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Industrial Modern 3-Drawer Desk

Industrial Modern 3-Drawer Desk

Say goodbye to your cheap knockdown IKEA desk, and replace it with this substantial piece of home office furniture from What We Make. It’s handbuilt from reclaimed hardwoods and steel, has a large 72″ x 30″ work surface, three drawers, and a printer cabinet w/ roll-out tray.

Bricks Book Shelves

Bricks Book Shelves

Designed by Gerard De Hoop for Pols Potten, Bricks are minimalist bookshelves that mimic the construction of a brick wall. They provide an illusion of space while allowing easy access to their contents. Available as freestanding shelves or as a wall-mounted shelf.

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DIY Multi-function Bench

DIY Multi-function Bench

We’re not sure we’ve had enough caffeine to handle the enthusiasm of the Aussie surfer dude presenting this video from Better Homes and Gardens, but we can certainly get behind the design of this cool piece of DIY furniture, which can change forms to suit a variety of needs.

Ludovico Office

Ludovico Office

Claudio Sibille’s Ludovico Office gives you a set of basic office furniture in a compact and movable design. It comes with a chair that sits flush with the drawers and file cabinet when stored, and there’s a fold out desk on its side.

Swimming Pool Tables

Swimming Pool Tables

Ricardo Innecco and Mariana Ramos of RAIN Studio created these awesome glass-top tables which look like miniature swimming pools. We’d love to see them with aquamarine-tinted glass, then we’d float some of our action figures on donuts in the middle of them.

Tanner Goods Tekio Modular Shelves

Tanner Goods Tekio Modular Shelves

Beautiful and versatile flat-pack shelves made out of aluminum and either oak or walnut. Tekio is available in different configurations and look organic whether solo or with multiple units side-by-side.

Atari PONG Coffee Table

Atari PONG Coffee Table

Daniel Perdomo’s DIY analog PONG table is now an officially-licensed Atari product. It preserves the original game’s control scheme but on a larger, physical form. The knobs can be covered when you want to have a normal table. Available in four designs.

Killspencer Floor Pillow

Killspencer Floor Pillow

Killspencer presents the most elegant way to sit on the floor ever. These limited-edition full-grain quilted leather pillows are made from hundreds of hand-cut panels, and are super comfy for watching TV or just taking a cat nap. Just don’t let your dog find out about it.

The Ollie Chair

The Ollie Chair

Brooklyn design studio RockPaperRobot invented this cool chair that folds flat when not in use, but still has a stylish and comfortable design when opened. The trick is the use of a flexible sheet of wood slats that form its back and seat, and sit atop a hinged aluminum base.

Airplane Wing Tables

Airplane Wing Tables

Phighter Images’ aviation-themed tables are custom built from the ribs of airplane wings integrated with a sturdy metal base. Sizes range from a 4 ft coffee table ($5500+) or 6 ft desk ($7700+) to a massive 28 ft conference table, and can be embellished with custom artwork.

B-Side Cassette Tape Table

B-Side Cassette Tape Table

A while back, we featured Taybles’ awesome, but pricey cassette tape coffee table. They recently launched a Kickstarter to bring down the cost so more of us can enjoy one, complete with the hidden compartment, drink holders, and dry erase top for customizing your mix.

DIY Ocean Table

DIY Ocean Table

Woodworker I Like to Make Stuff tries his hand at concrete to make an ocean-themed table for his wife. He used the concrete as the bottom surface then added layers of blue-dyed clear epoxy resin to mimic the sea.

Couch Arm Table

Couch Arm Table

Keep your drinks, food and other small items within arms reach while you chill with Uncommon Goods‘ tables. Each table is handmade out of cherry wood. It comes with adjustable spring clasps that fit up to 15″ wide arms. Available in round or rectangle.

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Oil Drum Chairs

Oil Drum Chairs

White’s Modern Industrial takes clean oil drums and turns them into unique pieces of furniture with distressed finishes. They offer a few different styles, but we’re particularly fond of ones with the barrels set on their sides.

Emko Pill Cabinet

Emko Pill Cabinet

Keep your room and your options open with this circular wall-mounted cabinet. The Emko Pill has three compartments, each with removable dividers to suit your needs. The top compartment’s lid also doubles as a desk. Available in white, yellow, blue and black.

Recycled Skateboard Coffee Table

Recycled Skateboard Coffee Table

Skate or Design creates vibrant and functional home accessories and furniture from reclaimed skateboard decks. The highlight of their collection is this 40″ wide coffee table covered in colorful wood decks. A hidden steel frame underneath provides structure and rigidity.

Karl Pilkington Coffee Table

Karl Pilkington Coffee Table

The perfect conversation piece for fans of the dopey but lovable Brit. This awesome coffee table from Bohemian Workbench is based on Karl’s pudgy noggin from The Ricky Gervais Show. The 34″ tabletop is made from birch with walnut accents, and comes with a glass top.

Alex Chair

Alex Chair

The Sandy Eggo CNC shop created this brilliant looking chair from birch plywood. The back and seat are made from a single sheet of wood, and offers greater comfort than traditional flat surfaced chairs. It snaps together by hand, using no screws or nails.

Koeppel Design Record Dividers

Koeppel Design Record Dividers

Handcrafted wooden record dividers that are as enduring as your vinyl record collection. They come in two sizes, in vertical or horizontal orientation, stencilled or engraved, and in alphabetical, genre or custom categories. The shop also has a similar line for books.

707-320 Jet Desk Hutch

707-320 Jet Desk Hutch

Another of the many cool recycled aeronautical items from the Boeing Custom Hangar, this desk hutch is bookended by authentic instrument panels from a 707-320 flight deck. The sturdy shelf on top is made from a 1/8″ sheet of hot-rolled steel, then black lacquered.

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Whiskey Wood Bar Stools

Whiskey Wood Bar Stools

Yet another wonderful reuse for old Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrels, Heritage Handcrafted’s 24″ high wood stools will look great at your kitchen counter. They’re come with round swivel or fixed square seats, and each one has its own unique character.

Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table

Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table

If you love artist Bruce Shapiro’s magnetic sand art, you’ll be glad to know that you can soon have one in your house as a table, and in a variety of wood veneer or hardwoods. It will have at least 25 built-in sand patterns that you can toggle via an app.

Abyss Horizon Table

Abyss Horizon Table

Duffy London’s stunning take on ocean-inspired furniture is a coffee table that’s designed to capture a vivid sense of depth. The Abyss Horizon measures 43″x 19″ and is handmade from ethically-sourced wood and glass. Limited to 25 units.

F-4 Exhaust Cone Table

F-4 Exhaust Cone Table

The Boeing Store’s Custom Hangar features custom furniture and accessories made from components of the company’s retired aircraft. One of our faves? This anodized aluminum table with the engine exhaust cone off an F-4 Phantom II fighter jet as its centerpiece.

Hideout Chair

Hideout Chair

We are absolutely convinced that if we curl up wordlessly in the Hideout Chair from Sweden’s Front design group, no one would ever find us. It’s made from steam-bent solid beech with woven caned sides, and way too sleek to be mistaken for your Grandpa’s wing chair.

Duffy Surf-Ace Furniture

Duffy Surf-Ace Furniture

Duffy London’s beautiful table and bench set is made using the same techniques used to make surfboards. The result is dramatic, yet light and sturdy furniture we’d love to have in our dining room. We only wish it didn’t cost more than a new car.

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