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December 05, 2017

Process & Materiality at Design Miami 2017

There are few words as misused and misunderstood as design. Over the years, the word has come to represent, among many others things, an obsession with the finished product. Flourishing in tandem with late stage capitalism, design - much like art - is often most associated with a focus on exteriority, function, conformity and commercialism.
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November 29, 2017


Founded by creative director Russell Greenberg in 2008 as a “a platform to support diverse interests and foster a collaborative design culture,” Rux is a multidisciplinary studio that produces consumer products, architectural master plans and furniture. The practice’s first collaboration with The Future Perfect is the Boom series, an ingenious modular system of LED lights paired with reclaimed wood.
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November 01, 2017

Bec Brittain: Resolute

*Resolute* (/ˈrezəˌl(y)o͞ot/): characterized by firmness and determination, as the temper, spirit and actions.
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October 09, 2017

Kalmar Werkstätten

Kalmar Werkstätten, the iconic Austrian lighting design company founded more than 130 years ago, is one of the few companies that has sustained a reputation for both heritage and innovation.
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September 08, 2017

Outdoors at The Future Perfect

It would be fair to say that over the years, outdoor furniture has been given something of a bad rap: think industrial tables and chairs, generic benches and staid decorative objects.
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July 18, 2017

Reinaldo Sanguino at Casa Perfect

Reinaldo Sanguino, besides being the buffest friend in our Rolodex, is also one of the most inventive ceramicists and furniture makers around today. The Venezuelan designer’s much coveted stools - each a piece of one-of-a-kind art - have become iconic, appearing in some of the world’s most celebrated spaces.
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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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March 20, 2017

Interview with Monty J

New York based artist Monty creates dreamlike sculptural vessels that invariably become the focal points of environments they’re placed in. From an amorphous alien-like vessel sprouting shocking pink tendrils to an elliptical saw-tooth creation, each of Monty’s highly personal works is a one-of-a-kind. Here, we discuss his process and inspirations.
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March 16, 2017

Interview with Marta Sala

Believing that architecture is the foundation of all design and furniture is much like a dialogue, Marta Sala’s Éditions is a collaboration between the namesake founder and the architects Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering.
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January 31, 2017

RUST by PRIN London

French born designer Ariane Prin's work is experimental and progressive. With her new RUST homeware collection, which debuted at Design London in 2015, she continues her exploration of raw and discarded materials. The in-demand designer took some time to talk us through her unique creative process.
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January 17, 2017

Introducing Casa Perfect

In recent years, ‘go west’ has become the refrain of a generation of creatives looking to plan their flag in fertile soil. Once derided as a one-industry town, Los Angeles is now a thriving cultural Mecca, home to world-class museums, hundreds of independent galleries and a white-hot design scene.
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January 03, 2017

Steven Haulenbeek

I think that a key component to my practice might be uncovering hidden opportunity in whatever I have around me. I like to learn about traditional materials and processes, gain a real understanding, and then find one place where I can make an intervention to achieve an original result.
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December 08, 2016

Design Miami/ 2016

Miami, you never disappoint. The Future Perfect team just spent an action charged week on South Beach, ensconced in our serenely colorful booth, which we decked out with a couple of our favorite beautiful things.
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December 01, 2016

The Immaculate Object 2016

What’s quintessential? Our Immaculate Object collection attempts to answer that question with a highly curated range of designer work that exudes elemental perfection.
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November 22, 2016

Jonathan Cross

Jonathan Cross never set out to become a ceramic artist. After studies in Texas he relocated to Los Angeles where he worked at a prestigious print shop, rubbing shoulders with artists such as Richard Serra and Joel Shapiro. After experimenting with clay, creating vessels for his own use, Cross emerges as an artist in his own right and is now considered one of the most dynamic ceramicists working in North America today.
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October 20, 2016

Lindsey Adelman's Ambrosia Series

Destruction is far more captivating than creation,” says designer Lindsey Adelman, whose latest collection, titled Ambrosia, embodies both polarities.
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September 27, 2016

That's Dimore

In the past fifteen years, DIMORESTUDIO, the Milan-based multi disciplinary firm, has become one of the most lusted-after names in design.
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September 13, 2016

Works in Stone

Works In Stone is the inaugural online gallery show presented by The Future Perfect. Highly curated, each forthcoming group show will comprise a survey of some of our most coveted and innovative pieces, all available to purchase online. Works in…
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August 12, 2016

Wild Thing

Rooms, the the Tbilisi-based Interior and product design studio founded by Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia, prove that quietly perceptive and rigorously crafted furniture can still resonate in the contemporary design market.
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August 04, 2016

Spotlight: John Hogan

A Q & A with glass maestro John Hogan, one of the most promising young artists employing the ancient medium today.
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May 25, 2016

Constructs and Glitches

We break down Christopher Stuart's spectacular Constructs and Glitches Collection.
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May 25, 2016

Equalizer by Ladies & Gentlemen

Ladies & Gentlemen talk us through their remarkable new Equalizer lighting collection and collaboration with visionary glass artist John Hogan.
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March 10, 2016

The Accidental Expressionist

Martyn Thompson Studio makes a splash at The Future Perfect.
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January 07, 2016


Like a stone: debuting at Design Miami 2015, The Future Perfect presents Fragments, featuring newly commissioned work by Dutch designer Lex Pott and New York-based Calico Wallpaper.
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December 25, 2015

Immaculate Object

Further evidence that good things do indeed come in small packages, The Future Perfect celebrate objects of modest proportions and outsized appeal. The show Includes work by acclaimed designer Eric Roinestad and Swedish glassblower Simon Klenell.
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November 25, 2015


Pool, the French duo Léa Padovani and Sébastien Kieffer, make a splash at The Future Perfect with audacious new pieces. Also on view was a new cabinet and lighting collection from Brooklyn design studio Workstead.
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October 15, 2015

30 Years SCP

British design powerhouse SCP remains an enduring and defining voice in contemporary design. The Future Perfect celebrate three decades of excellent design output.
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May 31, 2015

De La Espada, Christian Woo & Michael Anastassiades

The Future Perfect hosts a spring fling with guest stars De La Espada, Christian Woo, and Michael Anastassiades.
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May 19, 2015

Wonder Room

The Netherlands meets NoHo in Piet Hein Eek's most excellent exhibition for The Future Perfect. Roll up, Roll up with Eek as ringmaster, anything is possible.
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December 01, 2014

Gallery 2014

Celebrating the humanistic, eminently versatile nature of wood, The Future Perfect's breakout show featured designers Alma Allen and Piet Hein Eek and Japanese sculptor Ryosuke Yazaki .
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November 01, 2014

Showroom November 2014

Embracing the eclectic, The Future Perfect's November 2014 installation included Goddard armchairs covered in Brazil Hermès, a showstopping Glass Cabinet by Piet Hein Eek, and the debut of Made in Ratio's Cowrie Chairs.
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