Beach Hotel Concept in Odessa by Alexey Gulesha featuring Ghost Chairs by Cini Boeri for Fiam Italia from ECC.

This transparent furniture trend is a stylish exercise in creative contradiction

Striking yet see-through, glass furniture is an exercise in contradiction, as well as creativity and constraint. Cini Boeri’s monolithic Ghost armchairs for Fiam Italia, rendered here for Alexey Gulesha’s Beach Hotel Concept, distil this concept — ergonomically designed to be so supportive they seem soft. Technically challenging and a true minimalist piece, glass décor distils our desires into a pure, transparent form.

From top to bottom: Bent Glass bench by Naoto Fukasawa for Glas Italia from ECC, Plisse low table by Mario Bellini for Glas Italia from ECC, Loren desk by Reflex of Italy from Sarsfield Brooke, 1000 dining table for Reflex of Italy from Sarsfield Brooke, Orbit coffee table by Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform from Studio Italia.

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