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35 DIY Home Decor Knock-Offs To Save Money

Spending hundreds if not thousands of dollars on home decor is not an option for most of us, but who says you need to spend lots to get the best? Today we’ll be looking at some do-it-yourself home decor knock-offs that will save you your well earn dollars!

With some excellent DIY home decor knock-offs featuring restoring your old desk to create a trendy hardware desk, or make your own Ikea Lotus Lamp, a DIY Hipster Chandelier or even a Ralph Lauren decahedron pendant light fixture!

1. These chrome light bulbs are a must for any exposed-bulb light fixture.

These chrome light bulbs are a must for any exposed-bulb light fixture.

At West Elm, they cost $18.

Paint your own with glass paint.

IT MUST BE GLASS PAINT.

2. These Container Store magazine files cost $9 retail, but only $3 to make.

These Container Store magazine files cost $9 retail, but only $3 to make.

Get the instructions here.

3. Learn how to make this Marimekko-inspired wallpaper transfer.

Learn how to make this Marimekko-inspired wallpaper transfer.

Get the instructions here.

4. A little spraypaint can turn a $19 lamp into a Jonathan Adler-style nursery light.

A little spraypaint can turn a $19 lamp into a Jonathan Adler-style nursery light.

Get the directions here.

5. Make your own painted West Elm baskets.

Make your own painted West Elm baskets.

Get the DIY here.

6. This $500 Restoration Hardware trestle desk costs only $50 to make.

This $500 Restoration Hardware trestle desk costs only $50 to make.

Get the DIY here.

7. If you’re artistically inclined, make your own version of this Anthropologie mug.

If you're artistically inclined, make your own version of this Anthropologie mug.

Get the directions here.

And while you’re at it, make the matching Anthropologie cardigan.

And while you're at it, make the matching Anthropologie cardigan.

Get the directions here.

8. Make your own IKEA Lotus lamp.

Make your own IKEA Lotus lamp.

Get the instructions here.

9. Pottery Barn apothecary jars run from $69-149….

Pottery Barn apothecary jars run from $69-149....

You can make these for free with this label printable.

10. These adorable storage boxes look just like the ones made by Danish interior design company House Doctor.

These adorable storage boxes look just like the ones made by Danish interior design company House Doctor.

Get the instructions here.

11. These watercolor mirrors are an amazingly easy DIY.

These watercolor mirrors are an amazingly easy DIY.

The original was made by a French artist named Constance Guisset. Make your own with liquid glass stain.

12. This Pottery Barn storage ladder costs $279.

This Pottery Barn storage ladder costs $279.

You can make one for much less.

13. This copycat IKEA console table means unlimited future breakfasts in bed.

This copycat IKEA console table means unlimited future breakfasts in bed.

Get the directions here.

14. Make your own almost-identical version of this Ballard Designs fold-down drying rack.

Make your own almost-identical version of this Ballard Designs fold-down drying rack.

Get the tutorial here.

15. Wrap an existing chandelier in rope to replicate this Restoration Hardware lamp.

Wrap an existing chandelier in rope to replicate this Restoration Hardware lamp.

Get the DIY here.

16. Make your own West Elm floor poufs from $3 IKEA rugs.

Make your own West Elm floor poufs from $3 IKEA rugs.

Get the directions here.

17. This nautical rope mirror is a Restoration Hardware-inspired IKEA hack.

This nautical rope mirror is a Restoration Hardware-inspired IKEA hack.

Get the directions here.

18. This pet food canister will keep food way fresher than the bag.

This pet food canister will keep food way fresher than the bag.

But the original costs $50. Get the DIY here.

19. Knock off this amazing Ralph Lauren decahedron pendant light fixture.

Knock off this amazing Ralph Lauren decahedron pendant light fixture.

Get the instructions here.

20. Make your own Hudson Bay Point quilted blanket.

Make your own Hudson Bay Point quilted blanket.

These vintage blankets go for anywhere between $100-300 on eBay, and they tend to be very scratchy! Learn how to make your own..

21. Make your own version of these ancient-looking maps from Restoration Hardware.

Make your own version of these ancient-looking maps from Restoration Hardware.

Get the directions here.

22. Make your own Pottery Barn-inspired sandbox.

Make your own Pottery Barn-inspired sandbox.

23. Knock off this Nate Berkus for Target vase.

Knock off this Nate Berkus for Target vase.

Get the instructions here.

24. Make your own version of this classy bench.

Make your own version of this classy bench.

Get the directions here.

25. Make your own Confetti System party decorations.

Make your own Confetti System party decorations.

Get the directions here.

26. Why pay $349 for this CB2 rug when you can paint your own?

Why pay $349 for this CB2 rug when you can paint your own?

Get the instructions here.

27. Create your own Pottery Barn-inspired moss-covered letters, just in time for spring.

Create your own Pottery Barn-inspired moss-covered letters, just in time for spring.

Get the instructions here.

28. Re-create this Restoration Hardware coffee table with wooden pallets.

Re-create this Restoration Hardware coffee table with wooden pallets.

Get the directions here.

29. This Anthro-inspired ikat console can be easily DIYed with a piece from IKEA.

This Anthro-inspired ikat console can be easily DIYed with a piece from IKEA.

Kinda think the DIY version is cooler than the original. Get the instructions here.

30. Recreate this modernist Z Gallerie TV tray.

Recreate this modernist Z Gallerie TV tray.

Get the instructions here.

31. Knock off this Serena and Lily chair by painting a stripe down the center of an armchair.

Knock off this Serena and Lily chair by painting a stripe down the center of an armchair.

Get the full instructions here.

32. For Christmas time, create an exact replica of the Ballard Designs monogram wreath.

For Christmas time, create an exact replica of the Ballard Designs monogram wreath.

Get the DIY here.

33. This Pottery Barn growth chart ruler is a really cute idea if you have kids, and only costs $7 with materials from Lowe’s.

This Pottery Barn growth chart ruler is a really cute idea if you have kids, and only costs $7 with materials from Lowe's.

Get the directions here.

34. This windowpane pillow by Horchow is a lovely design, but it costs $115 for a pillow.

This windowpane pillow by Horchow is a lovely design, but it costs $115 for a pillow.

Make your own. Get the directions here.

35. Thrifty and Chic made a much larger version of these Pottery Barn crates to act as a laundry hamper.

Thrifty and Chic made a much larger version of these Pottery Barn crates to act as a laundry hamper.

Get the directions here.

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DIY

27 DIY Ways To Decorate Your Boring Ikea Products

Ikea is a great place to buy furniture and home decor, usually when you buy an Ikea product you need to create the finish product yourself with their parts and instructions. But did you know there are many ways you can transform your Ikea products into other things?!

These genius DIY ways to decorate your boring Ikea products will show you some neat tricks like decorating your white shelving and desks with fancy artwork, revamping your old Ikea lamp into a cool plant vase or even decorating your plain wooden chairs with colorful yarn!

1. Turn a Trampa mat into a fruity spring accessory for your entryway.

Turn a Trampa mat into a fruity spring accessory for your entryway.

If you’re not a citrus person, make a watermelon instead.

Full instructions at The House That Lars Built.

2. Brighten up a Bekväm step stool with a few sheets of removable wallpaper.

Brighten up a Bekväm step stool with a few sheets of removable wallpaper.

