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5 Fancy Storage Furniture Solutions

You know the stuff, the stuff that is necessary but not so pretty. Here are five fancy storage suggestions to hide your not-so-fancy stuff.
May 22, 2013
dod furniture focus sideboard

Furniture Focus: Dwell on Design 2013

Every summer, Dwell on Design hosts regional, national, and international designers who show off their wares and demonstrate their unique processes. In June 2013, we'll showcase home goods and furniture from Europe, Scandinavia, New Zealand, the States and beyond—a few examples of which we'd like to share here. Tickets and information can be found here.
May 21, 2013
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Zieharsofika Seating by Meike Harde

Do you find regular cushions too staid? Are you bored by furniture with only one purpose? Meet Zieharsofika, the upholstery prototype by German designer Meike Harde. She’s manipulated flat foam mats into playful volumes by securing them with contrasting rubber bands, all propped on a basic wooden stool. With only three materials, construction of the pieces is relatively simple, yet the end result is complex: Use each one as a bench, an ottoman, and a magazine rack.
May 21, 2013
rod weave chairs noho

Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013

With a bevy of design fairs taking place in New York this week, it was impossible to venture far in the city without stumbling across an exhibition of new design. From Wanted to ICFF, we criss-crossed the island to cover it all. Saturday, we pounded the pavement in NoHo to scope out the goods on view as part of the 4-day Noho Design District show curated by Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer of Sight Unseen. The hip downtown neighborhood is a design destination, luring tourists and natives alike interested in getting a sneak peek of what’s to come from young designers. Click through for a look at some of our NDD picks.
May 20, 2013
murphy sofa

How to Shop for a Sofa

Down cushions? Hardwood frame? New York City interior designer Timothy Brown gives us a quick tutorial on what to inspect when you’re inspecting.
May 20, 2013
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Handmade Woven Furniture by León León

With summer fast approaching, Mexico City furniture design studio León León's bright, handmade woven pieces are incredibly appealing.
May 18, 2013
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Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler

Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael, California—and a built-in excuse to acquire more furniture.
May 17, 2013

Carl Hansen + Maharam x 20

See all twenty iterations of the classic Hans Wegner Shell chair for Carl Hansen & Son, remade with Maharam fabric.
May 17, 2013
modern folding chair for small spaces by folditure

More Hideaway Furniture from Folditure

Meet Tilt, the newest design by Folditure. Much like the company's other furniture designed for small-spaces, the chair collapses into a compact, easy-to-store size. When it's folded flat it's just .62 inches thick—a boon for apartment dwellers. "Big inspirations for the tilt were the bridges of New York City, which have captured my imagination ever since I can remember," says designer Alexander Gendell.
May 16, 2013
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