Furniture by Color: Purple

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March 31, 2014
Because of its vibrancy, purple can be a difficult color to work into an everyday space. But whether, woven into a throw or set upon a side table, it can be a regal accent, adding richness and texture.
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  Danish textile designer Tina Ratzer's wool Twist A Twill blanket incoporates color and geometry in the quest for warmth. Available in two shades of purple, and numerous other shades as well, the Twist a Twill is a traditionally inspired comfort piece for the modern world.

    Danish textile designer Tina Ratzer's wool Twist A Twill blanket incoporates color and geometry in the quest for warmth. Available in two shades of purple, and numerous other shades as well, the Twist a Twill is a traditionally inspired comfort piece for the modern world.

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  Designed by Philippe Starck for Kartell, the La Marie plastic chair is a regal accent in any room. Its barely there hue recommends it to strict minimalists and to those favoring more decadent design.
    Designed by Philippe Starck for Kartell, the La Marie plastic chair is a regal accent in any room. Its barely there hue recommends it to strict minimalists and to those favoring more decadent design.
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  Two overlapping pieces of mouth-blown glass form the Loistava Candle Holder  by Harri Koskinen for Marimekko. Available in the Dwell store, the Loistava candle holder exudes softly colored light.
    Two overlapping pieces of mouth-blown glass form the Loistava Candle Holder by Harri Koskinen for Marimekko. Available in the Dwell store, the Loistava candle holder exudes softly colored light.
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  Available in the Dwell store, Avoca Mill's handwoven wool and mohair Ombre Throw for Avoca draws its shade from the purple tones of Irish heather.
    Available in the Dwell store, Avoca Mill's handwoven wool and mohair Ombre Throw for Avoca draws its shade from the purple tones of Irish heather.
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  Enameled cast iron with a stainless steel handle, the Aubergine Round Teapot is pictured above in an eggplant hue. Made by Staub in France, the teapot is a durable design classic, seamlessly making the move from stove to table.

    Enameled cast iron with a stainless steel handle, the Aubergine Round Teapot is pictured above in an eggplant hue. Made by Staub in France, the teapot is a durable design classic, seamlessly making the move from stove to table.

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  Color comes from clarity with Esque's glass Water Drop Jug. Dark, blossoming shades of mauve and deep purple playing along the rims of the jug add whimsy and definition to the otherwise invisible accessory.

    Color comes from clarity with Esque's glass Water Drop Jug. Dark, blossoming shades of mauve and deep purple playing along the rims of the jug add whimsy and definition to the otherwise invisible accessory.

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  With its unique shape and color, Benjamin Hubert's Spinning BH2 Pendant Light for & Tradition available in the Dwell store is head-turning. The whimsical curves of the lacquered aluminum and silicone lamp are bound to add levity to any room's palette.
    With its unique shape and color, Benjamin Hubert's Spinning BH2 Pendant Light for & Tradition available in the Dwell store is head-turning. The whimsical curves of the lacquered aluminum and silicone lamp are bound to add levity to any room's palette.
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  Kid O's purple Floating Duck Bath Toy brings a pop of color to the bathroom; its streamlined silhouette recommends it to aesthetes of all ages.
    Kid O's purple Floating Duck Bath Toy brings a pop of color to the bathroom; its streamlined silhouette recommends it to aesthetes of all ages.

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