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March 27, 2020

Matthew Day Jackson

Chaos and beauty are terms that are rarely put together when describing works of intellectual rigor and craftsmanship, yet they’re both apt descriptions when one assesses Matthew Day Jackson’s Wonky furniture collection. Evolving in parallel to the Hauser & Wirth represented artist’s career, the collection now includes dining and coffee tables, stools, chairs and a "Bardenza," a blue credenza/bar hybrid.
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March 06, 2020

Casa Perfect Los Angeles 3.0

The Future Perfect's newest Casa Perfect is housed within a 1971 Beverly Hills mansion designed by local architect Raul F. Garduno. The residence possesses a seductive low-rise silhouette with long curving hallways and floor to ceiling windows that afford panoramic views of the L.A. basin.
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January 20, 2020

Interview with Bari Ziperstein

In both her design and fine art practices, Bari Ziperstein is constantly breaking the rules of contemporary ceramic art. Like compositions that seem to have rained down from another planet, Ziperstein’s works are always pushing the boundaries of process of construction. The LA-based ceramicist, now part of the Future Perfect Family has appeared in The Future Perfect’s MESS and The Chair shows as well as a current exhibition of new works by the artist at the company’s San Francisco gallery.
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October 01, 2019

Shopping with Dan Rubinstein

To know Dan Rubinstein is to love Dan Rubinstein. One of New York’s key proselytizers of design and architecture, both local and global, Rubinstein is the consummate polymath, building a career that merges the roles of editor, writer, curator and consultant. Rubinstein has worked with some of the worlds foremost brands; created “This Is Not a House,” a much loved Rizzoli title; and worked as a curator conceptualizing such projects as “The Home Front: American Design Now” at the Museum of Arts and Design. Right now, Dan works with Departures Magazine as its resident design expert, where he’s tasked with creating the lauded bi-annual Departures Home + Design issues. Dan: let’s go shopping.
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July 16, 2019

Shopping with Natalie Bloomingdale

It’s rather an understatement to say that stylish California transplant Natalie Bloomindale is adept at multitasking. In addition to running boutique public relations firm Nash and Lee PR Shop, which collaborates with some of the biggest names in fashion and media, the Texan native has struck out with a new online retail venture SIL (stuff i love). As the title would suggest, Bloomingdale took the chance to create a highly personal selection that reflected her taste and glamorous Angeleno life. As such, Bloomingdale has collaborated with cult lesser-known brands including Cassandra Collections, Tish Cox and the vestigial Belgian shoe maker helmed by Hayden Lasher. One of SIL’s more intriguing partnerships is a capsule collection with the Beverly Hills Hotels, a longtime haunt of Bloomingdale. In that spirit, we slunk into a booth at the famous Polo Lounge to talk fashion, Hollywood and of course, Bloomingdale’s TFP favorites.
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May 02, 2019

Shopping with Alex P White

It takes just a passing glance through his Instagram to realize that Alex P White is unquestionably a triple threat: a man of style, substance and immense cultivation. The designer, who launched his own studio in 2017 after working with revered companies such as Kelly Behun Studio, balances vivacious residential projects and limited edition furniture projects, keeping this intriguing by weaving in varied pop culture references from Issey Miyake to Siouxsie and the Banshees. Any Alex P White project is guaranteed to have that certain frisson; imbued with erudite clues that extend down the annals of aesthetic culture. With his finely honed visual sense of space and dynamic, idiosyncratic nature, we’ve always thought of Alex as our ideal candidate for Shopping With…
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September 19, 2019

NY | Pace's New Giant Flagship Gallery

For their new world headquarters, located adjacent to the city’s booming High Line, Pace gallery clearly didn’t seek to make just another gallery. Rather they’ve opened a game changer, a 100-million behemoth which has its official unveiling last week.
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April 12, 2019

NY | DS & Durga

Step through the doors of 251 Mulberry Street in Manhattan’s Nolita and you’ve entered the magnificent olfactory world of David Moltz and Kavi Ahuja, the husband and wife duo behind virtuoso fragrance brand D.S. & DURGA.
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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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September 23, 2019

Paa Joe & The Beauty of Many Nations

The Future Perfect has acquired the first head sculptures in a series entitled The Beauty of Many Nations by artist Jacob Tetteh-Ashong for Paa Joe. Paa Joe’s artistry is rooted both in West African spiritual beliefs and in African art forms that echo a lost time. The ancient bronze Ife heads of the Yoruba and the terracotta Mmaa head carvings of the Akan resonate in Paa Joe’s contemporary work, in which he references similar hand carved techniques and mastery in the making of head sculpture, miniatures, and his large scale, life-sized coffins.
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August 01, 2019

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion

Arriving with suitable interplanetary panache, a retrospective of French fashion icon Pierre Cardin is set to touch down at the Brooklyn Museum this month. Opening on July 20th, Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion explores the universe of one of the 20th century’s most innovative designers, with over 170 objects dating from the 1950s to the present day.
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April 05, 2019

Interview with Jeanne Detallante

There’s no question Jeanne Detallante is one of the most talented female graphic designers working in the field today. The Parisian artist’s work has been unmissable in a range of titles, including Vogue Italia, Vogue Japan, The New Yorker and GQ and many others. It’s difficult to associate Jeanne with one particular style - she’s a natural shape-shifter, switching between surreal illustrations to ironic realism to vibrant jump-off-the-page graphics.
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February 01, 2019

100 Franklin Street

The perfect New York apartment is a relative - and highly subjective - concept, particularly in downtown Manhattan. But it’s safe that a spectacular new model space, a collaboration between the Future Perfect and visionary developers DDG Partners, may just tick all the boxes.
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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.