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Furniture

Offering more than just functionality, furniture is evolving into design pieces that consumers are looking to show off and display. Highlighting innovations surrounding interior design, DIY decor and abstract furnishings, this category will keep you on the cutting edge of everything furniture related.
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Click-In Flat-Pack Sofas
Click-In Flat-Pack Sofas
Swyft Contributes to the Evolution of Minimalist Flat-Pack Furniture
A London-based start-up Swift has created a flat-pack sofa design that can be easily assembled by just one person. Furthermore, the process of doing so does not require the use of any tools,... MORE
Comfort-Focused Furniture Exhibitions
Comfort-Focused Furniture Exhibitions
The Friedman Benda Exhibit is Curated by Omar Sosa
Friedman Benda is an art gallery located in New York City and it has been known for hosting furniture-dominant exhibits. The latest event at the space tackles the importance and manifestation of... MORE
Perforated Chair Designs
Perforated Chair Designs
Tom Sachs Unveils the Shop Chair in an Olive Drab Colorway
Designer Tom Sachs showcases the release photos of the iconic Shop Chair—this time, it arrives in an all-new colorway option entitled ‘Olive Drab.’ It originally made its debut... MORE
Discreet Security Lamps
Discreet Security Lamps
Panasonic's HomeHawk FLOOR is a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree Winner
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic’s HomeHawk FLOOR was recognized as the CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree winner in the Smart Home category. The product looks like an... MORE
Tradition-Updating Stools
Tradition-Updating Stools
The 'A Sheet of Stool' Seat is Durable, Contemporary and Functional
The ‘A Sheet of Stool’ seat is a modern interpretation of the classic plastic stool that is essential for households in old Hong Kong and aims to offer an aesthetically pleasing... MORE
CBD-Infused Mattresses
CBD-Infused Mattresses
The ZBD Bed is Designed to Enhance Sleep with Hemp-Based CBD
At the same time consumers are being introduced to CBD-infused snacks and beverages, they are also discovering a handful of brands that are making textiles and products infused with CBD—including... MORE
Elevated Contemporary Furniture Collections
Elevated Contemporary Furniture Collections
The Kai Capsule for Treku is the Epitome of Modernism
Basque Country-based duo Jean Louis Iratzoki and Ander Lizaso design a stylish contemporary furniture collection for Treku and the products exude a minimalist and classy aesthetic. The range gains... MORE
Eco-Friendly 3D-Printed Lamps
Eco-Friendly 3D-Printed Lamps
Plumen Works with Batch.works on a Sustainable Lighting Project
In a world where the concern about climate change is growing, it is important to figure out ways to reduce one’s carbon footprint and to make the best with materials that are readily available and... MORE
Silkworm Contemporary
Designers are taking note of silkworm techniques when developing concepts
Trend - Furniture and artworks are inspired by silkworm techniques, as creatives take note of the intricate process and its implications for design. To form the net that holds it, the silkworm swings itself from side to side in a figure 8 pattern, distributing the saliva that becomes solidified silk once it contacts air. Whether it be through the direct utilization of the material or simply through mimicking the delicate building technique of silkworms, the end design product embraces a unique and ethereal quality.
