Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: Blurred Lines

Design Objects: Tye Dye

1. Designed by Ulrica Hydman-Vallien for Swedish glass company Kosta Boda, the Mine dinnerware line will put a lively spin on even the dullest dinner party. $45 per dinner plate, at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave., NYC, 212-705-2000,

2. The familiar feel of washed denim is brought to light with the Soft Power lamp from Diesel’s line for Foscarini. Finished off with double stitching, the printed cotton resembles veined marble. $604, at Foscarini, 17 Greene St., NYC, 212-257-4412,

3. This sky-blue tie-dyed canvas catchall box from Jamie Young makes an ordinary object look like an extraordinary keepsake. $120, at Mecox, 962 Lexington Ave., NYC, 212-249-5301,

4. The Contemplation I rug from Tai Ping’s Chroma collection is made from subtly faded semi-worsted wool and flax, inspired by the Asian art of applying washes of diluted paint
on paper. Available to the trade at Tai Ping, 860 Broadway, NYC, 212-979-2233, 

5. Kick off spring while relaxing on a chaise from Holly Hunt’s new Banyan collection for Link Outdoor. With a base of teak and cushions covered in a mandarin orange ombré outdoor fabric, it’s got a place in the sun. Available to the trade at Hines & Company, 979 Third Ave., NYC, 212-754-5880,

A version of this article appeared in the May/June 2014 issue of New York Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Blured Lines.