May 5, 2022
15 of the Best Product Debuts for Spring 2022
PICO BOIS RED AND BLUE DOTS
The indoor/outdoor collection of polka-dot tile originally designed by the Bouroullec brothers 11 years ago has been extended with a version that features a wood-pattern background on the tile body.
MUTINA | stonesource.com
SERENA DUGAN OUTDOOR
The cheery Modernist pattern, inspired by paintings by its namesake artist and textile designer, is newly available in a durable weather-resistant fabric.
SERENA DUGAN | serenadugan.com
IQUO CAFÉ STACKING ARMCHAIR
Seating in Knoll’s new indoor/outdoor café collection, Iquo (pronounced E-kwo) by Ini Archibong, boasts glass-filled nylon framing, Clean Air Gold certification, and an armless option.
KNOLL | knoll.com
This floor lamp by super collaborator Patricia Urquiola is engineered for use outdoors (hence the design, which mimics a flower and stem). It’s also available as a bollard for in-ground installations.
FLOS | usa.flos.com
A leather-wrapped base and handblown glass shade distinguish this moody, dimmable table lamp.
BLU DOT | bludot.com
A family of chunky outdoor tables by Rodolfo Dordoni can pair an optional rectangular teak top (shown) and dramatic conical bases of concrete or terrazzo that can be specified with matching teak legs.
CASSINA | cassina.com
The innovation behind this umbrella is manufacturer TUUCI’s state-of-the-art update to its mechanical structure.
TUUCI | tuuci.com
The Brooklyn-based studio is rolling out its first collection of outdoor, commercial-grade performance fabrics—all featuring digitally printed patterns on durable, water-repellent, stain-resistant polyester.
ESKAYEL | eskayel.com
Despite its indoors-y, postwar Modern style, Atra was designed for use out-side. Available in hardwood with leather cushions or custom materials.
ATRA | atraform.com
Architecture firm Crosby Studios collaborated with manufacturer Yellowpop on this LED neon sign. The 24-inch circle is part of a limited-edition, three-piece “neon art” collection.
YELLOWPOP | yellowpop.com
This Lievore Altherr Molina–designed steel and aluminum LED is inspired by bluebell flowers. It’s available in surface-mount or built-in versions in two finishes.
VIBIA | vibia.com
BENT LOUNGE AND TUBI TABLE
Lazzoni, showing during NYCxDESIGN, offers a range of custom options on furnishings that weather well outdoors for office or recreational settings.
LAZZONI | lazzoni.com
HAYES COFFEE TABLE
This walnut table is finished with brass sheeting to emphasize its dramatic form. The bold profile extends Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams’s collection.
MITCHELL GOLD + BOB WILLIAMS | mgbwhome.com
As part of its Recreated Classics program, Bang & Olufsen is releasing 30 of these limited-edition music systems, complete with a cabinet for vinyl record storage and a turntable originally designed by Jacob Jensen in 1972.
BANG & OLUFSEN | bang-olufsen.dk.com
Fritz Hansen is celebrating its 150th anniversary by reinterpreting Arne Jacobsen’s iconic Egg table with an FSC-certified walnut veneer top.
FRITZ HANSEN | fritzhansen.com
A School From the 1860s Is Transformed into a Museum of Language
Beyer Blinder Belle reimagined the Franklin School in Washington, D.C., as Planet Word, the world’s first voice-activated museum of language.
The Adjaye Associates–Designed Basquiat Exhibition Looks Beyond the Myth of the Icon
The exhibition recreates the artist’s childhood home in Brooklyn, downtown studio, and the Michael Todd VIP Room at New York’s 1980s-era Palladium nightclub.
Retracing the Painting Career of OMA Cofounder Zoe Zenghelis
Long overshadowed by her male counterparts, an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art offers a corrective, reframing the full scope of this artist’s work.