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April 06, 2021

Unrealized Dreams

One year ago, in the early days of the pandemic, we called on a selection of artists from our roster to contribute to a digital body of work addressing a central aspect of this crisis: impossibility. The impossibility of going outside, living life and making work. Under the umbrella of an online exhibition called “Unrealized Dreams”, we wanted to show how this impossibility in turn created the potential for creative catharsis - that is to say, when everything feels impossible and imagination is all we have, that imagined space creates endless possibilities.
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December 17, 2020

Mark Pavlovits

Every object you encounter is the terminus of a long process. Often, the most simple seeming things have the most complicated and arduous origins. A physical entity can contain an invisible story. Years of history, research and labor may be folded into its body. This is especially true of art objects, which are sometimes intentionally vague about the manner in which they came to be. Part of their appeal can be the evocative air of mystery about them - the impression of having just spontaneously appeared, already complete. The maker however, remembers.
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November 12, 2020

The Gentle Immortality of Household Gods

Glass is a highly context-driven material. It’s always a vessel - for water, for light, for its own elaborate history and for its surroundings in any given moment. Both literally and symbolically, we use it to communicate vision. As a stained glass window or as the lens in a camera, it acts as a medium in the communication between light and the eye.
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August 06, 2020


VIDIVIXI’s newest collection is now available at The Future Perfect. The design firm collaborated with Douglas Fenton of Major Visual on a surreal digital rendering to bring each piece into our minds and homes. VIDIVIXI and Major Visual had been looking for a reason to collaborate for over a year and The Future Perfect’s first online exhibition presented the perfect opportunity. Major Visual specializes in visual narratives centered around interiors, design and architecture. For this show they created a simulated exhibition showcasing the work with each piece displayed separately within a glass box. Referencing traditional museum exhibition format, this display method underlines the high level of quality present in Grattan’s work. The presentation plays with scale—the furniture could be lilliputian, at display in the V&A’s archives, or it could be gargantuan.
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April 17, 2020

One of a Kind Mirrors from Ben & Aja Blanc

As designers and makers of a wide ranging collection of design objects, from mirrors and lighting, to furniture and ceramics, Ben & Aja Blanc have become known for their material skills and expressive form language. The Blancs' one of a kind collection draws upon painterly abstract references in both form and technique.
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March 27, 2020

Matthew Day Jackson

Chaos and beauty are terms that are rarely put together when describing works of intellectual rigor and craftsmanship, yet they’re both apt descriptions when one assesses Matthew Day Jackson’s Wonky furniture collection. Evolving in parallel to the Hauser & Wirth represented artist’s career, the collection now includes dining and coffee tables, stools, chairs and a "Bardenza," a blue credenza/bar hybrid.
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March 06, 2020

Casa Perfect Los Angeles 3.0

The Future Perfect's newest Casa Perfect is housed within a 1971 Beverly Hills mansion designed by local architect Raul F. Garduno. The residence possesses a seductive low-rise silhouette with long curving hallways and floor to ceiling windows that afford panoramic views of the L.A. basin.
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November 12, 2019

Mess: Expressionism and Experimentation in Contemporary Ceramics

MESS, an exhibition that’s the first of its kind to open concurrently in three Future Perfect Galleries, opened last week. Co-curated by The Future Perfect’s Gallery Director Laura Young and Tom Morris, the London-based design editor, critic and author of ‘New Wave Clay, the exhibition is a celebration of clay and the new generation of artists who’ve gravitated to the medium.
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October 15, 2019


With breathtakingly beautiful pieces, Vissio traces its origins to Novel Studio, a workshop founded in 1994 as a studio devoted to experimentation and innovation through the medium glass. According to the Mexico-based studio, “the mix [is] in precise proportions of design, craftsmanship, and technique.” Vissio’s projects are all diverse, but the beholder can follow a through line with their ephemeral beauty, creative heft and the maker’s synthesis of tradition and innovation, design and functionality.
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September 10, 2019

