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A Sinking Feeling… Hannes Van Severen’s Furniture Art

Hannes Van Severen is a visual artist who lives and works in Ghent, Belgium. (Makes me proud to be a Belgian!) His work is unsettling yet appealing, based on daily life objects yet paradoxically useless. My favorite pieces are his furniture-based works; … Continue reading

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These Are Mine(s)! Marinemine Furniture

One thing I loved about the movie “Despicable Me” (it’s a kids movie, but if you haven’t seen it you should, it’s a gem of silly humor for all ages) were the kids’ beds, made out of bombs. For those … Continue reading

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A Distorted Reality… Good Vibrations Cabinet

This is not photoshop. This is an actual, supposedly functional piece of furniture, made especially to look like a distorted photograph. I couldn’t resist featuring this; it is of course a lovely, surreal piece of design, but to me it … Continue reading

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Chest Of Drawers… Tejo Remy

I really need to stop featuring crazy expensive items. I really do. But for now, let me entertain you with the sight of this intriguing piece of design furniture. “Chest of Drawers” by Tejo Remy for Droog Design is made … Continue reading

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Baroque ‘N’ Roll… Jimmy Martin Furniture

The designer duo Jimmie Karlsson and Martin Nihlmar -known as “Jimmie Martin”- produces a range of “antique” furniture with an interesting twist. Their hand-painted decorations and funky paintjobs turn “antique style” pieces into modern eye-catchers… Their work is purposefully tacky, … Continue reading

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Curious Cabinets… Pedro Sousa Designs

I always loved my grandmother’s cabinets, with all their little drawers and hidden secrets… and that same feeling is the one I get from Pedro Sousa’s cabinets. They are special in their own right; confusing, stylish and slightly surreal… exactly … Continue reading

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To The Bone… 3rd Leg Chairs

I didn’t think it possible to make a chair out of bones and make it look completely at home in both modern and more antique-ish interiors…  Yet that is exactly what designer Ama Darko Williams did in her project “3rd … Continue reading

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Hands On… Handy Chairs

Does anyone remember the first “Spy Kids” movie? I was in primary school at the time it came out, and I was a big fan of Fegan Floop, the not-so-evil-evil-guy of the story. The thing I loved most about the … Continue reading

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Threesomes… Looking For A Strange Chair

I have seen this chair myself in Napoleon’s Apartment in the Louvre, and fell in love with it there. Apparently different versions of it have been made throughout the ages… I wish I knew a place to buy this! The … Continue reading

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Forniphilia: The Sequel… Mario Philippona Furniture

If you remember my first Forniphilia post -about human-shaped furniture- you might remember that the works I featured then weren’t actually for sale as such. This is different with the work of Mario Philippona… It’s not cheap, but definitely worth … Continue reading

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