Category Archives: Las Vegas World Market August 2010

Our vote for the absolute coolest product at las vegas market hands down!!!

Janna Phillips has created what we think is one of the coolest furniture lines, completely from foam. She’s created fun, stylish pieces of furniture from blocks of eco-friendly foam, but the best part is the versatility of this line.

Janna’s a veteran in the world of upholstery, having worked for manufacturers, and having owned a successful retail store in the H.D. Buttercup “manutailer” showroom in the Helms Bakery district in Los Angeles.

I’ve always felt that sofas and upholstered furniture was cool, but limited.  What happens when things change and you’ve got a different space?  I’ve always wanted to create things that can adapt to your life and perform other functions

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Janna's furniture showroom is like a playground of cool stuff to lounge on

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What was once one brick of foam is now four separate pieces that can sit as one as an alternative to a coffee table, and....(see next photo)

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Need a few extra seats in a pinch? Just grab one of the end pieces, flip it on end and there you go. (The center pieces shown there in stripes could tilt up on end and work well at the end of a bed, or anywhere else for that matter)

That is the best part of Janna’s creations.  They can perform several different functions just by re-arranging them.  Such simple, primitive shapes, used in whole new ways.  Genius!

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A loveseat sized chair. Remove the wege behind it for a more laid back rocker, or tilt the wedge up for a more upright chair. Shown in-between, at the "medium setting". Think that's cool? Flip that semi-circular piece on end and you've got a bar. That's right, a bar. This eco-friendly foam is firm and supportive, yet comfortable to sit on.

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The mini versions of us need someplace comfortable to sit, don't they?

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Re-claimed wood bed goodness at Las Vegas market

Thomas Bina is a great designer, blending contemporary lines with a grounded, organic feel, using reclaimed and repurposed woods and metals.  We’ve got a bunch of his stuff coming into our store at homeLOFT.

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