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We’re fresh on the heels of Milan Design Week and NeoCon, and the cool new collections keep rolling in. From futuristic, outdoor-friendly sofas to reupholstered vintage lounge chairs, here are some standouts from the latest round of launches.
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Kelly Wearstler teamed up with The Rug Company to release the Surreal Shifts series. Inspired by the architecture of the iconic Sowden House by Frank Lloyd Wright, the collaboration boasts eight graphic floor designs, including the blush-hued Cascadia Clay and the undulating, grid-patterned Wavelength.
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Room & Board introduced six chic quartz surfaces by Cambria into its top option offerings. Available for more than 60 artisan-crafted designs—including seven of the brand’s vanity collections and the Amherst cabinet and island series—additions range from the gray-colored Big Sur Mist to the earth-toned Brittanicca Gold and navy-veined Portrush.
In honor of the 10th anniversary of its Objets Nomades collection, Louis Vuitton unveiled an imaginative installation at 111 West 57th Street. Curated by Rita Chraibi, the showcase—on display through the end of the month—features renowned works from esteemed international designers, including a yellow fiberglass swing chair by Campana Brothers and a cagelike sofa composed of arched ash-wood slats by Marcel Wanders.
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Hapny Home debuted a delightful collaboration with home improvement brand Character. The whimsical line offers eight lively hardware designs with fanciful, feel-good motifs, including a 1990s-inspired smiley face knob and slender arc-shaped pulls.
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Lee Jofa launched its latest collaboration with the house of Oscar de la Renta. The collection, called IV, offers more than four dozen fabric patterns plus seven wallcoverings inspired by the iconic fashion designer’s vibrant style, such as the kaleidoscopic Granada print, the floral Benday Paper and the paisley-esque Jardin Bleu.
The Expert premiered an insanely chic capsule collection of refurbished furniture and lighting designs. Curated by cofounder Jake Arnold, the sustainably-minded series—the first introductions into the brand’s Vintage line—spans 70 fully restored midcentury pieces designed by the likes of Märta Blomstedt and Otto Shulz and reupholstered in fabrics from Pierre Frey, Dedar, Zak+Fox, and Kneedler Fauchère.
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British textile brand Guy Goodfellow Collection welcomed an eye-catching pair of fabric designs into its current repertoire. Available through John Rosselli & Associates, the first, Rendlesham, draws inspiration from a 19th-century French pattern, while the zigzagging Tangier pays homage to Moroccan embroidered panels.
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Gubi relaunched its futuristic Basket series by Joe Colombo. Originally released in the late 1960s, the outdoor-friendly collection comprises two sofas and a lounge chair punctuated by plump cylindrical cushions atop sculptural hand-woven rattan frames.
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Sherle Wagner International revealed a celestial-themed collection called Compass. The starry series features hardware and sink fixtures in a variety of stone and metal finishes, such as a satin brass doorknob bedecked with black onyx and a polished nickel faucet set dressed in malachite.