For the second season in a row, Patricia Urquiola designed one of our favorite Milan debuts that we're still ooohing and aaahing over. Last time it was the thick knits of Mangas, an über-tactile rug for Gan, and this year Silver Lake caught—and held—our attention. The angular easy chair exudes an effortless southern California cool reminiscent of the heyday of mid-century modernism.
- The Design Duo of Doshi Levien has succeeded again: the British design team has produced a compelling collection of work melding whimsy and modernism, Indian tradition and a European approach to…
A snowflake-inspired seat for the graphically inclined, the painted-wood Nanook puts a stylistic stop to the whiteout of minimal modernist decor.
When these conceptual cocoons appeared at the Milan Furniture Fair, they seemed like Toltec-scaled artifacts hauled back from an exploratory voyage deep into the uncharted head-waters of Urquiola’s creative flow—elegantly minimal geodesic forms wrapped in an explosion of color, pattern, and texture. Year's later, the remote tropical jungle outpost of Urquiola’s ingenuity remains unscathed.
- The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries. Now weaving is about to have its moment in the spotlight.
- German designer Sebastian Herkner has collaborated with many of the top international furniture brands including Moroso, Classicon, and Pulpo—a remarkable feat considering his small studio consists…
- Over the past year or so, we've noticed a pink trend happening in furniture and textiles (and it's not just our rose-colored glasses).
The space within this beech wood bear is limited, so you'll have to be choosy on what you decide to stick inside. Our vote is for a little note that will delight the heck out of anyone who happens to open it up, like a little message in a bottle; We can still remember finding a small box on a shelf at our grandmother's house when we were little, heart racing when we saw there was a folded slip of paper inside. A secret! We took it out, flattened the creases and read, in her flowery hand: "Don't be so nosy!"