Woodworker Izzy Swan of Think Woodworks created this ingenious portable dining set which folds up into a 20″ x 20″ x 30″ block for transport, but pops open to provide a dining table and chairs for four. Buy the plans here.
One of Muji’s most popular products is coming to the US. Unlike most bean bags, the Body Fit Cushion is versatile because it has both soft and firm sides. It measures about 22″x 22″x 15″ and will be available in beige or brown.
Josh Carmody’s clever stool does have legs. It’s just that there’s only three of them. The diagonal cross brace and the stool’s proportions make it seem like it has four legs when viewed from certain angles. Contact Josh to order.
An affordable and portable laptop desk. Made of recycled material, this corrugated cardboard desk weighs just 12oz. but can withstand 25lb. loads. It’s wide enough to fit 18″ laptops and is good for a year of normal use.
Etsy shop Plane Pieces makes lamps, sculptures, tables and other furniture and accessories out of pistons, propellers and other parts from World War II-era aircraft. Items are limited and can be customized with different colors.
These extravagant bean bags (a phrase we never thought we’d utter) are made from soft, natural sheepskin, adding a casual but luxurious feel to any space, dressing up casual spaces, and making fancy spaces comfy. Choose from 3′ or 6′ sizes.
A large table with a top made of recycled skateboard decks. Dutch company Focused breaks down worn out or defective decks into sticks then glues them together by hand to create one large work surface. Available in two sizes.
Like Karton, Cardboard Furniture and Projects makes flat-pack, modular furniture made of cardboard. They’re water-resistant, lightweight and 100% recyclable. The shop can also customize your order with prints and different cardboards.
A simple, portable accessory that lets you use your laptop while standing. It consists of three interlocking pieces made of bamboo or birch. It weighs about 2lb. but can withstand over 900lb. loads. Available in 9″, 12″ and 14″ sizes.
A table with a 2.1 stereo system built in. It has two 4″ speakers, an 8″ woofer, an amplifier, 2 RCA inputs, separate controls for volume, woofer level and subsonic filter, hidden storage and power strip, and optional storage bins.
Dvelas’ Génois are bean bags made from used sail cloth. It’s stitched in such a way that the back tenses when you sit on it, creating support. Dvelas offer more colorful ones as well as pool chair versions on its website.
Zanocchi & Starke’s Wall Ride is a wall-mounted shelf with a built-in skateboard rack. It lets you store a skateboard while displaying the graphics underneath the deck. Like all good things, the rack also doubles as a bottle opener.
Boeing’s Custom Hangar limited editions store offers sculptures, furniture and other decorative items made of old airplane parts, including ones from the 747, 727, DC9, P-51 Mustang, F-4 Phantom and B-29 Superfortress.
Heckler Design’s computer desk fits in narrow spaces thanks to a lower deck which pulls out to provide a padded work surface. Power cables and adapters tuck neatly underneath the main desk’s top layer. Nesting stand and file also available.
Inspired by the beautiful (and expensive) Fletcher Capstan Table, YouTuber Scott Rumschlag designed and built his own expanding table. The layers on Scott’s tables are exposed from the side, so you can see the parts move as the table turns.
Duffy London’s tongue-in-cheek bedroom chair has way more legs than it needs, just like the weird myriapodous arthropods that inspired it. Put two together for a creepy crawly chaise lounge. Handmade in London.
Magnetic boards made from planks and poles found along European and West Asian beaches, as indicated by the geographical coordinates branded on each board. Each board even comes with a photo taken when it was found.
Floyd’s flagship detachable table legs are ideal for making small to medium tables. Now the company has the Floyd Utility Set for larger surfaces. The 29.5″ legs have rubber feet and are reinforced with adjustable cross-bracing straps.
A shelf version of the Floyd Leg. The Floyd Shelf consists of two mountable brackets where you can clamp a board up to 2.25″ thick to create a semi-permanent shelf. The brackets can support up to 50lb. and come in three colors.
Vintage Industrial’s Hure tables were inspired by and named after a 19th century lathe and milling machine maker. Hure added his signature to his products and made beautiful bases for what would otherwise be utilitarian devices.
The IKEA Regissör line consists of flat-pack furniture that can be assembled quickly and without using tools, thanks to pre-installed wooden wedge dowels. They are also lightweight and use less materials. Turn captions on.
Can’t afford Maximo Riera’s $50,000+ evil animal chairs? Vyacheslav Pakhomov has something for the baddie on a slightly smaller budget. He makes scorpion-shaped chairs by hand out of oak and leather. Available in two color schemes.
We’ve seen clamps that turn any board into a table. Simplified Building’s pipe frames are sturdy, long-term alternatives. Pick from standard, adjustable height, rugged or z-frame, with casters, flanges or plastic plugs as footing.
Restoration Hardware’s sheet metal desk is about as substantial as they come, with its construction and storage compartments inspired by classic jewelry store and office safes. Measures 69″W x 29″D x 31″H and weighs a whopping 360lbs.