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A rolling cart is terrific in the kitchen. It becomes a floating island carrying utensils, cooking equipment, recipe books, and ingredients from the pantry to the stove to the table. A stainless steel finish can be easily cleaned.
This Restoration Hardware-style of industrial-cart coffee table has been popular for a couple of years, with many knock-offs now found. The mechanics of the oversized casters are key to the design, recreating a rough factory look which is a cool juxtaposition to the refined interior.
What about casters on other furniture pieces such as beds and night stands? How many times have you reconfigured a child's room as she grows and her needs change? Wouldn't having her furniture on castors make that so much easier?
On sofas, castors allow us to easily reconfigure the seating arrangement as the social venue allows. I love the idea of changing one living room from a den with a lounge-y sectional to a formal salon with two loveseats facing each other — just because the seating units are on castors. Brilliant.
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