Panasonic has shown off a transparent TV before, but the company has since improved the image quality to the extent that the idea of a television built into your furniture’s glass panes is not only possible — it’s right here.
One of the perennial challenges of urban living is the lack of space. Biking in cities is great, for instance—but only if you have a spot to store your bike. Some furniture designers in Chile are offering a creative (and attractive) solution.
At most you can customize a chair bought at a furniture store with a throw pillow or a blanket. But Keren Shiker’s wonderful Sink In seat actually starts off as a large bundle of foam pieces that have to be slid around before you can comfortably sit.
Cabinets are the last place most of us would look for interesting design—but the artist Sebastian Errazuriz specializes in them. As it turns out, there’s plenty of interesting things you can do with a few slats of birch and a knowledge of super-super-precise woodworking.
Emmet Brickowoski was repeatedly mocked for his double-decker couch idea in The Lego Movie, but in real-life it’s an absolutely brilliant creation that the folks at Super-Fan Builds have finally turned into an actual piece of furniture.