Marketscape: 8 Designers Make A Milan Statement

Poliform PoliformHS

1. Designer: Marcel Wanders

Product: Mad

Standout: Kooky on top, staid on the bottom, this one-armchair comes upholstered in fabric or leather with solid oak legs for Poliform .

UNStudio Offecct

2. Designer: UNStudio

Product: Studio Twin Beam

Standout: Nothing comes between these pairs of wool-covered chairs on steel bases except for a tiny tablet in MDF for Offecct .

SixE PearsonLloyd

3. Designer: PearsonLloyd Design

Product: SixE

Standout: Padded seats soften the plastic shells of these stackers, which are also available in sled-base or bar-stool versions for Howe .

Nadadora Elephant

4. Designer: Nadadora

Product: Elephant

Standout: Although thin, the copper legs capably carry a hefty bench upholstered in wool with an optional oak tray for Sancal Diseño .

Parrish Emeco Konstantin Grcic

5. Designer: Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design

Product: Parrish

Standout: Commissioned specifically for the new Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, the chair is formed from sandblasted powder-coated recycled aluminum for Emeco .

Claesson Koivisto Rune Kelly

6. Designer: Claesson Koivisto Rune

Product: Kelly

Standout: Ellsworth Kelly’s color-field paintings inspired this trio of padded chairs on metal bases—the green E, the blue H, and the red L lounge not shown for Tacchini .

Ro Jaime Hayon

7. Designer: Jaime Hayon

Product: Ro

Standout: The Danish word for tranquillity, Ro, now refers to this one-and-a-half-seater, the shape of the 4-foot-high back inspired by the human body for Republic of Fritz Hansen .

Zaha Hadid Serac

8. Designer: Zaha Hadid Architects

Product: Serac

Standout: At 8 feet long, the cantilevering resin-quartz bench is as sculptural as it is functional for LAB23 .