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The Ultimate Bed

The Ultimate Bed

These unique and versatile beds combine a sleeping area, a massaging lounger, storage cubbies, a music system, bookshelves, laptop desk, room safe and more. Sadly, it looks like you’ll need to import one from China if you want one for your bedroom.

Twofold Shelf Desk

Twofold Shelf Desk

Designed by Michael Hilgers, Twofold is a brilliantly simple space-saving piece of furniture. When folded, it looks and works like a normal wall-mounted shelf. But you can bring its top half down and outward to create a desk.

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Urbana Convertible Dining Table

Urbana Convertible Dining Table

Trent Austin Design’s appropriately named “Urbana Incredible” table can quickly convert from a dining table into a bookshelf. Simply loosen the side screws, and the shelf can be locked down at any angle along the way for a unique display shelf.

How to Make Simple Speaker Stands

How to Make Simple Speaker Stands

I Like to Make Stuff points out different ways to make a pair of simple speaker stands that raise your monitors to ear level. He used a handful of power tools, but you can still make the stands with a hand saw and some sandpaper. Get the template here.

Teeter Tot Chairs

Teeter Tot Chairs

RISD industrial design students George Duan and Megan Lee made a pair of chairs designed to give office workers a much needed chuckle. Teeter and Tot are foam-covered wooden chairs. They have springs in their legs that make them buckle when used.

The Planet Chair

The Planet Chair

MZPA’s geodesic dome chair offers a private place for work, study, and relaxation. It’s open on the front for conversations, but its sides, roof, and padded interior provide a peaceful, personal space. Made from 51 triangular plywood panels connected to four metal legs.

Rollerblade Office Chair Casters

Rollerblade Office Chair Casters

Upgrade the casters on your office chair with the same sort of quiet, smooth-rolling wheels found on rollerblades. They skate across low-pile carpet without a problem, are safe for all kinds of floors, and just look way cooler than the stock casters. Sold as a set of five.

Making a Curved Bench

Making a Curved Bench

Furniture maker Lignum walks us through the painstaking process of transforming dozens of straight slats of wood into a beautiful handbuilt bench with smoothly undulating curves. It amazes us that most of the work is done using only clamps, patience, and lots of glue.

JLA M.1 End Table Speakers

JLA M.1 End Table Speakers

JLA’s made-to-order end table is also a 100W 2-way speaker. The M.1’s 8″ woofer and 1 1/8″ tweeter fire downwards at an angle. It can stream music via iTunes, Airplay, Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio and Tuneln. Available in black or natural finish.

Rubika Bookcase

Rubika Bookcase

Anesis’ Rubika Bookcase can showcase even the plainest objects. Its overall shape, the shape of its compartments, and its color scheme make it look like it’s popping out of your wall like a giant Rubik’s Cube. Available in different colorways.

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

The cushions seem a bit on the tall side when used as a couch, but we’re still impressed with the engineering behind Bonbon’s convertible piece of furniture that goes from sofa to bunk beds in just seconds.

Apollo 11 Table

Apollo 11 Table

Harow’s Apollo 11 table features an accurate scale model of part of the Moon’s surface. The craters were carved into fiberglass and then covered with resin. The table’s brass and aluminum alloy feet are based on the Lunar Module’s landing pads. Limited to 8 units.

Housecraft for iOS

Housecraft for iOS

The best furniture augmented reality app we’ve seen. Housecraft for iOS 11 is incredibly responsive and has resizable furniture and plants. You can save layouts and load them in other places. Or just see what it would be like if you had a dozen couches.

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Modulos Modular Table

Modulos Modular Table

The Modulos desk consists of solid wood tiles that can be connected to each other using wooden pins and a screw. There are square and rounded tiles, as well as ones with added features such as a hole for cables or even a built-in USB port or wireless charger.

Crete Table

Crete Table

Ocean-themed tables typically have a topographical design. But Eduard Locota’s Crete Table uses different colors of epoxy glass and a marble base to create an unbelievably realistic look. Customers have the option of choosing an island as the basis for the table.

IKEA Place Augmented Reality App

IKEA Place Augmented Reality App

IKEA’s Place is a new app that takes advantage of iOS 11’s exclusive augmented reality features. Scan a space, then browse for furniture. Your chosen product will pop up on your iOS device’s screen, accurately scaled to your room. You can even go around and zoom in on the furniture.

Poppin QT Privacy Chair

Poppin QT Privacy Chair

Perfect for shared workspaces, Poppin’s cozy chair provides a degree of privacy while checking emails or just vegging out. Comes in a variety of solid and two-tone colors, and offers an optional power module for keeping charged up. Also, check out the matching ottoman.

Grid Beam Construction System

Grid Beam Construction System

Grid Beams look and work a lot like Meccano girders, except they’re large and sturdy enough to make furniture, structures and other usable objects. They come in either recycled Douglas fir (with 5/16″ holes) or aluminum (with 7/16″ holes). Learn more in the Grid Beam book.

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

Laurel Hwang’s Plier is a room divider that can also perform the opposite of its original function. It has hydraulic pistons that let you fold its upper half down, turning the divider into a table. Its translucent surface alludes to its inclusive design.

SmartDesk 3 AI Standing Desk

SmartDesk 3 AI Standing Desk

A motorized standing desk that not only can automatically adjust its height, but its built-in tablet provides fitness and health feedback, and also works as an AI-powered digital personal assistant which can interact with other smart devices. Full tech specs and dimensions here.

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Piano Coat Rack

Piano Coat Rack

Like the Switchboard, the more pricey Piano Coat Rack’s hooks can be folded flat when not in use. Having four rows not only lets you hang more items, it also lets you play with the arrangement of the rack’s hooks. It’s available in two sizes and three wood types.

Mandem Safe Shoebox Safe

Mandem Safe Shoebox Safe

Hypebeast hideout. The Mandem Safe is a small safe that’s meant to sit inside an adidas shoebox. It comes with two keycards and has a foam inlay. There’s also an upcoming Nike shoebox variant. Let’s just hope you don’t have thieves who like to steal shoes.

MOVI Electronic Standing Desk Add-on

MOVI Electronic Standing Desk Add-on

MOVI lets you convert standard desks into standing desks. Its electronic lift can be adjusted in 0.5″ increments and go up to 18″ high. You can save your preferred height on the control panel, which also has a USB charging port. Its 45″ wide surface is made of bamboo.

The Can’t Table

The Can’t Table

Vintage Industrial’s dramatic conference table looks like it should tip over, but thanks to its cantilevered design, it’s solid and stable. Each one is hand-built from cold-rolled and heavy plate steel, and has a 96″ x 40″ tabletop.

Uplift Acoustic Privacy Desk Panels

Uplift Acoustic Privacy Desk Panels

Stay focused and discreet while working with Uplift Desk’s Acoustic Privacy Panel. It’s a dense polyester fiber board that clamps on the back or sides of your desk to dampen noise. It can also be used like a corkboard. It comes with clamps that fit on desktops up to 1.75″ thick.

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Italian furniture maker Ozzio shows off a dining/conference table that can be expanded in both length and width, using a clever series of sliding and hinged leaves that hide beneath its wooden surface. You might want to mute the audio and play your own music though.

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