Interview with Marcin Rusak

Born in 1987, Polish artist, designer and manufacturer Marcin Rusak is, without question, one of the leading lights in design today. The young designer has always gravitated towards decaying, patinated and aging materials, which gives the artist’s work a beauty cut through with history. According to the artist: Through research, craft, and utilization of new technology, I try to embrace a complex approach to art in order to re-evaluate objects and their significance while celebrating the organic outcome of natural materials and processes.”
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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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June 15, 2019

Design Miami/ Basel 2019

Since touching down in Switzerland for the first time last year, The Future Perfect has carved a unique position amongst the international design galleries who present at Design Miami/ Basel. This year, the gallery’s viewpoint was honed further, with an exhibition of new, one-of-a-kind works by designers Floris Wubben and Kristin Victoria Barron.
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May 18, 2019

Seungjin Yang & Bower Studios

As evidence by the blockbuster show The Chair, staged at The Future Perfect’s Manhattan gallery during design week, it would seem there is no limit to the possibilities of this furniture staple. To coincide with Los Angeles Legends Art Fair, The Future Perfect presented the mind-blowing work by Seoul-based designer Seungjin Yang at Casa Perfect Los Angeles.
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May 07, 2019

Romancing the Stone: Interview with Chen & Kai

Artists Chen Chen & Kai Williams approach each piece they produce as a source of exploration. By putting together natural objects in unusual ways, Chen & Kai allow for deeper meaning to shine through with designs that are challenging and approachable.
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May 03, 2019

The Chair

According to David Alhadeff, the Future Perfect’s founder, the Chair’s elemental simplicity makes it the perfect canvas for designers and artists; it’s a staple that offers endless potential for experimentation, from the ascetic to the audacious.
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March 11, 2019

Introducing Casa Perfect New York

Imagine crossing the threshold of an historic West Village townhouse and entering the inner sanctum of a cooler, 21st century Auntie Mame. In one room, Chris Wolston’s wild tropical chandelier hands above his aluminum collage-like body table; a lavish bathroom comes alive with a lighting fixture from Piet Hein Eek and a ceramic stool by Reinaldo Sanguino; parlor rooms, normally a staid experience, showcase exemplary works such as Marta Sala's Éditions seating alongside lighting by technical virtuoso Lindsey Adelman.
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February 15, 2019

Warhol at Casa Perfect

Who better to kick off Frieze’s first Los Angeles outing than a man that loved to party and document the process. On view at The Future Perfect’s Casa Perfect during this Frieze, the original pop prophet will be the in the house, with a collections that spans decades - and extremes - of the artist’s life: from regular celebrity interludes to his Bodega shopping sprees. We sat down with Warhol expert Jim Hedges, the show’s curator and collector, to discuss the show's genesis.
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December 11, 2018

Design Miami/ 2018

For this year’s Design Miami, The Future Perfect once again dropped anchor in Florida with some of the most exciting names in collectible American design in tow. Building on the exuberant reception of our debut showcase in Basel, Switzerland, company founder David Alhadeff presented specially commissioned editions from John Hogan, Eric Roinestad, Reinaldo Sanguino, Christopher Stuart and Chris Wolston.
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December 01, 2018

Interview with David Weeks

It’s no exaggeration to say that David Weeks, who founded his eponymous studio in 1996, is the OG of the North American designer lighting scene. Following the breakout success of his innovative desk lamps at the ICFF furniture fair in 1997, the RISD graduate has built a successful, expansive practice known for visionary lighting and furniture collections that combine technical rigor with handcrafted fabrication.
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November 09, 2018

The Salon Art + Design Fair

For this years Salon Art + Design Fair, the city’s seventh, galleries from all over the world touch down at the Park Avenue Armory to showcase their wares. Each booth tells a compelling story and the result is a staggering diverse visual offering that includes everything from 20th century masterworks to innovative genre-disrupting creations from contemporary artists.
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September 28, 2018

