Works of Whimsy

  • Bubble Gum side table
  • Congo chair
  • Roots side table
  • Strata armchair
  • Strata armchair

Mattia Bonetti, who was one of David Gill Galleries’ debut artists nearly 30 years ago, will return this June to the London shop with a new collection of tables, sofas, chairs, light fixtures, and other furnishings. The collection of 25 designs, which will be on display through July 19, utilizes materials such as bronze, marble, rock crystal, jewels, mouth-blown glass, and acrylic. All pieces feature the Swiss-born designer’s characteristic fancy and wit, and highlights include the ornate Congo chair available in fur, leather, or leopard-print fabric with bronze (patinated or polished) or black legs and the minimalist Bubble Gum table—a play on his popular Chewing Gum side table (priced at about $65,000), which he made eight years ago from cast bronze in a limited edition of 20 examples. (www.davidgillgalleries.com

From Around the Web...
Custom designs abound high above Hyde Park…
From golden Champagne goblets to a copper palm-frond bowl, these pieces shine bright…
Ralph Pucci is known for his luxurious furnishings that celebrate quality in material and design
The furniture designer opens a new studio in Los Angeles…
Set on 300 acres above the Gallatin River in Montana, this home has sweeping views of the surrounding valley
A modern hunting and fishing retreat makes the most of Big Sky country…
Laufen opens a gorgeous new space that will inspire your dream oasis at home…
Robb Report tests the world’s most innovative new cookware…
The engineer converses about the risk, reward, and potential reality of moving at Mach 24…
Forget the endless amounts of work, it’s the design of the building that is really doing you in…
Tom Dixon is elevating the way you do clean…
The stainless-steel smoking chamber features three adjustable shelves and a computer-controlled fan...