We recently came across the work of new-on-the-scene furniture designer, New York based James Strumpf, working under the studio name of ‘Avoirdupois’ who is about to release his debut collection ‘Tripartite’. What happens when an engineer turns his hand to design?
Paris based photographer, Valentin Fougeray’s refined vision allows him to create surrealistic still life photographs with a rough touch of reality and a contemporary aesthetic. His ability to make the ordinary, such as blacktop and tin foil seem, mystic, exotic and sometimes disorientating - is what has us coming back for more.
Atelier François Pouenat, a family run atelier, was established 130 years ago in Varennes, France and works in everything from aligning with independent designers to develop objects restoring historic buildings. We were excited to have the chance to sit down and explore how an Atelier like AFP work with young designers on developing projects and manufacturing by taking questions directly from our design community.
Inari is a chain smoking psychic from Helsinki who has a love for interesting textures and materials. She has somewhat of a cult following not only limited to Finland, but all over Scandinavia.. One would think she must have excellent psychic abilities, for those to travel far and wide to see her but it could be said that her eccentric personality and taste could be more part of her allure than anything.
The Future Perfect has long been a champion of some of the most innovative contemporary designers and artists coveted by interior designers and collectors in the US and around the world. Leah Ring pays a visit to chat with founder David Alhadeff