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NewspaperWood by Mieke Meijer

Mieke Meijer’s NewspaperWood is made of made glued newspaper. Returning paper to a robust form, the material echoes the qualities of natural wood and is even marked with its own intricate grain of white and gray. See NewspaperWood in context in these furniture designs for Vij5. Via Yatzer

Wooden Bar Stool Inspired by Deer Antlers

Designed by Oscar Pipson, the Elka is a wooden bar stool inspired by deer antlers. The chair’s organic blend of smooth and sharp angles echoes the curvature of antlers. Made of CNC-cut European Beech and supported by stainless steel pins, the seat is naturally elegant and strong.

On, Performance Running Shoe

On is a running shoe brand founded by World Duathlon Champion and Ironman Winner Olivier Bernhard and his friends David Allemann and Caspar Coppetti. The young company launched in 2010. Since then, their active designs have won awards and been worn while setting World Championship records. The company is growing, and so is their range of shoes. Their Cloudster is made for fun runs, Cloudracer for competitive running, Clourdrunner for ...

Skateboard-Inspired Half Pipe Desk

Designed by Eric Pfeiffer, the Half Pipe Desk draws inspiration from skateboards. The reference is clear in its curved wooden tabletop. The beautiful board-inspired surface doesn’t let papers slip by while providing a generous workspace. On top of the desktop, there is a white riser shelf with yellow compartments for storing and organizing office supplies. Below, there is a second shelf for larger items…or tired feet. Find the design online ...

Multifunctional Wooden Ladder with Wool Pocket

Designed by Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte, the Belvedere is a handsome wooden ladder accompanied by a square of wool. The piece can lean against an interior wall and is sturdy enough to serve as an elevated seat. The rungs can be used traditionally, as steps to the top, or decoratively, as tiers of shelving. The multifunctional wool can stretch across the bottom and hold lightweight items or wrap around the rungs as ...

Urban Hen House

As the trend of raising chickens in urban environments continues to grow, the need for a spatially economical coop rises. DEFRA and RSPCA require certain amounts of space for the birds, and for some, proper housing for a chicken can be too costly. The affordable, environmentally friendly design comes from Lucinda Bateman, with Made in Brunel. The rustic yet distinctly post-modern frame of the piece in no way intrudes upon ...

Contemporary Bear Table and Bench

Designed by Daniel Lewis Garcia, the Bear Table is a sloping contemporary design in the shape of a grizzly bear. The piece is functional as a side table or a bench and provides storage and display underneath. CNC-cut from maple plywood, the mod design has a distinct shape and clean look with round edges and a gently warm finish. Photography by Brian Winchester

Marble Surfboards

These marble surfboards were collaboratively designed by the fashion label Alexander Wang and the Australian surfing brand Haydenshapes. Produced in a limited edition run, the hypto krypto boards were each handcrafted to perfection. Now on display in AW’s New York City flagship, the boards accompany a wire cage, a wave sculpture, and, of course, luxury accessories “washed up” on the black sand beach.

Earphones 3D Printed from Mobile App

Customizable via mobile app, Normal earphones are 3D printed for the perfect fit and color combination. The process can be done over the web and will be offered in the brand’s New York City storefront starting Saturday, August 9th, 2014. Either way, production is quick and easy, though customers at the brick-and-mortar venue get the added experience of watching their new music essential being made in minutes. Normal’s mobile app ...

Flat-Packed Furniture Assembled without Tools

New from the London-based multidisciplinary studio Bright Potato, Peg is a line of flat-packed furniture made from aerospace aluminum and hardwood pegs. The pegs insert into the metal frames for easy assembling, no tools required. The collection includes a bench, a coffee table, a desk, a dining table, and a stool. Available in a variety of bold colors, the designs come with maple, white oak, or black walnut legs in ...