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Interesting Take on Transformer Units

Between multipurpose furniture, storage stairs and all-inclusive transformer units we’ve seen a lot of clever solutions on how to make the most of the often very cramped space in small city apartments. And here’s another one to add to the list. It is the brainchild of the Madrid-based design firm Zooco and is made up of several partitions that are set against the wall and can be used as storage, a desk, or a lounge area. […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Furniture That Adapts to Your Child

Buying new furniture as your child grows can be quite an expense, so working solutions in this area are more than welcome. One such is this set of furniture created by the firm Teehee from Holland. It is basically two pieces, which begin as a crib, but can be adapted for other uses as your child grows. As such they’re both affordable and environmentally friendly. […]

By |December 31st, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments

Great Adaptable Desk That’s Perfect for Adults and Kids Alike

This desk, designed by the Casa Kids furniture company based in Brooklyn, is aimed primarily towards kids, whose parents want to buy them a desk that will grow up with them. However I think it’s perfect for adults too, especially those working from home. It is very well designed, made from durable materials and built to last for many, many years. Just like the furniture our grandparents used to buy before the days of IKEA.

It’s called the DUMBO desk and was designed for children aged eight and up. According to Roberto Gil, the architect who created it, the design of it was inspired by legendary artists and designers, namely Jean Prouvé, Piet Mondrian and Donald Judd. […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Furniture|0 Comments

Make Your Furniture Mock an Antique With These 7 Pro Tips!

Introduction: Distress Technique       

In the earlier times, if furniture was distressed, it indicated that those were there for generations and majority of the paint had faded due to nicks by too many movements or rubbing by hands for years. Nowadays, the distressed look has emerged as a desired option as may believe that it adds […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Furniture, Tips|0 Comments

Furniture on Wheels

Putting wheels on pieces of furniture is not exactly a new idea, and I’m rather surprised not to see this type of solution employed by tiny home designers more often. Perhaps these Movables pieces designed by PolyLester for the Kunstfort Vijfhuizen arts center in Holland will yield some inspiration. […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments

Unique Lamps Made From Recycled Coffee Filters

While a lot of thought (and advertising) goes into alerting buyers where the coffee they drink comes from, not a whole lot is said about the coffee filters used to brew it. Vilma Farrell, a Brazilian journalist living in New York City has come up with an ingenious and unique way to recycle, or upcycle these filters. […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments