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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Gaze Desk Standing Desk

Gaze Desk Standing Desk

The Gaze Desk’s premiere variant has two separate desks so you can adjust the height of your monitor independently. Its app recommends the proper desk height based on your measurements. The desk also has a whiteboard variant with a tilting partition.

Sereno Armchair

Sereno Armchair

Italian furniture maker Lovli’s decorative chair is made in the shape of Buddha meditating to hold you and help you acheive a state of peace and relaxation. It’s internal lighting and polyethylene construction make it perfect in a garden or poolside.

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Ori Systems Furniture

Ori Systems Furniture

Ori is a collection of motorized floor-to-ceiling furniture that turns a studio apartment into a versatile one bedroom space. Its control pad makes it easy to move the whole unit across the room or open and close its components.

Wallace Modular Shelf

Wallace Modular Shelf

Inspired by its store display shelves, Swenyo’s Wallace is a brilliantly simple modular shelving system that uses an easy to install aluminum mount and birch plywood rails. Mix and match its shelves, boxes, hooks and more as you desire.

Spyndi Chair

Spyndi Chair

Designer Mindaugas Zillions was inspired by the human backbone to create a customizable chair made of interlocking birch plywood elements. The Spyndi kit has both long and short pieces that you can put together in minutes to make a variety of chairs.

Duchess Gaming & Dinner Table

Duchess Gaming & Dinner Table

Board Game Tables’ convertible tabletop gaming table is made of rosewood, with a 3’x 5′ neoprene padded playing surface, and pop-out drink holders. It comes with a topper so you can use it as a normal dining table without disturbing the pieces on the playing surface.

Rocket Coffee Table

Rocket Coffee Table

Furniture designer Stelios Mousarris attempts to capture his memories of playing with toys for hours on end with this whimsical living room table. Measuring 47″x 17″, the large glass surface is propped up by five freestanding rocketships that you are free to rearrange.

Lamborghini & Bugatti Desks

Lamborghini & Bugatti Desks

Design Epicentrum makes these high-end custom workstations in the style of famous supercars. While they look awesome and weigh less than the actual cars, they probably can’t do 0-to-60 in under 3 seconds. At least until Colin Furze gets his hands on one.

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