The world mostly looks for things that could be conversation starters, and yet there is a need for things that would help to avoid any conversation at all.
A Ferrari isn’t just a car, we’d call each of those a masterpiece. So good, you want to keep the prancing horse pampered even if you have a ton of money. But something like this would probably be just too painful. From the looks of it, the table has been made from a crashed, crushed [...]
Mixing swearing with science goes a long way, as we find out with this periodic table of swearing coffee table. You keep it as a coffee table with a nice set of buttons for the elements, some unsuspecting guest ends up pressing a button by mistake, and out pours a barrage of insults from the [...]
Nothing wrong with having a bit of fun and making our meals interesting with this Seesaw Table by Marleen Jansen. To be true, we think it is quite amazing.
What’s the fun in having a big, fancy office if you don’t have a big fancy desk? The “Goggle Desk” by Danny Venlet ought to fit the bill. It’s big, it’s fancy, it’s curvy and it sure as hell ain’t going to be cheap.
Boris Bally makes chairs and tables out of traffic signs. Though recycled street signs make up a major part of his work, the artist also incorporates weapon parts and other found materials in his work. Edges of the furniture are rounded off for a smooth finish and avoided cuts. Since multiple signs may go into [...]
Jaxan from Sacramento, California made use of creative powers of his brain to add life to an Ikea “Liatorp” coffee table. The idea involved making slight modifications to the table, throwing in some money, but having a working train set in a coffee table, probably makes it all worth it. Via: Ikea Hackers, Make, UberReview
Italian manufacturers Biocamino have come up with a new offering “Speak” that puts the fireplace right in the desk. If you need the entire surface of the table, the fireplace is more than happy to be hidden in the desk. Of course, the desk is not intended to be a workhorse, but would gladly lend [...]
This enormous photo album shaped thing happens to be a coffee table. Designer Mitch Steinmetz created the coffee table in the unusual shape with the intent of adding personality and memories to the design. The table can be a gateway to remembering and cherishing the past, and even a nifty albeit tiny, storage space. Via: [...]
Give me a sharpie and there’s no table I can’t write on, but I guess that won’t be quite welcome. For “The Writable” though, the writing is all the charm. Three pivot panels can be rotated to show chalkboard surfaces where you can take a dip into the joys of writing. An interesting idea designed [...]
Designed by Emily Wettstein, this table has a planter running right through its center. The table has been made from upcycled walnut wood, and the planter is removable. Via: PSFK
Designer Thomas Schnur designed this table made from rubber and gave it suction cup legs for added fun. We don’t know about others, but if this could be made foldable, Spiderman would get to enjoy his meals better. Via: ThomsasSchnur, LikeCool
Building houses from cards is a tough game to play, so designer Mauricio Arruda‘s coffee table that uses houses of cards as a base seems a feat almost impossible to achieve. But we’re pretty sure the designer was helped by using oversized cards made from 4mm steel and welded together. The table can handle 250kgs [...]
This nifty bookshelf neatly hides a table and two chairs. Appropriately named “Trick” you realize it can work as a table only when you pull the chairs apart from the bookshelf. What kind of bookshelf has chairs anyway? Designed by Sakura Adachi. Via: swissmiss
Magic Carp-pet rug from ClarkeHopkinsClarke is an interesting piece of novelty. When viewed through the glass of a specially designed coffee table, the moire figures on the rug appear to be animated and moving. It may very well be a huge time waster of a coffee table, rug combo, with someone like me fidgeting constantly [...]