Remember the feeling of freedom, lightness, and exhilaration found in the backyard swing sets of your childhood? Ethimo captures that sensation — albeit with a seriously sophisticated spin — in its tour de force collection, Swing.
2015 was Sebastian Herkner’s year. The internationally esteemed German designer — heralded for his inspired use of color, texture and material — took home six international accolades for his extraordinary work in the past year alone, including the EDIDA Elle Decoration International Design Award for Best International Newcomer. Catching our eye in 2016? His inviting Ala Armchair for La Cividina.
RODA, a contemporary icon of top quality outdoor furniture, recently raised the stakes with the buzz-worthy debut of not one but two new extraordinary collections: DOUBLE and TEKA. Offering all of the allures for which RODA is known, these collections add to the growing body of choices for design enthusiasts seeking to integrate indoor aesthetics with outdoor practicality.
An 80-year anniversary deserves some fanfare, and the extraordinary new Molteni Museum throws a worthy celebration in honor of the legendary contemporary furniture line. Housed in the penthouse of the company’s Giussano, Italy headquarters, the exhibition offers a dazzling tour of Molteni’s journey from modest atelier to industry icon.
From the “perfect daybed for outdoor napping,” as proclaimed by modern design website Design Milk to an overall aesthetic ideal for “creating your own little piece of paradise” per design blog Homedit.com, Roberti’s sublime pieces are the embodiment of refined relaxation. It’s no stretch that this 55-year-old line — an innovator in the in-outdoor area trend — bills itself as “outdoor pleasure.”
Moooi Carpets just debuted last year, but the 15-year-old Dutch company is already making a colorful splash among the design community for its distinctive collections of floor coverings for the modern home.
There’s a reason why the Strike Chair from Debi is featured in so many well-appointed restaurants, bars and waiting rooms around the globe: This striking piece delivers a fitting fusion of style and substance — ideal for both contract projects as well as for the residential market.
Not all ordinary chairs come with their own fan clubs, but the Gio Ponti D.154.2 Armchair does exactly that. Described by the New York Times Style Magazine as a “manifestation of Ponti’s twin ideals of harmony and joy,” and featured as one of Kara Butterfield’s “Editors’ Picks” in this month’s Boston Home, this piece is an instant classic for contemporary interiors, and is almost certain to earn sought-after status among today’s collectors.