Razer Iskur may be the company’s first gaming chair, but it’s definitely no slouch, especially at $499. The green trim mimics Razer’s computer accessories, but this chair was built from the ground up to offer gamers a neutral resting posture using its specially engineered foam cushions, armrests, wrist rests, and memory foam head cushion. What really sets it apart is the fully adjustable lumbar curve with 26-degree customization. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Herman Miller revealed their Special Gaming Edition Sayl Chair earlier this week in six new expressive color palette options. Featuring multiple adjustable settings as well as an unframed 3D Intelligent back with elastomer strands that are stretched to provide the greatest tension at points where support is needed and the least tension in areas that allow for the most expansive range of motion. Read more for a video and additional information.
Logitech G teamed up with Herman Miller to develop Embody, a gaming chair that embodies ergonomics for gamers, streamers, as well as esports. This chair properly aligns gamers’ bodies and keeps them balanced as well as comfortable for long sessions. To accomplish this, the team had to add a number of enhancements, including cooling foam with copper-infused particles that support the ideal gaming posture and reduce heat buildup caused from sitting on thick cushions for a prolonged period of time, along with pixelated support, which distributes weight evenly to reduce pressure and encourages movement. Read more for a video and additional information.
Yes, Bentley not only makes luxury cars, but high-end home furniture as well. Unfortunately, you’ll have to shell out $14,710 for the ‘Newent Sofa’, $9,040 on the ‘Newent Armchair’, a $4,230 ‘Newent Chair’, and a whopping $11,950 for the ‘Newent Bed’ that you see above, for a combined total of $39,930 before any taxes. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Have you always wanted a life-sized version of those tiny plastic stools found inside pizza boxes? Well, IKEA partnered with Pizza Hut Hong Kong to make it happen. It’s called the “Säva Pizza Table,” and has a three legged design, along with a circular top sporting Pizza Hut’s logo. It even comes in a pizza box, but you’ll have to assemble this one yourself. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Matt Thompson, a professional woodworker from Michigan, is known for his wacky creations, including a beer-dispensing Adirondack chair, but his latest project may be the most unique of all. Simply put, it’s a wooden Rube-Goldberg-inspired chair that not only massages the back, but can even pour you a glass of wine. For those who don’t know what a Rube-Goldberg machine is, it’s basically one designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Johnson Furniture may not be the first to create expanding tables, but they most certainly refined the idea. George was inspired by the work of Robert Jupe, who made the first expanding circular dining tables some time during the 1830’s. He’s created a table where the expansion leaves are stored within the body of the table, and rise up automatically as it rotates. Read more for a video of one of them in-action.
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Let’s face it, IKEA, a Swedish-founded company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, may be the most popular for DIY home accessories, but the pieces are not the easiest to build. For example, you may need dozens of different types of screws, but since they’re all packaged together, it’s easy to lose a few along the way. One Reddit user found a company that separated all of the parts into individual steps. Read more for another picture and additional information.
Designer Kenneth Cobonpue teamed with Lucasfilm LTD to create a Star Wars-inspired furniture line that just might be the geekiest yet. You’ll find everything from an Imperial TIE Fighter Wings Easy Armchair Imperial TIE Fighter Wings End Tables, a Darth Sidious Easy Arm Chair, a Chewie Rocking Stool, hanging / floor Jedi Lamps and a Darth Vader Covered Computer Easy Chair. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
IKEA United Arab Emirates latest ad campaign, called “IKEA Real Life,” recreates three of television’s most iconic living rooms by recreating using solely the company’s furniture and decorations as well as a little help from 3-D design software. They were created by Publicis Spain, and it took about two months to track down all of the right components, which were then compiled and designed using the 3-D software to look as close as possible to their TV counterparts. Read more to see the others.