The idea of having designer furniture in our home can often feel like the lifestyle of the elite. FN Furniture – led by Ken Landauer – aims to give the average person affordable designer furniture. […]
Simplicity in Design – The ‘M Collection’ from Studio Goons
It’s hard to escape the noise of the world we live in. Our spaces are a reflection of our mind, and most of the time our spaces – like our minds – are noisy and […]
Buy it Once and Buy Well – Plyroom’s ‘Slow Bedroom Collection’
Hustle and grind are the new hot words being thrown around the internet these days. You can barely watch a Youtube video without being shown an advert by an influencer who “has it all” – […]
Design breakdown – Why this coffee table is attracting attention
There are few pleasures in life better than relaxing with freshly brewed coffee while getting stuck into a good book. Studio Dezin is taking this experience and distilling it into their latest project – the […]
from Hungary to LA – how balazs titkos made his mark in the furniture world
Mind-bending designs made from simple materials are why Studio Spion is being put on the map. Based out of Los Angeles, the studio has been injecting new life into the contemporary furniture scene. We caught […]
New Tools, Traditional Methods: How Dual Works makes accessible plywood furniture
Under the overcast skies in the heart of Birmingham sits Dual Works, an independent design studio and workshop founded by partners Zoe and Steve in 2015. Despite the grey weather, Zoe and Steve are a […]
Fiasco: from packing cases to plywood desks during a pandemic
How a small New Zealand company pivoted to survive when the world shut down There’s a special kind of magic when a production team is in the right place at the right time to create […]
Behind the scenes of a Plywood furniture Kickstarter
Crowdfunding platforms have become a very popular tool to kickstart a business or collect orders for larger batch production. Although it’s well known that Kickstarter success rates are low, the hope for a breakthrough mostly overpowers the fear of failing. Having completed the MOWO furniture Kickstarter campaign last year, I want to share some insights with you about our journey
A Circular Plywood Drawer With a Thirst for Wine.
Coco Drinks Wine is the culmination of past form studies, the loss of a man’s best friend, having crates of wine on hand, and an invitation to make something humorous and absurd in these chronically pandemic depressed times. I talked to Louis about his process and the story behind Coco Drinks Wine.
How is plywood made?
Plywood is the most widely recognized engineered wood-based panel. It’s used to construct floors and walls, to form concrete, roofing and other building construction works. It’s often chosen for its ability to withstand a lot […]