Their name translates to 'Oh yeah!' in Japanese, and that's the reaction we had when we first laid eyes on these edgy new pieces. Based in Brooklyn, Souda has quickly made a name for itself for its out-of-the-box techniques and strikingly modern aesthetic, and its newest designs are a case in point: gold-dipped and glazed porcelain bowls with an uncanny leather-like texture and polished marble and stacked timber pedestals inspired by Italian architect Ettore Sottsass. Quite simply, we want.

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The Sass pedastals and Kawa dishes can all be found at Melbourne gallery/showroom Criteria in Cremorne, along with an ever-rotating and expertly curated edit of furniture, lighting and objet d'art by both emerging and established designers, mostly hailing from New York. Find them here: criteriacollection.com.au.

Designs to covet: the New York label everyone's talking about

Designs to covet: the New York label everyone's talking about

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