Don Draper needs a job. He needs a lot of things, actually: a wife he views as an equal, some true friends, a recreational hobby (tennis, maybe? furniture restoration?), and certainly an AA group. But these needs are as old as Mad Men; we've known about the women and the... More »
If you’re passionate about bespoke furniture, you can’t get any more personalized than Elliat Rich's Decennia Chair currently on show at Milan Design Week as part of ‘The Other Hemisphere’ exhibition. Rich developed a process for painting the chair
Flat-pack furniture giant Ikea is developing a vegetarian version of their famous Swedish meatballs in an effort to be more eco-friendly. Green Business reports that Joanna Yarrow, the head of sustainability for Ikea, said this week at the Intergovernmental...
Does your furniture hide some dirty little secrets? You can cover a multitude of sins with just some simple fabric, and perhaps a few stitches. Each of these DIY curtains, skirts and covers mask whatever bottles, knick knacks, or toys you want to keep out of the public eye, and are great for small spaces where every inch counts. READ MORE »
Architect Edward Durell Stone designed MoMA, the Kennedy Center, and the house next door to us on the Upper East Side, but I had no idea he ever designed kids furniture. Yet here some is. In 1969 Stone built the Orlando headquartersShow More Summary
Q: I just moved into an open, loft style condo. I love all the space, but my living room/kitchen is just one big open square, and I don't know what furniture to get or where to put it! The space is an approximaetly 15'x18' open area....Show More Summary
How often have you gone back to a game you thought you'd exhausted, only to find it full of prospects and potential? In a fallow period for vast open-world RPGs, a lazy visit to see my Skyrim house opened more than furniture filled with hard-earned goodies. Show More Summary
IKEA furniture is cheap, easy to assemble and therefore endlessly modifiable, which makes it the best place to shop when you’re looking for a custom furniture creation for your pad. There are all kinds of ways different IKEA components...Show More Summary
The Dutch architecture firm designs a fun series with a visually exciting, building block effect. Last week in Milan, the Dutch architecture firm MVRDV unveiled an installation of 77 colorful, large foam cushions that look like they belong in an upscale indoor playground. Read Full Story
But as La-Z-Boy retrenches, will smaller rival Hooker Furniture move ahead?
Can't afford that furniture, those appliances or those electronics? Sure you can. Aaron's, the lease-to-own retailer, has unveiled a new ad campaign that suggests leasing products from the company isn't just a wise idea for credit-challenged people—it's the first step toward becoming rich and famous beyond your wildest dreams. Show More Summary
Designer Jordi Lopez from Aguilo Kutarq studio… shared the Gradient Bookshelf with us, an original shelving unit fit for minimalist contemporary spaces with a bohemian twist. It is interesting how this simple furniture piece communicates with its environment, adding an intriguing ethereal feel. Show More Summary
In 1989, Jon Bon Jovi was literally giving his house away, via this classic MTV contest where fans had a chance to win his childhood home in New Jersey—a four-bedroom colonial. [ more › ]
Upholstery is a skill that takes time and practice, but it isn't your only option for sprucing up fabric furniture. Here are a handful of ways to embellish what you've got, for a lot less work. READ MORE »
Famed British architect Zaha Hadid premiers her latest work for Italian interior design firm, Citco, at Salone del Mobile during Milan design week, a striking set of granite and marble shelves, tables and fireplaces. The London-based architect displays her love… Zaha Hadid Premiers New Marble Furniture Line at Milan Design Week is a post by Glenys Johnson on Selectism.
Oh, the ottoman. I feel like it's such an underrated piece of furniture. It's like this extra piece that's floating around and doesn't really get the respect it deserves. You will spend loads of time picking your sofa and chairs, but...Show More Summary
The BookArc möd is designed to blur the line between furniture and office equipment, and depending on what color you like, it can channel either Ikea post-modernism or '50s Danish modern. Whether your office features a luxurious Eames...Show More Summary
Based on pioneering ideas of education developed by Maria Montessori, this line of sustainably made furniture for kids will enhance their learning environment.
As a great furniture designer once said, the world has "more chairs than asses." Yup. Somewhere in the middle of the sixth pavilion of the massive Salone del Mobile fairgrounds, in Milan, read a sign: "The master Bruno Munari claimed that in the world, 'there are more chairs than asses.'" Read Full Story
STIK Chair is made from a bundle of precisely cut natural sticks tied together with chords. Designers Johan Jeppesen and Jesper Su Rosenmeier took some of the conventional binding techniques used in making rattan and bamboo furniture and reinterpreted them