Invisible Collection Reveals Pieces IRL

The Townhouse is the New York showroom where design aficionados can see IRL the latest pieces from Invisible Collection, which began in 2016 as an online retailer, when cofounders Isabelle Dubern-Mallevays and Anna Zaoui realized that thousands of site-specific pieces are created for private projects without ever being offered to the public. The company makes some of these heretofore hidden pieces accessible. New in is a cloudlike series by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance: 21 limited-edition pieces crafted between 2017 and 2022. Seating includes the Mousse sofa, “its flat walnut or oak base like a temple door,” the designer says; Whisper, an armchair or sofa reminiscent of a snowy mountaintop; and the Perros armchair inspired by the prehistoric standing stones found in the Brittany region of Duchaufour-Lawrance’s native France. On the other side of the materials spectrum yet similarly curvaceous are two tables sculpted from Verde Serpa marble: Mineral Flower and the tripartite Soft Rock.

the Whisper armchair and Mineral Flower table from the Invisible Collection
Whisper, Mineral Flower. Photography by Rodrigo Ríze.
Whisper armchairs from The Invisible Collection
Soft Rock tripartite table from The Invisible Collection
Soft Rock.
Mousse sofa from The Invisible Collection
the Perros chair from The Invisible Collection

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