Laptop Desk

The introduction of laptop desk has actually save a lot of people from back pain, nerve damage which is brought about by leaning in a bent-back position over your laptop notebook. These laptop desk comes in an adjustable way that gives you the ability to adjust it to fit your position on the bed, chair, … Continue reading

Young trio winning accolades for modernism designs that espouse form and function

Midcentury architect Richard Neutra designed the Kaufmann house in Palm Springs in 1946. When the house was in need of restoration, the homeowners contacted Marmol Radziner to do the work. / File/The Desert Sun Whether by double-decker bus, bicycle or foot, the tours of classic midcentury homes and buildings were some of the most popular … Continue reading

What Is Functional Design?

Design refers to the planning that is the foundation of making things. There are different design philosophies, approaches, and methods. Design strikes a balance between a number of different components, and depending on the situation, it can give more weight to one or another. For example, one might focus on materials and ask what could … Continue reading

Industrial design; Making the functional beautiful

INDUSTRIAL art is thriving. The shortlist has just been announced for a new pylon design in Britain, a government-sponsored competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects. The finalists have all come up with possible replacements to the 1927 construction of Sir Reginald Blomfeld, which continues to march across the landscape barely changed (except … Continue reading

7 Essential Guidelines For Functional Design

Look at what you’ve made. Beautiful, isn’t it? But does it work? For whom does it work? Of course you can use it, but can anyone else? In short, is it functional? At the heart of every piece of practical design, whether it be a website, product package, office building, manufacturing system, piece of furniture, … Continue reading

Warren Platner, Designer, Is Dead at 86

Warren Platner, an architect and designer who created a furniture collection that has proved to be an enduring icon of 1960’s Modernism and designed several prominent interiors in New York, including offices for the Ford Foundation building and the original Windows on the World restaurant, died on Monday in New Haven, Conn. He was 86 … Continue reading

Modern Icons: T…

Modern Icons: The Parsons Desk This Simple, Functional Desk Design Has Miles of Style 3 Email Print Embed   Share:         The Parsons desk is one of the most versatile, stylish and much-loved pieces of furniture around. It has lines that were already classic the very day they were drawn; lines that … Continue reading

42 Gorgeous Desk Designs for any Office

There are many good furniture designs, a lot of different materials that compose a beautiful desk. Some of them save space in the room because a designer created a functional design that would not only deal with your problem of having too little room for a desk but also look incredible in that small space. … Continue reading

15 Creative Coffee Tables & Coffee Table Designs

(images via: Classic Design and Noguchi Museum Store) It’s hard to say what the first piece of furniture worthy of the name “coffee table” was or where it was conceived but for most of us the term brings up an image of the iconic Noguchi coffee table. First produced in 1944 in association with the … Continue reading

25 Stunning Side Table Designs

25 Stunning Side Table Designs Accessories | 14. Jun, 2010 | 6 Comments   Bed side tables of today are not what they used to be. They are no more that dull little place where you keep an alarm clock or glasses. They have evolved into creative decorative pieces, capable of standing on their own. … Continue reading