Rope: suddenly everywhere, as chandelier suspension, curtain ties, shelf supports. Here's a roundup of ideas:
Above: In a Portola Valley dining room (in a William Wurster-designed ranch house), San Francisco designer Charles de Lisle created a simple chandelier using hemp rope.
Above: A heavy linen curtain contained with a length of rope in a room by San Francisco designer Nicole Hollis.
Above: A rustic shelf suspended from the ceiling with rope, via Inside.
Above: A rope room divider, by Sidney-based Alwill Studio.
Above: A rope sculpture at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs by Michael Schmidt; photo by Douglas Lyle Thompson.