August 24th, 2015

Not long ago, strict hospital visitor policies prevented family from keeping a close watch on their loved ones. Staying overnight in the patient room was nearly unheard of. But today, healthcare organizations are recognizing the value of adding loved ones to the patient’s support team.

Palisade furniture was designed to encourage guest participation in the healing process. It creates an accommodating setting within the patient room and supports the needs of guests.

November 30th, 2012

Kare Frandsen’s “Cradle” eventually transforms into a chair once the child outgrows it and learns to sit.  

November 26th, 2012

Kids grow very fast, which means that  parents usually have to get new furniture very often. The Smart Kid collection from Adensen furniture provides a solution to this problem. This convertible furniture set includes a crib, storage drawers and a changing table. All these items easily transform into a  bigger bed, a desk and a playpen, which means that this furniture set can “grow up” along with a child, saving parents’ time and money. 

November 15th, 2012

The Munch Cafe Chair was inspired by the banana leaf and the habit of placing bags on a branch or nail.

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November 13th, 2012

Torafu Architects has come up with a simple and functional design for a stool/bench system. By lining up the stools against each other, the system becomes a bench of variable width.

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October 3rd, 2012

The Doc is a sofa that flips up into a bunk bed with only a simple gesture and no physical strain. You don’t even have to take the sheets off of the beds before restoring it to sofa configuration! All covers are fully removable and washable; this piece is ideal for compact living situations. 

July 11th, 2012

In the 21st century workplace, we covet expensive ergonomic workstations. But one can’t easily collaborate with others from the isolation of our cubicles, and most office furniture doesn’t support the casual exchanges that can lead to big ideas. Enter the Toboggan: a sled-base table and chair that encourages both work and conversation, without looking like a student desk.”

May 21st, 2012

Georg Bohle Oak Piano Table. A modern musical invention of beautiful and grace with slim and light proportions. Multifunctional table for various activities (that sounds pretty sweet! Pun Intended).

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