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Covet Foundation had the exclusive pleasure to interview the remarkable David Alhadeff, founder of The Future Perfect art gallery, one of the best in the world. Now we unveil his answers, which allowed us to understand better the gallery’s unique character.

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“Chamfer Table 1” by Christopher Stuart. Made of patinated brass with wax finish. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

When asked about the concept he decided to follow to choose the selection of exquisite collectible designs to showcase at The Future Perfect, David explained: “We attempted to represent a small selection of work from all of our represented artists and makers. The work is mixed throughout the space creating a story telling opportunity that feels more lifestyle.”

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“New York Wall Piece” (2018) by Chris Wolston. Made of sand-casted and anodized aluminum. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

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“Body Side Table” by Chris Wolston. Made of sand-casted and mirror polished aluminum. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

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“Orion Mirror” by Ben and Aja Blanc. Made of mirror and brass. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

Speaking about talented plastic artists, master artisans and designers which stand out from the rest, David confessed his admiration for the acrylic artist Philip Low “whose work is really special”. The Future Gallery proudly works with him and the founder said: “I think he manages to create and capture light and color in a way that feels really fresh”.

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“Pool Boy Tall Water Lens” (2018) by John Hogan. Made of blown and cold worked glass. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

When challenged to pick the “crown jewel” from this year’s collection, David playfully claimed: “This is a Sophie’s Choice!  I can’t pick a favorite, but I can nod to the incredible effort so many of our artists went to in order that we would have new exciting work for the debut of this space.” However, he was able to remind us of the “incredible wall shelf from Chris Wolston”, the “new one-of-a-kind mirrors from Ben and Aja Blanc, the “new sculpture from John Hogan, a “beautiful new Chamfer coffee table from Christ Stuart, “over 9 new pieces by Reinaldo Sanguino, the ceramic sculpture by Jonathan Cross and Eric Roinestad and the ceramic furniture by Floris Wubben”.

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“Ceramic Stools” by Reinaldo Sanguino. Made of ceramic and glaze. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

David Alhadeff says with affection: “I’m humbled by how many of our artists worked day and night in order that we would be debuting work within our space”.

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“HL08” (2017) by Eric Roinestad. Made of ceramic stoneware and white-painted brass stem, black-painted chain. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

To the final question, “What do you believe to be the path The Future Perfect should follow to assure a bright future in the art and design field?”, David Alhadeff greeted us with a smile, clarifying they will “continue to do things differently and follow no path at all!”.

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“Dynamic” by Floris Wubben. Made of ceramic. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

We hope to bring you more news about the incredible The Future Perfect gallery soon. Until then, stay with us to discover more about the best of craftsmanship, contemporary art and design.

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“Verdigris U Bench – 6′” by Christopher Stuart. Made of bronze with Verdigris patina, wax finish. Photo: ©The Future Perfect

 

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