely necessary, and even then, only when the promise of an air conditioned vehicle awaits. For others, more tolerant of the heat than I, this […]

  • Aeron Chair by Herman Miller

    Aeron Chair by Herman Miller

    Any conversation that begins with “office chair” must inevitably turn to the great and incomparable Aeron by Herman Miller. The very embodiment of ergonomic perfection and unanimously held to be the perfect office chair, the Aeron has been the gold standard for as long as it has been on the market. Loaded with incredible features […]

  • 4th of July Weekend Sale

    4th of July Weekend Sale

    “…the land of the free (shipping!) and the home of the brave!”. Celebrate Independence day in true American style, check out the new and amazing holiday furniture deals now available at Madison Seating.

  • Sectional Sofa’s by Abbyson Living

    Sectional Sofa’s by Abbyson Living

    With a careful and intricately balanced relationship of design, size and comfort, the all new Devonshire top-grain leather sectional is the kind of must-have furniture piece that can add timeless luxury to the most important place in your home. This exclusive collection captures the grand styling of old warm charm while providing an added contemporary […]

  • Invisible Furniture!

    Invisible Furniture!

    Using the material properties of mirror finished acrylic, brooklyn-based designer Takeshi Miyakawa has created the illusion of disappearing chairs and tables, the assembled pieces are also bent and distorted with heat to create intricate wrinkle-like textures throughout the surface planes. Creative, artistic, imaginative… and likely to cause a sharp increase in bruised knees and stubbed […]

  • IBM’s Smarter Street Furniture Initiative

    IBM’s Smarter Street Furniture Initiative

    Famous for their progressive thinking and innovative brilliance, IBM‘s latest project in their ‘people for smarter cities’ campaign involves art, furniture and a whole new approach to street level advertising.

  • Aeron Chair – 5 Reasons to Buy One Now

    Aeron Chair – 5 Reasons to Buy One Now

    Ok, no beating around the bush here… let’s dive right in… Reason #1 – Unparalleled Quality: With the Aeron Chair by Herman Miller you get only the absolute finest quality in material and design. The legendary Office Chair manufacturers are renowned for their superior quality and attention to detail. With the purchase of an Aeron […]

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