Designer Martin Keen's back hurt from sitting at a desk all day, so he imagined a new way for people to spend their day at work.
We round-up the most interesting themes and designs from this year's International Contemporary Furniture Festival and the surrounding exhibitions.
Todd Bracher Design creates Virtual LED which gives off 784% more light using 3M technology.
Brad Ascalon and Frederick McSwain had a concept, but no manufacturing partner. The Neal Feay Company decided to branch out from their typical business-line to help make their sketches a reality.
Jinsheng Wang completes his three year series of designs based on music and vintage sound equipment at this year's ICFF.
Columbian start-ups amarillo2 and 2y1dea showcase eco-friendly, design-forward clocks and light fixtures.
Joe Doucet's exhibit 'On Time' explores the notion of how we experience time, beyond counting seconds and minutes.
Several designers at the Javits Convention Center decided to break-through the 500+ exhibitions by showing visitors how their products are made.
Multipurpose furniture piece makes for the ultimate public works design.
Modular covers on light switches create convenient storage spaces in the least interfering way.
The Swiss furniture company's new chairs evoke the undercarriage of a paraglider with a hanging, suspended seat.
UM Projects show off their quirfky and cute Craft System Lamps.
Rollout created a line of contemporary wallpaper called 'Wanderlust: New York' that uses iconic imagery from the history of the NYC subway.
'Tools For Everyday Life' pays homage to the simple design language of utilitarian products, but with a modern twist.