Sight Unseen Furniture

About Sight Unseen
Sight Unseen is an online magazine that uncovers what’s new and next in design and the visual arts, with a focus on independent makers working outside traditional disciplinary boundaries. Since its founding in 2009, the site has served as a destination for anyone interested in scouting new talents as well as an inspiration for those working in creative pursuits. In 2014, the editors behind Sight Unseen launched Sight Unseen OFFSITE, a nomadic design fair that serves as New York design week’s most exciting platform for new ideas and talents. Shop 2018's Sight Unseen OFFSITE show on our 1stdibs storefront starting May 23.
Altar Console in Black Volcanic Rock and Black Granite
Altar Console in Black Volcanic Rock and Black ...
2010s Guatemalan Organic Modern Console Tables
Lava, Granite
The Altar console by the Guatemala City–based Agnes Studio is the result of a revisionist exploration of symbolism and materials in pre-Columbian ritualistic objects. The console ...
Eclipse/Sol Screen in Handwoven Wicker and Matilisguate ‘Tabebuia Rosea’ Wood
Eclipse/Sol Screen in Handwoven Wicker and Mati...
2010s Guatemalan Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Wicker, Wood
Eclipses were once one of the most important astronomical events in Mesoamerican cultures, full of mysticism and symbolism. In this set of screens we play with the duality between...
Eclipse/Moon Screen in Handwoven Wicker and Matilisguate ‘Tabebuia Rosea’ Wood
Eclipse/Moon Screen in Handwoven Wicker and Mat...
2010s Guatemalan Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Wicker, Wood
Eclipses were once one of the most important astronomical events in Mesoamerican cultures, full of mysticism and symbolism. In this set of screens we play with the duality between...
Alerio Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-Blocked
Alerio Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-Blo...
2010s German Modern Dining Room Tables
Other
Alerio is a modern dining and conference table. Its defining characteristic is two sets of crossed table legs carrying an impressive tabletop. Alerio features a strong sculptural cha...
Modesto Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-Blocked
Modesto Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-Bl...
2010s German Modern Dining Room Tables
Other
Modesto is a modern dining and conference table. Its defining characteristic is two sets of crossed table legs carrying an impressive tabletop. Modesto features a strong sculptural c...
Elio Dining Table in Lacquered Ash Veneer, Color-Blocked
Elio Dining Table in Lacquered Ash Veneer, Colo...
2010s German Modern Dining Room Tables
Ash
Elio is a modern dining and conference table. Its defining characteristic is two sets of crossed table legs carrying an impressive tabletop. Elio features a strong sculptural charact...
Abbondio Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-Blocked
Abbondio Dining Table in Lacquered MDF, Color-B...
2010s German Modern Dining Room Tables
Other
Abbondio is a modern dining and conference table by German designer Moritz Bannach. Its defining characteristic is two sets of crossed table legs carrying an impressive table top. Ab...
La Prima Dining or Side Chair in Powder-Coated Peach Lacquered Galvanized Steel
La Prima Dining or Side Chair in Powder-Coated ...
Bodegón Cabinet
2010s Spanish Modern Chairs
Steel
La Prima is built from two circles that turn into the seat and back of the chair, and a tubular structure that generates the rest of lines, unifying the set. La Prima, designed by th...
Slurp Bench in Blue Laminated Pine by Henrik Ødegaard
Slurp Bench in Blue Laminated Pine by Henrik Ød...
Henrik Ødegaard
2010s Norwegian Modern Benches
Paint, Pine
The Slurp bench is made from laminated pine that has been cut and shaped into an organic form and painted in car paint with a glossy finish. Each object is unique and made by Norwegi...
Slurp Chair in Red Laminated Pine by Henrik Ødegaard
Slurp Chair in Red Laminated Pine by Henrik Øde...
Henrik Ødegaard
2010s Norwegian Modern Chairs
Pine, Paint
The Slurp chair is made from laminated pine that has been cut and shaped into an organic form and painted in car paint with a glossy finish. Each object is unique and made by Norwegi...
