The Future Perfect

The Present Tense

May 18, 2019

Seungjin Yang & Bower Studios

As evidence by the blockbuster show The Chair, staged at The Future Perfect’s Manhattan gallery during design week, it would seem there is no limit to the possibilities of this furniture staple. To coincide with Los Angeles Legends Art Fair, The Future Perfect presented the mind-blowing work by Seoul-based designer Seungjin Yang at Casa Perfect Los Angeles.
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May 07, 2019

Romancing the Stone: Interview with Chen & Kai

Artists Chen Chen & Kai Williams approach each piece they produce as a source of exploration. By putting together natural objects in unusual ways, Chen & Kai allow for deeper meaning to shine through with designs that are challenging and approachable.
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May 03, 2019

The Chair

According to David Alhadeff, the Future Perfect’s founder, the Chair’s elemental simplicity makes it the perfect canvas for designers and artists; it’s a staple that offers endless potential for experimentation, from the ascetic to the audacious.
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July 19, 2018

At home with David Alhadeff, founder of The Future Perfect

David Alhadeff’s downtown residence was envisioned in much the same way as his gallery, The Future Perfect. First and foremost, he wanted his downtown apartment to be a showcase for emerging and established New York design with seminal works by Dimore Studio, Lindsey Adelman, Eric Roinestad, John Hogan and Jonathan Cross.
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June 22, 2018

De La Espada in Monte da Azarujinha

This summer, De La Espada travelled to the Alentejo region of Portugal to capture their products in Monte da Azarujinha, a converted and extended farmhouse on the outskirts of Azaruja village in the Évora district.
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January 23, 2018

Upper East Side Residence by Bennett Leifer

An upper east side residence designed by New York based designer Bennett Leifer featuring Lindsey Adelman's Branching Chandelier, Gubi's Beetle Dining Chairs and the Edie Flushmount by Mary Wallis for Lindsey Adelman Studio.
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March 28, 2019

Shopping with Tom Morris

Tom Morris is without question one of the sharpest journalists and curators working today. His words have appeared in The FT Weekend, Departures, CNN Style, and AD, among others. As a modernism aficionado - not to mention Clay expert - we were intrigued to spend some time shopping with Tom.
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January 11, 2019

Shopping With: Eric Petschek

Anyone with an Instagram account and a passing interest in architecture would certainly be familiar with Eric Petschek (known online as @cb). Early to the ‘gram game, Petschek is one of the foremost chroniclers of contemporary spaces - from monumental icons of architecture to under-the-radar interiors projects by emerging talents.
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December 15, 2018

Shopping With: Caitlin Mociun

Caitlin Mociun founded her namesake jewelry line in 2011 with the intention of creating fine jewelry that is streamlined, elegant and enlightened. A natural born collaborator, the brand’s stylish founder credits her exacting eye to years of global voyages and her studies at the Rhode Island School of Design.
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March 18, 2019

LA | Architecture & Design Film Festival

Given its wealth of magnificent buildings - from the soaring Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall to the highly idiosyncratic modernist homes by the likes of Neutra and Schindler - it makes perfect sense that Los Angeles would host the nation’s largest film festival dedicated to the topics of design and architecture.
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December 20, 2018

NY | Gucci Wooster Bookstore

Like all things that rise from the outré imagination of creative director Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s SoHo headquarters is no ordinary retail experience. The latest component to the project, which was first unveiled back in May, is the Gucci Wooster Bookstore, a collaboration the brand forged with our friend - and longtime NoHo neighbor - David Strettell of Dashwood Books.
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November 21, 2018

SF: San Francisco Proper Hotel

Looking for a burst of color on a misty Bay Area day? A place to show off San Francisco’s myriad charms to visiting friends? Look no further than the city’s newish Proper Hotel, Kelly Wearstler’s imaginative reinvention of the contemporary boutique hotel.
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February 21, 2019

Palm Springs Modernism

For Modernism Week, which seems to grow in success and prominence each year, we took a moment to chat with the woman to know Brooke Hodge, Director of Architecture and Design at Palm Springs Art Museum.
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January 25, 2019

Smart Design Studio

William Smart, the visionary behind Smart Design Studio, should be on the radar of anyone who appreciates innovative architecture and design. Founded some 17 years ago in Sydney, Australia, the studio has remained determinedly boutique in size with projects that are increasingly global in quality and scope (as evidenced by the constellations of awards that the practice has been awarded).
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January 17, 2019

Jason Duzansky

2018 was without question a banner year for Jason Duzansky. The veteran creative director and graphic designer - who has worked with an international client roster that includes V Magazine, Visionaire, Rizzoli and The Future Perfect (for whom he designed the icon) - began creating boldly geometric fine art pieces that quickly gained acclaim in the art and design world.
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