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Flatpack Bamboo Stool Seats
Flatpack Bamboo Stool Seats
The 'OO Stool' Can be Assembled without the Need for Screws
The ‘OO Stool’ is an eco-friendly furniture design by S Mate Olah of 56 Hours that highlights a clever aesthetic to accommodate those seeking out a sustainable seating solution. The... MORE
Cat-Friendly Rope Stools
Cat-Friendly Rope Stools
Vonk by Krab is a Durable Seating Solution That Cats Can Scratch
Whether a furniture piece is feline-friendly or not, cats will often use the design as a scratching post of their own—so Krab created a rope stool for the home called Vonk that can be shared by... MORE
play_circle_filled Tech-Infused Side Tables
Tech-Infused Side Tables
The 'DOT TABLE' Has an Adjustable Height, Charging Capabilities and More
The ‘DOT TABLE’ has been created by De.Ci Furniture as a side table for the home that will integrate smart features in a design-conscious way that supports optimized productivity. The... MORE
Brutalist-Channeling Furniture Ranges
Brutalist-Channeling Furniture Ranges
Virgil Abloh Boasts Brutalist Furniture for Galerie Kreo
Virgil Abloh builds a brutalist furniture collection that extends itself to the urban landscape. Consisting of a total of 20 pieces, the range is curated by the well-known fashion designer for... MORE
Geometry-Emphasizing Bathrooms
Geometry-Emphasizing Bathrooms
Marcante Testa's Stylish Bathroom Line References Roy Lichtenstein
Marcante Testa is a contemporary Italian architecture studio that recently curates a strikingly stylish bathroom line for Ex.t. The capsule is defined by geometry and color, effortlessly providing... MORE
Decorative Product Mash-Ups
Decorative Product Mash-Ups
MÜPOLASH Combines IKEA Belgium's Most Instagrammable Products
IKEA is well-known for its functional, ingeniously designed products and MÜPOLASH is an odd creation that doesn’t seem to have a clear purpose and was created with consumer data. The unusual... MORE
Car-Free Furniture Stores
Car-Free Furniture Stores
This New IKEA Store Accommodates Pedestrians, Cyclists & Commuters
Most of the time, deciding to shop in-store at IKEA requires access to a vehicle—especially if large pieces of furniture will be purchased—but in recent years, the Swedish furniture giant has... MORE
Chunky Communally-Oriented Armchairs
Chunky Communally-Oriented Armchairs
The 'Botera' Chairs are Designed by E-GGS for Miniforms
The ‘Botera’ chairs are a friendly, comfortable seating solution for homes, offices or waiting rooms that are capable of being used in a multitude of orientations to offer a relaxed... MORE
Sculptural 3D-Knitted Furniture
Sculptural 3D-Knitted Furniture
Floor Skrabanja Uses 3D-Knitted Fabric for This Modern Collection
With the hopes of designing something new and eye-captivating, Floor Skrabanja — a graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven, utilizes 3D-knitted fabric for a sculptural collection. The range... MORE
Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Waterform Design's Approach to This Project is Perfectly Thematic
The main constituent and eye-captivating component of this office furniture is that the pieces are made with old gas containers. The workspace is owned by gas providers Jing He Science and the... MORE
play_circle_filled Puzzle-Like Storage Benches
Puzzle-Like Storage Benches
Set of 5 pieces of tetris shaped Storage Benches
Tetra Seats are tetris-shaped storage benches or ottomans that you can move as you please. This furniture can be easily configured, moved, transformed, and used as storage, all while adapting to use... MORE
Race Car-Inspired Gaming Chairs
Race Car-Inspired Gaming Chairs
Atlantic Announced New Dardashti Gaming Chairs at CES 2020
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Atlantic introduced next-generation, ergonomic Dardashti Gaming Chairs that feature a race car-inspired design. These commercial-grade gaming chairs... MORE
Upholstered 50s Furniture Designs
Upholstered 50s Furniture Designs
Pierre Jeanneret's Designs are Restored by Berluti for Art Basel
Berluti presents 17 beautifully restored furniture designs at Art Basel Miami 2019—these captivating pieces were originally the works of Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret. The furniture was... MORE
Top 30 Furniture Trends in December
Top 30 Furniture Trends in December
From Tri-Fold Dining Tables to Brutalist Sofa Systems
The top December 2019 furniture designs explore forms that are highly portable, made with repurposed materials and even unconventionally mixed materials. With the values of the modern consumer in... MORE
IoT Smart Beds
IoT Smart Beds
The DUX Element Bed Launched at CES 2020 with the DUX Smart Module
The DUX Element bed with the DUX Smart Module was introduced at CES 2020 as a high-performance sleeping system with smart home technology to support quality rest. The DUX Element boasts a built-in... MORE
Social Issue Design Projects
Social Issue Design Projects
Korean Designer Chicho Cheon Relies on Color, Function, & Form
Chicho Cheon is a contemporary Korean designer who seeks to understand the “one-dimensional difference between those with homes and those without.” The creative recently launched a project... MORE