Tracy Bulla -- Home Accents Today, September 1, 2011
Inspired by traditional kimono designs, accents for the home get a glamorous, contemporary tweak. Dramatic, bloom-laden prints borrow from antique Japanese textiles, blending the past and the future in sumptuous style.
Gorgeous florals bloom profusely against a backdrop of scarlet porcelain in Tozai Home's stunning Meiping jar.
Part of a Moroso research project into accessories and decoration, the Ukiyo tables meld the modern and the traditional with lightweight steel wire structures topped with vibrant kimono fabrics pressed with resin.
Bold, graphic chrysanthemums embellish Palecek's elegant kimono wall décor for a crisp, contemporary feel.
Lush, overscale blossoms imbue Peking Handicraft's Trina Turk embroidered pillow with exotic inspiration, offered in purple, green, blue and pink ($140).
An inlaid mother-of-pearl chrysanthemum ornaments the dramatic design of J. Robert Scott's high-polish lacquered Andromeda chair.
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