FURNISHINGS

Son of a Bench by Blu Dot

This bench is fantastic. It’s made of interlocking loops of hot-rolled steel coated in glossy black rubber.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1299
Availability: Buy Son of a Bench by Blu Dot here

Vincent Twin Sleeper

Here’s a little love seat that pulls out to make a twin bed. (Shown on the left in Linen and on the right in Graphite).

“Roomy enough to loveseat two, its slim angled arms and comfy back would never lead you to believe there’s a full-length twin bed hiding inside. Comfy bi-fold coil mattress with foam cushion. Tailored slubby linen look in graphite; optional total seal protection. A great extra piece in bedroom or office. Also in natural linen.”

eco-friendly construction:
Certified sustainable, kiln-dried hardwood frame
Seat cushion is multilayer soy- or plant-based polyfoam

features:
Poly fabric: graphite
Twin bi-fold 5.25″ mattress
Mortise and tenon joinery
Benchmade in USA

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $999
Availability: Buy Vincent Twin Sleeper here

Cubic Shelf

I love love love these modern free standing shelves. I think the key to these is that you really need the space in a room to have them set away from the wall with enough room walk around all sides comfortably

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Fixed or swivel bookcase, with square base. Matt lacquered wooden structure available in black, white or cappuccino, in 4 different heights. Max load: 7 kgs (15 lbs) per shelf.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $602-$2300
Availability: Buy Cubic Shelf here

Ringside Stool

I always find it interesting when mass retailers sell one of a kind pieces. In this case, CB2 is selling these little stools from 100% reclaimed sal wood retrieved from “older village buildings in India as newer construction moves in”.

“Sanded smooth with matte wax finish. Some cracking and darkening may occur over time. All ready to go, no assembly required.”

Holds up to 200 lbs distributed evenly.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $99.95
Availability: Buy Ringside Stool here

FIberglass Side Table

This is a perfect little side table at a nice little price point.

“Mod-inspired fiberglass side table, constructed in a lightweight hourglass design and polished with clean, smooth edges. Top it with a lamp or plant, keep it plain and simple, or use it as decorative seating! The sturdy flat-top surface is ideal for just about anything! ”

12.5″w, 12.5″d, 16.5″h

Purchase Information:

Price: $78.00
Available from: Urban Outfitters

Loop Chair by Willy Guhl

I want this outdoor chair so bad I can’t see straight.

“Designed by Willy Guhl, 1968, the Loop Chair is made from an asbestos free cement bond (Eternit) and is well suited for both indoor and outdoor use.

The corresponding Loop Table fits neatly inside the chair’s frame for storage.”

Dimensions: 26″H x 21.5″W x 18″D

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $890.00
Availability: Buy Loop Chair by Willy Guhl here

Shrine Shoe Rack by Fernando A. Robert

I saw this at this year’s ICFF and was instantly drawn to the idea of highlighting a few pair of special shoes. If I had any room in my house for a walk in closet I would definitely use the shrine shoe rack.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $29.99
Availability: Buy Shrine Shoe Rack by Fernando A. Robert here

HutJ Camila Rocker by Matthew Kroeker

I’ve meant to post this ages ago. Not only does this armless rocker look incredibly relaxing, it’s also lovely to look at. Plus, with space big enough to curl up on, it’s a natural choice for a living room lounge chair.

available in 10 colors.
Materials: Steam bent Black Walnut frame with bent plywood seat shell. Upholstered with Kvadrat fabric by Maharam

$2,250.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,250.00
Availability: Buy HutJ Camila Rocker by Matthew Kroeker here

Re-vive Table Legs

Hmm. Four steel clamps (‘revived’ production equipment) are improvised legs for whatever surface you might find. They can be attached and removed easily and have an adjustable height of 15.75″ to 19″. While this allows for a fair amount of creativity, the material requires a certain appreciation of industrial elements. Not everyone wants steel clamps as table legs, but for the select few of you that do, I’m sure you’ll have fun deciding what your table top will be.

materials: 100% steel, powder coating, toughened plastic
dimensions: legs adjustable to a height of 15.75″ – 19″ (I’d say this is more of a coffee/cocktail table height, fyi.)

$160.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $160.00
Availability: Buy Re-vive Table Legs here

Rikyu Jubako Table by Conde House

One of my favorite things at ICFF this year was interesting paint treatments to simple wood furniture. It sort of evokes a feeling of Shaker simplicity with modern shapes. As far as I know this particular piece didn’t show at ICFF, but the variegated color scheme reminds me of some of the great pieces I saw earlier this year.

Designer: Ted Boerner

Standard Size:

W 13″ D 13″ H 18 1/2″

Standard Woods:

Outside: Lacquer finish

Inside: Walnut, White Oak

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,620
Availability: Buy Rikyu Jubako Table by Conde House here

Hans Tables by Jonathan Adler

Whoa, these sure cost a lot more than I was expecting. The perspective is a bit off since I spliced the three together in one image, but you can see how they have a lot of presence, mostly due to the shape and patina, but also because they are solid brass. That means they probably would break your toe if you ran into them rather than toppling over.

Monumental Modernism.
Three striking silhouettes in a blackened finish inspired by the work of Jonathan’s favorite potter, Hans Coper. Made from solid brass with a black patina and hand-rubbed edges.

Blackened brass, Hand rubbed brass edges

Hans Pedestal Table (16.25″ wide x 18″ high) $795.00,
Buy it here.
Hans Hourglass Table (16.25″ wide x 16″ high), $895.00,
Buy it here.
Hans Barbell Table (16.25″ wide x 14″ high), $895.00,
Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $795.00-$895.00
Availability: Buy Hans Tables by Jonathan Adler here

Draper Sofa, Parlour Chair, etc.

Goodness, who knew such a smattering of mid century inspired furniture would be still be showing up in new collections?

paperclip side table, $199.00, Buy it here.
draper sofa, $799.00, Buy it here.
conical floor lamp, $169.00, Buy it here.

parlour chair, $699.00, Buy it here.
acacia mini bar, $399.00, Buy it here.

Agung Chair

I’ve no idea why the retailer in Europe has it marked so much lower than the US one, but this chair is quite lovely. Maybe it’s not the best choice for anyone short on floorspace, but its curves certainly command a long glance and look to hold a person comfortably.

Designed by Roderick Vos.
Manufactured by Driade.
Painted steel frame with a natural wicker finishing.
themodernstyle (marked at € 799.00)

available colors and finishes:
structure is painted steel covered with natural wicker
designed by Roderick Vos
35.6″w x 29.9″h x 45″d

$1817.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: &euro1817.00
Availability: Buy Agung Chair here

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Bookworm Shelf

Ron Arad’s Bookworm Shelf is not new, of course, but it might worth considering for your library. It’s still an interesting and ‘fun’ sort of piece for displaying books.

Bookworm is a flexible bookshelf that can be constructed in various shapes. Its curvy structure is durable, functional, and eye-catching. Approximately 20 pounds can be stored between each of the seven bookend supports. Mounting hardware included. Made by Kartell of batch-dyed fire-retardant PVC. Assembly required.

Size: Each shelf: 8″w; As shown: 28h x 48w x 8″d

$425.00 ($382.50 Members), Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $425.00
Availability: Buy Bookworm Shelf here

Buy 1, Get 1 Free

A few outdoor items are available for the ‘Buy 1, Get 1 Free’ offer from DWR today to August 1, 2009.

Luxembourg Side Chair, $250.00, Buy it here.

Veneto Dining Armchair, $600.00, Buy it here.

Marais Stool 30 in., $300.00, Buy it here.

[posted by katie]

More information:

View Buy 1, Get 1 Free here