Use them for their original purpose, or as side tables.

Full instructions at This Little Street.

3. Glitz up an Alex unit with some metallic drawer fronts.

Glitz up an Alex unit with some metallic drawer fronts.

Who doesn’t need a little sparkle?

Full instructions at Sugar & Cloth.

4. Jazz up a plain Regolit lamp shade with some bunting.

Jazz up a plain Regolit lamp shade with some bunting.

There. Much cuter.

Full instructions at Bonjour Quilts.

5. Customize any Ikea bench with planks painted in a rainbow of colors.

No nails or screws required (just some carpenter’s wood glue).

Full instructions at Likes of Us.

6. All you need are some maps and some Mod Podge to recreate this decoupaged Micke desk.

All you need are some maps and some Mod Podge to recreate this decoupaged Micke desk.

Choose maps of the area you live in or the place you long to travel to.

Full instructions at Finding Home.

7. Decoupage illustrations from your favorite picture book to the front of some storage boxes.

Decoupage illustrations from your favorite picture book to the front of some storage boxes.

This blogger used Robert McCloskey’s classic Blueberries for Sal.

Full instructions at Design Marchand.

8. Mount a Hampen rug on a wall to make a rather cuddly pin board.

Mount a Hampen rug on a wall to make a rather cuddly pin board.

This would be perfect for a child’s room: it’s much safer to use clothespins than it is to use tacks.

More information at Ikea Hackers.

9. Turn a Råskog cart into the prettiest portable herb garden ever using some contact paper and washi tape.

Turn a Råskog cart into the prettiest portable herb garden ever using some contact paper and washi tape.

Wheel your garden outside to get some sun and then push it back in when it’s time to cook.

More information at This Little Street.

10. Wrap embroidery thread around the lids of a fewFryken baskets to spice them up a bit.

Wrap embroidery thread around the lids of a few Fryken baskets to spice them up a bit.

Choose four colors for the larger baskets, three for the smallest one.

Full instructions at Tell Love and Chocolate.

11. With a bit of paint, a Fado table lamp becomes a merry moon nightlight.

With a bit of paint, a Fado table lamp becomes a merry moon nightlight.

Mr. Moon is inspired by this adorable poster.

Learn more at Mommo Design.

12. Have your kids help you add some character to their Kritter furniture with vinyl adhesive sheets.

Have your kids help you add some character to their Kritter furniture with vinyl adhesive sheets.

Use a large hole punch to make the scallop shapes.

Full instructions at Pysselbolaget / The Crafty Swedes.

13. Transform Mammut stools into toadstools for your little “elves.”

Transform Mammut stools into toadstools for your little "elves."

These are also a great option for a Mario themed bedroom.

Full instructions at Pink Stripey Socks.

14. If you’re tired of hugging the Famnig Hjärta pillow, you could turn it into an apple.

Just add a leaf and stem (you can knit them or stitch on fabric shapes).

15. Give your son or daughter their dream bedroom and transform a Kura bed into an amazing bed-fort combo.

You’ll need some construction skills to pull this one off, but it’s so worth it.

More information at Ikea Hackers.

16. Cross-stitch a design on the top of a Frosta stool.

Cross-stitch a design on the top of a Frosta stool.

Look up cross-stitch designs on Pinterest to get inspired and then drill some holes.

Full instructions at This Little Street.

17. If you get tired of an old Ikea lamp, turn the shade into a lovely planter.

If you get tired of an old Ikea lamp, turn the shade into a lovely planter.

This tutorial is specifically for the Basisk pendant lamp, but the instructions would work for a ton of others.

Full instructions at Jade and Fern.

18. Add color to the insides of your Kallax shelves if you want to liven up a room.

Add color to the insides of your Kallax shelves if you want to liven up a room.
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This blogger used Panyl decals (they’re specially made to fit Ikea products), but paint would also work.

More information at Flax & Twine.

19. Cover a Regolit shade with images cut from old picture books.

Cover a Regolit shade with images cut from old picture books.

This would be so cute hanging in a nursery: you could use it purely for decorative purposes, or add a bulb for a nightlight-style subtle glow.

Full instructions at Dig&Mig.

20. Organize your make-up supply using a Råskog cart with added labels.

Organize your make-up supply using a Råskog cart with added labels.

Attach an Ordning utensil holder to store curlers and flatirons.

Full instructions at Polkadot Chair.

21. Stitch a Malin Figur cushion cover into a stylish tote.

Stitch a Malin Figur cushion cover into a stylish tote.

…or any other cushion cover you happen to like the pattern of.

Full instructions at Melissa Esplin.

22. Create a Billy bookcase that glows using someDioder lights.

Create a Billy bookcase that glows using some Dioder lights.

If you want a look that’s slightly more subtle, forgo color.

Full instructions at Ikea Hackers.

23. If you know how to crochet, you could whip up enough granny squares to completely cover a Norden bench.

If you know how to crochet, you could whip up enough granny squares to completely cover a Norden bench.

The coziest bench ever.

More information at Sanna & Sania.

24. If you’re more of a sewer than a crocheter, cover the Norden with a fabric slipcover.

If you're more of a sewer than a crocheter, cover the Norden with a fabric slipcover.

The best part of covering your bench with a slipcover? You can hide things under it!

More information at Sanna & Sania.

25. Get out your yarn supply and use it to wrap a Lätt table and chairs in color.

Get out your yarn supply and use it to wrap a Lätt table and chairs in color.

This would also work on adult-sized furniture—you’ll just need a lot more yarn!

Full instructions at One More Mushroom.

26. Turn a Rast chest into a craft station on wheels.

Turn a Rast chest into a craft station on wheels.

Just add hooks and some wheels (the paint job is optional, but a nice touch).

Full instructions at At Home With the Barkers.

27. Add some ears to a Fado lamp to make a bunny nightlight.

Add some ears to a Fado lamp to make a bunny nightlight.

It’s Miffy!

Full instructions at Ikea Hackers.

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Product Design

23 Weird Pieces Of Furniture That Really Exist

Most Furniture is usually pretty standard in design, but every now and then designers breaks the rules a bit and creates outrageous pieces of furniture that looks like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art. In addition to furniture’s functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. It can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood.

Today we’ll be looking at 14 Weird Pieces Of Furniture That Really Exist, with some bizarre furniture ideas like a massive birds nest in your living room, a banana shaped pool table, an old car seat turned into a style vintage couch or even a Jetsons stylish space desk! These furniture designs are weird but some if them are pretty cool also!

 

Optically Altering Side Tables

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Handmade 6ft Curved Bookshelf Oak Stained/Blk

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These weird and whacky furniture designs

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This massive bird’s nest for human chicks.

This massive bird's nest for human chicks.
O*GE / REX USA

It even comes complete with a giant heat lamp for perfect incubating.

This very meta wooden axe table that will blow your mind if you think about it.

This very meta wooden axe table that will blow your mind if you think about it.
Tom Oxley / Duffy London / REX USA

Axes chop wood. Wood is what tables are made of. This table is made of wood andaxes. And these axes have wooden handles! Wood! Ya dig?

This suspended desk and the suspended swing chairs that come with it.

