FURNISHINGS

Trollsta side table

This is actually pretty pricy considering where it comes from, but it’s a pretty great piece. I think it’d be perfect as a little bedside table.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $79.99
Availability: Buy Trollsta side table here

Carbon Chair (2004)

If you’ll look closer at this chair, you’ll see there’s no metal frame…it’s completely hand coiled from 100% carbon fiber and epoxy. As Bertjan Pot explains, “Every point on the rim of the chair is connected with all 4 points where the seat is connected to base-frame.”

‘Carbon Chair of Bertjan Pot and Marcel Wanders speaks of dedicated craftsmanship in connection to high tech materials and the material expertise only possible by personal excitement, passion and the love of “enlighted amateurs”.’

designers: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot
manufacturer: Moooi, the Netherlands
materials: Carbon fiber

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,550.00
Availability: Buy Carbon Chair (2004) here

Shoe Bench by Reform

Bamboo is becoming a fast favorite in product use for good reason; it’s rapidly renewable and durable.

“This sturdy bamboo bench with open-ended cubby holes will easily accommodate shoes and hide clutter when placed in a foyer or at the foot of the bed. It’s treated with a water-based, low-VOC clear finish.”

16″ x 42″ x 18″h

Purchase Information:

Price: $675.00
Availability: Buy Shoe Bench by Reform here

Low Pad Chair by Jasper Morrison

I just re-fell in love with this chair today when I saw it over at Nicolas’ small cool apartment entry at Apartment Therapy. We originally posted it almost 3 years ago, and I thought it was time for a revisit.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,366.20
Availability: Buy Low Pad Chair by Jasper Morrison here

Ikea Hacking with the Klappsta chair

I found a nice little post over at Ikea Hacker where someone revamps the Klappsta chair with a couple of inexpensive curtains.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $34.99
Availability: Buy Ikea Hacking with the Klappsta chair here

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Marcel Breuer Writing Desk

Perfect little writing desk complete with lockable storage and and adjustable swiveling plate.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,667.00
Availability: Buy Marcel Breuer Writing Desk here

wonder wall shelf

Nice little set of shelves from BluDot. The shelves are ivory with either walnut veneer or ivory lacquered back panels.

38″L | 12.5″h | 12.5″d | shelf surface; 11.5″d

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $249.00
Availability: Buy wonder wall shelf here

Sheep by Sam Brown

These sheep might be just the thing to add a little touch of playfulness to a room.

“Born and bred on the Isle of Wight, although the Sheepskin is from New Zealand. Sheep seats make perfect city pets. There’s no need for a garden and these Sheep seats make great occasional seating with fun personalities. Perfect for adults and kids to sit on, and the child sheep can even be used as a footstool.”

Black/Ivory New Zealand sheepskin. Beech-wood legs with rubber “hooves”.

Dimensions: Adult H 64, W x D 61 cm; Child H 40, W x D 35 cm

(Thanks David!)

Purchase Information:

Price: £225.00
Availability: Buy Sheep by Sam Brown here

Bench With Moveable Tray

This looks like a good choice if you need bench with storage options for miscellany.

“This exceptionally comfortable bench is perfect in an entryway, living room, or bedroom. But what makes it really special is that this bench is also a coffee table, a storage unit, and a shelf! Solid pine frame houses three drawers to conveniently store anything from gloves and scarves to DVDs, plus a roomy and decorative shelf to store smaller items within easy reach. Moveable bent tray slides horizontally or can be removed completely.”

Solid taeda pine frame, bent plywood tray. Cast-brass hardware.

60″L x 16.75″D x 19″H

(This item’s link and price was updated 11/19/09.)

Purchase Information:

Price: $946.00
Availability: Buy Bench With Moveable Tray here

Smock Chair by Patricia Urquiola

The Smock collection shows such detail and intricacy with fabric yet it has an otherwise modern and simple silhouette…if I had loads of cash, I’d probably already own this or any one of Urquiola’s other pieces, but for now I’ll have to make do by pretending I have my pick.

“patricia urquiola loves playing with textures, as you can see in her smock line of furniture. urquiola bunches up the upholstery around hoops and round frames, giving the smock line a modern look with a rich and almost antique feel.”

steel frame covered in injected flame-retardant polyurethane foam. chromed or varnished arms. sofa back cushions stuffed with goose down. underfeet in synthetic rubber.

smock armchair, 23.8″h x 39.3″w x 31.5″d, $3,656.00
smock swivel armchair, 23.8″h x 39.3″w x 31.5″d, $3,647.00
smock 98″ sofa, 29.5″h x 98.5″w x 37″d, $7,654.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,647.00
Availability: Buy Smock Chair by Patricia Urquiola here

Offset Side Table and Bamileke Stool

Two interesting options for side tables…

Offset Side Table, 12″diameter x 25″H, $298.00,
Buy it here.

Bamileke Stool- Black, 18.5″ x 16.5″, $498.00,
Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $298.00
Availability: Buy Offset Side Table and Bamileke Stool here

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Upholstery Sale- Jayson Home

Sofas can be one of the more difficult pieces to buy- decisions to be made on what color, which shape, and what size can all be overwhelming. To make your decision even harder, here’s some safe (i.e. neutral fabric, transitional frames, etc.) choices on sale until May 11, 2008.

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,795.00
Availability: Buy Upholstery Sale- Jayson Home here

Cross Credenza

If you’re the sort who prefers to match pieces (as in, your dining table matches the credenza) now you have an extra option of collections to choose from. The
Cross Table (above right, $2,750.00) now has a friend.

“Matthew Hilton designed the Cross Credenza (2007) as a material and visual complement to his Cross Extension Table. But its straightforward aesthetic and solid craftsmanship make it an apt choice not only for the dining room, but also for media storage or the front hall. The Credenza has three drawers on the left, the topmost being slimmer than the others, sized for cutlery or utensils. Two doors on the right open onto two shelves which are height-adjustable to suit individual needs. With a solid oak frame, the Cross Credenza has an oak veneer that coordinates with the Cross tables and Profile Chair, as well as the Cross Coffee Table. Blum® soft-closure hardware rounds out the quality craftsmanship.”

Solid natural oak frame and body; birch plywood drawer inserts; oak veneer top and fronts over particleboard; Blum soft-closing hardware.

H 29.5″ W 74″ D 19.75″

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,600.00
Availability: Buy Cross Credenza here

Holey Stump

These are great. I can see them being used as stools or even as bedside tables. The little nooks could be used for a small book, a remote control, your cell phone, glasses, or any number of things that people like to keep close at night.

Available in aqua, black, green and white.

Purchase Information:

Price: $120.00-$140.00
Availability: Buy Holey Stump here

Scoop Stool by Turnstone

I like the idea behind this stool.

“One of the design goals for Turnstone’s Scoop Stool was to avoid competing with the architecture of a space. Inspired by a grain scoop, this casual stool is a perfect compliment to a modern home or business groupspace.”

Sodium white plastic seat, Platinum painted steel wire frame

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy Scoop Stool by Turnstone here