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Natural LAG Chair by Fredrieffel Studio

Designed by Fredrieffel studio of France, the LAG chair is naturally beautiful in muted shades of brown. The restrained piece of furniture pairs textured fabric with naturally oiled and grained wood. Altogether, the design is versatile enough to withstand the trends and become mainstay in private and public spaces alike.

Concrete Knobs Handmade in Cleveland

Kast, a young brand based in Cleveland, Ohio, designs and manufactures cabinet and drawer knobs from concrete. Because of their choice of material, their handmade creations are industrial and minimalist in aesthetic. The pieces are also sturdy, composed of up to 10% recycled materials, and sealed with a non-toxic, environmentally-friendly finish. Cast in a variety of traditional shapes, the knobs balance old and new outlooks on design. Find a match ...

Lab-Grade Glassware Wrapped in Leather

Wrap Glassware is a collection of handmade vases by Simon Hasan. The stunning designs are made of laboratory-grade borosilicate glass, wrapped in moulded leather, and finished with brass hardware. Balancing science lab typology with simple, classic forms, these are fine heirlooms fit for use and display. Each piece varies slightly in size and shape. The unique designs are available in select stores and through the studio. Contact the designer to ...

Indoor-Outdoor Stool and End Table

Designed by the Polish studio WitaminaD, the ½ Stool is a versatile piece of furniture that serves as a stool or an end table and can be placed indoors or outside. The two-part design is composed of a solid oak wedge seat and metal triangular base. The wood is sustainably forested and oiled, and the metal is laser-cut, zinc-plated, and powder-coated. The durable materials are a fine pair, as the ...

Broken Collection of Salvaged Wood Furniture

The Broken Collection by the Finnish designer Jalmari Laihinen is a series of rough-hewn furniture made of wood and glass. Connecting boards that were previously splintered, Laihinen transforms scraps into beautiful, functional pieces and frames the sharp edges behind glass. See the furnishings in person at Tent London. The Broken Collection will be on view at Old Truman Brewery from September 18-21, 2014.

Reusable Goal Board

The Goal Board helps individuals and groups keep an eye on their priorities. A graphic design project by the Californian studio Linear Calendar, the board is a minimalist poster with plenty of space for sticky notes. Organized by year, month, and 1-2-3-4, the design offers multiple ways of looking at the big picture. As there are no dates, the design can be used year after year. Plus, the poster is ...

Ceramic Vases Inspired by Mexican Music

Created by Sebastián Lara and Roberto Sedano in the workshop of Adrian Guerrero, EL TRIO is a series of three vases inspired by traditional Mexican iconography. The vases resemble a band of singers and a guitarist, all dressed in suit and tie. Molded and then cut, fired, and glazed, the earthenware is finely crafted by hand and polished in white. Glimpse the artists’ process behind the scenes on Youtube.

Wire and Leather Rocking Chair

Revamped by Belgian studio Muller Van Severen, the rocking chair gets a minimalist upgrade. This two-part design is made up of a slender wire frame and a slingback rest in sunny yellow leather. Simply gorgeous. Check out Muller Van Seversen’s website to find the nearest retailer.

Flat-packed Tables Made of Solid Wood and Steel

Flat-packed furnishings are an investment when they come from Soapbox. Their American-made designs are crafted from solid wood and steel, and the pieces can be assembled without the use of tools. The resulting furniture is both durable and easy to move. Soapboxes’ two latest creations, the self-explanatory Short and Tall Tables, are no exception. The stylish pieces come in one’s choice of walnut, cherry or maple wood and stand on ...

Cooking Table For a Minimalist Kitchen Experience

Designed by Moritz Putzier, the Cooking Table is a multifunctional table with a bench and storage bowls. The table features a treated wooden tabletop with a gas burner in the middle. Built into either side are wire supports for hanging all sorts of kitchen supplies. A separate piece, the bench provides a small workspace and a place to sit when the meal is ready. The ceramic storage bowls are sealed ...