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MKBHD’s Dream Desk

MKBHD’s Dream Desk

Jonathan Morrison put together a modern, minimalist and crazy expensive desk setup that fits the style of fellow tech reviewer MKBHD. Skip to 4:39. The highlight is definitely the angular Furtif desk. Check out the video’s description for links to the showcased products.

Gold Skull Armchair

Gold Skull Armchair

Designed by Harow, creators of the Black Skull Armchair, this very special edition is for supervillains with deep pockets. Its luxurious black velvet seat is surrounded by a handmade steel and fiberglass structure, coated in 24-karat gold, bringing its price to a cool half-mil.

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The Amazing Puzzle Desk

The Amazing Puzzle Desk

Kagen Schaefer makes complex wooden puzzles. One of them is a desk that has over 20 puzzles and hidden compartments, which when solved give you pieces of sheet music. Put that together, play the notes on the built-in pipe organ and you’ll open a final secret drawer.

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Expand Furniture’s space saving design combines several full-sized pieces of furniture. One side has a table and a bookshelf. Fold the table up and turn the shelf around to reveal a fold-down mattress. Available in six colors.

Greycork Furniture

Greycork Furniture

Funded on Indiegogo, Greycork makes flat pack minimalist living room furniture that are easy to assemble and take apart. The sofa and chaise don’t have springs, but their included cushions have different layers of foam for support and comfort.

Floyd Bed Frame

Floyd Bed Frame

A modular bed frame that’s equally easy to put together and take apart, from the maker of the Floyd table legs and shelves. Its steel supports, tensioning strap and optional lightweight wooden panels fit together without the need for tools.

Lawn Chair Stop-Motion

Lawn Chair Stop-Motion

We can’t fathom the amount of work it took Frank Howarth to shoot this stop-motion video of a lawn chair crafting itself without a single carpenter. If it looks familiar, that’s because Frank’s bookcase and table saw posses the same magical properties. (Thanks Victor!)

Wewood Metis Desk

Wewood Metis Desk

Designed by Gonçalo Campos, the Metis is an oak desk that will let you get rid of your desktop clutter discreetly. It has three drawers, two lidded compartments – one of which has holes for cables – and a secret compartment.

StandCrafted Standing Desk

StandCrafted Standing Desk

A smart, space-efficient take on the standing desk, the modular wooden StandCrafted hangs on your wall, freeing up floor space. It holds any display with a VESA mount, has a keyboard and trackpad/mouse tray, a laptop holder, a place for gadget charging and even a cup holder.

DIY Mechanical Standing Desk

DIY Mechanical Standing Desk

After designing his own expanding table, Scott Rumschlag came up with a mechanical wooden standing desk that’s much faster to operate than motorized desks and withstands over 250lb. loads. It uses two wooden boxes filled with nails and sand as counterweights.

Sitskie Block Seats

Sitskie Block Seats

Tired of dealing with dirty upholstery, Sitskie came up with its patented block furniture system. Small strips of wood joined together by elastic create a seating surface that’s comfortable and easy to clean. It’ll leave your bank account spotless too.

Altwork Station

Altwork Station

A desk and chair combo that lets you sit, stand and lie down. Its monitor arm works with VESA mounts and supports up to 35lb. display setups. It comes with magnets for the keyboard and mousepad so that they’ll stick to the magnetic desk. Skip to 1:57.

Bronx Crank Desk

Bronx Crank Desk

Vintage Industrial’s adjustable height desk is impressive, handbuilt from heavy gauge steel with a solid hardwood top. It’s base is held together by over 200 rivets and bolts, and a turn of either iron crank raises its top from 30″ to 42″. In 96″ x 40″ or 120″ x 48″ sizes.

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Nendo Nest Shelf

Nendo Nest Shelf

Nendo’s piece for the 2015 London Design Festival, the Nest Shelf cleverly hides an inner copy of itself, effectively doubling its width when fully extended. It’s made of carbon fiber and aramid, then coated in larch veneer.

D’Hauteville Concrete Low Armchair

D’Hauteville Concrete Low Armchair

Julie Legros and Lavallard Boget created this truly special interpretation of a classic Eames mid-century modern chair, replacing fiberglass with concrete, and swapping aluminum for steel rebar legs. The seat side has a smooth finish, while the rear is rough and unfinished.

In-Tension Table

In-Tension Table

Furniture designers B-SquaredInc created this unique cantilevered coffee table, made from metal and western red cedar. The angular steel tower and guywire keep the tabletop balanced in mid-air. Measures appx. 24″(w) x 55″(l), and the peak on the tower is 36″(h)

Win: Haworth Zody Task Chair

Win: Haworth Zody Task Chair

Enter by 9/7/15 for a chance to win this awesome Zody Task Chair worth $899 from Haworth. It’s the best desk chair we’ve ever sat in. Read our full review on Technabob. Visit the Haworth Store between 9/1-22 to save 15% on any task chair.

Murphy Bed Desk

Murphy Bed Desk

Like the UrbanDesk, the Murphy integrates a full-size bed into a wall desk. It has a gas-assisted piston mechanism that keeps the desk upright, and an integrated bookshelf. The bed can be double or queen size, and the desk’s wall comes in several colors.

Turnbuckle Floating Shelves

Turnbuckle Floating Shelves

These rustic, yet dynamic wall shelves are crafted from nearly century-old reclaimed pine wood, and held in place using stainless steel cables attached to turnbuckles to save on floor space. Shelves are 11″ deep in 23.5″, 39″ & 55″ widths.

Franklin Corner Shelf

Franklin Corner Shelf

Tronk Design’s clever space saving furniture. The Franklin shelf lets you maximize your walls by occupying the inside or outside of corners. It measures 23.75″x 20″x 20″ and is made of maple, cherry or walnut. Price too high? DIY.

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The Cubrick Cabinet

The Cubrick Cabinet

Inspired by the futuristic designs of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Yard Sale Project’s modern curio cabinet transforms from a monolith into a series of 12, 16 or 20 cubbyholes when opened, and can also spin so it can be used in a corner.

Racer Rocker Chair

Racer Rocker Chair

Loll Designs’ Racer Rocker is a flat-pack outdoor rocking chair. It’s made of 100% recycled HDPE plastic, and each one is the equivalent of 288 milk jugs. It also has a storage trunk at the back. Available in seven colors.

LeanChair

LeanChair

Wayne Yeager’s LeanChair attempts to find a nice compromise between sitting and standing at work. It lets you recline and reduce the load on your feet and legs. Use it with a standing desk or on its own with its swing arm desk.

Rocking Couch

Rocking Couch

Made by Lithuanian shop Life is Short, the Rocking Couch is a flat pack cardboard couch. It weighs just ~20lb but can hold up to ~330lb. You can assemble it in just two minutes without tools or glue. Lasts up to two years.

Room in a Box

Room in a Box

Our Paper Life’s Room in a Box consists of water-resistant and 100% recyclable cardboard furniture. You’ll get a chair, a desk, a trash bin and 12 drawers that can be arranged into a bed and a shelf, plus a wheeled storage box.

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