As many of us are still staying close to home, here’s a little list of home and design news to spruce up your surroundings. Perhaps it’s by painting a room, falling in love with a new piece of art, or freshening up your pool deck, our mission is to help you create a happy sanctuary to call home.
Jenni Kayne, doyenne of Cali chic, is parking her traveling pop-up shop in the Miami Design District from February 11-17. Located in a vintage Airstream at NE First Avenue and NE 40th Street, it showcases the crème de la crème of her lifestyle brand. Home items like pillows, throws and candles commingle with cult fashion favorites and fun, daily programming and giveaways. jennikayne.com
Great timing for our heightened stress levels, Sherwin-Williams launched the Living Well collection of paints in 540 calming colors for every room. The bath pictured here is painted in a hue from the Recharge portfolio’s soft blues and grays. The new collection’s SuperPaint technology packs a one-two punch of sanitizing and air purifying formulas that fight bacteria, VOC chemicals and odors. sherwin-williams.com/homeowners
Roman interior designer Alessandra Branca expanded her U.S. showroom and atelier presence to Worth Avenue. Open by appointment Tuesday-Friday, the location displays her Casa Branca collection of exclusive wallpapers and fabrics by global artisans. Signature patterns include Cestino (basket), Pavilion (Italian scene-inspired toile) and Jaipur Paisley. The assortment also features revamped, fine antiques and vintage designer furniture, home accessories and art. casabranca.com
Tuuci, a Miami-based maker of cabanas, pergolas, patio parasols and other chic outdoor furnishings, upgraded its Equinox cabana line with automated louvered roof systems. Patent-pending louvers automatically adjust according to conditions such as sun, wind, rain and snow; they can be controlled via remote, too. Discreet gutters, marine-grade aluminum and fun finishes from powder-coated to Aluma-TEAK enhance its fab meets function design. tuuci.com
Pavilion, another outdoor furniture firm founded in Miami, is creating big waves with its new Marina collection by Richard Frinier. The Los Angeles-based designer, who’s collaborated with brands from Sunbrella to Brown Jordan, was inspired by nautical heritage and coastal resorts. Details include FlexStrap seating, powder-coated aluminum frames and colorful yacht cord embellishment. The Marina chair won the 2020 GOOD DESIGN Award. pavilion-furniture.com
February brings a bevy of fairs and festivals for art, antiques and crafts. The 18th edition of the Palm Beach Show for art, antiques and jewelry hosts a preview party on February 11. Founded nearly 60 years ago, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival runs every Presidents’ Day Weekend. Snowbirds and year-round locals alike will browse the Downtown Stuart Art Festival from February 27-28. palmbeachshow.com cgaf.com stuartmainstreet.org