Corduroy: not just on your trousers any more

This is a fun idea. Hip New York boutique and gallery Opening Ceremony has got some completely corduroyed-over furniture &mdsah; and not just cushions. The close-up pictures reveal it to be, well, not the most exacting upholstery job, but if you were making a chest of drawers with corduroy in mind from the first, you could probably do quite a good job of it. If you’re in Manhattan, go check it out.

How come we don’t have corduroy phones, or mice? This world doesn’t make sense to me any more!