Italian Designer Antonio Citterio Explains His 2020 Flexform Collection

Furniture that emphasizes an elegant simplicity, detailed by the Italian designer in a new video

Family-owned Italian furniture manufacturer Flexform launched its first product in 1959. Since, the company has collaborated with dozens of designers, architects and other creatives on essentials for everyday life: couches, chairs, beds and beyond. This year, they tapped Antonio Citterio and Christophe Pillet for expansive collections of their own. To accompany these releases, Citterio sat down with Flexform to reflect on the company’s 60-year history …

Russet Fills Several Gaps in the Modern Furniture Market

Affordable, easy-to-assemble items that emphasize durability and style

Furniture, when bought new, largely exists at two poles: low-end and affordable or high-quality, long-lasting and loan-requiring. For NYC-based duo Stephanie Rales and Sophie Lavet, the process of purchasing essential pieces and accessories for their respective apartments became so cumbersome and costly that they decided to ideate their own brand, one that would fill evident gaps in the home goods market. Their brand, Russet (which …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Design competitions, televised art classes, virtual parties, online orations and more ways to feel connected

George Nakashima’s Children Live Within and Preserve His Design Legacy Japanese-American architect and furniture designer George Nakashima’s New Hope, Pennsylvania property houses more than 19 buildings by the craftsman. Two of them are homes to his daughter, Mira (who runs the grounds) and his son, Kevin—an unofficial keeper of the family’s saga. A prolific creator, Nakashima turned from commercial architecture to midcentury folk craft. During …