Cosmic Brass and Lacquer Table Lamp by Nomade Atelier
Cosmic Brass and Lacquer Table Lamp by Nomade A...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Enamel
Inspired by the first photographs of Pluto, this Nomade Atelier table lamp bounces off golden-hued LED light from within its lacquered brass dome, evoking the meeting of heavenly bod...
Lateral Side Table in Brass, Iron and Smoked Glass by Nomade Atelier
Lateral Side Table in Brass, Iron and Smoked Gl...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Iron, Smoked Glass
Inspired by the Bauhaus, the Mexican design firm Nomade Atelier has created the Lateral side table as an ode to geometric balance, tubular shapes, and functionality. Gold and black b...
Casbah Chair in Iron and Wool by Mexican Design...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Chairs
Wool, Iron
Inspired by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's photograms, the Casbah chair by Mexico City–based Nomade Atelier is all linear balance, gravity, and angular movement. In this version, an all-black ...
Casbah Chair in Brass and Black Vachetta Leathe...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Chairs
Leather, Brass, Iron
Inspired by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's photograms, the Casbah chair by Mexico City–based Nomade Atelier is all linear balance, gravity, and angular movement. A complex tubular brass struct...
Casbah Chair in Brass and Vachetta Leather by N...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Chairs
Brass, Leather, Iron
Inspired by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's photograms, the Casbah chair by Mexico City–based Nomade Atelier is all linear balance, gravity, and angular movement. A complex tubular brass struct...
UÑA Coffee Table in Mexican Onyx and Brass by N...
Nomade Atelier
2010s Mexican Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Onyx, Iron
In this side or coffee table, a striking contrast between the stone’s solid weight and the apparent fragility of its legs make for an intriguing tension. UÑA's name is derived from t...
Exhale the Void Travertine Adjustable Table Lam...
2010s Australian Modern Table Lamps
Travertine
In this easily adjustable, solid beige travertine table lamp by the Australian design studio Addition Studios, the pieces slide together and then rotate easily along the arc of the s...
Tlacuache Sculpture or Bookend in Red Volcanic ...
2010s Guatemalan Modern Abstract Sculptures
Lava
The Tlacuache object by the Guatemala city–based Agnes Studio is an ornamental piece made from volcanic rock, so named for the Tlacuache — or Tacuacin — the only Mesoamerican marsupi...
Montaña/Piramide Floor Lamp in Cast Aluminum, V...
2010s Guatemalan Brutalist Floor Lamps
Lava, Aluminum, Steel
The Montaña/Piramide floor lamp is a conceptual approach to semiotic redundance, juxtaposing the mystical symbolism of mountains and pyramids with their manmade counterparts as a way...
U&I Three-Legged Table in Anodized Aluminum, Te...
Birnam Wood Studio
2010s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Aluminum, Brass, Concrete
Juxtaposing highly distilled minimal forms with sensuous curves, the U & I coffee table is at once playful and minimal, with an anodized aluminum body and terrazzo supporting column ...
U&I Three-Legged Table in Powder-Coated Aluminium
Birnam Wood Studio
2010s American Modern Side Tables
Aluminum
Juxtaposing highly distilled minimal forms with sensuous curves, the U & I side table is at once playful and minimal. Powder-coated with a sparkling, three-dimensional candied glaze....
Step Torchiere Floor Lamp by Steven Bukowski & ...
Steven Bukowski
2010s American Modern Floor Lamps
Copper, Steel
A bold yet quiet aesthetic gives this powder-coated steel floor lamp a simple, elevated elegance that brightens any space. The lamp turns on, and can also be dimmed, by simply touchi...
Bubble Lounge Daybed by Steven Bukowski & Hanna...
