Latest Articles in Furniture Design

Red Kelly chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini.

Conversation Piece: 10 Statement Chairs

In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 statement chairs that are sure to turn heads and get tongues wagging. Click through for some inspiration for bringing something bold, funky, or just downright interesting into your interior design. See more in this series with 7 Statement Sofas and 8 Statement Side Tables.
June 19, 2013
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Made in America: 7 Great Products from the Midwest

In the following pages, we toast American ingenuity by highlighting furniture and accessories designed and fabricated across four regions of the continental United States.
June 19, 2013
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5 More Pieces from American Designer Paul Isabella

A new collection of wooden furniture and home goods from Minneapolis design studio Isabella Furniture.
June 18, 2013
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Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow

An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
June 17, 2013
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Salone Satellite Top Pick: AMPY Stool by Jerri Hobdy

In 2013, Salone Satellite—Salone Internazionale del Mobile’s younger companion, for which a jury led by Marva Griffin Wilshire selects exhibitors younger than 35—showcased six intrepid U.S. booths, from a Southern design school to one of Dwell’s 2012 Young Guns honorees. Could one of these be the next Nendo or Patrick Jouin?
June 15, 2013
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6 Noteworthy Designs from Salone Satellite 2013

Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.
June 15, 2013
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Modern Furniture Kids Can Draw On

How many design-minded parents have cried out in terror as their Sharpie-wielding toddler angles through the left-ajar baby gate and heads directly for the Womb chair? Fear not, gentle parents, for British designer Timothy Ben may have just solved your problem with a pair of smart, sturdy pieces that come with your little ones in mind. A low table and a tall chest, the Scribble and the Jackanory respectively, are elegant additions to the home that come with chalkboard panels ideal for an afternoon doodle or a last-minute shopping list.
June 10, 2013
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Hang it Up: 5 Artful Coat Racks

We know the drill: you come home, dump everything on the nearest chair, and head straight to the kitchen for dinner. Elevate your nightly routine with some of our favorite sculptural coat racks that double as design elements.
June 5, 2013