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Spicing It Up – N.Y. MARKET • For The Living & Dining Rooms

Products that incorporate a variety of textures like those on this page can go a long way toward pleasing consumers looking for “something different”

Touches Of Sunshine

The Mellow Rays Collection presents fresh takes on accents of ochre yellow that add warmth like rays of sunshine to home interiors. Tones of ivory, beige and cool gray are combined with sunny yellow in abstract cut velvet pillows woven in Belgium. In addition, a Mongolian sheepskin design and a crewel-embellished pattern add texture. Finally, a new matte knitted velvet featuring a palm leaf pattern is done in tone-on-tone. Clockwise from top left: Belgian chenille jacquard, knitted velvet jacquard, Turkish jacquard, crewel embellished pillow, Belgian chenille jacquard, Mongolian sheepskin ethically sourced as food by-product and Belgian cut velvet. Caldeira USA,, +44(0)1512909090,

Tassels & Tufts

From the Mina Victory line, the SH019 cotton throw/blanket in mustard measures 50 by 60 inches and is distinguished by dimensional tufts and a tasseled fringe. Nourison, 800-223-1110,

Modern Color Block

Pillow design T14785 measures 20 by 20 inches. The modern color-block pattern is made with leather on natural fabric. The contrasting vertical leather band is accented by a hardware loop that adds an industrial edge. Rizzy Home, 877-499-7841,

Textural Celebration

The company offers a range of styles, from glamorous to plush and comforting to timeless, drawn from influences and embellishment techniques from around the world. Shown is a sampling of texture-rich pillows and throws available. Thro By Marlo Lorenz, 212-213-8915,

Realistic Faux

The Luxury Faux Fur Collection includes plush pillows in a variety of sizes, standard throws that reverse from faux fur to velvety microsuede and toss pelts. Versailles Home Fashions, Inc., 514-351-8402,

Check Mate

Made with 100 percent polyester, the Buffalo Check throw features a printed “flannel” buffalo check that reverses to soft solid-color Sherpa. Colors offered include burgundy (shown), gray and hunter. Ramallah Trading Company, Inc., 718-439-5555,

Colorful Windowpanes

The Manhattan reversible small windowpane design from the new Ibena throw and blanket collection is crafted in Germany with 100 percent GOTS certified organic cotton. The Manhattan throws/blankets can also be made in cotton/acrylic, cotton/merino wool and cotton/linen. Available in the U.S. through Stellar Alliance, 236 West 26th Street, Suite 801, New York, NY 10001, 212-563-6305

U.S.-Made Camp Throws

Measuring 54 by 66 inches, the Yakima camp throw is made in the U.S. with 86 percent wool and 14 percent cotton and has a whipstitched edge. Shown top to bottom are these designs: High Ridge, Green Heather, Lake and Mineral Umber. Pendleton Woolen Mills, 503-226-4801,

Marvelous Mods

The Easthampton Collection pairs Robin Zingone’s signature clean-lined modern graphics with neutrals and bright jewel tones. New designs in the collection include the Fleur oversized floral shown. Made in the U.S. and digitally printed on cotton canvas, the pillows are lined and include zipper closures and 18- by 18-inch down pillow forms. Robin Zingone, 860-304-5404,

Shag Pillows

During N.Y. Market, the company is focusing on a major expansion in its decorative pillow line. Shown is the Denier Shag Deep Navy decorative pillow. The shag pillows are offered in a wide variety of colors and in a range of sizes from 18- to 26-inch square, in addition to oblongs. Chesapeake Merchandising, 212-576-1136,

Smooth Sailing

The Dockside placemat features an all-over sailboat motif rendered in a watercolor-inspired style. The marine blue, teal and yellow pattern on one side is complemented by the contemporary chevron design on the reverse. C&F Home 888-889-9868,

Reversible Covers

Debuting is a line of reversible furniture protectors for two looks in one. An elastic strap holds the protector in place. Shown is the Embry in indigo (below) and its reverse side (above)—one of nine reversible designs available. Greenland Home Fashions, 800-677-8140,