The oddly named Very(Tables), from French company Chevillotte, using a hand cranking system or the optional electric system that raises the table’s playing surface until it’s flush with the table’s edge, to transform the Pool table into a normal everyday table. The table top is composed of three reversible ultra-thin parts which can be put away in a hidden drawer under the table.
Handmade with polished aluminum wrapped around hardwood and distressed for that unique vintage aircraft look. "Inspired by the gleaming nose cones and fuselages of mid-20th-century aircraft, this trunk is clad in a patchwork of polished aluminum panels accented with exposed steel screws. Rounded corners and inset drawer pulls give it sleek, aerodynamic lines." $995
Push and store cabinet designed by Chung-Tang Ho/ Tong. "Chung-Tang Ho created a cabinet that changes shape during use, a solid volume that opens up when objects are stored within it. The cabinet is in fact a sculpture in the round you and your objects can participate in."
“The Amazing Transforming Oven Lounge” from Etsy seller WayOutHere. It is a art project from the University of Cincinnati's DAAP design school. The transform: Bottom drawer slides out to support oven door Oven door opens to expose seat Stove-top converts into ottoman to complete lounge Side drawer opens to expose ottoman cushion and ottoman legs *Even comes with a functional battery powered clock to power original clock interface!
"Blow Sofa is perfect for people living a nomadic life style", haha! The sofa is made from 100% recycled paper dunnage bags with a metal rack and rubber straps. It is easy to transport when flat and simple to inflate. Each section canbe personalized with a pen and if the cushion gets dirty, it is inexpensive to replace. For inside and outside use - the bags are water resist.
This Cool NES Coffee Table has a fully functional gigantic controller that's stored in the game slot. Opening the lid reveals a fully functional wireless lap sized NES controller. By mattcyborgelt(flickr user)
A Chinese man named Wang Wenxi has designed an earthquake-proof bed. This high-tech bed can automatically turn into a strongbox to help people survive an earthquake. And the bed’s thick frame can support a roof and the extra space inside its thick boards can store essential foodstuffs like canned goods and life sustaining water. They can help people survive for several days before being rescued, Wang said. "I experienced the Xingtai and Tangshan earthquakes giving me more understanding of such natural disasters," the retired 66-year-old said.
"Walking Table," as it is cleverly named, is human-powered, incorporating a mechanical linkage that converts gentle lifting and pushing of the top into oscillations of the legs that move the table across the floor with little effort. By designer Wouter Scheublin.