Raf Simons Does Home: Dior Designer’s Technicolor Dream Sofas

Dior’s creative director takes a sideways step

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Photographs Anne Collier

Raf Simons, the creative director of Dior Womenswear and designer of his eponymous men’s line, is known for stark colorways and architectural tailoring. In his first foray into interiors, Mr. Simons is bringing those same bold gestures to a collection of fabrics, cushions and throws he has created with Kvadrat, the Danish textile company. Kvadrat is favored among interior designers for injecting mid-century textures with colorful oomph, and Mr. Simons adds a playful sense of tactility. There are chunky weaves, hairy throws and speckled felts that, taken together, give the feel of a funhouse. Who couldn’t use a bit of that this spring?

Available from mid April, kvadratrafsimons.com

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