FURNISHINGS

Spencer Sofa and Chair

This sofa and chair set deserve another mention. With such a clean, spare silhouette, the tufting adds just the right amount of detail you’d want in a sofa.

Coffee Bean or Fawn.

83″l x 34″d x 31″h

Purchase Information:

Price: $900.00
Availability: Buy Spencer Sofa and Chair here

Biblioteca Bookrack by Umbra

So clever, and definitely a piece that people will ask about…it would be interesting to see if others are inspired to find their own coffee tables and turn them into book racks.

“matt carr found inspiration when he found two vintage coffee tables. creating a bookrack for his own home, he configured them ingeniously to give these tables a new life as bookshelves. this design is now re-created with a mahogany natural top and black lacquered legs.”

dimensions: 44″ x 37″ x 11″

Purchase Information:

Price: $500
Availability: Buy Biblioteca Bookrack by Umbra here

Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table Duo

Similar in style to the Railroad Tie Dining Table we posted a few days ago, this coffee table duo is superb with its combination of railroad tie wood and simple metal frame.

“Skilled woodworkers transform these reclaimed railroad ties-made from teak, pine, and ironwood-into a nesting coffee table with sturdy metal frames that have been given a waxed finish…Trim, versatile, and at home in any interior, the smaller one stores under the larger table when not in use. Or, use them individually to double your decor options.”

Assembly required.
48″L x 24″W x 17″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $495
Availability: Buy Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table Duo here

Nestle Console Table

Perfect for an entryway or hall, this console is spare in design with just the right amount of detailing to prove it’s a well made piece of furniture.

“The Nestle console table is solid wood with a fine curve giving a subtle organic and simple charm. Smooth finish and wide surface highlights the details of wood.”

Heavy solid oak with refined finger joint cabinetry.
47-1/4″ Long x 15″ Deep x 32″ High

Purchase Information:

Price: $680
Availability: Buy Nestle Console Table here

Cubes by interior51

With 10 different finishes/wood veneers to choose from, you’re sure to find one that will work for your space.

“End tables, side tables, coffee tables, and more. Cubes look good everywhere. Put them beside your bed, use them as a table base with a glass top or set them up as an art sculpture display. Light enough to move around, Cubes are solidly built for use as seating.”

(thanks Geoff!)

Purchase Information:

Price: $249.00
Availability: Buy Cubes by interior51 here

Frame Seattle 01 Armless Lounge Chair

This looks like hard plastic (it’s what a grown up Lego chair would look like almost), yet it’s foam with a durable finish that won’t have you worrying about spills. Pretty smart.

“Seattle 01 employs rigid foam construction with a special lacquer finish making it resilient and carefree. The chromed steel armless frame adds a touch of elegance to an otherwise minimal design. Great for use at home or in contract applications.”

Available in 24 colors (with a lead time of 12 weeks).

29.5″ x 31.5″ x 22″ height; seat height 14.25″

Purchase Information:

Price: $1195
Availability: Buy Frame Seattle 01 Armless Lounge Chair 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

Crepax Cabinets

Holy. This alone would make a room. I mean that- you wouldn’t need anything else eye catching or stylish if you had this (which is good because you might not be able to afford anything else).

“This piece of furniture features the artwork of graphic artist Guido Crepax (1933-2003), who was hugely influential in the development of European comic art in the second half of the 20th century. His most famous storyline, featuring the character ‘Valentina’, was created in 1965.”

graphics printed on white polished MDF, sealed with lacquer
top and back in black lacquered MDF
lacquered aluminum feet

Crepax Kadhorna cabinet (left):
37.75″ x 19.5″ height 45.5″
$6,150.00

Crepax Valentina nel Metro cabinet (low), (right):
56.5″ x 19.5″ height 27.5″
$4,500.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $4,500.00
Availability: Buy Crepax Cabinets here

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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

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

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

Striped collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Forgive me if I’m repeating myself, but I’ve yet to see anything from the Bouroullecs that I don’t like. This collection is incredibly simple and versatile enough that you might be able to justify buying the whole lot, citing a sound cause for investment.

“The Striped collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Magis is a complete line of furniture for the exterior or the interior: chairs, high and low armchairs, stools, long chairs. This superbly drawn chair has elegant lines that are beautiful to look at.”

This set can be used indoors or out.

Striped Poltroncina (Set of 2), Special: $1250.00 instead of $1680.00
Striped Chaise Longue, $1,250.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $1250
Availability: Buy Striped collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec 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

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