Coaxing comfort: Special Edition GRAVITY Balans Recliner

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The Gravity Balans Recliner by Varier Furniture is a specially crafted sitter that plans on getting you completely relaxed after a long day at the office. Designed and signed by Scandinavian designer Peter Opsvik, the special edition black leather chair offers a very unique sitting experience that integrates proper posture with plenty of comfort. But all these come for a cost. With the...

Ci Desk: A mobile workstation for the space conscious

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These days, space is an absolute premium for the modern offices we get to spend most of our day. For that reason, Vienna based Creative Industrial Objects designed the Ci Desk, a complete storage space for all your office files and accessories. With an elegant design and stylishly crafted shelves which open and close at your will, the Ci Desk can also be used as a laptop table...

The SKiN Seating Collection

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SKiN is a seating system by French architect Jean Nouvel that just won the "best of the best" title at the 2008 Red Dot Design Awards. Designed for Molteni & C, the cool looking "sofa" is made of a tubular pretensioned aluminum frame, features foam rubber inserts and includes hide leather and felt finishings. Not sure how comfortable the SKiN seating collection is or if it will stand the test...

House at Astrid Hill by K2LD

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Recreating a beautiful natural scenery with exquisite looks, elegant shapes, clean lines, beautiful lighting and modern furniture, the House at Astrid Hill defines 'dream home'. Designed by the Aussies from K2LD, this brilliant home features a vast interior courtyard with a swimming pool. Using large windows to promote open spaces, concrete textures on the facade and a pristine driveway for...

Faber SP6 Electric Fireplace Widescreen

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It's December and we're already fighting the chilly season with hot tea and warmer clothes. But what about this electric fireplace by Faber that doesn't require chopped wood, keeps your home clean and resembles the ambiance of real flames perfectly? Dubbed Faber SP6, it's actually an elegant and modern wall hanging widescreen frame that projects a fictional controllable fire to recreate a...

LR-1 Sofa Bench: Minimal and Modern

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Modern furniture is all about being versatile and doubling up so that one can save space when needed. The LR-1 Sofa Bench is designed to act both as a sofa and a comfortable bed to sleep on, when needed. Yet, it never compromises on form or design as it maintains a stylish look even with a simple use of colors and textures. With high density foam cushions and with solid stainless steel legs,...

High-end Bathroom Furniture from KOS

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Though it's white, the high-end bathroom furniture from Italian furniture manufacturer KOS is a stunning example of what can be done with a little imagination. This unique ceiling shower, dubbed GEO 180, offers a rain like experience combined with beautiful shapes and decorative elements that creates a relaxing atmosphere for taking a shower. Sounds perfect for a modern home and for those who...

Perillo Chair by Martin Ballendat, a True Showpiece

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Designed by Martin Ballendat for the Swiss furniture manufacturer Züco Bürositzmöbel, the futuristic Perillo Chair is a striking example of smoothly continuous shapes. It's a true eye-catching showpiece. Specialized in chair design, Ballendat managed to come up with the perfect lines to offer an extravagant mix between comfort and elegance. The unconventional lounge chair is a glamorous...

Why Only White, The Lively Shower Designs by TEDA

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Enough with the boring bathroom furniture. TEDA has just revealed their incredible collection of shower panels, dubbed Why Only White. Though the name doesn't translate the amazing factor, it does have a point. These lively floral, abstract and human figure inspired designs are surely going to change the way your bathroom looks. Forget those freezing mornings and bad days at the...

The Dharma Lounge

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Sometimes the simplest creations have great meanings encoded within. Though I'm not sure exactly what the message is with the Dharma Lounge, I do know that it has its own way of looking spectacular. The chair is molded with a meditational phrase: Stand, Forget, Breathe, Acknowledge and Observe. Designed by Palette Industries, the Dharma chair surely leaves you pondering on something or the...

The Rehhab Fully Loaded Chair

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We're obsessed with what we've dubbed "weaponized design", design items inspired by the symbol of weaponry.  While we're peaceful people, the iconography behind the weapon has worked its way into our design subconscious.  That said, we're instant fans of the work of designer Alexander Reh.  Reh has designed the Fully Loaded Chair, a solid steel chair perforated with once-fired 12-guage...

The Stunning Rosso Restaurant in Israel

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Located in Ramat Yishay, a town in the valley of Yezre-el in the Northern Israel, the stunningly serene Rosso Restaurant takes shelter in nature's secluded lap. Apart from the modern furnishings and contours similar with the landscape outside, the most amazing thing is the ceiling. Built of thirty-six steel structures and covered by painted wood, it will sure get your attention for a few...

The Bent-Wood Wine Rack

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Designed with sexy curves by Alberto Mantilla, Scott Henderson and Anthony Baxter, the Bent-Wood Wine Rack is a wonderful little addition ahead of your Christmas and New Year 'get drunk' nights. The rack can hold all the wine you need, as the twisting shapes of birch and walnut hold six standard bottles and one Magnum in the center. It should be up for grabs before Christmas allowing you to...

Fish Table by Pol Quadens

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Pol Quadens is the talented designer who came up with this Fish Table you see above. Though it doesn't look much like a fish, it has an unique frame made of a thin and shiny white composite material that reflects light, with soft and rounded curves breaking the conventional. Branded by Corian and selling for 1,200 euro (some $1,500) the fish table is aimed to modern-minded individuals who need...

The Steamer Bar Cabinet

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Keeping all your glasses and bottles organized is not an easy task. But when you have one of these classic-looking steamer bar cabinets made of American ash solids and veneers, things are looking much better. The Steamer Bar Cabinet features two fixed shelves, pull-out racks for 30 wine glasses and 20 drinking glasses, a small drawer for all sorts of accessories and door shelves for bottles. ...

The Mensa Table

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Looking for a wicked table that will get your guests attention every time they enter the living room? Look no further, we have it! Designed by Liam Hopkins, the Mensa Table is built out of birch plywood modules that are cut and hand finished to form the shape you see above. There's one thing that worries your humble writer here... How stable is it? Is there a max weight it can withstand? Those...

Transformer Shelf, a Labyrinth by Martin Sammer

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If you have an old shelving unit and you're looking for something new, you should definitely consider the Transformer Shelf. It's not how big the thing is or the color that will get you 'wow', but the fact that it transforms just like a puzzle, like a labyrinth. What's the most interesting thing, is that you can 'customize' it the way you need. Martin Sammer had the inspiration to design those...

Dalilips Sofa, Available to Everyone After 71 Years

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Two years ago I spent my vacation in Barcelona. It was the first time I heard of the Dali Museum in Figures, with a amazing entrance, weird rooms and the incredible art work, all beyond spectacular. However, there was one thing that got all my attention, the red sofa in the shape of a mouth entitled "Mae West's Lips". I looked at it for at least 10 minutes and imagined how great it would fit...

Aatrial house in Poland by KWK PROMES

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How basic can you live-- simple design with large windows and open spaces, some modern furniture and a quiet environment. Does it sound like the house of your dreams? Well, check out this Aatrial house in Poland, a home in the forest and will all sides open to unrestricted views of the beautiful scenery. I'm not an expert when it comes to architecture (the guys at KWK PROMES who built it,...

Outdoor Style: the Dordoni Gazebo

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Comfortable outdoor seating is hard to come by these days-- but our good pals over at Usona Home deliver. The Dordoni collection is a deck furniture orgy waiting to happen, a high end outdoor lounging system that would make those fellas from Entourage blush.  Made of all teak construction and comfortable waterproof cushions, the Dordoni Gazebo is the ultimate in garden party relaxation....