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Tiles Chair

The Tiles Chair by Danish furniture designer Jonas Sondergaard Nielsen is an incredible piece of furniture that reflects true creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. The Chair was first presented in the Greenhouse of the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014 where it received great attention. Nielsen sought to redefine sitting comfort and created a chair that adjusts itself like no other to the curvature of the person sitting in it. He investigated different forms and concluded that the diamond shape is the best shape since it facilitates the necessary flexibility and also provides strength and comfort. The result is a beautifully designed piece that is a real show stopper. Continue reading

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Six Point Un 2014 Collection

“Mountains, Forests, Rivers, Seas, Snow, Ice, Wildlife, Fields, Open Landscapes” are some of the words Six Point Un uses to describe this beautiful and environmentally sound line of home furnishing and accessories. Continue reading

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Vitrina Collection: Color Through the Looking Glass

A bright pop of energy on the case goods horizon is the new Vitrina collection designed by Hierve for Case Furniture. Hierve has successfully combined function and form in these delightfully designed cabinets. Continue reading

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Colletto Bed: A Nest to Sleep In

I’ve always felt a little unprotected in a bed. Childhood fears of monsters have held intact into adulthood, I’ll admit it. So I always have covers on my feet, but even this doesn’t seem to be a sufficient defense. Perhaps not designed with my childhood neurosis in mind, nevertheless, the Colletto Bed is the most interesting (and protective) place in which to sleep that I’ve seen. Continue reading

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Rustic Storage Coffee Table: basically beautiful

Wood is the magical material for design and it is best left un-manipulated for the most part. Maybe a few ornaments or a couple of beveled edges. But wood, especially if it’s solid, not some pulp material, is beautiful by itself. It was used by the master carpenters of old, and it should remain basically unchanged. Continue reading

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MK1 Transforming Coffee Table: Configuring Comfort

The MK1 Transforming Coffee Table is exceedingly simple but outrageously complex all at the same time. In the city where apartment space is minimal if almost feeling non-existent sometimes, the MK1 is desperately needed. At once a coffee table and a dining table, this multi-purpose piece of furniture can switch to one or the other depending on how space is needed. Continue reading

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Long Horn Deluxe Excess Sofa: Focusing on Comfort

Danish Modern design is exceptional at minimalism. They take the essence of a piece of furniture and strip away everything else. The Long Horn Deluxe Excess Sofa, by Danish designer Per Weiss, is a perfect example of this. With its broad design and exceedingly comfortable look, the Long Horn Sofa uses its stark, gray fabric finish to hold-off on startling you and bring you into complete comfort. Continue reading

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Urban Studio Apartment Design Desk: For the Space Constrained

I will be honest: I live in an absolutely tiny studio apartment in New York City. I’m not the only person in this apartment, so space is even more constrained. And I’m always looking for new designs that cleverly maximize the amount of space I do have. And, given that I work from home, I need a good desk.

So, I’m very pleased to find the Urban Studio Apartment Design Desk. For one reason, I have a profound love of bare-wood designs, and for another reason, like I said, I have no space. But the Design Desk address these dimensions like a complete professional. Continue reading

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Swell: Somewhere Between Beanbag and a Puff Pastry

The Swell, a marvelous chair from Swedish design studio Form Us With Love, is something between a classic beanbag chair and what I imagine sitting in a puff pastry would be like. The Swell resembles a delicate version of the old puffy thing we would sit in and play video games at our friends house. But the more mature feature of the Swell is its cage that conforms the lose beanbag to a formal seat. Continue reading

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Around Coffee Table: Traditional Meets Modern

Scandinavian designers have got it. They know exactly how to create and manufacture a piece of furniture that does what it’s supposed to but looks beautiful at the same time. Neither form nor function is better than the other. Both work in tandem in Scandinavian design. The Around Coffee Table from Muuto, designed by Thomas Bentzen, is full of the basic thesis of Scandinavian design. By Bentzen’s own admission, the table is functional, simple, and meets the human need it was designed to be attentive to. Continue reading