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Kerry Cassill *New* Online Store

I can’t believe it! Kerry Cassill now has an online store with home goods and fashion so shout it from the rooftops! To me, there’s nothing better than combining a little Bombay/Mumbai influence with a touch of California sunshine for Summer ’07. I love how Kerry layers patterns and colors, I think I’ll pick up a few pillowcases to cut apart and convert into a simple ottoman cover… Oh, how you inspire us to do great things in our homes, Kerry!

(images from kerry cassill)

Posted in bedroom, designers, fashion + accessories, textiles on May 14, 2007

Inhabit Living *New* Bedding + Lamps

Mike sent along news about the new bedding, canvas art, and lamp collection over at Inhabit Living and, as always, it’s gorgeous! To me, Inhabit is the perfect ‘solution’ bedding for couples that want a little bit of his masculine touch and her feminine side incorporated into the decor. It’s also very modern without appearing too cool; it’s not so super streamlined that it lacks personality. I love the coral motif and all the curves… Great work, Mike!

(images from inhabit living)

Posted in bedroom, textiles on May 07, 2007

Oromono *new* Online Shop

Kirsty wrote in from Oromono to let us know the good news — her store is online and ready to accept orders! I’m not sure if you’re familiar with Oromono, but her 3D work using textiles is stunning; I actually first came in touch with them over a year ago while browsing Lekker and wrote about it here. Oromono ships almost anywhere, so if you see something you love online, chances are that Kirsty can send it to your home. I really love her rouging and pleating techniques…

Thank you Kirsty for the tip!

(images from oromono)

Posted in designers, textiles on May 07, 2007

John Robshaw Textiles *New* for Spring ’07

If you’ve been keeping up with Beach Bungalow 8, our blog of the week, you’ll see that Megan has a huge crush on John Robshaw. She’s not alone. So do I. And if you thought the post showing the Brooklyn store, Layla, was an impressive display of Indian textiles, well visit John Robshaw. Crazy beautiful. Exotic, colorful, chic…

Most of us are familiar with Robshaw and his textiles since they’re featured in so many magazines, but have you peeked in on his Spring ’07 collection yet? Positively sumptuous.

I love to see designers that travel and collect inspiration from distant parts of the globe, then reinterpret those motifs to produce a modern version of a block print (for example), which Robshaw does by turning up the color to say, hot pink. Robshaw travels India and Southeast Asia for inspiration and goods, and although the colorways may be chic and modern, the ancient craftsmanship isn’t anything new — yet it’s still a theme of his work, hand-stitched and hand-printed textiles are what make his designs so appealing to me.

You can purchase some of his bedding for adults and babies over at auto or nonchalant mom. You can find some of his shower curtains online at Fine Linen and Bath.

Thanks to Cate and Allyson at John Robshaw for most of these images, much appreciated ladies!

(images from john robshaw and nonchalant mom)

Posted in designers, shopping, textiles, travel on May 01, 2007


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