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Erika Templeton | Editorial Director

Dec. 31, 2014

Erika Templeton | editorial director
Remember my New Year's resolution to get a task chair? Trouble is, I have an unflinching obsession with stools—and my 2015 resolve was no match for the BCTD barstool's wood and leather charms. The String Lights series won my heart at a FLOS showroom party just a few weeks ago, beating out the competition thanks to their flexibility, which lets the end user determine how the fixtures are hung, adding custom geometries and depth to the space. And Miliken's Dissemblage, quite simply, blew my mind. Any product that can make walking feel like a game gets my vote. (Plus it's made from

1.From Michael C. Poulsen, the BCTD barstool is made of solid ash and leather upholstery. The barstool is a unique Danish designed product with sublime Japanese woodworking skills.

2.String Lights from FLOS—designed by Michael Anastassiades—is an original suspension, both conceptually simple and bold at the same time. String Lights uses two different light sources—one in the shape of an isosceles triangle, the second in the form of a sphere.

3. Dissemblage, designed by Cresta Bledsoe for Milliken, couples unexpected unfolds with tailored woven ribs that veil precise geometries and bold super graphics. Pattern is revealed as people move around the interactive woven metallic design, which reads as a solid ground except in the area in which you stand.

AnnMarie Martin | Senior Editor

Life imitates art and vice versa. These products are a perfect example of that. The handmade qualities that come out in the Rabari collection are both elegant and trendy all at the same time and show us that class can be ... Read More >>

Chris Curtland | Managing Editor

I’m a lounge lizard so this green Heron would help me ease the tension of my task chair. Further enhancing my mellow mood is my office window, which lets me power down the fluorescents that harsh my vibe... Read More>>

Ben Frotscher | Associate Editor

As kind of our “product guy,” I see a lot of what the industry has to offer in terms of, well, products. I selected Via Veneto from ImolaCeramica and the Island Collection from ERG because I thought these were two... Read More>>

Robert Nieminen | Editor-at-Large

I selected these products for their contemporary elegance, of course, but also because Patricia Urquiola's Openest Collection is so indicative of the more relaxed approach to corporate interiors that's been trending; because the A-Chair elevates... Read More>>

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