As the world of interiors undergoes a seismic shift of innovation in design and technology, a new era of visionaries and artistic endeavors urges you to return your focus to the art of stylish living
by ARCHANA AITHAL ROSE
a class apart On a mission to take a room from bland to breathtaking, these dramatic, transformative pieces pack plenty of personality and present a new point of view for the season. An origami-inspired stool, a blossoming chair, and a modern vanity with sex appeal: our bold contenders are audacious in design and anything but average.
Bloom Easy Armchair by Kenneth Cobonpue
Bringing the spirit of the gar-den indoors, this magical arm-chair resembles a blossom opening in the sun. The ﬂower eff ect is created by hundreds of gentle folds in Italian microﬁ ber, rising from a sturdy steel base. Sink in and welcome spring. $3,950, vertigohome.com
With the power to create depth and infuse a space with warmth, strategically placed lights are a vital piece in any home design palette. But modern lighting goes far beyond the scope of merely illuminating a space. It’s sculptural, artistic, and often used as a medium, a method, a message. Daniel Taplow, owner of Inﬁ nite AV Solutions, explained further: “Linear and unique in form with the freedom to use your walls as a blank canvas, Vibia Lighting Sticks fuse technology, space, and architecture to integrate light into living spaces. Based on cutting-edge tech, Sticks off ers a creative toolkit for integrating their light elements into any interior space. Sleek minimalist aluminum rods transform the linear lights into ﬂ oating sculptures doubling up as art for your home. With customizable conﬁ gurations that include ceiling-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall, ﬂ oor-to-wall, or wall-to-ceiling, they can be designed to reshape visual narratives and really upend our perceived way of seeing light, making them a super cool addition for your home.” i-av.com
Arhaus Jasper Dining Chair
Sporting clean modern lines, the evocative Jasper dining chair
in American maple features a low-proﬁ le silhouette with a gener-ously padded seat and backrest. Plus, each piece is handcrafted by artisans in North Carolina, so you’re buying true Americana.
Dark and dynamic with a deﬁ nitive air of nostalgia, indigo is trending hard on the home design circuit this spring. Peruse our picks of quirky and beautiful pieces in this off -kilter hue to inject your space with retro glamour.
Mario Bellini Sofa
Move away from the formality of rectangular sofas by selecting a state-ment shape in a voluminous, mid-century modern silhouette. The soft and pliable aniline leather upholstery promises comfort while the unconven-tional silhouette bestows spirit and style. $8,919, eternitymodern.com
John Richard Aveley Cabinet
With a sense of understated elegance that shines without pretension, this two-door cabinet inlaid in indigo linen with alumi-num brackets radiates individual-ity. Statement hardware made in acrylic and steel with brass ﬁnishes accent each door.
Tocador Vanity Table
Luring you to gaze in amazement, this avant-garde dressing table designed by Andrés Martinez boasts a unique structure in natural walnut featuring an organically shaped mirror, minimalistic storage, and a matching pouf in velvet. $3,020, lightology.com
LV Stool By Atelier Oi
A sculptural state-ment piece from Louis Vuitton’s Ob-jets Nomades Collec-tion, made from an aluminum composite then sheathed in the house’s lush Nomade leather, this fold-able stool was designed to pay homage to the ancient art of origami.