One of our new favorite blankets is by Spanish company Teixidors, a small-scale textile maker that weaves its environmentally minded wares in Terrassa, a city in Catalonia. A collaboration with London– and Barcelona-based designer Cristian Zuzunaga (who has also teamed up with nanimarquina, Moroso, and Kvadrat, among others) yielded these exceptionally smart blankets, whose kaleidoscopic hues come from the contrasting yarns used for the warp and the weft. When viewed up close, the yarns have a pixelated look (the overall pattern of the blanket does, too). From afar, the thick weave of seemed to led itself to a rougher tactile quality; however, these handwoven 100-percent merino wool blankets are among the softest we've ever come across. While Teixidors doesn't seem to have an American distributor, the blankets are available from Zuzunaga's online shop. At €355–380 a each, these are most definitely luxury items.
Playing with the scale of pixels is a specialty of Spanish-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga, and the diminutive digital unit gets its due on Shanghai. The fabric—a Ligne Roset exclusive—graces the iconic pleats and folds of Michel Ducaroy’s Togo.