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Laceup Leather Shoemaker Chair

The Shoemaker chair is adjustable thanks to its shoe-inspired lace and eyelet system. Created by Martín Azúa, the piece offers a backrest and sloping arms form comfort. The design stands on coppery legs, gently contrasting with the matte leather seat which is made from a single hide.

Top 10 Home Office Desks

These aren’t just desks; they’re inspiration. They give a boost to your workflow and your sense of connection to the tools of your trade, whether you work in a traditional office or in the comfort of your own home. Here are ten of GBlog’s top desks to do the job right. Worknest by Wiktoria Lenart This modular piece of furniture fluidly transforms from a desk to a gardening table or ...

Wood and Aluminum Desk with Built-in Lamp

The Ring Desk by Codalagni Design Studio is made of wood and aluminum and features a built-in lamp fashioned from the same materials. The innovative desk showcases the natural ash with matte veneer and the sleek aluminum with a white powder-coated finish. Distinct yet simple, the design adapts to fit almost any home office decor.

Steps Seat and Side Table System by Geof Ramsay

Geof Ramsay reimagined a small staircase as seating with built-in tables, creating Steps, a plywood stair-seat with black upholstery. The versatile design comes with three cushions and a removable back support board. There is space for storage underneath and on top of the minimalist design. Photography by Christina Arsenault

Moulds Lighting by Czech Designers Jan and Henry

A standout from this year’s Milan Design Week, Moulds—from designers Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus—is a minimalist take on pendant lights. Light fixtures tend to overshadow the glassmaking involved in their production, but Moulds center-stages its artisanal, oak-mold glassblowing. Each piece in the series descends abruptly into the wooden mold, where the fixture’s energy figuratively and literally resides, ending with a hollow, glass bulb that reflects an intention of serenity ...

Functional Home Decor by 5Lab

Based in Barcelona, Spain, 5LAB is run by design duo Roberto Paparcone and Iñigo Gómez. Two of their latest designs, Olivia and the SRack, exemplify the studio’s marriage of functionality and play. Olivia is a table set with a black wooden base and two looking glasses in red and white. The pair of mirrors slide into the grooves of the base for easy display and use. Similar to this modular ...

Niche Modern’s Crystal Lighting Collection

Niche Modern’s latest lighting series, the Crystalline Collection, is inspired by crystal structures, calla lilies, and treasure troves. Hand-blown in New York, the glass pendant lamps catch the eye with their sharp angles and bright hues. The lamps come in four shapes, eight colors, and two voltage levels. The lamps are dimmable and compatible with low-energy bulbs such as the Plumen compact fluorescent light bulb and Niche Modern’s own incandescent ...

The Beat-Shelf By Van Tjalle En Jasper

Dutch design duo Van Tjalle en Jasper challenged themselves to answer: “What would be the most iconic universal sign that could represent life?”  Well, it has to be the heartbeat line of course. With the intention of simplifying the icon without losing its power, the Beat-Shelf was born. Its iconic shape of angles and spikes makes it quite the extra functional bookshelf as one can place any reading material in ...

A Wooden Writing Desk with a Secret

The Wynd Writing Desk is a sleek piece of furniture by the Manhattan-based designer Piet Houtenbos. Made of European beech wood, the desk exudes natural elegance. Practical as well as polished, the slim design unfolds to present a compartment for keeping thin items such as a notebook or laptop. Simply press the wooden center, where a peek of the green felt is visible, to push down the storage mechanism, activating ...

Picture Frame Chair

Designed by Ola Giertz for the Swedish company Materia, Frame is a chair with an open rectangular structure instead of a traditional back and sides. The unorthodox, picture-frame-like shape allows the user to sit however is comfortable and gives the overall design a heightened sense of wonder. The chair stands on wooden legs, a subtle base for the monolith that is its Kvadrat-upholstered seat. Available in blue, green, and gray, ...