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David Alhadeff

Founder, The Future Perfect

David Alhadeff is the founder and owner of The Future Perfect, a contemporary design boutique with outposts in both Manhattan and San Francisco. Alhadeff founded The Future Perfect in 2003 as a means of showcasing the innovative work of designers, craftsman and builders in and around New York City. Since then, the shop has evolved into a type of design salon, displaying a thought-provoking mix of special-edition original works by emerging designers alongside pieces by established contemporary designers like Philippe Malouin, Patricia Urquiola and Lindsey Adelman. We asked Alhadeff to bring his cutting-edge curatorial vision to 1stdibs, for what he terms "a glimpse of my personal aesthetic outside of The Future Perfect.”

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Brooke Shields Portrait
Brooke Shields Portrait
Henry Wolf
1970s Contemporary Portrait Photography
Color
"Seven Stacked Benches, after Shelves" by RO/LU
"Seven Stacked Benches, after Shelves" by RO/LU
RO/LU
21st Century and Contemporary American Post-Modern Shelves
Plywood
40x40 Waste Round Table

40x40 Waste Round Table

By Piet Hein Eek
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40x40 Waste Round Table
Piet Hein Eek
21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Dining Room Tables
Brass
Set of Six Carl Aubock Vienna Chrome-Plated Hangers
Set of Six Carl Aubock Vienna Chrome-Plated Han...
Carl Auböck
20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Furniture and Collectibles
Pierre Paulin Bird's-Eye Maple and Walnut Parqu...
Baker Furniture Company, Pierre Paulin
Vintage 1980s American Desks and Writing Tables
Birdseye Maple, Walnut
Marc Bankowsky, "Pieds de Bouc", Stool, France,...
Marc Bankowsky
21st Century and Contemporary French Stools
Bronze
Extraordinary Large and Rare Gino Sarfatti Chan...
Arteluce, Gino Sarfatti
Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass

Nanna Ditzel Curved-Arm Sofa

By Nanna Ditzel
Price Upon Request
Nanna Ditzel Curved-Arm Sofa
Nanna Ditzel
Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Velvet, Oak
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Adrian Pearsall Cloud Sofa for Craft Associates...
Adrian Pearsall, Craft Associates
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Velvet, Walnut

Muller Van Severen Marble Box

By Muller Van Severen
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Muller Van Severen Marble Box
Muller Van Severen
21st Century and Contemporary Belgian Bookcases
Marble

Percival Lafer Leather Sofa

By Percival Lafer
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Percival Lafer Leather Sofa
Percival Lafer
Vintage 1960s Sofas
(A)Typical Windsor Form
Christopher Kurtz
21st Century and Contemporary American Sculptures
Ash, Oak, Paint, Pine
Custom Cabinet by Paul Evans for Paul Evans Studio
Paul Evans
Vintage 1960s American Cabinets
Stainless Steel

Barry McGee Glass Bottle

By Barry Mcgee
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Barry McGee Glass Bottle
Barry Mcgee
21st Century and Contemporary American Contemporary Art
Pair of Harlequin Tables
Late 20th Century Italian Side Tables
Iron
Carl Auböck Prototype Book Ends
Carl Auböck
20th Century Austrian Modern Sculptures
Brass
Brass Patina Caned Handle Bookends, Set of Two
Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950s Austrian Bookends
Brass
Carl Auböck Mid-Century Cube Nickel-Plated and ...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Auböck
Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Bookends
Iron, Nickel
Danish Modern Wingback Lounge Armchair in the S...
Flemming Lassen
Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Wingback Chairs
Sheepskin
Piet Hein Eek 40x40 White Waste Armchair Uphols...
Piet Hein Eek
21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Armchairs
Scrap Wood

Viggo Boesen Easy Chair

By Viggo Boesen
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Viggo Boesen Easy Chair
Viggo Boesen
Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Oak
240 Canteen Table in Scrapwood, Dark Colors
Piet Hein Eek
21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Dining Room Tables
Scrap Wood
A Unique Welded Copper Vessel by Harry Bertoia
Harry Bertoia
20th Century American Sculptures
'Cinétisme I‘ Wall Cabinet by Charles Kalpakian
Charles Kalpakian
21st Century and Contemporary French Cabinets
Wood
Emerald and Green ‘Luciferase', Light-Producing...
Nacho Carbonell
2010s Dutch Table Lamps
Steel
Exceptional Dining Table No. PE411 by Paul Evans
Directional, Paul Evans
Vintage 1970s American Dining Room Tables
Vladimir Kagan Sculptural Lounge Chair
Vladimir Kagan
Vintage 1950s American Lounge Chairs
Upholstery, Walnut
Tip of the Tongue Table Light in Polished Brass
Michael Anastassiades
21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps
Brass
David N. Ebner Vintage iconic "Scallion Coat R...
David N. Ebner
20th Century American Sculptures
Ash
Pondicherry Table by Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison
21st Century and Contemporary Modern Tables
Willow Sculpture by Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1970s American Sculptures
Stainless Steel
Pair of Highly Decorative Ladder Back Chairs by...
Paolo Buffa, Marelli & Colico
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Chenille, Mahogany

Jean Prouvé Red Daybed, circa 1935

By Jean Prouvé
Price Upon Request
Jean Prouvé Red Daybed, circa 1935
Jean Prouvé
Vintage 1930s French Daybeds
Metal

Niels Hvass Newspaper Chair and Ottoman

By Niels Hvass
Price Upon Request
Niels Hvass Newspaper Chair and Ottoman
Niels Hvass
21st Century and Contemporary Danish Armchairs
Jean Prouve "Africa" Low Table
Jean Prouvé
20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Two-Tier Meissen Porcelain Chandelier with Bird...
Meissen Porcelain
Antique 19th Century German Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants
Porcelain
Vintage "Rio" chaise longue by Oscar Niemeyer
Oscar Niemeyer
Vintage 1960s Brazilian Chaise Longues
Bentwood, Cane, Leather
Gridlock Series Model 7440 Pendant Light
Philippe Malouin
21st Century and Contemporary American Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
Large Cloud Light by Remo Saraceni
Remo Saraceni
Vintage 1980s Wall Lights and Sconces
Acrylic
Carlo Mollino Chair and Matching Stool
Carlo Mollino
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Brass, Steel
Crumb Brush & Dustpan by Laurids Lonborg
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Tableware
Plastic, Rosewood
White painted alulinium Floor Lamp
Carlo Mollino
Vintage 1970s Italian Floor Lamps
Aluminum
Carl Aubock Early Rare Drinks Trolley
Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950s Austrian Modern Carts and Bar Carts
Steel
Pair of Fractal Resin Floor Lamps by Marie-Clau...
Marie-Claude de Fouquieres
Vintage 1970s French Post-Modern Floor Lamps
Steel
Prospero Rasulo, Unique "Trash Furniture" Dresser
Prospero Rasulo
Late 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Dressers
Wood, Rubber
‘Crystal Sun-Square’ Two Exquisite Square, Jewe...
Taher Chemirik
2010s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Rock Crystal, Brass
Rare Hans Wegner Hammock Chaise Longue for Getama
Hans J. Wegner
Vintage 1960s Danish Daybeds
Brass
Rolex Yellow Gold Day-Date Wristwatch with Oran...
Rolex
Vintage 1970s Wrist Watches
18k Gold, Yellow Gold
Rolex Stainless Steel Explorer II Ref 1655 aka ...
Rolex
Vintage 1970s Wrist Watches
Stainless Steel
Rolex President Day-Date Factory Diamond Men's ...
Rolex
20th Century Wrist Watches
Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold