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Future Classic | Roly Poly Chair by Faye Toogood

Our latest Future Classic, the Roly Poly Chair by UK-based designer Faye Toogood, was an immediate sensation when it was released in 2014.

Future Classic | Smock Chair

Referencing the world of fashion, the Smock Chair brings together the traditional craft of smocking and contemporary design.

Future Classic | Favela Armchair

The Favela chair has become extremely popular with architects and designers who appreciate a sense of the ‘hand’ as much as an innovative idea.

Future Classic | Pylon Chair

We learn why renowned London-based designer Tom Dixon's Pylon chair is a Future Classic, reflecting his passion for industrial materials.

Future Classic | Twiggy Floor Lamp

Learn why we've named the Twiggy floor lamp designed by industrial designer Marc Sadler for Foscarini a future classic.

Future Classic | Whistling Tea Kettle

One of the most successful designer household items produced by Alessi, the Whistling Tea Kettle, can be found in many kitchens worldwide.

"If you fix the rules inside the furniture language, in the end, you are fixing the rules. I like to jump out and use some other rules."

Architect Piero Lissoni

Future Classic | Roy Tavolo Table Lamp

We're bringing the Roy Tavolo Table Lamp by Mario Nanni to the front in the first instalment of our new Future Classic series.

Future Classic | The Lady Armchair

There are certain chairs that seem to have been with us forever. However, the Lady Armchair was only rereleased by Cassina in 2015.

Future Classic | Groovy Chair

As part of our Future Classic series, we see why Pierre Paulin's sculptural Groovy chair is experiencing a resurgence.

Future Classic | The Etcetera Chair

The Etcetera chair is proving once again to be popular with designers worldwide who weren’t around when the chair was first released.

Future Classic | Concorde Table

We learn how Emmanuel Gallina’s Concorde Table avoids faddish design for the moment as a timeless example of contemporary furniture design.

Future Classic | The Togo Seating Collection

The Togo Seating is celebrating its 50th anniversary. And while it was designed all those years ago, it still appears contemporary today.

Future Classic | Henry Wilson Surface Sconce

We shed a light on the Henry Wilson Surface sconce as part of our Future Classic series, launched just four years ago.

Future Classic | Extrasoft Sofa

Few sofas are as comfortable as Piero Lissoni’s module Extrasoft Sofa, conceived for furniture brand Living Divani.

Future Classic | Mad Chair

Marcel Wanders’ velvet-covered Mad chair is quintessentially a Future Classic – combining comfort with beauty.

Future Classic | The Bookworm by Ron Arad

The Bookworm, designed by Ron Arad in 1993 and produced a couple of years later by Kartell, is often used to display objects as well as toys.

Future Classic | The DTILE

We’re putting the 'simple but complicated' DTILE on a pedestal in the third feature of our Future Classic Series.


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