Squared Style

A selection of sculptural and cubic shelving, storage consoles, and tables.
Parisian Firm Pagnon et Pelhaître is behind Ligne Roset’s new Space shelves, which mix three different stackable modules. The units can rest on the floor or be put up on a wall.
Designed by longtime Minotti collaborator Rodolfo Dordoni, the brand’s Catlin coffee table top comes in either glass or polished Arabescato or Sahara Noir marble.
Another Dordoni design for Minotti, the Elliot collection of coffee tables takes influence from Milanese design of the ‘50s and ‘60s and is available in marble and metal options.
Apparatus’s Portal coffee table is made of thick sandblasted ash, in bleached or blackened options. It was designed with ancient structures and primitive furniture in mind.
Italian designer Mauro Lipparini conceived the Ravello table for the Casa International’s Italia collection. An elaborately paneled underside makes it architecturally compelling.
Driade’s eye-catching Sereno coffee table, by Fredrikson Stallard, is loud but elegant in polished cast metals (aluminum, gold-plated, and stainless steel).
The Ercole e Afrodite console is the first piece created by in-house research center Driade Lab. Crafted of popolar chipboard, tubular steel, and oak, it’s both unusual and useful.
Holly Hunt’s London showroom recently presented this pedestal table, a collaboration with the artist Paula Crown. It comes in Nero Assoluto marble with a brass inlay on top.
Poltrona Frau’s Ilary coffee table collection comes in a variety of top finishes, including saddle leather. French designer Jean-Marie Massaud created them for the Italian brand.
The Galvanized shelving unit, designed by Peter Marigold, is part of SCP Editions, a special collection made to mark SCP’s 30th anniversary. It’s made from laser-cut, hot dip galvanized steel that is later hand finished.
The To Turn You On coffee table is the brainchild of French interior designer and architect Damien Langlois-Meurinne, who created it for Pouenat. It comes in a number of metal finishes.
Paying homage to Oscar Niemyer, Living Divani’s Brasilia table is made of curcy bu paper-like metal sheets. It was designed by David Lopez Quincoces for the Italian brand.
Nendo’s Border tables are sculptural yet delicate, blending into environments seamlessly while making their mark. They were created specially for a solo exhibition at the 2015 Tokyo Designers Week.
Not a lot of high-end furniture is made of rubber, but this credenza from Brian Thoreen is. The Los Angeles-based designer used the material’s natural properties to create drawer handles.
The Nudo basic table from Sancal stays true to its roots. Made of solid oak, it’s named for the knots found in wood. A special hard-wearing matte treatment makes the grains stand out.
Barcelona-based designer Mario Ruiz created the Kiri series of round coffee tables by three tabletop finishes: solid wood, lacquer, and marble.
Marcel Wanders designed the Mad dining table for Poliform, a growing collection the Dutch designer began with the Mad chair. Oak legs are outfitted with a range of marble tops.
Award-winning architect and designer Antonio Citterio realized Flexform’s Tindari collection of tables, using woven hide leather, wood, marble, and metal tubing.
Inspired by traditional Chinese furniture, Lema’s walnut Winston cabinet belies a lively interior: It’s a bar featuring bottle holders, a cocktail surface, drawers, and more. A mirrored inside and leather details add edge.
A playful sliding tray distinguishes the Piero Lissoni-designed Lochness cabinet for Cappellini, which is crafted of wood and lacquered panels, and comes in a range of colors and sizes.
New drawer units update B&B Italia’s Surface collection by Belgian designer Vincent Van Duysen, who was inspired by a Piet Mondrian painting and the sculptures of Donald Judd.
Ipercolore, a collection of sideboards by Piero Lissoni for Porro, are at once minimalist and playful, with bright but deep lacquered colors. They’re made of stainless hemlock and have burnished brass finishings.
Cassina’s Dadà collection puts a twist on the usual modular shelving solution. Designed by Japanese designer Kazuhide Takahama, the units can be composed in various ways, whether used as side tables or storage.

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