example of a hot-rod couch This is Figure 1 from U.S. design patent D461,967 comprising a design for a couch in the shape and imagery of a hot-rod automobile.
example of a chair This is Figure 1 from European Community Design patent 00567-0001 comprising a design for a chair.
example of a design style for furniture This is Figure 2 from U.S. utility patent 6,056,382 comprising a design style for furniture based on wavy support structures.