Emerging Designers Reimagine Everyday Objects as Extraordinary Forms

These rising stars offer fresh takes on linear forms.

Óseo by Federico Stefanovich of Federico Stefanovich

The Mexico City-based de­signer’s kinetic mobile is made of walnut or inked oak, powder-coated steel, and paper, the latter a shade that receives and bounces light from the lamp below.

Object Project by Gabriela Zappi of Gabriela Zappi

A 24-piece line of quirky topographic furnishings and tabletop items (lamps, benches, ashtrays, candle holders) CNC-cut out of plywood sheets is the brainchild of the 27-year-old, L.A.-based architect.

Squiggle by Chris Miano of CAM Design Co.

The Parsons-educated industrial designer’s undulating col­lection consists of a pendant fixture, mirror, and chair, their serpentine forms formed out of solid American black walnut.

Luna Tabouret by Brianna Nichole Love of Frn Co.

The current Columbia GSAPP student launched her furniture company during the pandemic, producing such sustainable goods as this stool/table in walnut and reclaimed Golden Jade granite.