Raf Simons Upholsters 100 Cassina Feltri Chairs in Vintage American Quilts

Photography by Stefano De Monte, courtesy of Delfino Sisto Legnani. Raf Simons, the visionary chief creative officer of Calvin Klein, has always admired the boundary-pushing work of Gaetano Pesce. So it’s no surprise that the all-American fashion brand's inaugural showcase at DesignMiami/ Basel saw Simons add a uniquely American spin to one of Pesce's most iconic furnishings: the Feltri armchair (1987) through Cassina. Simons upholstered 100 Feltri in one-of-a-kind American heirloom quilts that date to the 19th and 20th centuries—a nod to the era’s bygone craftsmanship—and arranged them around a freestanding barn clad in 19th-century reclaimed wood envisioned for Calvin Klein’s 205W39NYC Fall ...

10 Questions With... Jakob Wagner

Good design has some magic to it, believes Jakob Wagner. Drawing from degrees in both mechanical engineering and design, Wagner founded ...