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Gear Tables

Despite their seeming heft, the Gear coffee (right) and side tables (left) by Norr11 are surprisingly lightweight. Made of hand-painted cast fibre-reinforced concrete, their thick tops and cylindrical fluted legs are inspired by ancient Greek columns.

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Oasis

Rounding out its existing Oasis line, the Norwegian brand Northern completed this series of self-watering terracotta planters with a new 20.5-centimetre-wide version. The interlocking system consists of an upper vessel and a base that features an integrated water reservoir.

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Pukka

Paying homage to Italian legend Gaetano Pesce’s 1969 UP5 armchair, Toronto- and New York–based studio Yabu Pushelberg’s latest furniture design for Ligne Roset features an ultra-flexible polyurethane foam base wrapped in a range of stretch fabrics to form its chubby profile

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Repeta 01

While also art directing the Swiss brand Woak, Milan’s Andrea Steidl designed a number of new pieces for the Swiss brand, including this chunky cupboard. Featuring a marble top and ribbons of thick wood piping, the walnut or oak unit comes in six finishes, from black (shown) and blue to natural stains. 

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Cinema

Made of five-centimetre-thick cast glass in four bright hues, these bookends by Frankfurt-based designers Jonathan Radetz and Antonia Henschel for Schönbuch take typography as a departure point, drawing their shape from the negative spaces within letters.

5 Products Embracing Curves at IMM Cologne

During the annual German fair, slender frames were noticeably absent. Instead, chunky profiles and bulbous forms reigned.

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