sungho lee: LED pin

I saw the clothespin light, and I wondered to myself, “OK, it’s a clothespin and a light. So what?”. Now it all makes sense after seeing this image. sungho lee: LED pin.

MICHAEL BIHAIN: Illusion Table

Illusion Table is so expertly performed that I couldn’t quite geta handle on its expertly crafted form. First, it is made from laquered ash which is not what I thought. At first glance, it’s steel or aluminum or anything else but wood. But this illusive use of such a simple material is not where the […]

Students from Beckmans Make a Splash at the stockholm Furniture Fair

I’m going to give away secrets: The way to find the freshest stuff on earth is to always be checking out the design schools the world over. Beckmans is one of the best. Below is some student work from the recent Stockholm Furniture Fair. Both items are furniture finished in white. One piece is a […]

Designer profile: Studio LIBERTINY

The work of Tomas Gabzdil Libertiny, a Slovakian-born designer based in the Netherlands, can best be described as obsessive-compulsive. But this complete devotion to his craft also leads to his profound and moving design experiments. As an example, he has recently created a Bic stained cabinet which gets its hue from collecting hundreds of Bic […]

Zipshape- A Simple Technique for Creating Complex Furniture

Zipshape is a technique developed by Schindlersalmeron that allows for curved surfaces to be made in furniture with creating costly molds or setting up cumbersome steaming chambers. The designs get their curves by the interlocking teeth that make up the top and bottom of the furniture piece. The furniture gets its curviture by varying the […]

White Fruit Radio: Uber Wabi Sabi

I’m sorry. I really don’t know what wabi sabi means. I just hear my boss use this term when referring to elegant and refined architecture that brings in a bit of nature into the design. That’s kind of what this radio does. The radio has no knobs or cluttery gizmos sticking out. The radio simply […]

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 […]

Vessel/Architectural Pottery Beauty in Simplicity

 Let’s face it, we all want to make an extra buck. But it makes it so much more simple for me to sell goods when the goods are just so… good. Today, I’m exploring’s collection of Vessel’s Architectural Pottery re-issues from San Diego. The pieces are a higher plane of lovely. Most ceramic vessels […]

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 […]