Decorating & Design
February 1, 2010
New Picks From Pier 1
Hey everybody, Pier 1 has just released some fantastic products for the upcoming season! I’m especially loving a few of the items in the 2010 line up, so check ‘em out!
First a fresh and modern take on the wing chair. I’m digging the simple, nature-inspired print and soothing colourway. Annie Wing Back Chair, $350.
Perfect for sectioning off a large space (think modern, open-concept homes), I would recommend buying this handsome screen in pairs. You could use them to flank each side of a room, or use them side by side for a well-proportioned room divider. I could see Vicente Wolf or Thomas O’Brien being into this. Parque Screen, $350.
Another very pretty chair. Soft greens and blues and an old-fashioned charming print beckon me to curl up. Try a pair of these chairs opposite a sofa or on an angle in your bay window. They would look smashing on a jute carpet. Larkspur Armchair, $650.
If you’re not ready to commit to patterned upholstery, add a splash of fresh colour via this expensive-looking cushion! This global print is right on trend and would wake up any traditional interior with its zingy burst of green. Tossed on a neutral sofa, it would do the same trick as a bowl of fresh green apples. Trust me, you can’t do much better for under fifty bucks! Green Chenille Damask Pillow, $45.
Next are a pair of luscious lacquered lanterns. These puppies are classic with their Chinese lacquer finish and would be so wonderful marching up a set of porch stairs. Bring them inside and use a pair on a mantle or buffet. Red Square Metal Lanterns, $15 (small), $40 (large).
Finally a fun beach chair! I know, it was snowing this weekend, but you’ve gotta buy garden furniture in the dead of winter! The sooner we accept this, the less frustrated we will be as shoppers come spring. Of course, this chair would be perfect sunk into some sand, and collapses for easy transport, but I think it could be a fun addition to a kids room, don’t you think? Sling Armchair in Red, $120.
Head down to Pier 1, people, for a fresh and cheerful 2010!
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