If simplicity is the essence of elegance, then these new pieces have it in spades. Pared-down profiles combined with matte black finishes and a touch of gilding hit all the right notes.

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Currey and Company’s six-light Fontaine wrought-iron chandelier is finished in antique gold leaf, contemporary gold leaf and satin black. It is 40½ inches in diameter. (brodylamp.com)


Badgley Mischka’s Casablanca desk chair features a chocolate-truffle-finished wood frame and gold leaf metal legs. It is amply cushioned and upholstered in a heavyweight ebony-colored linen fabric.


Badgley Mischka’s Marmont game table is handcrafted of wood with a matte ebony finish and gold leaf details. (badgleymischka.com)

Nancy Robinson is a contributing writer to Ladue News specializing in interiors and home décor.