Whether undertaking a total renovation or just sprucing up a space for the season, an artful touch always finishes the job. Here, design expert Margaret Russell curates 20 of the best new design products that offer perfect solutions for every room. From a superchic Smeg range, designed in collaboration with Dolce & Gabbana, to a sculptural cable-hung pendant by Hubbardton Forge, these items provide inspiration in spades.
A version of this article first appeared in print in our 2018 Summer Issue under the headline The Artful Home. Subscribe to the magazine.
The Maioliche range, the latest iteration of fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana’s kicky collaboration with Smeg,will arrive Stateside next year. In a classic majolica pattern, the 36" gas stove, with five burners and two cooking modes, is from the fashion brand’s Sicily Is My Love collection—its third with SMEG—and includes a range and hood, a refrigerator, and an assortment of small appliances.
Photo: Courtesy of Smeg
These samples of grooved papier-mâché wall panels from Atelier Courbet are just one of several innovative wall coverings created from recycled paper by paper factor. Prices start at $44 per square foot.
Photo: Joshua McHugh
The Large Hanging Pagoda Lantern, handmade by Charles Edwards in nickel-finished brass with Duck Egg Blue paint, is nearly 3' tall and 2' deep.
Photo: Courtesy of Charles Edwards
This Morotai wall covering, from the Trancoso collection by Élitis features panels of 12"-square tiles of meticulously cut shells; to the trade.
Photo: Courtesy of Élitis
Gaggenau’s Vario 400 series gas cooktop features five multi-ring burners, including one for a wok, and electronic flame monitoring; $5,799.
Photo: Courtesy of Gaggenau
Candlelit Governor Pool House lanterns are handcrafted by Bevolo in a copper or stainless-steel finish. In three sizes, they start at $400.