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The Planet Chair

The Planet Chair

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.

Making a Curved Bench

Making a Curved Bench

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.

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JLA M.1 End Table Speakers

JLA M.1 End Table Speakers
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JLA’s made-to-order end table is also a 100W 2-way speaker. The M.1’s 8″ woofer and 1 1/8″ tweeter fire downwards at an angle. It can stream music via iTunes, Airplay, Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio and Tuneln. Available in black or natural finish.

Rubika Bookcase

Rubika Bookcase
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Anesis’ Rubika Bookcase can showcase even the plainest objects. Its overall shape, the shape of its compartments, and its color scheme make it look like it’s popping out of your wall like a giant Rubik’s Cube. Available in different colorways.

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

The cushions seem a bit on the tall side when used as a couch, but we’re still impressed with the engineering behind Bonbon’s convertible piece of furniture that goes from sofa to bunk beds in just seconds.

Apollo 11 Table

Apollo 11 Table
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Harow’s Apollo 11 table features an accurate scale model of part of the Moon’s surface. The craters were carved into fiberglass and then covered with resin. The table’s brass and aluminum alloy feet are based on the Lunar Module’s landing pads. Limited to 8 units.

Housecraft for iOS

Housecraft for iOS

The best furniture augmented reality app we’ve seen. Housecraft for iOS 11 is incredibly responsive and has resizable furniture and plants. You can save layouts and load them in other places. Or just see what it would be like if you had a dozen couches.

Modulos Modular Table

Modulos Modular Table

The Modulos desk consists of solid wood tiles that can be connected to each other using wooden pins and a screw. There are square and rounded tiles, as well as ones with added features such as a hole for cables or even a built-in USB port or wireless charger.

Crete Table

Crete Table
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Ocean-themed tables typically have a topographical design. But Eduard Locota’s Crete Table uses different colors of epoxy glass and a marble base to create an unbelievably realistic look. Customers have the option of choosing an island as the basis for the table.

IKEA Place Augmented Reality App

IKEA Place Augmented Reality App

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.

Poppin QT Privacy Chair

Poppin QT Privacy Chair
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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 Beam Construction System

Grid Beam Construction System

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.

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

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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SmartDesk 3 AI Standing Desk

SmartDesk 3 AI Standing Desk

A motorized standing desk that not only can automatically adjust its height, but its built-in tablet provides fitness and health feedback, and also works as an AI-powered digital personal assistant which can interact with other smart devices. Full tech specs and dimensions here.

Piano Coat Rack

Piano Coat Rack
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Like the Switchboard, the more pricey Piano Coat Rack’s hooks can be folded flat when not in use. Having four rows not only lets you hang more items, it also lets you play with the arrangement of the rack’s hooks. It’s available in two sizes and three wood types.

Mandem Safe Shoebox Safe

Mandem Safe Shoebox Safe

Hypebeast hideout. The Mandem Safe is a small safe that’s meant to sit inside an adidas shoebox. It comes with two keycards and has a foam inlay. There’s also an upcoming Nike shoebox variant. Let’s just hope you don’t have thieves who like to steal shoes.

MOVI Electronic Standing Desk Add-on

MOVI Electronic Standing Desk Add-on

MOVI lets you convert standard desks into standing desks. Its electronic lift can be adjusted in 0.5″ increments and go up to 18″ high. You can save your preferred height on the control panel, which also has a USB charging port. Its 45″ wide surface is made of bamboo.

The Can’t Table

The Can’t Table
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Vintage Industrial’s dramatic conference table looks like it should tip over, but thanks to its cantilevered design, it’s solid and stable. Each one is hand-built from cold-rolled and heavy plate steel, and has a 96″ x 40″ tabletop.

Uplift Acoustic Privacy Desk Panels

Uplift Acoustic Privacy Desk Panels

Stay focused and discreet while working with Uplift Desk’s Acoustic Privacy Panel. It’s a dense polyester fiber board that clamps on the back or sides of your desk to dampen noise. It can also be used like a corkboard. It comes with clamps that fit on desktops up to 1.75″ thick.

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Italian furniture maker Ozzio shows off a dining/conference table that can be expanded in both length and width, using a clever series of sliding and hinged leaves that hide beneath its wooden surface. You might want to mute the audio and play your own music though.

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Play and Displays

Play and Displays
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Give your kids (or yourself) a place to play with action figures and other toys with these fun shelving units, which offer backdrops for acting out scenarios. They come in a wide variety of themes, ranging from superhero to Star Wars to TMNT, to The Walking Dead, to My Little Pony.

Arozzi Arena Gaming Desk

Arozzi Arena Gaming Desk
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Arozzi’s gaming desk is covered with a machine washable microfiber, so its entire surface is a mousepad. The desk also has cutouts and a net underneath for cable management. It’s also on Amazon, but until 7/23/17 you can get it from Massdrop for $200 less.

3Moods Transformable Couch

3Moods Transformable Couch

Unamo Design’s 3Moods has detachable components and magnetic straps that allow it to transform into various pieces of furniture. You can turn one or both halves into a couch, a lounge chair, a table with two chairs, and more.

Snow Peak Campfield Futon

Snow Peak Campfield Futon
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Snow Peak’s versatile camp furniture can not only be used as a couch or as a bed. You can also take it apart and use it as two chairs and a table, or as three stackable shelves. It comes with a pair of adjustable backrests and folds flat for storage.

Mover Height Adjustable Desk

Mover Height Adjustable Desk
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If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind standing desk, check out Ergonofis‘ flagship product. The Mover’s surface is made of a cross-section of a walnut tree fork. Each Mover is made to order and measures between 40″ to 45″ deep and 60″ to 65″ wide.

Crane Kinetic Lamp

Crane Kinetic Lamp

Matt Gilbert’s Crane Lamp lets you drastically change its height and shape just by pushing or pulling its body. With its exposed scissor structure, it revels in its mechanical form and encourages you to use it and inspect how it works.

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