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June 5, 2013
Now in its third year, WantedDesign is proving to be a crucial stop on the New York Design Week train.
helix table for DWR

The Helix Table by Chris Hardy for DWR is a perfect triumvirate of glass, wood, and brass.

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the o chair from DWR

Also from DWR, the Ø chair by designer Asher Israelow. A cantilevered seat encourages relaxation by creating a floating feeling for its occupant.

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industrial pendant

Made from hand-blown glass and wood, the Industrial Pendant Lamp from Kaschkasch Cologne for DWR, can hang alone or as a trio.

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boton side tables

The Botón side tables by Guatemala and Florida-based Labrica make a subtle nod to their namesake with tops resembling buttons.

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axor starck organic faucet

Philippe Starck’s eco-conscious faucet design for Axor took cues from nature for its organic form.

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atocha media record cabinet

From media storage gurus Atocha Design, a covetable record cabinet for design-minded music lovers.

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tsar textured silk rug

A detail of Midas, a textural wool and bamboo silk rug from Tsar. The pattern was inspired by the play of light on cracked lines of ancient porcelain mosaic.

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peasant table

Brad Ascalon teamed up with Juniper to create a table designed from off-the-shelf stock materials. The Peasant Table’s solid brass tubes are available in a range of finishes including oxidized and polished brass, powder coat, and satin nickel.

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togo armchair houndstooth

To celebrate 40 years of Michel Ducharoy’s iconic Togo sofa, Ligne Roset is releasing the collection in two new upholstery patterns, including the black and white houndstooth seen here.

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doel fresse chair

Puerto Rican design collective Design in Puerto Rico brought the color for their WantedDesign debut with the Quince Rocker by Doel Fresse. 

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Effeti stood alone in representing kitchen design, and held their own with the showing of the BK1 and BK2 systems. Realizing that the kitchen is often integrated into living spaces, brothers Gabriele and Oscar Buratti created the systems to attractively conceal kitchen appliances. Photo by Stephen Smith, Imaginaire Co.

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lighting collection

Distinguished crystal manufacturer Saint-Louis charged three female designers (Paola Navone, Kiki Van Eijk, and Ioanna Vautrin) to design a lighting collection. The designers visited the Saint Louis archives to draw inspiration. Here, Kiki Van Eijk used a former mold to develop an interactive light that opens and closes to your desired brightness.

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the carrot concept

Bernhardt Design traveled to El Salvador to present The Carrot Concept, works from a design collective in El Salvador. Their products from a variety of designers all use bright color.

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stokk chandelier by urbancase

The Stokk chandelier by Urbancase from Standard Socket’s first collection consists of one to five walnut arms, all adjustable by the user.

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doucet fetish ashtray

From Joe Doucet, the Fetish Ashtray is looking sinfully good in 24 carat gold.

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helix table for DWR

The Helix Table by Chris Hardy for DWR is a perfect triumvirate of glass, wood, and brass.

This year, a cast of international designers brought their wares through conversation series, workshops, and a Module-R pop-up shop  to the Terminal Stores for New York Design Week. From a colorful showing by Central American designers to a celebration of 40 years of Ligne Roset’s Togo, we’ve pulled together a few of the many chairs, accessories, and lights that stopped us in our tracks.

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