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Welcome, Fall. We've waited so long for you in this sweltering summer heat... despite that, we're still introducing a few well-loved leather favorites for burying into (when it gets cooler). Gerard van den Berg for Montis Gerard van den Berg arguably defined a turning point away from classic Mid-Century Dutch furniture design to more contemporary design that made use of different materials such as rattan and leather. For Montis, a company he started with his brother, his design aesthetic stemmed from concepts of comfort - cushiony seats with a solid and sturdy body. Nevertheless he maintains a sleek elegance to each piece with his balanced, and often singular, use of warm leather upholstery and carefully placed stitching.  Gerard Van Den Berg Leather and Rattan Swivel Lounge Chair for Montis Gerard Van Den Berg (attr) Fishbone Lounge Chair Mario Bellini for B&B Italia An architect and designer, Mario Bellini has won 8 Compasso d'Oro awards and be