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September 03, 2019

Interview with Katherine Gray

For Artist Katherine Gray, glass, her chosen material, offers both the familiar and the otherworldly. With a career that has produced blown glass sculptures to found-art works, Gray continues to create magic within one of the world’s oldest forms of craftsmanship. According to the artist, “my work is about disappearance of some sort and I use glass as an embodiment of that notion. I use a material that we don’t generally ‘see’; [glass] is both known and unknown, quotidian and transcendent at the same time.” Gray, academic and prolific artist as well as the eminent judge on television’s Blown Away, shared her thoughts with us as her ethereal new bowl collection touches down at The Future Perfect.
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August 17, 2019

Design: A Space Odyssey with Matthew Day Jackson

Long before the successful Apollo Missions, many earthlings have engaged in a fascination with outer space. In 1969, with the famous moon landings, an infatuation for some became a mainstream obsession as popular culture followed lunar progress in its taste for all things extraterrestrial. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the watershed moment drove major social change and inspired a generation of aesthetes, academics and entrepreneurs.
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July 06, 2019

John Hogan's Menagerie

One never knows what to expect from a new John Hogan collection. Having experimented with larger-scale furniture sized pieces, including a limited edition of glass tables, Hogan has reversed course presenting “Menagerie,” a hypnotic new range of diminutively sized glass pieces.
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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 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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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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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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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.
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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.