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FUNiture

Playfully bold furnishings suggest the end of minimalism in design

Implications - Minimalism has reigned supreme in interior design for some time now; however, consumers are beginning to overthrow this sobering style movement by choosing playful furnishings that serve more fun than function. Allowing an adult’s inner child to come out, bold colors and outlandish designs not only apply to furniture, but can translate into every aspect of living, including clothing, gadgets, and even cars.
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8 Featured, 70 Examples:
1,482,852 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Dec 10 — Mar 11
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Featured Examples

Modified Signage Furniture
Modified Signage Furniture
Tim Delner's Street Sign Furnishings Turn Symbols into Seats
Most people have seen similar tasks undertaken, but Tim Delner’s street sign furniture manages to make worn warning signage into aesthetically pleasing contemporary furnishings. The “stolen government… MORE
Strategy Game Furniture
Strategy Game Furniture
The Chinese Checkered Bookshelf Features Movable Chess Pieces
If you appreciate strategy games of all types and forms, then you'll probably fall in love with the Chinese Checkered Bookshelf. Although not actually playable, it uses pieces from the Chinese chess game… MORE
Playing Card Furniture
Playing Card Furniture
This House of Cards Table Will Deck You Out
The House of Cards table by Mauricio Arruda is an inventive furniture piece that succeeds at being stylish and innovative simultaneously. The House of Cards table is remarkably strong despite the flimsy… MORE
Retro Arcade Furniture
Retro Arcade Furniture
These Classic Arcade Game Tables are Sure to Bring You Back
These Arcade Table designs have taken an iconic arcade game outlook and given it a modern spin. Arcade games were the epitome of entertainment and video game innovation in the 80s and this retro piece… MORE
Boxy Transforming Furniture
Boxy Transforming Furniture
The Multifunctional Cube is a Multi-Purpose Table
The Multifunctional Cube is an innovative and exciting device that is a veritable jack of all trades. Designed by a forward-thinking design team lead by professor G.Eichinger, the Multifunctional Cube… MORE
Hybrid Gaming Furniture
Hybrid Gaming Furniture
The Offside Table Brings Out the Fun in Functional
Men out there rejoice because I would like bring your attention to the Offside table. A hybrid between a foosball table and a dining room table, it tastefully focuses on the fun in functional. Brought… MORE
Sour Citrus Surfaces
Sour Citrus Surfaces
Carl Chaffee's Lemon Slice Table Looks Entirely Edible
The Lemon Slice Table is an absolutely amazing piece of furniture, solely for the fact that it actually resembles a real-life lemon slice. Designed by Carl Chaffee, the Lemon Slice Table is made out… MORE
Puzzle Piece Furniture Sets
Puzzle Piece Furniture Sets
Pal Rodenius Designs a Self-Assembled Furniture Set for DIYers
I am really into the '2440×1220, Saw, Assemble' from Pal Rodenius. This simple project lets users create their own furniture by cutting out certain pieces and snapping them together. Pal Rodenius' design… MORE

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