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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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

Kangaroo Pouch Wall Clock

Designed by David Raffoul for Fabrica, Kangaroo is a wall clock with a handy storage pouch. Made of solid wood, the timepiece is durable, handsome, and easy to match with any home decor. The design comes finished in natural oil or white paint; either choice makes a fine backdrop for the minimalist two-hand movement in black. The smooth, round clock has no markers so as not to distract from its ...

Iconic Krobo Bench Remade with New Accessories

Originally designed in 1960 by Torbjørn Afdal, the Krobo bench has been remade by Fjordfiesta Furniture and Utopia Retro Modern. The iconic furnishing is a minimalist wooden seat with a mix of sharp angles and rounded edges. Its latest incarnation is available in two lengths, two heights, and one’s choice of oak or walnut wood. For ultimate customization, one can accessorize Krobo with boxes, drawers, and pillows designed to fit ...

Masks of Mexico Furniture by Ana Jimenez

“Los Enmascarados” by Ana Jimenez is a series of CNC-cut wooden furniture that references traditional Mexican masks. All five of the designs are bright and functional as chests of drawers and end tables. “The Doubleface” represents the age-old struggle between good and evil. The naturally finished side is the good face of the asymmetrical design, standing with all of its legs on the ground. Meanwhile, the green side is the bad face, ...

Wooden Design with the Flexibility of an Office Chair

New from French design student Florian Dasras, the Leno Chair is a wooden design with the flexibility of an office chair. The slatted seat and backrest appear rigid but actually contour to the user’s body and position with the help of stretchable bands. Spools of the elastic fabric are exposed on the sides of the design, making it evident that this chair is out of the ordinary. Via Blog-Espritdesign

Sho Multifunctional Mattress by Biwei Pan

Sho, a multifunctional mattress, was designed by Biwei Pan, a student at ESAD de REIMS in France. His simple system transforms from a flat bed to a sofa and a chair with the help of a metal support rest. The lightweight latex mattress is readily adjusted and cleaned, simplifying the task of furnishing a small space. Encased in what looks like linen, the prototype has a casual, even rustic quality ...