We've seen a lot of hidden compartment furniture lately, but this company takes the cake.
QLine Designs is a New-Hampshire-based design/build firm that produces high-quality pieces made from solid wood and using traditional techniques. Decidedly untraditional are the clever ways in which they've added secret storage, accessed in unusual ways.
Check out how their Rotating Table operates:
The clever use of space in their Executive Desk:
The sheer amount of hidden storage in their Design Dresser:
The unusual drawers in their Dining Table:
You can see more of their designs here. And for those of you into shop porn, the company's facility looks pretty killer. They use everything from traditional hand tools up to a CNC mill.
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Lastly, the company founder has written a great essay on quality design and construction, and we recommend giving it a read.