They Were All Yellow: Modern Home Accessories
Träullit Dekor is an environment-friendly, recyclable material made from wood wool, cement and water. The natural components together provide many functional characteristics such as, moisture-regulating, heat-accumulating, and sound-absorbency. They are fireproof, give off low emissions and can be vacuum cleaned.
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.
With its powder-coated frame, bright hue, and no-frills minimalist feel, the Feast in the House of Simon Chair designed by Mark Moskovitz is firmly planted in the present day. It might surprise you to learn, though, that it traces its roots to a 15th century oil-on-wood painting by Dutch artist Dieric Bouts.
These cashmere-and-merino wool blankets are woven at a 250-year-old mill in Scotland; cleverly, the pattern spells out the word “love” in Morse code.
Jacobsen designed this canape in 1939 for the city hall in Søllerød, Denmark, and it has never been produced for the retail market. Its Danish modern form is updated with bright yellow upholstery (though it’s also available in gray and black for the less adventurous).
Pros: It’s affordable, dimmable, and available in six jewel-toned hues: yellow, red, hot pink, navy blue, sky blue, and bright green.
Cons: The top-heavy design is unstable and tips over easily.
Though the acrylic base is virtually shatterproof, the white mesh shade is a magnet for smudges and dings.
- Yellow brings cheer—this is one conclusion by color theorists.
- The right throw can liven up your living room, adding a bright pop to even the most staid sofa. Click through these five modern blankets for a few of our favorites.