Designers love Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake, and now they’ve partnered with Finnish brand Iittala to create a range of homeware which includes pleated place mats, tote bags, and more. The collaboration – Issey Miyake x Iittala – has been in development for four years and includes thirty textile, ceramic, and glass pieces for the home. The technology developed for use in the pleating is fascinating, employing a technique that uses steam to pleat the fabric into origami-like patterns as well as a process that involves baking material in an oven. And that pastel palette? Perfect for spring.
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Chris Earl‘s upbringing in Papua New Guinea instilled in him a respect for creating objects to fulfill a purpose, create a story, and build community. He puts it all into play in his line of furniture, tabletop, and ceramics where that trifecta is the guiding light. Functional, graceful, and timeless.
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I’m currently sipping some green tea as I type, and I’m wishing it were out of this PINCH cup and saucer instead of a mug I’ve owned since college. Inspired by ancient clay oil lamps, this matte porcelain beauty excels at elevating a mundane experience.
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One of the main rules I follow when decorating my own space is this – keep walls and furniture neutral so you can go crazy with accessories. Laura Slater‘s arrestingly bold textiles that focus on the intersection of color and shape are just the kind I’d like to throw into that role.
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L’accumulation is a showcase of functional beauty. Modernism and nostalgia, utility and expression, a story that’s gathered over time as we build our homes and our lives. A belief that traditional items have a place in the home whether they are made by heritage brands or are limited handmade items. Everything L’accumulation purveys is made to last.
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Hawkins New York features a selection of lovely home goods from a handful of renowned designers, as well as a few pieces from their own line. With the idea of “design for life” as the driving force, you can choose from kitchen, furniture, lighting, textiles, and objects to beautify your space.
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Whether you’re spending your time in the kitchen, standing in front of an easel, or up to your elbows in dirt an apron is something that will not only come in handy. Whether it’s busy holding tools and supplies protecting your clothes, you’ll be happy you took the five seconds necessary to throw one on.
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