Wabu (“wood after being used”) is a new Indiegogo project looking to turn discarded wood into your new furniture, and as usual, you can save with a preorder.
You’ve got one level of Harry Potter fandom where enthusiasts re-read the books and re-watch the movies again and again. And then you’ve got David Lundell’s level of fandom, which inspired him to build a gorgeous, wooden Potter-themed coffee table complete with secret compartments you need a magic wand to open.
The last time I bought a couch, I looked at more than 4000 before finally settling. Then I had to figure out if it would fit through my door.
Ikea recently announced that it would be selling more stuff online through third parties, like Amazon. But actually, you’ve been able to buy Ikea products on non-Ikea websites for quite a while. The concept seems appealing, too. Who wouldn’t want to buy cheap Ikea stuff without confronting the Saturday-destroying task…
Do you ever sit down at your desk and wonder why the elevated surface doesn’t have more sensors to record and analyze data about your movements and habits? Well, wonder no more, my ergonomically-minded friend. Herman Miller, the manufacturer behind the Aeron chair, has invented a solution to the problem you never knew…
Setting the mood for a night in usually involves dim lighting, soft music, and a comfy place for a couple to cozy up. Unless you and your loved one both happen to be Star Wars fans, in which case glowing lightsabers, John Williams’ Imperial March, and a loveseat shaped like a Dewback lizard are more apropos
The potential for 3D printing to revolutionize manufacturing is astounding—if the technology can overcome a few limitations. Researchers at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab have come up with a novel way to both speed up the 3D printing process, and free it from the restrictions imposed by gravity.
You probably want a carpenter using nails to build your house, so, you know, it doesn’t fall down. But for more decorative wooden creations, fasteners can result in an unsightly finish. An alternative is to rely solely on precisely engineered wooden joints that fit together so perfectly you’d swear they were optical…
Getting the recommended eight hours of sleep every night means you’ll spend at least a third of your life in bed. So if you’re going to splurge on a piece of furniture, it might as well be a bed that constantly adjusts its comfort to match your sleeping position and warms your feet so you can fall asleep faster at…
If it’s not made of gold, furniture recovered from the Titanic, or extraterrestrial materials salvaged from a meteor, you’ll need one heck of a gimmick to convince people to spend $30,000 on coffee table. And that’s probably why Siren Design Studios made its Teles Taxídi table float like a hoverboard.
Sitting in the captain’s chair on the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise must certainly give you a feeling of power and authority. But comfort? Captain Kirk’s Starfleet throne never actually looked that comfortable, which is why we’d prefer boldly going where no one has gone before in this bean bag captain’s chair…
There’s nothing quite as comfortable as wearing a sweater knit by a grandparent, right? That’s why Nike started using digital knitting machines to create its colorful Flyknit sneakers back in 2012, and why Ikea has now adopted the same technology to create a pair of chairs designed to pamper your posterior.
When you’re living in a small apartment you need furniture that does more than just sit there looking pretty. This nondescript coffee table, created by Studio Ozeta, magically raises and expands, again and again, to become a dining table capable of seating up to ten dinner guests.
Although clearly designed for kids and teenagers, if your obsession with Star Wars outweighs your need to be comfortable, these wonderful new furniture pieces from Rooms To Go are as good an excuse as any to redecorate your bedrooms and home office with replicas of your favorite spaceships.
Stop and think about how many hours you spend sitting in an office chair hunched over a computer. Don’t you think your butt deserves to be cradled in something more luxurious than whatever was on sale at Staples? The Elysium chair isn’t cheap, but it’s brilliantly engineered to make you never want to get up again.
Leveraging the same auto-follow ProPILOT technology that allows its vehicles to autonomously navigate traffic, Nissan has created a bunch of self-driving chairs that promise to make it a lot easier the next time you’re forced to wait in line.
Micro apartments and tiny but well designed living spaces are all the rage right now. Most people living in tiny apartments do so because they’re cheap, and don’t have the money to turn their homes into an urban transformer. So they need to find other clever ways to maximize their limited space, like with a two-in-one…
Where’s the most relaxing place to take a load off? A comfy bed? A giant plush couch? A hammock swinging in the breeze? None of the above. If you’re really looking to wind down, what could be more relaxing than plopping down in Buddha’s lap?