THE ALLURING, UNAPOLOGETIC HUE IS ENJOYING A MOMENT IN HOME DÉCOR THIS SEASON. IF YOU’RE WONDERING HOW TO INJECT ITS FIERY CHARACTER INTO A LIVING SPACE WITHOUT OVERDOING IT, THAT’S WHERE ACCENT PIECES COME INTO PLAY. A CANDY APPLE OTTOMAN, PERHAPS, OR A MERLOT-TINTED HEADBOARD? GO BIG, GO BOLD!
BY CHRISTINE CIPOLLA
Metal Lux Astro Pendant Lamp This contemporary, lipstick red chandelier is ready to bring the party, composed of 228 crystal glass spirals that form a rounded and voluminous crown, all tethered to a glis- tening chrome center.
Serie UP 2000 Armchair and Ottoman A haute example of functional décor, this expressive work of art created by Gaetano Pesce is rife with meaning. Also called LaMamma, the UP chair and ball was inspired by fertility goddesses and the plight of women. Its bulbous shape, bright cherry hue, and masterful design make for an investment that will pay dividends for decades.
Baleri Italia Roundel DiningTable Painted in radiant red lacquer, this bold dining statement was designed by Claesson KoivistoRune and handmade in Italy. Underthe clear tempered glass lie threetonal red circles resting atop a pillarbase of rigid structural
polyurethane. $7,140, artemest.com
Raleigh Square Platform Bed
Boasting a kiln-dried hardwood frame wrapped in durable twill Sierra red fabric, this swanky bed was made to last. Metal nailheads playfully surround the sides of theheadboard for a touch of edge, while thick padding and tight upholstering prove its quality craftsmanship. $1,049-$1,249,
Bevel Crimson Sofa
This customizable, crimson-dipped tri-seat sofa is carefully proportioned and sports a sharp, clean silhouette that blends comfort and simplicity with finesse. A BassamFellows creation, the modern classic comes in a range of fabrics and sizes so buyers can choose their mood. $5,150, store.hermanmiller.com
Wasily Chair By Knoll Marcel Breuer designed this timeless classic in 1925, and it hasmaintained its icon status ever since, ushering in a new age of luxury furniture design. Leather strips stretch between steel tubes, giving the chair its sharp angles and creating a stylish perch for reading, relaxing, and reflecting. $3,561,
Blend Armoire Egyptian industrial designer Karim Rashid played with the concepts ofgeometry and dimen- sion in this oversized, statement wardrobe in candy apple red. The door slatsare made of lacquered MDF and presented in a stunning ripple effect, while the interior is illuminated by LED lights. $8,690,