This suspended desk and the suspended swing chairs that come with it.
Tom Oxley / Duffy London / REX USA

Wouldn’t you love to work here? Would you ever get any work done? Would your family and friends always ask you why you have cray bruises all over your ribs?

This banana pool table.

This banana pool table.
Cleon Daniel / REX USA

In case, you know, you get bored of regular, non-fruit pool.

An overhead shot of it. Because banana pool table.
Cleon Daniel / REX USA

Jetsons-style space desk.

This Jetsons-style space desk.
Bournemouth News / REX USA

It probably folds into a suitcase and then gives your wife your wallet while it walks your dog on a suspended treadmill. SPACE.

Giant spoon for your buttocks.

This giant spoon for your buttocks.
Ben Pipe Photography / Getty Images

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be in a stew for a giant.

This hammock from the damn future.

This hammock from the damn future.
Trinity Hammocks / REX USA

It holds three nappers and the secret to renewable energy.

This glossy star couch.

This glossy star couch.
Konstantinos Kokkinis / Getty Images

It doesn’t look very ergonomic, but nobody’s ever called stardom comfy.

This conversation-piece coffee table made from an aileron.

This conversation-piece coffee table made from an aileron.
motoart.com / REX USA

You get to sound smart by explaining what an aileron is. (Hint: It’s the rudder from the wing of a plane.)

This cozy, vintage love seat.

This cozy, vintage love seat.
Keystone / Getty Images

If this doesn’t get you some sweet, sweet loving, nothing will.

This sardine lounge.

This sardine lounge.
Bournemouth News / REX USA

Hopefully this lounge doesn’t have the same smell you associate with its shape.

This chair.

This chair.
Flavio Vallenari / iStockphoto / Getty Images

For all those times you wish you had perpetual grass stains on your pants.

This missile couch.

This missile couch.
Bournemouth News / REX USA

For all those times you wish you were uranium.

This very sensual couch.

This very sensual couch.
Thomas Vogel / Getty Images

(Insert butt-kissing joke here.)

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Product Design

34 Creative Chair Designs That’ll Make You Sleepy

For a cozy and relaxing chair you could sleep in, the chair needs to be designed in a particular way. We’ll be taking a look at some super creative chair designs you can sleep in, there are some great ideas out there like a giant pillow chair, blanket burrito chair or even an outdoor nest chair.

Did you know?

1. The oldest known chairs were ceremonial furniture from An1cient Egypt 5,000 years ago.

2. Chairs came into common use only in the 16th century. We sat on benches or stones before that.

3. The word ‘chair’ came from ‘cathedra’, a Latin word from words meaning ‘sit’ and ‘down’.

4. A ‘cathedral’ was so called as it is the seat or chair or seat of a bishop.

5. There is no mention of chairs in the Bible, though Shakespeare mentioned them eight times in Henry VI Part III alone.

6. Thomas Edison invented the electric chair in 1889 to show the dangers of alternating current. 7. Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia bought three electric chairs and turned one into a throne when he realised that Abyssinia had no electricity. 8. “The discontented man finds no easy chair,” (Benjamin Franklin).

9. The earliest known reference to the game of Musical Chairs dates back to 1877. read more chair facts

1. Swaddle yourself in this couch + blanket, all-in-one.

Swaddle yourself in this couch + blanket, all-in-one.

Moody Couch

2. Doze off in any of THREE DIFFERENT CHAIR POSITIONS.

3. Curl up on this giant pillow chair.

Curl up on this giant pillow chair.

Ivory Sherpa Faux Fur Eco Lounger

4. Regress into your childhood.

Regress into your childhood.

The Cradle

5. This one’s perfect for secret office naps. We won’t tell.

This one's perfect for secret office naps. We won't tell.

VIVA Office Chair

6. Get scientific with your snoozes.

Get scientific with your snoozes.

The Productivity Boosting Nap Pod

7. Have nap time in tandem.

Have nap time in tandem.

Sway

8. Be cradled by plush velvet.

Be cradled by plush velvet.

Papasan Chair

9. For catnaps with bae.

For catnaps with bae.

Cat Crib

10. Feeling sheepish? Nap it out.

Feeling sheepish? Nap it out.

Furlicious Beanbag

11. For when you need a hug.

For when you need a hug.

Envelope Couch

12. Beanbag-chic.

Beanbag-chic.

Sacco Chair

13. For summer naps without the sunburn.

For summer naps without the sunburn.

The Zero Gravity Hammock Chair

14. Is it a sofa? Is it a bed? Does it matter?

16. Get forty winks in a blanket burrito.

17. Get cozy in an outdoor nap nest.

Get cozy in an outdoor nap nest.

Iglu

18. Perfect for poolside siestas.

Perfect for poolside siestas.

Belina Wicker Hammock

19. Get some beauty sleep on this beautiful bench.

Get some beauty sleep on this beautiful bench.

Studio Day Sofa

20. Ideal for post-party hangover snoozes.

Ideal for post-party hangover snoozes.

Downlow Sofa Set

21. ::Puts down book, closes eyes::

::Puts down book, closes eyes::

Library Bookcase Chair

22. For very sleek sleepers.

For very sleek sleepers.

The Power Nap Capsule

23. ~Sleep inducing.~ Yeah, as if you need that.

~Sleep inducing.~ Yeah, as if you need that.

The Sleep Inducing Massage Chair

24. Shut yourself away if people keep talking to you.

Shut yourself away if people keep talking to you.

Hush

25. For astronaut-level naps.

For astronaut-level naps.

Zero Gravity Chair

26. One loop for you, one loop for your significant other.

One loop for you, one loop for your significant other.

Mua

27. Lean back for just a little while.

28. It’s ok to take a lil break.

It's ok to take a lil break.

Figo

29. Like on a bean bag for grown-ups.

Roo

30. Or a specially-designated whimsical napping corner.

Or a specially-designated whimsical napping corner.

Pixelated Flora Circle Sofa

31. Drift off on an actual floating bed.

Drift off on an actual floating bed.

The Floating Bed

32. Work can wait.

Work can wait.

Colva Canopy Bed

33. Chores can wait.

Chores can wait.

Wood Slat Double Lounger

34. Zzzzzzzz. Sorry, did you say something?

Zzzzzzzz. Sorry, did you say something?

Full Futon Mattress

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22 More Smart and Creative Table Designs

Recently we looked at 25 Creative Examples of Table Designs, in today’s article we’ll be looking at some more creative examples of table designs. This collection of 22 more creative tables features some unique and interesting table ideas like the invisible glass table, and a modern triangular glass table (which is our favourite!).

Most table designs today usually are built for practical purposes and hold little creativity. Maybe we can change that and start designing more clever and creative table designs, if you’re looking for some unusual table designs to spice up your office or living areas, we’ve gathered 25 Creative Examples of Table Designs.

These 25 Creative Examples of Table Designs have been built and designed by fantastic industrial designers looking to create something new.

