Design The Essentials:

10 Essentials: method Urban Metallics

Photography by Sarah Elliott

In partnership with Method Home

Our collective metal obsession began with brass and gold, hues so in demand and ubiquitous that many now consider them the “new neutrals.” From copper to pewter to rose gold—and then some—our tastes have expanded to embrace so many shiny surfaces. It’s clear metallics as a whole are having a moment, especially when they’re mixed. In homage to this reflective movement, we’ve joined forces with method to highlight their latest luminous soap, the Urban Metallics Limited Edition Collection.

It’s true what they say: boldness and confidence really are seductive! Gilded tones have made their mark on everything from furniture and decor to unexpected architectural elements like kitchen backsplashes and shingled roofs, and we’re utterly taken by the trend. Clad in copper, nickel, pewter and brass, method’s prismatic patterned soaps are the latest objects of our sheen-loving obsession.

Here we go—and stay tuned for another installment soon, in which we’ll share all the styling tips we developed while having an absolute field day with these gleaming method stars. SHINE ON, swooners!

10 Essentials: method Urban Metallics
10 Essentials: method Urban Metallics
Luxurious Metallics

They’re the new neutrals for the home. Artfully mixed metallic finishes express a “no-rules” approach to home décor. Let their lovely variation shine, literally, against any backdrop. For balance, cool metal tones beg to be paired with the warmth of wood. High sheen can be toned down with aged, time-worn finishes. As creative uses abound, the trend only seems to be accelerating. The possibilities are endless…


10 Essentials: method Urban Metallics

Mixed Metals

All About the Mix

KitchenAid Copper Metallic Series Stand Mixer

Here’s a fully functional showpiece to keep permanently perched on your kitchen counter.


Elevate Your Arrangement

Copper and Brass Louise Vases

To let even the simplest bouquet or branches shine.

Sensuous Shape

Georg Jensen HK Pitcher in Polished Steel

Nothing brings the drama like the elegant, exaggerated forms of Georg Jensen hollowware.

Brass Base

Anthropologie Heatherly Sofa>

A sumptuous curved leather sofa, customizable in tens of colorways, is offset by bright, bold contrasting brass legs.

Countertop Gem

method Urban Metallics Limited Edition golden citrus gel hand wash

Some of the prettiest soap we ever did see. method’s Urban Metallic Limited Edition Eollection is both a sublime-smelling soap and a sink accessory.

Feels So Rite

Apparatus Studio Censer

A luxurious, imposing brass dome incense burner inspired by ancient rites.

Liquid Copper

Ulla Johnson Donna Dress

Copper crinkled silk lamé and a strong, feminine silhouette make this one show-stopping frock.

Fine Form

Lulu & Georgia Theo Side Table

Thanks to their streamlined shape, these sexy side tables, (offered in a variety of colors) manage to be both metallic and understated.

Sweet Dreams

West Elm Stella Metal Bed

This slender, blissful bed comes in brass or rose gold.

Pump It Up

method Urban Metallics Limited Edition cool lavender foaming hand wash

Foaming hand wash fans, raise your hand! Each of method’s metal-inspired stunners are available for you, too.

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