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product preview | Apr 1, 2022 |
Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more

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It’s shaping up to be a busy weekend for design lovers. High Point Spring Market kicks off today, and a slew of noteworthy brands have launched fresh collections just as the industry flocks to North Carolina. From hand-drawn ceramic vases to stools crafted from recycled plastics, here are some highlights to peruse on the plane.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
The Arc stools by Zachary Frankel for the “Tessellate” exhibit with Mikaela StaffordCharlie Hawks

At Melbourne Design Week, Zachary Frankel launched an innovative line of eco-friendly furniture, Arc. Showcased alongside work by animator Mikaela Stafford in an exhibit called “Tessellate,” the six-piece series offers a gently curved bench, coffee table, stool, armchair and shelves constructed from post-industrial recycled plastics that can be customized in an array of color combinations.

Left: The Luce floor lamp, one light sconce and a table lamp by Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Courtesy of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams | Right: The brand’s Luce six-light chandelier by Brigette Romanek Courtesy of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams unveiled its second collaboration with A-list designer Brigette Romanek. The Old Hollywood–inspired lighting collection, dubbed Luce, features six art deco designs with warm antique brass finishes and soft, glamorous curves, including a table lamp with arched arms and a wall sconce punctuated by a luminous orb.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
The Spring collection by Mg by Hand for Fox Fodder FarmNicole Franzen

Fox Fodder Farm tapped Melissa Goldstein of Mg by Hand for a ceramic collaboration named Spring. Evoking the New York–based brand’s fanciful floral arrangements, the collection features nearly 40 designs covered in intricate botanical illustrations, all of which are crafted and painted by hand to ensure truly one-of-a-kind vessels.

Left: Archipelago in blue by Fortuny Courtesy of Fortuny | Right: The brand’s Nembo in Storm Courtesy of Fortuny

Venetian textile house Fortuny released the Serenus collection in honor of its centennial. Named after the Latin word for “serene,” the sumptuous assortment boasts four pigmented patterns that recall the Italian landscape, such as the metallic-speckled Archipelago and the graphic Nembo.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
The Hikari six-light chandelier and one-light wall sconce by Dabito for MitziCourtesy of Mitzi

Mitzi launched a new platform for creative collaborations titled Tastemakers. For its inaugural collection, the brand called on Los Angeles designer Dabito to create a dozen characterful lighting designs, ranging from geometric chandeliers and sconces to scalloped table and floor lamps.

Left: Fiona Lynch’s Block table, Block chair and Ton small table lamp made in collaboration with Volker Haug Studio Tess Kelly | Right: The big Day bed, Angie big and small tables and Volker Haug Studio’s Ton tall floor lamp by Fiona Lynch Tess Kelly

Australian designer Fiona Lynch debuted a free-spirited—and sustainably made—capsule collection. The eye-catching series spans seating, tables and a daybed composed of upcycled materials, including a triangle-topped stool constructed from reclaimed timber and an armchair swathed in splatter-painted upholstery.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
Granny Squares by Clé TileCourtesy of Clé Tile

Clé Tile unveiled a nostalgic limited-edition series called Granny Squares. A nod to the classic old-school Americana motif, the handcrafted cement tile collection features a crochet-like pattern in punchy shades of orange and teal against a choice of white or black backgrounds.

Left: Oblique in Skew by Calico Wallpaper Courtesy of Calico Wallpaper | Right: The brand’s Glow in Flame Courtesy of Calico Wallpaper

Calico Wallpaper released two dreamy new designs, Oblique and Glow. The former features a sinuous abstract motif meant to mimic the waves of the Mediterranean Sea, while the latter offers a prismatic ombré pattern that changes color in different lights.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
The Rima sconce in whitewashed oak by CernoCourtesy of Cerno

Aliso Viejo, California–based lighting studio Cerno introduced the Rima sconce. Available in a variety of solid wood and metal finishes, including oak, walnut, brass, nickel and bronze, the streamlined design comes clad in a sleek minimalist shade that measures a mere 7 inches wide—so you can maximize even the smallest sliver of wall space.

Memorable debuts from Zachary Frankel, Brigette Romanek for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and more
Abstra Feature tile by Kohler WasteLabCourtesy of Kohler

Kohler debuted Abstra, a series of brushed and matte tiles made from nearly 100 percent recycled materials. The second collection by the brand’s eco-conscious WasteLab, it offers two textural designs with raised surfaces, the abstract-patterned Feature and the undulating Standard, which can be used alone or mixed and matched to create a bespoke accent wall or backsplash.

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