For a seaside house on El Salvador’s coast, a modern-rustic kitchen with rough-hewn touches like a eucalyptus thatch roof and a wood-slat wall counteracted by a concrete island and subway tiles.
Built on a rocky shoreline in the Finnish archipelago, a submerged firepit in a minimal deck. The wood is untreated so that it will gradually fade to gray.
Jongerius, a Dutch design darling, created this chair on the theory that heavy furniture is ill-suited to busy spaces. It’s part of a larger trend toward light, flexible furniture. Jongerius: “In a lounge, which is primarily used as a neutral space for spontaneous meetings, the furnishings play an important role in creating a lively setting.”