Dream DJ Furniture

As CDM continues its hunt for the ultimate studio furniture, here's my favorite reader tip yet: DUAL Furniture in San Francisco has gorgeous custom birchwood furniture designed to your specs. There's the usual DJ furniture — record cabinets and the like — but DUAL wins out for cool hunters with its floating coffins, suspended elegantly from the ceiling by wire. Now if only someone could design something this lovely for laptops and keyboards. (Oh, yes, that and "if only money were no object." Sure, we're supposed to be poor as musicians, but . . . look at the pretty furniture!)

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Dream DJ Furniture: Pt. II

Easily topping the cool factor of the floating DJ turntable is the alien spaceship cockpit of DJ furniture: the DJ Kreemy Table. (Thanks to a reader for reminding of this!) Designed by Karim Rashid, this all-fiberglass, dual-deck+mixer design with integrated power and lighting will set you back (get ready for this) just under US$3000. So you'll be nice and comfy spinning at home when you're not too busy dealing crack to pay for it. Or you could wait for the Fab Five to rescue you: the design was hip enough to be featured on an episode of Queer Eye for …

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Furniture for Laptops, Vinyl, More

At home or on the gig, it's a problem: where do you put all your toys? Most clubs, from avant-garde to hip, don't seem to know what to do with performers who work with laptops and technology. And, then, at home, if you've managed not to alienate your significant other yet, he or she will probably be much happier if you don't have gear sprawling all over the flat (not to mention, you'll actually be able to work.) CDM has an ongoing hunt for solutions. The latest find is the superb custom DJ furniture from Sefour. There's permanent kit for …

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CDM Asks: Show Us Your Workspace

Creating the ultimate workspace for digital music creation isn't easy. You need the right mood — available liquor cabinet and copious candles lining the piano is always a good start. And you need a great desk and office chair. Right now, I'm thinking about finding a great new, ergonomic chair — see Joy of Tech's clever analysis of office chair options, and what I really want, of course, which is the Herman Miller Aeron. CDM asks its readers: what's your workspace look like? What's your furniture of choice? And what workspace do you dream of? Send us photos via email …

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