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13 Stunning (New!) Home Accessories We’ve Gotta Have

Stylish sound systems, stunning outdoor furniture and show-stopping lighting.

1. A Good Yarn

Sien and Co. cushions (from $295) are made from organic, ethically sourced alpaca or sheep’s wool from South America and are woven by hand to luxurious, tactile effect.

2. Throwing Shade

Now available at LightForm, Quebec-based Luminaire Authentik creates classically informed lighting with customizable components that come in dozens of colours. Our pick: the versatile Compton wall sconce ($350).

3. Raising the Bar

Small-batch-made in Whitehorse with locally sourced botanicals and wrapped in artwork by Powell River-based artist Meghan Hildebrand, Anto Yukon soaps ($10) elevate the morning bathroom

4. Slight of Hand

Citing Picasso and Henry Moore as influences, Benjamin Oswald casts porcelain into graceful vessels with interiors glazed the colour of prairie skies ($35 to $60).

5. Daily Grind

At the Root Cellar, a design collective in Winnipeg, local artisans produce a thoughtful inventory of timeless household goods. In regular rotation: Karen Hare’s low-profile mortar and pestle in curly maple ($110).

6. High Volume

In an increasingly crowded marketplace, Bang and Olufsen has added Beoplay M3 ($399), a multi-room wireless speaker in the spirit, style and quality of its popular M5 system, but at a more accessible price point.

7. Into the Woods

Now available at SwitzerCultCreative, Jay Miron’s furniture line emphasizes sculptural form, exquisite joinery and solid-wood construction—as seen with this oval Franklin dining table in walnut ($9,145).

8. The Still Life

Memoir meets catalogue in Apples, etc. (Figure 1 Publishing, $23), a new book by B.C. visual artist Gathie Falk about her decades-long work venerating everyday objects and scenes. Booksellers across the West

9. Modern Classic

Launched in 1964, Iittala’s Kastehelmi series references dewdrops in its raised pattern. New for 2018: a centrepiece vase ($75) for small spare bouquets.;;

10. Capsule Collection

The Manhattan series of trays ($30 to $75) offers a sleek organization system for hallway consoles, dressers and desks.

11. Fresh Greens

New stationery from Mezzaluna Studio’s Vikki Wiercinski, our reigning Maker of the Year, sees a fresh palette of lavender, ochre and spruce on her familiar mid-century-influenced motifs (notecards, $5; calendars, $24).

12. Sun Spot

Destined to be imitated, LZF’s show-stopping Dandelion suspension lamp ($14,000) comprises a series of wood veneer florets and comes in 11 brilliant colours.;

Take It Outside

Minotti’s Colette outdoor armchair (from $8,359) is a stunning merger of powder coated metal and braided polypropylene fibre. Available in four colours (shown in rust).;


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