This morning I attended the Città Winter Collection preview 'ELEVATION - Home Beneath Bolivian Skies'. Inspired by the natural wonder of Bolivia which is rugged, raw and impossibly beautiful, the new collection focuses on rich textures, and warm, moody colours. Though pared back, the design has a beautiful softness thanks to sumptuous materials including wools, linens, velvet and woven textiles. A subtle reference to the 60s sees bold shapes and simple geometrics and plaids collide with exaggerated weaves and knits. All in all, the perfect combination of pieces to create a cosy haven this winter.
Città's talented in-house furniture designer David Moreland talked us through some of his new designs for Winter, including the Ombre Pendant Light series which features a refined hand-blown glass shade and central oak barrel. The clean lines of the new Linear Grid Tables really struck a chord with me, as did the beautiful new dark green Aspen Chair. Also new to the collection is the Eve Sofa, an elegant but relaxed design combining a fine frame, matte black steel legs and feather and down cushions. 100% NZ made and available in five beautiful fabrics, its modular options present a myriad of living possibilities.
David Moreland has also started designing smaller homeware pieces, like the stackable Gaussian Vessels shown below. Perfect for housing jewellery and treasures of all kinds, they feature a cylindrical shape and curved handle, striking a pleasing balance between form and function.