Above: Moody, luxe minimalism; our favorite practitioners include Dimore Studio (shown), Ochre, Faye Toogood, Joseph Dirand, and Nicolas Schuybroeck.
Cut crystal makes a comeback. Above L: Decorated Hobstar Glasses; $24 each from West Elm. Above R: Lee Broom's Cut Crystal Light Bulb is $175 from A + R Store in LA.
Above: Mix-and-match linen bedding; photograph via Linen Works. Crate & Barrel and West Elm have jumped on the bandwagon with their own lines.
Above: Artisanal coffee-making equipment. Joey Roth's Moka Pot for Blue Bottle is a current favorite; also see our post on handmade coffee drippers.
Above: A while back we featured the home of New York potter Paula Greif, who set a goal to make everything in her kitchen by hand. Clearly, she was ahead of the curve; handmade dinnerware is everywhere (see Currently Coveting: Japanese-Style Tableware Made in LA).
Above: Pantone's pick for color of the year may be Marsala; but our wall color pick is pale, dusty pink (specifically, Pink Ground from Farrow & Ball, a favorite with Ben Pentreath).
Above: An organic look for appliances; see Calm in the Kitchen: The Amica Zen Oven by Amica.
Above: In 2014, we wrote about our attraction to ugly marble (see 10 Favorites: Exotic Marble in Modern Spaces); a current favorite use is the backsplash in Michael Verheyden's kitchen.
Above: Sculptural candles; a set of five handmade Nanao Candles is $26 from Uguisu.
Above: Interesting mirrors, as featured in this bath via Made a Mano (L) and these Obei Obei Wall Mirrors (R).