Textiles

Street Pillow and Napkin

Two gems from lovegrove & repucci.

‘Mean Streets’ Pillow, Size: 20″ x 20″, $89.00,
Buy it here.
Street Napkin, $6.95 each,
Buy it here.

Marimekko Throw Pillows

Oooo, look at all these pillows by Marimekko…it’s awfully tempting to pick up a few.

Ruutukaava, $34.00, Buy it here.
Marhaba, $57.00, Buy it here.
Blue Cheetah, $120.00, Buy it here.
Pakkanen $34.00, Buy it here.
Biloba Cotton Sateen, $34.00, Buy it here.
Aarre, $32.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $32.00-$120.00
Availability: Buy Marimekko Throw Pillows here

Collage Charcoal Bedding

The black and white abstract print of this bedding by DwellStudio is a perfect counterpoint to a strong accent color, either on a room’s walls or as a bold border on sheets.

Designed for comfort, but beautiful enough to hang on the wall: DwellStudio’s Abstractions collection draws inspiration from the world of modern art. Abstract motifs, simple lines, and bold colors predominate on styles that will appeal to the most discerning palates.

Collage Charcoal Standard Sham (pair), $99.00
Collage Charcoal Euro Sham (pair), $110.00
Collage Charcoal Full/Queen Duvet Set, $308.00
Collage Charcoal King Duvet Set, $352.00
Buy it here.
Also shown: Linen Edge Saffron/Pearl Sheets and Cases, $88.00 – $352.00,
Buy it here.

Felted Wool Stones by Ronel Jordaan

These stones by Ronel Jordaan seem to be quite a bit larger than the Felt Rocks by Molo, and they would be excellent cushions to add here and there around a living space. (I’ve listed links for two different retailers; whoever had the lower price got the link for that particular item.)

Socially conscious as well as gifted, Jordaan has set up a women’s workshop in Gauteng- Johannesburg-where her personally trained artisans transform interlocking fibers, made from 100% merino wool, into these freeform oversized “stone” floor cushions…Soft yet buoyant, the veined, smooth textured cushions can be arranged to support seat and back. Hand washable in cold water.

Small, 12″w x 14″d x 5″h, $245.00, Buy it here.
Medium, 16″w x 20″d x 12″h, $395.00, Buy it here.
Large, 31″w x 27″d x 16″h, $595.00, Buy it here.

also shown:
Pebble Cushion, $595.00, Buy it here.
Pebble Carpet, $395.00-$2000.00, Buy it here.

The Pleasure Garden Pillow

The pillow search continues…I like the bright colors and illustrative design of these two pillows by Stig Lindberg.

This wonderful pillow features the original textile design by Swedesh artist Stig Lindberg. Printed by the classic Swedish textile company Ljungbergs. Simply beautiful.
Wash cold. Do not tumble dry. 100% Cotton.
Size: 18″ x 18″

Black or Red

$49.99, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $49.99
Availability: Buy The Pleasure Garden Pillow here

Throw Pillow Assortment

I’ve been doing some pillow shopping for my living room (been on a sans-pillow kick for a while) and want to mix things up with a colorful pattern. It’s been tough finding something that feels like it’ll work, especially since I always tend towards safe solids…just in case you’re in the same boat, here’s some of the ones I found yesterday that seem sort of interesting.

(left to right, top to bottom)
Radial Pillow, $70.00, Buy it here.
Patchwork Kilim Pillow, $45.00, Buy it here.
Ikat Patch Pillow, $14.99, Buy it here.
Java Embroidered Applique, $90.00, Buy it here.
Striped Pillow: Red, $98.00 $59.00, Buy it here.
Multi-Blocks Pillow, $35.00, Buy it here.
Patchwork Kilim Pillow $45.00, Buy it here.
Swami Black Decorative Pillow, $190.00, Buy it here.
Bespoke Pillows set of 3 by Maharam, $345.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $14.99
Availability: Buy Throw Pillow Assortment here

Eye Chart Pillow

Check out these fun pillows that stay within the black/white theme. There’s also a 3-D Eye Chart Pillow that’s just like the regular one but might make your eyes hurt.

Eye Chart Pillow: $95.00, Buy it here.
Outside the doctor’s office, and eye chart becomes a charming sight. Somewhere between modern design and sight gag, this pillow is both fresh and familiar. 17“ W x 17“ H

Conversation Pieces Pillow #1:
The Conversation Pieces collection is and ode to the art of conversation. Like any good confab, this pillow works best in a group and situated on a comfy sofa. Big talk or small talk? You choose.
16“ W x 12“ H: $65.00, Buy it here.
17“ W x 17“ H: $95.00, Buy it here.

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $65.00-$95.00
Availability: Buy Eye Chart Pillow here

Fair & Square Pillow

I heart this embroidered pillow- for the script on front, yes, and also for the embroidery on the back (click on link to see detail).

