Part hunky space-age droid, part watchful shepherd – this moon-shaped lamp is formed from pressed steel and runs on advanced LED touch technology. Just tilt its ‘face’ to dim or brighten.
Playful, thrilling and just a tad scary – the spinning top-like seat by Thomas Heatherwick may be just 10 years old but it’s a design classic already. Once you’re on it, the seat rocks you back and forth until you’re dizzy and squealing. The form may be futuristic, but it brings all the nostalgic joys of chair tipping in a classroom. Consider it a (super stylish) party trick to keep up your sleeve.
Get your glow on. A coffee table that captures all the razzle-dazzle of epic LA sunsets. Like shape-shifting clouds, the tabletop takes on many hues. Are those Hollywood’s electric blue skies, or an alternate dimension? Either way, we’re in.
Later, Black Mirror. Here’s one that manipulates perceptions using experimental glass, foils and gradient colours. Heads up: Objects in the mirror may seem trippier than they are in reality.
Imagine your favourite slouchy sofa given a futuristic makeover...with a holographic skin. Sink into the surreal world of ‘Holo-Scandinavian’ furniture – and watch Blade Runner again. It only feels right.
Berlin studio Neo/Craft excels in combining traditional craftsmanship with modern production techniques. There are no supernatural forces at work here, just hi-tech invisible bonds joining gradient stained glass panels in a geometric structure.
This intriguing blob is a mesmerising pendant light crafted by design tzar Tom Dixon.
Virgil Abloh flexes his prodigious talent with the limited edition Colour Gradient Chair, which was exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Calculated joy This reissue of Braun’s iconic 1987 ET66 adds the perfect sum of geek chic.
Shaken and Stirred
This future-proof barware is just what James Bond would be drinking out of in 2040.
Straight out of the sets of Star Trek, the interstellar traveller in us loves the solid, brutalist forms of these occasional tables – all shiny gradient finish and celestial flakes.
Build a Rocket
Spanish polymath Jaime Hayon dipped into his childhood for these jellybean-inspired designs. Retrotastic rounded forms in glossy finishes make for a conversation starter.