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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 14

From the Editors of Traditional Home

Peg Woodworking "Fireside" Stool

Brooklyn-based woodworker and designer Kate Casey of Peg Woodworking continues to captivate the sustainable furniture market with her minimalistic yet complex designs. Employing elements of hand joinery, Danish cord weaving, crochet, macramé, and Shaker techniques, Casey bases her work on geometric patterns to create simple, sculptural pieces including the “Fireside” stool, which is made of solid braid cotton cord and solid oak frame with bridle and lap joint detailing. In cases like this, less is always more.

Dana Gibson "Croc" Lamps


Decorative accents artist and designer Dana Gibson continues to impress with the introduction of her “Croc” lamp. Available in blue, green, and pink, and with the choice of white or black shade, these gold-trimmed and gold-footed exotic beauties pack a punch of whimsical panache.

Kassatex “Rattan” Accessories


Simple and classic, yet far from unassuming, Kassatex’s “Rattan” accessories collection infuses sophistication into your bathroom decor. Crafted from fine porcelain, the collection features a contemporary woven design that adds subtle visual interest to your bath.

Lori Weitzner Stationery Collection with Papyrus

Next time you’re in need of a greeting card, skip the big-name drugstore aisle and opt for a small artisanal work. Known for her dimensional effects, designer Lori Weitzner (who has an eponymous textile and wallcovering line) has collaborated with maven stationer Papyrus to offer a collection of visually intriguing note cards. Drawing on Weitzner's unique embroidery roots, the collection of specialty cards includes glass beading, colored yarns, and silver and gold foil. 

Clara Kasavina Napkin Rings

Dazzle your dinner guests with glittering napkin rings from Clara Kasavina. The Swarovksi crystal-encrusted napkin rings are handmade in New York by artists Clara Kasavina and her husband, Misha Berger. The couple also designs and makes exquisite evening handbags and costume jewelry.