The colder months don't have to be all about cozy all the time, some of us may prefer the sleek, minimal look year-round. Here, we've pulled together twelve of our favorite pieces for those with a tendency toward the straight, smooth, and ultra-chic.
The machine-made sleekness of the chair's polycarbonate seat is tempered by the organic feel of its wooden legs. We also like the smoked gray version in addition to the amber shown here.
This German-made piece is modeled after classic Black Forest design and updated with sleek and modern proportions.
SPINNING LIGHT BH2
Sleek, sexy, and understated, Hubert's very grown-up pendant lighting is actually inspired by a children's spinning top toy.
ORA WALL CLOCK
Seamlessly merging a masculine and feminine design sense, this modernized ceramic wall clock was designed by Danish design duo Birgette Due Madsen and Jonas Trampedach. Minimalist dials and subtly raised numbers lend a sleek yet tactile quality.
If there’s anything more inviting than a crackling blaze on a crisp eve, we’ve yet to find it. This stainless steel hanging hearth offers a sleek alternative to a floor-bound fireside.
Courtesy of: Joel Babitta D-Max Photography
POULPE FLOOR LAMP
Imagine this sleek lacquered lamp had eight twisting arms instead of four straight legs (or simply translate its name from French), and the true muse for this fixture will be revealed.
With a slender body and easy-to-move rotating arm, the Pixo light from Pablo Designs is a stylish, multifunctional task lamp. Fashioned with modern design in mind, this sleek illuminator comes equipped with a convenient USB port to charge your mobile devices and boasts energy-efficient LED technology.
Available at the Dwell Store
ALUHOCKER ALUMINUM STOOL
What's black and white and smooth all over? This cool stool by Swiss furniture designers schindlersalemerón. Composed of three sheets of powder coated aluminum, it's also light and stackable, a sleek little addition to any room in the house.
No need to touch this cast-aluminum desk lamp to turn it off or on, when using the Force will do: Hover your hand above the square head of the Kelvin LED—a sleek update on the conical silhouette of Antonio Citterio’s original Kelvin design—and Jedi sensors will operate the LEDs.
These galvanized steel planters work both indoors and out, offering a sleek-but-inexpensive addition to any green scheme.
LOOP HALL COAT RACK
We're edging square into coat season and those jackets are going to start piling up, carelessly tossed over sofas, easy chairs, and coffee tables. This powder coated steel coat rack is a three-legged super structure that will look sleek and understated by the front door, while easily keeping your warm clothes in order.