Good as Gold

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A selection of this season's gilt-y pleasures.

A selection of this season’s gilt-y pleasures.

While trend-watching is not (strictly speaking) our style, it’s hard to ignore this season’s decadent shades of gold, mustard, yellow and citrine. Here, we compile a selection of hot design pieces embracing the golden hues.

1. Solitaire Diamond Ring

This intriguing Hermon & Son ring is crafted from 24ct yellow gold plate to appear as a solitaire diamond. douglasandbec.co.nz

2. Etch candleholder

In true Tom Dixon fashion this fine gold geodesic candle holder is inspired by the logic of pure mathematics. Pop a candle in it and watch the mass of intricate shadows. ecc.co.nz

3. Kelly Sofa

Designed by N Garnham and R Carlson for Jardan, the romantic Kelly sofa has smooth curves and a rich pollen floral print. Could this be the casanova of chairs? jardan.com.au 

4. Dime boot

Step out in these dazzling gold ‘moc-croc’ boots from fashion house, Gorman. gorman.com.au

5. Yume wallet

Formed from rich citrine leather and an edging of silver, the Yume wallet brings a punch of colour and contemporary style to your travels. cittadesign.com 

6. Oud Lamp by Nat Cheshire

This opulent table lamp features a single, polished brass armature and a sphere of polished crimson. A quarter-turn operates the internal switch. resident.co.nz

7. Stchu Moon Pendant

Beneath its bonnet of matte black the sparkling Stchu Moon by Catellani & Smith reveals warm golden tones. ecc.co.nz


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