I love finding centuries-old designs so brilliant that they still look fresh today. Trendy in fact. Both pieces here are from Colefax Antiques, in London.
Shown top is a late 18th century chair in the Chinese-Chippendale style (an English design inspired by Asian lattice.) This one is seen everywhere now -- in literal reproductions as well as looser interpretations from West Elm. Second is a modern stool, covered with a 19th century geometric needlepoint panel. Perhaps a precursor to Jonathan Adler's pillows?
For more on Chippendale, see Harewood House.