Anna Karlin Makes Her Debut in Milan

London-born, New York-based furniture and interior designer Anna Karlin made her debut in Milan at the Galleria Rossana Orlandi during this year’s Milan Design Week. The pieces that were on show are new additions to her ongoing Subverting Domestic Familiarity collection, that explores the relationship between natural forms and those that are manmade.

Curved Chaise

“We have a fundamental need for familiarity or to be surrounded by natural forms,” says Karlin, “where there is fragility, there is strength. Where there is disequilibrium, there is balance. Where there vulnerability, there is support. The works are a visual interpretation of these emotional paradigms that exist in our everyday lives.”

Dimple Lamp

Original Chess Piece Stools



W Chairs

Kelly Beall is senior editor at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based graphic designer and writer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, and enjoys sharing her finds with others. When undistracted by great art and design, she can be found making a mess in the kitchen, consuming as much information as possible, or on the couch with her three pets. Find her @designcrush on social.