Add eco-friendly traveler to your resume with these unique bicycle designs

Bicycles are the most eco-friendly mode of transport ever designed by humans as is possible, especially for smaller traveling distances in city life. It is a vehicle that creates zero emissions while keeping you healthy and with the addition of electric motors, they have added an element of ease or comfort to the cycling experience. The bicycle’s unique yet simple design works with its basic setup, but designers have spent a lot of time creating variations of the humble bicycle that will add features to it such as an additional retro boombox you can carry to the ever-popular urban favorite – a foldable bicycle. Our curation today walks you across unique bicycle designs that showcase different materials, features as well as designs, of which one is sure to appeal to you, and if not, these will surely inspire you to innovate and create your own design!

Noordung bike by Gregor Fras.

Zippable tire-tread system by reTyre

Pi Bike by Tadas Maksimovas & Martijn Koomen

Volk Wooden Bike by Volk Evolution

AK1 Folding Electric Bike by Ronsben Huen with Factory Five Germany Group

SPA Bicicletto by CAMAL Studios

Berlin Bicycle Rack by Adrian Bogdan

Opus Wood Bike by Ecce Cycles

The Brum Brum Bike by The Brum Brum Balance Bike Team

Side Car Bicycles by Horse Cycles

VRZ 2 3D Printed Titanium Lugged Carbon Bike by Ralf Holleis

Astan Bike with Pedal Brakes by Astanbike

Chair Designs that redefine your definition of a chair!

You must have heard of the basic human needs – food clothing and shelter? Well, one of the basic needs of every shelter is a chair! Available practically everywhere on the planet, the chair is one of the most versatile designs, ranging from the standard four legs, one seat design to chairs that have no legs at all, whatever your needs, we have a curated chair design to inspire you to innovate and create a chair that rocks the legs of every other chair design out there!

‘Lost in Sofa’ armchair by Daisuke Motogi Design And Architecture

Filicudi chair by Marcantonio for Qeeboo

Babu Chair by TORU

V1 chair by ODESD2

Mochi Chair by Roberth Kwok

The Ombre Glass Collection by Germans Ermičs

LP10 Plateau Chair by Lukas Peet for Division 12

The Wabi lounge by Guilherme Torres

Arch Chair designed by Martin Hirth

Chips Lounge Chair by Lucie Koldová 

The three categories of lighting designs to light up your day

Did you know that there are 3 major categories of lighting designs – ambient lighting, task lighting, and accent lighting! Ambient or general lighting is the most commonly used form of lighting that brightens up the general area and its main purpose is to guide you and show you all the elements present in the room. Task lighting, on the other hand, is a light dedicated to helping you fulfill a particular task, be it reading, writing, cooking or anything else within your home or workspace. That brings us to the third one, accent lighting! Accent lighting is what adds a touch of drama to your home. Usually, a bright and focused light, the job of an accent light is to draw the viewers attention to the part it is highlighting. So whatever type of light matches your needs, our collection of light designs will be sure to inspire you to innovate and create your own lighting solutions to light up your space!

Doolight by Doosan Baek

Helios Touch by James Vanderpant

Contour lighting by Pablo Designs

Memory Ceiling Lamp by Brokis

Nebula Ellipse Kinetic Light Sculpture by Ivan Black

Mobius floor lamp by Ovuud

The Luciole floor lamp by Pauline Plus Luis 

Cubo Lamp by Joeny with Linteloo

Lykke Lamp by Ronny Buaroy

Portable Accordian Lamp by Paer Design

Wall Light Formation by Sulkin Askenazi

Cerine Lamp by Trueing Studio

Sofa designs so good, they’re impossible to resist

Rather than a statement piece, sofa designs have become a piece of comfort. Many of us (consider me guilty too) have surely ended up eating, sleeping, crashing and basically just living out on our sofa. But the designs we have collected here will ensure you treat your sofa as the beautiful and central part to your home that it should be. Scroll down to see designs that will inspire you to innovate, reimagine and create some truly unique sofa designs.

