Must-Have: Colorful Throw Pillows
An eye-catching pattern makes this pillow a memorable pick.
LOLOI P0339 Pillow in Green Ivory, $78 (22” by 22”)
Into the Blue
“This line exemplifies everything I love about texture and graphic elements, and the blues are insanely rich,” says designer Dana Small. “They cover the ideal beach house range, from sea to sky!”
Alan Campbell for China Seas Zig Zag in French Blue, to the trade; 212-759.6894
A linen pillow with a tape border is an elegant choice, and this large size is just right for resting on during those summer naps.
We love the coral motif of this cotton pillow for adding a nautical touch.
“It’s the green of the sea on a summer day, and the perfect size to lounge with in a hammock,” says blogger Jamie Meares.
Corals and blues play well together in this pillow cover, ideal for adding a pop of color to a sunroom or seating area.
Serena & Lily Maritime Pillow Cover in Seaglass/Coral, $38 (16” by 16”)
Colorful stripes are always a solid choice for a seaside home, and the silk cover gives it a luxe look.
Designers Guild Bellariva Peony Cushion, $145 (12” by 24”)
We’re loving the mix-and-match look of this fabric—it’s sophisticated without losing the playful feel that a beach house needs.
Lulu DK Colors Fabric in Rose, available to the trade; duralee.com
Brighten a room with the happy yellow found in this nature-inspired pillow.
Earn Your Stripes
Made from fabric handwoven in Mexico, these stripes are the ideal way to amp up seating.
Stray Dog Designs Alaxa Pillow, $100 (14” by 20”)
Able to live indoors or out, this pillow would look right at home in an outdoor seating area.
Willa Skye Home Scallop Pillow Cover in Coral, $26 (18” by 18”)
“Indoor/outdoor fabric is a must for sofas, chairs, and dining chairs. Being from Florida, I am always attracted to colorful, Palm Beach-inspired prints,” says designer Katie Rosenfeld.
Alan Campbell for China Seas Ferns, to the trade
"This linen fabric by Tulu is modern and has a movement and color palette that mixes right into a modern day beach house,” says designer Angie Hranowsky.
TULU Sylvie Pillow in Aqua, $185; (18" by 18”)
"I love this orange animal print to make accent pillows or cover small chairs in for both indoor and outdoors,” says designer Thomas Hamel. "The graphic appeal of it is great and it works perfectly against blues."
Clarence House OD Zebra Fabric in Orange, available to the trade
It started off as a painting on canvas, so it's no wonder we love the watercolor look of this throw pillow.
Megan Auman Remnant Pillow, $90 (16” by 20”)
Because it can go indoors or out, this sweet print is the ideal pop of personality for any space.
A pale yellow and subtle animal print lends this pillow a sophisticated feel.
Chevron is a hot pattern, and this pick is our new favorite take on the trend.
“Inspired by my trip to Mindanao and the banana-fiber weavings there, we took the handwoven hemp and embroidered a wavelike pattern on top.”
—Designer John Robshaw
“This design makes me want to jump for joy and sip a piña colada simultaneously!”
—Actress Jayma Mays
“I’ve used these on beds in my house, as throws, and even out on the sand as picnic blankets. I feel like I have a piece of American history.”
—Julie Carlson, editor-in-chief of Remodelista.
Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Foot Soldier Navy Blanket in Navy Cream, $200 (twin)