POPPIES NIGHT COLLECTION BY MISSONI HOME
THE BENEFITS OF INFUSING YOUR HOME WITH ART ARE BOUNDLESS. For starters, you can add rich, vibrant colors, create conversations with friends and help personalize a room. Instead of just hanging pieces on walls, which is the obvious thing to do, try incorporating daring decor. From Fornasetti tables to Gucci Décor pillows, these dynamic accents require no nail and hammer to achieve artful beauty.
DON GIOVANNI COLLECTION BY FORNASETTI, WWW.FORNASETTI.COM
DON GIOVANNI COLLECTION BY FORNASETTI
Inspired by the Italian opera Don Giovanni, Fornasetti brings the beloved theatrical performance to life with this colorful, mesmerizing home-decor collection. Featuring multiple stand-alone pieces and accessories, the Don Giovanni line boasts vibrant red hues and artistic character interpretations.
One of the collection’s prominent pieces is the Tamburo (coffee table/ bar cabinet). Fashioned from wood, it boasts a red-and-black swirled hand-lacquered motif that will stand out in any setting as well as a printed hand design around the exterior that pushes its unique aesthetic further. Topped with a pull-out compartment so you can safely store any object, it’s sure to add a quirky element to your decor.
To up the drama even more, include Fornasetti’s Don Giovanni chair. The sleek black legs and seat are alluring, but what really captures the eye is the detailed backing. Featuring a red silhouette of Don Giovanni himself, Fornasetti breathes life into the main character. But shh! Don’t abruptly point out this artful seat to guests. Sit back and let the conversational piece work its magic all by itself.
TUAREG LAMP BY FOSCARNI, WWW.FOSCARINI.COM
TUAREG LAMP BY FOSCARINI
This LED lamp by Italian lighting company Foscarini is not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Made from varnished aluminum and polycarbonate, the Tuareg Lamp helps give a feeling of movement within a room. Although a stationary object, its aluminum tubing resembles branches, allowing the peculiar shape to shine anywhere you place it. The matte white coloring makes the Tuareg a universal accessory that can be added to a contemporary-style room or utilized as a quirky accent piece. Wherever you station the Tuareg, it’s sure to light up your decor.
TIGER CUSHION BY GUCCI DÉCOR, $1,250, WWW.GUCCI.COM
VELVET CUSHIONS BY GUCCI DÉCOR
Sometimes a space gets its glamour from accessories. If you’re in need of a dash of style, these velvet cushions by Gucci Décor will do the trick. The Italian brand’s recently launched home-decor line exudes color, originality and, most importantly, perfect craftsmanship.
Different animal motifs, which have appeared in past Gucci collections, are embroidered onto the front of each cushion, including a snake, rabbit, dog, cat, tiger and bee. Creating the pillows is no easy feat. From hand-stuffed feather fill to hand-applied braided trimmings, Gucci artisans spend nearly 10 hours crafting every cushion. The backing is just as stylish, boasting a dynamic design to complement the front. Simply throw them onto a couch or chair and see your room enhanced instantly.
POPPIES NIGHT BEDDING BY MISSONI HOME, WWW.MISSONIHOME.COM
POPPIES NIGHT COLLECTION BY MISSONI HOME
Add a pop of color with Missoni Home’s newest collection, Poppies Night. The Italian brand, which launched the collection this year, is known throughout the industry for brightly colored decor, and the Poppies Night sofa and bedding take this tradition in a dynamic new direction.
Along with effervescent poppy flowers and butterflies, bold hues of yellow, pink, blue and purple stand out against a neutral black-and-white background. The jacquard fabric gives a textured feel, adding depth to each accent piece. Whether you use both the bedding and sofa or just one, the Poppies Night design will make your room come alive. Place them in a neutral-toned room or add bright-colored pillows to the sofa to make the fabric pop even more. However you utilize them, these Missoni Home pieces double as furniture and art.
JONATHAN ADLER AND SHADE STORE COLLABORATION IN PEPPERCORN, WWW.THESHADESTORE.COM
JONATHAN ADLER AND SHADE STORE COLLABORATION
Mirroring the unconventional designs of his collections, the Jonathan Adler and Shade Store collaboration transforms ordinary accessories into extraordinary masterpieces. Say goodbye to neutral-colored window shades and hello to bright-colored designs that will add a luxurious element to any space.
Jonathan Adler’s roller shade collection boasts 18 different materials and 70 colors to choose from, including clementine, pewter, amethyst, teal and turmeric, to name only a few. These shades transform a natural-toned room into an oasis of color.
“I see the collection in everything from a modern glass box in the Hollywood Hills to an Upper East Side pied-a-terre that needs a pop of pattern,” says Jonathan Adler.
What are you waiting for? Let your newly transformed room captivate you and your guests.