• Steelcase Gesture Chair Supports Texting And Other Modern Postures

    Steelcase Gesture Chair Supports Texting And Other Modern Postures

      With the advent of touchscreens and cellphones, the world requires a new office chair — one designed to be as ergonomic when using mobile gadgets as they are when you’re leaning into your desk typing a 10-page report.  The Steelcase Gesture Chair will do just that. A purpose-designed piece of office furniture, it’s built to support nine postures that have been identified in a global study that looked at the ideal postures for people who interact with modern technology.  [...]

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  • Optimal Posture Office Chair Keeps You From Slouching At Work

    Optimal Posture Office Chair Keeps You From Slouching At Work

      You know slouching is bad for your back, but you still do it all the time.  Doesn’t matter what new gimmick office chair you use — your willpower simply fails you.  The only real way for you to keep good posture while you go through the workday is to use a chair that makes slouching impossible and the Optimal Posture Office Chair is just the furniture for the job. Developed with input from doctors of the Wooridul Spine Hospital, [...]

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  • Homework Table With Unusual Gutter Design Looks Useful

    Homework Table With Unusual Gutter Design Looks Useful

    My desk is a mess, littered with books, printouts, stationeries, office supplies, toys, USB accessories, spare cables and all sorts of things that help you get through the workday.  While swiping them all off into a box is probably the simplest way to relieve the pile, the Homework Table probably offers something a disorganized dork like myself can better live with. Designed by Tomas Kral, the table features an aluminum gutter along the edges, allowing you to swipe off everything [...]

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  • Snug Is A Beanbag Chair/Nerd Fort

    Snug Is A Beanbag Chair/Nerd Fort

    Do you ever find yourself pushing your favorite beanbag chair into a corner and curling up on it with a blanket over your head to shut out the world?  If you do, you might want to trade in your makeshift solution for the Snug, a beanbag seater with a built in pop-up sleeve that can hide you inside its walls. Made by Kumeko, the sleeves allow you to put up a veritable fort, letting you read your LEGO Builder’s Guide [...]

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  • Minimal Float Wall Desk Is Like A Cool Shelf For Working On

    Minimal Float Wall Desk Is Like A Cool Shelf For Working On

    When you asked your wife where you can set up your home office (where you will pretend to do work, but really just work on your fantasy sports leagues), she pointed to that small strip of space by the wall.  Really.  She probably thought it was impossible.  Last laugh is yours with the Minimal Float Wall Desk.  Made by Orange22 Design Lab, it’s more like a slightly oversized wall shelf than a work desk.  Instead of standing on legs like [...]

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  • Klaffi Foldable Wall Shelves Can Close Up When Not In Use

    Klaffi Foldable Wall Shelves Can Close Up When Not In Use

    Sometimes, your wall shelves are very useful.  Other times, they just remain barren and empty.  You like to change things up that way.  Problem is, you wish you can just get rid of shelves when you feel like it without having to plug the holes and repaint them.  Well,you can do just that with the Klaffi, a foldable wall shelf system. Instead of removing the shelves when you don’t want to use them, though, you just fold them in using [...]

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  • Qubis Haus Is A Double-Duty Coffee Table And Dollhouse

    Qubis Haus Is A Double-Duty Coffee Table And Dollhouse

    Your kids already turn the living room coffee table into their play area.  Might as well get a coffee table designed to double as a real doll house/multi-level dungeon fortress.  That will be the Qubis Haus. Created by Amy Whitworth Design, it’s a wooden coffee table that’s styled as a multi-level dollhouse for kids to play in.  While it looks just like a fancy, artsy living room furniture at first glance, it’s actually been designed to facilitate play with a [...]

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  • Froc High Chair Grows With Your Child

    Froc High Chair Grows With Your Child

    Buying a high chair for your toddler is always a tricky purchase.  Chances are, they’ll outgrow it pretty quickly, requiring you to purchase a new one within a short time.  If you’re going to buy your child a high chair, might as well get them one they can use throughout their childhood, right?  That’s exactly what the Froc gets you. Designed by Slovenian outfit Gigodesign, it’s a high chair that can be adjusted and modified to be usable for all [...]

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  • James De Wulf Concrete Pool Table For The Outdoors

    James De Wulf Concrete Pool Table For The Outdoors

    When you’re rich, even the most ludicrous wishes can be met. Want an aquarium that looks like a flatscreen TV?  Not a problem.  How about first-run movies without leaving the house?  Yep, that too.  If you’ve ever wanted to play a game of 9-ball pool while out in the backyard, that can also be accommodated with the James De Wulf Pool Table. The latest creation from James De Wulf, it’s a regulation table with a body made out of concrete [...]

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  • Floppytable Brings Retro Storage To Your Living Room

    Floppytable Brings Retro Storage To Your Living Room

    You had serious hots for that NES Controller Coffee Table.  Unfortunately, the fancy gaming-inspired furniture piece didn’t quite fit into your budget, which is why you still have the same cocktail table you traded for an old game console from a dude on Craigslist.  Well, here’s another retro tech-themed coffee table you probably can’t afford: the Floppytable. Created by Berlin design firm Neulant van Exel, the living room piece comes with a top styled to look like a 3.5-inch floppy [...]

