Hawkins New York

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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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Linen Tea Towel // Emblem Candlesticks // Jackson Dinnerware // Shapes Rug // 
Door Stops // Simple Linen Pillows



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Two photographers from different worlds and cultures with different visions somehow managed to join forces in the creation of Pampa. Together they bridge the gap between Argentina and Australia, exploring the finest handwoven rugs and cushions made by incredibly talented artisans. I’ll take one of everything, please.


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Ilot-1-Design Crush


Ilot is one of those projects that I got really excited about and then was immediately crushed, because it’s a concept and not available for purchase. Ilot, French for island, was created by Marine Hunot during a residency in Fay Billot, a village in the French countryside. Hunot used two unlikely materials – felt and wicker – to create one amazing rug.


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Aelfie Rugs

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A good graphic rug can really pull a room together, whether as the focal point or as the common denominator of color. Aelfie has knocked it way out of the park with their collection of geometric floor coverings that are blowing up with color and shape.


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Scribble Rugs

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Who ever said that amazing home decor has to be so freakin’ serious? Front and Moooi Carpets teamed up to create just the opposite – a series of rug that look like a colored pencil frenzy gone right. Each scribble rug is irregularly shaped and available in a variety of color ways. (Of course they’d also be a lot of fun in a kid’s room!)


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01/ Crazy about this Monster Skin Rug that you can support on Kickstarter!
02/ Brilliant – a tissue box filled with motivational quotes.
03/ Christoph Neimann uses everyday objects to complete his illustrations.
04/ Check out the color breakdowns of Disney films in print form.
05/ Everyone’s been there, here’s a kit to survive any breakup.
06/ What happened when Calder Wilson attached fireworks to his drone?
07/ I hope England doesn’t care that Oscar Santillan stole the top inch of its tallest mountain.
08/ This year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London celebrates 15 years of the project.
09/ Here’s how to make a 24 Carrot Cake.
10/ Tyler Feder draws famous fictional foods from television shows.

This week on Design Crush:
Daydreaming about a summer camp for adults thanks to Amy Bennett.
Wine Awesomeness is a new monthly subscription box and you can all receive the first month FREE! (said in Oprah voice)
Crushing on the manipulated canvases of Valentin Dommanget in a big way.
The countdown to Easter is almost done – are you ready?
Harriet Lee-Merrion‘s illustrations manage to feel light and heavy all at the same time.
This one time, at Texas Style Camp… I learned some new stuff about myself.
Tiny cities and the foods they’re known for combine in Brunchcity.
I’m craving solid organizational pieces this spring, like the Leaning Loop.
Speaking of, Kate Tucker‘s paintings are complete organized chaos.

Design Crush elsewhere:
Powder blue is a big deal right now everywhere in the home.



OYYO-1-Design Crush


OYYO makes some amazing dhurries, handwoven by a community of craftspeople in India and each made of 100% organic cotton and vivid vegetable dyes derived from local plants. They also put together a beautiful lookbook that makes me want their rugs on my floors that much more, even if I don’t live near sand.


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