Jason Miller

Jason Miller is one of the most versatile contemporary designers working today. From his Brooklyn, New York Studio - where he runs both Jason Miller Studio and contemporary lighting brand Roll & Hill - Miller has created a prolific body of work that includes lighting, furniture, accessories and interior objects.
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September 21, 2018

Marta Sala Éditions & Atelier Février

For the Future Perfect New York’s first fall show, we’ve put together two of our favorite international designers, Milan-based Marta Sala Éditions and French rug designer Atelier Février. The collections offer two radically different design visions yet share a dedication to exceptional production and innovative aesthetics.
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August 03, 2018

Ben & Aja Blanc on Meret Compositions

Since founding their eponymous studio, Ben and Aja Blanc have built a reputation for outstanding design work that synergizes the purity of minimalism with the humanistic qualities of craftsmanship. The studio’s latest foray, titled Meret Compositions, consists of an ongoing collection of works inspired by the interaction of the designers with artists and their historical milieu.
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July 06, 2018

QA with EWE Studio

Mexico’s design scene, increasingly recognized on the world stage, is one that skillfully balances tradition with modernity. EWE Studio, helmed by curator and creative director Age Salajõe, exemplifies those contrasts with intricate and sculptural work that advances the parameters of traditional Mexican techniques.
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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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May 04, 2018

Introducing The Complex in San Francisco

When they would enter the reinvented San Francisco Gallery - dubbed The Complex, The Future Perfect’s David Alhadeff wanted guests to experience a sense of imminent discovery. With its interconnected rooms and residential, yet innovative tone, the location strikes an entirely new note.
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March 23, 2018

Virtual Tour of the New Casa Perfect

Not in Los Angeles? Take a virtual tour of the new Casa Perfect, housed in the former estate of Elvis Presley.
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March 08, 2018

Shore Rugs at Casa Perfect

Christening the new Casa Perfect, nestled in the wooded hills of Beverly Hills, presented The Future Perfect with the chance to work with designers and studios to create products that enhance Southern California’s alluring indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Among a select group of new collaborators is Shore Rugs, the ascendent London based textile brand.
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February 28, 2018

Casa Perfect, Fit for a King

Trousdale Estates, sited in the spectacular wooded hills above Sunset Boulevard, is one of Los Angeles’ most architecturally significant neighborhoods. Once part of the famous Doheny Ranch, which claims Greystone Mansion, the enormous Tudor-style residence, as its centerpiece, the 429-acre tract of land emerged as one of the world’s foremost hubs of modernist architecture during the 50s and 60s.
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February 25, 2018

Piet Hein Eek & Veronese

The Future Perfect New York’s first exhibition in 2018 celebrates new work from Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, whose furniture is accompanied by pieces from his lighting collaboration with iconic Murano glass manufacturer Veronese.
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January 18, 2018

"Mikakiuchi" Sculpture and Space: Live Woodcarving by Ryosuke Yazaki

For our new San Francisco exhibition, The Future Perfect presents Mikakiuchi, which can be translated as “courtyard of the shrine” or as the artist puts it “sculpture and space” recalling a more personal moment of transcendence.
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January 08, 2018

Virtual Tour of our booth at Design Miami 2017/

Missed us at Design Miami? Take a virtual tour of our booth and browse the Design Miami 2017/ collection featuring works by John Hogan, Eric Roinestad, Reinaldo Sanguino and Christopher Stuart.
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December 22, 2017

Interview with Ben & Aja Blanc

East Coast designers Ben and Aja Blanc bring an intellectual rigor to functional design. With inspirations ranging from choreographer Twyla Tharp to artists Richard Serra and James Turrell, the duo’s collection of limited-edition lighting, furniture and objects leavens slick minimalism with unexpectedly rich materials. The Rhode Island-based duo, known for balancing elegance with functionality, talk us through their inspired creative process.
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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 J 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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