HomeMadeModern made a simple but versatile loft bed using construction scaffolding and an aluminum deck. The scaffolding not only saved them a lot of time, it’s also modular. They can easily change its height and add parts using off-the-shelf components.
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One of the nicest looking foosball tables we’ve laid eyes on, EastPoint Sports‘ competition-sized table features a sturdy wood construction with a crossbar base, precision weighted and balanced players, and high performance rod bushings for quick and smooth spinning.
Similar to, more minimal than the Urbana table, German Smart Living’s Swing is a wood and metal table that can be transformed into a shelf in one motion. It also has casters under its feet for easy transport. It comes in six variants, including two for outdoor use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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