The Super Gorone Desk adapts to wherever you want to set up shop… like in bed or on the couch. Anywhere!
‘Companion’ is a playful chair designed Phillip Grass.
KOHLER’s new Purefresh toilet seat has a built-in air freshener, plus two unique LED light settings to guarantee that nothing goes stink in the night ever again.
Right? Especially when you consider that this custom-made (in China), circular conference table seats 23 and features “data ports, microphones and an illuminated map of the world in a glass panel at its center.” It’s the centerpiece of the newly needed “world-class corporate meeting space” at the school. So what university would make such an extravagant purchase? Columbia? Yale? NYU? Nope. The school in question is none other than Kean University, a co-ed public school located in Northern New Jersey whose four year tuition totals something like $44,000. It’s destined to become a breeding ground for UN delegates, or at least James Bond villains.
The year was 1988 and NPR’s office was in shambles, or according to Bob Boilen, it was an “utterly horrifying ugly filthy mess.” Also, there were typewriters. And terrible chairs.
A sleek bookcase with an integrated marble bluetooth speaker. Designed by Claudio Larcher for Clique.
A master of angles, Matt W. Moore has created this beautiful pyramid for plants out of White Oak, Mahogany, and Black Walnut. A striking addition to any space, the Pyramid Terrarium is available through his home goods / furniture brand Core Deco
Designed by Kirsten Camara, the Analog Memory Desk features two large spools connected by 1100 yds of butcher paper flowing over a glass-topped, hard maple surface and frame. It is, as Kirsten explains it, “a desk to record all the small items you write down once, but intend to forget tomorrow.”
TOC Studio produced an edition of bookends in wood and steel with a Bacterio laminate exterior. The laminate was designed by Ettore Sottsass for Abet Laminati in 1978 as an expression of anti-design and the miscegenation of high and low culture. Get them here.