Lawless Sofa by Evan Fay

Cloverleaf sofa by Verpan

Soriano sofa by design legends Afra & Tobia

De Medici by Ihor Havrylenko 

Pebble Furniture by Igarashi Design Studio for Musashino Art University 9th Building 

Bob modular sofa by Stefan Borselius and Bernstrand for Bla Station

Borghese Sofa by Noe Duchaufour Lawrance & Cara Woodhouse Interiors

2018 Outdoor Collection by MINOTTI

The incredible OCEANIA Couch by Simon Haeser

Povarskaya Street Couch by Aiya Design

Get inspired to declutter with our collection of Minimal Designs

Whether we agree to this in public or not, but all of us have spent some time watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and promising we will declutter just after the next episode! My personal experience was that I have too many items that ‘spark joy’ for me. Keeping this aside, minimalism is a trend that took the world by storm some time back. Be it Scandinavian, Danish or Japanese, there is something very unique and calming to see a design with clean, simple lines placed in a clutter-free environment, and we are sure this collection of minimally designed products will inspire you to enter this zen space.

The Little Apricot Dresser by Tsing Hang

Bluetooth Speaker Table designed by Victrola

Amble Hanging Seat from Tom Raffield

Two-toned spoon and bowl by Luke Hope of Hope in the Woods

Pin Wall Light by Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia 

Classy Sunday sofa tray by Studio Sanna Volker for Bolia

Twist Shelf from Lawa Design

The AU_34 plant Halo Lamp by Massimo Cappella Studio⁣ 

The Duo ceiling lamps from Ramos Bassols

Flota Trays designed by LaSelva Studi

Furniture Designs that show why resin is trending on Instagram

Its raining resin, especially on Instagram! The term that you must have heard commonly is epoxy resin. Epoxy resin, a high-quality synthetic resin, was originally developed for the aerospace industry. With its unique mechanical characteristics and fantastic optical properties, it makes an elegant and captivating ingredient when used in modern luxury furniture. The unique, water-like clarity of resin combined with its toughness gives the resin finished furniture a delicate look that helps balance the bulky nature of traditional, wood-based furniture! Whether or not you have worked with resin yet, this collection is sure to inspire you to get your hands dirty, or should we say resin-y!

Wooden Ring by Pasha

Damascus EDC Tanto Knife by Stark Creations

Geode Table Series by Mrs. Colorberry

Ma Lamp by Lignum

Rivertable by Mehmet Cebar

Ocean Resin Skateboard by Cedar Woodworking

Candy-coloured resin tables by Andy Martin

The Earth Table created by putting together 50,000 year old kauri wood from New Zealand and resin by Renzo & Matteo Piano of Riva 1920

The luxury backlit furniture named the Bright Woods Collection by Giancarlo Zema Design Group

Table 04 of Crystal Series by Saerom Yoon

Midnight Tide by James

Bathroom designs that you can escape to!

Bathrooms are the little alcoves where we can let our individuality flourish! Given their size and erratic shapes, collecting and organizing the same space is sure like trying to solve with a jig-saw puzzle. Be it minimal, oversized or your personal green zone, this curated selection of bathroom designs is here to inspire you to innovate, reimagine and redecorate that space.

Minimalist Bathrooms designed by Nichba Design

Love Affairs collection by Wow Design showcasing a transition in the tiling between two different natural materials

Artists Library in San Diego by Safdie Rabines Architects utilizes concrete tiles and fixtures

The Resplendent Bathroom designed by Mantis Design Build

Moonhori Residence / Indoor-outdoor Shower by A Round Architects

Minimalist Style Bathroom by Yodezeen Architects

The Bathroom at The Treetops Villa in Byron Bay

Cave Bathroom by Akhil Alukkaran

Harden of Perche Bathroom by Design Studio Irina Tsimbalist

Villa 118 by Denis Rakaev

Scooter Designs that give your daily commute that much-needed upgrade

Versatile, stylish yet sleek, scooters are often hailed as the solution to current traffic woes! Add to this the updated electric scooters and we have, literally a solution to our energy problems. Scooters, in order to be taken seriously as an alternative and planet-friendly mode of transport, they needs to shine above their current status of high-tech toys and to do just that, we bring you our curated collection of scooter designs that showcase powerful designs packaged as this humble two-wheeler.

