Design The Essentials:

Subtle Yet Striking Design

It’s the simplest design that’s often the most sophisticated. A subtly curved vase, filled with a single flower. A delicately-proportioned daybed fit for luxe lounging. Thoughtful technology that’s easy on the eyes and equally easy to use. When united by a strong overall vision, these streamlined elements can create some of the most comforting, serene, and striking interiors out there. One thing we know for certain when it comes to the items and ideas that fill our home — a little restraint goes a long way! So, here we celebrate understated pieces that don’t need to shout to make an impact. Show us a space with a tightly-controlled color palette and well-chosen, subtle, and juxtaposed furnishings and we’ll show you a room that swoons.

Subtle Yet Striking Design
Sculptural Seat

West Elm Rowan Chair

We can just picture ourselves bundling up with a blanket and kicking back on this body-cradling lounge chair.

Hourglass Figure

Anthropologie Betania Side Table

Pure resort vibes — curved, handcarved wood with a raw, weathered finish.

The Nurturer

Nest Thermostat

So beautifully minimal you can barely see it, but you can certainly feel its effects. Nest thermostats keep you comfy while you’re home and turn the temp down when you leave, saving energy and cutting your heating costs.

Modern Classic

OGK Safari Daybed

We’ve long been swooning this versatile Scandinavian stunner.

Let the Light In

Menu “Troll” Hand-Blown Vase

Inspired by a painting depicting a water spirit rising from a dark pond, this glass vase transitions from opaque, intense color at the base to a transparent tint on to

Golden Glow

MirrorCooperative Golden Antiqued Mirror

The antiqued effect, created by hand, makes this surface as much an art piece as it is a mirror.

The Protector

Nest Protect

A smoke alarm with a streamlined design that checks its own batteries and sensors so you don’t have to. How thoughtful (and actually, incredibly important) is that?

On Point

CB2 Mill Coffee Table

Elegant, angular lines and a slender silhouette.

Light Up My Life

Workstead Industrial Pendant Lamp

Barely-there yet statement-making. The adjustable lamp rotates, allowing you to illuminate exactly the areas of your home that could use some brightening up.

Big Softie

West Elm Lush Velvet Pillow Cover

When the weather takes a chilly turn, no home is complete without a touch of lush velvet. It’s definitely a favorite cushy fabric for fall and winter.

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