The A List: Seating Options

Seating options today run the gamut from curvy and modern to classic and tufted. Here's a look at what's selling around the world

SEATTLE Comfort is as high a priority as style for local buyers of Crate & Barrel's Blake lounge chair ($799)—they spend most of the year nesting inside

LOS ANGELES Since coming onto the market in 1994, Herman Miller's ergonomic Aeron chair ($949) has become a must-have on movie and TV sets

QUITO The simple design and natural tone of BoConcept's Schelly chair ($849) make it a hit among Ecuadorans who prefer warm colors and fluffy carpets

ST. LOUIS The city's famous arch was designed by Eero Saarinen and, coincidentally, so was a best seller for Design Within Reach, Knoll's Womb chair...

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