Planet-saving green furniture lines are popping up left and right, but let’s tell you about one of our favorites:
Selamat Designs is a wife and husband owned natural materials company based in San Francisco. The design EVERYTHING in house and manufacture where the materials and expertise are grown. They truly care about the growth of the materials, harvesting, manufacturing, finishing, packaging, and product life. Look for the Selamat you will see it in unexpected places, where practicality meets green and gorgeous!
The team at Selamat offers a unique and flexible array of services. Draw from their in-stock, contract-quality furniture collection if your deadline is tight, or work directly with designers to develop a completely customized solution.
Now that we have covered the details, on to the pretty pictures… Here is the latest addition to the widely popular Tangiers Collection. Made from Zinc and grey washed plantation grown Mindi, one of the three managed wood resources in Indonesia, this Moorish styled headboard makes a modern statement in a natural way.
The Deco lighting, inspired by humid breezes, comes in natural and white and lights up a room in all the right ways. Made of rattan core, all of Selamat’s light fixtures come with UL listing.
Here is the ever popular Soren Ventura Lounge Chair, made of sustainable teak. This piece is right at home with Scandanavian designs of the 1950s and 60s.
Selamat works with architects, designers, and developers on interior design projects in the hospitality, corporate, institutional, retail, and residential sectors. Building on the success of their stocked retail furniture collection, they also provide in-house design and manufacturing solutions for application at any scale.
When we design a room, we want our clients to clearly spot our hand in the design. If you’re a detail-oriented person (control freak) like us, then there are few things better than custom furniture lines that put their factory at your fingertips. You design it–someone else makes it. Done. Amazing. After experimenting with a handful of custom upholstery lines, we found our absolute favorite: Bassett
Their custom design program offers a variety of sizes, colors, and finishes–all made to order right here in the USA, and ready in 30 days! The custom colors program offers palettes for bedroom, occasional, and youth–which make the process even more convenient. You can choose from over 650 fabrics and leather to build your own sofa, sectional, chair, ottoman, bed, and pillow.
Here’s a peek at model home staged by designer Deanna Dickinson, Director of Design at Ultimate Builder Services (and fellow Design Camper!) using Bassett:
The HGTV Home Furniture Collection is also made by Bassett and includes bedroom dining, occasional, accents and its own custom upholstery program that we’ve been dying to try out! We love the modernity, coziness, and bold colors of all their furniture that takes simple pieces and turns them into statement pieces. We’re so excited to see what they have in store for us in Vegas! They’ve even been kind enough to GIVE AWAY one of these awesome “You Design It-We Make It” accent chairs at Design Camp 2014!
Since we’re getting ready for Design Camp in Las Vegas, we’re looking for glamour. The lacquer and gold leaf iron finishes from Worlds Away caught our eye. Gaining life as an import company that revitalized the “painted tole” look; Worlds Away pushes design boundaries by pampering every room. Worlds Away products have a variety is awesome finishes which make it easy mix and match with any style. Worlds away designers draw inspiration from every area specifically looking to Mid-century, Regency, Modern, and transitional styles.
Recently inspired by all things brass, Worlds Away designers suggest some of their favorite pieces like the Foley and Charlotte lamps–We couldn’t agree more! Their unique flair is the perfect addition of light and color to any interior.
Today, Worlds Away is constantly growing and expanding in various areas. They recently added a permanent showroom at High Point and a new sector specifically for hospitality design are both further proof of their longevity and innovation. Worlds Away continues to create furniture and accessories pieces that are timeless and elegant.
Everyone loves some contemporary, clean-lined furniture. It can really lighten up a room. From modern stainless and chrome to rustic, reclaimed wood blocks, we’re discovering new ways to maintain a clean, updated look without being too sterile. And I think we’ve found it!
One of our old favorites, Star International, recently developed a TRANSITIONAL side: Orient Express Furniture. We were blown away by its classic elegance! Orient’s line consists of a multitude of furniture options in dark and light woods, sophisticated fabrics, and small details like button-tufting and nail head trim. Together, Star and Orient create a unique compilation of two very different looks, servicing a variety of tastes. There really is something for everyone–they’ve even expanded across both American coasts!
And as an added bonus for Designers: The company recently added a DESIGNER CARE PROGRAM that is fully dedicated to servicing Trade Customers. This team is willing and ready to take orders, answer questions and set up delivery so that you can complete your projects in a timely fashion.
Orient Express and Star International also boast of SPECIAL ORDER PROGRAMS for their upholstered sofas, sectionals, and sofa chairs. Orient offersmultiple stylish sets of frames to cover in your choice of over twenty different fabrics and leathers. Plus, with mixing and matching nail head finishes, there are endless design possibilities. Who doesn’t love customizable options? We could kill hours browsing through all of the upholstery options on Star’s website.
Of course, we know the power of great accessories but we don’t always know how to find them. As we travel from Market to Market, browse and wander through isles and buildings of vendors, we have compiled the names of the top sellers that we’re delighted to share with you.
Leftbank Art has the most incredible line of hand painted art from the top artisans. But what will surprise you more are the price points and gorgeous framing choices. From contemporary to nature, you will find the perfect art accessory.
Mirror Image Home offers such a wide range of mirrors. Classic styles to designs from famed designers like Bunny WIlliams and Michael Smith. Wall decor items to spruce up any space and even custom mirrors for the perfect fit.
Interlude Home has those cool items to finish off any room. From table top boxes. trays and decor to funky accent tables. They are not ones to miss at Market!
Selamat Designs cannot be beat when it comes to wovens, rattans, and outdoor. They are branching out to the accessory world and we are responding! We love the leather and table top storage.
Go Home Ltd. has every style covered. For the look-perfecting pieces for every room, you have to register today, and browse their site. Vintage bottles, books, crates, and lighting make your shopping easy.
We cannot wait to see what market has in store for us this summer. Camp with us and join our showroom tour! We will play an #InstaHunt game to win prizes from some of these fantastic showrooms.