Thursday, March 31, 2005

New for home: Kookoon, Asian-inspired furniture, and home furnishings for youth

Kookoon makes silk-filled comforters and silk bed linens. Other products include silk gowns and robes, eye masks, slippers, and even lip balms made with silk proteins.

The Style Page has its eye on Asian-inspired furniture. Furniture brands that have caught my eye are Gump's, the San Francisco-based home furnishings store and Wisteria, which imports Asian furniture, home accessories, and antiques. You may purchase furniture and home accessories directly from the web sites for Wisteria and Gump's (you may also shop Gump's via

Modernseed is both a web site and print catalogue offering contemporary furniture, clothing, and other products for kids. However, offerings such as the Modu-licious and Chicago case good collections from the Minneapolis-based design Blu Dot appeal to adults as well.

Pottery Barn's PB Teen also offers products that appeal to adults. The Style Page uses PB Teen's locker storage bins to stash magazines and catalogues and even file folders!

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