16 Oct
Designer Maximo Riera's disturbing Beetle Chair

There are many an innovative way to furnish your home — you could sit your ass down on an Alphabet, Space Invader or Monster Chair. Designer Maximo Riera wants to add to those opportunities. His new Beetle Chair is based on the European rhinoceros beetle — one of the largest beetles and strongest animals on [...]


11 Jun
Berlin-based design studio's pixelated landscape furniture

The Berlin-based design studio eBoy have collaborated with Freeasy for one of their most popular items: a beanbag chair. The large beanbag takes eBoy’s iconic art and digitally prints it on the faux leather bag. Much like with their Amnesty Poster and iPhone app, eBoy creates highly detailed pixelated landscapes, this time London, for the piece. The [...]


11 Dec
I mean who doesn't love gummie bears?!

Recently, artist Kevin Champeny designed this delicious looking chandelier for the eccentric home furnishing company Jellio. The Candelier is made from 3,000 hand-casted acrylic gummie bears and weights a whopping 50 pounds. It is available for purchase in 2 sizes — 18″ and 30″ — and retails at $2,400 and $6,500 respectfully.  More looks at [...]


15 Aug
German artist Michael Rohde re-programs concept of gravity

German artist Michael H Rohde makes our eyes struggle with orientation in his work series of photographs which feature utopian views of interior space that challenge our perception. From Below shows rooms from below the floor as if the floor was simply made of glass; but it is only our mere consciousness that allows us [...]


27 Jan
A-Z Furniture by Sascha Grewe

Is the world ready for alphabet furniture? If have you an obsessive need to narcissistically  spell out your name in your home or office, designer Sascha Grewe has a solution. Her A-Z furniture was part of the DMY 2011 Asia Exhibition tour and includes various stools, desks, chairs and book shelves in 250 bright, modern [...]


How many three Excedrin mornings have you pulled yourself from a Don Julio-induced coma, heroically dragged yourself to a thankless job, only to fool no one that you’ve got “allergies” and instead unwittingly reinforced everyone’s fears that you may indeed have a Bukowski-level drinking issue. The best you can do is channel your inner Costanza [...]


30 Nov
Exclusive $3,500 bike features Kevlar-reinforced racing tires

The last time we mentioned Derringer Cycles it was to introduce you to their Bespoke Collection of hand built, unique motorcycle/bicycle hybrids. This time they’ve hooked up with luxury furniture retailer Restoration Hardware for an exclusive limited edition motorbike that looks like vintage 2-wheeler from the 1920s. Like all Derringer Cycles, functionality is primary in [...]


1 Nov
A look behind the curtain of the mid-century modern maestros

Charles and Ray Eames are almost as synonymous with Los Angeles — namely Venice Beach where their studio was located — as Frank Lloyd Wright was to Chicago. They made their indelible mark as monumental designers inextricably linked to the fields of modern architecture and furniture for over a half century. The Eames Office, widely [...]

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