It will come as no surprise to the people who know me that I am easily distracted by shiny objects. Pair metallic shimmer with good design and consider me utterly seduced.
On a recent hunt for the perfect ottoman, I began to notice a trend among high design shelter mags and online retailers - heavy metal décor. And not just the expected nail head embellishment we've been seeing for a while, but details like spikes, studs and hard edges that crank up the volume and impact of key pieces — allowing all of us to add a little Lenny Kravitz cool to our crib.
• Studio Chair and Footstool by Lee Broom, see designer's site for stockists
• Stud Bed by Josmo Furniture , contact designer for pricing
• Heavy Metal Coasters by Kim Seybert, $60 for set of 4 at Treluxe
• Stud Lighting by Diesel for Foscarini, $454 (Piccola) and $577 (Grande) at Y Lighting
Images: As linked above.