Bazaar- Cutting Edge

Back to Nature
Bazaar- Cutting Edge
A winner of an ICFF Editors’ award, Vitra’s Vegetal outdoor chairs by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are inspired by plants and their structures. Made from dyed polyamide (a kind of plastic), they’re available in six vivid colors and can be stacked  when not in use. Home on the Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Sleep Ease
The chic, curvilinear Celine chaise longue was designed by Riccardo Giovanetti for Flou. Already spacious and inviting as a seat, it opens into a comfortable single bed with a Memoform mattress. The removable cover comes in more than 200 fabrics; coordinated bed linens are available. Roche Bobois, Washington, DC 

A Must-Have
Calligaris’s 2009 collection includes the Element coffee table by Dorigo Design. Characterized by clean, simple lines, it’s available as a square or rectangle, with a frame in a choice of wenge, walnut, glossy black or white lacquer. The top is frosted glass in a selection of hues. Bova Furniture, Beltsville, MD; Calligaris Shop by Pad, Baltimore, MD www.calligarisshop.comAll in One
Molteni & C’s Night & Day seating system was designed by Patricia Urquiola to serve several functions. A thin, flexible platform base creates an adjustable backrest for a bed or sofa; combine multiple platforms and cushions to create different reclining options. A range of colors, sizes and accessories is available.Contemporaria, Washingto

n, DC www.contemporaria.comChildhood Memories

Washington, DC-based designer Jonah Takagi’s American Gothic Table was inspired by the lines of the Windsor chairs he grew up
with in New England. With a black-lacquered maple frame and a top made of medex—an eco-friendly engineered wood—the table is
available in custom sizes.Atelier Takagi, Washington, DC
Sensuous Curves

Designed by Ross Lovegrove for JANUS et Cie, the Love Bench, with its sensuously curving, organic form, can be used both outside and in. Generously proportioned, it accommodates up to 10 people; it’s made of  colored, molded polyethelyne.JANUS et Cie, Washington, DC www.janusetcie.comTucked Away

Studio Kairos’s sleek, low-slung credenza, Step, was designed for Poliform’s Day Collection with leaf doors that conceal drawers inside. Made from dark-stained oak with a top of marble or veneer, the piece can be affixed to the wall or can rest on metal feet.
Poliform by Sagart Studio, Washington, DC
Café Style

Jasper Morrison’s steel-plated Pipe Chair for Magis Design took the prize for seating at this year’s ICFF Editors Awards. With its diminutive size and distinctive perforations on the seat and back, it’s a contemporary spin on the traditional café table. A waterproof coating allows for both indoor and outdoor use. Contemporaria, Washington, DC  La Difference, Richmond, VA;