Bags of Style

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the recreation room, that ubiquitous piece of 1970s furniture—the beanbag chair—reappears on the scene. But this time, shapeless blobs are out, and eye-popping new forms and fabrics are in. Designer models are plopping down in lofts, home cinemas, trendy bars, even dining rooms. Here are five you won't want to hide in your closet.

LIVINGSTONES Inspired by her native Nice's shingle beach, French designer Stéphanie Marin's line of giant pebble "poufs"—which come in varying sizes—add a surrealist touch to interiors. Covered in soft new wool...

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