From the warm undertones of a copper pendant to a patterned textile's vivacious colorways, this week's collection of products demonstrates that a single gesture can add a spark of life to any interior. A cloud made for the indoors? We want to float away.
Wall planes become three-dimensional with Profile, a modular surface system from 3form. The system of 4'-by-8' panels or 4"-by-15-1/2" tiles has four geometrical contours and 18 finishes to choose from. They can also be painted on site. The panels can be edge-matched horizontally and vertically, while the tiles can be integrated with the company’s Chroma tiles. 3-form.com
Ceiling Clouds, Seeyond Architectural Solutions
These decorative ceiling clouds by Seeyond Architectural Solutions were designed with its proprietary specification tool Tess, which coordinates the clouds’ design, manufacturing, and installation processes. Made with a strong cellular resin that weighs 1 pound per square foot, the clouds are installed in modules and use hidden hardware. seeyond.com
Pixels Wall Mounted Panels, USG Corp.
Why constrain artwork to a rectangle or square? Pixels Wall Mounted Panels from USG Corp. allow designers to create custom-size murals in modular shapes using photographs, brand logos, or simple geometries. Backlight the panels with LED light for a glowing effect. Pixels uses USG’s Celebration Panels, which contain up to 90% recycled aluminum, and its Donn Fineline Suspension System. usg.com
Orient Pendant, Lightyears
Part of the Danish design boom of the 1960s, this pendant from Lightyears was originally created for Fog & Morup 50 years ago. Consisting of a copper body and a rosewood top, the fixture is crowned with 24 slits for light permeation. The 370mm-tall pendant comes in diameters of 225mm and 340mm. Both use a 75W E27 lamp and will be available this August. lightyears.dk
Alejandro Cardenas collection, KnollTextiles
Newcomer Brooklyn-based textile and eyewear designer Alejandro Cardenas drew from a wide range of sources for his collection of three upholstery designs for KnollTextiles. Glider is intended to recreate the sensation of gliding over a landscape, while Soon is a nod to a song by one of Cardenas’ favorite bands, My Bloody Valentine. Finally, Biscayne (shown) was inspired by the tropical vegetation of Key Biscayne, Fla. Soon is digitally printed on cotton sateen and comes in four colorways. Glider and Biscayne, which are made with a blend of cotton, polyester, and nylon, are woven stateside and come in eight colorways. knolltextiles.com
Marble is beautiful, but it can be fragile and prone to staining. Virtue, a porcelain tile from Crossville, serves as an alternative, blending the look of well-known marbles Carrara, Calacatta, and Statuario. The porcelain tile comes in unpolished and satin finishes, and in modular field sizes from 3"-by-6" to 24" square, and two mosaic sizes: 2" and 3" square. Trim options include chair rail, crown molding, base molding, single bullnose, cove base, and inside and outside corners. crossvilleinc.com