Here's a simple DIY project from Kitesurfer that'll let you charge your devices without the distracting clutter of power strips and wall worts.
While this pencil bookcase would've been fairly easy to make, it would've been a bitch of a job to drill in 15,000 precisely-spaced holes for the pencils to sit in, don't you think?
The secret stairs bookcase was clever and beautiful. This climbing library is clever and beautiful and comfy. Like the stair bookcase, you can go up and down, but you can also use it to lay down and read comfortably.
Italian-Singaporean design firm Lanzavecchia + Wai has created some astonishing pieces of furniture for its Spaziale series, which look like aliens have come down overnight and spun sticky webs of organic matter over someone's Ikea furniture.
Like the Platzhalter bookshelf I discussed yesterday, the REK features an ingenious design that is both visually interesting and practical for those who accumulate a lot of books.
This Infinity Bookcase is almost as cool as the amazing stairs bookcase that made me want to move to London*. Created by Dutch artist Job Koelewijn, it is supposed to represent the power of learning, or the infinite number of books that you are never going to read, or something like that. Whatever. Definitely a solid…
It's no surprise that a dude who lives in a city of 18 million people would appreciate the need to conserve space. Shanghai-based artist Danny Kuo created the StairCASE, a bookcase where the shelves slide out to become a stairwell. We've seen the amalgamation of shelves and stairs before in London, but StairCASE can…
Ooooh. Shelves. And red LEDs. They tell time. They store CDs. Who has CDs? Not me. But I don't care. It's a giant digital clock. Red over black, baby. 1980s, here I come again. Now I just need to rescue my white suit, tight pink T-shirt, and call Tubbs to pick me up in the Ferrari.
We realize that part of the thrill of owning high-tech gear is gazing at its sophisticated industrial design, but many distaff members of our species would rather all that high-tech paraphernalia be hidden away. Call a truce with the Reversible Media Center, with a swiveling mounting panel to which you attach the…