Vele dining table by Reflex of Italy

How to use glass furnishings to create a beautiful contemporary home

There is something about a glass — its subtle, almost-invisible finish married with the sleek, modern aesthetic it plays into — that can be so compelling. (When used correctly, that is.) And now, glass furnishings are once again staking their claim in the design space (reimagined, as it were, from their original, early-2000s popularity) and are fast-becoming crucial for any contemporary home.

From tables made entirely from glass, designed to melt into the background and open up a space, to pieces in which smooth glass meets sculptural details, offering something a little different, this trend is versatile and undeniably modern. Here, we round up some of the best examples of the new wave of glass furnishings, all of which more than deserve a place in the heart of any curated home. And if you want to go somewhere to puruse the selection in person, look no further than Sarsfield Brooke.

Left to right: 1000 Dining Table, Barrique Side Table both by Reflex.
Left to right: Atlantis Wall Sconce by Arte Veneziana, 9000 Drinks Trolley by Reflex.
Left to right: Zen Coffee Table, Miami Dining Table both by Ivano Antonello Italia.
Left to right: Aenigma Coffee Table, Neolitico Table both by Reflex.
Left to right: Loren Desk, Prisma Coffee Table both by Reflex.

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