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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. providehome.com


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). lightform.ca


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
routine. antoyukon.com


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). benjaminoswald.ca


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). rootcellar.biz


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. bang-olufsen.com


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). switzercultcreative.com


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. designhouse.com; informinteriors.com; kitinteriorobjects.com


10. Capsule Collection

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


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). mezzalunastudio.ca


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. grshop.com; sslighting.ca


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). livingspace.com; shaunfordandco.com

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