Tuesday
May292012

Feather Your Nest

Feathers have a natural beauty, drama, and elegance. They bring a whimsical flair to any interior space, enriching the ambiance of the room. Incorporating this natural element with furniture, lighting, or interiors invites vibrant color, flowing texture, and unique character.

    

               

The interior design firm Tshuka has recently come out with a small collection of furniture including this gorgeous, tufted lounge chair. It takes a traditional concept and gives it new life with a vibrant blue velvet and peacock feathers that frame the chair.

 

 

Adding a luxurious feathered tape to pillows or drapery is a simple approach to emphasize a design detail or dress up a simple tailored fabric.

 

Have fun with feathers on the floor! The rug company Flor has come out with a playful rug concept with Francois Robert's Fine Feathers carpet tile in cut-pile nylon.

    This amazing chandelier creates light floating clouds of feathers that illuminate any room with a soft glow. South African designer, Haldane Martin, designed the Fiela chandelier  using Ostrich feathers.

“Fiela Feather Lights are named after Dalene Mathews book ‘Fiela se Kind’.This heart warming South African story is set in Oudtshoorn, the same ostrich farming district where the sort white feathers that form the spherical diffuser are sourced from.” DeZeen Magazine

This feather wrapped sconce brings an element of surprise with its almost “nest-like” form. It has wonder and excitement, having a playful presence luring you to search out what’s inside!

  Peacock feathers have an amazing luminance, rich with jewel tone colors, creating movement and texture. This amazing wallcovering is created by Schumacher.

..... Another amazing wall covering design by Schumacher, using small feathers creating visual movement of color. 

For the lovers of the strange and unusual …..  this chair is by Five Ten Studio and is completely covered in Black Feathers. Difficult to sit on but quite the conversation piece!

This Kitchen remodel done in Dix Hills, New York displays a unique custom ceiling treatment, showcasing creativity, a playful spirit, and colorful design taste.

Nourison’s Parrallel Rug in Lavender a soft, whimsical personality. Beautiful in a traditional setting as well as modern interior.

   If you have a little time and a lot of feathers you could create and amazing art installation like this! This beautiful wall is at the Seedhouse showroom in Manhattan. The owner, Ellen Carey, created this wall using luminous, yellow feathers!

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