ISSUE 8  |  Japanese Design

Cross Purposes

September 20, 2007 3:38 AM

BY Julie Carlson

I have an unexplained attraction to the Swiss Army cross. Here are some recent finds:

Swiss Army blanket; $298 at

Iron push pins from

X-It polyester lamp from Swedish company the Snowroom; $78.67 at

Cross pillow from Jonathan Adler; available in a variety of color combinations; $95 (also available as a rug starting at $600) at

Cross Filament Light from Urban Outfitters; $16 at Urban Outfitters:

Kasimir Malevitch’s “Croix Noire 1920,” a silkscreen on paper $55.99 at

Cross cabinet at my favorite London kitchen store, Summerhill and Bishop; go to

Below: Create your own DIY red cross assemblage, similar to the one casually propped on the shelf in this office.