The famed French designer Pierre Paulin made pouffe magic in 1969 with his perfectly curvaceous Pumpkin. Ligne Roset reissued the icon in 2008, and it comes in a myriad of colors.
Though the logo disrupts the clean look of this showerhead, it remains an undeniably sleek design. Operating on a half-inch valve, this showerhead maximizes water flow—one doesn’t feel the need to remove flow restrictors, which is good for the user and even better for the environment.
Forget flat screens above the toilet and LED-illuminated tubs. When we retreat to the bathroom it’s a time to relax without distraction (and, of course, wash our hands afterwards). PuraVida is Duravit’s second collaboration with Stuttgart-based studio Phoenix Design, and the milky white ceramic series—which includes basins, toilets, tubs, and showers—creates a smooth, clean look that even stray dollops of shaving cream and splatterings of toothpaste can’t sully.
The Play collection from Paola Lenti comes in both indoor and outdoor models, but this pouf is strictly for the living room—not patio—set. Choose from a range of upholsteries, with a choice of fringe to spice things up a bit.
Donna Wilson does textiles like no other designer out there today. Ernest is one of a pouffe trio—Frank and Henry complete the threesome—that showcase the Scottish lass's take on a rotund wooly jumper.