HIGH POINT, N.C. —In launching her second furnishings assortment with Chelsea Home this spring, designer Kristi Nelson channeled the smooth Italian glamour of the 60’s and 70’s and combined in a little bit French bohemian stylish.
The brand new assortment of furnishings, lighting and equipment that debuted at Excessive Level Market final month focuses on luxurious supplies mixed with minimalist types, matte and polished finishes and daring graphic particulars.
“Launch after launch, Kristi continues to astound along with her surprising designs and artisan spirit, most notably in her up to date method to pure cane, polished brass, and various glass typologies,” stated Chelsea Home President Pam Cain.
The designer continues to be drawn to lodge design legacies. Her fall assortment featured a mirror impressed by the Connaught Resort in London, and through the spring version that wrapped up final week, the JK Place Lodges in Paris and Rome made an look in spirit by means of the Grenelle middle desk and Luna sculptures.
The elegant desk is characterised by its marble high on a base crafted out of matte brass and blackened wooden, clear traces and elongated kind.
“Grenelle isn’t dedicated to a single period. Simply understated sophistication,” stated Nelson.
The Trousdale lighting sequence encompasses graphic black and white Lucite lamps with brass particulars and a 3rd model in a wealthy wooden physique that includes polished brass and nickel accents. The geometric particulars and pop-art playfulness of those items, in addition to the black and gold Cabochan Wall Mirror, allude to the work of famend Italian jewellery maker Angela Caputi; a retro-like amalgamation of previous and up to date.
The Paris Bench occasional desk options pure caning, brass detailing on the corners, a glass high, curved legs and capped ft, and is accessible in two matte finishes: black and white. It’s meant to be bought as multiples and grouped collectively to create a mess of cocktail desk configurations.
Extra items from Nelson will debut at Excessive Level Market in October.
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