11 Quirky Home Accessories
1. Designer: Philip Bone and Marie Dessuant of Studio Dessuant Bone for Designerbox.
Standout: Named after the Japanese novelist, the bookend/paperweights are formed from sheet aluminum powder-coated a blue recalling Yves Klein’s; weighty spheres of untreated concrete top the base.
2. Designer: Sebastian Bergne of Sebastian Bergne.
Standout Sycamore is turned by hand to craft a bowl the designer calls “overflowing”: a perfect platform for displaying food or objects.
3. Designer: Lindsey Adelman for Roll & Hill.
Product: Orbit 03.
Standout: Just 2 inches tall, this elliptical brass and leather candleholder with oil-rubbed bronze finish was inspired by planetary motion.
4. Designer: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra International.
Standout: The anodized-aluminum vase of eight conjoined tubes conjures a cloud, a recurring motif in the brothers’ oeuvre.
5. Designer: Wisse Trooster of Qoowl.
Standout: The wall clock’s sky-blue acrylic face deepens to purple when the sun passes by a window or a light is switched on; hardware is brass and copper.
6. Designer: Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay for Atelier Swarovski.
Standout: The Israeli duo behind Raw-Edges Design Studio introduce a beveled crystal centerpiece
bowl with artfully etched lines.
7. Designer: Pamela Sunday for Studio Van Den Akker.
Standout: Check your reflection in this 36-inch handmade glazed-ceramic mirror and you might imagine your face framed by a ring of fire.
8. Designer: Cristián Mohaded for Roche Bobois.
Standout: These whirling vases of mouthblown Murano glass come in five colors and various sizes.
9. Designer: Fate Ly of Fatyly.
Standout: A tribute to Senegalese women of the 1950s and ’60s, this collection of screenprinted and gilded porcelain tableware encompasses plates, a bowl, a teapot, cups, a creamer, and a sugar dish.
10. Designer: Carmen Boog for ZigZagZurich.
Standout: On a dark and stormy night, this cozy duvet cover—of hand-bleached 100 percent cotton percale with matching pillowcases—reminds you the sky will clear.
11. Designer: Jonathan Saunders for The Rug Company.
Product: Finley and Harrison.
Standout: The Scottish fashion designer conceived a cushion in wool needlepoint sparked by weaving and knitting patterns.