I spent the day accessories shopping for two current Manhattan residences. Although each home is different, I found myself gravitating towards one common element - the circle. While at the 2011 Affordable Art fair, I ran across this piece by Peter Monaghan. The canted dimensional circles create such an interesting sense of depth - I was surprised at the affordability of such an intricate piece.
Here are a few others from Peter's website:
I love these glass vessels found in Soho today:
And these lacquered wood stumps:
Although I don't love this light fixture as a pendant, I really love it's amorphic shape as a table lamp. The light floats and is very calming.
At ICFF last year, I found the Hug Chair by Gabriella Asztalos. The chair is almost disappears in elevation, however is extremely inviting when viewing at other angles.
Circles can appear regular in linear form:
Or opulent when properly integrated architecturally:
The most perfect circle, in my opinion :)