Roundup: Updated Southwest & Western Style

Roundup: Updated Southwest & Western Style

Aaron Able
Jun 26, 2009

On a recent weekend jaunt to Denver, I was exposed to some Southwest Style and took on the personal challenge of finding some up-to-date interpretations of a style trend that has waned in the recent past. Though it was difficult at first to wrap my head around the idea — sunset pink and turquoise? — I found that by concentrating on reclaimed woods, Native American patterns and a rustic interpretation of traditional furniture, it was both do-able and attractive...

1 The Tux Chair from Crate & Barrel is stocked in the textile Alchemy in 'Spice' - &800 (the Alchemy fabric comes in 3 other colors and is available for custom upholstery at C&B)
2 The Hands On Hips Wool Rug is available in 4 sizes from Pendleton - $300-$1,600
3 Ox Yoke Buffet Table from Direct From Mexico - $762
4 The Adobe Canyon Bedding from Pendleton uses a modern color palette with a traditional southwest pattern - $94-$398 (shams, duvets and bedspreads)
5 This Vintage Fir Storage Console from Viva Terra is made of reclaimed old-growth Douglas fir. It's a great rustic piece that serves a modern function -$1,425

6 The Columbia Sideboard from Sundance Catalog combines a galvanized tin top with antique pine timbers from Thomas Edison's phonograph cabinet factory - $1,295
7 The Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams Sawyer Coffee Table where "rustic meets refined" - $1539 (side table also available - $425) floor models for both of these tables were available at the SoHo store on 6/25 for $509 & $325!)
8 Punched Tin outlet covers are an easy way to add some southwest style — lots of styles and patterns from Direct From Mexico - $5-$14
9 This rustic Curved Leg Pine Entertainment Center comes from Direct From Mexico - $680
10 Chimayo Toss Pillow from Pendleton - $48 (shown in Sage Stripe but available in 3 more colors. Coordinating throws also available - $134)

Does this roundup make you think differently about Southwest Style?

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