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Office Furniture Upcycled from Outdated Mac Computers

These benches are made of solid wood and aluminum desktop towers. Originally created for a freecycle event in Freiburg, Germany, the furnishings are designed and crafted by Klaus Geiger. Each piece upcycles two outdated Mac computer cases with perforated front plating. The industrial components serve as the base and open to reveal storage space. Smoothly integrated with a polished plank of wood, the seating shows that good design can outlive ...

Boreas Waterproof Bags

Borea’s new collection, the Waterproof line, introduces two new bags: the Echo and the Monterey. Both designs are made of a comfortable EVA foam mold and 210- and 420-D nylon ripstop kiss coat with TPU coating. The bags’ construction makes them durable, sleek, and, of course, waterproof. The Echo is the lighter option of the two, a daypack for commuting and urban travel ($139.99). The Monterey ($164.99), on the other ...

Minimalist WOO Toys by Vrtíška Žák

Czech designer Vrtíška Žák created WOO Toys as minimalist decor for children. The solid wooden sculptures represent an airplane, a bulldozer, and a sailboat, each symbolizing air, earth, and water, respectively. The pieces are feature both naturally finished and colorful veneered accents, available in red or black. WOO Toys made their first big public appearance at Prague earlier this October at Designblock 2014.

Geometric Duale Dining Table

The Duale Dining Table was created by Luca Binaglia, the designer behind this Italian modular furniture. Balancing on a geometric metal base, the table offers a generous space for up to eight people. The oak wood tabletop is double-faced so that one side is naturally finished and the other is painted in one’s choice of yellow, blue, black, or white. Find the bright design at Formabilio for €750.

Anda Contemporary Inflatable Armchair

Created by the Jerusalem-based designer Tehila Guy, Anda is notable student project and a contemporary take on an inflatable armchair. Refreshing the retro image of inflatable seating, the see-through chair stands on split wooden legs which lend the design a more natural look and stable base. The sturdy design is convenient to move as well. Anda is a lightweight, flat-packed item that’s easy to assemble and carry from one space ...

Beoplay A2, Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The portable Beoplay A2 speaker was designed by the Scandinavian brand Bang & Olufsen for their B&O Play line of music accessories. The lightweight device offers Bluetooth compatibility, True 360 surround sound, and 22 hours of continuous playback. Outfitted with a leather strap, the speaker can hang or lay flat and is easily adaptable to new spaces and situations. The intuitive design is available from B&O PLAY for $399. Find ...

Multifunctional Indoor Stoop

Made in Brooklyn by Thing Industries, the Indoor Stoop is a shelf and step ladder for climbing, seating, and storage. The versatile piece of furniture can be used by people or pets. Minimally designed in white, the stoop features strong siding and perforated pegboard drawers. Any other decoration is up to the user to imagine. Via Minimalissimo

Two-Part “Bito” Tables by Nicola Conti

The collection Bito Tables was created by Nicola Conti, an Italian designer based in Pesaro. Three tables are made of plywood and oak, a contemporary blend of materials. The tabletops are split into two parts, a colorful pastel side and a naturally finished counterpart. Below, the colorful side also sports a single painted leg. The two halves of the designs can be pulled apart, revealing the dowels that hold them ...

DIY Decorative Rug by Stefan Auberg

The Rug is a DIY home decor project Dutch designer Stefan Auberg. The design engages consumers, inviting them to trim the fabric away with the accompanying pile shavers. Trimming through layers of blue, pink, and green, users will create textured art that can be further textured and changed over time.

Hardwood Sumo Chair by Benwu Studio

The Sumo chair is strong and balanced like a good wrestler. The Benwu Studio design cheekily references the posture and attire of sumo wrestler’s through its squat frame and the sloping shape of its back support and armrest. Made of hardwood, the armchair is just as durable as traditional rosewood designs but also more sustainable and affordable. The seating is crafted in China without the use of glue or hardware, ...