Digging through the market’s myriad options for that perfect something—be it a big-ticket item or a small (but statement-making) detail—can be more than a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you, scouring the globe for the best of the best: The Short List!
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Rounded corners and serpentine shapes make these ’70s (and ’70s-inspired) pieces feel totally original. Don’t limit them to modern interiors—they provide a smart foil to more traditional rooms, too.
Mario Bellini used only zippers as the fastening mechanism for his luxe leather armchair. How sexy is that? $2,076. luminaire.com.
A virtually seamless bronze finish and ultra-simple shape make Milo Baughman’s brushed-metal table a time-tested classic. By Thayer Coggin, $2,395. dwr.com.
Available in five different colors, this cocktail party must-have folds away for easy storage. By Antonio Citterio con Oliver Löw. $1,095. kartell.com.
Sink-right-in softness and removable covers make the Le Bambole collection a stylish (and sensible) choice for movie night. From $4,595. bebitalia.com.
Conrad Wire Glass Side Table
A sleek study in tubular chrome and the perfect place to rest a drink. $399. cb2.com.
Bellini’s original modular design has been reimagined with sustainable materials and an even more plush feel. Price upon request. bebitalia.com.
Cream Lacquered Steel Low Table
Customize the high-shine lacquered finish on this versatile coffee table to match any hue imaginable. $12,000. geraldblandinc.com.
S 533 L Cantilever Chair
It might have been designed in 1927, but Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s iconic steel chair epitomized ’70s chic decades later. $2,479. thonet.de.
Produced by Hudson Moore
Written by Emma Bazilian