The advent of accessible technology in the early 1980s brought with it a penchant for chrome, nickel and stainless steel. Lately, though, this attraction has been replaced by a craving for modern, warm-toned metals. Featuring the Due Ice Oro Flatware Collection.

The Norm Wire Bin, from the Danish company Norm Architects, is eye-catching in brass.

Sized just right for small spaces, Muuto's Oslo Sofa is the perfect perch for two.