Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'furniture' (8)

Sculptural Skull Armchair Fit for an Evil Genius



Skull Armchair is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka Harow, that seems fit for anyone interested in comfort as they plot sinister moves. Like something straight out of a movie or video game or perhaps a Bond villain's elaborate lair, the onyx chair is all velvety comfort on one side and a ridged, geometric skull on the…

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Added by Pinar on November 30, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments

Playful Looping Picnic Table by Michael Beitz



Picnic is a playful looping picnic table designed by artist Michael Beitz. The green dining surface is the latest in the artist's line of functional sculptures, offering a whimsical take on standard pieces of furniture. The sculptor's collection of works, which are inspired by the "social, personal, and material functions of furniture," present conventional furnishings in an extremely…

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Added by Pinar on November 5, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hyperrealistic Rhinoceros Beetle-Shaped Chair



The Beetle Chair is designer Maximo Riera's latest addition to his ongoing project aptly titled The Animal Chair Collection. We've seen him turn anything from a majestic elephant and mighty…

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Added by Pinar on October 16, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

1920s Lightbulb Voltage Tester Transforms into Personal Bar



Inspired by an early 20th century light bulb voltage tester that was discovered in a factory in Germany, this hinged metallic replica opens up to reveal an impressive bar. Equipped with three shelves, three stemware racks, and five slots for wine bottles, the 265-pound iron ball is fully capable of storing all the best liquor, spirits, and…

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Added by Pinar on July 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Mind-Boggling Cabinet Designed to Look Like a Digital Glitch



Good Vibrations Storage Unit is a cabinet by architect Ferruccio Laviani that is designed to look like a distorted digital image. The puzzling piece of furniture was created for Fratelli Boffi, an annual interior show in Italy. While there is speculation that this image of the product is, itself, a digital…

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Added by Pinar on March 14, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Astounding Table Made of Thousands of Puzzle Pieces



If you thought IKEA furniture was difficult to assemble, designer Rupert McKelvie's aptly titled Missing Pieces table will make you think twice. The UK-based artist's custom creation utilizes puzzle pieces from box sets with an insufficient number of pieces. Instead of getting frustrated with the hours put into piecing each puzzle together, only to find that he's incapable of…

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Added by Pinar on January 24, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Brilliant Interior Design Embeds Furniture Into Walls



Le Refuge is an apartment located at Les Menuires, a ski resort in Menuires, France, that boasts modern and innovative designs. At the request of their clients, architecture firm H2O Architectes sought to maximize the living space of the already constructed rooms while retaining 8 sleeping beds and inserting an additional bathroom to the space. Rather than trying to stuff the apartment…

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Added by Pinar on December 20, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Vintage Suitcases Repurposed as Uniquely Awesome Drawers

English designers Hannah Plumb and James Russell, who work together under the moniker JAMESPLUMB, combine their creative talents to repurpose objects into useful, unique furniture. Or, as the artistic duo puts it, they "juxtapose practical function with their sculptural vision." By collecting and refurbishing old worn down suitcases, the inventive pair have repurposed a number of…

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Added by Pinar on October 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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