Felt has become a perennial favorite in home decor. Why the staying power? Its ability to serve a variety of functions.
- Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Get ready to fuel the fire (and store surplus wood) with FELT Studio's handy Log Tote ($80). Available at www.feltstudio.com.
Josh Jakus' Eggflat ($60) unfurls to hold an assortment of fruit, or your keys and loose change. Available in November at Bruges Home, 323 Race St., or now at www.joshjakus.com.
Add some cushion to all that sitting with Blu Dot's woven-felt Cozy Cozy ($39), which perfectly caps off the Chair Chair ($129). Available at Matthew Izzo, 1109 Walnut St., and www.matthewizzo.com.
Soft Goods, a Philadelphia design company, offers parents a playful place to store their little ones' socks, toys or diapers with kid-friendly Animal Wall Pouches ($95). Available at www.softgoodsdesign.com.
Fluttering with brilliance
Mixko's Delight light combines butterfly cutouts with a wool felt shade for a soothing glow ($85). Available at www.2jane.com.
Layers of die-cut flowers and leaves form Tord Boontje's Little Field of Flowers rug for Design Within Reach ($4,000-$6,000). Available to order at Design Within Reach, 1710 Walnut St., and www.dwr.com.