Triangular Glass Table

22 More Smart and Creative Table Designs

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Wooden Fold Out Table

22 More Smart and Creative Table Designs

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Invisible Glass Table

22 More Smart and Creative Table Designs

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Bike Chain Table

22 More Smart and Creative Table Designs

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Wood Log Table

Designed by John Houshmand

Glass River Tables

Designed by Greg Klassen

Amethyst Table

Designed by Crystal Works

Citrine Tables

Designed by Empressive Geo Designs

Designed by Touchstone Galleries

Sparkling Table

Designed by John Foster

Branch And Tree End Tables

Designed by Bleu Nature

Abyss Table

Designed by Duffy London

Recycled Jet Engine Table

Designed by MotoArt

Swing Set Table

Designed by Duffy London

Bubbling Table

Designed by Liana Yaroslavsky

Picnyc Table

Designed by Haiko Cosnelissen

Wood And Aluminum Tables

Designed by Hilla Shamia

Petrified Wood Accent Table

Image credits: Touchstone Galleries

Leaf Table

Source: reddit

Dripping Chocolate Table

Designed by Matthew Robinson

Moon Table

Designed by Liana Yaroslavsky

Ghost Table

Designed by Essey

Lake Table

Designed by David Gill

Product Design

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

Normally when we furnish our home we rarely think about our beloved cats and dogs. You may think that buying furniture primarily for your pets might be too extreme, but in today’s collection these 30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets benefit both you and your pet.

Some of these Furniture Design Ideas For Pets are quite creative like a Bedside Table and Cat Bed combined,  Fold Up Dog Bed, Stairs made for cats, ceiling walkways for cats and a number of dog and cat playgrounds. What are the benefits of having any of these furnitures for pets? You’re cat or dog will love playing and sleeping with these great furniture creations!

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

Hanging Bed

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

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Bedside Table with Cat Bed

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Cat Wheel

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

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Bed for Dogs

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

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DIY Cat Station

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

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Suitcase Bunk Beds

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Cat Playground

30 Clever Furniture Design Ideas For Pets

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Cat Tower

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Feline Interior Design

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The Kittyloft

Designed by uhuru

Pipeline Fish Tank

Image credits: The Contaminated

Coffee Table Hammock

Designed by Koichi Futatsumata

Bedside Table/Dog House

Designed by madshome

Cat Transit System

Designed by Asahi Kasei

Dog House/Fort

Image credits: unknown

Outdoor Catwalk

Image credits: nekomomo

Cat Crib Hammock

Designed by catcrib.com

Planter/Animal Home

Designed by Jardin Chic

All-In-One Cat Bathroom

Designed by elipsdesign.com

Kitchen Dog Bowls

Designed by artisankitchensinc.com

Radiator Cat Bed

Available at amazon.com

Overhead Cat Playgrounds With Walkways

Designed by goldtatze.com

Cat-Friendly Modular Bookshelf

Designed by Corentin Dombrecht

Dog House Sofa

Designed by Seungji Munei

Cat Grass Table

Designed by Emily Wettstein

Indoor Dog House

Image credits: unknown

Pet and Person Rocking Chair

Designed by Paul Kweton

Cat Tunnel Sofa

Designed by Seungji Mun

Cat Transit System

Designed by becausewecan.org

Wall Pet Beds

Designed by Akemi Tanaka

Home/Life

27 Fresh Bookshelf Design Ideas

Recently we looked at some awesome and innovative bookshelf designs that can turn any room into something special. If you’re looking for some more bookshelf design ideas, we decided to collect 27 fresh bookshelf design ideas, these bookshelves prove that bookshelf ideas don’t have to be boring!

If you love reading books, you probably have come across bookshelves all the time, they’re usually pretty boring and standard interior design feature. Books always make an impression to visitors, why not make more of an impression with some unique and fresh bookshelf design ideas.

Scroll down to see these 27 Fresh Bookshelf Design Ideas, which one would you love to own?

 

Skull Bookshelf

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Designer: James Hopkins

Hanging Bookshelf

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Designer: Unknown

Bending Bookshelf

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Designer: Unknown

Knitted Bookshelf

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Designer: Link

K Workstation

“K Workstation incorporates Bamboo laminated plywood for creating efficient space managing working space. The folding curved shape creates shelving and desk space within one working unit. K Workstation could be manufactured each segments for easy fabrication process and transportation, yet it could be configured with multiple possibilities.” (Designer: MisoSoupDesign)

Bookseat

“The Bookseat is a simple bookcase that playfully curves and becomes a seat. The creative design is a response to the advent of multifunctional spaces in today’s urban living. Noted as one of the “ten must sees” at Toronto International Design Show 2008, and awarded for best Design at Montreal’s International Design Show, SIDIM, 2008.” (Designer: fishbol)

Kulma Bookshelf

“Kulma, corner in Finnish, is a shelf to be hanged either in a positive or a negative corner of a room. The idea is to utilize and highlight both the space within the shelf and the corner surrounding the shelf.” (Designer: Martina Carpelan)

Letterkast

What better describes reading and writing in the most basic way, if not … a bunch of letters? A witty and stylish bookshelf is designed by Pieter de Leeuw.

CTline

From a particular angle, this construction looks nothing like a bookshelf, but rather a minimalistic art installation. As the shelves are constructed diagonally, you can see the books from one side only. (Designer: Victor Vasilev)

Tatic

This original combination of an armchair and a bookshelf allows you to reach for a new book even without getting up. (Designer: Tembolat Gugkaev)

Read Your Bookcase

Nominated as the Selected Design in the Young & Design 2010, this stylish bookshelf will always work as a good reminder to read what you have put in ti. (Designers: Eva Alessandrini & Roberto Saporiti)

Shelf Life Unit or Room Divider

“Shelving unit or room divider in lacquered LDF (low density MDF) with removable chair and side table. Shelflife’s striking angular appearance belies a practical functionality. Angular shelves prevent books from toppling, while the chair and table provide a convenient place to browse the collection.” (Designer: Charles Trevelyan)

Equation Bookshelf

“Equation Bookshelf is a simple idea of to divide things in priority order, put together the books that you need immediately or more important between (parentheses)! Set others between [square brackets] and {braces}.” (Designer: Marcos Breder)

Dream Bookshelf

“Daydreaming is an indulgence most of us never grow out of, but plenty of us don’t set aside much time for. Stay inspired and remind yourself to dream with Dripta Roy’s Dream Bookshelf. Straight out of comic mags and up on your wall, this bubble will hold the tales you treasure the most and showcase the trinkets you cherish.” (Designer: Dripta Roy)

Ousama Bookshelf

“Ousama bookshelf is another design by Dripta Roy to create some fun in the consumer’s life.” (Designer: Dripta Roy)

Wha Cabinet

If only a little light bulb would turn on every time we have a question in our heads… Well, it does, when we have this question mark in our room! (Designer: Tembolat Gugkaev)

The Cat-Library

“100% Cat-Friendly Modular Bookshelf. The modules are not painted, not oiled, which after observation seems to seduce cats more. Paint has a tendency to make “the stairs” slippery for cat paws. The shelf exist with two kinds of cat-baskets, one called hi-top (for bigger cats) and another one called lo-top (for smaller cats) which is the one on the picture here-left.” (Designer: Corentin Dombrecht)

Tectonic Bookcase

A funky bookshelf gives you a fealing of both neatness and chaos at the same time. (Designer: Tembolat Gugkaev)

