When it comes to sleek, minimal and functional design, who does it better than the Japanese? Yamazaki is considered the Ikea of Japan—but it seems cooler. And smarter. Founded as a family business more than 100 years ago, the brand's mission is to neatly declutter your home (and life) via thoughtfully-designed furnishings that don't cost a lot but are built to last.
Tower tiered rack,
This Stockholm-based design collective is creating smart, streamlined furniture and accessories by working with vanguard designers and renowned European manufacturers. The items are well-built and can adapt to different living spaces. Hem's Kumo sofa, for example, can also be used as a single armchair or configured into a sectional. What's more, the legs, arms and cushions all break down for easy moving.
Kumo modular sofa,