Culture & Art

Accessorized Abode

Accessorizing the haute home goes beyond the expected paintings, vases, throw-pillows and rugs. The following selections combine artistry and purpose while adding a distinctive pizzazz.
Text by Yoshi Sanz | May 26, 2018 | Culture & Art

1. Classic Mini Kiss Cost: Various prices Why we picked it: Who doesn’t want to come home to a kiss? In this case, we’re referring to Kelly Wearstler’s Classic Mini Kiss. The curvaceous lips were inspired by Kelly’s love of classic figural sculpture. Use as a tabletop conversation piece or as a bedside table keepsake. Available in several finishes. Where to get it: Casa Violeta; 223-A Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305.381.0711;

2. Aviator Desk Cost: $1,999 Why we picked it: Simulating the bent wing of a plane, this desk offers plenty of workspace and ample storage. Steel and rivets highlight a design inspired by the iconic lines of vintage WWII aircraft. You’ll want to move your home office into the living room so everyone can see it. Where to get it: El Dorado Furniture; 2475 SW 8th St., Miami; 305.642.4355;

3. Wood Panel On Stand Cost: $4,570 Why we picked it: Bringing nature into the home in a modern and exciting manner isn’t as easy as it looks, but The Wood Panel On Stand succeeds beautifully. This eye-arresting statement piece was hand-cut and sliced to bring out its one-of-a-kind natural beauty. It measures an impressive 89” x 86”. Where to get it: MIYO Home; 3621 NE Miami Ct., Miami; 305.576.4170/4171;

4. Kids Table w/ Blackboard Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: With a baby’s first steps, the time for playing and being creative arrives. Savio Firmino nurtures kids’ imaginations with this fashionable, innovative table with blackboard complete with pencil-holder and coordinated coloured seats. It’s available in pink, blue, yellow and pastel green finishes. Where to get it: Notte Fatata; 380 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 786.332.4104;

5. Moooi Prop Light Round Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: “Design is too complex for one-liners,” says Bertjan Pot, best known for his Random Light (1999). You can hang the Prop Light, place it against a wall or set it on the floor. Its chic bubbly form and vibrant spirit brighten a room with more than just its accumulated wattage. Where to get it: Lunatika; 1562 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; 305.534.8585.

6. Veneta Cucine Kitchen Cost: Contact for pricing Why we picked it: Veneta Cucine sees the kitchen as a living icon for a new, free and dynamic lifestyle. They have revolutionized the traditional approach to the kitchen as a place of service into one of a fine-tuned heart of the home that combines style, function and the latest conveniences and accessories. Where to get it: Veneta Cucine; 347 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 786.502.8155;