The Monkey Side Table, designed by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design, is a quirky and fun occasional table which will brighten up any space. It is cast in architectural concrete and is suitable for use outdoors. The Monkey Side Table works well on the terrace, in a child's room or in an office breakout area and is perfect for holding potted plants.
Jaime Hayon is a Spanish artist-designer who started his own studio in 2000 after a stint directing the design department at Fabrica, the Benetton-funded design and communication academy. His distinctive vision has propelled him to the leading edge of art and design, having collaborated with leading brands including BD Barcelona Design, Camper, Lladró, Baccarat, Bisazza, Swarovsky, Ceccotti and Moooi.
BD Barcelona Design is a unique brand at the intersection between art and design. Founded in 1972, Its owners come from an architectural background and have consistently championed beauty over pure functionality. Its skilled craftsmen in Barcelona create superior quality furniture and objects from design icons such as Antoni Gaudi, Salvador Dali and Ettore Sottsass as well as leading contemporary designers such as Jaime Hayon.
The Burger Armchair is part of the Un_Limited collection created by Studio Job in a special collaboration with Seletti. The chair takes the form of a burger, with the flipped-up bun as the backrest and the burger patty as the seat. The chair is crafted by hand in Italy using premium materials with a high level of attention to detail. This comfortable and whimsical chair would make a great statement piece in a restaurant, reception or office break-out area.
The Un_Limited collection comprises the Hot Dog Sofa, the Burger Armchair and 3 vegetable cushions: Gherkin, Tomato and Cucumber, ideal "top-ups" for both the sofa and the armchair (please select each desired cushion and add to cart). The collection is part of a special Job & Seletti collaboration which includes furniture, lighting and accessories.
Studio Job was founded in 1998 by Job Smeets, and later joined in 2000 by Nynke Tynagel, both graduates of the Design Academy Eindhoven. They have been hugely influential in elevating design arts in contemporary culture with their highly sought-after limited edition creations. These are often inspired by highly personal experiences and are characterised by extravagant details executed using both traditional and modern techniques.
Seletti has evolved a long way from its roots as a family business founded in 1964 importing interior products into Italy. Now run by the second generation with Stefano Seletti at its creative helm, Seletti has broadened its product range from tableware to decorative items, lighting, furniture and more. Its vast collection reflects the creative energy of Stefano's team and his distinctive design philosophy: playful designs inspired by everyday objects but always with an unexpected, witty twist. Surprising and delightful in equal measures and always at democratic prices.
The Valet Bar Cart is a stylish and functional trolley designed by David Rockwell for Stellar Works. The design is inspired by the roots of the word "valet" with its luxury and gentlemanly connotations updated for contemporary living. The Valet Bar Cart is appropriate for both domestic and commercial uses, especially as a decorative and functional feature in hotel rooms or living rooms. It is part of the Valet Collection by David Rockwell which also includes chairs, benches and other items.
David Rockwell is the founder and President of Rockwell Group, an award-winning architecture and design practice in New York, with satellite offices in Madrid and Shanghai. For over 30 years, the ﬁrm has crafted a unique narrative for each project through the intersection of theatre and architecture. Its roster includes global hospitality projects for Nobu and W Hotels, the TED Theatre and other cultural destinations, and Broadway set designs. From surface and ﬂoor coverings for Maya Romanoff, The Rug Company and Jim Thompson, to lighting for Rich Brilliant Willing and Gaia&Gino, the ﬁrm celebrates product design as a natural extension of its immersive environments. David’s honours include the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter President’s Award, the National Design Award by the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and the Presidential Design Award.
Stellar Works is a contemporary design brand which brings together East and West, heritage and modernity, as well as craft and industry. The brand benefits from having a production base in China, operational management from Japan and creative input from designers from around the world. Their designs combine Asian motifs with European styles, creating products which feel fresh yet timeless.
Double O, designed by Richard Hutten for Ghidini 1961, is a chic and playful ice bucket with round "ears" which recall the loopy handles of the Dombo children's cup, one of Hutten's most iconic designs. This smart and elegant wine cooler is an essential companion for every well-dressed table.
The Double O Ice Bucket is part of a collection of products designed by Richard Hutten for Ghidini 1961.
Richard Hutten is one of the best known Dutch designers of his generation, a founding member of the Droog design collective who helped to elevate Dutch design to the forefront of contemporary design in the 1990s. His trademark conceptual yet playful style can be seen in numerous furniture, lighting and other products, designed for some of the leading international brands including Moooi and Moroso.
