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Cool furniture, design objects and desiderata

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by gdl203, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. jbarwick

    jbarwick Senior member

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    Looks like a redesigned futon.
     
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  2. ehkay

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    yea, i don't like the sofa version either.
     
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  4. SkinnyGoomba

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    Interesting, that was not what I was expecting.
     
  5. foodguy

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    weird. seems like a nice shell, but the interiors are kind of a dictionary of bad taste from the last 4 decades. all of them in different rooms.
     
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  6. SkinnyGoomba

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    Pretty much, was also expecting an MCM house based on the one picture.
     
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    I could see peter sellars attending a party there. Birdy numnum!
     
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  8. js4design

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    That house seems perfect for doing blow and having key parties without the neighbors suspecting a thing.
     
  9. Douglas

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    It's a creepy-ass house. Just looking at the pool sends chills down my spine.
     
  10. Fuuma

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    Need some sort of long bench where I'd put books (on top + below). I kinda want it to be all white but I might just paint it after the fact so...
     
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    Yeah, painted white it is a possibility.
     
  13. archetypal_yuppie

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    The large IB where I work has a Saarinen table identical to yours 15 feet from me, with 4 chairs that are approximations of the tulip chairs you like. The newer library/academic buildings at Princeton (when I was there) were full of those Nelson benches. ChairOne looks like it was designed to look like it was uncomfortable. All of your stuff is white apparently.

    None of these things say "home" to me. Why so antiseptic and harsh?
     
  14. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    Nelson bench is not that harsh, especially for using to stack books on. I see that bench to often to really like it.

    I'd rather have a grissini bench, knoll bench or a daybed that poses as a bench.
     
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  15. archetypal_yuppie

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    Well it's not inviting either. For sitting or just visually.
     
  16. SkinnyGoomba

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    There are benches that I prefer to that, but I do not dislike it. My dismissal of most pieces in that spectrum is that they are now in the category of 'cutesy things' chosen by every late 20's artsy chick decorating her apartment.
     
  17. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Your Princeton and "large IB" credited brains should be able to figure out what is wrong with the premise of your question. We've been through this already, no?
     
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    Foo, I meant to post in here that I saw the Chair_One in the wild last week. My friend's architecture firm recently expanded their space and they had added, among other things, two of the white chairs with the concrete base and a few Stool_Ones as well. They look much less uninviting in person, and I did find them both comfortable. Seeing (and sitting) is believing.
     
  19. mafoofan

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    That's what I've been saying! The Chair One is actually pretty comfortable.
     
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  20. Fuuma

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    No leather, no fabric*, no day bed.

    If the design is great it is possible I'd tolerate some fabric but I doubt it.
     

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