Stator electric scooter designed by Nathan Allen of Stator

The Motorrad Concept Link by BMW

Wooden Scooter by Martin Beinhauer

‘PAL’, smart electric scooter by LAYER for NIO Global 

Scrooser Electric Scooter by Jens Thieme of Scrooser

Q-SCOOTER by Robert Bronwasser for QWIG 

The 6 styles of coffee table designs

A coffee table is a long, low table which is designed to be placed in front of (or next to) a sofa or upholstered chairs to support beverages, magazines, books, decorative objects, and other small items to be used while sitting, such as beverage coasters. In Europe, the first tables specifically designed as and called coffee tables, appear to have been made in Britain during the late Victorian era. Later coffee tables were designed as low tables and this idea may have come from the Ottoman Empire, based on the tables used in tea gardens. However, as the Anglo-Japanese style was popular in Britain throughout the 1870s and 1880s and low tables were common in Japan, this seems to be an equally likely source for the concept of a long low table.

Coffee Table 63 by Baptiste Ducommun for Klybeck

Modern Coffee Table

It refers to furniture produced from the late 19th century through the present that is influenced by modernism.

Up Balloon Coffee Table by Duffy London

Part rug, part table, meet the Stumble Upon Coffee Table by Alessandro Isola

Contemporary Coffee Table

Though contemporary and modern may seem interchangeable, contemporary style refers to what is currently popular. Contemporary designs often feature stark interiors with bold, bright accents. Glass tops and metal bases are common features of contemporary coffee tables.

Abyss Horizon Coffee Table by Duffy London

Cottage Coffee Tables

In some ways, cottage style is as much a frame of mind as it is an approach to decorating. There’s an everyday ease in the way it celebrates imperfections, ordinary treasures and blended families of furniture. Cottages tend to be humble, unpretentious and full of heart — traits most of us would be proud to claim. Both cottage and country styles feature feminine lines and detailing, such as turned legs. Painted and distressed finishes are common features of country and cottage coffee tables.

Mills Table by Stephan Schmitz of adorTable

The Line Coffee Table by Baker Street Boys

Industrial Coffee Table

Industrial style evokes the purposeful look and feel of factory tools, utilising metal and wood in more rough-hewn, sturdy construction. These can pair well with loft-style living rooms, or stand in perfect contrast to softer surroundings.

Arc coffee table designed by Ditte Vad and Julie Begtrup for Woud Design

Mid Century Coffee Table

Mid-century modern refers to the interior design style that was popular between the 1950s and 1960s. Mid-century modern coffee tables are characterised by clean, simple lines and bent wood or molded plastic construction. Most of the time, wood furniture has a simple finish to show off its natural beauty.

The Parsons White Top Coffee Table by Homesense

Parsons Coffee Table

A modern square or rectangular table, a parsons table has four flush, square legs that are equally as thick as the flat top. The parsons table is a modern design created in the 1930s. Though it has a simple shape, a parsons coffee table can be embellished with upholstery or different materials to fit many design schemes.

Height and Width

The best size of your coffee table depends on the size of your sofa. For optimal balance and function, the coffee table should be around two thirds the width of the sofa. The height should be 5–10 cm below the height of the sofa seat. To give ample room for moving around, make sure there are around 45cm of space between the sofa and the table.

The original write up by Anna Samygina published on Medium can be found.

Unique coat rack designs that define your design style

Some sayings have been repeated so often, they are almost a cliche, but that does not subtract from the value they depict. One such saying is that the first impression is the last impression. And what better way to create an impact that to have a product that sets the tone of your space as soon as someone enters the space? That’s when this curated collection of coat racks come into place. Use this list to get inspired and innovate or maybe just renovate!

Waltz Modular Coat Rack by GamFratesi for Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH

Ugao the minimalist hanging rack by Simon Morasi Piperčić for Ligne Roset

Wardrobe Hexagonal Coat Rack by Studio Rene Siebum

Cactus Coat Rack by Mario Tsai Studio for Naqu Homes

Pin LED Coat Rack by Nils Holger Moormann

89 Wall Hangers by Eduardo Cámara and Patricia Ibáñez

The ‘Hang it all’ Coat Rack was designed by Charles and Ray Eames  

The Splash Coat Rack by Bludot

The Brush Coat Rack by Lu Yu

Wave coat rack by Misewell Furniture