The traditionally fussy floral takes a turn toward the dark side. Take a gander at our latest picks for a bloomin’ summer.
Italian opera singer Lina Cavalieri is the face of this white floral–scented Flora di Fornasetti candle. Barneys.com, $165.
The Lush Rose pillow from Unison was inspired by the peonies that designer Robert Segal buys for his wife’s birthday. unisonhome.com, $48.
A gilt border frames the stylized floral pattern of this porcelain plate from 19th–century Russia, available at John Atzbach Antiques on 1stdibs. 1stdibs.com, $4,250.
Vintage Revolver, by Los Angeles artist Zlatka Paneva, is an original illustration printed on French watercolor paper and sold through the Etsy shop RococcoLA. Etsy, $19.
The furniture and fabrics of Austrian designer Josef Frank are highlighted in this Svenskt Tenn sofa in a print dubbed Hawaii. svenskttenn.se, $5,400.
Delicate Asiatic florals in contrasting colors sprawl across this Thakoon Dress for Spring 2013. thakoon.com, price upon request.
Flowers form a sinister shape on the Skull 2 iPhone case by Ali Gulec, available from Society6, a California-based website that features original photography and illustrations. society6.com, $15.
A mod black-and-white check anchors the whimsy of the Flower Market Bumbershoot
umbrella from MacKenzie-Childs. mackenzie-childs.com, $88.
This article was published in California Home + Design's Summer 2013 issue. Click here to subscribe.
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