The lines between sculpture and furniture are blurring, and the artists in the pages that follow are leading the way. Taking cues from Surrealist objects that put playful spins on familiar objects— like Meret Oppenheim’s furry teacup, or Salvador Dalí’s lobster telephone—these artists ask us to see the everyday anew. Some artists started making furniture during the pandemic, when lockdowns prompted them to think more intently about domestic settings. Others have occasionally collaborated with furniture makers alongside their regular practice. Some produce small editions, others craft unique works by hand. All are interested in reaching new audiences in settings beyond the white cube. A.i.A. spoke to the following artists about working at the art-furniture intersection.