A Twisted Mobius Chair Provides an Infinite Place To Sit

Do you remember the first time you were introduced to a mobius strip and its never-ending looped surface? It was probably during grade school science, and it probably made you rethink everything you knew about the world, the same way this Mobius Chair by Takeshi Miyakawa will make you rethink everything you know about… » 7/28/14 12:32pm Yesterday 12:32pm

A Swivel Chair That Becomes Its Own Private Office

Don't feel bad if your climb up the corporate ladder currently has you serving time in an open cubicle. You'll get that private suite one day, but until then, see if you can convince your office manager to swap out your chair for Campeggi's Tuttomio, which swivels into a semi-private spot to shut out distractions. » 6/06/14 9:40am 6/06/14 9:40am

3D Printing an Entire Chair Is Easy When It's One Big Puzzle

We've been promised that 3D printers will eventually be able to replicate almost anything we want. But how do you go about creating larger objects when your printer's capacity is no larger than a toaster oven? The same way you can fit a Thomas Kinkade painting into a small cardboard box: You turn it into a puzzle. » 5/28/14 7:00pm 5/28/14 7:00pm

You're Always Guaranteed a Seat On the Subway With This Backpack Chair

Riding the subway at peak hours is often a well-orchestrated ballet as you and your fellow passengers jockey for position to snatch up seats as they become available. But why go through that struggle every night when you can just wear this folding backpack chair to work every day and guarantee yourself a place to sit… » 5/15/14 5:00pm 5/15/14 5:00pm

The Hamper Chair Is Your New Best Excuse For Never Doing Laundry

It's hard not to feel guilty when your underwear is on its third tour of duty because you haven't done laundry for weeks. But Brandon Washington has managed to find a plus side to procrastinating on a trip to the laundromat with his Martino Hamper chair that's all but useless without a mountain of soiled garments. » 4/24/14 12:00pm 4/24/14 12:00pm

This Surprisingly Strong Bentwood Chair Looks Like It Would Snap In Two

Tadao Ando is like the concrete-whisperer: the Japanese architect has an unmatched talent for manipulating the everyday material to do pretty magical things. Dream Chair is one of his latest projects—a collaboration with Danish manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son—that switches up his usual scale and medium. The result is a… » 1/06/14 10:00am 1/06/14 10:00am

Oxford's Library Chooses Its First New Chair Design Since 1936

Oxford's Bodleian library—aka the Bod—is one of England's largest libraries, a 414-year-old research hub steeped in tradition and history. For example, only three types of chair have ever been designed for use inside its walls. Until now, that is: According to Co.Design, the library has chosen a fourth design to… » 10/15/13 9:00pm 10/15/13 9:00pm

Vibrating Home Theater Seats Are Another Reason To Skip the Cinema

To combat piracy, giant screen TVs, surround sound setups, and a wealth of streaming movies available at home, movie theaters have been pulling out all the stops to entice people back to the cinema. 3D failed miserably, but vibrating seats have gained some traction. Unfortunately for theaters, Tremor FX has now … » 9/24/13 11:05am 9/24/13 11:05am

Watch This Lounger Free Up Floor Space When You Climb Off

When living in a small apartment there are compromises you learn to live with for the cheaper rent—mainly the lack of space. But SplinterWorks, the same folks responsible for that stunning carbon fiber hammock tub, have created the clever Bodice lounger that automatically stands up and out of the way when not in use,… » 9/24/13 9:20am 9/24/13 9:20am

Goodbye Ugly Futons: A Laid-Back Lounger That Transforms To Sleep One

They're a cheap and easy way to add some extra sleeping space to your apartment, but futons are a sure sign that you're either in college, just graduated from college, or can't stop reliving college. If you're looking for a slightly more sophisticated way to accommodate guests, like an adult, this incredibly … » 8/28/13 5:00pm 8/28/13 5:00pm

We Should All Fight for This Iron Throne Made from Computer Keyboards

Who cares that the Iron Throne in Game of Thrones is forged from the swords of everyone Aegon conquered. This Throne of Nerds is made by artist Mike DeWolfe who warped together more than 20 different keyboards to create a throne every one of us who stare at a computer for a living should be fighting for. This is the… » 8/27/13 8:19pm 8/27/13 8:19pm