The Invisible Book Shelf

“This book shelf, which holds up to 15 pounds of books, screws directly into a wall stud and presto – you have an invisible book shelf! The maximum stack height is 16-Inches. All hardware is included so all you need is a screwdriver. The Conceal Book Shelf, which has already won design awards, is innovative, inspirational and imaginative.” (Designer: Miron Lior) (buy)

Industrial Corner Pipe Shelf

“The Corner Industrial Bookshelf is a great conversation piece turning heavy iron piping into a modern urban look that will add a sense of history and character to any space.” (Designer: KKatz)

Cutshelves

This unique solution lets you find your favorite book at night without waking up the whole family. (Designer: Tembolat Gugkaev)

Malagana: Equilibrium Bookcase

“With its cantilevered modules stacked upon each other at a single angled point, Equilibrium is a unique furniture piece that immediately catches attention by creating a sense of amusement and surprise. While its compartments seem to float in the air, Equilibrium can hold over 120 Lbs of weight and its different modules allow to keep books and magazines organized in a natural tilted position that eliminates the need for bookends.” (Designer: Alejandro Gomez)

Handmade Stacked Teacup Shelve

A cup of tea and a good read do go together well, which makes it easy to fall in love and crave this stacked teacup bookshelf. (Designer: Scott Blackwell)

Has been Read / Will be Read

“Simple way of organizing your books as “has been read” and “will be read”. When we look at an ordinary book shelves we just see a boring stack of books which all books get lost in each other. Even when we buy a new book and plan to read it later, after a short time it gets forgotten in this book chaos. Aim of “TarGetBooks” design is based on this point.” Designer: Mebrure Oral

Booktree

If you’re the romantic type and long for summer afternoon readings out in the park, the Booktree shelves will help you recapture the feeling. (Designer: Kostas Syrtariotis)

Bookworm Shelf

“The Kartell Bookworm Shelf designed by Ron Arad combines an artist’s creativity with a great company’s technology. A careful analysis of extrusion technology has allowed the creation of a curvy bookcase which assumes any desired shape, without compromising strength and functionality, a bookcase design of industrial scale that can rightfully be considered the world’s most daring and revolutionary.” (Designer: Ron Arad) (buy)

Check

“The object that shows the meaning and importance of a book through the V–shape, that is often used in checking, is used as the bookshelf where we can hold up the books.” (Designer: Jongho Park)

Product Design

27 Weird and Creative Beds

We spend a lot of our time sleeping, so it’s no surprise that we need to choose the right best. In this article we’ll be looking at some weird and creative beds. Picking an ordinary looking bed is what most of us do, but did you know that beds are being redesigning by some cool industrial designers? We’ve taken a look at some surreal and crazy must see bed designs you might consider sleeping on.

A University of California, San Diego psychiatry study of more than one million adults found that people who live the longest self-report sleeping for six to seven hours each night. Another study of sleep duration and mortality risk in women showed similar results. Other studies show that “sleeping more than 7 to 8 hours per day has been consistently associated with increased mortality,” though this study suggests the cause is probably other factors such as depression and socioeconomic status, which would correlate statistically. It has been suggested that the correlation between lower sleep hours and reduced morbidity only occurs with those who wake naturally, rather than those who use an alarm.

Some of these beds look pretty comfy, while others look completely outrageous. Ultimately these beds are not the norm but showcase some interesting concepts. Which one would you like to own?

THE COSMOS BED (The Space Bed)

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Embark on a space of relaxation, rest and sleep with The Cosmos Bed ! The Cosmos Bed is partially open bed that resembles an egg or a capsule. This bed is designed for your most possible comfort and security. (Designer: Natalie Rumyanseva)

Future Hospital Bed

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This design concept aims to standardize hospital cubicles, making them both practical and hygienic, with fold out seating and over bed tables to a self-driving device which moves patients around the hospital, reducing contact with of people and the potential for spreading germs. (Designer: Oliver George Lucas)

Enignum Bed

This bed embraces and protects, creating a personal environment beyond its function. (Designer: Joseph Walch)

Concealed Bed

Total hidden protection for money and other valuables is a reality, using this 1300 lb secure 78”x 60”x 14” (queen size) 10 gauge steel strongbox fitted with ¼” thick steel 140 lb. hinged doors. (link)

“The Fluttua” Floating Bed

Fluttua is a suspended, height-adjustable bed available in round and rectangular models. The Fluttua bed eliminates everything superfluous to leave more room for thought. The characteristic of the product is its single, height-adjustable central leg and multi-layer base combined with a solid iron structure anchored to the wall. (Designer: Daniele Lago)

Sosia Bed

“Sosia” comprises two seats that can be pushed together to form a day bed, separated into two arm chairs or wrapped in the extended cover to create a private space within a larger room. (Designer: Emanuele Magini)

Fetal Position Bed

Even if you manage to fall asleep in this position, it doesn’t necessary mean you’ll wake up like that.

 

Book Bed

To resolve the issues of lack of space faced by a lot of urban-dwelling Japanese families, photographer and innovater, Yusuke Suzuki, created a ‘fold-up’ bed in the shape of a book. When the book is opened at night, it’s pages serve as a duvet and pillows and it comes with large cut out shapes and illustrations. During the day it can be folded up and used as a playmat.(Designer: Yusuke Suzuki) (link)

Trix Bed

Trix is a modular piece of furniture that features of three cushions of different sizes linked by an elegant system of rubber bands. Trix can moonlight as an ottoman, a day bed a comfortable lounge chair and a welcoming armchair. (Designer: Piero Lissoni)

Cardboard Bed “Itbed”

The itbed is made from 7 mm thick cardboard that is folded like an accordion. In one step the itbed can be collapsed into an easily portable bundle making the cardboard bed an ideal solution for guest beds or frequent movers. The zigzag profile of the itbed, reminiscent of a house of cards, is stabilized from head to foot by two lengths of webbing. (Designer: IT Design)

Giant Brush Bed

Bed which looks like giant brush. (Designer: Ron Arad, student of BCUC)

Phat Knitt

PHAT KNITS is a series of giant threads used to create, knitted or not, interior products. (Designer: Bauke Knottnerus)

Vertical Bed

This bed encases the sleeper in a marshmallow of comfortable cushion while supporting the body in an upright position. (Designer: Ernesto Neto)

Foldable Bed

The bed uses fiberglass reinforced plastic tubes that can be telescoped in order to be adaptable to different sizes of the mattress. The angled frames can be arranged as a space-saving diamond holding together all tubes and the rest of the wooden frames. (Designer: Nicola From Bern)

Embrace Lounge

Embrace lounge has a hidden, body-shaped curve in it, allowing you to feel the comfort of a warm embrace. (Designer: Tanya Aguiniga)

Tree Bed

With this bed you can feel as though you were sleeping in the forest. Each leaf and tendril is hand-forged and unique. (Designer: Shaw Lovell)

Geometric Bed

Bed which looks like it belongs to a art gallery. (Designer: Jacob+MacFarlane)

Ohm Transformable Bed

Ohm is a transformable bed for small spaces. It becomes in two beds when you separate the structure and at the same time this modules pleat to generate 2 benchs of different forms. (Designer: Victor M. Aleman)

Letto Zip

Make your daily bed-making chore easier. With this bed you can zip up all the mess and nobody will ever notice. (Designer: Florida)

