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A Very Simple T_Table by MDF

T_Table, by Francesco Bettoni, for MDF Italia

Satyr Chairs are Just Ducky

Its quirky, but it works. A lounge chair that could fit well in either a home or office environment. A bit more casual than the standard classics, this chair looks like it might waddle away if not watched.

There it stands, bold and robust — and that really is important as this is not a chair for formal sitting, but an invitation to relax, lean back and put your feet up — ideally on the matching stool.

ClassiCon Satyr Armchair, Satyr II, by ForUse

Torch Light from Established & Sons

Made from a moulded textured plastic, the Torch Light comes in three versions: small cone, small rounded and the large cone. Sylvain Willenz’s work, is inspired by archetypal objects—in this case, the simple silhouette of a typical hand-held torch or car headlight.

Torch Light, by Sylvain Willenz, for Established & Sons

Indoor Constellations by Horm

“A light décor that faithfully reproduces a portion of sky. It includes, within the physical perimeter of the object, the depth of infinity. And infinite are also the feelings for the objects that will exist in space and time and that these doors, once open, will wake up. The cupboard has inside lighting and wooden doors featuring optical fibre décors of various diameters whose position is governed by the star map constellation”.

Voltaceleste, by Salvatore Indriolo, for Horm

Dart Chair by Hannes Wettstein

Designed for Ergonomic comfort, the seat fabric is removable, polished aluminum or nickel legs.

Dart Chair, by Hannes Wettstein, for Molteni & C

M2 Modular Seating by Quinze & Milan

Modular seating designed for the contract market, OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) has commissioned a special version of M2 for the Seattle Public Library.

M2, by Scott Wilson, for Quinze & Milan

Division of Space, a Secretarial Desk by Bernini

Ja, Gerrit is a domestic secretarial desk, which could function as a double desk, his and hers. Volumes are marked by geometrical spaces which intersect to define the space. The small variations of material and colour between varnished wood and black leather is interrupted by the bright colours of retro-varnished glass.

Ja, Gerrit, by Alberto Sala, for Bernini

Screw.it, Another Alessi Kitchen Gadget

The Netherlands architect Wiel Arets has designed a gripping corkscrew, salt and pepper mill, made of ceramic and high-grade steel, for the Italian company Alessi.

screw.it salt.it pepper.it, by Wiel Arets, for Alessi

Rare Italian Chair for Sale by Paoli

Made from enameled steel, nylon and leather, the two orbits enclose the sitter. Dynamic.

Lounge Chair (1955), $16,000, by Luciano Grassi, Sergio Conti and Marisa Forlani, for Paoli at Wright

TV Murrine Paperweight by Naoto Fukasawa

A murrine paperweight in flashed Murano glass, hand-ground, when set on paper it becomes a magnifying glass that enlarges words and pictures.

TV Murrine Paperweight, by Naoto Fukasawa, for B&B Italia

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