Project Chaboo

Posted on February 27, 2009 Under Design

Ken Tomita wanted to create an affordable piece of quality furniture that didn't skimp on design. From this idea, the Chaboo was born. The name originates from the Japanese word "chabudai," which means "low table." Ken changed the spelling to…

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DWR x K2 Snowboard Contest

Posted on February 24, 2009 Under Design

Design Within Reach may still not quite be within your monetary reach, but at least now they're helping us to lend a hand. For the third year in a row, DWR -- with the help of both its Denver and…

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Mushroom Furniture

Posted on February 20, 2009 Under Design

A while back, in the heyday of ReadyMade, we learned how to build furniture into our lawn. Now, Shinwei Rhoda Yen has taken that concept a step further. By implanting mushroom spores into the furniture wood, it eventually sprouts into…

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Dima Loginoff

Posted on January 30, 2009 Under Design

Dima Loginoff's creations are inspiring, thought-provoking, and occasionally look an awful lot like insects. Originally a hair stylist, the Moscow-born Loginoff has made us wonder if our imaginations can join hands with reality. From the Beetlejuice-like Psyche Lounge (which, considering…

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Posted on January 29, 2009 Under Design

In 2003 the Japanese utilized magnetic levitation for their 361 mph train, and in 2008 a British company utilized it to levitate a chair eight inches off the ground. The Hoverit uses a series of powerful magnets that repel each-other…

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Seefelder x moon.table

Posted on January 14, 2009 Under Design

When looking for furniture it's important to find components that complement each other. A love-seat will often serve as Crockett to your couch's Tubbs, and your boudoir may serve as the Abbott to your dresser's Costello. When we caught a…

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Valcucine: Eco Italian Furniture

Posted on December 22, 2008 Under Eco

Kitchen lighting and paneling may not be the first thing on the mind of many apartment dwellers, but one look at Valcucine's beautiful home design products may be enough to make you want to buy. (This being a buyer's market…

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The Cultivated Home

Posted on December 1, 2008 Under Design

Living on your own has its perks. For one, you're not subject to the decorative whims of design-challenged parents or roommates who think Billy the Big Mouth Bass makes any living room complete. While you have plenty of taste, enhancing…

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Cosmo Chaise Longue

Posted on October 24, 2008 Under Design

This is a sofa for the weekend, our siesta. Could you imagine a big beautiful room with large windows quietly overlooking the city and beautiful piece to take a nap on? Andreu Belenguer had that dream and created the work…

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Cocoon x Red Bull

Posted on October 21, 2008 Under Design

Dude. Your table has balls. And why not? It was created for Red Bull DJs after all. Designed by Canadian creatives Cocoon, the table ventilates toasty laptops, sports plenty of space for an audiophile's vinyl records, plus room to store…

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