ISSUE 22  |  Pacific Northwest

Accessories: Hooks and Chains as Decor

June 03, 2011 3:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Gothic or glamorous? Hooks and chains as decor, seemingly everywhere right now; here’s a roundup of rooms featuring draped chains and menacing meat hooks.

Above: In a Gotland summer house, rusted chains and hooks function as a decorative element.

Above: An industrial hook attached to a ceiling rosette serves as a lantern suspension device; via French by Design.

Above: Alex MacArthur antiques in Brighton, England.

Above: Marine lanterns are suspended from chains at the Clos du Lethe in France.

Above: At Gjelina restaurant in Venice, LA, an oval hanging meat hook serves as chandelier base.

Above: At Sage Restaurant in Berlin, chains and hooks are an integral part of the decor.

Above: At 14Feet in Healdsburg, California, meat hooks create an edgy sculptural element.