Steven Bukowski
2010s American Modern Daybeds
Maple
A hidden drawer on one end of this sculptural daybed allows for use as a side table or keeping small items out of sight. Made from solid hardwood. Shown in Dazzle stained maple. ...

Bubble Bureau

By Steven Bukowski
Bubble Bureau
Steven Bukowski
2010s American Modern Cabinets
Poplar
This sculptural bureau has six drawers utilizing push-to-open hardware for a tactile experience and seamless look. Made from solid hardwood. Shown in block red lacquered poplar. W...

Bubble Minibar

By Steven Bukowski
Bubble Minibar
Steven Bukowski
2010s American Modern Dry Bars
Poplar
This sculptural minibar has three drawers to store useful items and one large door to elegantly store your favorite spirits. Includes an interior mirror for easy viewing and a Lazy S...
Prairie Room Divider in Black Lacquered Aluminu...
New Format Studio
2010s Canadian Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Aluminum, Brass, Resin
A sculptural form for diffusing light and defining interior spaces. Offered in panels of four screens.
La Redonda Steel Accent Chair in Matte Lacquere...
Bodegón Cabinet
2010s Spanish Modern Chairs
Steel
La Redonda is a chair that plays with a pure two-dimensional geometrical figure, the circle. This perfect shape is molded after being cut out of a steel plate, in order to maintain i...
Confetti Indoor Outdoor Side Table Medium in Mi...
Laun, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock
21st Century and Contemporary Modern Side Tables
Brass, Terrazzo
The confetti table casts the forms of iconic midcentury designs in terrazzo. A statement piece that is equally at home poolside or in the living room, this small table makes a big im...
Demille Indoor Outdoor Lounge Chair in Pink Pow...
Laun, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Patio and Garden Furniture
Upholstery, Stainless Steel
Powder coated stainless steel chair frame with removable cushions upholstered in an outdoor fabric, this chair looks great inside or out. The pink frame is fully welded and has a per...
DeMille Indoor Outdoor Lounge Chair in Black Re...
Laun, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Patio and Garden Furniture
Upholstery, Stainless Steel
Powder coated stainless steel chair frame with removable cushions upholstered in an outdoor fabric, this chair looks great inside or out. The dark red frame is fully welded and has a...
Confetti Indoor/Outdoor Planter Medium in Midni...
Laun, Molly Purnell, Rachel Bullock
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Side Tables
Brass, Terrazzo
The Confetti planter casts the forms of iconic midcentury designs in terrazzo. A statement piece that is equally at home poolside or in the living room, this planter makes a big impr...
Three Quilt Collection Wool and Leather by Rafa...
Rafael De Cardenas, Maharam, Mel Ottenberg
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Quilts and Blankets
Suede, Silk, Wool
Designer Rafael de Cárdenas and fashion stylist Mel Ottenberg have joined together on a collection of three quilts with support from Maharam. Simultaneously intimate yet formal, deco...
SAP Ikebana Vase No.01 by Ladies & Gentlemen St...
Ladies & Gentlemen Studio, Kaarem
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Vases
Silk, Resin
Through a shared passion for exploring materials, Kaarem and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio introduce SAP, a series of vessels inspired by the practice of displaying plant arrangements — ...
Janus Table Lamp in Brass and Dichroic Glass by...
Trueing
2010s North American Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Glass
Janus — the name of one of Saturn’s outermost rings, as well as the two-faced, coin-gracing Roman deity of transitions — is the inspiration for Trueing’s newest table lamp. With an a...
#3000 Mirror in Walnut by Trueing
Trueing
2010s American Modern Wall Mirrors
Mirror, Walnut
An adaptation of Trueing's original #3000 mirror in marble and concrete, this updated version is rendered in warm walnut. Crafted with an enlarged and revised terrazzo pattern, mirro...
#3000 Oval Mirror in Marble and Concrete by Tru...