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  • Zerocaster ZC070 Updates The Classic Furniture Caster

    Zerocaster ZC070 Updates The Classic Furniture Caster

    Casters are the unsung hero of the office.  Screwed at the base of office chairs, they give office drones the ability to slide from one place to another without bothering to get up.  While regular furniture casters do the job just fine, isn’t it high time we gave that bastion of utility the makeover it deserves?  Well, that’s pretty much what the Zerocaster ZC070 is trying to achieve. A replacement caster for office chairs and other furniture, it sheds the [...]

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  • TR-808 Beanbag Lounger Sounds Nice

    TR-808 Beanbag Lounger Sounds Nice

    You like to pretend you’re a musician of sorts when bringing girls over.  But you can’t actually play, whether it be an instrument, a music-making software or one of those electronic thingamajigs.  As such, you fill up your house with music-related items (like a Marshall Fridge, a Flipper Spatula and a vintage Les Paul with all the strings removed), so you can look the part without actually getting asked to play anything.   May we recommend adding this TR-808 Beanbag to [...]

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  • Artful Dodger Is A Coin Thief’s Favorite Chair

    Artful Dodger Is A Coin Thief’s Favorite Chair

    Do you have often have visitors?  Do they frequently have change in their pockets?  If you say “yes” to both, then you must have them sit in the Artful Dodger, a rocking chair that doubles as a petty thief, collecting lose coins as they fall off people’s pockets. Since it’s a rocking chair, it’s almost guaranteed that people will rock themselves back and forth on it.  And since that rocking motion will cause whatever’s in their pocket to get jumbled, [...]

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  • Story Is A Sofa With A Bunch Of Hidden Talents

    Story Is A Sofa With A Bunch Of Hidden Talents

    So, your bed turns into a sofa.  Whoopee.  Your dining table has its own sink?  Congratulations.  But what is you wanted to add another space saving furniture item in your already awesome apartment?Well, you might want to look at the Story, a sofa that doubles and triples as a host of other home furniture. A project study by Fanny Adam from the École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD), it’s a sofa built specifically for tiny urban dwellings.   As a [...]

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  • Dog House Sofa: A Couch For The Master, A Room For The Pets

    Dog House Sofa: A Couch For The Master, A Room For The Pets

    If you have pets in the house, they need a place to call their own. Otherwise, they’ll just infringe on your space, jumping in your bed while you’re resting or sleeping on your lap while watching shows on your Sony Ultra HD TV.  The Dog House Sofa seeks to give your mutt their own space, all without adding any unsightly items in the house. Made by Korean pet-centric brand mPup and designed by Seungji Mun, the seating furniture features an [...]

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  • Takka Stool Set Features A Height-Adjustable Table

    Takka Stool Set Features A Height-Adjustable Table

    Height adjustable chairs, especially ones for office use,  are plenty common.  What we seem to be missing, though, are height-adjustable tables that your kids can use as a play table in the morning and you can use to work on a laptop later in the night.  That’s the gap the Takka Stool Set appears to be looking to fill. Designed by Agnieszka Mazur, it’s a three piece set consisting of a small round table and a pair of stools, all [...]

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  • Ping Pong Conference Table: Have A Meeting, Play A Game

    Ping Pong Conference Table: Have A Meeting, Play A Game

    Remember the Table & Tennis conference table?  As awesome as that was, it was a one-off, so you couldn’t buy one even if you manage to convince the purchasing manager to get one for the boardroom.  Fortunately, someone else stepped up to offer a similarly-rigged office furniture for the rest of us: the Ping Pong Conference Table. The double-duty boardroom workhorse won’t just serve as a functional place to hold your meetings, as you can use it to settle disputes with [...]

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  • AdapTable Is A Modular, Customizable Work Desk

    AdapTable Is A Modular, Customizable Work Desk

    We usually do all our work from one work table at home.  Need to type something up to send to the UK headquarters over the weekend?  Do it there.  Need to look over blueprints and take notes?  Do it there.  Want to cut out magazine pictures to make a vision board?  Dude, you’re cornier than One Direction singing a Jay-Z song, but do it there.  That’s kind of the reasoning behind the AdapTable, a work desk that you can quickly [...]

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  • Kettal Cottage Puts A Bed Inside A Mini-House

    Kettal Cottage Puts A Bed Inside A Mini-House

    An outdoor bed is great.  Until it rains.  Or until the clouds disappear at high noon and the sun shines its intense torch.  The Kettal Cottage prepares for those situations, bringing a slatted roof that makes it perfect for use in nearly all weather conditions. Designed by Milan-based Patricia Urquiola for furniture company Kettal, it’s, basically, a mini-cottage that houses nothing but a bed.  Instead of a solid roof, it uses slats that can be opened and closed just like [...]

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