Steel Trunk Tables

A tree trunk covered in sheet metal is definitely an interesting application- and look- there’s even a handle if you’d like to carry it around room to room.

“A unique modern piece for urban decor. The Trunk is made from one piece of harvested oak wood, which is dried in the special dryer for two months.The Trunk is covered with a steel sheet and installed with a handle. Use it as a stool, side table or even display surface. Felt protection applied to bottom to prevent scratching.”

Available in Steel, Grass, Leaf, or Branch

19″H x 12″D

Purchase Information:

Price: $399
Availability: Buy Steel Trunk Tables here

George Daybed by Gus Modern

For anyone looking for a modern chaise that won’t break the bank, this one is an absolute steal.

“The Gus Modern George Day Bed is a Blind-tufted daybed with a stainless steel base. The square headroll fastens with a velcro closure.”

L72 x W36 x H15 (Headrest H22)

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,675.00
Availability: Buy George Daybed by Gus Modern here

Marie Rug

If you haven’t yet latched on to the baroque trend, here’s your chance to add a small spike to a room with a very affordable rug.

“Deep black pile is carved with cream scrolls for a graceful, modern take on elaborate French design. 100% wool with cotton backing.”

4′ x 6′ – $348
5′ x 8′ – $448
8′ x 10′ – $698

Purchase Information:

Price: $348-$698
Availability: Buy Marie Rug here

Modloft – Park Coffee Table

Not a bad price for a no-nonsense (yet stylish) coffee table…

“Urban elegance is portrayed with stainless steel and a clean, smooth table top. The Park modern low-profile coffee table with stainless steel legs and lacquer finish. Available in white, black, and orange finish. Designed in Denmark. Simple assembly.”

24″ x 24″ x 18″

Purchase Information:

Price: $300
Availability: Buy Modloft – Park Coffee Table here

Minimal Cube, Bench, and Table by Heller

A great collection of minimal tables…

“Available in three colors, light grey (pictured), dark grey or white. Lella and Massimo needed casual furniture for their new home near Sorrento, Italy. They designed a multipurpose indoor/outdoor grouping ideal for home, hospitality and office environments.”

One piece roto molded polymer.

Cube, 18 1/8″h, 18 1/8″w, 18 1/8″d, $220
Bench, 18 1/8″h, 71 5/8″w, 18 1/8″d, $550
Table, 18 1/8″h, 47 1/4″w, 47 1/4″d, $800

Purchase Information:

Price: $220-$800
Availability: Buy Minimal Cube, Bench, and Table by Heller here

Trace Coffee Table

Such a sleek proportioned table; the glass top would certainly help a living space feel more open and light.

“The Trace Table’s glass top sits flush with the table’s meticulously finished steel frame. The visual lightness of the design and beautiful combination of materials makes the table a complement to any space.”

13h x 43.25w x 21.5″d

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,500
Availability: Buy Trace Coffee Table here

Wetter Indochine Porcini Stool

Not a bad price for a lacquered stool…in some great colors as well.

“Traditonal lacquer is formed from the sap of the Cay Son tree. It is painstakingly applied in layers that must be sanded and polished before the next layer can be applied.”

Color: Red, azure blue, chocolate, pewter, olive or orange.
Size: 11.75″ diameter x 10″ tall.

Update: This item is unfortunately no longer available. 10/5/09

Purchase Information:

Price: $163.00
Availability: Buy Wetter Indochine Porcini Stool here

Shaped Console

Interesting shape and plenty of surface space for keys and mail and such.

hardwood construction. coffee.

60″w x 14.5″d x 30″h. ($100HD)

More information:

View Shaped Console here

Panton Chair

Another design classic…

“Verner Panton’s cantilevered stacking chair was the first single-material and single-form chair to be made and has been produced by Vitra through three decades of development in plastics technology. This version consists of a single piece of strong, flexible polypropylene with integral color that will not fade over time. As striking as modern sculpture, this classic piece is appropriately durable and easy to clean in caf├ęs or restaurants, and is comfortable enough to use as an occasional chair in an office or residence.”

Availabe, in red/orange, white, blue or yellow.

H 33″ W 19″ D 22.75″ Seat Height 16.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $230
Availability: Buy Panton Chair here

Piu Desk with Storage-over 50% off!

I’m really wild about this desk. It provides the light airiness afforded by glass, but has organizational and storage elements of a traditional desk. And now it’s over 50% off.

I love the versatility of this table- perfect for limited space, it converts from dining to desk in a blink of an eye. Especially notable are the storage containers, which can be easily added or subtracted.

Tempered glass top; 25mm powder-coated tube steel legs; 1.5mm powder-coated steel storage containers.

Desk: H 29.5″ W 71″ D 35.5″

Piu Desk with Storage (white or orange)
$1,498 $699.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $699.00
Availability: Buy Piu Desk with Storage-over 50% off! here

Honey Drip HD_4 Credenza

This is perfect because it’s so simple- and it’s eco-friendly, which makes it even better.

“HoneyDrip pairs high-end, eco-friendly oriented strand board with solid steel powder-coated in an arresting red. The 1 1/8-inch thick honey-toned tops have a recessed center thereby framing the shape of the table within itself and the edges have a dramatic bevel that adds further visual excitement to each piece.”

72″L x 20″W x 28″H

Designed by David Brunicardi.
Made from oriented strand board.

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,290.00
Availability: Buy Honey Drip HD_4 Credenza here

Bi-Level Desk

Any one on a budget that needs a desk might consider this one…most likely this won’t be around long, though, so if you’re interested, better act soon.

“Sleek, contemporary lines with an expansive wood top and storage shelf on a polished-nickel base. Assembly required.”

50″l x 28″w x 36″h.

chocolate, $399.00 $279.99
(white no longer available)

Purchase Information:

Price: $279.99
Availability: Buy Bi-Level Desk here

KU DIR KA Rocking Chair

I think everyone needs at least one piece of furniture that’s semi-strange and delightful, so if you don’t have something like that yet, here’s your chance to inject some humor into your home.

Designer: Paulius Vitkauskas

Red or Black.

16.5″W x 23.5″L x 35.5″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $699.00
Availability: Buy KU DIR KA Rocking Chair here

Stone Stool by Marcel Wanders, 2007

Only $200…not bad for a designer side table that can go indoors or out.

“This short stool or small side table has a striking jewel-like faceted interior that reflects light and creates an interesting play of colors. It has an hourglass shape, designed from a single mold. For indoor or outdoor use. Made by Kartell of polycarbonate.”

Made in Italy

Size: 18.5h x 12″diam

Purchase Information:

Price: $220
Availability: Buy Stone Stool by Marcel Wanders, 2007 here

Elemento Bed

Now’s the time to buy a bed- DWR is having a Modern Bed Sale where you save 15% and get free shipping until September 12th. This bed is an excellent choice, and has a removable slipcover for dry cleaning.

“This upholstered platform bed combines fabric and metal in a sleek profile, which stands on a highly original base of chromed iron rod. Fully finished on all sides with soft padding everywhere, including the platform that extends 2″ from the mattress. The padded headboard is gently sloped to create a comfortable backrest for reading.”

Queen- H 27.5″ W 65.5″ D 93.5″
Charcoal, $2,700 $2,295
Linen, $2,700 $2,000

King- H 27.5″ W 81″ D 93.5″
Charcoal or Linen, $3,150 $2,300

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,000-$2,295
Availability: Buy Elemento Bed here