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4-legged Table That Never Rocks

August 23, 2017

A three-legged table will always sit flat, but they are unstable and easy to knock over. A four-legged…
Modular Robotic Furniture System

July 12, 2017

A furniture startup Ori Systems rolled out a modular robotic furniture across the US. A robotically transformable modular system…
Robotic Folding Furniture For A Small Living Space

July 29, 2016

Living space particularly in a big cities has become expensive. Furniture startup Ori Systems comes to help designing a shape-shifting…
Customized Furniture From Handmade Wooden Elements

June 9, 2016

A Lithuanian team SPYNDI has created a piece of furniture that can turn to be any shape. A furniture is comprised…
The smart, quirky trappings of a contemporary solar house

October 1, 2015

If you’re building a zero-energy solar home, shouldn’t the furnishings be ultra-efficient, too? That was the thinking of…
Rice U. students design furniture for other planets

April 25, 2015

A team of Rice University students had to think a lot about that in recent months as they…
NIST Makes ‘Bio Inspired’ Flame Retardants in a Jiffy

April 15, 2015

After devising several new and promising “green” flame retardants for furniture padding, National Institute of Standards and Technology…
Bamboo – How Nature’s Miracle Material Could Help Build a Sustainable Future

March 5, 2015

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering believe that bamboo could be used to build many things…
NIST Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test

February 11, 2014

The bench-scale test widely used to evaluate whether a burning cigarette will ignite upholstered furniture may underestimate the…
Nanocoating helps fight furniture fires without toxic flame retardants

May 14, 2013

Furniture cushions are made of flammable polyurethane foam that, when burned, puddles at high temperatures, a quality called…
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