Ghidini 1961 is the design-led consumer products brand from Ghidini Bosco, the Italian specialist in metal die-casting renowned for their manufacturing expertise, especially with brass. Precious and luxurious, Ghidini 1961 is the perfect marriage of manufacturing heritage and cutting-edge contemporary design. Read our related blog post on Ghidini 1961 here.
Softer Than Steel is a delicate and poetic chair designed by Nendo for Desalto. The chair has a light and sculptural appearance, with a bent steel rod outlining the profile of the seat arm and back, sinuously connecting two seat legs. Softer Than Steel is a striking, elegant and beautiful chair great for a minimalist design scheme, especially when grouped together with the Softer Than Steel benches.
The Softer Than Steel chair is part of a family which includes 3 benches (L 175 x W 69 cm, L 143 x W 115 cm and L 98 x W 89 cm) and a coat rack.
Nendo is a design studio headed up by Japanese architect Oki Sato, who is well known for his clever, conceptual approach. The studio is highly prolific with designs ranging from consumer products, furniture, and lighting to interiors, architecture and graphics.
Desalto is a leading Italian furniture brand well known for its sleek, minimalist aesthetics and advanced manufacturing expertise, especially with metals. The company produces a wide range of iconic products with well known designers such as Nendo and Piero Lissoni. Perfect for slick design schemes, in private or commercial spaces.
Agata, designed by Sovrappensiero, is a suspension light which has a simple and refined design, available in two versions: Circle and Ellipse. Agata has a metal body which outlines a pure geometric shape holding a mirrored glass lampshade through a soft shaped wood component. The glass can show or hide the light source, creating a clever game of light, transparency and reflections. Use Agata lamps individually, in pairs, or mix the different shapes and colours to create decorative lamp clusters.
Agata was selected by Elle Decor for Best of Design 2016.
Italian Sovrappensiero Design Studio was set up in Milan in 2007 as a creative partnership between Lorenzo De Rosa and Ernesto Ladevaia, who are originally from Campania in the South of Italy. Today the duo collaborates with several major Italian companies, such as Porada and Seletti. Alongside product design and interior design, they also teach design and communication at the Politecnico di Milano.
Incipit (the beginning in Latin) is a Milan-based interiors accessories brand and creative lab whose aim is to nurture young talent. It is a platform for young designers to test their ideas with more experienced professionals and to make them real through the involvement of local producers. Every Incipit item is made by Italian factories and artisans who actively collaborate with designers to find the best possible solutions, maintaining the "Made in Italy" spirit of excellence.
Designed by Big Game for Moustache, Moose is one the three assembled wood trophys designed by this iconic team of designers. It is a decorative product which combines together traditional heritage and contemporary lifestyle.
This collection of wall trophies comprises Roedeer, Deer and Moose.
Elric Petit, Grégoire Jeanmonod and Augustin Scott de Martinville met at the ECAL and founded Big-Game design studio. Building on the credo of “from confrontation born progress”, for their collections they created unexpected themes, mixing the world of uninhibited manner. Today, the fact that the fruits of these efforts are published reflects the realism and attention that Big-Game members bring to industrial processes.
Moustache is a French design brand that brings together like-minded designers such as Francois Azambourg, Big Game and Matali Crasset to create furniture, lighting and interior accessories that are quirky and delightful in equal measures.
Chariot, designed by GamFratesi for Casamania, is a mobile table consisting of three simple elements joined together: wheels, trays and structure. The wheels, usually small in ordinary trolleys, are enlarged to an exaggerated size here, becoming the defining feature of the product. The Chariot trolley is a winner of the Interior Innovation Award in 2013.
The Chariot works well as a practical trolley for every day use. Rubber tracks are incorporated into the wheels for easy movement, the two trays act as storage compartments, whilst the metal structure is also a handle: just raise the handle slightly and move the trolley anywhere!
GamFratesi is the design studio founded by Danish architect Stine Gam and Italian architect Enrico Fratesi. With this dual cultural background, GamFratesi draws on the Danish furniture and craft tradition as well as the Italian design approach to create products with embedded stories, symbols and associations expressed in minimalist forms.
Casamania is a leading Italian furniture manufacturer with a distinctive brand signature. Its designs are characterised by sleek forms, bold shapes and strong colours, realised by well known designers including Luca Nichetto, Benjamin Hubert and Karim Rashid. Casamania has its roots in manufacturing bookshelves and storage systems but has since extended into all major product categories in multiple materials, from metal to plastic and wood. Renowned for its design creativity and superb quality, Casamania products work well for both public and private spaces, especially for customers who are looking for something out of the ordinary.