very little here

nendo

This is beautiful. Japanese design studio Nendo, created a chair made of hollowed-out pieces of wood covering a metal frame.  The legs of the chair are only 15 mm in diameter. For more details and photos checkout Dezeen.

thx-1138 in style

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I am not sure how comfortable it is but, if it looks this good, does it matter? Designed by Lucas Saule.

BTW there is also a matching chair.

the Ultimate folding table

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Designed by Italian Lodovico Bernardi.

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set up your desk

Benjamin-Hubert

A beautiful desk lamp by London designer Benjamin Hubert for Decode London. These are nice, heavy concrete and amazing. For more photos go here.

Via Dezeen.

open air modern opens its doors

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Our good friends at Open Air Modern are opening their doors this weekend, with an official “party” opening next week. Make sure to head over there if you are in the need for books, furniture, lighting, and a good time! Matt, the owner of OAM, is really cool and extremely knowledegable about everything they have. It’s not one of those “hipster” snotty inventory selling stores. So check them out here if you need directions.

Currently available now, DANISH MODERN EXECUTIVE STYLE WALNUT DESK(pictured above) $850.00 buy now

ikea 2010

ikea

Decorate your new cheap Williamsburg condo with the new 2010 Ikea Catalog.

The entire catalog is online so check it now.

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The Grizzly-Bear Chair

And you thought you were the first one to think out of the box.

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rolf sachs’s hair and snakes inspired work

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“Rita wig lamp” left,  and “constrictor” right, are just two of Rolf Sachs works. Check out his site to see and learn more about the artist.

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Noel Duigan’s throNE

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Every player needs a throne… Check out designer Noel Duigan’s collection of furniture. Ex UAE military turned designer, who studied in Italy has created some interesting combinations. Check out his site to see all the styles, there are so many to choose from.

low down….

The product is 100% made in Italy, all my original designs.  Beech wood, fire resistant foam and fabric.
Bespoke pieces available on request, also do children’s range, and beds. Available for delivery anywhere in the world. Currently I am located in Dubai, but trying to get set up in LA.

outstock design

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Design collective Outstock Design (who were part of Milan 09) created this nice simple chair.

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design is in Meat(packing)

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This Weekend May 14-17th don’t miss ‘NY local’, an exhibition curated by designboom that presents the work of some of the big apple’s best transplants, expats, design veterans and rising stars.
‘NY local’ is part of an off-site event program in the meatpacking district.

Make sure to check out the work by TWBE’s friend Matt Gagnon ( “grid wall” featured above)
Matt’s work can be described as complex concepts executed elegently.(that’s just me)

Here’s the list:
lindsey adelman
matt gagnon
paul loebach
kiel mead
alissia melka-teichroew
jason miller
takeshi miyakawa
RBW (RichBrilliantWilling)
garth roberts
john truex
matthew weatherly

cracked gold

dylan-tree-table

This amazing table designed by Dylan Gold was part of LA’s Modern Design Functions Exhibition, Check out all his work on his site and for more coverage of the show, go here.

be careful where you sit, really

cactus-chair

This is from a Milan Design Week Preview on Core77.

Prickly Chairs by Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers at Designersblock

more images after the jump.

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have a seat

urban-outfitters

We’re not sure what’s going on over at Urban, but they have stepped it up a bit. The catalogs are tasty and the products are surprising. I know the urban uk carries some high(er) end designs and it now looks like the U.S. site has some nice things as well. For example, this Acacia Wood Twist Stool.

“Hand-carved and completely eco-friendly is this Twist Stool, made from the thick branches of the quick-growing Acacia tree in Thailand – where each branch is cut and carved to order (allowing the tree to continue growing). ”

Click here to buy for $220.00

Almost Horny for this table

ram-head-table

If this table had been made from two actual ram’s heads instead of brass and glass, it would have been on another level.

Details here

via, BoingBoing

Reyes will customize your bed

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Reyes sent us over images of a newly completed project he did involving a seriously fresh customization of a japanese flat bed.  Here’s what he had to say:

“Recently I undertook another interior design project, this time on a japanese flat bed. The client loved the work so much they purchased a painting from me to complete their bedroom motif. The interior design projects are a great use of my painting abilities, keep an eye out for a new signature line of tables, benches and chairs by yours truly. thanks to Julio,Ann, and Dylan Maddux”

More info on Reyes here, and a couple more images after the jump

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a very cool table and chairs

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Galets created by the French designer Ludovic Renson features a low roto-molded table and stools. They are chrome-painted with a bamboo insert on the surface.

Minimal and Sleek

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I noticed this chair the other day at Georgia Tapert Living in Soho.  Designed by Charles Constantine, the chair is crafted from Solid Maple and Natural Rubber and—given the look—is surprisingly comfortable to sit in.  More information here and here.

stack your pad

lowrider

Ooch Chair from the mind of Sam Sannia, whose other designs are equally quirky and similarly intriguing. Check out his website for more info on Sannia.

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