Rocking Bed “Private Cloud”

Just like your mother used to rock you sleep, you can finally do it yourself when your mother is not around. (Designer: Manuel Kloker)

Giant Birdnest

Giant Birdsnest bed was dedicated for breeding new ideas. It was designed as part of the Green Garden Exhibition, part of the openning event of O*GE Gallery in April 2008. (Designers: Merav Eitan & Gaston Zahr)

Feel The Deluxe

The Feel Deluxe is made of 120 soft and extremely pleasant balls. (link)

Sonic Bed

The Sonic Bed is a purpose built portable venue which plays music that moves for the prone bodies of an audience, who can come lie in the bed alone or together. (Designer: Kaffe Matthews)

Hamburger Bed

Kayla bought a round mattress from the 70′s and made everything else herself…(with the exception of pickle chip pillows which she received from a wonderful friend). The bed is 8′ in diameter and stands about 3′ tall. In Kayla’s opinion it was the most comfortable bed she had ever owned… ever! (Designer: Kayla Kromer)

Magnetic Floating Bed

Using the power of permanent opposing industrial-strength magnets to enable it to float, the full scale bed can hold 900 kilograms of weight, while a smaller one fifth scale platform can safely hold 80 kilogams. (Designer: Janjaap Ruijssenaars)

Hammock Bed “Le Beanock”

Beauty is combined with functionality as the industrial standard cloth is hand finished with classic zig-zag stitching .LE BEANOCK™ is unique in both its design & manufacture. It can be taken down when space is needed, moved easily to clean underneath and the chains can be shortened at the back to create an ariel sofa! (Designer: Le Beanock)

Yin-Yang Bed

Yin is female and yang is male. So, as you’ve guessed – Yin is missing in the picture. (Designer: Alessio Pappa)

Product Design

30 Awesome and Innovative Bookshelf Designs

Many of us grab books from shelves without even thinking of the Bookshelf Design it’s been sitting on. When walking to a room full of books most of us find that impressive, books contain worlds of knowledge and story telling. But sometimes Bookshelf Designs can take your attention over the books, if they’re designed with a unique and innovative way.

A bookcase, or bookshelf, is a piece of furniture, almost always with horizontal shelves, used to store books. It may be fitted with glass doors.  A bookcase consists of a unit including two or more shelves which may not all be used to contain books or other printed materials. Shelves may be fixed or adjustable to different positions in the case. In rooms entirely devoted to the storage of books they may be permanently fixed to the walls and/or floor.

In today’s post we’ll be looking at 30 Awesome and Innovative Bookshelf Designs, these bookshelf designs are very stylish with different ways of turning a usually boring concept into something new and exciting!

 

Chopped Tree Bookshelf

30 Awesome and Innovative Bookshelf Designs

Small bookshelf interpreting the moment when the tree trunk is cut and falls to the ground, transforms a structure that initially looks stiff and essential, in a flexible, mobile and lively piece of furniture composed of four elements that can be stacked and fixed to each others, or used individually.

Designer: Lenka Czereova

Bookshelf V03

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An innovative plywood bookshelf with a unique diagonal design.

Designer: Don’t DIY

Reading between the strings

30 Awesome and Innovative Bookshelf Designs

A bookshelf inspired by a guitar made of wood and formica

Designer: Paulina Gomez

Hex Bookshelf

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Designer: Gabriel Manraes

Bookshelf “Branchie”

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Branchie is a modular shelves system composed by rectangular elements consisting of multipurpose containers and book cases.

Designer: officinemultiplo

 

USA Bookshelf

Designer: Ron Arad

Between Lines

The work consists of laser cut stainless steel letter bands and then rubber coated in black. Each of the 2.7 meter letter bands can be coiled up to a small roll, unfolded and re-shaped to an infinite array of configurations. Without additional brackets the letter bands are simply screwed to the wall.

By: Wokmedia

Crash

Crash plays with the visual tension between chaos and order: the shape might be perceived as chaotic and out of angle, yet the construction is highly stabile.

Designer: Rainer Mutsch

Wave Shelving

Designer: Julien Vidame

Pulse Bookshelf

Designer: Måns Salomonsen

Movement Bookcase

Designer: Sungmin Hong

 Chaos Theory For Books

Designer: Kim Ji-hye

Second And a Half Dimension Shelves

Designer: Bjørn Jørund Blikstad

Hanging Books

Designer: Marianne van Ooi

When a Room Has No Rules

The shelf system consists of three parts that can be combined in different ways. The smallest part is only about 40cm high and the largest is one meter. They can be used as bookshelves, room dividers, art…anything you want them to be.

Designer: Andreas Hegert

Roll Up With a Good Book

Designer: Zhdanova Irina

The Line King

“Line” furniture system incorporates a work table, hanger, bookshelf, wine rack, CD rack, TV stand and lighting unit. The most important characteristic of “Line” is it being a no-break line.

Designer: Aykut Erol

Polar Bear Shelf

Designer: Ibride

Skateboard Shelf

Designer: unknown

Contrabass

Designer: unknown

Stairs

Designer: Levitate

Malus Communis

Designer: Defact Studio

Icelandic Tree

Designer: Maria Yasko

Books On Earthquakes

This is how Barbie’s House looks like after earthquake.. Designer: Smansk

Rill

Designer: Maria Yasko

Bee

Designer: Maria Yasko

Milky Waterfall

Designer: Maria Yasko and Igor Marisko

Bookwave Hanging Storage

Designer: Julien Vidame

Collapsing Bookshelf

Designer: Parsy Debon

Bookshelf With a Bench

Designer: Stanislav Katz

Product Design

30 Weird and Creative Chair Designs

Chair Designs are usually pretty boring and hold very few inspirations. But chairs can also be designed with creativity and can sometimes be weird and creative if designing with some flair.

A chair is a piece of furniture with a raised surface used to sit on, commonly for use by one person. Chairs are most often supported by four legs and have a back; however, a chair can have three legs or could have a different shape. A chair without a back or arm rests is a stool, or when raised up, a bar stool. A chair with arms is an armchair and with folding action and inclining footrest, a recliner. A permanently fixed chair in a train or theater is a seat or, in an airplane, airline seat; when riding, it is a saddle and bicycle saddle, and for an automobile, a car seat or infant car seat. With wheels it is a wheelchair and when hung from above, a swing.

In today’s collection we’ve gathered 30 Weird and Creative Chair Designs, these chair designs are just ordinary, they are unique and weird! Which chair do you like the best? Let us know in the comments!

