I’ve been doing the Five Things I Cannot Live Without column since the blog started in July 2011 and over the years I’ve asked close to 50 personalities for their essentials. I haven’t done the column in awhile but I am bringing it back, starting with Deborah Lloyd of Kate Spade New York.
Given my obsession with anything and everything L’Objet, it was such a pleasure to meet L’Objet’s founder and designer Elad Yifrach a couple of days ago at their showroom where he walked me through their latest collection.
I can’t remember exactly when I fell in love with the cane pattern, but coming from the tropics, it was a motif that I saw everywhere at home – on chairs, placemats, headboards, bags. When it came time for me to create a logo for what would be my first home collection and eventual home store, it was obvious that the cane pattern be incorporated in the design.