When we think of Brazil, the first thing that comes to mind is color, pattern, and fun. IKEA has combined that bold design spirit with their minimal Scandinavian aesthetic for their latest collection, TILLFÄLLE.
One thing I learned from watching Ellen's Design Challenge? Making furniture is HARD. But there's a cheat for us regular people—the UX4 bracket set from Swenyo that lets you turn regular 2x4s into a custom table.
If you'd like the feeling of accomplishment that comes with DIY, but would like something designed by someone who knows what they're doing, check out the open source FABrics chairs from Israeli designer Ningal.
Air travel is the worst. Well, for us peons, at least. If you've got $21,000 to blow, then it can be pretty sweet, judging by The Residence, a three-room suite on Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad's newest Airbus A380.
The direct-to-consumer mattress market has exploded in the last few years, with tons of upstarts looking to sell you a better sleep at a discount. Mattress giant Sealy is looking to stay competitive with their new offering, Cocoon.