Wish List: Practical Pieces from Arco Contemporary Furniture

Irwin Weiner ASID - Here's the recipe for what makes the best furniture: a piece must be functional, well constructed of fine materials, and beautifully designed. Period.

So applying these three simple, but hard-to-come-by rules, I'd like to turn your attention to Arco Contemporary Furniture. Their practical furniture line exhibits exceptional utility, the finest materials and construction techniques, and innovative design. Here are some of my favorite pieces from their impressive lineup; click on each photo for more information.

Jolly Jubilee Chair with carved leaf pattern designed by Ineke Hans

FAT Table, made from sustainable materials in super-chunk simplicity by designer Bertjan Pot

Shay Alkalay's fab Pivot Console (also available in desk and vanity form)

Solid walnut with maple "barcode" stripes form Miriam van der Lubbe's sensual Code Bench

Karel Boonzaaijer and Dick Spierenburg designed this sleek Landscape rack cabinet and a stunning low table to compliment it

Very aerodynamic Icon Desk designed by Michiel van der Kley  

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