A lot of thought and design talent has gone into providing us with places to take a load off our legs.

Some cities put chairs in the park, chairs you can move to the best spot for you. Above image from apartment therapy.

So do some museums (like the MOMA in NYC). Image of the Sculpture Garden from the Project for Public Spaces.

It is the ambition of lots of chairs to live at the Vitra Design Museum. Poster available here for instance.

Many chairs have been designed to make your eyes smile as much as to ease your weariness. The chair above is by British designer Charlie Davidson shown here for eg

I’ve loved this nickle-plated steel mesh armchair for a very long time, just from its picture. It’s called How High The Moon, designed by Shiro Kuramata in 1986. Pic from the Chair Blog.

Barcelona + chair: pretty much perfect for an important conversation or if you are just waiting for one to start. Thank you Mr Mies. This image above from designboom.

A new and lovely variation on the outside movable chair, maybe coming to a park near you, lucky you. By Danish designer Kasper Salto called the NAP chair, seen by some in Milan, seen by me at dezeen.

This is where the invisible man sits, lucky him. By Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka also to be seen in Milan if you have excellent eyes, but my eyes saw it at dezeen again. I should get out more.

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