Color-conscious collectors flock to Elizabeth Paige Smith’s witty takes on day-to-day classics. She turns the simple coffee table on its ear by encapsulating organic powder pigments inside acrylic by means of good ol’ static electricity. The result: the Hot Pink Blow Coffee Table. Each pattern is random and unique. $9,800.
www.elizabethpaigesmith.com or Twentieth in Los Angeles, www.twentiethdesign.com
Philippe Starck’s BaObab desk offers an unconventional blend of freshness and function. Seamless construction creates a microcosm of curves in a world of hard angles. $5,660.
NO VISIBLE SUPPORT
The simple lines and transparent steps of Carlo Santambrogio’s corner bed reveal an edgy glamour. The Diamant glass is laminated and tempered for safety, while the recessed legs give the illusion of a floating mattress. $30,000-$44,000, depending on dimensions. www.luminaire.com
MAKING A POINT
Pushing the intersection of design and art while maintaining real-world usefulness, the Morotai table by Carlo (available exclusively through Nusa in Los Angeles) balances on three minimalist feet. Forged from pure brass terrazzo, it brings novelty to any room. $9,500. www.nusafurniture.com
A STAGGERING DISPLAY
If you like luxury served with a side of sustainability, here’s your chance to maximize your style-cred while minimizing your environmental footprint. Brave Space Design’s bamboo shelving unit touts eye-catching, asymmetrical cubbies and presents multiple possibilities for the display of your objets d’art. $2.975. www.bravespacedesign.com
Divide your space with the pristine crispness of Mia Cullin’s snowflake-inspired room divider. Fashioned from flexible Tyvek, the screen arrives as 160 interlocking pieces that link together to form a pattern that is minimal and elegant. Link the components into countless constellations to create window treatments, room dividers, or table decorations. $203. www.suiteny.com
CIRCLE OF LIGHT
The Caboche Suspension Lamp by Patricia Urquida and Eliana Gerotto bubbles over with glassy good looks. Available from Domus Design Collection, the lamp boasts luxurious curves and 360-degree light projection. $675 small, $1,371 medium, $2,406 large. www.ddcnyc.com
The one-of-a-kind, metal-and-glass tables by Idyllwild artist Bob Schraff evoke memories of city skylines and post-industrial ingenuity. Schraff’s translucent tableaux reflect an individuality that’s missing from the mass-market — and a masculine boldness that’s impossible to gnore. 66x34 inches Elysium, $3,900. robertschraffsculptures.com