product preview | Apr 5, 2024 |
Can’t-miss collaborations from Little Wing Lee and RBW, Teklan and Layered, and more

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High Point Market kicks off next week, and the debuts are getting more rambunctious by the minute. From Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired rugs to nautical powder-coated steel-framed sconces, here are some noteworthy launches to tide you over until North Carolina.

The Box wool rug in Greens and Chunky mohair blanket in Pale Banana from the Teklan x Layered collection
The Box wool rug in Greens and Chunky mohair blanket in Pale Banana from the Teklan x Layered collection Mikael Lundblad

Swedish brand Layered launched the Prism Palette series by Tekla Evelina Severin (known as Teklan). The collaboration translates seven of the multidisciplinary artist’s eye-catching color combinations into hand-tufted wool rugs—including the Memphis Milano–influenced Crystal Spectrum and the op art–style Box—and four chunky mohair blankets in sprightly hues such as soft yellow Pale Banana and minty Milky Green.

Left: The Quinn lounge chair by AK Collective Courtesy of AK Collective | Right: The Domus chest Courtesy of AK Collective

Houston designer Alexandra Killion debuted AK Collective, her very first furniture collection. The heirloom-quality launch spans 14 artisan-made pieces dressed in intricate antique-inspired accents, such as the hand-carved Domus chest and the velvet-upholstered Quinn lounge chair with scrolled arms and turned legs.

Selections from Adam Lippes x Oka’s Collection II, including the Avery desk and desk chair
Selections from Adam Lippes x Oka’s Collection II, including the Avery desk and desk chair Courtesy of Oka

British interiors brand Oka introduced a dozen dreamy new designs into its ongoing collaboration with fashion designer Adam Lippes. Drawing inspiration from a vintage flora-and-fauna fabric swatch sourced from a French flea market, standouts include the beechwood-embellished Avery desk, the leather-clad Avery desk chair and the hourglass-shaped Magistry stool.

Left: Marc Phillip’s Wilson rug in Lime by Josh Greene Michael Clifford | Right: The Duncan rug in Buttermilk Michael Clifford

Josh Greene’s collaboration with Marc Phillips, Arcadia, pays homage to Frank Lloyd Wright. Available in an array of sunbaked colorways, the series offers six hand-knotted wool rugs inspired by the late great architect’s nature-driven Usonian designs, including the geometric Jackson; the gridlike Duncan; and Wilson, a rhythmic number adorned in a raised abstract check motif.

The Aerin East Hampton club chairs and coffee table ottoman by Williams-Sonoma
The Aerin East Hampton club chairs and coffee table ottoman by Williams-Sonoma Courtesy of Williams-Sonoma

Aerin Lauder’s latest line for Williams-Sonoma will transport you straight to her home in The Hamptons. The exclusive collaboration offers everything from outdoor furniture to hand-painted dinnerware and interior accessories, with eye-catchers such as the all-weather wicker East Hampton club chair, the dotted Confetti tumblers and the reeflike Coral round mirror.

Cape sconces in Ocean Blue by Little Wing Lee for RBW
Cape sconces in Ocean Blue by Little Wing Lee for RBWCourtesy of RBW

New York lighting brand RBW tapped Brooklyn designer Little Wing Lee for a material-driven collaboration. The collection features four sleek sconces fashioned from time-honored materials, including the maritime-style, powder-coated steel framed Cape; the circular, silicone-based Copia; the all-glass, vintage dinner plate–inspired Crepe; and the deco-esque Cuff, which is crafted in unlacquered brass with an optional aluminum finish.

Left: The Riverside sofa by Hollis+Morris Courtesy of Hollis+Morris | Right: The Shoal lounge chair Courtesy of Hollis+Morris

Hollis+Morris unveiled the Riverside collection, including its inaugural line of upholstered furniture. The spatially conscious series features an undulating, ocean wave-shaped sofa and a swiveling barrel-backed lounge chair, as well as a trio of hand-crafted solid wood designs, such as the three-legged Levee coffee table and Ripple, a minimalist platform bed with built-in side mantels.

Painted Grid wallpaper in Moonlight by Minna
Painted Grid wallpaper in Moonlight by MinnaCourtesy of Minna

B Corp–certified brand Minna dropped Portals, featuring its first-ever line of wallcoverings. The artful debut boasts seven hand-illustrated patterns by the Hudson, New York–based company’s founder Sara Berks—six of which are offered as wallpapers and five as fabrics—including the loosely lined Painted Grid, the prismatic Towers and the flower-flecked Vine.

The Georgia rug in Kaleidoscope by Justina Blakeney for Ruggable
The Georgia rug in Kaleidoscope by Justina Blakeney for RuggableCourtesy of Ruggable

Ruggable’s collaboration with Justina Blakeney is brimming with bohemian whimsy. The collection offers more than a dozen machine-washable rug designs—as well as doormats and outdoor-friendly styles—based on the Jungalow founder’s original artworks, such as the folksy, Arts and Crafts–esque Georgia, the esoteric Eartha and the bold Southwest-style Ella.

Left: Condesa outdoor fabric in Azure by Serena Dugan Studio Courtesy of Serena Dugan Studio | Right: Anya outdoor fabric in Papaya Courtesy of Serena Dugan Studio

Serena Dugan Studio’s Shelter Island collection is a love letter to the coastal New York town. Crafted with the California designer’s vacation home in mind, the debut introduces a new colorway into the existing palettes for the brand’s outdoor-ready Condesa and Capretto patterns. The line also boasts a fresh performance fabric, Anya, a flame-stitched ikat beauty available in three earthy muted hues, including light teal Calypso, dark peach Papaya and pale blue Azure.

“The Beatles” (1967) by The Fool at Voewood Rare Books
“The Beatles” (1967) by The Fool at Voewood Rare Books Courtesy of Voewood Rare Books

Collectors rejoice! The ABBA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair has returned to the Park Avenue Armory through April 7 with a plethora of rare, design-savvy finds. In addition to an original artwork at Voewood Rare Books by Dutch design collective The Fool—commissioned by The Beatles for the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album and signed by Ringo Starr—can’t-miss collectibles include an authentic Winnie the Pooh illustration by Ernest H. Shepard at Peter Harrington Rare Books and Sims Reed Gallery’s highly frameable selection of one-of-a-kind drawings, screen-print proofs and posters by David Hockney.

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