For more than 15 years, Leif Petersen has brought highlights of Milan to High Point via his multiline showroom. The most recent import: Miniforms, which, since its founding in the 1970's, has established a reputation for attracting a stable of young talent. The tradition continues with 33-year-old Ionna Vautrin and her Retroviseur Domestique. The painted oak mirror resembles a vanity version, but, with an 18-inch diameter and 51-inch height, is better suited for the wall. Casa1796's equally youthful partners Alessandro Ruga and Carlotta Perissinotto designed their beech Trex stool for duel functions: The removable lacquered-steel tray can be placed on top of the cotton-upholstered cushion to become a low side table. Their 77-inch-long Skap X console, with a lacquered-MDF top and fronted in oak veneer, also multitasks: By incorporating a universal smart-device dock and two speakers, it's a stereo system, too. 415-925-2701; leifpetersenfurniture.com.
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