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It was only a matter of time before the Sex Discrimination Act, Free Love and Archigram meant that someone came up with a chair that looked like this. Pierre Paulin designed his cloud-like Pacha Lounger in 1975, probably sometime between ‘Space Oddity’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ topping the charts – with futuristic, sensuous curves that could bring out the glam in any rocker. You’d think Gubi might have jumped the shark when it released new, extended sofa and Ottoman versions but turns out it seem to just have gone from Cumulus to Cumulonimbus.

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