Not the first time that the classic Togo seating system has been the inspiration for a high street range. In fact, DFS had one a couple of years back. If you missed that, you might want to check out this Harper seating range at Modern.
The collection includes wardrobes, chests of drawers of various sizes, sideboards and TV cabinets, all of which have been created from two sections of curved multi-ply in walnut or matt white. The fronts and backs are available in white or black lacquer or with the walnut option a glossy taupe finish, which looks particularly midcentury.
As you would expect with Ligne Roset products, the Cemia range comes with a hefty price attached – a 2 drawer bedside unit costs £1,261 whilst the sideboard pictured here costs £3,374. Further details are available on the Ligne Roset West End website.
We love the Pumpkin chair. An early 70s design classic from Pierre Paulin and originally produced for Georges Pompidou's private apartment in the Élysée Palace, this space age gem went into mass production for the very first time in 2008, appearing most recently as an annviversary edition. But with prices starting at a very minimum £900 (and usually much more), it's not cheap. So here's an alternative – the Tesco Sphere chair.
Ok, it doesn't have the finesse of the Paulin original, it just wouldn't. But it does offer up a similar profile, with a circular shape, slightly raised back and a choice of fabric or leather construction. The fabric is in red, the leather in black.
If you are trying to re-create that 70s space age look, the Sphere chair offers the shape and the style without the big price tag. How cheap? Well, the fabric chair is yours online for £144.99, the leather discounted for £129.99. Even better, Tesco has discount code on its site right now that knocks another £10 off both prices.
The original reissue has been featured on thos pages before, but now you can join the queue for a limited edition Ligne Roset Pumpkin armchair in two striped finishes.
The new versions of the Pierre Paulin space age classic are to celebrate Ligne Roset's 150th anniversary, with just 150 of the red and the blue being offered worldwide. Or red Divina and blue Divina if you want the official names. All will be numbered and feature the slogan '150 ans d'avance' and the Pierre Paulin textile label.
The original was produced in 1971 for seating for the private apartments of Claude and Georges Pompidou at the Elysée Palace. In 2010, a basic Pumpkin costs from £900. The limited edition? That will retail for around £1,500.