July 13, 2016

19 Designs That Shock & Awe

These 19 Head-Swiveling Designs are surefire conversation starters. From Ross Lovegrove's aluminum Diatom chair for Moroso to Jason Miller's ultra-chic Castle fixture for Roll & Hill, these designs will make your room!

by Nicole Haddad

Hudson Valley Lighting's Sparta pendant features a round black center with glass javelins protruding from a Sputnik-like aged brass body. 32 Bold
Hudson Valley Lighting's Sparta pendant features a round black center with glass javelins protruding from a Sputnik-like aged brass body. 32"W. www.hudsonvalleylighting.com


The Sky-Fall pendant from Studio Italia Design is made from hand-blown Murano glass and features the latest in LED technology. Choose from clear, copper, chrome, or rose gold (shown) glass. Large: 14.17

Ambient
The Sky-Fall pendant from Studio Italia Design is made from hand-blown Murano glass and features the latest in LED technology. Choose from clear, copper, chrome, or rose gold (shown) glass. Large: 14.17"D. www.studioitaliadesign.com


Ross Lovegrove's indoor/outdoor stackable Diatom chair for Moroso features a lightweight aluminum body. Finishes include metallic gold, metallic copper, papyrus gray, fluorescent green, and more. Part of the Supernatural collection.

Provocative
Ross Lovegrove's indoor/outdoor stackable Diatom chair for Moroso features a lightweight aluminum body. Finishes include metallic gold, metallic copper, papyrus gray, fluorescent green, and more. Part of the Supernatural collection. www.moroso.it


This unusual yet eye-catching Hairstyle lamp by Hisakazu Shimizu for Lladro is part of a collection of lighting inspired by historic Japanese characters.

Conversation Piece
This unusual yet eye-catching Hairstyle lamp by Hisakazu Shimizu for Lladro is part of a collection of lighting inspired by historic Japanese characters. www.lladro.com


ILVE's new Ral Custom Color Program for ranges and hoods allows you to choose from over 220 colors in both the Majestic and Nostalgie collections.

Orange is the New Black
ILVE's new Ral Custom Color Program for ranges and hoods allows you to choose from over 220 colors in both the Majestic and Nostalgie collections. www.elgotkitchens.com


Homenature's eye-catching floor lamp is made of driftwood partially encased in white lacquered steel. 74 Strong Stance
Homenature's eye-catching floor lamp is made of driftwood partially encased in white lacquered steel. 74"H. www.homenature.com


Jason Miller's Castle fixture for Roll & Hill is made of machined aluminum and glass. Finishes include black, bronze, polished nickel, and brushed brass. 30
Image by Joseph De Leo.

Checkmate
Jason Miller's Castle fixture for Roll & Hill is made of machined aluminum and glass. Finishes include black, bronze, polished nickel, and brushed brass. 30"D x 38"H. www.rollandhill.com


The kG area collection of rugs includes the Sunrise runner, shown here in the pink/camel colorway.

Sunny Disposition
The kG area collection of rugs includes the Sunrise runner, shown here in the pink/camel colorway. www.kindermodern.com


The Valet Hook, Ginger's latest bath accessory, can lie dormant when not in use or stand upright to hold multiple garments for drying or hanging purposes.

Unobstrusive
The Valet Hook, Ginger's latest bath accessory, can lie dormant when not in use or stand upright to hold multiple garments for drying or hanging purposes. www.gingerco.com


The Rocket occasional table/ottoman by Nathanaël Désormeaux and Damien Carette is made of lacquered polyster resin. 18.5 Aerodynamic
The Rocket occasional table/ottoman by Nathanaël Désormeaux and Damien Carette is made of lacquered polyster resin. 18.5"H. www.rochebobois.com


Gaggenau's new AF210 visor hood features brushed stainless steel with an integrated glass panel steam screen that can be concealed or extended out. Part of the ventilation 200 series.

Steam Queen
Gaggenau's new AF210 visor hood features brushed stainless steel with an integrated glass panel steam screen that can be concealed or extended out. Part of the ventilation 200 series. www.gaggenau.com


Joris Laarman's research into digital fabrication yielded, in part, the copper Adaptation chair. Part of the Microstructures series.
Photograph Courtesy of Friedman Benda and Joris Laarman Lab.

Cutting-Edge
Joris Laarman's research into digital fabrication yielded, in part, the copper Adaptation chair. Part of the Microstructures series. www.friedmanbenda.com


Christian Liaigre's Woodwork table features a natural oak inlay and a high gloss lacquer. 118
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Architectural
Christian Liaigre's Woodwork table features a natural oak inlay and a high gloss lacquer. 118"W x 39.5"D x 28.75"H. www.christian-liaigre.us


Set, designed by Xuclà, is made up of movable parts that generate and reflect light.

Reflective
Set, designed by Xuclà, is made up of movable parts that generate and reflect light. www.ddcnyc.com


Designed by Nespoli and Novara Design Studio, Graff's minimalist, freestanding Dressage vanity is fully customizable and functional.

Artisanal
Designed by Nespoli and Novara Design Studio, Graff's minimalist, freestanding Dressage vanity is fully customizable and functional. www.graff-faucets.com


Marco Sousa's handcrafted wood Stone sideboard for Bat Eye is finished in gold leaf and features a blue satin interior. 96

Natural Formation
Marco Sousa's handcrafted wood Stone sideboard for Bat Eye is finished in gold leaf and features a blue satin interior. 96"W x 39"H. www.bateye.com


Pierre Osawa's Micro Puce table is made of laser-cut anodized aluminum and light gray lacquered MDF designed to resemble a microchip. The top panel detaches and reveals a light blue lacquered interior. 48

Unique
Pierre Osawa's Micro Puce table is made of laser-cut anodized aluminum and light gray lacquered MDF designed to resemble a microchip. The top panel detaches and reveals a light blue lacquered interior. 48"W x 11 7/8"H. www.bgoecklerantiques.com


Kenneth Nilson's Dimpleball Orb pendant light is made of laser-cut steel powder-coated in bronze. Custom colors and drop. 18 Mesmerizing
Kenneth Nilson's Dimpleball Orb pendant light is made of laser-cut steel powder-coated in bronze. Custom colors and drop. 18"D. www.kennethnilson.com


Richard Shemtov's Turbo sectional is upholstered with polyurethane foam over a solid wood frame. Custom wood and metal finishes are available.

Color Happy
Richard Shemtov's Turbo sectional is upholstered with polyurethane foam over a solid wood frame. Custom wood and metal finishes are available. www.dune-ny.com

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