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Dirty Furniture

When design leaves the showroom

Dirty Furniture is the independent design magazine that uncovers the relationship between people and the things they live with. Conceived as a finite printed series of six and showcasing design’s best writers and emerging talents, each issue takes a piece of furniture as its theme and uses it as a springboard to explore topics spanning politics, design, history, technology, psychology, manufacturing, art – and the plain weird.



3/6 – Toilet

Alex Schweder on pissing
Debika Ray on India
Justin Clemens on humour
Owen Hatherley on public toilets
Natalie D Kane on nappies
Alice Twemlow on graphic design
plus fatbergs, shitting monarchs
and the poo emoji

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Issue 1 Couch Sold Out

We’d love to keep selling Dirty Furniture forever, but due to popular demand, issue one – Couch – is now sold out. Make sure you don’t miss out on the rest. You can still bag yourself Table, Toilet, Closet, Telephone and Bed here.


Crossing the Pond

It’s been a busy summer for Dirty Furniture: while co-editor Anna has been preparing for the new academic year at London’s Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art, Elizabeth has been talking things Dirty Furniture far and wide. More


Stack Awards

Well, that’s a nice start to the day! We’re very happy to have been nominated for a couple of Stack awards: editor of the year and best non-fiction. Keep your fingers crossed for us…

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