Pittsfield, Mass. – Annie Selke has joined inventive forces with Equipment Kemp, founder and artistic director of Firmdale Accommodations and Equipment Kemp Design Studio, to develop a group that pulls on the pair’s love of journey and textiles.
The gathering evokes the spirit of New York, London and Barbados. Set to preview on the Atlanta Present in January and launch in March, it contains 50 distinctive rugs, dozens of ornamental pillows, bedding, and rug ottomans.
“I’ve all the time traveled a terrific deal for work and determined a very long time in the past that each night time away from house ought to be uplifting and, when doable, inspiring. Equipment Kemp’s motels are the primary motels that made that want come true,” stated Selke, president and chief imaginative and prescient officer of The Annie Selke Corporations.
Drawing from their expertise in designing for motels and different high-traffic areas, the design duo leverage their data to create high-style, high-performance rugs that put on effectively over time.
“We’re recognized for including character and magnificence to interiors to make rooms look magical and sing. The chance to work with Annie Selke provides us an opportunity to create rug collections and way of life merchandise for wherever on this planet you reside,” stated Kemp. “I believe we are able to all do with splash of British eccentricity and magnificence.”
Selke’s rugs and bedding are bought via greater than 6,000 positive retailers worldwide, together with Garnet Hill, Sundance and the posh e-commerce retailer Perigold. In 2016, she launched a direct-to-consumer catalog that reaches hundreds of thousands of customers yearly.
Along with inside design extra, Kemp has often known as a designer of textiles, perfume and homewares in addition to an writer and a champion of British artwork, craft, and sculpture. Following the launch of ShopKitKemp.com, she created an unique collaboration with Bergdorf Goodman in New York that introduced collectively the World of Equipment Kemp together with her collections of furnishings, materials, perfume and residential equipment. This month, see the partnership will develop with the re-design of the shop’s idea restaurant Palette.