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Eight Modern Furniture Designs
for Summer

Combining traditional design values with the latest technology

Modern furniture design is currently undergoing a radical shift between design aesthetics, where traditional reincarnations can co-exist with sleek, minimal architecture, fairly comfortably. This interesting conflict of interests is particularly due to the re-purposing of old materials and a market eager to inherit traditional design values that doesn't disrupt their equally matched enthusiasm of the latest technology. Whether it's bespoke dining tables or Marenco sofas, the range of products on the market is both overwhelming and brimming with possibilities.

With share housing arrangements and living-area entertainment continuing to be a popular form of recreation among families and housemates, modern furniture design is a worthy investment for those planning to dedicate much of their time to these areas. Here are eight designs that are worthy your attention.

Modern design coffee table
A coffee table of featuring a modern design and materials

Holden Lounge

This L-shaped sofa formation offers wide and luxurious comfort for guests and family alike. The subtle gray palette would perfectly match a cool room setting, with its inoffensive bold color caressed by nearby lights providing hints of shade; this consistent design is very flexible among its chosen environment. Described as a 'modular lounge' collection, the cushions and backrests come in various sizes for consumers comfort requirements, allowing personal preference and character to shape your living environment standards.

Alora Sofa

The Alora sofa is a classic example of old and new aesthetics colliding. With a light cream color to match and slightly raised base, this modern couch offers customizable leather or fabric upholstery options, along with various colors and texture combinations.

Billy Table

These creative bespoke dining tables are comprised of rare King Billy Pine that features a gorgeous light-cream finish paired with sturdy gray legs to match. This elegant design has naturally fine wood textures, with conflicting shades of rough patches that compliment that calm interweaving lines that transfer through. It has a sturdy rectangular shape that will comfortably sit 6-8 guests at a time; paired with bold colored dining chairs, this table creates pleasant eye candy for guests and homeowners alike.

Floating Coffee Table

Combining a mixture of quality recycled hardwoods, the design of these coffee tables reflects the minimalist approach to modern design, cleverly paired with traditional materials and manufacturing methods. Providing a seamless finish of metal and timber structure, this handmade design has legs routed from the top surface towards the bottom, providing stable balance for both ends.

Unusual wooden table design
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Sixties Modern Dining Table

To further expand on the captivating designs represented by these bespoke dining tables, this counter-culture clash of contemporary design won national recognition, and for good reason. Comprised of high-quality wood materials, low-raised dining chairs and simple aesthetic, this elegant style is the natural approach to design.

Aren Occasional Chair

Modern living enthusiasts will be impressed by the subtle design that's represented by this chair. Featuring solid oak timber legs and arms, along with an internal timber frame, this product of all-natural materials and comfortable fabric is a high benchmark in furniture design.

3D Printed Lounge

3D printed furniture may seem like an alien concept to some, but this revolutionary manufacturing process holds massive potential for the market. This stunning mesh lounge is comprised of only 2.5 liters in materials, with little energy requirements in order to be produced. Weighing in at just 5.5 pounds, this single print 3D format could very well become a staple product among the housing market in future years to come. Each of the nearly 6,000 copper/chrome layers measures at a meager .0099 centimeters thick, an impressive achievement in its own right.

Modern design concept
Modern design lounge chairs and living room concept

Balloon Suspended Glass Table

Taking table architecture to imaginative and astronomical heights, this one-of-a-kind design sets a new standard for bespoke dining tables. This magical display of creativity is comprised of bright floating balloons that suspend a circular glass table surface. Made of metal resin composite, sturdy metal rods then extend to the floor's surface in an organized 'heap' of strings that establish the base platform.

Representing naturally occurring tangles and twists, this accurate depiction represents an almost child-like quality to the piece, taking delight in simple pleasures by accentuating the littlest of details. This masterpiece of modern architecture may not be the most practical design, but the potential for similar ideas releases a range of possibilities for future products. Like many of these imaginative ideas on display, the prospect of new ideas never ceases to exist among the ever-shifting furniture design community.

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