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The Abstrakt Mona tables feature graphics by British print designer Jonathan Lawes, who created these geometric graphics especially for the relatively new Spanish firm Diabla.
Inspired by retro ’70s interiors, Kartell has planted a flower garden this season, and its all-new floral fabric collection is blossoming. The Sanderson-esque fabrics have been selected to upholster some of the brand’s classic chairs. Pick from Patricia Urquiola’s Clap and Foliage, among others.
These floral wallpaper patterns from Instabilelab allow you to enjoy the joys of spring and summer, even when indoors. The Rio Grande collection, with its exotic Amazonian birds and flowers, whisks you away to the jungle…
During Salone del Mobile, Spanish firm Loewe presented ‘Loewe Baskets’, an exhibition of specially commissioned exclusive objects d’art that supports the firm’s commitment to promoting handcraft. The collection also featured hand-quilting and calligraphy and has now been complemented with a limited- edition artists’ series of leather bags and accessories.
During Salone del Mobile, Spanish firm Loewe presented ‘Loewe Baskets’, an exhibition of specially commissioned exclusive objects d’art that supports the firm’s commitment to promoting handcraft. The collection also featured hand-quilting and calligraphy and has now been complemented with a limited- edition artists’ series of leather bags and accessories.
Set your table and enjoy your favourite summer salads and treats on these vivid dishes from Reichenbach. The Colour collection, whether plain or striped, creates a holiday atmosphere – mix and match and enjoy long lazy lunches…
Dedon’s The Others, anthropomorphic hand-woven lanterns designed by Stephen Burks, are sculptural and sophisticated outdoor artworks. Stacked like totem poles, they can be accessorised with a pair of acrylic eyes, making them look like whimsical little characters…

As the holiday mood sets in and the temperatures soar in the Gulf, there’s no better time than now to time to think about lazy summer days in much cooler climes.

Inspired by some of the many new products launched at Salone del Mobile and Maison et Objet, this compilation has been curated to put you in the mood for summer and to inspire creations for our end-of-year months…