This Sleek Table is Hiding a Playground for Cats

Cats love climbing through cosy spaces. That's why the CATable, a beautifully functional work surface with built in tunnels for burrowing, is so appealing to them. In the words of designer Ruan Hao, "It is a table for us, and a paradise for cats." Read More >>

This Co-Working Table Has Hidden Depths

Co-working can be tough: regular users of a space have their natural sprawl, while those spending just a few hours at a desk would prefer a minimum of clutter. This desk has hidden depths to cater for all. Read More >>

This Side Table Gobbles Up Your Clutter Like a Hungry Animal

We all have a surface somewhere in our home which is covered in clutter: phones, wallets, coins, keys, pens, cables, tickets and all other kinds of crap. But this neat console table gobbles it all up to keep it out of sight. Read More >>

11 of the Coolest Products From the Busiest Week in Design

Every April around this time, Milan welcomes creative types from all across the globe for the Salone Internazionale del Mobile -- pretty much the wildest week in the design world. Though the past few years have seen efforts to curb the rampant bacchanal of new production for new production's sake, there's still a hell of a lot to take in. Read More >>

This House Hasn't Been Redecorated Since the '60s and it's for Sale

A 96-year old Toronto woman is finally moving out of her quaint little house. The story isn't anything out of the ordinary—until you realise that she's lived there for 72 years and apparently hasn't redecorated once. Oh, and she has amazing taste. Read More >>

This Wooden Table is Actually Made of Glass

At first glance, this appears to be a fairly plain old wooden table—but wait, I can you see the leg through the table top? That'll be because this wooden table is actually made from glass. Read More >>

This Classy Office Furniture Should Replace all Cubicles

Everyone needs a little privacy at work, but unfortunately this usually means erecting cheap walls of plastic which depress their inhabitants at the same time they define workspace. A new line of office furniture by the folks at Rack & Tack manages to divide up a room while still being cheery, colourful and clever. Read More >>

These Transformable Living Spaces are Coming to New-Builds Near You

Was a time when transformable living spaces which flip, fold and swivel to maximise storage and style were the preserve of bespoke furniture. But no longer—as these gorgeous units from German manufacturer Häfele illustrate. Read More >>

Casting Molten Metal on Wood With a Hungarian Design Master

When you see and touch the massive furniture of David Kiss, you feel something sensational, something deeply ancient and radiantly modern at the same time. I recently joined the Hungarian product designer and sculptor for a day, to watch his process—which verges on alchemy. Read More >>

Philippe Starck's Open Source Furniture Lets You Try Your Hand at Design

In somewhat of a departure for the lofty French designer, Philipe Starck's new range of furniture is produced in collaboration with a company called TOG—which prides itself on making all of its designs open source. Read More >>

Watch a Chunk of Lava Stone Get Grafted Onto a Carbon Fibre Bench

The making-of video for Peugeot Design Lab's latest project contains no words—it doesn't need any, since it shows every step of the process: from blasting a huge chunk of volcanic stone from its resting place to crafting a piece of carbon fibre to perfectly fit the rock's jagged profile. The resulting bench looks like like something that might've emerged from the sand in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Read More >>

This Table is Made From the Wood of 50,000-Year-Old Trees

Roughly 50,000 years ago, a series of horrible storms wracked northern New Zealand, burying stands of ancient Kauri trees in peat and mud—where they waited, for many, many millennia, to be rediscovered. As conference tables, apparently. Read More >>

This Multifunctional Sofa Could Make Your Life a Whole Lot Lazier

Forget never leaving the house; how about never leaving the sofa? This concept by Milan-based Burak Kocak has features enough to mean that you could sit for days on end. Read More >>

Philips Cuts the Colours for New White Light Hue Lux Smart Bulbs

Now facing competition from Samsung and LG's own smart lighting systems, its back to basics for the Philips Hue range. The company has today revealed its new Hue Lux bulbs, which dial back the rainbow colour options in favour of a single white glow. Read More >>

Breakfast in Bed? Drool Over This Sausage Pillow

Unless you have a particularly devoted partner (and one that has care only for your taste buds, not cholesterol levels), you can't expect to wake up to a fried breakfast every morning. But that's not to say the sight of sausages can't greet your sleepy morning head each and every day. Read More >>

This Jobless Car-Building Robot Finds Employment in Woodwork

The auto industry in the US hit a few speed bumps over the past few years, and while many factories have closed, it's good to see that some workers, like this industrial robot arm, have managed to find work elsewhere. Instead of building saloons, this arm now lathes solid blocks of maple into lovely wooden stools. Read More >>


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