Concept of Scate Chair by Oleg Soroko

Created by 24 years old architect, designer and CG artist Oleg Soroko from Moscow, Scate Chair is the newest element from a collection “Parametric Furniture” inspired by underwater creature.

Chair is made of 15 mm thick plywood sections and fastened together with iron rods, which are wound on the mounting bolts.

As said by the author – “This technology makes it relatively easy and cheap to do non-linear form. Also, a big plus of this technology is that the sections of plywood form a pattern of lines on the general form making it more readable”.

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Richard Hutten designs combined conference and ping pong table

Dutch designer Richard Hutten has created a conference table that can easily be converted for a game of ping pong. It features a drawer in each end to contain the two white bats, balls and a detachable net that clamps onto the edges of the table top.

The table is made of beech and features a walnut inlay to mark out the field for table tennis, but also divides the surface into four workspaces. It’s made by craftsmen in the Netherlands and measures 240 by 120 centimetres.

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Innovative and Practical Motion Sensor LED Strip Lighting by e3light

This lighting project began its first developments in Spring of 2011 when the owner of e3lightFlemming Viktor Andersen, was making a total renovation of his house. The owner had only the highest demands with lighting in his private home. However, he discovered that intelligent light solutions for his bedroom and closets were both a technical and time-consuming challenge.

He realized that light should automatically respond to one’s actions and needs. e3light therefore began developing an intelligent commercial product designed to support the convenience of a modern life style.

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Eco-Friendly Design with a Dutch Personality: The Bamboo Chair

In recent times, Dutch design furniture has been heavily focused on creating eco-friendly designs while using sustainable materials and The Bamboo Chair follows this trend.

  

Using long-established Asian plaiting methods in combination with modern Dutch design techniques, designers Tejo Remy and René Veenhuizen were able to create a chair that is made 100% from bamboo, displaying a refined look.

Utilizing strips of bamboo 25cm by 10mm that are arched to create the main frame, the Bamboo chair is similar to the typical tub-chairs found on cruise ships. This project was designed to create a beautiful, comfortable, and more importantly a sustainable chair.

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Neri&Hu Furniture for De La Espada

Chinese design studio Neri&Hu will present a collection of wooden furniture for De La Espada in New York later this month.

Neri&Hu took the typology of a Chinese Tang Dynasty opium bed and modified it to create a sofa, which has shelves under the deep arms for storage.

The oval Solo table sits on two sets of three legs, each arranged in a triangle.

A two-tier desk folds out into a vanity table, with a mirror in the top shelf and a drawer full of different sized compartments in the lower bottom shelf.

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Doodle-able Table

The Matchbox table was named for its unique resemblance to an old-school matchbox created by its contrasting materials. It merges playfulness with modern elegance in an occasional table you can write on.

On one end, raw wood makes a clean surface for placing objects, and on the other is a chalkboard surface for drawing, scribbling ideas, or creating your own unique designs!

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Intriguing Furniture You Can Lean Against The Wall By YOY Design

As strange as it looks, the Canvas furniture, showcased at Milan Design Week 2013, is a real object and not a simple avant-garde painting with baroque details.

Canvas is cool, lightweight and ingenious. “A frame made of wood and aluminum is covered by an elastic fabric printed with texture of a canvas and a drawing of chair.”  You can use this “work of art” by leaning it against a wall.

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Unconventional Ways To Extend The Storage Space by YOY Design

The floating book support and the book-shaped flower pot are just two creative ways of extending the storage space or simply spread some “magic” around your home. Presented at Milan’s Design Week 2013, the two items mentioned above have two different functions: create an impression on whoever ends up seeing them and yes, here’s a more practical one, enhance the storage space.

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Design Factory Builds Up A Head Of Steam

Smoke machines are rarely used to good effect. Wedding DJ; no. School disco; no. Nestled in the corner of a small room at New Dutch Design, during Milan Design Week; surprisingly, yes. Eindhoven Design Academy graduate Frederik Roijé had a sullied smog tinge to his smoke machine that may have had his wedding guests running for their lives however, the designer recreating an industrial revolution era factory to showcase his latest product, Smokestack.

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Movement and Balance in Furniture Design: The Walking Cabinet

Markus Johansson Design Studio came up with an original cabinet design characterized by twisted lines. The new project has an appearance that seems to play with our visual perception: “A form featuring movement and balance, the Walking Cabinet seems almost like a playful and harmonic dance. Legs twist in different directions on the pavement; the cabinet seems to pose a life of its own, en route to some other place“.

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Cable Lights by Patrick Hartog

Rotterdam-based industrial designer Patrick Gartog prioritizes the handmade in his products. the ‘Cable Light’ draws from the knot-tying techniques on mooring bollards and the craft of ceramics and slip casting. Multi-colored or patterned cables enliven the simple, cast form while making the fixture highly customizable.

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Atelier Haußmann : Selected Works

Rough, industrial-like, almost austere. Here is a selection of awesomely-scenographed furniture from the young Berlin-based design label Atelier Haußmann.

« More and more products appear on the market every day. Fashions and trends come and go. We don’t follow any fashions. Less is more. We try to do as little as possible when we work on our product design. It’s up to the product itself – its desire to be a bed, a hook or a table. We give it room to evolve, add some colour, perhaps another screw and tenderly care for it all the way to its final destination » – Atelier Haußmann.

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REK Expanding Bookcase By Reinier De Jong

First designed and produced in 2008 by de Jong, REK is a bookcase that grows along with a book collection. The greater the number of books, the bigger the bookcase. The zigzag-shaped parts slide in and out to accommodate books in the resulting spaces.

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LEDscape / LIKEarchitects

‘LEDscape’ challenges the passerby to an interactive experience – A pathway gradually lit with 1200 light spots, invites introspection and individual appropriation of the installation.

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Atelier Biagetti

Biagetti’s ingredients of choice are architecture, art and design; and his whimsical creations manifest the most interesting of each. From typically refined Italian chairs dipped in shocking neon colours, to distorted wardrobes, cabinets and chests that hide their contents in futuristic, computer-generated cocoons – the products and prototypes that emit from Atelier Biagetti show toying with the norm need not show disrespect for the blueprints pioneered by the masters of contemporary design.

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