 

Cradle

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Created as part of a group project at Victoria University of Wellington. (Designer: Joya Boerrigter)

Q! Loungle Chair

30 Weird and Creative Chair Designs

Lounge chair which based on Richard Buckminster Fuller’s spherical thin-shell structure. (Designer: ODESD2)

Coat Check Chair

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The Coat Check Chair design helps users find unexpected meaning in mundane objects. Recombining clothes hangers and a steel closet rod, it engages pedestrian artifacts to solve common problems: what to do with extra hangers clogging up a closet, and how to encourage people to hang up their clothes. By bringing the elements of the closet into the foreground of a person’s daily routine the Coat Check Chair offers a unique design and a gentle encouragement to stay neat. (Designer: Joey Zeledón)

GÉNOIS

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Armchair pouf made with recovered sail fabric. The fabric becomes tense when the seat is used and the back acquires rigidity, adapting perfectly to the body, making it extremely comfortable.  (Designer: DVELAS Reusail project)

167 | ComOn | Molteni

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167 comes from the recovery of the defective bases of the table Arc of Foster. The solidity and immobility of the base made in cement is set against the leather seat, light and soft, leaning against the structure, almost floating. The skin recovered was grooved to change shape, the chair is created by 167 cuts like in a hug. The cement, raw, defective, industrial, evokes the charm of the urban and cemented ambient, the strong appeal of the areas 167 of the Italian cities, in fact. (Designer: Tandem)

Tree Chair

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(Designer: Dragana Ranitovic)

Horse Chair

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A playful chair designed by Deigner Christine Bobae Lee.

Worm

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Worm is a ludic outdoor product inspired by the funny shape of a little worm. It’s a chaise longue, a double chair but also a teeter-totter. (Designer: Sara Porco)

Typography Chair

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Chair made out of typography for the Barcode buildings in Oslo. (Designer: Helene Kristiansen)

Rocking On The Beach

“Have you ever experienced to dream that you are going to the beach? Breeze, the sound of waves and the sandy beach, these make our feeling so good. Rocking on the Beach helps you imagine the one of these experiences in your home. The plastic and pipe shape is designed for the best seashore sound, which is researched around the Netherlands seaside. The shape of chair with full of pipes gives a strong impression as an electronic circuit or urban city landscape.” [11] (Designers: Joon&Jung Designteller)

Zip-Up Chair

“Although intended for small apartments that demand functional furniture, I don’t see why we can’t include the Zip-Up Chair in mansions.[12] (Designer: Kim In-bo)

Sticky Chair

“Designers intentions were to create a form that looked like active movement; an explosion from a center point creating new space by shooting in every direction.” [13] (Designer: Samwoong Lee)

Splash Chair

“Ever look at macro photos of water splashes or super slow mo’ video of a droplet slamming into the surface sending ripples across a lake? There’s a moment in that 1/10 of a second when the impact creates a crater or sorts, as if you were small enough, it could neatly cup you. Inspired designer Michael Wendel created a 1/8th scale model called the Splash Lounge Chair, big enough for us to sit in.[14] (Designer: Michael L. Wendel)

Growing Chair

“It is time for man and nature to reunite!” [15] (Designer: Michel Bussien)

Selfportrait Chair

“The theory behind designing the Selfportrait Chair is very honest and simple. As an introvert, graduate student Ka-Lai Chan found it difficult to express her emotions lest her peers ridicule her. The stifled emotions grew like a nagging tumor and are seen as those odd blobs on this chair. Rarely do we come across an emotional side to a design accurately represented as this!” [16] (Designer: Ka-Lai Chan)

Ivi Chair

“The white but otherwise realistic leaves of “ivy chair” act as a metaphor for the exclusion of nature from the city.” [17] (Designer: Satoshi Itasaka)

Atar Chairs

“Gravitational Illusion. A fantasy of optically excellent proportions. These chairs float between naturalistic and industrial on a bed of impossibility.” [18] (Designers: Christian Andrés Parra Sánchez, Juliana Andrea Mosquera.)

Him&Her Chairs

Light and sensational chair design. (Designer: Fabio Novembre)

A Chair With A Rug

“The chair is designed by Dutch design student, Sophie de Vocht, and made of 1,000 feet of yarn pulled through a tough metal wire mesh. The seat cover is made with using a designer’s hand-tufting technique. Crossing a carpet and a chair allows to use the warmth and the comfort of a carpet in a different way.” [19] (Designer: Sophie de Vocht)

The Octopus Chair

The artist wanted to be faithful to the animal’s physique and the natural majesty of its movements, therefore Maximo attended to each physical detail of the octopus in order to make the animal the unique protagonist of the whole piece. [1] (Designer: Maximo Riera)

Meltodown Chair

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“This chair is created by heating and pressing a seat-shaped former into a ball of polypropylene rope. The rope begins to liquify as it comes into contact with the heated former and, as it cools, it sets in the shape of a seat creating a contrast in form and texture to the remaining rope. No additional material has been added to make the seat – it is all made from melted rope.” [2] (Designer: Tom Price)

Lathe Chair

“Designer started this series as a graduation project for the Eindhoven Academy and has since continued working on it.[3] (Designer: Sebastian Brajkovic)

Beautiful Bloom Chair

Made of deep soft folds of handmade microfibre fabric stitched into a steel base, the chair is available in Red, Moss Green, Light Green & Yellow. This lounge chair will make you feel like fairytale Thumbelina in a beautiful flower.” [4] (Designer: Kenneth Cobonpue)

Chair For Cafe

The design satisfies both elements of functional and decorative design. The seats appears like a silhouette of a coffee mug, whose handle can be used as a hook for draping a jacket or hanging a bag.[5] (Designer: Sunhan Kwon)

Bahia Chair

“On the back it has 5000 Brazilian ribbons. According to 20age, these ribbons are a lucky charm in Brazil.” [6] (Designer: 20age)

Tie Lounge

“As you might notice that these chairs look like ties. Have to say it’s clever idea. Also this collection consists of various variations start from office ties to fur ones.” [7] (Designer: Velichko Velikov)

The Seatub

The ‘seatub’ chair combines the idea of relaxing in a chair and a bathtub [8] (Designer: Ki Kim)

The X Lounger

“The X Lounger is based on a single ray, traced along a periodic double curved surface.[9] (Designer: Timothy Schreiber)

The Barnacle Chair

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The Barnacle Chair is made from sustainable wood and lined with a cultivated industrial felt. This chair allows the user to sit in it, similar to bucket seating or flip it over and multiple users can lean against it while seated on the floor.[10] (Designer: Ania Wagner)

Product Design

33 Most Creative Sofa Designs

When furnishing a living room choosing the right sofa or couch is essential. Couch or Sofa Designs are important to get right, they should stay within the theme of the living room and should be warm and inviting. Personally I prefer warm and cosy couch/sofa designs!

Some facts about sofas 

The term couch is used in North America, Australia, New Zealand, whilst the term sofa is generally used in the United Kingdom. The word originated in Middle English from the Old French noun couche, which derived from the verb meaning “to lie down”. It originally denoted an item of furniture for lying or sleeping on, somewhat like a chaise longue, but now refers to sofas in general.

In today’s collection we’ve gathered 33 Most Creative Sofa Designs or Couch Designs, these sofa designs are super creative and modern! Which one would you want in your living room? Comment below!

QWERTY

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(Designer: Paolo Emilio)

BRC

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(Designer: BRC Designs)

Manet

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(Designer: Marta Szymkowiak)

Alien Inspiration

(Designer: Jonas Jurgaitis)

 Styrofoam Sofa

(Designer: Kwangho Lee)

Brush

(Designer: Ron Arad, student of BCUC)

Cow Sofa

(Designer: Rodolfo Rocchetti)

“Cross” Sofa

(Designer: Elvis Pennetuzzo)

Feel the Deluxe

The Feel Deluxe is made of 120 soft and extremely pleasant balls. (Link)

Inflatable Sofa

(Link)

Lego Sofa

(Designers: Thierry Nahon & Philippe Landecker)

Luminating Sofa

(Designer: unknown)

Monster

(Designer: unknown)

Montanara

(Designer: Gaetano Pesce)

Puma

(Designer: Rodolfo Rocchetti)

Roma

(Designer: Rodolfo Rocchetti)

Phat Knitt

(Designer: Bauke Knottnerus)

East Meet West

(Designer: Tonio de Roover)

Tiger

(Designer: Rodolfo Rocchetti)

Pool Sofa

This Sofa was made for an ad campaign for swimming pool design firm Piscine Castiglione near Milan.

