Nicola Conti’s Slap Furniture

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Designed by Nicola Conti, Slap Furniture is a series of home furnishings with peeling corners. The flipped out edges function as handles and indicate where the seamless-looking designs can be opened. The inspired collection includes storage of various sizes, an entertainment center, a sink, and a bathtub. Many of the designs are elevated on splayed wooden legs, while others simply stand base-to-floor. All are painted white except for a peek of exposed wood. The varying forms bring a sense of movement and flow to the collection and the home.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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