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April 26, 2018

Shopping with Billy Cotton

According to its principal, growing Brooklyn-based design studio Billy Cotton seeks to imbue each of its design projects with “originality and nuance.” Given the interior worlds’ outsized emphasis on visual sizzle, that’s no easy feat. The namesake designer, who also creates his own line of furniture and lighting, brings each project to vivid life with a trademark sense of restraint, layered references and an unerring attention to detail. It’s difficult to think of a better shopping companion.
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November 09, 2017

Shopping with Rafael de Cárdenas

Since founding his design and architecture firm some ten years ago, Rafael de Cárdenas has built a reputation as one of the industry’s most idiosyncratic talents. Reflecting his diverse influences - notably fashion, popular culture and film - the studio’s projects are distinguished by a sense of daring that’s matched by impeccable execution.
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September 21, 2017

Shopping with Stefan Beckman

With clients like Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Miu Miu, creative director and production designer Stefan Beckman is considered one of the fashion industry’s most formidable and imaginative creatives. Across more than 20 seasons, Beckman has created the sets for Marc Jacobs’ spectacular runways shows, which are widely regarded as the hot ticket of the week.
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June 15, 2018

Design Miami/Basel

After three successful years showing at Design Miami/Art Basel Miami Beach, the Future Perfect debuted in Basel, Switzerland, with an ultra-successful design showcase featuring many of the most buzzed-about names in American design, many connected by their unique relationship and loyalty to their chosen material.
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May 23, 2018

New York Design Week 2018: Charles de Lisle and Chris Wolston

For New York’s design week, The Future Perfect’s Manhattan gallery space was transformed as an exuberant showcase for the new work of Colombia based artisan and furniture maker Chris Wolston and the debut of an extensive new lighting series by Charles de Lisle, produced exclusively by The Future Perfect.
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May 14, 2018

Beverly Hills Bonsai: Jonathan Cross x Ryan Neil

California and Japan have always enjoyed a kind of aesthetic love affair and the latest collaboration on view at The Future Perfect’s residential Los Angeles gallery space, Casa Perfect, continues that tradition. The first collaboration between ceramic artist Jonathan Cross and bonsai master Ryan Neil blends the ethereal with the earthly with the two artists exploring the cross-pollination of traditional living sculpture with physical ceramic sculpture.
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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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September 27, 2017

Lindsey Adelman's Home in Watermill

Lindsey Adelman's home in Watermill, New York, interior decoration by the designer herself. Featuring the Branching Disc Chandelier, Piet Hien Eek's Scrapwood Coffee Table with stools, and Bec Brittain's Shy Beams.
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February 16, 2018

NY | Dashwood Books

David Stratell of iconic NoHo bookseller Dashwood books, shares his five favorites within the neighborhood.
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October 30, 2017

LA | Los Angeles Home Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright once remarked that if one were to “tip the world over on its side everything loose will land in Los Angeles.” Almost sixty years after his death, the master architect’s observation holds true, particularly when it comes to the city’s unrivaled collection of residential architecture.
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October 20, 2017

NY | Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Japan Society

Known for his illusory images documenting environments that include abandoned theaters, serene marine panoramas and exotic animals, Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto has always reached for the sublime.
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April 06, 2018

Your Future Perfect Guide to Milan, 2018

Experience has taught us that some degree of advanced organization is essential when visiting Milan’s annual design week, ‘Fuorisalone’.
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March 22, 2018

La Muralla Roja in Calpe, Spain

Located in Calpe, Spain, La Muralla Roja (The Red Wall) is a building project masterminded by prolific Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill. Some fifty years after its 1968 inauguration, this remarkable structure continues to entrance with its labyrinthine edifices and luminescent colored walls.
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February 01, 2018

Tom Blachford: Nihon Noir

After his captivating series Midnight Modern, which documented classic modernist homes in Palm Springs, photographer Tom Blachford has become a hot commodity in both the art and design worlds. A master of light, Blachford was flown to Tokyo on behalf of iconic Japanese beer brand Asahi to document the city’s fascinating and constantly evolving modern architecture. We spoke with Tom and got an insight into his singular process.
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