We are, without a doubt, big fans of the work of Scottish-born, London-based Donna Wilson. She made her name in textiles, but has proved to be a whiz with furniture, too; Her collaboration with British brand SCP includes the
and her fantastic family of
and now Eadie, an armchair upholstered in Wilson's Nos Da fabric.
No need for dull introductions. These playful pouffes by Scottish textile maven Donna Wilson have more personality than any old Tom, Dick, or Harry, and they’ll be more than pleased to make your (rear end’s) acquaintance.
- Versatile like an accent pillow or throw, a pouffe need not match your living-room set to settle in and look right at home.
- Not to be mistaken for its sister, the stool, poufs come completely covered in cloth with no visible legs. Click through the slideshow to find six purveyors of cushioned comfort fit for all.
- Browsing online design shops peeping at awesome housewares and furniture counts as 'work' here at Dwell, and I recently discovered what might be my new favorite design resource: Horne, founded by…
Oooohweee, are we still full. It's all we can do to move from bed to sofa—grabbing a little turkey sandwich along the way, natch—and though we're still in pajamas, it seems somehow silly to bring our duvet to the living room with us. We've been eyeing this Wooly Wood blanket from Donna Wilson for ages and wish we were snuggled up beneath it now, as it would certainly add some style to what is quite a casual (i.e. lazy) afternoon.
Statement sofas needn't be staid models of straight lines and solid colors. Mabel—contructed from Eurpoean hardwood and upholstered in a linen exclusively designed by Donna Wilson for British brand SCP—brings a bit of fun to the living room, and we'd very happily lounge on this bright settee.
Though this is perhaps the pouf least come-hither-appealing for feet, Kettal's ZigZag goes well both indoors and out. There are custom covers to soften the surface for your feet, or make it a perfect spot to rest a book and a icy beverage when you're cooling your heels.