1.  Tole Waste Paper Baskets in bright colors with fresh geometric patterns. Abode. 704-332-3731.

 2.  With the Zikmu, you can stream music from your wireless device or phone, or from your PC using Wi-Fi or Mac using Bluetooth. Designed by Philippe Starck. Design Within Reach. dwr.com.  704-365-6514

 3.  Alula wallpaper is a layered, organic, modern take on florals. The pattern appears to be composed of jellyfish, but it is actually the movement, depth and the composition of the pattern which creates this sort of oceanic feel. Lucy & Company. lucyandcompany. com. 704-342-6655.

 4.  Nolte Home Studio offers this more modern and elegant alternative to traditional backsplashes with six impressive motifs – measuring 600 to1800 mm in width. Nolte Home Studio. noltehomestudio-usa.com. 704-542-4640.

 5.  Cool comfort! The Rothko chair features a swivel base, comes standard with down cushions, and is available in hundreds of fabrics. City Supply Co. citysupplycharlotte.com. 704-347-2489.

 6.  This beautiful, hand-blown glass pendant is made of translucent glass with a crackle texture. The pendant is available in a variety of vibrant colors that will compliment both modern and traditional interiors. Modern Lighting Design Showroom. modernlightingdesign.com. 704-332-0109.

7.  Bracelet by Dori Csengeri. Fresh and exciting pieces that are hand crafted using materials such as fine stones, swarovski crystals, bohemian beads, shell, wood, metal and leather-backed for comfort. Sedona Boutique. sedonaboutique.com. 704-362-5507.

 Special thanks to Kathleen Hands for research.