Nature Inspired Decor Items

What’s Hot for the Home in May

A Natural Take: To conjure a sense of tranquility and peace, designers across South Florida (and beyond) are drawing inspiration from nature. Here are a few locally sourced products to get you started on finding such respite in your own abode. 

Rainbow Bright:

Nature Inspiration Decor

New York City-based designer Ariana Ost’s decorative items and jewelry are crafted to evoke wellness and healing with natural crystals. The Rainbow Sunburst Crystal Grid, available at Nordstrom, features stones like pyrite, rose quartz and citrine set atop a brass base. Retail: $150. Nordstrom, 4310 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 786-999- 1313, 

Up the Ladder:

Nature Inspiration Decor

Perfect for the stylish storage of blankets and throws, this decorative ladder is made from teak and dipped in a partial coat of white paint for a modern touch. Retail: $109. Victoria’s Armoire, 4077 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-445-3212,

By the Book:

Although Down to Earth will look great on your coffee table, it’s also chock full of tips for how to curate a design aesthetic that is grounded by nature and approachability. Author Lauren Liess also offers guidance for decorating six unique home styles, so you’re not limited. Retail: $38.99. Barnes & Noble, 152 Miracle Mile, 305-446- 4152,

Woven Wonder:

Nature Inspired Decor Items

First introduced in the 1950s by a pair of Danish designers, the Basket chair was given a welcome update by Kettal. Crafted from oak and hand-braided wicker for indoors, and from teak and weather resistant material for outdoors, it’s a clean winner either way. Retail price available upon request. Kettal, 147 Miracle Mile, 786-552-9002,

Deep Roots:

JANUS et Cie’s Giralda Avenue showroom is a treasure trove of luxury outdoor furnishings, and many of the pieces take a cue from nature. An example is the Grotto Birch cocktail table, which was de- signed to resemble the trunk of a tree. Retail: $1,323. JANUS et Cie, 273 Giralda Ave., 305-438-0005,