As far as computer designs were concerned, the Apple Power Mac G5 had a pretty interesting and almost futuristic look. Heck, even by today’s standards it looks like the design of the computer has held up pretty well, even if its internals haven’t. That being said, designer Klaus Geiger came up with an idea that managed to repurpose old Power Mac G5 computers and turned them into furniture.
As you can see in the images above and below, the old Power Mac G5 computers have been repurposed as furniture, such as desks in which a wooden plank is placed on top of two Power Mac G5 computers. Interestingly enough Geiger has managed to capture Apple’s essence in his design, especially when you think about how Apple Stores are typically furnished using wood, glass, and metal. Read full post →Apple Power Mac G5 Computers Repurposed As Furniture
There have been studies that show that sitting down all day can be detrimental to your health, which is why office workers are encouraged to stand up and take short walks every now and then. This has also resulted in furnitures known as the standing desk in which users stand at their desks to work, as opposed to sitting in front of it.
Well if you’re interested in installing such a desk at your office place or even at home, you might be interested to learn that Swedish furniture maker IKEA has recently hopped on board the standing desk bandwagon with the Bekant. The idea of the Bekant is simple – press a button and the desk rises, press a button and it goes back down. Read full post →IKEA’s Bekant Desk Gets The Standing Desk Treatment