FURNISHINGS

Café America Chair from Grain

Chain-link fencing for a chair? Well, sure, why not… though I wonder if it would snag your clothes.

Café America is a surprisingly comfortable indoor/outdoor chair. Taking inspiration from ubiquitous chain-link fencing, it recontextualizes the unsung material. A unique cushioning effect is created by the lightly tensioned chain-link seat and back. Café America is made of recycled chain-link whenever possible and flat-packs for efficient shipping and storage.

Custom color powder coating available for $100 up-charge.
Materials: Recycled galvanized steel chain-link with stainless steel rod and fasteners.
38.25″h x 17″w x 21.5″d

Purchase Information:

Price: $600.00
Availability: Buy Café America Chair from Grain here

Knitted Pouf from CB2

Finally, an affordable pouf.

I’ve really loved the looks of the poufs from DWR, but at $1600, the cost was prohibitive to say the least. Now CB2 has come out with one in 100% cotton. The bad news: it only comes in the one color. The good news, it’s 100% cotton so it’s ripe for a quick little DIY using either bleach or Rit-dye to suit even the most sophisticated color-palates.

Dimensions
left pouf (CB2): H 14″ Diameter 20″
right poufs (DWR): H 11″ Diameter 24″ (top), H 15″ Diameter 33″ (bottom)

Purchase Information:

Price: $79.95
Availability: Buy Knitted Pouf from CB2 here

HOI Magazine Chair

It seems like there’s a recent trend in furniture designs where you can literally surround youself in books. The Bibliochase and the Bookinist were the first examples I’ve seen, and we mentioned the Cave shelving on the blog before, and now we have this, except this one specifically caters to magazines (not that you can’t put books on it if you wanted to).

Materials: Glass and MDF
Size: 116 cm wide x 86 cm deep x 73 cm high

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,425.00
Availability: Buy HOI Magazine Chair here

Carpenter Stool

I love these little stools–one would look great solo or if you had the cash you could get a few. Each stool is hand-made and has raw chestnut legs and a high-gloss faceted seat.

Dimensions: W. 350 x D. 350 x H. 470

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Purchase Information:

Price: $323.00
Availability: Buy Carpenter Stool here

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Wooden Beisteller (Side Table)

Plywood has been used relatively widely in the world of art-based design in the past few years. This little side table is made in Germany of pine-plywood has an octagonal base.

Dimensions: 13″ around and 14″ high.

Purchase Information:

Price: €119.00
Availability: Buy Wooden Beisteller (Side Table) here

Capsule Collection by Ziglam & Brook

I fell hard and fast for Deadgood when I first saw their Love Collection, and I might just have a serious crush on the Capsule Sofa and Chair. The colorful buttons and graduated tones add just the right amount of playfulness… might be the perfect thing to knock the serious edge off a room.

Capsule Chair (685h x 1050w x 900d), £2621.99
Capsule 2 Seater Sofa (685h x 2000w x 900d), £3712.20
3.5 Seater Sofa (685h x 2500w x 900d)

Purchase Information:

Price: £2621.99
Availability: Buy Capsule Collection by Ziglam & Brook here

Cain Collection Stool

We’ve posted parts of the Cain Collection before, but I thought the stool was worthy of a post because it’s a nice colorful piece and the price is right.

Dimensions: 17.5″ tall x 15.75″ wide x 17.5″ deep

Purchase Information:

Price: $130.00
Availability: Buy Cain Collection Stool here

Webble Active Footrest

Quick, what’s your posture like right now? If it’s as bad as mine, maybe you’ll also be curious as to how this little footrest might help you improve your office ergonomics. I only wish it was a little less office-y looking. Also, how much do you want to bet a co-worker will attempt to use it as a skateboard? That could be entertaining… until they rip a hole in it, or break their wrist/nose/leg.

A movable footrest that rides on four smooth-gliding casters and provides workers with a sweeping 360-degree range of motion. Durable, breathable mesh surface supports feet with or without shoes… It’s specially designed, functional form and grippy mesh surface enable workers to instantaneously place their feet exactly at the angle that fits them best without any adjustment.

