Designed by Eero Aarnio in 1966, the ball chair looks as futuristic today as it did 40+ years ago. Sitting in one is like escaping into a room within a room, especially if you choose one of the models with integrated speakers. While you can keep your eye out for a vintage model, we've rounded up five sources for new ball chairs — both original and reproduction.
• Finnish Design Shop Available in four shell colors and with six upholstery options. $6,980
• Plush Pod Available in three shell colors and with six upholstery options. $7,980
• Infurn Available in two shell colors and with ten fabric options. $1,309
• Gibraltar Furniture Available in two shell colors and six fabric options. $799
• Regency Shop Available in one shell color and with five fabric options. $699 (plus an additional $99 for speakers)
(Images: 1. Robert's Character-Filled House in Echo Park. All others: As credited above.)