Today we present you the Top 10 Expensive Furniture Pieces For The Rich. The world of luxury interior design tends to be less concerned with things like comfort function and durability. Instead, this world where couches and art collide flavours themes, design aesthetics, craftsmanship and above all, exclusivity. While it’s true that a great deal of money can get you the interior designer of your dreams, some items take more than fist full of cash and an upper west side condo to procure. In addition to money it takes connections, vision, patience and most importantly good taste.
Golden Chair from Eames Design House $2,122Eames has a reputation for creating stylish modern chairs, ottomans and other furniture. There work is simple, sophisticated and always sells at a high price. Another 24-karat creation the golden Eames chair pairs a simple, recognizable shape we know and love with the luxury and softness of gold. The chair retails for a reasonable $2,122 and is sure to hold a place in modern design museums in the future.
Dedon Swingrest by Daniel Pouzet $5,000Conceptualized by Paris-based designer, Daniel Pouzet, this massive hanging island can be placed on a patio or suspended in the air using its sophisticated suspension system.The Dedon Swingrest can come with a shade and privacy curtain and a myriad of cushions to maximize the relaxation and comfort. Place over lake or hang from a tree for optimal views and enjoyment.
The Maserati Lounge Chair by Zanotta $6,500During last year’s International Furniture Fair, luxury carmaker Maserati introduced the Maserati Lounge Chair by Zanotta. Created by design team, Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, this lounger gives homeowners the comfort, style and luxury (and exclusivity) that have made Maserati famous throughout the motoring world. A piece of motoring a petrol head memorabilia this limited edition retails for $6,500 and is a must for any serious automotive enthusiast.
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Fauteuil II by Philipp Aduatz $20,300Philipp Aduatz is a visual artist at heart but when the Vienna-based designer started mixing modern sculptural art and furniture design, the results were amazing. Taking his inspiration from his study of physics and material technologies, the young artist combines simple fabrication techniques with 3D laser scanning technology to build gleaming sculptural furniture. This chair made of glass fiber, reinforced polymer and metallic paint finish is one of only 12 in the entire world each retailing for around $20,300.
Office Chair by Hadi Teherani $65,000Just because you’re confined to an office all day doesn’t mean you can’t have an exquisite chair to sit on. This red and gold office chair by acclaimed German designer Hadi Teherani is the second most expensive chair in the world retailing for $65,000. The chair is plated with silver and gold and features rare leather and a vibrant textile. You may never want to leave work again.
Michael Jackson’s Baroquean Couch $215,000It’s no secret that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, had expensive taste. When it came to furnishing his home and rehearsal spaces, the prolific singer wouldn’t bat an eye at even the highest of price tags. And if he couldn’t find what he was looking for, Jackson simply had it built. When he set out on rehearsals for his ultimately doomed “This is It” concert series, Michael commissioned this red, gilded, nine-seater sofa. Designed in the Baroquean style by Giovanni Maria Malerba di Busca was handmade in Italy and cost a reported $215,000.
Baldacchino Supreme Bed $6.3 MillionIn the spirit of unbridled 18th century opulence, the Baldacchino Supreme bed from Fratelli Basile’s Hebanon Furniture is a celebration of luxury and wealth. This spectacular canopy bed is handcrafted using chestnut and ash wood. Once fabricated the bed is painted and coated using 107 kg of 24K gold giving the headboard and posts a luxurious golden glow. Complete with curtains and linens those who can afford the $6.4 million sleeping sanctuary will also enjoy resting in the fine Italian silks and cotton linen that come with.
Solid Gold Crib by Baby Suommo $16.5 MillionNothing is too good for your baby and this 24 karat gold crib is no exception. This egg-shaped bassinet from the Spain-based company, Baby Suommo, is indeed solid gold and gives baby the very finest in luxury napping. For $16.5 million parents will also receive Champagne silk bedding, a protector pillow and mattress comforter. Manufacturers of the sleek 105 pound crib also throw in a changing mat spun from gold yarn.
The Badminton Cabinet $36 MillionThere was a time when the world’s rich and elite would commission creation of their household items. Everything from self-portraits to four-poster beds could be custom made by an expert craftsman for a song. Now known as the Badminton Cabinet on account of the 200 years the piece spent in the Badminton House in Gloucestershire England, this chest is no regular storage piece. Christie’s of London auctioned off this ornate piece of history on behalf by Johnson & Johnson heiress Barbara Piasecka Johnson for a record breaking $36 million.