Tag Archives: furniture

  • Hicks’ Hexagon Rug from ‘The Shining’ Now Officially Licensed

    Hicks’ Hexagon Rug from ‘The Shining’ Now Officially Licensed

    Famous interior designer David Hicks created the much more famous hexagonal design seen in the photo above way back in the 1960s, but it wasn’t until 1980 that its true claim to fame arrived, as it appeared in Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining as the distinctive and subtly menacing carpeting at the ghost-infested Overlook Hotel. Now, you […]

  • Moon Pod: “A Zero-Gravity Beanbag for All-Day Deep Relaxation”

    Moon Pod: “A Zero-Gravity Beanbag for All-Day Deep Relaxation”

    Despite the best efforts of Jeff Musk or Elon Bezos, most of us have not made it into space. Which in turn means that most of us have not experienced the sensation of floating in a zero-gravity environment. But we can get just a bit closer in the near future, thanks to the Moon Pod.  The Moon […]

  • TUBULAR: A Chair Made from Ventilation Ducts

    TUBULAR: A Chair Made from Ventilation Ducts

    Designer Lucas Munoz recently revealed his Objects from Interstitial Space, which sounds like a particularly wonky 1950s scifi creature feature but is actually just a collection of furniture concepts made from objects that normally work invisibly behind the scenes. One of the cooler examples is TUBULAR. Here’s Munoz on the ideas behind the project: “While conserving their personality […]

  • Rubika Bookcase: A Rubik’s Cube Inspired Bookcase

    Rubika Bookcase: A Rubik’s Cube Inspired Bookcase

    As far as I know Rubik’s Cube inventor Ernő Rubik never designed a bookcase, and even if he did (he is an architect, after all), I don’t think it was in the shape of his most famous creator. But if he had, the result might look a little like the new Rubika Bookcase from Anesis. […]

  • Feather Upscale Furniture Rentals

    Feather Upscale Furniture Rentals

    Furniture rental is not something that has the best reputation, generally thought of as a waste of money at best and an actual scam at worst. But a new company is looking to rehabilitate the idea of renting furniture, by providing higher quality options and a focus on the lifestyle advantages of furniture rental – […]

  • Byredo IKEA Fragrance: Smell Like IKEA (Video)

    Byredo IKEA Fragrance: Smell Like IKEA (Video)

    Have you ever wanted to smell like an IKEA store? Do you ever find yourself furtively sniffing your IKEA furniture in an attempt to inhale its essence? Do you just enjoy the flavor of Swedish meatballs? Good news: Indie fragsmiths Byredo are collaborating with IKEA – although admittedly, it’s not known if the Byredo IKEA […]

  • Table Le-a: A $17K Coffee Table Inspired by Princess Leia’s Hair

    Table Le-a: A $17K Coffee Table Inspired by Princess Leia’s Hair

    Carrie Fisher died in December of 2016, but the legacy she left behind is incalculable. The same goes for Princess Leia, who she played in four different Star Wars movies, except she died a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. They’re both the inspiration for the new Table Le-a from Leblon […]

  • The Ollie Chair From RockPaperRobot Hides on Your Wall

    The Ollie Chair From RockPaperRobot Hides on Your Wall

    Have you ever looked at a chair and thought it looked so good you could hang it on the wall? It’s extremely possible that you have never thought this, but in any case The Ollie Chair by RockPaperRobot makes it literally true, since it’s built to fold up and hang on the wall inconspicuously. The […]

  • Aeron Remastered Office Chair From Herman Miller

    Aeron Remastered Office Chair From Herman Miller

    The Aeron is unarguably among the most iconic and influential pieces of furniture ever made – probably the only office chair that’s ever been put on display in art museums. Now, more than 20 years after its groundbreaking design, it’s been remastered by the people at Herman Miller. One of the new features of the […]

  • “Starry Sea”: La Table Returns With Starry Light Show (Video)

    “Starry Sea”: La Table Returns With Starry Light Show (Video)

    Remember La Table? If not, here’s a quick recap: It was a coffee table from designer Alexandre Chapelin that was aquatically themed. Now it’s back with a sequel, entitled “Starry Sea,” undoubtedly 2016’s hottest table sequel so far. It upgrades the original with its WiFi-enabled LED system that gives it the appearance of, well, a […]