1 PERF PULLEY PENDANT Tom Kundig of the Seattle firm olson Kundig is known for his love of raw steel as an interior and exterior finish. He has also developed accessories fabricated out of oiled steel. this pendant, made from perforated pipes, is part of the tom Kundig collection. 12thavenueiron.com
2 SOAK Hot tubbing goes off-grid with ox + monkey’s wood-fired stainless-steel-and-aluminum soaker. oxandmonkey.ca
3 PALISSADE Steel slats and tubes define Palissade, a retro-style outdoor line by the Bouroullecs. hay.dk
4 WORK IS OVER Diesel has updated its lounge chair for moroso by swapping a perforated steel seat with woven nylon rope to better show off the exposed rebar frame. moroso.it
5 METAL HUT, LUCKY BAR Local studio Robot 3 turned a small space in Beijing into a shimmering BBQ hut by cladding its walls and ceiling with off-the-shelf corrugated sheets of galvanized iron.
While yellow metallics are hot right now, another trend runs toward such off-the-shelf materials as steel pipes, corrugated iron, and even rebar. When used right, these industrial elements offer unpretentious luxury with lasting appeal