Just as the saying goes, “Clothes make the man,” furnishings make the home. No home interior design is complete without the right furnishings. Shoot has put together collections of our favorite pieces, spanning décor styles. Browse these designer creations before you decorate your living space for ideas and inspiration.
Emma Phelps and Mauricio Varlotta from London-based design studio 20age have reupholstered this vintage Parker Knoll in yellow velvet cord and yellow and green checked cotton.
On the back, 20age attached 5000 Brazilian ribbons. These lucky ribbons are traditionally tied around the wrist, with a wish made for every knot, which will come true when by the time the ribbon falls off.
With its third rear leg that can hide a power cord, the new PLANE Desk by German designer Felix Stark for Mueller Moebel is a clean and clever small laptop workstation.
The combination of its simple, sweeping shape and the oiled, soft edges of the Finnish birch plywood provide this desk with a natural feeling of warmth.
The Elephant chair marks a working partnership between Neuland studio and Kristalia.
The basic version is available in hard polyurethane in various colors, with a 4-leg base or slide base with a chrome or satin finish, or in the same color lacquer.
By admin • Jan 26, 2011
German furniture manufacturer Hülsta announces Elumo II, a new collection of personalizable contemporary bedroom furniture.
The collection features a bed, a night stand, a chest and a wardrobe that comes in wood or lacquer finishes.
The Bulgarian manufacturer Praktrik presents two collections of coffee table called Impossible and Sliding, both inspired by burr puzzles.
The base of each coffee table is composed of a certain number of wooden sticks which, depending on the level of difficulty of the puzzle, are more or less tricky to assemble. Once assembled, they stay together without the need of glue or nails.
By admin • Jan 23, 2011
Created by designer Daniele Lago from Italian furniture manufacturer Lago, LagoLINEA is a modular shelving system allows personalized creativity on your own wall.
According to Daniele Lago, “the LagoLINEA system has a slim and simple design, conceived to offer maximum freedom when designing wall compositions. Its what is left after reducing a common grid bookshelf. The essence of LagoLINEA is a practical, minimalistic solution to storing books, audio visual and accessories.
The British designer Lisa Sandall introduces us to his store ‘Chin up’, a small wood furniture to lean against the wall, between balance and imbalance.
Here is “a piece of study or living room furniture, ideal for storing books, digital media, and boxed items”, Sandall says.
The Obivan collection by Istanbul Designer firm Naif Design features a reading armchair and a modern bench with geometric lines and high arms.
The structure of the chair is made of plywood and comes in different lacquered of painted finish.
Branch by French Designer Olivier Dollé is a one of a kind bookshelf-piece that is composed of over 80 pieces of birch plywood and veneered oak wire.
Both aesthetic, poetic, functional and sculptural, this bookshelf comes in two different sizes (3,2 m – 10 1/2 ft and 4,2 m – 13 3/4 ft wide).
Branch is also available in walnut and other types of wood upon request.
By admin • Jan 19, 2011
Scriba is a modern writing desk with clearly defined lines, where the writing surface support element stands out for the lightness of its carved decoration.
Wooden surfaces, a practical side drawer, a clever book support in lacquered metal sheeting and a side pocket in leather complete the desk.
Scriba, designed by Patricia Urquiola for Italian manufacturer Molteni & C, comes with a computer container which has a pull out shelf for the keyboard.
Lichtkiste lamp is an adjustable floor lamp / end table from Clemens Tissi, with a minimalist design. Lichtkiste consists of two independent parts made of MDF and hand-painted surface.
You can modulate the light simply by moving the top element as shown on the pictures below. Lichtkiste’s size is 37cm x 35cm 34cm and its public price is 240 euros.
Mydna is an original and unique bookcase from Mexican designer Joel Escalona with a twisted, unconventional shape.
Its contemporary look is based on the unique double helix design of our own DNA strands.
The concept is that everything you place on the shelves define a significant part of your personal identity.
The House of Cards table by Brazilian designer-architect Mauricio Arruda is an inventive one of a kind table-piece that shows us how to build a perfectly sturdy table using the appropriate house of cards structure.
This table, despite its fragile look, is designed to support up to 250 kilograms or 500 lbs.
By laser cutting 4mm deep steel plates and producing cards in a scale of 13:1, the table is literally put together like a house of cards.
The steels cards are weld one to one, allowing each owner to fully customize its configuration.
The Boomerang Chair was designed by Kurt Dexel, the founder of Vancouver based company Dexel Crafted.
This mid-century danish-inspired lounge chair comes with a matching footstool, both crafted from black walnut, solid maple, and high grade leather.
By admin • Jan 15, 2011
Rose is a contemporary collection of exceptional beauty, designed by Italian designer Gianluigi Landori for Vibieffe that includes a chair, an armchair, two tables with different shapes and dimensions, in metal laser cut.
With their great personality and originality in the panorama of furnishing items, they can characterize the inside and outside of any location.
Made of metal and laser cut with a pantograph, is available in varnished or gold leaf versions. Roses can combine the latest modern metal with the elegance of manufacture.
The Roses collection is suitable for both indoor or outdoor use.
By admin • Jan 14, 2011
Trick is a pair of chairs, a table and a bookcase all together.
Designed by Sakura Adachi for Italian manufacturer Campeggi, Trick is a bookcase which transforms into a console table with two chairs.
When both sides of the bookcase are moved from the original positions, they function as chairs, while the center part works as a table.
The console can be used for dining as well as for writing, reading and working on your computer.
Here is a nice space saving solution for a small apartment!
The Modernatique Chair is a chair set designed by Korean designer Cho Hyung Suk.
The collection was showcased for the first time at the Korea Design Festival 2010 in Seoul, Korea; it adapts perfectly the bold colors and clean lines of modern design to the curves and profiles characteristic of antique pieces.
The Modernatique chairs are available in two versions: black with walnut accents and white with ash accents.