In interior design gold is used to bring warmth and richness to a room while adding a sense of sophistication and prestige. Optimistic and positive, gold’s reflective surface illuminates and enhances everything around it. Confident, passionate and eye-catching, the color gold draws attention to itself making it ideal for highlighting treasured mementos.
This year marks a century for Florence Knoll herself, and in celebration, Knoll is rolling out new designs inspired by the original Florence Knoll Lounge Collection. Capturing the essence of her iconic designs, Knoll is updating the collection to meet the needs of today’s modern home.
Nestled into the coastal hills of California, you’ll find a stunning residence conceived as a sheltering nest with wings to lift and water to anchor and reflect the earth and sky. The Yorkville Residence, designed by architect Alan Nicholson, is now the home of two retired geo-physicists. Here’s a closer look:
Nature has long been an influential part of art and design. Marble, slate and even semi-precious gemstones are all stunning in their own right, but they bring a little something extra when used in everyday items for the home. These modern accessories are rockin‘ hardy, edgy design that make for beautiful additions to any home.
Cork in modern interiors is one design trend that is holding strong going into 2017. It is durable, water resistant, lightweight, and soft to the touch. Oh, and, did I mention sustainable? Cork isn’t just for wine bottles and pin boards anymore. These days designers are using it in everything from art and accents to flooring and wall coverings. See how you can incorporate cork in almost any room of the house with these modern cork furniture and home accessory pieces – and be sure to read to the end for your chance to enter a pair of Domitalia Bouchan Cork Stools.
Gus* is a brand that’s just as concerned with the environment as they are with style. Dedicated to supporting healthy forests, Gus* creates their simple, mid-century inspired designs using honest materials for eco-friendly furniture. These honest materials aren’t only good for the environment, but they help to promote healthy everyday living.
Matthew Hilton has been inspiring us with his furniture designs for some time now. He has his own collection of furniture as well as some collaboration pieces with some of our top brands on YLiving and he agreed to share with us what inspires him. Here is our Q+A with Matthew Hilton:
Bosa sculpts cheeky ceramic home accessories that bring a touch of sophistication and whimsy to the modern home. Applying a fresh interpretation of ceramic craftsmanship to ancient techniques, Bosa transforms formal and functional conventions into fantastical worlds with the multitude of pieces that have caught our eye. So keep reading to see some our favorite modern home accessories by Bosa.