Eschewing sharp lines and tight corners for a far more bulbous take on the bed, Paola Navone’s low-lying design gives the effect of settling into an overstuffed cloud.
Behold, a seat as smooth—and enticing—as its namesake. Jean-Marie Massaud's Carmel chair for Poliform appears to melt into itself, with a few deep creases that make up the overstuffed arms and back. It's a beaut.
Place by Jasper Morrison for Vitra
Valencia designer Carlos Tiscar makes joints a virtue in his perfectly round, barrel-shaped molded woo and fabric Aro chair by Capdell, a Valencia manufacturer. Aro's elegant wood legs contrast with taut, invisibly attached upholstery.
Arch by Jean-Marie Massaud for MDF Italia
Statement sofas needn't be staid models of straight lines and solid colors. Mabel—contructed from Eurpoean hardwood and upholstered in a linen exclusively designed by Donna Wilson for British brand SCP—brings a bit of fun to the living room, and we'd very happily lounge on this bright settee.
If Mother Nature were a modernist, she might make trees not with gnarled, knobby roots but with slim trunks and bentwood branches. Brass shades and a bold color palette complete the polished pastiche.
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