Eye-Catching Designs from Carpenters Workshop Gallery in New York
Standouts from “The New Guard: Stories from the New World” at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in New York through January 22.
Steel Bench by Jerome Byron of Jerome Byron
A patinated-steel bench showcases the L.A.-based creator’s love of the elegantly economical geometries of Italian designers from the 1970s, like Vico Magistretti and Angelo Mangiarotti.
Living Structures by Anubha Sood of Anubha Sood
The India-born Parsons grad makes experimental sculptures that weave together seaweed, linen, cotton, and rayon to draw attention to the decline of the earth’s kelp forests.
Bondage by Tiarra Bell of Bellafonté Studio
The mammoth ebonized-oak pendant fixture has a gold-leaf interior meant to express the Philadelphia designer’s Christian faith via its portal-like form.
Illumination Large by Maryam Turkey of Studio Maryam Turkey
The paper-pulp lamp evokes an imaginary cityscape inspired by the abandoned buildings the Iraqi designer saw in war-torn Baghdad as well as New York’s vacant skyscrapers mid-pandemic.
Elombe 013 by Tania Doumbe Fines and Elodie Dérond of Ibiyan
Envisioned as a piece for an imagined multigenerational house in Martinique, where the 20-something studio founders currently reside, a hand-carved chair evokes both Wendell Castle and Caribbean and Sub-Saharan woodwork.
Sink into This Aptly Named Lounge Chair: Chrome Melt
A thick upholstered cushion sags over the chrome-plated steel frame of the aptly named Chrome Melt lounge chair from New York-based Bower Studios.
Liam Lee’s Debut Solo Exhibition Features Otherworldly Seating
Self-taught New York-based designer Liam Lee creates otherworldly felted furniture with limbs that appear to undulate like seaweed underwater.
Egg Collective Unveils a Collection Inspired by ‘Thing Power’
“Snake Eyes,” an exhibition that coincided with Egg Collective’s 11th anniversary, showcased new furnishings alongside works by myriad artists.