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Jennifer Aniston has always been a trendsetter.

There was the frenzy over her ‘Friends’ haircut, and her exquisite taste in bachelors -- but this time her creature comforts are what’s getting celebrity and design fans interested.


The recent Architectural Digest cover girl‘s Stephen Shadley-designed home in Beverly Hills is stocked with luxe treats including a pizza oven, a wine room lined in stone and a grand walnut dining table.

Her cover shot, however, features a comfy-looking chair from New York’s Lobel Modern. Interest in the seats spiked since the ‘Love Happens’ actress began lounging in one on newsstands nationwide.

The chairs, circa 1970, currently sit in Aniston’s piano room.

‘They are grand in scale and comfortable. And glamorous just like Jennifer,’ Evan Lobel tells me via e-mail.

Originally upholstered in a creamy velvet, the chairs were covered in new fabric for her revamped abode. Aniston gravitated toward a deep purple, above, after seeing a swatch from Manuel Canovas. ‘It’s like a big hug,’ Aniston said of the house. ‘People can get so distracted by the static.’

The actress has named the joint ‘Ohana,’ after the Hawaiian concept of extended family.

She recently invited her own extended family to Los Cabos, Mexico, where pals including Courteney Cox Arquette, Gerard Butler and Sheryl Crow toasted her 41st birthday.

What do you think of Jen’s chair choice? Get the lowdown on the rest of her redesign here.

-- Matt Donnelly

Peggy Sirota for Architectural Digest, top; Lobel Modern, left.

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