Staff -- Interior Design, 3/1/2012 2:00:00 AM
"Matali Crasset's Rhizome chandelier is beyond fantastic- architectural but whimsical, too." -Ghislaine Viñas of Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design; Arturo Alvarez, 34-98-181-46-00; arturo-alvarez.com.
"The Boa pendant, with chain mail around the light source, is sexy and high-style." -Sheldon Harte of Harte Brownlee & Associates circle 400; Fuse Lighting, 310-652-2411; fuselighting.com.
"Bruno Rainaldi's quirky Tab.U stool in hand-crinkled aluminum turns out to be the conversation piece in any room." -Christina Hart of BBG-BBGM; Opinion Ciatti, 39-055-887091; opinionciatti.com.
"Alusion large-cell aluminum foam is as appetizing as a chunk of good Swiss cheese." -- Bill Bouchey of M Moser Associates; Cymat Technologies, 905-696-9900; cymat.com.
"Playful Coverage upholstery fabric adds a pop of color and texture." -Brent Zeigler of Dyer Brown Architects; Designtex, 800-221-1540; designtex.com.
"It's hard not to smile when you discover brightly colored panels of thick, wooly felt-with an endless list of possible uses." -Michael Lauren Hunt of RSP Architects; FilzFelt, 617-391-6230; filzfelt.com.
"My side table is made of steel, so it lasts forever, and it folds-what more could a city dweller ask for?" -Teri Brajewski of TWB Design; Interior Provisions, 866-491-1233; interiorprovisions.com.
"My Tea Matter caddy and strainer set combines the elegance of yesterday's oriental and European elites with the enjoyment of today's lifestyle." -Alan Chan of the Alan Chan Design Company; Alessi, 212-941-7300; alessi.com.
"We're lining a private 12-car garage in Toyko with Lamellux resin-and-wood panels laser-cut in custom patterns." -Geoffrey Bradfield; Architectural Systems, 800-793-0224; archsystems.com.
Shanghai Donghai Stainless Steel Goods Co.
"The steel back of my Zuo chair can flip over to become a tabletop."
-Valerio Maria Cinzia Ferrari of VMCF Atelier ; Shanghai Donghai Stainless Steel Goods Co., 86-21-6615-8362; donghai-bxg.com.
"Thoughtful edginess makes Rehabilitated Dishware repurposed ceramics even more beautiful." -Cheryl Terrace of Vital Design; Sarah Cihat, sarahcihat.com.
Ralph Pucci International
"Hervé Van der Straeten's Volubile chandelier, made according to traditional hand-wrought bronze techniques, is bold, elegant, and original." -Scott Salvator; Ralph Pucci International, 212-633-0452; ralphpucci.net.
Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co.
"The most amazing objects in turned wood are by Joshua Vogel-the scale and proportions are fantastic, even sublime." -Brad Ford of Brad Ford; Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co., 917-797-1903; blackcreekmt.com.
"We've long been fans of Shanan Campanaro's wallpaper and fabric, and her new rugs, such as Culebra Cubic, have captivated us all." -Bella Mancini of Bella Mancini Design; Eskayel, 858-531-9034; eskayel.com.
"I'm a fan of quartz solid-surfacing when clients want the look of stone without the worry of maintenance." -Fran Smith of Nelson; Caesarstone, 877-978-2789; caesarstoneusa.com.
"My Concrete Wine Wall is a versatile piece, both as storage and as a major lighting element." -Fiyel Levent; Oso Industries, 646-373-6655; osoindustries.com.
"Sitting under this custom glass canopy of falling petals makes us feel like we're in a fairy tale." -Erin Miller of Tsoi/Kobus & Associate; Livinglass, 949-369-1139; livinglass.com.
JANUS et Cie
"Placed around a walnut dining table, Forest side chairs in powder-coated aluminum are totally unexpected and fun." -Laurel Feldman of Laurel Feldman Interiors; Janus et Cie, 800-345-2687; janusetcie.com.
"The Eluis blanket takes typical flat bedding and gives it a sculptural quality." -Hans Galutera of BG Studio International; Création Baumann, 212-906-0106; creationbaumann.com.
FTF Design Studio
"For a flush fusion between the door and the pull, D Min is especially beautiful." -West Chin of West Chin Architect; FTF Design Studio, 212-925-0847; ftfdesignstudio.com.
"Glowing fiber optics penetrate the wood of Luminoso panels, giving a touch of the unexpected to an otherwise typical material." -Eric Lukenich of LB Architects; Litwork, 43-5576-20852; luminoso.at.
"The Coventry stool offers pure design with flexibility and affordability." -Elisabeth Rogoff of Champalimaud; Studio Dunn, 401-316-2872; studiodunn.com.
"Xorel embroidered wall coverings and upholstery fabrics make us happy, because we know they will perform for our health-care clients." -Trish Adelman of Eckenhoff Saunders ; Carnegie, 800-727-6770; carnegiefabrics.com.
"With every squeeze and stretch, Meta metallic fabric changes form to create eye-catching interactive sculptures." -Edin Rudic of MKDA; Jakob Schlaepfer, 212-221-2323; jakobschlaepfer.com.
Nemo Tile Company
"Large-format Trend porcelain tiles transform mundane interiors into contemporary, clean, slightly edgy spaces." -Eric Gartner of SPG Architects; Nemo Tile Company, 212-505-0009; nemotile.com.
Planet 3 Studios Architecture
"The Wavelet ceiling fixture added the necessary glamour to a clean, uncluttered corporate office in Mumbai." -Kalhan Mattoo of Planet 3 Studios Architectur; Planet 3 Studios Architecture, 91-22-6782-5700; planet3studios.com.
"We're obsessed with folding and sliding door systems that allow a space to be multifunctional yet interesting and chic." -Purvi Padia of Purvi Padia Design; Tre-Più, through Nova Distribution International,212-444-9946;
"The 4633-A sofa is a great
example of a traditional furniture silhouette reinterpreted in a
striking color and material." -Graham Downes of Graham; PolArt, 956-765-2760; polart.com.mx.
"Made of extra-clear glass, the Sospesa pendant fixture fits nicely under ductwork without diminishing the wonderful luminosity." -Jane Smith of Spacesmith; Fabbian Illuminazione, 973-882-3824; fabbian.com.