Soft Touch: This Design Trend Isn’t Afraid of the Hygge Factor

We could all use a little more comfort these days

By Chelsea Lin & Nia Martin

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April 10, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2018 issue, as part of the “Favorite Home Shops” feature story. Click here to subscribe.

At chic furniture spot Diva Furniture/B&B Italia Seattle (downtown, 1300 Western Ave.; 206.287.9992), the comfiest seat in the house belongs to the J.J. rocking chair ($8,023–$9,371), which softens its steel and solid wood framing with a leather and Mongolian lamb fur cover.

Photographs by Pulp Design Studios (pouf); Bergstrom Studios (stool); Boconcept (pillow); Ivy Gift and Home (box)

Left to right from above photo: Put your feet up and relax with this plush Trail Hexagon pouf ($407) from designers and taste purveyors Pulp Design Studios (Queen Anne, 1823 10th Ave. W; 206.701.9795), made from 100 percent hair on hide.

Made from wood, organic kapok and sheepskin, Vashon Island–based Bergström Studios’ handmade SheepPal stools ($189) come in a variety of shades and are a delightfully soft friend for the home.

Add a few tufts of fluff to accent seating and bedding with the 100 percent cotton covered Fringes pillow ($66) from stylish Scandinavian home store BoConcept (Bellevue, 10400 NE Eighth St.; 425.732.3333).

Ivy Gift and Home (Kirkland, 141 Park Lane; 425.739.6133) brings together two decor trends in this luxurious hide and agate box ($139–$199), perfect for all your little treasures.

Photograph by Design Within Reach

Cozy up with a wool Mikkel throw ($380), available in a few different hues, though we love the bright pop of pastels, from contemporary shop Design Within Reach (Belltown, 1918 First Ave.; 206.443.9900). 

 

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