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The Stunning World of Luxury Furnishings
- 16th Apr 2021
Furniture is perhaps one of the less talked about, but one of the greatest defining elements when it comes to any sort of establishment. The furnishing is what distinguishes a decent hotel from a tawdry motel, sets the tone for an office and also creates a beautiful home.Picking the right furniture is just as much an art as creating furniture to choose from. The furniture market is a compelling one, and has recently witnessed the entrance of several luxury brand creators, and why not, right? From chic and classy to regal and glamorous; there’s no one who understands customer aspirations better than luxury brands. Brands such as Gucci, Versace, Louis Vuitton and others have diversified their operations, entering the furniture market, going on to create a range of tasteful, expensive furniture. Here is a list of 8 brands that create beautiful, luxurious furniture.
The Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Collection creates contemporary pieces that aim to redefine the world of furniture. With some of the world’s most renowned designers such as India Mahdavi, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Atelier Oïhaving having come together to create this collection, there is no question why it has been a colossal hit. Some unique pieces from the collection include the Bomboca sofa, the iconic foldable ‘trunk’ bed and the Swell Waves shelf.
Gucci launched its home décor line in 2017, much to the delight of customers. The collection features eclectic designs, floral motifs, animal prints on pieces such as chairs, cushions, wallpapers, etc. Created by the imaginative designer Michele, one of its latest introductions is the ‘Souvenir from Rome’ collection, inspired by the Musei Capitolini in Rome.
Versace first ventured into producing porcelain dinnerware, and gradually expanded into the luxury furniture market. The brand certainly has a plush and extravagant outlook, what with its signature Baroque and Greek motifs, and the patent black, gold and white combination. Versace furniture certainly look very exotic, glamourous pieces featuring colourful, and highly intricate designs. The beddings and cushions are made using materials such as pure velvet, silk and super soft cotton.
Home Ralph Lauren Home has been one of the most respected brands in furniture creation. Sophisticated, classy and tasteful furniture is the brand’s signature, and its range of products include bedding, lighting, furniture, floor covering and other accessories.
Bottega Veneta branched out into the furniture industry in 2006, the first product being a bench designed by its then creative director Tomas Maier. The brand now creates an array of products such as beds, desks, pillows, sofas, comforters, blankets and lamps. Materials like bronze, oak, steel, marble and glass are used to create simple yet gorgeous furnishings. Their sleek oak chest can make for a sturdy and classy addition to any room. They also create foldable beds, which are perfect for those who travel, and require portability as well as luxury. Apart from this, the brand often merges unique designs with functionality, such as in its metal magazine rack shaped like a handbag, folding bronzed lamps, and much more.
Elegance, essentiality and simplicity- this is what Armani stands for. Having entered the world of furniture in 2004 with Armani/Casa, the brand quickly became one of the most renowned names for luxury furniture. Its collection is highly tasteful, incorporating materials such as emerald green quartzite, satin finish brass, precious materials and elegant textiles. Armani/Casa furniture has been used to furnish luxurious hotels, exotic villas, private jets and yachts.
You can never go wrong with classy, minimalistic, elegant wooden furniture; and this is exactly the brand’s forte. Hermes launched the Les Necessaires d’Hermes collection created by French designer Philippe Nigro in 2013. The collection features beautiful multifunctional pieces created using original Hermes textiles and Canaletto walnut- a solid, elegant-textured wood.
Fendi is known to be one of the first luxury fashion brands to have started a furniture line. Already a big name in the luxury industry, it has not only played a leading role in fashion with its clothing, perfume, eyewear, shoes, timepieces and other accessories, but has also become one of the most celebrated names in the furniture industry with the establishment of Fendi Casa in 1988. Its effortless sophistication is what draws the customers in- coffee tables, side tables, cabinets, sofas and table lamps in an array of textures, colours and designs.