Design Objects Inspired by the Fall 2014 Collections of Céline
Avian design elements help interiors take flight
1. Part of Schumacher’s Nest collection, the Caumsett in Sable is crafted by hand using humanely gathered feathers. Through Duralee (T), SFDC, 415-861-8111.
2. Trove’s Alar textile helps transform any room into an aerie. Printed on linen and available in six colors, the black and white version is right on trend. Through De Sousa Hughes (T), 415-636-6883.
3. San Francisco artist Nick Dong handcrafts each exquisite Eclipse light by assembling and soldering 318 puzzle-like copper parts, creating a flock of geometries. Turtle & Hare, 510-747-9877.
4. Made entirely by hand, the individual “feathers” of Soane’s Owl pendant light are sculpted and fitted to evoke a charmingly plump feathered friend. Soane, 415-590-3260.
5. Designed and handcrafted in San Francisco by Box Clever and Council, the Poise bench is the perfect modern perch. Council, 415-550-1750
6. Finished in traditional brown and antique gold, Ironware International’s dainty Rita sconce is handcrafted in France, and light as a feather at 1.5 pounds. Through Sloan Miyasato (T), SFDC, 415-431-1465.
A version of this article appeared in the September 2014 issue of San Francisco & Gardens with the headline: Feathered Nest.