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Wave Piano Bench

wave piano bench by Darshan Alatar

Wave piano bench

Designer: Darshan Alatar

A customizable bench made with bent plywood which works on the principles of a piano (wire tension) to adjust height and angle according to user’s preference. A very sleek and functional design by Darshan Alatar, an industrial design student at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Olly And Flo

table with vase

Flo table

Designer: Kate Pashinova

Olly and Flo sounds like my old dear buddies. They are not but they are gonna become!

Olly and Flo are friendly, dual purpose or fold-able furniture pieces designed by Russian designer Kate Pashinova. The vase legged Flo table instantly creates cosy ambiance. The designer Kate Pashinova surely knows how to play with emotions.

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Elke Florián + Sascha Akkermann @ Confused Direction


Poissommobile? Roll it up – it is a simple mat. Unfold it – it becomes an ergonomically sturdy piece of furniture. While unfolding two wooden layers in mat arise and a few handles develop in curves so that you can lie comfortably on it.(size:120 x 20 cm)

These are very magical functional pieces from Confused Direction– a not confused at all team of German designers Elke Florian and Sascha Akkermann.



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The odú chair moves the way you move. It is made of glass fibre reinforced plastic and have cosy cushion inside. You can also put together three seats of  odú to create a ball!

Odú is a Hungarian word for cave.

{open sesame + khul ja sim sim (in Hindi) = open sim sim}

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