I tend to be drawn to texture -- how something is going to feel or look is important to me. It’s the juxtaposition of all those materials that makes a room come to life.
I find myself collecting small teak trays like this one. They’re just so darn handy – for everything from my keys to a great catch-all beside my bed.
I love to add some rustic texture to a room and this organic-shaped piece of wood with hand-painted white smudges does the trick. No two are alike.
This plate, made by an Italian company that has been in business since 1735, satisfies my need for a touch of ornate beauty on my table.
You can’t go wrong with beautiful functional design. This simple water carafe is elevated by the turned wood top that rests gently in the mouth of the pitcher.
Green is my favourite colour and this textured glaze over terra cotta lamp is the perfect way to add a hit of it to my home.
A gleaming gold bowl, like this one, can do a lot of work in a room. It adds a luxe touch without being over-the-top.
Pieces like this shapely cast concrete stool could find use in my home as a nightstand, cocktail table or extra perch in the living room when we need it.
It’s the small details of these napkins like heavy woven linen and hem-stitched border that make them worth the investment.
One extra long pillow is a simpler alternative to using lots of square cushions. It works well on a queen-size bed or a modern sofa.
I saw these for the first time when I was in Denmark a few years ago. They are a design classic that will always look good in your home.
I tend towards all white sheets but every now and then I like to add some colour to my bedroom. One of my favourite ways is to do that is with patterned euro shams. They’re an easy way to switch up the entire look of your bed.
These glass plates have a unique painted surface and make a crisp addition to a table when paired with white plates.