Best of the Best ... So Far: The Best of Apartment Therapy's Annual Guides

There's a lot of stuff out there in the big, wide world — and sorting through it all can be quite a challenge. We've been rounding up the best products on the market this year — everything from sofa beds to dish racks — to make your shopping excursions a little easier.

Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds 2012 — There are a lot of painful sofa beds out there. Don't worry - we rounded up the best of the lot.
Best Modern Dog Crates 2012 — Give your woofers his own modern home in the house.
Best Rocking Chairs — These ain't your grandma's old fashioned rocking chairs!
Best Dish Racks & Drainers 2012 — Not all dish racks are created equal. Some are super stylish and some do a better job than others.
Best Large Garbage Cans 2012 — Every home needs a garbage can so it may as well be stylish!

Best Outdoor Dining Tables 2012 — Dining alfresco is one of life's simple pleasures.
Best Outdoor Dining Chairs 2012 — What's an outdoor dining table without chairs?
Best Shoe Racks, Cabinets & Stands 2012 — So many shoes, so little space.
Best Wall Mount Hooks & Coat Racks 2012 — Get your entryway ready for fall and winter! Create a place for stashing your jacket, bag and keys right by the door.
Best Bar Stools & Counter Stools 2012 — Who needs a bar like "Cheers" when you can create your own at home?

Is there a product you'd like to see a "Best" list for? Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll try to make it happen!

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