Faraday Stool

Posted on December 12, 2007 Under Design

Normally we wouldn't recommend sitting on something that resembled an electrical tower, due to the likelihood of receiving a shock the magnitude of which could send a Delorean back to 1955 (or 1985 for that matter), but we'll make an…

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Mute Chair

Posted on October 5, 2007 Under Design

In case you hadn't figured it out already, I'm a HUGE fan of mid-century furniture...and the newer stuff inspired by the masters. So, naturally, I got a little excited when I stumbled upon the Mute Chair by San Francisco design…

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Ye Olde Chair

Posted on August 2, 2007 Under Design

Young industrial designer James Rennick's Hedge Chair. It comes standard with a reading light and lamp shade, and an ottoman. It looks sturdy and I suspect it of being comfortable. To further connect it to traditional Irish hedge chairs, it's…

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Garageworks Industries Carbon Fiber Eames Chairs

Posted on July 31, 2007 Under Design

The Eames name has long been a defining point in the world of mod. So what happens when you take a classic mod piece and update it with an even more modern material? You get these carbon fiber Eames shell…

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RemyVeenhuizen's Tennis Ball Benches

Posted on July 16, 2007 Under Design

This weekend, while retrieving a dog-slobber-drenched tennis ball wedged between my sheets, I wouldn't have considered a constructive or attractive use for such things, besides a non-noisy chew toy for Stella and a reason for guys to stare at Maria…

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The Alligator Says 'Ouch'

Posted on June 14, 2007 Under Design

It's hard for me to admit this, but there's been a void in my life. I love to sit on piles of stuffed animals, and I love to sit on chairs. But there's never been a chair made of stuffed…

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Posted on June 8, 2007 Under Design

I officially had a fanboy moment last night, when Ian Walton shot us an email about the latest addition to his portfolio, the ulo chair. Upon watching the video of how it converts from its "upright" to "lounge" positions I…

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Kinkyform and Electric Heat

Posted on May 29, 2007 Under Design

Get your mind out of the gutter: Kinkyform is everything but the urban definition of the term. The German furniture company has been collaborating with up-and-coming artists to create illustration-laden pieces, and one of their selected works, aptly titled "The…

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Kalon Studio's Nesting Stools

Posted on May 24, 2007 Under Design

I'll be honest: I absolutely love these nesting stools from Kalon Studios. There is something about the eye-catching design that invokes a feeling of calm and serenity, but the most appealing aspect for me is the versatility. Since I live…

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ICFF: Saturday Highlights

Posted on May 21, 2007 Under Design

You'll have to excuse the light posting for today, as I'm heading back to ICFF momentarily. Before I do, though, I wanted to share some of the highlights of my filled trip on Saturday. Josh had warned me there would…

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