Fun Shopping Finds For A Hit Of The Unexpected
Want to add character and whimsy to your home? Incorporate one of these playful pieces — from quirky textiles to patterned wallpaper.
Cotton; linen. 20″ sq. $83 USD. At Chloe & Olive.
Watercolour patterns turn walls into abstract art. This bold, painterly mural from Anewall is offered in green, blue or grey.
150″ w. x 108″ h., $389 USD. At Anewall.
Teapot, $110; sugar bowl, $45. At Saudade.
Give your space a global feel with a mod rug. Each made-to-order rug is artfully designed in Brooklyn and handwoven in colourful cotton and wool by artisans in northern India.
Wool; cotton. From approx. $117/2′ x 3′ to $2,447/9′ x 12′. Through Aelfie.
Illustrated Set, 2010. 30″ w. x 40″ h. Through Artspace.
Fringe is back! Embrace the trend with a bright ottoman that serves double-duty as both a hit of colour and a seat.
16.5″ diam. x 18.5″ h. Through Peaks & Rafters.
Keep your change in this modern alternative to the cute, round piggy banks we’ve come to know.
Designed by Harry Allen. Resin; marble. 10″ h. x 18″ w. x 5.25″ d. $220 USD. At Areaware.
Bring out your vinyl records from the attic and set them out to play at your next party on a console with a vibrant turntable.
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Turntable. 8.6″ carbon tonearm. $579. At Bay Bloor Radio.
“The Keith Haring tile is great as an original way of doing geometric pattern,” says London fashion and furniture designer Tracey Boyd. “Graffiti art is pretty on-trend, so this would work well with monochromatic room schemes.”