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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Slipping into something more comfortable in office furniture

Patricia Urquiola's convertible Hosu chair, which was part of the 2012 NeoCon trade show. Typically, the scene of NeoCon, the contract furniture trade show held in Chicago every year, is a field of laminates and steel with oatmeal and gray color palettes, but in the show that wrapped up Wednesday visitors where greeted with designs and colors so jaunty they might even want those at home.