Top Ten Nov and Dec

Our pick of the products new to market

Words by Sophie Tolhurst

1. Heritage
by Modulyss

This new collection by Ruben De Reu was inspired by the landscapes of Flanders: the iconic cobblestones that make the region famous for cycling; mist over the river Leie; the ridges and furrows of farming lands; and its coastal dunes.

2. Kinesit Met
by Lievore Altherr Molina for Arper

Image Credit: SALVA LOPEZ
Image Credit: SALVA LOPEZ

Arper’s classic office chair has been given a refreshed colour and material palette. Builtin mechanisms are positioned discreetly under the seat while an adjustable lumbar support is concealed within the slender backrest. There is also a choice of a low or medium back.

3. Howard Collection
by Space Copenhagen for GUBI

Initially a bespoke design for the 11 Howard hotel in SoHo, the lighting is a celebration of New York seen through Scandinavian eyes. The collection includes a wall lamp, chandelier and pendants; options include a spun brass with a gunmetal finish, or bone china. |

by nanimarquina contract

Drawing on nanimarquina’s 30 years of experience, the first collection for its contract division features five designs, five techniques and 30 colours, offering both indoor and outdoor flooring solutions. Local fibres, sustainable practices and recycled materials are used throughout.

5. DESSO Serene/ Serene Colour
by Desso

Available in neutral (Serene) and more vibrant (Serene Colour) colourways, which can be mixed seamlessly to mark transitions between areas, these recyclable carpet tiles are designed to add a human touch to the office, creating spaces that employees want to return to.

6. Motion
by Empty State

One of the new launches from new ‘configurable lighting brand’ Empty State, headed up by the people behind Cameron Design House, Motion is a collection made from tiers of metal rods with illuminated brass discs at each end.

7. Squid Table
by S-CAB

The unusual shape of the table legs, realised in die-cast aluminium, was inspired by the cuttlebone of a squid. A tubular frame is strong enough to support a range of tops, from HPL to marble, as well as extendable versions.

8. Tessera Perspective
by Forbo Flooring Systems

This new high-end carpet tile uses cut and loop technology and features a delicate lattice weave design using two yarn colours, with a blend of surface texture for rich visual eff ect. It is available in eight neutral tones and six accent colours. www.forbo-fl

9. Bardi’s Bowl Chair
by Arper and Rubelli

Image Credit: MACOFILM
Image Credit: MACOFILM???????

A limited edition version of Lina Bo Bardi’s 1951 design celebrates the architect and her recent Venice Biennale’s Lifetime Achievement award. The chair was first produced by Arper in 2012; the new launch uses two Rubelli fabrics, Lollipop and Eureka.

10. Remnants
by Note Design Studio for Sancal

A chair ‘representing the material that the sculptor might have discarded’ while creating its sister chair, Core. As a hollowed out version of the same form, its seat floats in the centre of its curved shape. Quilted upholstery covers a triangulated metallic structure. |

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