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Ten practical picks from this weekend’s Interior Design Show (seriously, you’ll actually use these things)

Wandering around the 175,000-square-foot Interior Design Show can be overwhelming and exhausting. Big-name manufacturers tend to take over with large, flashy exhibits that make it difficult to spot some of the more unusual offerings. We did the legwork and found architecturally sculpted chairs, the coolest new folding chair and even an in-counter steamer (who knew a steamer could be cool?). Here’s a roundup of 10 products we scouted at IDS 2012 that are actually practical and would look great in any home.