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SUMMER STYLES AND TRENDS: Earth Tones

Home Accents Today Exclusive Summer Markets Sketchbook

Elements of nature come together with effortless grace, flourishing in a cool, concerted garden of earthly delights.
Elements of nature come together with effortless grace, flourishing in a cool, concerted garden of earthly delights. Key motifs include branches, vines and faux bois, rendered in everything from steel to silk, offset by natural horn and bamboo. The mostly neutral palette gives a nod to water with shimmering sea greens and blues, flowing to a serenely seductive conclusion. — Tracy Bulla

Napa Home & Garden debuts a new collection of faux bois furniture, including the curvilinear Grotto Chinoiserie bench ($2,800).

Napa Home & Garden debuts a new collection of faux bois furniture, including the curvilinear Grotto Chinoiserie bench ($2,800).


Voluspa founder Traci Arntsen and Chef James Boyce collaborated on organic apricot wax candles, housed in ultra-chic, sustainable Paulownia wood boxes with recyclable paper wrap ($29). Buffalo horn accentuates hand-hammered steel in Mary Jurek’s new pitcher and tray designs, juxtaposing earthy against modern ($285 to $340).

Voluspa founder Traci Arntsen and Chef James Boyce collaborated on organic apricot wax candles, housed in ultra-chic, sustainable Paulownia wood boxes with recyclable paper wrap ($29).

Buffalo horn accentuates hand-hammered steel in Mary Jurek’s new pitcher and tray designs, juxtaposing earthy against modern ($285 to $340).
Vintage Japanese obi remnants pair with luminous velvet in Kevin O’Brien Studio’s faux-bois inspired pillows ($104 to $221).

Vintage Japanese obi remnants pair with luminous velvet in Kevin O’Brien Studio’s faux-bois inspired pillows ($104 to $221).


From the Nature’s Footprint Collection by Ibolili, the streamlined bamboo armoire showcases a soothing white wash finish ($995). Forged ironwork fuses with natural elements in Progress Lighting’s hand-crafted pendant, featuring a cased glass topaz shade ($315).

From the Nature’s Footprint Collection by Ibolili, the streamlined bamboo armoire showcases a soothing white wash finish ($995).

Forged ironwork fuses with natural elements in Progress Lighting’s hand-crafted pendant, featuring a cased glass topaz shade ($315).


Part of Thom Filicia’s Topography Collection for Safavieh, the Niagara rug re-envisions the earth viewed from afar in hand-tufted New Zealand wool ($825, 5x8). Napa Home & Garden’s sinuous aluminum branch candelabras complement the woodland theme perfectly ($138, set of two).

Part of Thom Filicia’s Topography Collection for Safavieh, the Niagara rug re-envisions the earth viewed from afar in hand-tufted New Zealand wool ($825, 5x8).

Napa Home & Garden’s sinuous aluminum branch candelabras complement the woodland theme perfectly ($138, set of two).


Barka traces tree-like texture with serene splendor in Amity Home’s airy quilt, offered in ivory, khaki, sage and brown ($195, queen).

Barka traces tree-like texture with serene splendor in Amity Home’s airy quilt, offered in ivory, khaki, sage and brown ($195, queen).


All prices are suggested retail.

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