Furniture

The Gaston Floating Secretary Desk gives you an office even when you have no room for one

NEWS – The Gaston Floating Secretary Desk is a perfect addition to a bedroom, small living room, or even a tiny home – anywhere you need a desk workspace but don’t have room for one.  This desk mounts to the wall and folds away when you don’t need to work.  When needed, the front folds …

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Save space with this table that has a built-in Bluetooth speaker

NEWS – Do you lack the space for a Bluetooth speaker? It’s no problem with the Sierra Modern Home Studio Smart Table which has a Bluetooth speaker and the controls built right into the table. But what’s great is that it’s not a regular Bluetooth speaker. It’s a 360° Bluetooth speaker that will fill a room with …

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The Synca Wellness massage chair will relieve your tension in style

NEWS – For many years I have played around with cost-effective solutions to create a comfortable and effective massage chair. Whenever I get home from a long photo or video shoot or sometimes after a tense day at work, nothing feels better than a heated back massage. Over the years, I have tried the portable …

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Life is too short for dumb nightstands – Part Deux!

A couple months ago, we told you about the Indiegogo project for the Sobro Smart Side Tables, complete with nightlight, Bluetooth speakers, built-in wireless charger and USB, USB-C, and AC outlets, locking drawer, and refrigerator drawer – and all controlled with an app.  The biggest drawback is the wait time for the project to be funded …

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Is TableCoaster the ultimate anti-spill drink holder?

The same folks who created the CouchCoaster we told you about earlier this year have introduced the TableCoaster. Even when sitting on a flat, stable table top, it’s possible to knock your drink over – and always on your computer, phone, or important papers it seems.  That won’t happen with the TableCoaster. Unlike a regular, flat …

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Life is also too short for dumb coffee tables!

We recently told you about the Sobro smart nightstands Indiegogo project.  (My geek side won out over my design plan, and I’m waiting for my pledge for two of the nightstands to be fulfilled in October of this year.)  As it turns out, Sobro already has some experience with smart furniture, because they also used …

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This gives new comfort to sleeping on the couch

When space is limited in your home, you need furnishings that do double duty.  This product from CouchBed is the ideal product for folks living in a tiny home, a studio apartment, or for those without a guest room.  As the name suggests, the CouchBed is a couch that easily converts to a bed. The …

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BDI media cabinets incorporate ventilated shelves and cord control

We recently bought a new media cabinet for our living room.  I was tired of the old, dark veneered, 14″-off-the-ground DIY unit we had for years.  I wanted something of furniture quality, and I wanted a style that would complement the Mid-Century modern decorating style of my house.  I looked no further than BDI, because …

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Aalo is reinventing furniture literally one piece at a time

  Buying new furniture is never fun and it’s usually full of compromises. Affordability usually equals both, reduced quality and boring designs. And custom furniture is out of reach for most of us. Aalo has designed Lego-like furniture that is simple, durable and customizable without the compromises. Interlocking and interchangeable parts allow you to choose …

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Forget Murphy beds – check out these Murphy doors!

Murphy doors aren’t quite the same as a Murphy bed; they utilize a door to add shelving, but the storage isn’t necessarily hidden away.  There are several varieties of Murphy doors.  Some look like a built-in bookcase, some look like free-standing bookshelves.  Some have the storage visible in the room; others have the storage on …

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Always have a stable place for your coffee cup and phone with this wooden arm rest table

The LOHNtech store at Etsy has another idea for adding a stable place to set your drink without needing to add a table to your room.  Just lay the laser-cut arm rest table over the arm of your sofa or chair (or flat out on the sofa cushion beside you), and you can rest your …

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This murphy bed folds down into a console instead of requiring a full wall cabinet

A few years ago, The Gadgeteer had a story about a build-it-yourself murphy bed that was a popular read.  If you aren’t the handy type but still need the convenience of a hide-away bed, you need to check out the Bristol Queen Storage Murphy Bed with Mattress from Wayfair.  The Bristol is a piece of furniture …

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