Our Favorite New Finds

LIGHT FANTASTIC

Yes, that’s a floor lamp and, yes, it’s another marvel brought to the market by award-winning Irish designer Ray Power, whose experiments with lightweight wood veneers keep us in awe. The Link floor lamp, manufactured by LZF of Spain, is made of spiraling swaths of veneer mounted on a steel tripod. Awesome. ➤ $2,114 at Patdo Light Studio in Port Cheste

HEAVENLY TIME

What do you expect from one of the founders of Modernism? George Nelson’s whimsical walk clock looks like, as one website describes, “wood planets dancing around a metallic sun.” The Kirch Implosion Wall Clock has a steel clock core attached to curved wheel spokes with colorful wood ball ends. (The balls also can be monochromatic walnut.) The hands? Metallic, of course ➤ $39.99 at kirch.com

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Award-winning industrial designer Karim Rashid, who gave us the funky Garbo Can and the Oh Chair for Umbra (and whose house in Westchester is up for sale, with or without his super-cool furniture) gives us this hip Links mirror. One is neat on its own but string a few together and, well, its funky wall art. Karim Rashid Links mirror ➤ $239 at Eva Decorating in White Plains

LIGHT ON TIME

This adorable and elegant (it’s a Tiffany, after all) travel alarm can help keep time while traveling light. Only 1.5 inches high, the rhodium, Swiss-made clock is protected by leather slide covers in your choice of pink (shown), brown, or black. ➤ $400 at Tiffany & Co. in White Plains,

 

 

 

 

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Lighten Up

This Currey and Co. Corsica Lantern is very small (only 13 inches round and 21 inhces high) but makes a big impression. With an inlaid mirror and seeded bent glass, this antique-styled lantern is a must. ➤ $759 at Klaff’s in Scarsdale

Vase to Vase

Fill that void on your mantel or end table with this orange and brown glass vase. An original Bo Concept product from Denmark, the vase measures 12.2-inches high and 5.5-inches in diameter. ➤ $198 at Bo Concept in Scarsdale

ICE, ICE, BABY!

Tend bar with a little pizzazz—and put your father’s old-fashioned aluminum ice pail on Craigslist. This contemporary, curvy crystal cooler with handles is only 6.75 inches high—the perfect size for any home wet bar. Happy hour, indeed. ➤ $145 at Tiffany & Co. in White Plains

DROPPING IN

Make a sweeping statement with this flower drop chandelier from Oly. This contemporary piece features chains of thick, dense resin flowers suspended on a heavyweight metal frame, 25 inches in diameter, 37 inches high. Available in amber, blush, clear, frost white, and plum, the chandelier uses four light bulbs, and includes the canopy and three feet of chain. ➤ $2,200 at Lot84 in Mount Kisco

 

Tea Time

Enchanting orchid tea cups, handmade in South Africa by Mustardseed & Moonshine, a Cape Town company founded to celebrate a love of the botanical, “can only make you feel more relaxed,” says home accessories store owner Ned Kelly of Ned Kelly & Company in Piermont, New York. “Orchids and tea time—sounds right to me.” We concur. ➤ $94 (a set) at Ned Kelly & Company in Piermont, NY

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ENTERTAIN IN STYLE

This cubist-style entertainment cabinet in ribbon mahogany with block feet features figured English sycamore veneer door fronts trimmed with polished nickel hardware. The upper pocket doors open to reveal a TV shelf, a DVR/DVD player shelf, and two CD/DVD/VHS storage drawers. The lower doors open to three drawers on the left and two adjustable shelves on the right. The armoire is available in a myriad of finishes. Average price ➤ $9,956 (varies according to finish) at Stickley, Audi & Co. in White Plains

 

VASE VALUE

Give your living space a Mediterranean flair with these sea blue and ocean rust decorative vases. Imported from Portugal, they come in 14-inch and 19.5-inch heights. ➤ $49.95 and $59.95 (matching French hand-painted tablecloths, $79.95-$120) at Melita’s Home Furnishings in Ossining

 

 

NIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE

Entertain in the evenings in style with this sleek, transitional cocktail table from Oly. This heavyweight, 36-inch diameter drum table features a wood base with a metallic silver resin design, evoking industrial and art deco motifs. ➤ $2,200 at Lot84 in Mount Kisco

 

 

Super Bowl

Presentation is everything with this mirrored finish lemonwood nut bowl by Michael Aram. Perfect for nuts, candies, and other bite-size edibles. ➤ $85 at Mano A Mano in Bronxville

