Design by Conran Cairns Bench

Design by Conran Cairns Bench

With pieces like the Design by Conran Cairns Bench – which is joined without fasteners – J.C. Penney has become part of the affordable-high-design revolution (current financial troubles aside). Design legend Sir Terence Conran says this bench reflects his passion for traditional carpentry. It's priced at a fraction of what it could cost. [$359; jcpenney.com]