Hee Tray Table
Written by Kris on July 11, 2011. Permalink
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Your Design Guide to Home & Style.
Written by Kris on July 11, 2011. Permalink
Written by Simon on June 29, 2011. Permalink
I just came across this fantastic looking series tables and lamps at Design Milk. The Mesh Series by Horgan Becket is a collection of tables and lamps inspired by steel wire forms commonly seen in fencing and other industrial applications. While the industrial look is certainly in these days, it takes a special touch and consideration not just go with, “add steel here, big welds over there, finish with worn reclaimed wood”, and actually design something unique without straying too far from the original aesthetic. I feel this series of furniture pieces, particularly the tables, do just that. The Mesh series is handcrafted and made to order by Horgan Becket in Brooklyn, NY. Contact them for further details and pricing.
Written by Katie on June 15, 2011. Permalink
Well, hello there $399 little desk. Just enough room for the task at hand, this desk from Blu Dot hits the right note with its modern lines and low price tag. A pencil drawer keeps small tools corralled while the 42″ width and 24″ depth means it’ll fit in a small space without worry.
Purchase Information:Price: $399.00
Written by Katie on June 10, 2011. Permalink
Hold onto your pants, dear, because this beauty is not stateside. I know, it’s so frustrating when not all beautiful things are available to us right away and without shipping fees, but, such is the nature of our world. So, if you live in a European country or if you have loads of cash, consider this writing desk by Young & Norgate. The sleek silhouette has its drawer mechanics exposed, making a feature out of the function. Sized for your correspondence needs (laptop or pen and paper), there’s adequate surface and storage space, with an optional cable well hidden into the back. Having a desk like this would make answering emails less of a chore and more of a pleasure, I’d think.
Purchase Information:Price: £2,449.00 - 2,679.00
Written by Simon on May 31, 2011. Permalink
I’m really digging this new Slope Desk by British via Norway designer Thomas Jenkins.
It gestures at traditional sloped drafting tables with a downward angled surface and adds two hinged doors revealing felt-lined compartments for storage and organization. Two included wedges create a level surface for holding pens and your favorite drink. Solid maple legs support a desk surface constructed from a mix of birch veneer MDF and plywood.
Purchase Information:Price: €1000.00
Written by Katie on May 17, 2011. Permalink
Over the past few years, I’ve read (and responded) to quite a few emails asking about the Hola Y Adios Entry Table and where it might be found. Sadly, it seems to remain unavailable despite its apparent popularity. However, there is hope: look at this little new console table from Gus*. It measures 36″w x 32″h x 10″d, which is the exact same depth as the Hola Y Adios, and is a tad less wide (-4″) and tall (-3″). Plus, it’s got a rectangular recess to keep important things in place (like keys, phones, mail, etc.).
Purchase Information:Price: $575.00
Written by Katie on May 4, 2011. Permalink
This desk is an odd sort of fellow with its angles and points and slim drawers. Inspired by mid-century furniture in the designer’s childhood, the desk looks both classic and futuristic, which by no means is an easy task. Solid walnut makes for a sturdy frame with just enough worktop space for a small computer and writing space, and five drawers are available to squirrel away odds and ends. There’s also another thoughtful detail worth mentioning: the angle of the top drawers allow for the pitch of an open laptop.
Purchase Information:Price: $1,805.00
Written by Katie on April 28, 2011. Permalink
For this Thursday’s design classic we have Frank Gehry’s Easy Edges Low Table Set. You’ll probably recognize these, as Gehry is well known for using cardboard to make several pieces (Wiggle Chair, Wiggle Stool) of the Easy Edges Collection. Of course, most the world recognizes Gehry for his architecture rather than his use of a rather humble material in surprisingly sturdy furniture.
Purchase Information:Price: $1,535.00
Written by Katie on April 26, 2011. Permalink
This table has the nice detail of asymmetric legs to set it apart from other clean lined dining options. Plantation grown solid mango wood makes for a warm wood grain, and the price of $499 means there’s some room in your budget for chairs too.
Purchase Information:Price: $499.00
Written by Kris on April 11, 2011. Permalink
I’m loving the straight lines and simplicity of this metal coffee table. Made to order.
60″L x 16″W x 15″H
8-10 week lead time
Purchase Information:Price: $850.00
Written by Katie on April 8, 2011. Permalink
I’d like to say this console would be easy to build, but I think that’s being more than a little optimistic. The leaning design cuts down on visual clutter, seeing as there are two legs instead of the usual four, which would help a small space appear to be just a little larger. There’s also a Leaning Man Side Table (£175.00) if you need a smaller sized occasional table. Designed by Frank Flavell for &then design.
Purchase Information:Price: £225.00
Written by Katie on March 29, 2011. Permalink
Sure, the Loop Stand Table ($1,265.00) is an excellent choice for a dining or work table. However, if you’re on a tight budget, you might think about purchasing the Loop Stand Frames (2 pcs, $289.00) instead and then figure out an alternative top for yourself. (Personally, I’ve stained and sealed a plywood top for my own dining table for around $100 and been quite pleased with the results.)
Purchase Information:Price: $289.00
Written by Katie on March 24, 2011. Permalink
“I wanted to clear up the slum of legs.” So said Eero Saarinen, designer of the well known pedestal (aka Tulip) collection, which includes a dining, coffee and side table.
Winner of the 1969 Museum of Modern Art Award, Saarinen’s collection is one of many iconic designs from the mid century.
More information:View Saarinen Tables here
Written by Katie on March 7, 2011. Permalink
More Iacoli & McAllister, except this time it’s not lighting. The Frame Coffee Table is available in a black or white powder coated base with a natural, white wash, or black wash top, and there’s also the Frame Side Table if you’re looking for a smaller occasional size.
Purchase Information:Price: $1300.00
Written by Katie on February 23, 2011. Permalink
The budget-conscious among you might just appreciate the $399 price tag attached to this trestle desk. It looks pretty decent (considering), with hardwood legs and ash veneer over a MDF core (you can’t ask for fancier stuff than that without paying more).
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