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 …

New from Umbra Shift for Fall 2015

Different designers offer their playful, creative takes on home goods and furniture

Umbra Shift, the semi-experimental branch of Toronto’s Umbra studio, works with a wide range of designers to breathe contemporary influences into the home. The latest functional products to be released (just in time for holiday) in the Umbra Shift collection range from trivets to tables and the results incite curiosity and carry a jolt of personality. For example, the Switch Tray by Lambert Rainville, can …