Designed by Jerszy Seymour in 2004 / Polypropylene with fiberglass reinforcement.
- Whether a sculptural noir Philippe Starck or bright-hued minimalist number suits your fancy, there's a dashing modern chair for everyone inside.
- Beanbag chairs are mainstays in most family rooms, dens, and children's rooms and it's no wonder since they're casual, comfortable, and easy to move.
- The tool that folds the curve of the back of the chair is the most dramatic, but it is no more essential than the others, which trim the edges, cut the holes, and add a final soft angle to the…
Anyone who’s ever played in a household appliance box knows that cardboard is perhaps the most kid-friendly building material around—and it’s used here to great effect. Precious, but not too precious, architectural, but not too severe, the easily constructed Villa Julia just might be the perfect playhouse.
The tiny chimney and fireplace are among the classy details that make this design a hit with all ages.
The Villa’s cardboard construction means it’s easy to “customize.” Coloring in the walls is good; tearing out a window frame or bending an entire wall, not so much. We estimate the Villa’s lifespan to be two to three years, tops.
Eighteen-month-old Oliver was the perfect fit for the Villa Julia’s compact interior, but we suspect that he–and older, bigger kids–would soon outgrow it.
Designed by Michael Graves for Alessi in 1985, this water kettle is Alessi's best-selling item.
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This model has nice curves. The high back exaggerates the design and provides support, while the shallow frame allows it to fit into smaller areas. Available in over 2,000 environmentally friendly fabrics and numerous fillings. Also available in custom sofa version.