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
April 10, 2018
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).