Space lift - Issue 147 - Magazine | Monocle

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New designs and tweaked classics deliver furniture that will elevate your home this season and beyond.


Arch Window Mirror
Bower Studios, USA
Good design is rarely applied to mirror styles, which means we’re grateful to Brooklyn-based Bower Studios for launching the Arch Window Mirror. Part of a broader series of comely mirrors, this piece takes inspiration from this most classical architectural element – the window – and is made in the US.


Nera tableware
Zanat, Bosnia
Bosnian brand Zanat has gradually grown a global audience for its well-crafted timber wares since it was spun off from a four-generation family firm in 2015. This collection of beautiful maple tableware, stained in black, subtly spotlights Zanat’s hand-carving techniques and is designed by the brand’s own artistic director Monica Förster.


Syd dining chair
Another Country, UK
For those dreaming of the perfect dining chair, UK furniture specialists Another Country have delivered. Designed by Aaron Probyn, Syd has a traditional dining chair appeal with some tweaks of modernist flair, which is mostly inspired by the pared-back, yet striking architecture of Mexico’s Luis Barragán.


Sunset armchair
De Padova, Italy
The ultimate armchair designed and made in Japan and launched into the European market via Italian furniture masters De Padova, Sunset is part of a growing collaboration between the Milanese brand and Tokyo’s Time & Style. Originally inspired by the chair design of Danish mid-century maestro Børge Mogensen, this design update will not date.


PK22 chair
Fritz Hansen, Denmark

To celebrate the brand’s 65th anniversary, Fritz Hansen has released a new take on Poul Kjaerholm’s iconic pk22 chair, a minimalist masterpiece, with a soft leather seat replacing the original design’s wicker seat. The piece even scooped an international design prize in Milan a decade after its release, and it still remains a winner a good half century on.


Jac side table
Anden, UK
Manufactured in the UK from sustainably sourced Douglas fir, this side table’s striking pattern is inspired by the trunk rings of the trees that it’s made from. Designed by company co-founder Gavin Coyle, it honours the young British brand’s aspirations to create fine furnishings for the home that aren’t costly for the environment.


Woodgate three-seat sofa
Terence Woodgate, UK
A comfortable couch in a brave colour scheme that feels classic, this new three seater is set to launch by esteemed British designer Terence Woodgate at the London Design Festival in late September for the city’s much-loved furniture brand SCP. Its low-profile design means that it can slot completely seamlessly into living rooms of various sizes, without feeling overbearing.


MG501 Cuba Chair
Carl Hansen & Søn, Denmark
With the northern hemisphere heading into autumn and the south heading into spring, the relaunch of Morten Gøttler’s classic versatile chair has arrived at a good time. Its ability to be folded up, moved around and stacked away means that it can live on a balcony on sunny days and sit next to the fireplace when things get chillier.


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