Not Your Grandma’s Quilts, Terrazzo-esque Knives, and More Things We’re Eyeing This Week
Our editors share their Friday faves.
Published Sep 24, 2021 1:00 AM
Our days are punctuated by scouting new talent, attending market appointments, and scrolling Instagram in an effort to unearth the products, people, and news you actually need to know. Here’s what we Slacked one another about this week.
Fresh Prints: Cristina Buckley x Schumacher
When you love interiors as much as Cristina Buckley does—she’s Schumacher’s director of design, an artist, and a longtime collector of vintage textiles—you can’t narrow down your new wallpaper collection to just one theme or inspiration. So there’s peacock feathers in miniature (named Dawnridge after Tony Duquette’s maximalist Beverly Hills home), but also crisp polka dots (an ode to Dorothy Draper, queen of the graphic statement) and a bamboo trellis layered over leopard print (Hollywood Regency lattice with a twist). And let’s not forget the vivid green malachite motif. Your powder room is waiting for its transformation. —Lindsey Mather, editorial director, home
Serene Dream: The Spa at the West Hollywood Edition
Truth: I desperately needed a break from the NYC hustle, and one night at the West Hollywood Edition (I was in town for a friend’s wedding) did just the trick. Hotelier Ian Schrager’s ability to design a space that’s minimal while still dramatic is as present here as anywhere—sky-high terrazzo columns and a commissioned mobile by Sterling Ruby are just a few of the highlights. And it’s not every day you enter a spa that feels like a chic living room (I can’t stop thinking about the limewash walls). With unique treatments like CBD massages and lymphatic drainage facials, you can’t help but be inspired to slow down and take a deep breath; that is the L.A. way, after all. —Julia Stevens, associate style editor
On the Floor: Campbell-Rey x Nordic Knots
Design duo Duncan Campbell and Charlotte Rey can do no wrong. From their chic rimmed glassware to their newly launched rug collection with Nordic Knots, their playful takes on classics are a design lover’s dream. This collection of three rugs is inspired by the natural world, pairing a palette from Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours with floral motifs of Gustavian style. Suddenly a jute rug just won’t cut it. —Megan West, head of brand and creative studio
Looking Sharp: Fredericks & Mae Chef’s Knives
Fredericks & Mae’s viral confetti cutting board (Dan Pelosi aka @grossypelosi is a major fan) has finally met its match: a new set of chef’s knives with handles that match the O.G.’s speckled pattern. You really only need one for dicing, splicing, and chopping, but together they make for a prismatic display on a magnetic knife strip. —Julie Vadnal, deputy editor
Brutalist Botanicals: Eric Roinestad’s New Ceramic Works at Casa Perfect New York
Ceramic artist Eric Roinestad is giving us a new way to bring the outdoors in with his new exhibition, “Arroyo Seco,” on view through the end of October at Casa Perfect New York. The assortment of stoneware spans 40 pieces that take inspiration from the flora and fauna of his home base in Los Angeles, including large-scale chalices that echo the local aloe and cacti, as well as impressive light fixtures that are wrapped in snakes and blooming poppies. —Lydia Geisel, associate home editor
Not Your Grandma’s Quilts: Projektityyny
Scallops, ruffles, and stripes collide in an exciting new Nordic brand that I’ve recently discovered: Projektityyny. Its “pile it on” aesthetic is a welcome dose of color and pattern (given all the neutral minimalism permeating the market these days), with handmade quilts available in double gauze cotton, linen, and even velvet. And since I want visitors to #CampWilmington to feel special and taken care of, I’m mixing up the sheets, shams, and coverlets and layering on a distinctive quilt at the foot of the guest beds. —Benjamin Reynaert, contributing editor