Furniture

January 28, 2019

High-Tech Cat Treadmill Is Designed to Get Lazy Kitties to Exercise

It’s no secret that cats can be pretty lazy. The sedentary life of a house cat typically involves napping for 16 hours a day, and occasionally waking for tasty snacks. With little or no exercise, our feline friends can get a little chubby, which is great for cuddles but not so much for their health. That’s why Korean company Pet Ping has invented a cat treadmill with built-in LED lights, designed for kitty cardio.

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December 21, 2018

Best of 2018: 12 Breakthrough Makers Who Got the World Excited About Arts and Crafts

Over the past several years, there’s been a notable revival of the arts and crafts movement. More than ever, makers are taking advantage of online resources to market their handmade wares to a public that is hungry for unique, artisanal products. Just as we’ve seen more people taking an interest in learning new crafts, more and more people are looking to express their individuality by purchasing unique jewelry, furniture, and fiber art.

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July 17, 2018

Engraved Wood and Resin Tables Designed With Glow-in-the-Dark City Maps

Warsaw-based Woo Designs creates incredible statement piece coffee tables from laser-cut wood and resin. The custom oak tables are engraved with maps of international cities like New York, London, Paris, and Berlin and can be filled with a crystal resin that glows in the dark. It’s even possible to request a custom map if your favorite city isn’t available.

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May 21, 2018

Interview: Designer Creates a Colorful Herd of Animal-Inspired Chairs

When we first came across Spanish designer Máximo Riera’s Rhino Chair in 2011, we were blown away by its incredible likeness to the endangered animal. Featuring a surprisingly comfortable-looking throne that merges with the upper half of the rhino’s body, it was the second sculptural design added to Riera’s Animal Chair Collection—the first being the equally-majestic Octopus Chair.

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