Marketscape: Seating SMT
Designer: Camilla Aggestrup of Aggestrup
Standout: The Copenhagen-based brand’s founder and creative director delivers a crisp seating system with six gangable components, including corner chairs with French cane backrests and leather seats that join via a brass clip.
Designer: Konstantin Grcic for Magis
Standout: Any-combination-goes color blocking and industrial cast iron combine in a streamlined sofa defined by its tubular upholstered backrest.
Designer: Simon James of Resident
Product: Arcade, Isabella
Standout: Three-legged charmer Isabella, originally created for the designer’s
own home, has a low profile to avoid impinging on sightlines in open-plan spaces—as does his Arcade daybed.
Designer: Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay for Richard Lampert
Standout: Raw Edges’ indoor/outdoor metal sofa with swing seat was inspired by a 1960s iteration—a literal nod
to the Swinging Sixties, perhaps?
Designer: Piergiorgio Cazzaniga for Andreu World
Standout: A contemporary reinterpretation of the classic chair profile showcases artisanal woodwork. The lightweight yet sturdy stacker with FSC-certified beech frame can be specified with plywood or double-woven cord seat.
Designer: Jean-Marie Massaud for Poltrona Frau
Standout: Curl up with a book on
this refined leather chaise whose ebonized ash frame channels the eloquence of the titular poet.
Designer: Will Kavesh of Token
Standout: A rejig of a 2008 design has new radius-edge arms, plus geometric top-stitching on the Spinneybeck leather that takes cues from luxury car upholstery.
Designer: Oki Sato for Alias
Standout: Nendo’s modular system—an homage to pebbles smoothed
by flowing rivers—assembles via cushion-to-back hooks for a range of possible compositions, from chaise to settee.
Designer: Jonas Lindvall for Stolab
Product: Miss Holly Klädd
Standout: Right at home around a dining or conference table, this new version of the popular Miss Holly chair retains the original solid oak legs while adding the option for comfortable upholstery.
Designer: Thomas Pheasant of Thomas Pheasant
Standout: Sharp, crimped shapes on the sculptural lounge chair’s cast-bronze base are reminiscent of the Japanese paper folding technique. Through Maison Gerard.
Designer: Alberto Brogliato and Federico Traverso for Cappellini
Standout: Stackable all-wood chairs—a first for the manufacturer—come in two versions, one with a spoked back, the other with wide-open space below the slim backrest.
Designer: Adriana Hoyos of Adriana Hoyos Furnishings
Product: Rumba Crescent
Standout: The dance for which the sofa is named has a delicate rhythm—as does its wraparound back and curved wooden base, accented by polished brass or silver studs.
Designer: Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll for Muuto
Standout: The addition of a comfortable chaise longue with cold foam filling brings a new element to the Outline family of sofas, by Norway’s Anderssen & Voll.
Designer: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Mattiazzi
Standout: A soft and airy cushion accessorizes the French duo’s angular ash chaise, also available with fabric or leather upholstery.
Designer: Antares Yee of Sun at Six
Standout: Employing the ancient Chinese joinery technique sun mao, the solid white-oak chair is held together solely by interwoven joints. Craftsmanship extends to the seat and back, in leather sourced from an Italian tannery.
Designer: Antonio Citterio for Vitra
Product: Grand Sofa
Standout: Expansive proportions and a graceful silhouette combine in a sofa whose open sides allow for sitting or reclining—and for varied spatial arrangements.
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