Indian Summer: 10 Things To Brighten Up Your Home

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When summer seems to be making a comeback during the fall months, it feels a bit wrong to be trading in your colorful home items for earthier tones. Instead, you might want to preserve the summer feeling and match the rocketing temperatures with some lively new home decor. Here’s our selection of favorite products to liven up your home during an Indian Summer. See more products in our shop.

MOMA CUBES CALENDAR


Designed by architects John Bennett and Gustavo Bonevardi, this calendar consists of eight colorful cubes made of different materials that can be combined to create a large one. The idea was to design a calendar that would encourage creativity and exploration of forms and materials. It’s available here.

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‘THE EVOLUTION OF BICYCLES’ POSTER


If you’re a big biking fan, then this elegant and informative poster could be a good addition to your home. New York-based studio Pop Chart Lab designed the poster to include more than 75 intricate illustrations that trace the development of the bicycle from 1780 to the present day. It’s available for purchase here.

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KST DINING TABLE


The ‘KST Dining Table’ is a bold and playful piece of furniture that doesn’t exactly fall into any predestined style. Designed by Livius Haerer and Ada Ihmels in Berlin, the unconventional table is made of a marble tabletop and a geometric yellow base. It’s available here.

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GLOBUS CHALKBOARD GLOBE


Planning vacations for the rest of the year? Perhaps this vintage-inspired chalkboard globe might come in handy. Available in two colors, the piece can be used as decor or to jot down your upcoming jet-setting adventures. You can purchase it here.

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VISIBLE SPECTRUM PRINT

Created by Singapore illustrator and graphic designer Budi Kwan, this print features poetic and mythical imagery and can liven up your room with all the colors of the rainbow. The piece is printed on acid-free matte archive paper. You can get it here.

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GEOMETRIC PILLOW


This eyecatching limited edition geometric pillow was designed by American homewares company LOUDdecor. The bright pattern is printed on both sides of the polyester poplin pillow cover and is available with or without the pillow insert. Purchase the product here.

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NORMANN COPENHAGEN BAUHAUS LAMP


Danish designer Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt created a colorful wooden Bauhaus pendant lamp for Normann Copenhagen. If you’re looking for a statement piece, this bold and lively sculptural lamp could be a good choice. It’s available here.

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AYANNA RUG

Handcrafted in deep hues,  this rug was created using an ancient embroidery technique for wool called ‘Crewelwork’. The intriguing piece features intricately stitched designs and could be a good object to spruce up your floors.  You can buy it here.

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MILLER GOODMAN FACEMAKER TOY

UK-based design studio Miller Goodman created a collection of wooden toys, which includes the ‘Facemaker’ toy, made from sustainable sources. Designed for both children and adults, the playful set of 25 handprinted rubberwood blocks can be combined to create different faces. It can be purchased here.

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CERAMIC SERVING BOWL


If you want to subtly add some color to your dining room or kitchen, this pale blue stoneware salad bowl could be a great option. Made of light blue matte glazed ceramic, the handmade bowl features a delicate pattern and rounded square corners. It’s available here.

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