Milan Furniture Collection

Porto: New to Piero Lissoni’s Roll collection, this commodious bookcase can be equipped with a sliding door of wood finished in a gloss lacquer. 35 Via per Cantu, 22060 Montesolaro, Italy; 39-031-780-237; circle 316


Cappellini: Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the Samourai armchair has a stainless-steel base and a body made of three separate polyurethane parts, which can be creatively upholstered in different fabrics or leathers. 102 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10012; 212-966-0669; circle 317


Molteni & C: The simple yet sexy lines of Patricia Urquiola’s Clip bed seem right at home in the boudoir. But the striking shape of this upholstered piece was actually derived from a rather banal accessory found in any office: the paper clip. The sinuous headboard shifts into a number of positions, and the fully removable cover comes in a range of materials, including leather. 50 Via Rossini, 20034 Giussano, Italy; 39-0362-3591. circle 318

Kartell: The doughnut-shaped Ploof seating series is just one of many furniture-fair debuts by the prolific Philippe Starck. 45 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-966-6665; circle 319



Swarovski: Daring to dazzle is nothing new to Swarovski, makers of fine crystal since the 19th century. But the company really outshone itself by commissioning seven supernovas to dream up one-of-a-kind chandeliers. We swooned over Hella Jongerius’s Pink Dress, a deliriously feminine ball gown made of crystals, and Tord Boontje’s Blossom (shown), a more subtle but equally delicate creation. 29 West 57th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10019; 212-935-4200. circle 320


Edra: Inspired by the Brazilian favela tradition of layering scraps of fabric to create mats and bedspreads, Fernando and Humberto Campana designed Sushi. They rolled together an assortment of textiles–felt, wool, bits of carpet–and threaded them into an elasticized cloth tube, forming a pocket in which to sit. Via Solferino, 3930 NE Second Avenue, Suite 105, Miami, FL 33137; 305-572-1182. circle 321


Liv’it: Parisian phenomenon Christian Biecher has bestowed his signature cool on the Dani coffee table. Forma & Design, 1 Selleck Street, Norwalk, CT 06855; 203-855-9325. circle 322


UT: For the Lounge collection of seating and tables, designers Clarissa Richardson and Heidar Sadeki utilized DuPont Corian to sleek and sculptural effect, occasionally softening the hard surface with natural accents such as pony skin. 158 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-966-8815; circle 323

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