The Future Perfect

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December 11, 2018

Design Miami/ 2018

For this year’s Design Miami, The Future Perfect once again dropped anchor in Florida with some of the most exciting names in collectible American design in tow. Building on the exuberant reception of our debut showcase in Basel, Switzerland, company founder David Alhadeff presented specially commissioned editions from John Hogan, Eric Roinestad, Reinaldo Sanguino, Christopher Stuart and Chris Wolston.
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December 01, 2018

Interview with David Weeks

It’s no exaggeration to say that David Weeks, who founded his eponymous studio in 1996, is the OG of the North American designer lighting scene. Following the breakout success of his innovative desk lamps at the ICFF furniture fair in 1997, the RISD graduate has built a successful, expansive practice known for visionary lighting and furniture collections that combine technical rigor with handcrafted fabrication.
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November 09, 2018

The Salon Art + Design Fair

For this years Salon Art + Design Fair, the city’s seventh, galleries from all over the world touch down at the Park Avenue Armory to showcase their wares. Each booth tells a compelling story and the result is a staggering diverse visual offering that includes everything from 20th century masterworks to innovative genre-disrupting creations from contemporary artists.
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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 iconic logo) - began creating boldly geometric fine art pieces that quickly gained acclaim in the art and design world.
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November 30, 2018

Glass: Shine a Light

In the history of human evolution, glass, a material that’s both commonplace and a little mysterious, remains relatively new. Only achieving regular use in the last years of the Middle Ages, glass has moved from the rarefied homes of the upper classes to a staple of everyday life. Today, glass has transcended its limited uses as windows or tableware to become the material of choice for a generation of architects and product designers.
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October 27, 2018

Paola Pansini

Italian photographer Paola Pansini is a prolific chronicler of spectacular environments, many of them discovered in Milan, Italy, where she works and lives. Whether she’s documenting a restored midcentury home in Palm Springs or choreographing one of her theatrical product shoots for brands such as Aesop and Cartier, the photographer is known for images of rare imagination and visual depth. During a recent visit to Italy, we discussed, among other topics, Paola’s career trajectory and her much admired book Entryways of Milan.
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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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November 02, 2018

Shopping with Nicole Hollis

Nicole Hollis, who heads up the San Francisco design firm NICOLEHOLLIS Studio, is without question one of our favorite designers on the west coast. Overseeing a team of more than two dozen designers working from a spectacular Bay area “laboratory,’ Hollis weaves her magic on projects as diverse as hospitality interiors and product design. Known for her rich and unexpected material palette, Hollis recently discussed her studio process and walked us through her favorite pieces from the world of The Future Perfect.
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October 05, 2018

Shopping With: Douglas Friedman

There is only one Douglas Friedman. The New York born photographer has captured some of the world’s most remarkable interiors and architecture projects for titles such as AD, Elle Decor, Vanity Fair and Harper’s Bazaar.
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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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October 19, 2018

NY: Celebrating Basquiat

Three decades after his untimely death, modern artist Jean-Michel Basquiat occupies a rare position in the art world as well as popular culture. The spirit of the iconoclastic artist is particularly resonant in NoHo, where he once occupied a street front studio and living space at 57 Great Jones Street, right next door from The Future Perfect’s Manhattan gallery space.
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August 25, 2018

LA | Double Vision

George Rodriguez is probably the most prolific photographer you’ve never heard of. For almost 7 decades, the LA-based Mexican-American photographer has captured the iconic and the obscure; the fringe and the famous. His expansive career, unfolding largely against Los Angeles’ heterogeneous sprawl, has documented many of the seminal moments of the 20th century.
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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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December 12, 2017

Flattered City Facing Apartment in Porto by De La Espada

In partnership with Flattered Apartments, De La Espada created a rentable holiday home in Porto’s Foz do Douro neighborhood right next to the sea
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