Stephen Kenn’s Furniture Collection for Victorinox

A collaborative line of three dynamic pieces

Victorinox may be best known as the makers of the original Swiss Army knife, but their product categories certainly do not stop there. They’ve long produced well-received watches, and recently launched into luggage, apparel and more—but a new collaboration with LA-based furniture designer Stephen Kenn demonstrates a commitment to furniture as well. The impressive three-piece collection—part of the Victorinox’s Makers series—features walnut wood, steel (in …

Woodendot’s Batea Tables Collection

Coffee and tray tables from solid oak and lacquered steel, with ample storage space

There’s a substantial reason why wood plays the defining material in the work of Spanish design house WOODENDOT. Co-founder Daniel García hails from Valladolid in Spanish region of Tierra de Pinares—where up to 80% of the population is dedicated to crafting design items from wood. Along with María J. Vargas, García set out to develop a brand balancing forward-thinking but direct pieces along with the …

Ikea Taps HAY and Tom Dixon for New Products

For its latest line of collaborative products, Ikea has tapped Danish design company HAY and British designer Tom Dixon. While Dixon’s contributions are currently under wraps until August 2017 (he could only confirm an aluminum-framed couch), HAY has already begun crafting tables, lamps, benches and other furniture and lighting ideas, as well as a reinterpreted version of Ikea’s distinct blue and yellow Frakta shopping bag. …

Furniture and Lighting From NYC’s Apparatus Studio

Marble, brass and glass unite for a new collection of inspired design pieces

It seems as if every time NYC-based design studio Apparatus releases a new line, there’s something to covet—especially when they successfully modernize classic shapes and materials. At ICFF this year, the studio did not disappoint. Apparatus debuted two new lighting fixture lines—CIRCUIT and TASSEL—both of which employ brass to great effect, and they’ve released two variations of the PORTAL table in marble. As with all …

Victoria Wilmotte’s Pli Side Table

An elegant, sculptural creation from the French designer

Using a combination of complex geometries, angles and finishes, French designer Victoria Wilmotte creates striking pieces that beg the eye to search for more. Her latest design, the Pli Side Table, is a perfect example of how a home furnishing can exude the appeal of a gallery-worthy sculpture. Produced by contemporary design retailer ClassiCon, the Pli Side Table is a contrast in form. Its angular …