Expandable bookcase design – Core77

Over the years, I’ve seen a number of these expandable book shelves, but this bookshelf is maybe the most elegant solutions I’ve seen. It eexpands from completely closed to wide open without looking either too cheap or too high techy. In fact, at any level of expansion, it looks like a piece of art. Maybe […]

Forget Phone Design. How About Design From Phone?

First, go check out the original post off of Core 77’s website, it will give you lots of information. So, how does this work? You download an aplication to your phone, play with the table shape until you see what you like, and then buy it and a computer controlled milling machine starts making your […]

N-7 Table by Casamania

N-7 is another beautifully built table that takes on the current trend of what I call origami or faceted design. Where did this trend start? I seem to recall a modern building in Hong Kong built about twenty years ago that sort of kicked off this trend in my mind. Since then, I’ve seen so […]

F2 by Ligne Roset

When you live in a small home like I do you know that every inch counts. The F2 folding table by Ligne Roset is sleek and simple. It’s worthy of my dinner. And if I want to turn my small kitchen/dining room into a dance floor, I now do not have to struggle to find […]

Bench by Modern Outdoor

Etra Small Bench I’ve been looking for decent modern outdoor furniture for quite some time now. Outside of Europe, quite frankly, there is very little choice when it comes to where you sit on an aesthetically modern surface. Modern Outdoor gives me choices. And they give me choices like this beautiful bench above that are […]

Spaceless: Sandy Lam’s Expert Solution to Tiny Outdoor Spaces

I received this email about a year ago, and just never had time to post this. Sandy Lam has created an ingenious system. The pieces of furniture are built into the floor of a terrace and easily slide up to create a table or a bench. This is the perfect furniture solution for people who […]

Bedford Smart Recharge Station

There is nothing terribly smart about creating furniture around a charging station. It’s just that it needs to be done. So often we designers design for how we lived our lives twenty years ago and not for how we live our lives now. The Bedford Smart Recharge Station recognizes your needs: pay bills, hold the […]

Stack by Shay Alaklay and Raw Edges for Established & Sons

I remember back in college the first time I ever saw a Rem Koolhaas house. I cannot remember the name of the house, now, but it was built for a wheelchair bound man and his wife. The house seemed simple enough at first glance, but it always seemed odd to me. Much later, I realized […]

Thomas Wold Block Party Book Case – Hello Color

Thomas Wold Block Party Book Case – Hello Color Eliminate visual clutter and put a bold stamp on storage with the interactive Block Party bookcase and credenza, created by custom furniture designer and fabricator Thomas Wold.”Open bookcases can look messy when you fill them, but the Block Party pieces are designed to look better with […]

Thomas Wold Block Party Credenza – Hello Color

Thomas Wold Block Party Credenza – Hello Color Eliminate visual clutter and put a bold stamp on storage with the interactive Block Party bookcase and credenza, created by custom furniture designer and fabricator Thomas Wold.”Open bookcases can look messy when you fill them, but the Block Party pieces are designed to look better with your […]