Category Archives: ︒Fred Schechtman

The Original Emeco Navy Chair

The Mighty Emeco Navy Chair.  Here a friend snapped a picture at Crumbs Bakery at the Newark Airport. Light weight, made to last a lifetime, and timeless design. Dont forget to check out our volume discounts when you make your … Continue reading

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Magnussen Bedroom Sale

Check out our big savings on over 20 styles of Magnussen bedrooms.  Magnussen bedrooms include sealed dust proof case pieces, all wood drawers that are tinted with French dovetail in the front and English in the back.  and ball-bearing side metal guides. … Continue reading

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Bring Nature Inside Your Urban Dwelling

Hey all you pod dwellers.  Here’s a cool way to bring a garden inside.  Great way to grow succulents in Alaska.  Wonderful for apartments, dorms or any small living area.   Its Urbio. Check out the video:   —Fred Schechtman

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Pay Phones to Librarys

          NYC architect John Locke noticed all the unused phone booths through out the city.  Now that most people use mobile devices for communicating and the current version of the phone booth is of no use to Superman, he … Continue reading

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Mushrooms as Furniture Packaging

Sam Harrington addressed the American Home Furnishings Alliance’s 2012 Sustainability Summit with an interesting proposal.  What if we used mushrooms instead of plastics like Polystyrene, which are harmful to the environment, to package furniture for shipping?  His company, Ecovative, has developed commercial … Continue reading

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How to Torture a Chair

Don’t try this at home, unless of course, you own a chair made by Emeco.  Watch this video and see the fun they have demonstrating what makes this chair so unique.   The Emeco Aluminum Chair company manufactures the most … Continue reading

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Wormhole Folding Chair

Huh? This does not look right.  A chair that zips together?  How can it hold a person’s weight? According to the chair’s creator Igor Labonov, “Chair’s frame consist of two equal parts. Each part has two unflexible arc-elements connected with … Continue reading

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Hotel Americano – NYC

Heading to New York City? Consider staying at this very cool minimalist hotel in the heart of the artsy Chelsea section of the City. Read more about it at Design Milk.

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Chair-igami

You buy your new refrigerator, open it, set in position and load it up with beer.  You received an X-box for Christmas, open it, connect it to your TV and spend countless hours  playing COD.  What about the boxes? The … Continue reading

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