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June 27, 2017

Hidden Space: Outlines

Outlines, the debut show at our new, somewhat secret NoHo showroom, opened with a splash during May’s design week. The inaugural exhibition, designed with pink abandon by our friend Leilani Zahn, combined custom De La Espada furniture, a barrel-vaulted lighting scheme and plenty of bespoke touches by Zahn and friends.
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May 30, 2017

ROOMS: Alchemy -- Turning into Gold

Rooms, the design world’s favorite witchy collective, continues to achieve great success without losing any of their idiosyncratic edge along the way.
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May 19, 2017

Interview with John Hogan

Like magnificent treasures from another dimension, John Hogan's breathtaking glass sculptures seem to fall to earth with a combination of technical virtuosity and wild imagination. Unlike many of his contemporaries, the artist works in a variety of processes, constantly pushing the boundaries of form, color and texture.
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February 21, 2017

LA | The Lodge

Since it opened in early 2015, The Lodge, an art gallery situated in on-the-rise East Hollywood, has become one of the West Coast’s most prescient cultural venues. “In many ways The Lodge is the anti-gallery,” explains its namesake curator, Alice Lodge, an artist herself who grew up among the creative communities of the Hollywood Hills and Sydney, Australia.
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December 20, 2016

Now Savouring: Yabu Pushelberg’s Taste

Yabu Pushelberg know a thing or two about Taste. True to their innovative shape-shifting spirit, the firm have launched a biannual ‘bookazine,’ a new kind of periodical that blends magazine and coffee table book. Each dedicated to a single theme that captivates Yabu and Pushelberg, the most recent edition surveys the concept of “Taste,” and what it means to a generation of creatives.
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October 26, 2016

In Focus: Annabelle Selldorf

You only have to take a short stroll around The Future Perfect’s New York neighborhood to realize architect Annabelle Selldorf and her firm Selldorf Architects are firing on all cylinders.
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May 09, 2017

Shopping With: Alexandra Champalimaud

Alexandra Champalimaud, the principal of New York based Champalimaud Design, is one of the most prolific interior designers working today. Equally capable of transforming a grande dame (Hotel Bel Air) as she is conjuring a brand new luxury high rise (Four Seasons Jakarta) the peripatetic Portuguese-born designer, who started her firm more than three decades ago, is known for an unerring eye, restrained but luxurious sense of color and near academic knowledge of art and design history.
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February 14, 2017

Shopping with: J.J. Martin of LaDoubleJ

When the time came to select our first “Shopping With” tastemaker, it was a no brainer. J.J. Martin is a California-born, Milan-based multi-hyphenate who knows design from the inside out. A true original whose life and career are intimately intertwined, Martin is a highly regarded critic and journalist covering fashion, culture and design. In 2014, she founded the website LaDoubleJ.com as an “eye-popping” hybrid of e-commerce, editorial and top-notch Milan intel.
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April 27, 2017

Everything is sculpture - Isamu Noguchi

Long before our heavily cross-pollinated times, Isamu Noguchi established himself as a true revolutionary with a six-decade career that merged art, sculpture, architecture and design.
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March 30, 2017

The Future Perfect Guide to Milan

Whether you’re pounding the pavement in bohemian Brera or combing the galleries in the design-centric enclave Cinque Vie, Milan is the ultimate moveable feast. In anticipation of the 2017 edition of Salone del Mobile, the TFP team took a moment to round up some of our favorite spots in Italy’s foremost design capital.
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March 07, 2017

Where They Create: Japan

New York-based photographer Paul Barbera has been chronicling creative spaces since he was 16 years old. This passion - uncovering the unique workplaces of artists, designers and architects - led Barbera to found Where They Create, an online platform which features many TFP friends including Roll & Hill, Jasper Morrison and Lindsey Adelman.
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January 10, 2017

Hotel Le Meridien Zenghzhou designed by Neri & Hu

Featuring the Solo Collection by Neri & Hu for De La Espada and the Modo Chandelier by Jason Miller for Roll & Hill.
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October 18, 2016

21st Residence in San Francisco by Geremia Design

Apartment featuring the Solo Dining Table by Neri & Hu for De La Espada and the Coalesce Mirror by Steven Haulenbeek.
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September 06, 2016

Tribeca Loft in New York by Workstead

Tribeca Loft featuring the Box Sofa by Autoban for De La Espada. Photography by Matthew Williams.
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