Design Finds – July 2019
Text: Ingrid Opstad
The colour blue is a powerful hue. Blue can add a welcome sense of calm, serenity and peace to both you and your home – the perfect antidote to the stress of daily life. Here are a few of our selections, guaranteed to add a touch of calm. Are you ready to relax?
Keep your bedroom cool but luxurious with this beautifully tactile bed. Designed by N. Nasrallah & C. Horner and manufactured by Ligne Roset, the Desdemone bed features a sensual blue velvet headboard and surround – the perfect place to retreat and relax.
(Top image) Ligne Roset, ‘Desdemone’ bed (high headboard, 160×200 bed), from €4,242
Add soft, calm touches with these distinctive but cosy cushions inspired by traditional Portuguese tiles (azulejos) from Burel Mountain Originals.
Burel Mountain Originals, ‘Azulejo’ cushion, €63.00
Motel a Miio creates unique handmade ceramics produced in Portugal in a fair and environmentally friendly manner. We fell in love with this blue and rose speckled Pinguim decanter that will add a touch of calm to any space. You can use the jug for drinks or as a vase.
Motel a Miio, ‘Pinguim’ decanter, €49.00
Carry on the contemporary yet retro-inspired feel with this 70s-style bubble shaped lamp designed by Italian Ferruccio Laviani. Perfect for hanging low over a dining table or higher as a central focal point in any room, the FL/Y chandelier lamp from Kartell will bring a note of intimacy whilst keeping things calm and blue.
Kartell, ‘FL/Y’ lamp, from €232
Designed by LaSelva for Spanish company Missana, the Cosmo has double blue appeal with the colour of calm in not one but two-shades. With its simple, pared-down design, it also has retro appeal with hints of mid-century modern.
Missana, ‘Cosmo’ sofa, from €3,107
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