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Picks of the week

Some of the best—and most fun—new products our editors are seeing the week of March 7

From the Editors of Traditional Home

Bunny Williams for Julia B. Linens


When seasoned interior designer Bunny Williams and hostess-entrepreneur Julia Berger of couture linen line Julia B. join forces, you know something exceptional is in the works. Known for their love of tradition, the two have come together to create a refined and sophisticated bedding collection of three patterns including “Annabelle,” “Cleopatra,” and “Elizabeth.” Each design is made from the finest Italian cotton percale and linen with hand embroidery and appliqué and is available in a number of colors.

Rule of Three Hand-Marbled Pillows

For founder Paige Cleveland, there are (appropriately) three elements that make up her company’s DNA: color, pattern, and surface. Using materials like silk, Belgian linen, and cotton, Rule of Three melds contemporary art and fashion with ancient printmaking techniques to create its bespoke designs. And to achieve its earth-tone palette, each piece is hand-marbled using natural dyes.

DXV by American Standard "Pop" Vessel Sinks

Geometry class might have been a tad boring but we love the circles and squares DXV by American Standard is making with their stylish vessel sinks. Appropriately called the “Pop Round Vessel” and “Pop Square Vessel,” the sinks in canvas white, mother of pearl, and chenille gray will pop in a modern or traditional space. And if you remember your geometry, you can even figure the round sink’s circumference. (2 p r) 

Turnstyle Design Bamboo Barrel 

Using classic materials to create contemporary designs, British brand Turnstyle Designs has been offering handsome and elegant hardware for more than twenty years. Made of black bronze, fine antique brass, and Amalfine—a composite unique to Turnstyle—the Bamboo Barrel has been catching eyes and turning heads. And with options of choosing from a variety of other finishes, there’s nothing hard knocks about it. 

Patrick Cain Designs "Oakland" Table

Combining his rural roots and engineering background with the modern, industrial setting of Los Angeles, furniture designer Patrick Cain harmoniously melds contemporary design with the natural world. Since 2013, Cain and his design team have been scouring the city of L.A., their urban jungle and hunting ground, for natural and repurposed materials like metal, salvaged wood, and concrete to craft environmentally sustainable furniture including the “Oakland” side table

Artistic Tile

Constellation: A night sky popping with stars inspired “Constellation” from Artistic Tile. The delicate star’s rays are cut from contrasting stones that radiate against a smooth natural stone background. 

Siam: This shimmering metallic tile design from Artistic Tile is called “Siam,” but the art-deco leaf motif makes us think of fanning palms and Cleopatra.  A centuries-old etching technique is used to create a lightly textured surface that begs to be touched. 

Lumina:  “Lumina” from Artistic Tile’s Grand Tour Collection is reminiscent of painted sunbeams in Renaissance artwork. The lustrous tiles are just as artistic. Stone tiles are wrapped in silver metal and then hand hammered to create the luxurious pattern.