Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a regional issue. Bonus points awarded for mix-and-match modular compartments and deceptively seamless facades.
The aluminum shade of Muuto's Mhy is hand made-and-painted. We were taken with the bold purple hue, but the fixture is also offered in yellow, green, white, black, and red for a mix-and-matchable cluster.
We'd hazard a guess that Quebecois shepherd's pie - Pate Chinois, the name of the collection by Domison - isn't the first thing that comes to mind when viewing the Montage sofa. The hearty recipe, however, provided tasty inspiration for the designers' mix-and-match of modular arms and backrests. colorful slipcover options, and customizable base.
The Naked Line cabinet from Pennsylvania-based MIO stripped away the use of veneers to expose its composite construction: formaldehyde-free, 100% pre-consumer recycled wood fibers. Mix-and-match the sliding front panels in white, grey, and orange to make this customizable console a polestar in your pad.
Wall shelves are wonderful for storage and display, giving books, pictures, and knick knacks a good-looking home that doesn't take up valuable real estate on the floor. Waveform's generous 13 inch depth will support the larger hardbacks, while its 22 inch length lends itself to a mix-and-match modularity that will make a neat visual statement. The powder-coated, sheet-metal units are available in twelve colors.
- Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.
- These 6 seats are as aesthetically pleasing as they are well-designed.
- Modern takes on many meanings besides being contemporary or new age—sometimes modern simply means being different.