A New York City-Inspired Furniture Collection

View all 10 Photos

Translating the city’s construction sites into high-end furniture.

As Atelier d’Amis’ first collection, Laisse Béton marks the brand’s entrance into the world of furniture and design in style. Designed by Sébastien Léon and Valérie Pasquiou, this collection takes inspiration from NYC and its endless turmoil of construction sites. The duo skillfully translated the vocabulary of construction into refined, even artistic volumes. As a result, the products blend industrial style and sophisticated design with a minimalist aesthetic and a range of premium, urban materials.

“There is a certain beauty and unity in the architectural skeleton of construction which offers a stacked X-ray of structural elements, floor after floor,” says Sébastien Léon. Valérie Pasquiou adds that “concrete is the raw material of New York by excellence, which I felt should be glorified by bringing it to the world of fine furniture.” The furniture reimagines rebars as legs while transforming grids into tables and pinion elevators into wardrobes. Ultra-thin but tough ceramic plates boast a concrete finish. Brass plated tubular steel add a sculptural accent to the designs while also accentuating their industrial style. And the result? Practical and striking furniture that also functions as a work of art create a focal point anywhere. Photographs© Atelier d’Amis.

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

Take me there

  • The Yays – Crane Apartment

    Sleeping in an industrial crane while visiting Amsterdam. Dutch company Yays is a new travel…

  • Babylonstoren

    An unforgettable hotel experience. In recent years, more and more tourists have started focusing on…

  • Michelberger Hotel, Berlin

    A hotel that feels like home. Berlin is filled with cool things to discover, but…

  • Panorama Glass Lodge

    Admiring the Northern Lights while lounging in bed. Built in a remote area in western…

More for you

                array(5) {
  ["post__not_in"]=>
  array(1) {
    [0]=>
    int(212879)
  }
  ["tag__not_in"]=>
  array(2) {
    [0]=>
    int(16203)
    [1]=>
    int(9208)
  }
  ["posts_per_page"]=>
  int(12)
  ["caller_get_posts"]=>
  int(1)
  ["cat"]=>
  int(677)
}
            
  • The Balzo Collection

    An exploration of balance and movement. Florence-based Studio Lievito takes its name after the Italian…

  • Jack o’Lantern By Lucie Koldova

    Sophisticated lighting inspired by a playful concept. Drawing inspiration from traditional jack-o’-lanterns, Prague-based designer Lucie…

  • The Wehlers Sustainable Furniture

    Beautiful modern furniture with an eco-friendly build. Determined to create products for the conscious customers…

  • The Orbit Series By ANDlight

    Minimal Modern lighting inspired by the solar system. Vancouver-based design studio and lighting manufacturer ANDlight…

  • The Chikuno Air Purifier

    A beautifully designed activated charcoal air purifier. Used for hundreds of years by Japanese craftsmen…

  • The Macrocosmos Series

    Sculptural vases inspired by sci-fi and experimental design. Freedom of expression and unbridled creativity stand…

  • The TNK Flex Task Seating

    An award-winning desk chair. Created by Alegre Design for Actiu, the TNK Flex executive ergonomic…

  • The Ocean Travertine Collection

    A balance between elegance and solidity. An exploration of form and material, the Ocean Travertine…

  • The ARV Chair

    A stunning dining chair inspired by Danish tradition. The beautifully designed ARV Chair has a…

  • Filamento Light By Mayice Studio

    Lighting that doubles as decorative object. Pushing the boundaries of lighting design, the new Filamento…

Close Cart