Here at Clever, we’re all about finding the good stuff—unexpected decorating ideas, day-brightening accents and furnishings, news you need to know—and then delivering that info directly to you. Here’s a roundup of five things that stopped us in our tracks this week that we wanted to be sure you don’t miss.
Parachute’s Dreamy New Product Launch This week, Parachute debuted Cloud Cotton, which it calls its “fluffiest cotton fabrication yet,” in quilts, shams, and duvet covers. The bedding even looks light and airy, especially the quilt, which features a four-ply gauze to make it as lofty as possible. parachutehome.com
How Much It Costs to Hire One of Marie Kondo’s KonMari Consultants Refinery29 found out what’s involved in getting a KonMari consultation through Marie Kondo’s site, including the price tag. Warning: It’s a splurge. (But potentially worth it when all your T-shirts are folded into perfect little packages?) refinery29.com
Looking at This Wildly Colorful Texas Bar Cures the Winter Blues Designed by visual artists Will Bryant and Cody Haltom, Last Straw is essentially one giant pick-me-up. Design*Sponge takes us on a tour of the establishment, noting very accurately that it’s “like stepping into an 1990s hypercolor t-shirt.” designsponge.com
We’ve Got These Desktop Accessories in Our Shopping Carts UK stationery shop Paperchase teamed up with London company Batch Works to create 3D-printed storage containers, paper clips, and pens in fun primary colors. Even better: They’re made of biodegradable sugar cane. design-milk.com
Everyone Should Know About Dinosaur Designs Handmade ceramics are the “it” collectible right now, but we’ve got our eye on Australian studio Dinosaur Designs’ unusual resin tableware. Australian House & Garden delves into how the company got to where it is today. homestolove.com.au