Design Direction

Let your home encompass your style.


Compiled by Conn Brattain

Maui home shopping

1  The Right Angle

Couched in versatility, this sectional by Lee Industries can be configured with chaise at left or right, and custom ordered in your choice of fabric. Button-tufted seat cushion is the size of a twin mattress, taking the traditional sleeper sofa in a new direction. Shown: one-arm sofa, 79”w x 42”d x 32”h; one-arm chaise, 42”w x 79”d x 32”h. As shown, $5,622. At HUE, 210 Alamaha St., Kahului, 873-6910,

2  Coast into Comfort

The Amalfi armchair by Teak & Mahogany is a summertime favorite, weaving together comfort and contemporary design. Shown in green, this steel-based, faux-wicker chair is available in 10 colors, most by special order. 22”w x 21”d x 30”h. $475 at Outdoor Living, 261 Lalo St., Kahului, 873-8325,

3  A Different Slant

Walker Zanger’s Shift Collection mosaic stone tiles combine multiple textures and geometric shapes, shifting the perception of stone as a decorative surface. Chiseled, scraped and hammered, the surfaces change with the interplay of light and shadow. Shown: grey-and-moss chevron mosaic pattern. Prices vary. At Maui Marble & Granite, 874 Alua St., Wailuku, 242-8400,

4  Watch for Curves

Palechek’s upholstered Crescent lounge chair shows a bent for style with its eye-catching, hand-bent frame in dark-chocolate rattan. Color shown: oatmeal. 29.5”w x 37”d x 39.25” h. $2,519 at Island Attitudes, 411 Huku Li‘i Pl., Kihei, 879-4147; and The Fairway Shops, 2580 Keka‘a Dr., Ka‘anapali, 667-7028;

5  All-points Bulletin

Hawai‘i craftsman Rock Cross won a Roscoe Award for his contemporary furniture design, melding classical woodwork with modern forms. Case in point: this star bowl sculpted from layers of exotic woods. Sizes vary. Shown: $3,400. Exclusively at Martin & MacArthur, in The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr., Wailea, 891-8844; and Whalers Village, 2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali, 667-7422;

6  Hip 2B²

Floor your guests with these fun Marco floor cushions by angelo:HOME. Recycled-cotton and polyester filling; 100% cotton cover, in various colors and patchwork patterns. 20”x20” squares are 6” deep. $89 each at Home World, 374 Hanakai St., Kahului, 877-5503,

7  Just Plane Wonderful

Midori’s sofa console table in dark-walnut finish reveals simple elegance with its glass top, middle shelf, and clean lines. 48”w x 17”d x 30”h. (Also available as coffee or end table.) $399 at Lifestyle Maui, 703 L. Main St., Wailuku, 242-1863,


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