 

FLOWER POWER

White and roses—what’s more classic or timeless? This ceramic white vase adorned with roses makes a striking centerpiece on any table. ➤ $75 at Harmony Designs in Mount Vernon

LOVE SEAT

Get your groove on with this “Too Sexy Sadie” pull-up chair from Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams. Featuring a sleek oval back with curved, tapered legs and double-welt trim around the spoon-shaped back, the chair’s seat is comfortably sized with a 19-inch depth and a 20-inch high back. Average price ➤ $1,200 (depending on fabric chosen). Bloomingdale’s in White Plains

 

 

 

GLASS WITH CLASS

Is it any surprise that handbag designer Kate Spade’s tableware products are blessed with lush tones and graphically clear, simple lines? Take, for example, these sleek, stem-less Sag Harbor water glasses with vibrant, vertical ribbons in navy, green, or chocolate. Simple, elegant, and functional. ➤ $50 (for a set of four) at Macy’s in Yonkers, or at Kate Spade in White Plains

 

NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED

Reminiscent of antique “fainting couches,” this alluring chaise makes languor seem downright appealing. Inspired by the works of French art deco designers Jules and Andre Leleu and made with a continuously curved mahogany frame (making it sturdy enough for generations to fall on), this chaise comes in both right- and left-facing versions, and is available in hundreds of fabrics. Average price. ➤ $4,100 (varies according to fabric) at Stickley, Audi & Co. in White Plains

 

RED CHINA 

Furnish your guestroom with this eye-popping red Chinese armoire made of Chinese red lacquer wood. Featuring a butterfly silhouette across its doors, the armoire offers plenty of storage space—inside and on its lower shelf. ➤ $790 at Ethnika Home Décor & Antiques in New Rochelle

BRIGHT IDEA

Enjoy illuminating conversations under the glowing gaze of this Jamie Young Lama Table Lamp. Colored in beautifully contrasting turquoise and tangerine, the base is genuine handcrafted cloisonné. The silk shade, shown here in tangerine silk, is available in turquoise and many other color and fabric options. ➤ $1,240 ($990 for lamp, $250 for shade at Briggs House Antiques in Mamaroneck, Cocobolo in Armonk, Decoration Day in Larchmont, Patdo Light Studio in Port Chester, or online at jamieyoung.com

 

 

PILLOW TALK

Fun, playful, and eye-catching, this pillow filled with feathers and down is encased in cotton and linen. ➤ $300 at Beautifulpillowsandhome.com

CATCH THE WAVE

They may be made of stone (really!), but Ambra tile, sculptural three-dimensional creations, look as delicate and delightful as undulating ocean waves. They can be used both indoors and out. But no matter where they’re installed, they’re sure to elicit lots of “oohs” and “aahs.” Available in lake blue, moss green, or gris and in sizes 12” x 12” and 24” x 24”. ➤ $40 per square foot at Artistic Tile in White Plains

WIPE OUT

Inspired by the world’s finest hotels, the Hotel Collection Borderline 100-percent micro-cotton towels have the clean lines and minimalist design we adore. More proof that less is more. ➤ $10 to $25 at Macy’s in White Plains

 

PITCHER PERFECT

You can just imagine your grandmother serving her homemade iced tea or lemonade from this timeless, cheery, daisy-patterned pitcher. Made from hand-blown, hand-cut crystal, this pitcher holds 76 ounces of your favorite beverage. ➤ $175 at Tiffany & Co. in White Plains

 

 

BRIGHT TOAST

Is it any wonder the Bodum Bistro Toaster won a design award? Love the retro-modern design and, of course, the colors—bold, bright, and intense. And the perforated rubber skin? Ingenious. ➤ $80 at NeimanMarcus.com

 

CURVY STAND

Small TV? Big design. This swiveling stand was designed specifically for small flat-screens. No unsightly cables but a nifty curved spine and swiveling stand for a 20- to 35-inch flat-panel TV. ➤ $579 at Eva Decorating in White Plains

POUNDS SIGN

Face the cold, hard truth in style with this sleek platform scale. Made of tempered safety glass and featuring a large digital display for easy reading, the chrome-accented scale has a capacity of 330 pounds, and comes with long-life lithium batteries, so you can keep re-checking for that precious lost pound to your heart’s content. ➤ $109 at Restoration Hardware in White Plains

 

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