Smaller living spaces require new design concepts, here’s an interesting video from Resource Furniture that shows exactly what can be achieved with a little imagination. All the furniture they design serves a dual purpose, and can transform in a flash. Resource Furniture has realized that there is a market for compact furniture as well as a need for furniture that opens out.
The Torque Table is a table created by Nobu Miake, an American born designer who now lives in Japan. The Torque table was presented at the Design Soil stand, a university project that brings together the creations of students in the department of product design at the Kobe Design University.
When I first laid eyes on this image, I thought ok what’s so special about this picture, it’s just a canvas photo of a woman sitting on a chair that’s been printed on a canvas. But then I scrolled down and looked at the pictures from different angles.
This home in First Crescent Camps Bay, Cape Town is considered the ultimate beach front property. Camps Bay is home to many of Cape Town’s luxurious Bars and restaurants, making it the ultimate party spot in a city that is trendy to the max.
Troy Backhouse has been featured in many different publications both in his native Australia and around the world. His designs include commercial and commissioned pieces produced in a multi-disciplinary studio that releases one-off and quantity interiors.
Troy’s designs include the ESCAPulE chair, Drop-tail light, the Ane Stool and the Baroque and Roll mirror.
After the destruction caused by the recent Hurricane Sandy on the residents and homes in New York City, Reclaim NYC was formed to turn the debris from this destructive storm into usable, functional furniture pieces that went on sale to benefit the Sandy victims.
Designed and manufactured by Ligne Roset to offer comfort and flexibility, Ploum sofas are the result of an extensive research into comfort. Made from a stretchy coating and flexible foam, Ploum couches offer superior comfort in whatever position you decide, making them perfect for getting cozy and comfortable!
*More of Ligne Roset‘s designer furniture can be found on their website or viewed in their showrooms in Geneva and around Switzerland
Yuan Yuan is a Chinese designer that lives and works in Paris. Ever since she was a child, her dream has been to sleep and play in the clouds, and by creating The Cloud House, she has managed to make that dream come at least partly true.
The Cloud House was designed to come into contact with the body. It can be used as a rocking chair, a chair-bed and an armchair and is made from solid wood and plywood.
Instead of having a bed as simply a place to sleep, Alain Gilles has elevated the simple bed to a coordinated modular piece with add-on components that allow the user to adjust and personalize the bed to their requirements.
There is an expandable headboard, bedside table, drawer-like “pocket table”, reposition able lamp and a bench allowing for an infinite number of re-configurations. These various options can be used to create a separate bathroom area, a mini-office or a cozy reading nook with relative ease.
* The Area Bed was featured on Moco Loco, where you can see more images of how to configure the bed