Artistic Housewares in Honolulu
Arting Ways: From painterly fashions to graphic-design-minded housewares, creativity reigns in these art-inspired finds.
By Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann | Photography by David Croxford
|This silk pillow’s rainbow of hand-woven ribbons gives it a vibrant, pixelated watercolor effect. $84 for 24”x24”, Chai Studio, 675 Auahi St., 536-4543.|
|Pantone’s playful 100 Postcard Set offers supersized versions of graphic artists’ color-matching swatches. $19.95, Owens & Co., 1152 Nuuanu Ave., 531-4300.|
Look closely: the clasp of this delightful clutch is actually a paintbrush! Brushstroke patent-
leather clutch, $348, Kate Spade New York, Ala Moana Center, 941-4565.
|Oh-so-clever Unleash Studio’s Lineweight bookshelf features plexiglass surfaces that double as dry-erase boards, paint roller erasers and hidden, slide-out drawers. Price upon request, available at Fishcake, 307C Kamani St., 593-1231, and by custom order at unleashstudio.com.|
|Made out of flexible, dry-erase material, Modern-Twist’s coloring placemats are perfect for whetting creative appetites. $30, includes six pens, Pacific Home, 420 Ward Ave. #126, 596-9338.|