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Sarah Ellison’s Float Sofa — In a New Luscious, Chocolatey Brown — Forms the Perfect ’70s Conversation Pit

There’s no escaping the influence of the '70s on today’s interiors and now, at long last, we get something from that era that's long overdue for a renaissance: the return of the conversation pit. Australian designer Sarah Ellison has long been influenced by the '70s and '80s, so when it came to designing her latest sofa series, the idea for a modular piece quickly developed into a system that could be implemented as a giant sunken area for large homes or hospitality spaces.
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Win a $2,000 Huggy Chair from Sarah Ellison, Whose Furniture Is Now Available in the US

When the Australian designer Sarah Ellison released her Huggy chair two years ago, it blew up. There was only one problem: If you weren't a big-name designer with a bottomless budget, it just wasn't that easy to get one. But that all changed this winter, when Ellison partnered with Design Within Reach to make her work readily available in the US; together, they're offering one lucky Sight Unseen reader the chance to win a $2,295 Huggy chair in a choice of upholsteries. Click through to enter!
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2022 Sarah Ellison Huggy Chair Giveaway

This sweepstakes is void where prohibited by applicable law. The sweepstakes is organized by Sight Unseen, hereafter referred to as the “Giveaway Host.” This sweepstakes is open to United States residents only, age 18 and older, and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a liability release (unless prohibited by law) as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Employees of Giveaway Host, Design Within Reach, Inc., and Sarah Ellison Studio (together with Design Within Reach, Inc. hereafter referred to as the “Giveaway Partners”) as well as their respective immediate families, household members, and respective affiliates, parent companies, divisions, and related agencies are not eligible to enter the sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary to enter. How to Enter: To enter, go to the sweepstakes landing page and follow the instructions — users must enter their email address into the form provided and agree to join the e-mail newsletter of the Giveaway Host and both Giveaway Partners. Entrants can unsubscribe from said lists at any time after entering and they will still remain eligible for the prize drawing. The sweepstakes will begin at approximately 9:00 AM EST on March 17, 2022, and all entries must be received by no later than 11:59 PM EST on March 24, 2022. The email address used by online entrants will be the identity of the entrant and, if selected for a prize, the identity of the winner. By participating, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by these Rules. Prize: One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) Huggy Chair by Sarah Ellison in their choice of color, valued at $2,295 USD. The Giveaway Host reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. The winner may be required to pay shipping charges associated with purchases made using the aforementioned shopping credit. All expenses and costs associated with the acceptance and use of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes on prize. Total approximate retail value for the prize awarded: $2,295 USD. Winner Selection: A winner will be selected in a random drawing at the end of the sweepstakes period. The drawings will be conducted by the Giveaway Host whose decisions are final and binding. Odds of winning will depend upon … Continue reading 2022 Sarah Ellison Huggy Chair Giveaway
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Sarah Ellison’s Stand Out New Collection Features the Stripe

A bold Memphis sensibility meets sunny Byron Bay ease in Australian designer Sarah Ellison’s new capsule collection “La Banda,” meaning “the stripe” in Italian. Bands of ash and walnut wood lay next to each other to create a striped pattern, and rounded and rectilinear silhouettes playfully and unexpectedly alternate. In fashion, the notion of “the stripe” has a rich and varied history — a history that Ellison, a former fashion designer and stylist, was no doubt aware of.
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In Her Debut Collection, Sarah Ellison Channels the ’70s Through a Distinctly Australian Lens

Armed with years of research, Australian stylist and designer Sarah Ellison debuted her first collection of furniture late last year, inspired by the playful proportions of '70s. In her pieces, these references are reinterpreted through a distinctly Australian lens, with colors and textures from the coastline captured through material choices such as travertine, mirrored glass, ceramic, and linen.
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The Los Angeles Design Scene Has Officially Hit Its Stride

From a giant Block Shop mural to the now annual Hem Fest to Sarah Ellison's launch at Hawkins New York to Intro/LA — whose showcase we're featuring here today — the LA Design Festival and its surrounding events looked like a crazy amount of fun, as we well as a serious display of how far the LA design scene has come in terms of both community and cohesion.
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Week of May 30, 2022

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week: a dream house outside Lisbon, a tulip-shaped lamp that's got us nostalgic for our childhoods, and the absolute coolest co-working space we've ever seen, courtesy of Maniera gallery.
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2022 Huggy Chair Giveaway Entry Page

When the Australian designer Sarah Ellison released her Huggy chair two years ago, it blew up. There was only one problem: If you weren’t a big-name designer with a bottomless budget, it just wasn’t that easy to get one. But that all changed this winter, when Ellison partnered with Design Within Reach to make a significant portion of her catalog readily available in the US. To mark the partnership, Ellison and DWR are offering one US reader the chance to win a $2,295 Huggy chair — in a choice of four upholstery options — by entering our giveaway below between now and March 24. By entering, you agree to join the mailing lists of Sarah Ellison, DWR, and Sight Unseen, but you can unsubscribe at any time. Click here to read the official rules.
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See you in 2022!

Today marks the last day of our 2021 coverage, as we hunker down for another COVID winter and try to get some relaxation in before starting fresh in the new year. We'll be leaving you, as in previous years, with a review of our top stories from the past 12 months, ICYMI. What can we learn from the fact that these 8 stories were so popular? Here are our totally subjective speculations.
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