Furniture

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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Give the gift of imagination with Nugget furniture for kids

Nugget, at first blush, is a soft sofa for children. But it’s actually a flexible, portable, changeable set of cushions that transform from simple seating for playing video games to a play fort to a stage for rock-star performances to everything in between.  Nugget consists of lightweight pieces that can be rearranged in multiple shapes …

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Disc-O-Beds are portable bunk beds for kids and adults

There are a few things that I dreamed about having when I was a kid. A tree house, a moped, LEGO, and bunk beds. So far, the only item from that list that I’ve gotten as an adult is the LEGO, but now that I’ve seen the Disc-O-Beds, I just might fulfill my childhood wish for bunk …

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This guitar stool/stand is for the guitarist with deep pockets

This beautiful stool with built-in guitar stand is handmade in the US by fillingham, an Etsy store.  The Guitar Stool/Guitar Stand is made to order from “wood, walnut, ash, felt, cork, and yacht braid.”  fillingham says:  “Hardwood surfaces (walnut and ash) are finished with a custom, hand rubbed finish that improves with age and use. …

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SitGo is the chair you need while waiting in line for an iPhone 7 tomorrow

I wish I had a SitGo to test tomorrow when I’ll be going to my local Verizon store around 6am to wait in line to (hopefully) buy an iPhone 7. Julie, what’s a SitGo you ask? It’s what inventor Jon Webb calls a portable resting solution, but I like to call it a one-legged tripod …

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This oversized book is really a stool

The next time you need extra seating for guests, you can pull a book off your bookcase and voila, instant stool. No, I’m not delusional. It’s called Bookniture, which is a clever name for these “books” that are made of kraft paper that opens up to create a weight-bearing stool that you can sit on. …

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Add a little “BAM!” and “POW!” to your walls with this Batman bookshelf

Hey, all you superhero fans! Add a little superhero flare to your “batcave” with this decorative Batman bookshelf. This is a handcrafted item made of wood, measures 47 inches wide x 20 inches tall x 8 inches deep, and appears to come in two separate pieces. The Dark Knight Batman Bookshelf is available in three …

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