By Nina Boccia
– HIGHER GROUND: Bring the outside in with Benjamin Hubert’s arresting pendant for Italy’s Fabbian. Named Roofer, it features layers of flexible silicone polymer tiles on a curved metal frame. The gradated fixture also comes in shades of orange and grey. $680, AT MILLE LUCE, 326 DAVENPORT RD.
– TIMBER! This season, spruce up the patio with a set of Donna Wilson’s eye-popping cushions. Knitted in Scotland and stuffed with duck feathers, these chubby shrubs will blend right in with the backyard bushes if you’re not careful. From $75, AT DRAKE GENERAL STORE, 82A BATHURST ST.
– LATTICE ALONE: Believe it or not, tbis heirloom-worthy stool is carved from a single piece of wood by Cameroon's Bamileke tribe. 323's Chris Johnson puts a twisy on the traditional form by adding a splash of electric lime green. $600, AT 323, 323 QUEEN ST E.
– CAPITAL COOL: Karim Rashid pays tribute to Ottawa (where he first cut his design teeth) with a collection for BoConcept. This room divider-slash-storage unit features a white lacquer finish and an x-shaped door handle – a Rashid signature motif. $3195, AT BOCONCEPT, 230 ADELAIDE ST E.