Purchase Information:

Price: $149.95
Availability: Buy Webble Active Footrest here

Offcut Stool by Tom Dixon

Flat packed and put together by you with no extra screws or glue, this stool sounds like it’s from Ikea… until you see the price. But, hey, if you’re as desensitized as me, $200 for a stool sounds like a bargain, especially after adding in the designer’s name.

“designed by tom dixon, the offcut stool’s elementary form is the result of several innovations; the circular round seat makes clever use of the curved offcuts, its construction requires no additional screws or glue, and the stool is flat packed for ease of delivery.”

dimensions: 17.7″dia x 17.3″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $235.00
Available from: abc home

Natural Tree-Stump Side Table

If you’ve not jumped on the get-a-tree-stump-for-a-side-table bandwagon, now’s your chance.

Each wood piece is unique, crafted from fallen cypress trees.
12.5″diam x 19″h

Purchase Information:

Price: $229.00
Available from: West Elm

My Deer Stool by Jeroen Wesselink

A stool that doubles as a deer head when stored away… smart solution, don’t you think?

My Deer, a stylish and refreshing stool, available in a multitude of colours. If you don�t need it, hang it upside down on a wall hook and presto, it changes into a colourful, sleekly stylized deer head. Ideal for public spaces, where the seats can be transformed into a decorative gaily-coloured herd on the wall in just a wink… -Jeroen Wesselink

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left image via matandme.net.

Purchase Information:

Price: �149.00
Availability: Buy My Deer Stool by Jeroen Wesselink here

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Tagliare Console Table

The Tagliare Console Table has a nice juxtaposition between a reclaimed top surface and a modern box frame below.

Rustic, repurposed wooden blocks – each carved with a unique pattern – fill the top of this slim iron frame with ruggedly intricate detail.

* Recycled wood, iron
* 30″H, 48″W, 12″D
* Imported

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy Tagliare Console Table here

Surface Table

This is one super-incredibly-thin table. It costs fifty thousand freaking dollars. Just thought I’d hit you over the head with that right up front. Lose one of those little zeroes to the left of the decimal point, and suddenly it’s much more reasonable. I don’t mean to be such a critic (I know some people spend that much or more on a car) but I still have trouble absorbing that extra zero. That said, I appreciate the technology behind such an endeavor. It’s definitely a looker.

By using state-of-the-art autosport and aerospace technology, and exploiting the inherent rigidity of layered carbon fiber, Woodgate and Barnard have created an astonishing table that spans nearly 8 feet and has a thickness of less than 1/10 of an inch. Also available in a limited run of 99 with a length of nearly 10 feet.

Designer: Terence Woodgate and John Barnard
Materials: Unidirectional carbon fiber, lacquer or wood veneer, steel legs
Dimensions: L 94.5″ x D 39.4″ x H 29.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $50,000.00
Availability: Buy Surface Table here

Claude Modular Collection from Jonathan Adler

Modular systems can offer much needed versatility to your home, and this system does so with a distinct mid century flair. A half drawer unit plus half seat (not shown) would be ultra handy in a entryway, and the look of the two-2 drawer units on a double base (shown at top) could look very nice as a bedroom dresser or console. The only drawback is it can get a bit pricey when you start adding up the costs.

White or Ebony.

Single base (26″ wide x 17″ deep x 9″ high): $195.00
Double base (59″ wide x 17″ deep x 9″ high): $395.00
2 Drawer Unit (32.5″ wide x 17″ deep x 15.5″ high): $800.00
Tray unit: $150.00
Tray Seat Cushion: $195.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $995.00
Availability: Buy Claude Modular Collection from Jonathan Adler here

Danish Dining Table

Usually dining tables are expensive–there’s a reason for this. Usually they’re made of solid wood to deal with wet objects such as spills and drink condensation. This little table isn’t too expensive, but the table top is a veneer which may not hold up over time. However, if you don’t exactly have the cash to drop on a more expensive model, this one may just do the trick and you could always have it re-veneered if necessary or even replace the whole table top with a solid wood top.

67.5 x 31.5 x 29.5 (W x D x H”)

Note: We’ve posted this table before (see Fresno Table, $1299.00) but this one is less expensive.

Purchase Information:

Price: $909.30
Availability: Buy Danish Dining Table here