Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas

Vibrantly hued settees poking out from the mass of furniture found at this year's fair

Delicate, subtly hued earth tones pervaded seemingly every facet of design in almost every pocket of Milan last week. But the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its numerous offshoots weren’t wholly packed with rich pastels and copper-congruent colors; like Americans’ favorite (and impossible to find in Italy) gelato topping, bright bits of color were sprinkled around, most noticeably in the sofa sector. Here are six …

The Future Perfect Collection

Three sofas and a chandelier comprise the NYC-based design boutique's debut furniture line

by LinYee Yuan When The Future Perfect opened its doors on a then-quiet block in Brooklyn’s artist outpost of industrial Williamsburg, they were described as carrying “home décor pieces that poke fun not only at the establishment but also at those who buy them.” Now, a decade later, Williamsburg overflows with condos filled with young professionals and TFP counts two additional retail locations in their …

Herman Miller Wireframe Sofa

Physical and visual lightness in furniture designed by Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of London's Industrial Facility

As one of the more exciting seating designs to be introduced to Herman Miller‘s already near-comprehensive offering of home and office furnishings, the Wireframe Sofa Group blends a comfortably minimal aesthetic with a visual and physical lightness. After first catching the design in Milan last month during Salone del Mobile 2013, we recently had the chance to get a closer look on our home turf …