These new furniture pieces challenge our ideas about solid furniture design.

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Noir’s Cubist Bookcase is a solid sculptural form that conveys the illusion of collapse. Wherever it’s placed, this curiosity commands attention. (frillhomestl.com)

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Don’t let the out-of-kilter arrangement of the Holt Console from CFC fool you. The stack is completely solid and made of reclaimed Douglas fir. (customfurniturela.com)

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You might say that the design of CFC’s Cassini Console is a little left of center. The design is a masterful balance of contrasts: light versus dark, classic versus modern, hard edges versus gentle curves. (customfurniturela.com)

Nancy Robinson is a contributing writer to Ladue News specializing in interiors and home d├ęcor.