Collection by Diana Budds

Design Within Reach Spring Picks


This week Design Within Reach previewed their Spring 2011 collection where I got a sneek peek of some of their new products and furnishings. A current running throughout much of the furniture was attention to detailing and an interest in craftsmanship reflected in the ways pieces were joined, the materials used, and the how an individual furnishing looked in the round‚ not just from the front. In the slideshow, I share ten of my favorites from the collection.

The January 2011 Color Story: Plum.
Taking its formal cues from the Charles and Ray Eames's molded ply leg splint, DWR's Elan chaise made of FSC-certified...
I particularly loved how the stainless steel joinery acts as completely functional ornament on the chair, celebrating...
This coffee table is part of the Royce Nelson-designed Ollie collection.
Also part of the Ollie collection, this lounge chair features extra-wide arms for additional seating or a makeshift...
Philippe Starck and Eugeni Quitllet (for Dedon) collaborated on the Play Collection.
Running through the center of the Play dining table is a stainless steel ice trough‚ great for chilling food or drinks.
The intricate structure of the Rusa Dining Table by Kaa Design contrasts with the minimalist table top.
The Rusa sectional can be custom configured and features durable Sunbrella fabrics.
When the Rusa chaise is lifted, the structure forms an intriguing geometric pattern.