We imagine Darth Vader would look like quite the stylish Sith Lord sitting in this translucent polycarbonate petal. Pierre Paulin, who passed away in June, crafted ergonomic designs for over 50 years and Flower, his first collaboration with Magis, proves that the Force was always strong with this French legend.
Pros: The combination of black lacquered steel, walnut veneer, and black laminate (or, for a price bump, Corian) lends this reissue of a 1950s classic a luxurious feel, as do the self-closing drawer gliders. It’s almost too chic for a home office—unless you live on the set of Mad Men.
Cons: When closed, the double-decker drawers appear to be two different sizes, but it’s a front: Upon opening, they’re revealed to be equally puny, just over two inches deep. In the digital age, have roomy drawers gone the way of the eight-track?