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Fauxloating Design

Fake levitation gives stale interior decor a much-needed aesthetic lift

Implications - Inspired by museums and hip hotels, modern furniture and fixtures that give the illusion of levitation are what homeowners are craving. These additions to the home maximize living space without unsightly wires, support brackets or stands, creating a futuristic aesthetic that is functional and fantastic.
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7 Featured, 62 Examples:
975,732 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Oct 09 — Dec 09
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Floating Staircases
Floating Staircases
Stairs are the Crown Jewel at 5th Ave. Tommy Hilfiger Store
This multi-million dollar floating staircase is located at the Tommy Hilfiger flagship store in New York. It is a unique architectural wonder--the only one of its kind in the world. Americon Contractors,… MORE
Floating Fixtures
Floating Fixtures
Still Life Photographer Dan Tobin Smith Turns Ordinary into Extraordinary
London-based still life photographer Dan Tobin Smith is at the forefront of his medium. Smith shoots ad campaigns for the likes of Coca-Cola, Nike and Visa, and is a photographic contributor for Wallpaper… MORE
Floating Mirror Art
Floating Mirror Art
Jason Bruges Studio Creates Digital 'Mirror Mirror' Installation
The ‘Mirror Mirror’ installation by London-based Jason Bruges Studio was recently revealed at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Comprising digital mirrors created from LED panels that use cameras… MORE
Dramatic Floating Shelves
Dramatic Floating Shelves
The Hanging Bookcase Gives the Illusion of Gravity-Defying Books
This creative storage space by designers Bao Haimo, Yu Renzho, Ma Hu, Yao Shuai and Yu Meng lets you hang your books on a hanging bookcase that gives a gravity-defying illusion. The interior of the case… MORE
Floating Lighting Fixtures
Floating Lighting Fixtures
The Fiat Lux Lamp Levitates the Ball Below
Sure, new lamps are created and produced almost everyday, but the Fiat Lux lamp is one of the craziest innovations to take on the lighting industry in a long time. The super cool part of this bad boy… MORE
Illusionary Floating Chairs
Illusionary Floating Chairs
The Fade-Out Chair by Nendo Plays Tricks on Our Eyes
The Fade-Out chair by Nendo is an acrylic chair that is painted with a wood grain. Its legs fade from walnut to clear so that when it is placed against any backdrop, it appears to be floating above the… MORE
Floating Lightbulbs
Floating Lightbulbs
Kyouei Design Creates Hanging Bulb Lanterns
Kyouei Design has created these Bulb Lanterns that can hang from the ceiling so that they appear to float mid-air. Similar to traditional Asian lanterns, these light fixtures incorporate an Oriental style… MORE

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