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Top 50 Furniture Trends in August

From Photo-Finished Seating Solutions to Flexible Standing Desks

— August 27, 2016 — Art & Design
These August 2016 furniture trends range from photo-finished seating solutions to flexible standing desks that allow office workers to customize their workstation according to mood or time of day. While most standing desks offer an active workspace solution, they can often be limited in terms of customization, forcing users to stand all day or to switch between a standing and sitting set-up. The 'Locktex S1L' aims to change this notion with a flexible sit-stand desk that allows for more personalization.

Other August 2016 furniture innovations include artful products that combine bold aesthetics with functional features. Some standouts include a VW camper van bed that doubles as a unique accent piece in children's rooms while resembling a realistic version of the iconic vehicle. Another notable is example is a glass-supported table frame that appears fragile at first glance, only to reveal its intricate and sturdy design up close.
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Tea-Holding Wooden Chairs
Tea-Holding Wooden Chairs
David Ericsson Honored His Wife with a Design That Complements Her Hobby
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49
Digital Artwork Furniture
Digital Artwork Furniture
The 'Little Star' Decorative Bowls Can Be Programmed to Reflect Moods
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48
Chic Customizable Office Chairs
Chic Customizable Office Chairs
Arper's Modular 'Kinesit' Chair Comes in Hundreds of Colors
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47
Remixed Musical Ads
Remixed Musical Ads
This Wayfair Commercial Revisits An Iconic Jingle Of the Past
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46
Cooperative Balancing Tables
Cooperative Balancing Tables
The Dinner Club Table Requires Guests to Get Along to Stay Steady
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45
Sculptural 3D-Printed Stools
Sculptural 3D-Printed Stools
This Stool Seating Was Created for a 3D-Printed Food Restaurant
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44
Enchanting Furniture Ads
Enchanting Furniture Ads
A Short Teaser Ad Shows the Dynamic Use of IKEA Material in a New Line
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43
Germ-Reducing Hospital Cabinets
Germ-Reducing Hospital Cabinets
This Hospital Bedside Cabinet is Easier to Clean Than Most
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42
Tatami Mat Moveables
Tatami Mat Moveables
José Lévy Utilizes Traditional Tatami Mats as The Exterior to His Furniture
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41
Swirling Steel Chairs
Swirling Steel Chairs
The 'Sylph' Chair's Back Looks Like an Absent-Minded Doodle
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40
Seaweed-Made Furniture
Seaweed-Made Furniture
This Eco-Friendly Collection Was Created with a Zero Waste Process
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39
Personalized Interior Design Apps
Personalized Interior Design Apps
The 'Homee' App Connects Users and Designers to Furnish Homes
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38
Primitive Furniture Collections
Primitive Furniture Collections
Kiki van Eijk's Collection is Inspired by Primitive Technology
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37
Affordable Touchscreen Tables
Affordable Touchscreen Tables
La Table Kineti Lets Consumers Use Their Coffee Table as a Computer
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36
Sushi-Inspired Furniture
Sushi-Inspired Furniture
The 'Object on a Roll' Project Uses a Unique Wood Casting Technique
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35
Whimsical Living Room Sets
Whimsical Living Room Sets
This Furniture from Blå Station Makes Use of a Strange Bubbly Design
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34
Glass Furniture Lines
Glass Furniture Lines
This Transparent Furniture Collection Embodies Sophisticated Design
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33
Multipurpose Hotel Furniture
Multipurpose Hotel Furniture
These Cabinets Hide Bluetooth Speakers, a Mini Fridge and a Safe
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32
Transparent Side Tables
Transparent Side Tables
These Rosy Tables Were Designed to Look Like Crystal
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31
Pyramidal Step Ladders
Pyramidal Step Ladders
The 'Triangle Step Ladder' Brings Style to a Utilitarian Tool
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30
Creatively Cobbled Chairs
Creatively Cobbled Chairs
The 'Favela Chair' is Constructed with Asymmetrical Slats of Wood
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29
Wire Coffee Tables