Cactus Sofa

(Designer: unknown)

The Egg Sofa

(Designer: unknown)

“Napoleon versus Napoleon 1999″ – the Double Decker Sofa

(Link)

Brocca

(Designer: Gufram)

Lupita, Peeled or Loop Sofa

(Designer: Victor Aleman)

Harrod’s Stuffed Animal Couch

(Photo by: memimenam)

 Wall-Climbing Sofa

(Designer: Lila Jang)

Not a Bit Prickly

You can sit or you can lie on it! (Designer: Caterina Tiazzoldi and Eduardo Benamor Duarte)

Sofa Box

(Designer: unknown)

Sofa Design with Brick Upholstering

(Link)

Ball Pillow Conglomerate

(Designers: Cheng-Tsung Feng and Kai-Ting Lin)

 Crumpled Rumpled Paper Sofa!

Sofa made from crumpled paper. (Designer: Tokujin Yoshioka for Moroso)

 Aston Martin Seat Sofa

(Designer: unknown)

Product Design

25 Creative Examples of Table Designs

Most table designs today usually are built for practical purposes and hold little creativity. Maybe we can change that and start designing more clever and creative table designs, if you’re looking for some unusual table designs to spice up your office or living areas, we’ve gathered 25 Creative Examples of Table Designs.

These 25 Creative Examples of Table Designs have been built and designed by fantastic industrial designers looking to create something new.

 

Balancing Table

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A custom table made of maple, steel, and concrete. Donated to Montana State University for the Celebration of Architecture 2014. This creative table was designed by Steven Berkas, Zach George, Taylor Proctor.

Kitchen Folding Table

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Project subject is folding table with some functional modules. The table has the possibility to transform like as Chinese fan. The user can change table configuration extensively. You will have the access to triangled boxes. You can replace them to opposite site of the table. Right and left table sides are food drawers. Drawer covers can be turned up-down and used as preparation boards. Cutting food will be removed into lower box accurately. Suggested construction will save working space and time. Transparent plastic was used for some parts of the table. The user can watch the content under the cover of the drawers. The quantity of functional modules can be different from two to four items. It depends on the preferences of the consumer. Designed by Olga Kalugina.

Retro Computer Table

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This is a plate of mine in my furniture class in Industrial design. The theme of his design is retro furniture. Designed by Gerry Jeff Reyes.

Rising Table

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Robert van Embricqs is fascinated by the esthetically pleasing, yet intricate complexity of the natural form. Finding inspiration for his designs in bone structure, plant life and movement.  Designed by Robert van Embricqs.

Bronx Dining Table

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This table has a very old style industrial look, made with a  reclaimed boxcar oak top. The crank handles were moved to one side for effect. We build these to order and can custom the size, top, color, and many other details. The Bronx table, a unique design by Vintage Industrial in Phoenix.

Aborism

A small table made in powder-painted metal, which overturns the concept of the artefact: in the legs, generated by the same geometry which regulates nature, the “frattali”, and in the surface printed with small falling leafs. Like an object left in the influence of nature changing its aesthetics. (link)

Slicebox

A square coffee table is divided by random cuts. These differ from timber tabletop and base, separated by uprights. The subdivided pieces serve as side tables of different shapes and dimensions (Designer: voonwong & bensonsaw)

Love Me

Domeau & Pérès designed a table which creates an illusion that it’s melting. (link)

Binary Table

By expanding the mathematical principles of the 1960s engineering tool Spirograph into 3-dimensions, and linking this with a newly developed computer programme and the latest 3D Printing technologies, its now as simple to create a table as it was drawing a spiral in the 1960s (Designer: Cohda Studio)

Ripple Table

Using sophisticated 3D milling processes and a variety of materials such as polished aluminum, clear polyester resin and a dash of aerospace engineering, Lee J. Rowland created the Ripple Series, tables that appear to stop time in its rippling tracks. (link)

Two Faced Table

Designer Dan McCabe describes his “Two Faced” coffee table as “strikingly modern”. (link)

Illusion table

Illusion is a handmade side table of 3 mm acrylic. All Illusion tables are handmade, individual and unique.The design gives the impression of a table cloth on a round table. However, the object uses the structural strength of the folded material to create a magical and surprising experience – an illusion. (Designer: Rafa Garcia)

My Crew Tables

My Crew is a table that is meant to be pieced together like panels for every usage imaginable. (Designer: Minus Tio)

Domino Table

A concept in motion, the Domino table lends new elegance to a classic exercise in physics and play. (link)

Brush Furniture

A few years ago, British designer Jason Taylor created a furniture set made to look like bristle brushes.

Dynamic Table

Chul an Kwak is a young korean designer who aims to inject furniture with dynamic emotion, breaking from the static norms.

Preciuos Famine

Designed by Toni Grilo for an exhibition in Paris, the Precious Famine coffee table is made entirely of kitchen utensils.

Wallnut And Grass

Designer Emily Wettstein uses reclaimed walnut and steel to craft each piece, and to make matters even cooler she incorporates a removable planter right into the center that can be filled with your choice of greenery.(link)

Rubik’s Cube Table

The Rubik’s Cube table is inspired by the classic toy we all grew up with…and still have today! Makes a great end table, or put two together as a coffee table. (link)

The Watch Table

Watch Table by Lee J. Rowland is a table in the shape of a wrist watch that actually functions. The table can switch between a Clock time mode that tells the time, or Message mode that displays text, with a maximum of 8 letters. (link)

Snowflake Tables

Beautiful snowflake shaped tables,Each and every table is unique. Literally. According to its manufacturers, Snowflakes is the world’s first furniture to be both mass produced and one-of-a-kind. The Corian tabletops are cut using a computer program that changes the pattern within set parameters for each table made. (Designer: Claesson Koivisto Rune for Offecct)

Tongue Table

Unique coffee table design inspired by the shape of tongue. (Designer: Louis Durot)

LED Coffee Table

The LEDs are only activated when they see movement. Undisturbed, they calm to a fluid and attractive twinkling (link)

Stink Tree

Where there once was a tree, there is now a coffee table.. take that nature! Paying homage to or simply mocking nature’s grandeur, the “Stink Tree” coffee table by Dylan Gold is a beautifully crafted furnishing inspired by the silhouette of the Tree-of-heaven, also known as ailanthus, Chinese sumac, stinking shumac or simply, the “Stink Tree.” (Designer: Dylan Gold)

Endless Table

The Endless Nile table is inspired by the slow and perpetual flow of the Nile river. This new design, while inspired by the past, deconstructs conventional table and seating concepts to recombine them in an original and contemporary solution.(Designer: Amr Helmy Designs).