Simple but smart 'Arco' table was created by talented American designer & carpenter Chuck Mack. The desk features solid wood legs and frame, and a drawer that can be used from both sides. The frame connects with the legs with wooden plugs for easy assembly, and the tempered glass top is rounded at all edges … Continue reading A real designers’ desk
Woodnotes is a small, family owned company in Finland specializing in manufacturing woven carpets and window blinds made of paper yarn. Paper yarn is a hygienic, biodegradable paper thread product that is in turn made of wood. This material, due to the construction of its fibers, collects neither dust or dirt and it is hypoallergenic. … Continue reading CARPETS made of paper
Each year, the most exciting part of the Stockholm Furniture Fair is the 'Greenhouse', where young and independent designers and design schools get a chance to display their work on the big stage. Here are some of my favorites who presented at this year's Greenhouse event at the 2017 Stockholm Furniture Fair. Antrei Hartikainenis is a … Continue reading Young designers at the Greenhouse
The AO sofa is the best selling product of Japanese furniture manufacturer IDEE. It was designed according to the needs of the Japanese market. The sitting height is very low, just 300 mm - low by western standards that is of course. This charming, tiny sofa is standing on solid ash wood legs, and it … Continue reading AO sofa
For long I've been looking for a cool modular shelving system. This creative yet simple system was designed by renowned Belgian architect Julien De Smedt for Muuto. The boxes can be connected with metal clips, and the assembly can be mounted on the wall, or can be set on the floor. The shelves are available in … Continue reading STACKED shelving
This long, wood paneled, shed-like house is located in scenic Nova Scotia, Canada. The building opens on the bay to the south via huge glass walls, while it has solid walls to the north, protecting it from the cold winter breeze. The interior is one large space, which can be separated into rooms with the … Continue reading LEAN-TO House
This playful pillow was designed by Icelandic Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir for Design House Stockholm. Besides decoration, its also a perfect way to practice making knots!
This beautiful tripod is manufactured by Austrian EGLO. The lamp is made of painted steel and copper, and is available in three colors: mint, sand and white.
Dressed Up furniture is a project of Seoul based KAMKAM design studio. In this joyful series, the designers combine clothing and furniture. Here, classic pieces like a stool or bench is covered with padding and soft felt, and traditional doors and hinges are replaced with buttons and straps, like on a coat. The storage 'doors' can also be … Continue reading DRESSED UP furniture
The Design Without Borders exhibition was held in Budapest in April for the fifth time. The exhibition featured furniture, lamps and textiles from over 70 independent designers from Baltic, Scandinavian and Central European countries. No wonder the majority of the products were examples of Scandinavian design, and it was good to see that many of … Continue reading DESIGN without borders