Designing for the Limelight

Outlandish furniture as an example of our yen for diversity

Implications - The home has become a showcase for one’s possessions, both as a form of self expression and as a platform to flaunt material belongings. Many of today’s designs are beginning to look alike, hence the appeal of products that stand out in ways that will grant people the attention they yearn for.
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Levitation Furniture - Hoverit Floating Lounger
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Warm 29,839 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 08
Levitation Furniture
Hoverit Floating Lounger
This is not a prop from "Future MD" or the classic "Barbarella." It's a Hoverit magnetic lounger. The chair levitates because of the magnets in the base and on the lounger. You know - the magic of Perez… [More]
Milk Splatter Chairs - Splash Lounge
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Warm 16,985 Clicks Pub: May 20, 08
Milk Splatter Chairs
Splash Lounge
The Splash Lounge is a super creative, fun chair that is inspired by the splash a water drop makes when it hits a solid surface. Designed by Michael L. Wendel, Splash Lounge is the perfect piece of furniture… [More]
Unique Home Designs - The Lobster Chair
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Mild 7,916 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 08
Unique Home Designs
The Lobster Chair
Opting for a fresh and unique design, Lund & Paarmann designed the Lobster Chair for Verikon Furniture. I particularly like how they connected the chair's body to the metal base in way that makes it look… [More]
Color Coded Homes - Rainbow Bookshelf
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Mild 9,113 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 08
Color Coded Homes
Rainbow Bookshelf
A lot of people make fun of me for going crazy with highlights and color coding, but the Rainbow Bookshelf takes organization but hue to an extreme. Chotda organized his extensive library by jacket color,… [More]
Bleeding Paint Chairs - Anna ter Haar Designs
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Mild 8,383 Clicks Pub: Apr 24, 08
Bleeding Paint Chairs
Anna ter Haar Designs
These brilliant chairs by Anna ter Haar simply demand admiration. The white chairs appear to be bleeding rainbows of wet paint, the fantastic hues dripping from holes drilled in the corners. The vibrant… [More]
Silk and Gold Concept Chair - Lussedia from Gianni Orsini
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Untested 3,994 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 08
Silk and Gold Concept Chair
Lussedia from Gianni Orsini
Beautiful and handsome. I'm not just talking about the models either. This super luxurious Lussedia Chair would make even a sultan sigh. The design is a concept that is to be the latest addition to the… [More]
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