Books, repurposed as an actual tabletop

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 6 May 2014

Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay, the creative criminals behind the great Hole in the Ground shelves we raved about sometime back, have gone ahead to turn a bookcase on its side and hang books off it. In turn, the book spines are stacked against each other to make a sturdy table top.

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The most polite firepit burning brightly on a table

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 19 March 2014

We love fireplaces. We love well-crafted furniture. Naturally, we love this fire table made of reclaimed elm wood with its details and design inspired by a 19th-century Pennsylvanian butter churn. Just check out that fire sitting on the table top, calmly spitting out flames as it burns.

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One curved sheet of metal? That’s all it takes to make the edgiest table ever

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 7 January 2014

We’ve ended our search for the perfect table: UK-based designer Paul Cocksedge’s Poised Table creation, which is crafted from a single sheet of rolled steel, is sturdy enough to balance a regular bloke on the edge. It’s full of win.

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Furniture that confusingly look like scribbles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 17 December 2013

Rough Sketch Products is the senior thesis of Tokyo University of the Arts student, Daigo Fukawa. It involves furniture that you might mistake for scribbles on a wall, especially when set against a white background. The pieces are made out of arranged wire that mimic the rough and disorganized forms of scribbles. Taking a step back and looking at the people sitting on the furniture really looks like they are interacting with a drawing.

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Celebrity Lamp: made from pairs of Aviators

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Products on Tuesday 31 August 2010

A more appropriate name for this shiny sparkling piece of illuminating design would probably be an Aviator Lamp, because that’s what this is: a light bulb surrounded by forty pairs of mirrored aviator sun glasses, which cast a kaleidoscope of shadows when the lamp is lit. This Celebrity Lamp may lack subtlety, but it makes […]

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