The centrepiece of every contemporary space is a great chair packed with loads of personality. These three finds do the trick for frugal-to-fantasy budgets.
Amp up a study space with the Academy chair in juicy orange ($129 on sale, cb2.com).
Though it looks like wood, Ikea's PS Brygga seat ($399, 1475 Queensway, 416-646-4532, ikea.com) is actually made of high-density foam boards.
BD Barcelona's lounger ($5,858, Ministry of the Interior, 80 Ossington, 416-533-6684, ministryoftheinterior.net) reinvents an Eamesesque shape in rich red.