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Furniture does not have to be boring

"Voluptuous, alluring shapes", "burst of creativity", "slightly dangerous stance" - are we talking about furniture here? The wooden boxes that support our bums? That, and much more. Witness some attractive examples, courtesy of this Japanese site:

for more of "car parts" furniture, click here

Watch that lamp! It's getting away!

Even a used musical instrument can become a solid decoration feature:

(image credit: Exler)


It all starts with a door handle:

and the entry wool rug:

(image credit: happy ant)

Krazy Kitchens

Well, maybe in the 20s they had kitchens like these:

(image credit: vintagephoto)

Compare it with the modern Italian design -
"Zaha Hadid's Futuristic Z. Island Kitchen" from the Milan Furniture Fair:

(image credit: Gizmag)

or this spiced-up kitchen / cooking island:
(read more here)

(image credit: BornRich)

The compact CIRCULAR kitchen contains everything you need, and then conveniently "rolls up" into a tube:

(image credit: ImpactLab)

Times change, including the kitchen sink:

Your "inner biker" would thank you:

For the latest in hi-tech shower designs see this page.
For example, Trendir's color-therapy shower:

Sure, it looks very soothing and neat, but I don't mind a normal functional shower room, as long as it not like this one:

(image credit: Worth1000)

Continuing our tour...

Passing the kid's room:
(Furniture with "holes" - Sahura Adahi's "Cave" creation)

(image credit: Sakura Adahi, via inventorspot)

Tetris shelving:
Created by Tetrad Mega Shelving - just like in Tetris game, it can have very many combinations.
(thanks, DesignPublic)

Another shelving idea:

(image credit: Kibardin Design)

Passing your office, where you're daily killing yourself at work.
Here is furniture that's ready for your... demise:

This shelving unit is easily convertible into a coffin.
(a slightly morbid piece from furniture designer William Warren)

...making sure hamsters are comfortable:

The Ultimate TV Bed

We arrive at the centerpiece of our "show-home" today. The sweet dream of every hot-blooded Oprah fan out there (including the guys from "Ocean's 13"). Here is how this couch / TV combo works:

and if the bed feels too lonely, here is the ultimate pillow:
(sweet dreams included)

(image credit: club.sohu)


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Blogger Rémi said...

You forget the Tetris Shelving!


A little bit pricy...

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, do you know where I can get this walking wall lamp?
I want it!

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Tetris furniture is great... will include in next post.

not sure where to get the lamp...

Anonymous tangle said...

Ok, I've decided that the new house will have the aquarium sink and jellyfish stools at the breakfast bar. And the anemone beanbag chair in there somewhere.

Anonymous Bruce said...

Nice collection...especially the tv lift from under the bed. You dont have to get that 007 to hide your lcd. Here are a few other options I found of lifts that look hide the lcd well


Something a little more refined...


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