For those of us who love interior design, Christmas comes in April, with Milan Design Week — and this year’s event didn’t fail to disappoint. From sofas and tables to beds, bookcases, and benches, these are some of 2019’s most surprising and exciting looks from the world’s finest design houses.
A monument in solid walnut Canaletto wood, metal, and marble, the gorgeously sculptural Amadeus dining table is a feast for the senses. Dramatic and architectural, Amadeus is a statement piece dedicated to the art of dining — and living — at its finest.
With Surf, Molteni&C break away from traditional sofa design. Experienced designers in the hospitality field, Canadian design team George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg’s arresting, organic forms and rich, unexpected details make Surf ideal for both residential and commercial spaces.
Inviting and embracing, in solid Canaletto walnut with a leather back, Porada’s Bergere armchair is right at home in any setting. The removable cover is available in a wide range of fabrics from the collection.
A combination of bench and pouf, with hand, burnished brass structure, Massimo Castagna’s Oly is at once spare and striking. The seat cushion is crafted of non-deformable foam polyurethane to ensure lasting good looks, with a back roll-cushion upholstered in fabric or leather and a decorative cushion available on request.
Named for the quantum theory and its unit of measurement, Victor Vasilev’s bewitchingly original storage-bookcase represents the essence of MDF Italia’s innovative, elegant style. Striking and functional, Qubit is at home in any interior space, even as a free-standing “totem,” to be used and appreciated from all sides. Available in three height, in white with black ash partitions or anthracite grey with gold lacquered partitions.
Mario Ferrarini’s tube chair, Velissima, elevates seating to an art with its elegant aluminum frame and legs in polished or copper finishes. Padded in fire retardant polyurethane foam, the chair can be covered in perforated leather or fabric from Potocco’s extensive collection.
"Casual, cozy, modern, and soft” is how designer duo Formstelle defines their Friday Night bed, an extension of the FRIDAY family that brings the comfort and style of upholstered furniture into the bedroom. With its gently curving backrest and sturdy cushions, Friday Night is an oasis of inviting calm that can be lived in night and day.
In their ongoing quest to create pieces that blur the line between design and art, Henge has served up a dining table like no other. With its elongated, oval top of stone slates perfectly balanced on three marble legs, Synapsis boasts the distinctive appeal and originality of a bespoke masterpiece.
Now on display in Boston exclusively at Casa Design! Marcel Wanders has created a new best friend for every lover of style and comfort with his BFF Sofa, a simple yet stunning system of modules that can be arranged into endless configurations for optimal comfort and style.
Winner of the Customer Prize at the Bolia Design Awards in 2018, Santiago Bautista’s bold, asymmetrical Pebble Sofa is an instant classic. This daring reinterpretation of a chaise lounge is available with the armrest on the right or left, and can be upholstered in a wide variety of fabrics to elevate any interior.