Brad Pitt, Furniture Designer?

Brad Pitt has teamed up with furniture maker Frank Pollaro to create his own line of home furnishings. For real!

Brad Pitt, Furniture Designer?

Brad Pitt has teamed up with furniture maker Frank Pollaro to create his own line of home furnishings. For real!

-Lucia Peters 

Brad Pitt

Wait a second—Brad Pitt, furniture designer? No! Surely you jest!

But no, Betty, I don’t. It’s true: According to Architectural Digest, Brad Pitt has teamed up with renowned furniture maker Frank Pollaro to create a collection of home furnishings. Brad will unveil about a dozen pieces of his new collection on November 13 in New York; the exhibition will run only three scant days—from the 13th through the 15th—and it’s a private event, so hurry on over to Pollaro’s website to register. Because, really: Would you pass up the opportunity to own a table, some chairs, or even a bed designed by Brad Pitt?

The actor has long had a love of architecture; as he told Architectural Digest, “I’ve been doodling ideas for buildings and furniture since the early 1990s, when I first discovered [Charles Rennie] Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright. Actually, I found Wright in college, when looking for a lazy two-point credit to get out of French. It forever changed by life.” Given that he already owns a waterfall, over which he plans to build a Frank Lloyd Wright-esque Fallingwater house of his own… well, we can see exactly how life-changing discovering the architect really was for young Brad.

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The new furniture collection all began with the bed, an Art Deco –style piece with a tropical hardwood frame, a curved headboard, and a cantilevered bench big enough to seat Brad’s sizeable family. The piece took Pollaro and his team more than two years to make, partially because of the engineering issues related to the simplicity of the design. Brad and Pollaro both agreed that the piece should be exhibited once it was done—and then Brad got ambitious and decided that he wanted to exhibit a whole line of pieces with it. Et voila! The Pollaro-Pitt partnership came into being.

Joining the bed are a dining table, a cocktail table, side tables, a few chairs, and a marble bathtub (!). The line has been described both as “geometric” (the 17-foot-long dining table with a dramatic zigzagging base) and as “sinuous” (the gloss-top side table with a spiral metal base and finished in 24K gold). The collection will be extremely limited—only nine of the bed are being made, for example—so if you want ‘em, be prepared to fight for ‘em.

The Pitt-Pollaro website isn’t up and running yet, but you can bet that it will be soon. In the meantime, stay tuned, because we’re sure that images will start hitting the web once the furniture makes its debut next week.

Tell us: Would you furnish your home with pieces designed by Brad Pitt?

Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s associate editor.


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