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The Best New Furniture and Homewares of 2023

This story is part of our end-of-year series This Year in Gear, rounding up the most notable releases of 2023. For more stories like this, click here.

Home is where the heart is. Quality wares — like a glow-in-the-dark table lamp and cloud-like sofa — don’t hurt, either. Here, 21 home goods that caught our eye in 2023.

Palace Anglepoise Type 75 Lamp

The Best New Furniture and Homewares of 2023

Angelpoise

The skateboarding brand Palace is probably not the first name that comes to mind when you think of timeless home decor, but that could change now that the company has collaborated with Anglepoise, maker of arguably the most iconic desk lamp in history. The unexpected team-up has produced the Palace Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp White/Glow in the Dark. This version of the iconic Anglepoise Type 75 is finished in a matte white paint that glows in the dark.

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Grovemade White Oak Collection

grovemade white oak shelf with a computer monitor on top

Grovemade

Grovemade released its popular Desk Shelves in a white-oak material, adding a dose of natural warmth to customers’ everyday routines. The Desk Shelves are made in Portland, OR, and they consist of a solid white oak top shelf, non-slip/non-scratch cork legs and an aluminum lower shelf.

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Luna CoolLuxe Orthopedic Knee Pillow

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Luna

A knee pillow can make a big difference to your sleeping habits, alleviating pain and fixing your alignment, but adding anything to your bed can be a burden to hot sleepers. That’s why Luna made the CoolLuxe Orthopedic Knee Pillow. It features a cool-to-the touch cover that will keep you from overheating while also giving you the ergonomic benefits of a knee pillow.

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Teenage Engineering Field Desk

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teenage engineering

We’re used to seeing Teenage Engineering’s innovative and unique designs in the electronics world, like their computers and synthesizers, and now the brand has finally created a worthy home for their stylish equipment. The Field Desk is a modular industrial design that brings a serious level of quality to your workspace. The desk consists of a space truss made from a series of interconnected rails made from recycled aluminum. These “field rails” allow you to attach modular add-ons, either Teenage Engineering’s or your own designs, simply using M5 screws. The desktop is a piece of birch plywood that’s formica-laminated on both sides, and the whole thing ships flat-packed ready to be assembled.

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Floyd The Sink Down Sectional

floyd the sink down sectional

Floyd

Floyd doesn’t realease a new piece of furniture very often, but when it does, it’s exciting stuff. The Sink Down Sectional is Floyd’s take on a Cloud Sofa-style design, featuring a low seat and big fluffy cushions — plus the brand’s trademark modularity.

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Hay Jasper Morrison Wall Clock

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Hay

Hay relaunched its fan-fave clock collab with Jasper Morrison from 2008, this time with a fresh coat of paint via four striking new colorways.

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Herman Miller Environmental Enrichment Posters by Alexander Girard

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Herman Miller

One would think Herman Miller had already exhausted its archives, but the legendary furniture brand is still digging out treasures. The latest is a series of posters by mid-century designer and frequent Eames collaborator Alexander Girard, including this funky set of eyes.

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Brooklinen Laundry

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Brooklinen

Brooklinen continues its expansion beyond the bedroom with its new line of laundry products. The collection includes detergent, stain removal, stain remover, wool dryer balls and more, all of it surely up to the brand’s typical high standards.

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Article The ’70s Edit

article the '70s edit

Article

The ’70s are alive and well at Article, as the internet-favorite furniture brand released its first collection of ’70s-inspired outdoor furniture in “The ’70s Edit.” The capsule is full of fun and stylish pieces, from the ceramic-tile Keva Coffee Table to the faux-wicker Avila swivel chair to the Aby reversible sectional.

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Noah x Gubi MR01 Outdoor Lounge Chair

noah x gubi mr01 outdoor lounge chair

GUBI X Noah

Noah and Danish furniture maker linked up for an intercontinental collab inspired by coastal living. The capsule collection’s flagship item is this exclusive version of Mathias Steen Rasmussen’s striking MR01 Outdoor Lounge Chair. The chair’s rope seat atop its iroko wood frame has been reimagined in a quartet of new summer-ready colors.

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Neighbor Rook Fire Table

neighbor rook fire table

Neighbor

Neighbor, one of our favorite outdoor furniture brands, has launched a new fire pit that is sure to be the highlight of any backyard. Made from sleek concrete and lava rocks, the pit also includes a removable slatted teak topper so it can be used as a coffee table when not bringing the heat. The Rook is available in both propane and natural gas versions.

