December 1, 2008
New textures, colors, and furnishings for idiosyncratic interiors
When it comes to creating a unified look for an interior, patterned surfaces are always a safe bet. But they don’t have to be too safe. Fornasetti’s wallpaper is classic without being dull, and Maharam’s new tropical-themed textiles by the Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes are a lively choice for any room. Even carpet companies are becoming more adventurous: Tandus has a new collection of carpet tiles that combines seven different textures for one space. Meanwhile, furniture is coming in bigger sizes and multicolored palettes, as seen in Studio Arne Quinze’s eccentric Airbench Cross collection. The products shown here offer original solutions for creating integrated and inviting interior worlds.