The Hottest Interior Design Brands You Haven’t Heard of Yet
When it comes to interior design, discovering new and exciting brands can be a thrilling experience. Maison and Tavola's boutique showroom is a treasure trove of global designers that offer exceptional craftsmanship, unique designs, and timeless elegance. In this blog post, we will highlight 10 of these designers and delve into what makes them special, their notable products, and provide recommendations from their collections. Let's explore these hidden gems of the interior design world!
Remember in Friends when Phoebe was devastated to find that her and Rachel's supposedly "unique" apartment was a Pottery Barn clone? Don't let your "apothecary table," so to speak, fall prey to the Pottery Barn trap. Shop these classic, unique, largely undiscovered artisans to bring your interiors to life. (And for those who don't get the Friends reference, no worries -- you'll be up on the new interior design brands before you can say "Does Ross marry Rachel?")
Match pewter is handmade in northern Italy, in family-owned workshops, by artisans who have honed their craft using methods gleaned over many generations. In their skilled hands, this understated yet luxurious material is fashioned into modern heirlooms that are both functional and decorative. What sets Match apart is their commitment to craftsmanship and collaboration with small workshops. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted, reflecting the elegance and beauty of Italian pewter.
One standout product from Match is the Antique Pitcher. This exquisite Italian pewter pitcher boasts a gracefully curved shape and a filigree handle. It serves as a stunning vessel for your favorite wine or can even be used to hold beautiful blooms. Its timeless design and superior craftsmanship make it a must-have piece for any home.
Nashi Home specializes in creating high-quality, handcrafted resin homewares and lifestyle products. Their collections are known for their durability, vibrant colors, and minimalistic designs. Nashi Home draws inspiration from nature and combines it with a modern aesthetic, resulting in striking and functional pieces.
Add a pop of color to your kitchen with Nashi Home's Deep Medium Bowl. These handcrafted bowls are available in a rainbow of colors, allowing you to choose the one that complements your kitchen decor. Made from high-quality resin, these bowls are not only visually appealing but also built to last.
Vagabond House is a family-owned business that specializes in crafting fine tableware, serveware, gifts, and tabletop decor. They use the finest materials, including solid lead-free pewter, hand-blown Italian glass, and natural American cherry wood. Vagabond House's designs are inspired by nature, showcasing intricate details and timeless elegance.
In their pursuit to capture the spirit of ocean life, Vagabond House presents the Lobster Ice Tub. This magnificent piece showcases meticulous craftsmanship in premium pewter, featuring three lobsters with expertly curved legs and long antennae. The stainless steel bowl sits atop turbine-shaped rocks, creating a stunning display of artistry and motion. It's a true embodiment of handcrafted luxury.
Tizo is a family-owned business known for supplying timeless and fashion-forward home and office decor and gift items. Established in 1994 in Van Nuys, California, Tizo has gained a reputation for offering stylish and unique products that elevate any space. Tizo is always fashion-forward.
Looking for a modern twist to add to your game room? The Tic Tac Toe Set by Tizo is the perfect choice. This acrylic and Lucite game features clear and blue angled blocks on a clear tray, creating a chic contrast. Not only is it a decorative piece, but it also provides endless entertainment for the whole family.
Wrap Up specializes in providing fashion, comfort, and beauty for relaxation with their unique line of super soft bathrobes, wraps, and loungewear. All their products are made in the USA from top-quality microfiber, ensuring a luxurious experience.
The Five O Long Caftan by Wrap Up is the epitome of comfort and style. Made from soft polysilk, this lightweight caftan is perfect for lazy days at home or when getting ready for an event. Its elegant design and luxurious feel make it an essential addition to your loungewear collection.
Airedelsur, brought to us by the artist Marcelo Lucini, is a stunning collection of cultured pieces created from a mix of natural materials native to the mountains, plains, and deserts of South America. Each piece is a work of art, reflecting the rich heritage and diverse landscapes of the region.
Marcelo Lucini belonged to a traditional family in the world of finance. That was his environment, however, his creativity led him to always be very close to art and architecture. A lover of unique spaces and objects, he had an idea, which he was determined to make it a reality. In 2001 he designed and produced the first objects that shaped his idea of bringing the magic of the elements of South America to the world -- this is how Airedelsur was born.
The Cala Tray with Goat Horn Large from Airedelsur captures the beauty and elegance of the calla lily. Handmade with fine alpaca and goat horn, these trays are perfect for serving or as decorative pieces. The curved lines and natural materials create a captivating display of craftsmanship. Please note that since each tray is made by hand, natural horn may vary in color, making each piece one of a kind.
Alessi has been at the forefront of manufacturing beautiful and unique household products since 1921. They collaborate with some of the world's best designers, resulting in stylish and eccentric creations that redefine modern home decor and accessories. Often referencing Salvador Dali and other Italian surrealists, Alessi produces truly remarkable works of art.
The Virgil Abloh 3909 Kettle designed by Michael Graves with Virgil Abloh is a true work of art. Michael Graves and Virgil Abloh are renowned names in the fashion and design industry, known for their innovative and boundary-pushing creations. The kettle unifies cultural elements, combining the imagery of basketball, an essential part of Abloh's personal journey, with a distinctive visual language. Its striking design, with shades of purple and an energetic basketball player on the whistle, sets it apart. Produced in a numbered edition of 9,999 pieces, it's a collector's dream.
Anissa Kermiche, a French-Algerian designer initially known for her fine jewelry, has branched out to create sensually inspired homewares. Her designs embrace the beauty of the female form and bring a touch of artistry to everyday objects.
The Breast Friend Vase in White is a 100% earthenware vase hand-painted with a white matte glaze. This ceramic torso vase celebrates the fascination with the female form and acts as an artistic addition to any side table. Fill it with flowers or foliage to bring an organic and artistic mood to your space, or let it stand alone as a captivating art piece.
Annieglass offers sustainably handcrafted glassware inspired by nature. Established with a commitment to eco-friendly practices, Annieglass creates stunning and durable pieces that celebrate the beauty of artisan glass.
Inspired by the abundant marine life of Monterey Bay, the Ultramarine Starfish by Annieglass is a tribute to the marvelous underwater creature. This handcrafted glass piece captures the texture and beauty of a starfish, making it perfect for a summer gathering or as an aquatic home decor item. Mix and match with other blue dinnerware from the Annieglass Ultramarine Collection to create a vibrant table that showcases the artistry of handcrafted artisan glass.
Baobab Collection, a Belgian brand established in 2002, specializes in creating olfactory and aesthetic decorative objects for the home. Their candles are housed in hand-blown glass vessels, known for their beauty and often cherished long after the candles have burned down.
The Borgia Rodrigo Candle from Baobab Collection is a captivating piece set in deep purple hand-blown glass. Its diagonal engravings transport us to the splendor and refinement of Italian palaces. The sophisticated fragrance of coriander, patchouli, and tonka bean adds another layer of elegance to the ambiance it creates. The Borgia Rodrigo Candle is not only a sensory delight but also a visual masterpiece that adds a touch of luxury to any space.
These 10 global designers featured at Maison and Tavola's boutique showroom offer an array of exceptional products that redefine interior design. From the timeless elegance of Match's handmade pewter to the sensually inspired homewares by Anissa Kermiche, each brand brings its unique vision and craftsmanship to the table. Whether it's Nashi Home's vibrant resin homewares or Baobab Collection's exquisite candles, these brands offer something special for every design enthusiast. So, dive into the world of these hidden gems, discover their impressive oeuvre, and elevate your interior design with their extraordinary creations.