Our over-sized Fair & Square pillow is an embroidered cushion in Chinese hemp. The cushion’s deco-design was developed by FairTrade Designers with inspiration from traditional ethnic chinese embroidery and Danish embroidered tradition with the ‘Home Sweet Home’ cushion, which carries a message that signals personal values.

Available in collegiate lettering or script.
The back side of each pillow is brightly embroidered with the name & hand print of the person who made it.
24″ x 24″

$115.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $115.00
Availability: Buy Fair & Square Pillow here

Credo and Lit 101 Pillow

The pillow on the left reminded me of the Google News Cushion, but the font and words are completely different, so fair play…all that being said, it’s a heck of a lot more affordable.

credo pillow, $21.95, Buy it here.

Plain white pouf spells out black helvetica declarations that inspire us. 100% cotton, plain back. Feather-down insert; hidden zipper closure. Machine wash. 16″ sq.

lit 101 pillow, $19.95, Buy it here.

Black square shelves white literary images. Looks well-read. 100% cotton, plain back. Feather-down insert; hidden zipper closure. Machine wash. Imported. 18″ sq.

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $119.95
Availability: Buy Credo and Lit 101 Pillow here

Donna Wilson Cushion & Blankets

We’ve posted the Blah Blah Blanket($104.00) by Donna Wilson before, and it seems only right to highlight a few other items of her collection as well. Keep in mind that the blankets are more of a smaller kid/baby size (or wall hanging?).

Blah Blah Cushion (available for pre-order), 15.75 x 15.75 inches, $100.00
Faces Blanket (available for pre-order), 37.5 x 24 inches, $104.00
Rainy Day Blanket, 37.5 x 24 inches, $104.00

Buy it here.

Louie Organic Bedding

This organic bedding from Area is perfect for keeping a bedroom simple yet sophisticated.

Area offers informal yet sophisticated products for the home – products based on the modern Scandinavian concept of good design for everyday. All of Area’s products are made from natural fibers and are constructed for comfort, convenience and easy care.

The Louie Organic Coverlets [and Shams] are made from 100% organic cotton in soft matelasse.

Full/Queen or King Coverlet: $290.00,
Buy it here.
Shams, $ 80.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $80.00-$290.00
Availability: Buy Louie Organic Bedding here

Sheep Pillow

Come on, be man or woman enough to admit it’s cute and that you want one too.

30 x 30 cm (12 x 12″)

$75.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: €48.00
Availability: Buy Sheep Pillow here

DWR: Bedroom Sale (20% off)

You can save 20% on beds, mattresses, bedding, casegoods, etc. through November 11 at DWR…it’d be smart to take advantage if you’ve been looking to freshen up your sleeping space.

Shown on right:
Zola Bed-Queen, $2,500.00 Now: $2,000.00 Buy it here.
Nest Heather Duvet Cover, $250.00 – $320.00 Now: $212.50 – $272.00, Buy it here.
Nest Organic Flat Sheet, $115.00 – $180.00 Now: $97.75 – $153.00, Buy it here.
Nest Organic Fitted Sheet, $105.00 – $165.00 Now: $89.25 – $140.25, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $500.00
Availability: Buy DWR: Bedroom Sale (20% off) here

k studio Cat & Dog Pillows

Show your love for cats or dogs (or both) with these quirky pillows from k studio.

Great design, green materials, and social responsibility need not be at odds with one another. In fact, at k studio they think these ideas are inseparable. They started this company with just this idea in mind.
At Shelly and Mary Klein’s growing studio in Grand Rapids, Michigan, they manage each product from start to finish. They start with fabric made from some of the most sustainable materials available such as hemp, organic cotton, and recycled wool. K studio designs are generated in house and are then embroidered, assembled, packaged, and shipped by their skilled team.

appx. 14″ square
Dog Pillow: $110.00,
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Cat Pillow: $110.00,
Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $110.00
Availability: Buy k studio Cat & Dog Pillows here

Le Clochard Home Cardboard Box Print Duvet

Check it out- this duvet is printed to look like cardboard boxes, which might provoke mixed feelings but the intention seems entirely good.

The Home Duvet lets you sleep under a cardboard box so a homeless person doesn’t have to!
This high quality duvet cover features a photographic print of a cardboard box. This produces an extremely sharp image that stays flexible because the ink is printed directly in the cotton. The image will stay crisp after frequent washing.
The cotton has a thread count of 144 threads per square inch, so it’s soft to the touch virtually non-iron. The duvet cover is produced in Pakistan and child labour is not used.
30% of the gross profits go to Centrepoint, the UK charity for homeless young people aged 16-25 (charity number 292411). Every night Centrepoint provides support and housing for 800 vulnerable homeless young people

Designer: Peggy van Neer

Single Duvet: £33.95 GBP ($59.80)
Double Duvet: £42.95 GBP ($75.66)
King Duvet: £49.95 GBP ($88.00)
Pillow Case: £5.95 GBP ($10.48)
Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: £5.95
Availability: Buy Le Clochard Home Cardboard Box Print Duvet here