- We live in a supercharged, electrified, and social-media-documented world. One response is to embrace the neon; another, to select a more restrained color theme.
The contrasting matte and glossy glazes on these handmade sculptural spoons elevate the everyday coffee or tea service. They come in round or straight versions (essentially stirrers) and a range of subtle colors (green, pink, charcoal, white, and black) that you can mix and match.
It's difficult to browse through Area's online shop without pining to slip back into pajamas and crawl right into bed. Designer Anki Spets has created a beautiful collection of soft textiles—sheets, quilts, shams and more—with mimimal prints and simple textures, and a distinctly Scandinavian style. These 100% cotton Harry herringbone blankets come in four colors and are machine washable.
- While white may be interpreted as an absence of color, it is by no means absent of major impact when used in design.
A sooty finish for stainless-steel flatware made in Portugal elevates everyday utensils.
Welsh's understated, livable Graft collection includes this storage-stocked credenza in gray laminate with a solid oak frame.
Danish designer Pernille Snedker Hansen's custom installations involve treating local Nordic wood with a marbling effect in toned-down hues.
The Dutch company's Ibiza collection saturates walls in degrees with a photo-realistic paper that adds an of-the-moment gradient effect.