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Herman Miller Asari Chair

herman miller asari chair

Herman Miller

Pretty much anytime Herman Miller comes out with a new office chair, it’s big news. The Asari was designed by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa, who took inspiration from nature for the aesthetics and leaned into comfort with some lounge chair-like qualities. The chair has HM’s PostureFit tech for great ergonomics and comes in various fun colors.

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Gantri x Craighill Flux Table Light

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Gantri x Craighill

Two of our favorite design brands, Gantri and Craighill, have joined forces to create the latter’s first-ever lamp. Craighill founder Hunter Craighill based the idea of the Flux Table Light on a melting candle he was using to read during a recent power outage. Like all Gantri lamps, the lamp is 3D-printed from plant-based materials and comes with a museum-grade dimmable LED bulb.

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Outer Aluminum Outdoor Chaise Lounge with OuterShell

outer aluminum outdoor chaise lounge with outershell

Outer

Outer, one of the best outdoor furniture brands there is, isn’t ready to say goodbye to summer just yet. The brand’s new Aluminum Outdoor Chaise Lounge makes for a sleek and comfy addition to any deck or patio, with a streamlined design and five adjustable backrest positions. It’s also a sustainable option, with an aluminum frame and fabric derived from plants. It even includes an OuterShell cover for outstanding elemental protection when not in use.

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H&M Home

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h&m

A few years after debuting in the European market to surprising acclaim, H&M Home has made its US debut. The fast-fashion brand makes shockingly stylish and nice home goods, offering everything from decor and tableware to bedding and towels. There’s even an expansive kids section, as well as a collection devoted to outfitting your dorm room. And since it’s H&M, prices are decidedly on the affordable side.

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The Citizenry Oaxaca Collection

the citizenry oaxaca collection

The Citizenry

The Citizenry travels the globe and contracts local artisans to craft one-of-a-kind home goods. The brand’s latest collection hails from Oaxaca in Mexico and includes everything from rugs and wall hangings to ceramics and recycled glassware. The handsome collection is full of earth tones and traditional patterns, and all textiles are handwoven with all-natural dyes.

Industry West Contour Collection

industry west contour collection

Industry West

The big trend right now in interior design (and in outdoor furniture)? Organic shapes. A contemporary form of biomorphic design has been taking over the catalogs of many of our furniture brands, and one of the latest and greatest comes from Industry West. The brand’s Contour Collection is full of curves and asymmetry, adding tons of personality to your space. Prices start at $495 for a side table.

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Burrow Dining

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Burrow

DTC furniture favorite Burrow started with a sofa just a few years ago, and now the brand is offering wares for every room in your home. Burrow’s first dining collection is headlined by the Serif Expandable Dining Table, a mid-century modern stunner with a removable inner leaf, a scratch- and stain-resistant top and a hardwood frame. It’s accompanied by two attractive chair options in the minimalist Haiku and plush Alto. The chairs start at $499 a pair, while the table retails for $1,199.

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Les Mondes de Diptyque

les mondes de diptyque

Diptyque

Diptyque’s candles are the best in the business (so are its room sprays, FYI), with the only drawback to them being that they don’t last forever. Well, the brand solved that conundrum in a way with its first-ever refillable candles. The Les Mondes de Diptyque line consists of five luxe scents, and once you burn away your initial candle, you can purchase a new scent as a refill candle to take its place in your glass vessel.

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Hay Apex Desk Lamp

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Hay

Hay’s 2023 fall collection was full of bangers. The Chisel Lounge Chair looked pretty great, as did the Arcs Trolley. But John Tree’s Apex lamp collection earned the title of the collection’s star attraction. Inspired by classic green banker’s lamps, the new collection put a modern twist on the traditional design.

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Knoll Florence Knoll Model 33 Sofa

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Knoll

If you’re a fan of sticker shock, google “Florence Knoll Sofa.” The seminal mid-century modern sofa designed by the Knoll cofounder starts at just under ten grand for a two-seater and can easily climb to over $20,000 depending on your material. But now, you can get a Florence Knoll-designed sofa for a comparative bargain, as Knoll has re-released Florence’s stylish Model 33 Sofa from 1954 (and Model 31 Lounge Chair) with a starting price of around a third of that of its stablemate.

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