6 Design Collections To Know About

By Shelby Fishman and Phebe Wahl | June 30, 2020 | Home & Real Estate

From collection launches to milestones to be celebrated, here is what’s happening on the Dallas design scene.


GirlsRoom_v2.jpgFrancie bed, from $2,298, with Sadie lamp in blush, $350, Herringbone throw, from $98, and scallop trim pillow, from $88, from Caitlin Wilson’s new children’s line

Dallas-based interior and product designer Caitlin Wilson adds a kids’ collection to her growing brand. “As a mother of four, I’m always looking for beautiful products that are sweet and classic but have enough personality to feel fun for the kids,” she says. Enter: Cait Kids, which features furniture, art, rugs and bedding, incorporating lively patterns from vibrant florals to sporty motifs. Within the early summer product launch, find the football wallpaper, an homage to Texas’ love for game day—a must for your young sports enthusiast.


ClareProductFlatlays7.jpgClare’s paint colors include Baby Soft, Wing It and Rosé Season, $54 per gallon

There is nothing like a fresh coat to revive your home, and interior designer Nicole Gibbons’ direct-to-consumer startup, Clare, is shaking up the painting process. Designed to simplify, the buzzy new brand delivers zero-VOC paint right to your door, complete with brushes and trays. Its peel-and-stick paint swatches make selecting among the 56 curated colors a breeze. Acting as your own digital designer, its online two-minute Color Genius quiz helps hone in on your desired hue.


JanusetCieRushLCQVSmoke01.jpgJANUS et Cie’s Rush lounge chair in Smoke, $4,590

As summer heats up, JANUS et Cie’s new offerings are in full swing. The brand, specializing in outdoor furniture, reimagines some of its most iconic collections and adds all-new designs to the market. Noting gray’s trending moment, the outdoor experts introduce Smoke to their color wheel. Also new are the Rock Garden—inspired by traditional Japanese gardens—and Rush—designed by CEO Janice Feldman and carefully weaved with JANUSfiber in the Smoke finish—collections. “Now,” she says, “it’s clear we have brought the high standards and expectations of interior furnishings to the outdoors.”


Cassina551superbeamsofa.jpgA dreamy Cassina setup, including the Super Beam sofa system and Super Beam low coffee tables designed by Patricia Urquiola, Lady armchair from Marco Zanuso and Infinito shelving unit from Franco Albini

Powerhouse duo Lloyd Scott and Josy Cooner Collins are celebrating big this summer as the eponymous female-owned furniture company rings in its 25th year of design-savvy success. Since 1995, both Scott and Cooner Collins have traveled extensively to Europe to collect and curate iconic furnishings and designs to showcase in their Dallas and Austin showrooms. After more than two decades in the biz, they’re bound to have some inspiring advice. “Don’t give up,” Cooner Collins says, “you can create anything that you want.” Hear, hear! 1617 Hi Line Drive, Ste. 100


MGBWChairGageTall3.jpgThe Gage chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

“Now more than ever, we are reflecting on the meaning of home and creating a healthy environment for our families,” says Allison O’Connor, president and CEO of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. “Families are creating rooms that could be multifunctional environments so they can work, teach and gather comfortably while maximizing their space,” she says. For fall, the brand offers flexible pieces like its classic Parsons tables (that can do double duty for WFH spaces) paired with the new Remy and Gage chair collections. In new finishes like brushed brass and pewter, these are the new classics for home.


RocheBoboisPARCOURSCanapes.jpgThe Parcours sofa, Mariana rug, Kumo cocktail table and Flou floor lamp from Roche Bobois

Reinterpret, readorn and reembellish are the trends that have inspired French furniture-maker Roche Bobois’ newest collection. With the goal of reducing the environmental impact of its production, the company turned its focus to reinterpreting standout pieces from past collections in honor of its 60th anniversary. Designers have incorporated fresh colors, materials and dimensions into the bestselling furnishings to ensure the collection maintains a low environmental profile.

Photography by: Courtesy of brands; Roche Bobois photo by Michel Gilbert