Sweet Folk Art in Hand-painted Furniture from Kare-Design
Managing to look like indigenous painted furniture from all the nations in the world, the Ibiza Collection is hand made in Indonesia.
Like Ibiza itself, a Mediterranean island off the coast of Spain that was overrun by Moorish design influences from Morocco and the Northern Sahara over the centuries…
…this fun painted furniture collection by Kare Design has an overtly Mediterranean-Moorish quality.
But the goofy sweetness of these pieces would fit equally well in almost every national folk art theme.
The modernized oriental and classic patterns blend almost every folk art culture around the world.
These pieces suggest the folk art furniture passionately hand painted by Russian grandmothers, but also the surprise of magical realism of Mexico.
They remind you of the fairy tale world, steeped in tradition, of Lapland.
But also the nostalgia of colonial settlers, trying to recreate the veneer of genteel civilization in the wild wild west.
The result is a very versatile and exciting collection that would work to bring some piquancy to almost any design theme.
It would make the kind of furniture for children that is remembered for life.
The sweet hand-painted collection of tables and chairs and chests and mirrors, is made from acacia and mango wood.