Ideas…designs…styles the inside line on giving your home a spring refresh

by Archana Aithal Rose

Paper trails
Thanks to the trend of minimalism in home décor, the ancient Japanese art of origami has now transcended from its traditional paper to embrace metal, fiber, wood, and glass, making it a stylish and contemporary fixture in new realms of interior design. Whether shabby chic or modern eclectic, its structured, clean lines make this art easy to incorporate it in any theme.

Dragon’s Tail Lamp
A unique conversation piece by the Hive design house, this was inspired by childhood fantasies and constructed with meticulously hand-folded paper sections to create tail-like forms. $729,


Origami Crane With Pointe Back
A set of three matte brass origami cranes makes for perfect desktop paper weights, or style them atop a glass coffee table for maximum impact.



Avora Spread

We first recognized this playful combination of hues in a small squadron of mid-2016 wedding décor and bridesmaids dress styles, and have been thrilled to see it expand into the broader home realm, where its winning points keep us a buyin’.

Mexa Acapulco Lounge Chair
Calling all Boss Babes! This statement chair, with a black powder coated steel frame in bright fuschia, is both indoor and outdoor appropriate and screams power, with panache.

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Promenade Duncan Sofa
Plonk yourself on this plush leather sofa by Old Hickory Tannery, complete with tufted details and golden highlights and in a deep shade of maroon. $5,699,

red hickory

Smeg Toaster
Add a spot of bubblegum to your kitchen décor with this retro-style two-slice design, and toast your buns in style.


La Isla Bonita

Thanks to our wanderlust tendencies, tropical décor will never go out of style with island-inspired pieces, particularly, conjuring up feelings of calm and serenity. This season however, island-inspired décor comes with an edge contrast being its key. Whether lush green palm trees or pineapples, give your home a tropical infusion, and yourself permission to play.

Shiraleah Pineapple Cocktail Shaker
Nothing like gilded preamble to add fl air to martini time. The Pineapple-shaped container holds a removable aluminum cocktail shaker.

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Michael Aram Rainforest Candleholders
Slithering snakes in shiny brass inspired by the flora and fauna of tropical rainforests, Michael Aram’s centerpieces will not just hold candles but also the admiring gaze of your guests.

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D.V. Kap Home Tropics Pillow
Take a trip to the tropics with a banana leaf-patterned handcrafted pillow, with a down insert.