Posts tagged "furniture"

A Chair For The Travel-Minded

OK, so I know my taste is a little, er, eclectic, but I love these crazy suitcase chairs by Katie Thompson. Working with recycled materials — or, as she calls it, “junk” — the South African designer has created a wacky series of modern-meets-vintage pieces. The white Samsonite piece you see here is made out…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 9, 2009

DIY Trick For Your Old, Beat-Up Wood Furniture

After seeing these hilariously beaten-up, wooden stools I totally had an I-can-make-that-myself moment — and wanted to share, because who doesn’t have a totally beyond sand-paper repair banged-up piece of wooden furniture? An old table? A clean-lined chair? The more dented and imperfect the better. How to get your own? Take said wood stool/chair/bench/table and…

By: Nina Carbone / December 6, 2009

No One Gets Laid On A Hamburger Bed

File under: Furniture That Will Cause Potential Hookups To Run Screaming Out Your Front Door. (Also, Things That Will Scare Any Cows That Wander Into Your Bedroom.) [Hamburger Bed]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2009

Best Bean Bag Chair Ever

You know there was a time in life where you owned a sweet, sweet bean bag chair. (In fact, it might have been the only furniture you owned.) Amelia spotted this bear-shaped one, $135, and we must admit that we are awfully smitten kittens. But we’re torn, because these log pillows, $40-$69, are kind of…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 27, 2009

My, That’s A Slutty Lamp You’ve Got On Your Table

We’ve seen humans as furniture before, but Atelier Van Lieshout‘s latest exhibition of work at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London puts fiberglass figures into some compromising positions. According to a press release, AVL has based sculptural works on the human body since the ’80s.”With a fascination bordering on obsession with the human body, thi…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 16, 2009

H&M Wants To Decorate Your Home

Ikea, watch out. H&M is set to take over your entire world.

H&M gave shoppers all over a thrill just a few weeks ago when the store announced that Internet shopping would finally be available in the coming months. But they’re not stopping with that. Now, they’re ready to get into the home…

By: Bianca Posterli / October 6, 2009

Quick Pic: This Chair’s A Real Lady

Designers Vladimir Tsesler and Sergei Voichenko designed this seat, called the Living Chair, which has apparently been subjected to some etiquette training and knows not to sit with its legs wide open. [Tsesler via Trend Hunter]…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 6, 2009

Would Sitting On This Bar Stool Gross You Out?

Hair that’s not attached to people’s heads can be pretty gross. Like the chunks your roommate left in the shower drain. Or the hair bunnies you find under your bed. So, we’re not sure how we feel about the PrettyPretty seating collection designed by Dejana Kabiljo. They’re sort of gross but also quite pretty –…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 24, 2009

Is That A Drawer In Your Crotch Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

Sculptor Peter Rolfe’s handy storage units are great for storing jewelry, underwear, or assorted random items, especially if you like your drawers in the shape of boobs or a six-pack. Created out of birch plywood, the headless, three-drawer cupboards are sure to keep your house guests on their toes. Apartment Therapy’s commenters are responding with…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 10, 2009

Furnish Your Pad With Pads

As a lady, you know that every month there will be blood. But designer Andy Kurovets wants Aunt Flo to move in with you permanently. Soak in his Hygienic Sanitary Pad Layers Table. If only we could really shelve our periods … but these will at least help you organize your bloody mess. Perhaps there…

By: Simcha / August 18, 2009

Brigitte Bardot’s Eyes Would Add Some Sparkle To Your Sofa

Designer Angéline Bailly modifies photographs, printing images — from classic pics to modern cityscapes — on large-format canvas for her furniture and home accessories label Téo Jasmin. Among our favorite items are this Louis XV sofa featuring Brigitte Bardot’s eyes and pillows printed with the drawing from The Beatles’ Revolver album and a plump pair

By: Catherine Strawn / August 14, 2009

Now Teens Can Sit On It When They Need An Attitude Adjustment

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Enough with trying to reform teenagers. Here’s a design by Deger Cengiz called the “Attitude Chair,” which he says, “is developed for teens with attitude; prevents falling when the chair is tipped back.” Someone’s gotta watch out for those punks. [swissmiss]…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 13, 2009

Quick Pic: Your Butt Will Feel At Home In This Chair

Sometimes, it seems as if furniture designers don’t keep our bums in mind when they create chairs. Italian architect Fabio Novembre certainly did. His butt-shaped chair appears at the Milan Furniture Fair in Italy this week. [Milan, Italy, 4/21/09]…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2009

Pharrell Wiliams’ Rockin’ Chair

Pharrell Williams has gotten fresh in recording studios and now even in a design studio. The Neptunes producer and N.E.R.D front man likes to keep gettin’ busy. By the looks of this piece he just designed with Domeau & Pérès entitled Perspective Chair, we’ve gotten some insight into how he likes to work it too.

By: Simcha / May 28, 2008
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