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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde
How a piece of furniture informed an iconic horror story.
October 12, 2017
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Sam Maloof House
A living museum dedicated to the legendary woodworker and his soulful furniture.
Added by sandylibrarian
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Center for Lost Objects
An unusual assortment of art, furniture, and other curiosities.
Added by Amy Buchanan
Hannibal Hamlin Death Couch
Abraham Lincoln's vice president took his last breath here on July 4, 1891.
Added by R Stemple
Asheville, North Carolina
Silver River Center for Chair Caning
This Asheville chair museum wants to revive a dying art.
Added by silverriverchairs
Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1's Ubiquitous 'Papasan' Chair
The bowl-shaped seat's conflicted heritage incorporates the Vietnam War.
July 17, 2017
No, Victorians Didn't Cover Up Table Legs Because They Were Too 'Sexy'
Debunking an admittedly adorable myth.
July 14, 2017
Stoke Heath, England
The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
Added by Capemarsh
This restored colonial house was once home to the botanist responsible for bringing avocados to the U.S.
Added by rudygiron
The Slovenian architect designed many landmarks in the capital city, including his own dream house.
Added by jonathanholt3
Vintage furniture and art share space with all manner of collectibles at this quirky shop in Bangkok.
Added by ricepotato
Sergei Eisenstein Memorial House
A unique museum dedicated to the famed Soviet director and other cinema greats.
Added by ahvenas
A Forgotten Desk Drawer Hid a Poetic Pop Culture Gem
How haikus written during a boozy night found their way back to their famed authors.
April 03, 2017
Newman Brothers Coffin Works
England's foremost purveyor of funeral furniture hasn't changed a bit since the 1960s.
Added by MsMoll
One of Brooklyn's Oldest Trees Could Live in Your Living Room
Most New York City trees go to the chipper, but this one will have a dignified afterlife.
September 08, 2016
Saul Bellow's Son Explains How 'Guerilla Marketing' Sold His Father's Unsellable Desk
Until last month, nobody was much interested.
April 20, 2016
The Chairs of Maison Gatti
Since 1920, one small company has defined the distinctive chairs of Paris' sidewalk bistros.
Added by Luke J Spencer
In a town that's had a whole lot of giant chairs this one still stands tall, just not the tallest.
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