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Indoor-Outdoor Stool and End Table

Designed by the Polish studio WitaminaD, the ½ Stool is a versatile piece of furniture that serves as a stool or an end table and can be placed indoors or outside. The two-part design is composed of a solid oak wedge seat and metal triangular base. The wood is sustainably forested and oiled, and the metal is laser-cut, zinc-plated, and powder-coated. The durable materials are a fine pair, as the ...

Broken Collection of Salvaged Wood Furniture

The Broken Collection by the Finnish designer Jalmari Laihinen is a series of rough-hewn furniture made of wood and glass. Connecting boards that were previously splintered, Laihinen transforms scraps into beautiful, functional pieces and frames the sharp edges behind glass. See the furnishings in person at Tent London. The Broken Collection will be on view at Old Truman Brewery from September 18-21, 2014.

Reusable Goal Board

The Goal Board helps individuals and groups keep an eye on their priorities. A graphic design project by the Californian studio Linear Calendar, the board is a minimalist poster with plenty of space for sticky notes. Organized by year, month, and 1-2-3-4, the design offers multiple ways of looking at the big picture. As there are no dates, the design can be used year after year. Plus, the poster is ...

Ceramic Vases Inspired by Mexican Music

Created by Sebastián Lara and Roberto Sedano in the workshop of Adrian Guerrero, EL TRIO is a series of three vases inspired by traditional Mexican iconography. The vases resemble a band of singers and a guitarist, all dressed in suit and tie. Molded and then cut, fired, and glazed, the earthenware is finely crafted by hand and polished in white. Glimpse the artists’ process behind the scenes on Youtube.

Wire and Leather Rocking Chair

Revamped by Belgian studio Muller Van Severen, the rocking chair gets a minimalist upgrade. This two-part design is made up of a slender wire frame and a slingback rest in sunny yellow leather. Simply gorgeous. Check out Muller Van Seversen’s website to find the nearest retailer.

Flat-packed Tables Made of Solid Wood and Steel

Flat-packed furnishings are an investment when they come from Soapbox. Their American-made designs are crafted from solid wood and steel, and the pieces can be assembled without the use of tools. The resulting furniture is both durable and easy to move. Soapboxes’ two latest creations, the self-explanatory Short and Tall Tables, are no exception. The stylish pieces come in one’s choice of walnut, cherry or maple wood and stand on ...

Cooking Table For a Minimalist Kitchen Experience

Designed by Moritz Putzier, the Cooking Table is a multifunctional table with a bench and storage bowls. The table features a treated wooden tabletop with a gas burner in the middle. Built into either side are wire supports for hanging all sorts of kitchen supplies. A separate piece, the bench provides a small workspace and a place to sit when the meal is ready. The ceramic storage bowls are sealed ...

Italian Lamp Inspired by Milk Bottles

Pestrin is a suspended lamp designed by Nicolò Zavagno and made in Italy. The name derives from a Venetian word for a place where people would traditionally go to buy milk. Inspired by the shape of milk bottles, the lamp has a curved porcelain form with a beech wooden stopper. The minimalist design hangs on a cord of white fabric. Available in white, gray, and orange, the lamp is a ...

Proplamp Sets the Stage for Creativity

Proplamp is a papery suspended lamp designed and made by Erwin Zwiers and Margje Teeuwen. The lighting hangs from the ceiling, softly illuminating the room. Made of a round sheet of biodegradable nonwoven material, the shade comes pre-shaped and can be crumpled again and again so that the design is a dynamic “prop” for staging the scene for any occasion, from a cozy night in to a surreal dinner party. ...

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.