Cityloft by Pascal Mourgue for Ligne Roset
Solid natural beech wood simple chairs with transparent corrugated polycarbonate seat and backrest. By Jasper Morrison for Magis.
Available in medium-density fiberboard or marble.
There are few finer chairs than those produced by Japanese maker Maruni, whose levels of craftsmanship and woodworking technology are hard to top. Morrison again offers an update of the archetypal cafe chair, but these beauties will do equally well in any home.
White plastic and stainless steel single-slot two-slice toaster with warming tray and photo-sensor browning control
Jasper Morrison hits another home run with this alarm clock available in red, black or white. Though we're known to hit the snooze button over and over again, we wouldn't mind being roused by this looker. There's also a special edition of the AC 01, whose proceeds help benefit people living in Maeami, a fishing village in the Tōhoku region of Japan, which was swept away by the March 2011 tsunami.
Glo Ball’s shade is made from a matte, hand-blown, opaline glass that perches atop a thick gray-painted steel base and stem over a die-cast aluminum support. Takes one 250-watt bulb to glo.