Wire Coffee Tables
This Table Creates an Interaction Between Passive and Active Objects
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28
Palm Tree-Inspired Chairs
Palm Tree-Inspired Chairs
The 'PAM' Chair Gives Off a Tropical Feel
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27
Boomerang-Inspired Furniture
Boomerang-Inspired Furniture
This Curved Furniture Takes After The Australian Artifact
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26
Retro Cassette Tape Tables
Retro Cassette Tape Tables
Altar Furniture's Cassette Tape Table is Driven by Nostalgia
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25
Modern Swivel Armchairs
Modern Swivel Armchairs
The DUNAS XL WOOD Line Offers Chairs for Comfort With a Stylish Aesthetic
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24
Futuristic Bassinet Concepts
Futuristic Bassinet Concepts
Bilal Khan Re-Imagines the Future of Design in Bassinets
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23
Flexible Standing Desks
Flexible Standing Desks
This Sit-And-Stand Desk Supports Mobility In the Office
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22
Product Use Flowcharts
Product Use Flowcharts
These IKEA Ads Show Consumers the Value of What It Has to Offer
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21
Furniture Brand Food Trucks
Furniture Brand Food Trucks
The #TogetherWeEat Campaign Has a Truck That Serves Food from IKEA
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20
Bottle-Fused Furniture
Bottle-Fused Furniture
Micaella Pedros Uses Recycled Plastic Connectors to Build Wood Furniture
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19
Abstract Chair Sculptures
Abstract Chair Sculptures
These Abstract Chairs Look as Though They Have Frozen in Time
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18
Branded Hospital Rooms
Branded Hospital Rooms
IKEA Canada Outfitted Mount Sinai with Stylish Hospital Furniture
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17
Colored Glass Furniture
Colored Glass Furniture
'Tilted Shaping Colour' is a Contemporary Spin on Mid-Century Modern Style
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16
Hammock-Inspired Inflatables
Hammock-Inspired Inflatables
The Best Way To Relax This Summer is the 'Air Hammock'
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15
Transforming Work Desks
Transforming Work Desks
'Evodesk XE' Enables Users to Create a Standing Work Area
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14
Posture-Improving Chairs
Posture-Improving Chairs
The Sprang Chair Promotes Dynamic Sitting For Better Health
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13
Superhero Logo Bookcases
Superhero Logo Bookcases
Burak Doğan Made a Series of Shelves Modeled After Iconic Hero Logos
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12
Glass-Supported Tables
Glass-Supported Tables
These Unusual Coffee Tables Sit Atop Glass Legs
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11
Versatile Urban Seating
Versatile Urban Seating
The 'Sweet Seat' Provides Multifunctional Use as a Compact Chair or Bed
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10
Woven Circular Chairs
Woven Circular Chairs
The Condesa Lounger Offers a Modular Outdoor and Indoor Seat
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9
Bespoke Fitness Equipment
Bespoke Fitness Equipment
PENT. Creates Luxury Fitness Ware That Beautifies Gyms
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8
Camper-Shaped Beds
Camper-Shaped Beds
This Children's Bed is Hidden in a Replica of a VW Camper
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7
Flexible Desk Systems
Flexible Desk Systems
Konstantin Grcic's Hack Desks Offer Easy to Set Up Millennial Workspaces
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6
Hot Air Balloon Beds
Hot Air Balloon Beds
This Imaginative Bed Design for Kids by Circu Takes After a Floating Vehicle
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5
Elegant Canvas Chairs
Elegant Canvas Chairs
The Jedro Outdoor Lawn Chair's Fabric Lining Replaces Bulky Cushions
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4
Revolutionary Furniture Series
Revolutionary Furniture Series
Janne Kyttanen Explored the Possibilities Afforded with 3D Printing
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3
Rustic Cat Furniture
Rustic Cat Furniture
This Eco-Friendly Cat Furniture is Perfect for Cat Lovers
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2
Sculptural Concrete Benches
Sculptural Concrete Benches
Eco Concrete Ideas Makes Seating with Rapid Layer Manufacturing
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1
Photo-Finished Cube Furniture
Photo-Finished Cube Furniture
This Coated Foam Furniture Boasts Real-Life Images on its Designs
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