Trueing
2010s North American Modern Wall Mirrors
Mirror, Concrete, Marble
Named for the sandpaper grit required to polish its surface to a smooth plane, the #3000 mirror emulates the honed terrazzo floors of Milanese lobbies and Venetian palazzos. Cast in ...
Tube Chair by Objects of Common Interest and Fa...
Falke Svatun, Objects of Common Interest
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric
Formed out of two intersecting torus volumes, one sinks into the natural seat the geometry creates. Tube chair can act as a singular bouncy lounge seat, a seating rest for two, or a ...
Column Chest and Minibar in Baltic Birch Plywoo...
BlackTable Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Cabinets
Birch, Ash
Peekaboo minibar inspired by classical architecture columns, with Baltic birch plywood framing and laminated ash veneer with an oiled finish. Built by hand in Queens, New York, by Ca...
Column Table, Rectangular by BlackTable Studio ...
BlackTable Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Dining Room Tables
Ash
This rectangular wood table, with a old-rubbed, solid ash top and ash veneer base, was inspired by architectural columns. The elegant base explores a soft, almost wrinkly fold. Made ...
Column Table Round by BlackTable Studio with So...
BlackTable Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Dining Room Tables
Abalone, Ash
This circular wood table, with a old-rubbed, solid ash top and ash veneer base, was inspired by architectural columns. The elegant base explores a soft, almost wrinkly fold. Made by ...
Depaysement Screen in Lacquered Ash and Woven F...
Vonnegut/Kraft, Weft, Slow and Steady Wins the Race
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Fabric, Ash
Depaysement is a collection of pieces created by Vonnegut/Kraft in collaboration with Slow and Steady Wins the Race using a new digital platform, Weft, to create the textiles. The De...
Depaysement Ottoman in Lacquered Ash and Woven ...
Vonnegut/Kraft, Weft, Slow and Steady Wins the Race
2010s American Modern Ottomans and Poufs
Fabric, Ash
Depaysement is a collection of pieces created by Vonnegut/Kraft in collaboration with slow and steady wins the race using a new digital platform, Weft, to create the textiles. The De...
Oracle Sconce by Christopher Stuart & Julia Dau...
Christopher Stuart, Julia Dault
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze, Paint
The Oracle is the first collaborative piece by artist Julia Dault and artist-designer Christopher Stuart. The two worked closely over several months to refine their shared vision of ...
Four Minutes Less Than an Hour Contemporary Art...
Andrew Kuo, Tyler Hays
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Contemporary Art
Wood, Oak, Paint
A collaborative twist on BDDW’s signature handmade puzzles, in which painter Andrew Kuo provided an artwork and BDDW founder Tyler Hays turned it into a puzzle in a solid oak frame. ...
Marzipan Pianette by Wall for Apricots and Jaso...
Wall for Apricots, Jason Schwartzman
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Musical Instruments
Maple, Plywood
Wall for Apricots and Jason Schwartzman have come together to create the Marzipan Pianette, a 1970s Hohner Clavinet Pianet keyboard ensconced in a petite console table. The design is...
PnKrck Armchair by Kelly Behun & Narciso Rodrig...
Kelly Behun Studio, Narciso Rodriguez
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Armchairs
Suede, Linen, Oak, Lacquer
Designed over a series of late-night emails between longtime friends, the pnKRck lounge chair is the result of interior designer Kelly Behun and fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez co...
Liquid Collusion Small Light Sculpture by Liam ...
Liam Gillick, Harry Nuriev
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Floor Lamps
Steel, Plexiglass
A true collaboration between contemporary artist Liam Gillick and designer Harry Nuriev, and an honest dialogue between art and function, Liquid Collusion is where Gillick’s iconic g...
HW10 Valet in Marble, Brass and Leather by Home...
Oliver Haslegrave, Natasha Royt
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Coat Racks and Stands
Brass, Leather, Marble
This clothing stand by designer Oliver Haslegrave and stylist Natasha Royt is a modern interpretation of a cherished mainstay of sartorial decor: the suit valet. Haslegrave and Royt ...
