Sister Parish Tiles, Carolyn Roehm & More!
The latest buzz-worthy design news happening in Connecticut.
MIDWEST MEETS MODERN
Pren, a new furniture collection from two iconic Minnesota–based brands— Cambria and Room & Board—combines domestically sourced walnut and white-oak furniture with Cambria quartz surfacing. The versatile pieces include dining tables, desks, consoles and coffee tables, finished with modern rounded corners in a choice of three Cambria quartz styles: Brittanicca, Brittanicca Gold and Mersey. “This is a classic pairing of like-minded brands joining together to achieve something beautiful, lasting and highly adaptable,” says Mackenzie Weldon, VP of corporate partnerships for Cambria. Available through Room & Board, NYC, 212-204-7384, roomandboard.com, cambriausa.com.
TRIED AND TRUE
Country Floors and Sister Parish Design have joined forces for an exclusive tile collection. Tapping into the graphic designs of decorator Albert Hadley, the tiles showcase his original take on color and composition in six patterns and four coordinating field colors. “The ceramic collection allows interior designers to experiment with tried and true patterns through a new medium and application,” says Sister Parish Design Creative Director Eliza Crater. Available through Country Floors, 15 East 16th St., NYC, 212-627-8300, countryfloors.com, sisterparishdesign.com.
Fayette Studio, located in Greenwich, has launched its first capsule rug collection in partnership with Miami–based Art + Loom. The bespoke collection of original hand-knotted rugs is offered in four designs—Vibration, Watercolor Dot, Drifting Wings and Etchings—that are fully customizable in size, color and material. Fayette Studio’s Kyra Schulhof says, “We realized that a collaboration would yield beautiful rugs comprised of our combined knowledge of quality material, techniques and the best craftsmanship.” 28 Bruce Park Ave., Greenwich, 203-769-1617, fayettestudio.com, artandloom.com.
CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
Combining her two great loves—dogs and design—Carolyne Roehm introduces the Birds & the Bees, an 18-piece jewelry collection with renowned jewelry atelier Ciner. Proceeds will go directly to the designer’s philanthropic initiative, Going to the Dogs, benefitting dog and cat shelters across the U.S. “I got tremendous joy in reinterpreting Ciner’s midcentury castings into a distinct collection, including bracelets, cuffs, necklaces, earrings, belts and a pin,” says Roehm. Each piece is made to order and produced by hand using fine materials, including 18K gold plating, Swarovski crystals, pewter and brass. carolyneroehm.com.
Introducing its first home textile collection of pillows and throws, Ethnicraft’s Refined Layers hit the market in February. Inspired by her love of texture and nature, designer Dawn Sweitzer used a warm palette of soft whites and grays woven in natural fibers of cotton, wool and Belgian linen. “I wanted to achieve a sense of balance between a modern, uncluttered style and my own bohemian and refined influences,” notes Sweitzer. Available through ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway, NYC, 212-473-3000, abchome.com.