February 4, 2016

WSJ.com: Taking Design Inspiration from Bay Area Midcentury Modern

Since he first opened his design showroom, the Future Perfect, in Brooklyn, David Alhadeff has been shaping contemporary design as both a retailer and a talent scout. On day one, in 2003, Mr. Alhadeff signed on lighting designer Lindsey Adelman and her now-ubiquitous twiglike chandeliers. In the intervening years, he’s shown a knack for making astute discoveries: Piet Hein Eek’s imperfect scrap-wood pieces, Lee Broom’s marble-tube lights and Calico Wallpaper’s digitally printed wares, to name a few…