Liquid Collusion Large Light Sculpture by Liam ...
Liam Gillick, Harry Nuriev
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Floor Lamps
Steel, Plexiglass
A true collaboration between contemporary artist Liam Gillick and designer Harry Nuriev, and an honest dialogue between art and function, Liquid Collusion is where Gillick’s iconic g...
Coal Planters by Fernando Mastrangelo and Boyd ...
Fernando Mastrangelo, Boyd Holbrook
21st Century and Contemporary North American Modern Planters, Cachepots ...
Composition
The design for Fernando Mastrangelo and actor Boyd Holbrook’s coal planters was based upon the conceptual process by which they were made. Mastrangelo and Holbrook adapted the physic...
Architecture of Song Heart-Shaped Face Candleho...
The Principals, Angel Olsen
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Candlesticks
Aluminum
If architecture is frozen music, as Goethe once said, what would a song by Angel Olsen look like? Musician Angel Olsen and architect Drew Seskunas have collaborated on a machine that...
Three Quilt Collection Leather and Wool by Rafa...
Rafael De Cardenas, Maharam, Mel Ottenberg
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Quilts and Blankets
Leather, Wool
Designer Rafael de Cárdenas and fashion stylist Mel Ottenberg have joined together on a collection of three quilts with support from Maharam. Simultaneously intimate yet formal, deco...
Three Quilt Collection Leather & Cashmere by Ra...
Rafael De Cardenas, Maharam, Mel Ottenberg
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Quilts and Blankets
Leather, Silk, Wool
Designer Rafael de Cárdenas and fashion stylist Mel Ottenberg have joined together on a collection of three quilts with support from Maharam. Simultaneously intimate yet formal, deco...
Architecture of Song, Sister Candleholder by th...
The Principals, Angel Olsen
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Candlesticks
Aluminum
If architecture is frozen music, as Goethe once said, what would a song by Angel Olsen look like? Musician Angel Olsen and architect Drew Seskunas have collaborated on a machine that...
Liquid Collusion Medium Light Sculpture by Liam...
Liam Gillick, Harry Nuriev
21st Century and Contemporary Russian Modern Floor Lamps
Steel, Plexiglass
A true collaboration between contemporary artist Liam Gillick and designer Harry Nuriev, and an honest dialogue between art and function, Liquid Collusion is where Gillick’s iconic g...
Coal Planters by Fernando Mastrangelo and Boyd ...
Fernando Mastrangelo, Boyd Holbrook
21st Century and Contemporary North American Modern Planters, Cachepots ...
Composition
The design for Fernando Mastrangelo and actor Boyd Holbrook’s Coal Planters was based upon the conceptual process by which they were made. Mastrangelo and Holbrook adapted the physic...
Architecture of Song, The Intern Candleholder b...
The Principals, Angel Olsen
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Candlesticks
Aluminum
If architecture is frozen music, as Goethe once said, what would a song by Angel Olsen look like? Musician Angel Olsen and architect Drew Seskunas have collaborated on a machine that...
Aurora Coffee Table by Yield Bronze Glass and B...
Yeild
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass, Composition
The Aurora coffee table is made from an intersecting curved base and tempered glass top. The solid surface base is a highly sustainable recycled material that is durable and easy to ...
Eulerian No 4 Rug or Carpet Tantuvi Modern Teal...
Tantuvi
21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Indian Rugs
Cotton
Tantuvi rugs are designed in New York and handwoven in India. We work with cottage industry artisans to create each of our pieces, which are yarn dyed in small batches and handwoven ...
Eulerian No 3 Rug or Carpet Tantuvi Modern in Y...
Tantuvi
21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Indian Rugs
Cotton
Tantuvi rugs are designed in New York and handwoven in India. We work with cottage industry artisans to create each of our pieces, which are yarn dyed in small batches and handwoven ...