Editor’s Picks: 11 Product Designs That Are Inspiring Us This Month

“Contour” Collection | Designed by Bodo Sperlein, the “Contour” furniture collection draws inspiration from the clean-curved silhouettes of the 20th- century Art Nouveau movement. The fluid curves of the piece result from the time-honored woodcraft techniques and painstaking work of London-based RASKL artisans. The finish is created using the traditional Japanese shou sugi ban technique.

“Scarlet” Wallpaper + Fabric in Gold/Dark | The Melbourne-based designer Louise Jones’ wallpaper features bursts of colors and bold botanical motifs inspired by Australia’s native wildlife. To achieve the almost 3D effect seen on the wallpapers and fabrics, Jones uses a combination of different mediums, including watercolor paintings and her own photography. The result is a vibrant collection that seemingly pops off of the paper and fabric!

Wormhole from Il Bronzetto | Freely inspired by a twentieth-century lamp model, the name of the collection, WORMHOLE, hides a very deep meaning for the company and its creative director. In astronomy, a wormhole is the space-time tunnel that connects one universe to another. It represents the temporal and conceptual passage between the artisan workshop Il Bronzetto, deeply connected in shapes and materials to its history and tradition.

Calyer Ceramics By Michelle McLaughlin | Ash vase with copper green glaze and speckled white base.

Modular Lighting Instruments by MLI NA Corporation | Minude is a new minimalist cylinder-shaped lighting fixture with a lot to show. With a refined, sleek look, Minude is defined by its pure cylindrical shape with a thin, sharp edge and curved inner side. Perfect for both high and low ceiling executions, the fixture includes a surface-mounted and a stand-alone suspended variant.

Windsor Settee By Aspen Golann | Created in collaboration with master chairmaker Peter Galbert, the design blends contemporary proportions with classical construction and ornamentation. The crest and spindles were hand split out of a single white oak log, and the seat was carved by hand from a massive slab of Eastern White Pine. Custom turnings and carvings complement the steam-bent crest rail and curved stretchers. White oak, hard maple, eastern white pine, milk paint finish.

The Vale London “Tassel Berry” Wallpaper | Handwoven sisal fiber. Designer and artist Melinda Marquardt created The Vale as a tribute to the street in Chelsea where she spent her childhood. Inspired by the interiors of townhouses she knew growing up, she designs with the comfortable elegance of South West London in mind.

Ema Trompe L’Oeil Pitcher by Ceramist Anne Krieg | “My work focuses on the darkness and texture of sandstone. Curves, thinness of walls and asymmetry are aimed at the functionality of the object: its capacity, lightness and flow from the beak. The EMA dinner service is contemporary and refined. Bowls and cups are also available. It is made to be used and enjoyed every day. The stoneware tableware is designed and fired in my studio in Toulouse.”

Kuratable | These functional tables include hidden intentional storage for your everyday items, transforming your space from cluttered to curated. The underside of the removable lid is slotted to hold up digital devices and also features a whiteboard. Available in multiple sizes and finishes to fit nicely into your space.

Organic Collection by Ryntovt Design; Rosemary Bench | The integration of a tree trunk fragment into a bench emphasizes the organic fusion of urban and natural forms. In the space, the item not only fulfills its function but works as an art object. Materials: MDF, metal.

024 by Gumdesign for Antoniolupi | 024 is the freestanding marble sink made from 24 segments of marble glued together with resin in a contrasting color. 024 is designed considering aspects related to environmental sustainability and using recycled materials. This sink is part of the Tra Le Righe collection.

Rift Wallpaper by Manuka Textiles | A series of ink-drawn cliffs by Roxana Eslamieh curve and dance to the tune of fate and fortune. Shown in metallic gold on matte black.

Foscarini “Buds 1” Suspension Light By Rodolfo Dordoni | Handblown satin glass. With its elongated diffuser, Buds 1 dons a warm brown hue or a warm white, which emphasizes the beam of light cast downwards.

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