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Even Robots Suck At Building IKEA Furniture

Folks have been fantasizing for years about the possibility of an IKEA-savvy robot. If IKEA uses robots to flat pack its furniture, surely we humans could use robots to assemble it! But despite at least a decade of attempts, one thing remains clear: Robots are terrible at building IKEA furniture.

How To Purposely Make Brand New Furniture Look Completely Vintage

The world we currently live in loves the old world we used to live in. Kind of. Everyone gets lovesick with nostalgia and pines for the good ol’ days but no one will ever really go back in time because it means like our iPhones will be older and Facebook won’t load as fast. So in that yearning for yesterday, we decide to purposely make totally brand new furniture look older and more weathered and distressed and so stylistically vintage — to remind of us of the character of the past we now lack (and have to fake).

New York Should Be Ashamed Of The Heinous Chair It Built For The Pope

Pope Francis is hip to social media and cares about the environment. His new cool Popemobile is a convertible Hyundai. But the throne that the poor pope has to sit in while he’s in Manhattan is freaking design blasphemy. It’s so ugly, it’s ungodly. How in heaven’s name did we get into this mess?

Nap On This Wonderful Landspeeder Bed All The Way To Tosche Station

Yesterday Redditor Ghostfaceace posted this photo of an awesome Landspeeder bed he built for his son, complete with glowing lights underneath, and Star Wars-themed bedding on top.

These Shelves Fill However Much Space You Have

Whether you need to move furniture around your place or are just too lazy to use a tape measure, flexible storage is very useful — like this set of shelves, that can double in size with a simple tug.

This Is What Happens When You Turn A Line Drawing Into A Chair

What happens when you take a line drawing into three dimensions? For designers at SOHN this chair is what: a simple seat with clean lines and an iconic profile.

Steel And Wood From A Salvaged Railroad Support This Rustic Ping Pong Table

You probably spent weeks trying to find the perfect furniture for your living room, so why just put any old ping pong table in your rec room? If you’ve got the room (and the money to hire movers) this table, including the net, is made from salvaged rails and lumber that one supported real trains.

It Turns Out That Pottery Barn Millennium Falcon Bed Costs $US4000

Working under the assumption that Star Wars fans have an unlimited supply of nostalgia and funds, Pottery Barn has priced its new Millennium Falcon bed at $US4000. So have fun explaining to your kids why they will have to choose between a fancy bed or a car.

A Death Star Bean Bag Chair Is The Ultimate Comfort In Your Living Room

Did it really take this long for a product designer to connect the dots between a spherical bean bag chair and the spherical Death Star? Why haven’t Death Star bean bag chairs existed since The Empire Strikes Back when the Lucasfilm marketing machine was in full swing?

Pottery Barn Is Making This Sweet Millennium Falcon Bed, But Only For Kids

The saddest Star Wars news revealed today isn’t that you’ll have to wait until midnight to get your hands on all the new toys. It’s that Pottery Barn is making this awesome Millennium Falcon bed (complete with a dashboard full of controls in the nose cone) but only in kid sizes.

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