FURNISHINGS

Offcut Bench

Flat-packed and assembled with wooden pegs (no screws or glue necessary), this bench sounds like it has a humble background, but rest assured you can impress your friends with a designer name when they come a-calling. Be sure to tell them that what would normally end up in the rubbish heap (curved and irregular pieces of discarded wood called wayney edges) is made new with the creative mind of Tom Dixon. Available in either natural ($300) or fluoro ($550). And, yes, there is an Offcut Stool ($235) as well.
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Price: $300.00 - 550.00
Available from: abc home

Facecord Cabinet

Burglars in a huge hurry will probably pass this fully functional cabinet right on by, if you’re lucky. If you’re not lucky, they’ll be smart and guess that the legs and the possible lack of fireplace mean that this stack of firewood is actually a cabinet, and then they’ll plunder the heck out of it. (Note: if you’re handy, you have little choice but to do a DIY version of this, and then be smug that you saved a bunch of money.)
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Price: $5,800.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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Signal Shelves

These Signal shelves by Brendan Ravenhill and Chris Adamick are pretty interesting. The steel brackets can be positioned anywhere, much like any ordinary shelf brackets, and set off the wood shelves in a bold and graphic way. The shelves are sold in sets of six brackets, two uprights, and either 8″ or 10″ wide shelves.

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Price: $700.00
Available from: Brendan Ravenhill

Moorish Mosaic Table

Remember the Lagarta Stool? This table is from the same designer, Ana Mestre, and utilizes the same natural agglomerate cork, except this time the cork is printed with an intricate Moorish pattern inspired from the historical tiles of the city Beja.
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Dania Folding Beach Chair

Warmer weather means park visits and beach trips, both of which are all the better with comfortable seating. If you’re looking for something that’ll last more than one or two seasons, set your eyes upon this Dania Folding Beach Chair. It’s a classic choice, made of solid teak with “unprecedented craftsmanship.”
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Price: $271.00
Available from: shopHORNE.com

Outdoor Eames® Aluminum Group Lounge Chair

How do you feel about Eames furniture outdoors? While it seems like an odd idea, it turns out that the Aluminum Group was promoted as the “leisure group” or “indoor-outdoor group” in the late 1950s, but then was changed to be exclusively indoors. Now Herman Miller has restored the collection to its original intent, with powder-coated frames and outdoor friendly fabrics to withstand the weather.
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Price: $2,147.00

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Available from: DWR

SCRW Stool by Manuel Welsky

I’m easily charmed by industrial style stools with big chunky exposed screw threads, but what happens when the entire stool is a screw thread? The SCRW Stool consists of a solid cork stool mating with a steel base that height adjusts by simply turning it. SCRW Stool is handmade in Germany with about a month lead time, get in touch with Manuel for more ordering information.
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Minimalista Console Table

Here’s another super minimal console table to consider. A stainless steel frame supports a walnut, graphite-on-oak, or honed stone top. There’s not much else to get in the way visually, hence the ‘minimalista’ name tag. And, if the $449 price tag seems a tad too steep, don’t forget the Gear Console ($249).

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Price: $449.00 - 549.00
Available from: 2modern

Park Lounge Chair & Ottoman

Is it perhaps time to focus on an investment piece for your lounge area, specifically, a lounge chair? While originally intended to protect the sitter from cold drafts and trap the heat from a fire, wing chairs are now excellent choices for when you need a little seclusion in a large open space. The Park Lounge Chair is a new take on the classic wing/wing-back chair and features a molded foam body with elastic webbing to ensure comfort. And, of course, the silhouette and proportions are nothing short of elegant.
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Price: $3,174.00
Available from: hivemodern.com

J107 chair

Are three legs better than four? Sometimes, and especially when it’s the J107 chair designed by Poul M. Volther. The J107 is part of Hay’s 2011 relaunch of the Danish furniture classics originally made for FDB, the Danish Consumers’ Co-operative Society. Available in black, coral, grey, natural, or white.
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Price: $225.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

Panamericana Chair

This chair probably isn’t new to your eyes, as there are several versions floating all around this side of the world. Industry Of All Nations has combined the many versions into one “hybrid conclusion” and called it the Panamericana chair, named after the Panamericana road, of course. Made from teak wood, the chair can be used indoors or out with low maintenance, and they fold for easy transport or storage.
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Price: $265.00
Available from: Industry Of All Nations

LAX Wall Mounted Table

We all know small kitchens and dining areas can be a challenge, so how about removing some table legs to make things easier? This table by MASH Studios is just about as minimal as you can get, especially if you forgo chairs. There’s a “uniquely engineered steel mounting system” that assures it’ll remain on the wall and, of course, there’s no visual clutter.
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Price: $420.00

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Available from: Design Public

Sputnik Chair Collection

Want a little bit of retro with a dash of modern? This Sputnik chair collection has a few colors to choose from, and they all have fully adjustable seats (height of 18″ to 29.5″) which gets handy if you’re planning on moving them from desk to bar to dining table. (If you need more than one, start saving your pennies, because it could get expensive.)
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Price: $495.00 - 595.00
Available from: Horne

J110 chair

This dining chair catches the eye, doesn’t it? It almost appears to be a lounge chair because of its high back, but rest assured that the seat matches the standard dining height. Made from solid beech, the J110 chair is part of Hay’s 2011 relaunch of the Danish furniture classics originally made for FDB, the Danish Consumers’ Co-operative Society.
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Price: $345.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

Planktable by Piet Hein Eek

Because this table is made from scrapwood, each is one-of-a-kind. There’s also a non-scrapwood teak version (pictured below), but you’d do well to consider the more interesting scrap version, as Mr. Eek is known for that sort of thing (remember the Scrapwood Wallpaper?).

If you’re not familiar with his work, check out the full collection on his website: Piet Hein Eek.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $1,753.00 and up
Available from: The Future Perfect