Furniture Fusion

New cultural flavors are permeating lifestyles and home decor
Implications - Asian fusion has gone from being an influence on food trends to making an impact on cultural arts and home decor. The global economy is being mirrored in the design of objects with which we surround ourselves, a direct reflection of cultures melting together and the appeal of total immersion in foreign customs and design.
SCORE: 5.3
Warm Top 6 Examples: 154,779 Total Clicks Jul 09 - Dec 09
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Cardboard Kids' Furniture - Recyclable Origami-Inspired Decor by Metrocs
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 52,913 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 09
Cardboard Kids' Furniture
Eco Friendly Cardboard Furniture by Metrocs
This Carton Furniture Series was originally designed in 1965 by Riki Watanabe and has been reproduced by Metropolitan Gallery in Tokyo. Stemming from the origami culture of Japan, the designer wanted to… [More]
Folded Metal Furniture - The .ORI Sto Seat Uses Origami-Inspired Techniques for a Creative Chair
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 33,387 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 09
Folded Metal Furniture
The .ORI Sto Seat Uses Origami-Inspired Techniques for a Creative Chair
Origami is not only a fantastic activity to pass the time but also an inspiring art that can be used in many genres of design. The .ORI sto, designed by Jakub Piotr Kalinowski, is a beautiful origami-inspired… [More]
Origami Furnishings - Shige Hasegawa's ‘Hana' Table & Lamps Inspired by Flowers
SCORE: 4.9
Warm 23,180 Clicks Pub: Jul 20, 09
Origami Furnishings
Shige Hasegawa's ‘Hana' Table & Lamps Inspired by Flowers
Inspired by origami paper folding, Japanese designer Shige Hasegawa created the Hana Table and Hana Lamp. The table is made of 5 identical plywood legs that hold a circular glass top. the lamp is made… [More]
Origami Furniture - The Flux Chair Unfolds Into Innovative Seating
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 17,858 Clicks Pub: Jul 10, 09
Origami Furniture
The Flux Chair Unfolds Into Innovative Seating
This foldable furniture is so practical that is can be carried in a case. The Flux Chair acts like origami, as you simply fold and clip the chair’s corners to each other. The Flux Chair simply takes… [More]
Origami-Inspired Lighting - Modern Floor Lamps Mimic Traditional Japanese Paper Folding
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 15,254 Clicks Pub: Oct 4, 09
Origami-Inspired Lighting
Modern Floor Lamps Mimic Traditional Japanese Paper Folding
Spanish designers Cutu Mazuelos and Eva Prego of Stone Designs have applied the age-old art of Japanese paper folding to aluminum to make beautiful crane-like floor lamps. A triangle shape at the top of… [More]
Origami Faucets - Sofian Tallal's 'Chiseled' & 'U-Turn' Faucets Are Futuristic Fantastic
SCORE: 4
Warm 12,187 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 09
Origami Faucets
Sofian Tallal's 'Chiseled' & 'U-Turn' Faucets Are Futuristic Fantastic
You can now go crazy when it comes to the design of your bathroom or kitchen faucet. Sofian Tallal from Design Jordan just finished his new creations: The Chiseled and The U-Turn faucets. The futuristic… [More]