Made of leather with built-in padding, held taut by a light metal structure. This idea has produced a whole range of unconventional seating solutions from chairs to armchairs and chaises-lounges.
Glove Chair, by Patricia Urquiola, for Molteni & C
From the 1960′s these American lamps are made from aluminium and glass.
Stemlite table lamps, by Design Line, $480, Sold at auction at Wright
Made of fabric and a shell in blowmoulded polyethylene, this is one fine chair; the resemblance to a telephone handset is purely coincidental.
Nimrod, by Marc Newson, for Magis
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A modular seating system which offers corner and U-shaped configurations. The irregular curves are well resolved here.
Bora Bora, by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, Andrei Munteanu, for MDF Italia
We like this design by Mikael Silvanto, the station changes as you slide the radio unit — no more dials.
08 Radio by Mikael Silvanto, at Aivan!
Use it how you like. Upholstered sides and an island top lend this coffee table an air of luxury.
Ninfea, by Matteo Ragni, for Poltrona Frau