These spaces may be miniature, but they are filled to their brims with elaborate decor. From a lacquer and velvet backdrop for an austere series of Josef Albers paintings, to a loft carved into a gallery for wacky furniture...
Photo courtesy of Jenny Nordberg Industrial designer Jenny Nordberg hails from Sweden, home of Ikea. Of course, most of that fast, flat-pack furniture is manufactured by machines in giant production plants. Nordberg wanted to know whether it was possible to...
This week a new client came into my office and wrote me a check for several thousand dollars. They could have taken the money and gone on vacation, paid it down on a new car, or bought a new piece of furniture. Instead, they chose to...Show More Summary
A wily Great Dane named Bambi figures out that she can use her great big dog mouth to open up the gate that’s meant to keep her out of the living room and off the furniture. According John Kuntz, Bambi’s human, they “set this gate up to keep our Great Dane Bambi, off the couch. […]
Furniture retailer Fantastic raises interim payment after lifting half year profit 43%.
Ordinarily we’d never suggest anyone attempt to sit on a hippopotamus, we adore them, but they’re known to be aggressive and unpredictable creatures, so they aren’t usually recommended as furniture. However this stunning Hippopotamus Chair is so awesome, we think everyone should get to try it out. Show More Summary
Getting children involved in practical projects at a young age can aid their development and foster their creative streak... which is what Kids Imagination Furniture from The Cardboard Guys hopes to achieve. The set comprises a cardboard desk and chair which children as young as five can build for themselves. .. Show More Summary
Swedish designer Jenny Nordberg makes quick work of the manufacturing process. Jenny Nordberg doesn't need much time to create her furniture. The Swedish industrial designer's latest collection features handmade pieces that were all put together in less than five minutes. Read Full Story
It was over a year ago when Alex introduced us to 20 amazing pieces of Star Wars furniture over on Homes and Hues. It remains the most popular article of all time on the site. We thought it was time to revisit the topic and have rounded up 13 more fun Star Wars goodies you can add to your home. Show More Summary
Most furniture that you get from IKEA needs to be assembled with your own two hands. Which can mean you feel a sense of accomplishment in addition to getting a new piece of furniture. Try focusing on buying or making stuff yourself to build more satisfaction with your life. Read more...
Maximo Riera understands the importance of creating furniture designs that fit into any home or office. A good furniture maker knows that a piece that goes anywhere is more marketable than a weird oddity. That's why he's continuing to develop chairs and couches that look like large animals. Show More Summary
All photos via CB2 This month, home decor retailer CB2 launched its first-ever collaboration, a 16-piece collection of space-saving furniture and accessories designed by a dozen students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Many items in...
Election Day complaints roll into the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners office throughout the day and get logged for the public to see.
Posted by Letitia Lago, Google Play team It’s not often that a developer is born from a summer holiday joke and a parent’s love of furniture making. But this is exactly how Vincenzo Colucci started GinLemon, a successful app business...Show More Summary
In 2013 the Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo began creating exhibitions in Berlin using his own artworks, Galleri Feldt's mid-century Danish furniture, and Leonor Antunes' brass objects. Which means that since it's not on Feldt's 1st dibs page, this Nanna Ditzel high chair is probably only available as part of a mindblowingly priced art installation. Show More Summary
So much for a budget hardship for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). They spent over $150 million on furniture and office stuff, and are complaining about a government shutdown (which didn’t come back to haunt the Republicans last fall, by the way).
A master of cardboard parodies turns his attention to mass-produced furniture
Imagine a world where you’d never have to try to decode one of those Ikea or Argos self-assembly instruction sheets ever again. (“Is this diagram upside down?”) Where furniture doesn’t need you to make it because it can be shipped flat and then pull itself together. Show More Summary
Photo by Takumi Ota for Naoki Hirakoso Store So, here we are. Your Ikea furniture has broken again. Like a fool, you ordered it online the day you moved in because you "just wanted to get it over with." Turns...