Boca do Lobo Bohème Luxury Safe “This unconventional safe masquerading as a stack of suitcases seems primed for adventure on Agatha Christie’s Orient Express. It could take a supporting role in a walk-in closet or be a scene-stealer in a library or office.” $41,910; bocadolobo.com
From the gold-draped rooms of the Palace of Versailles to the Victorian glamour of the Gilded Age, a bit of shine has always been de rigueur in smart interiors. But for the holiday season, especially, a touch of metal can make a space inﬁnitely more alluring and festive. Here, Bostonbased interior designer and antiques dealer Heidi Pribell casts her discerning eye on the current metallic rage, breaking it down in two: the pieces with a Midas touch and those with a silver streak. Heidi Pribell Interiors, 299 Concord Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-1445; heidipribell.com
Koket Chandra Bar Stool “From its sinuous legs to its peek-a-boo cleavage, form trumps function in this racy bar stool. Bypass the kitchen island and belly this up to your fully loaded bar for classic cocktails or even game-day brews.” $4,476; bykoket.com Boca do Lobo Symphony Sideboard “Taking its inspiration from church organ pipes, this glamorous sideboard in goldplated brass would strike just the right note in a plush dining room or tailored living space.” $53,470; bocadolobo.com Boca do Lobo Eden Series “Rugged and refined, this cluster of gold tree trunks adds shimmer and whimsy to any room. Separate them as seating at a smashing potluck dinner, or group them together in a cozy library nook.” $52,220; bocadolobo.com
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ERIC ROTH (ROOM). OPPOSITE PAGE: ERIC ROTH (ROOM)
FOR ON-TREND INTERIORS, SAYS DESIGNER HEIDI PRIBELL, GOLD AND SILVER ARE IN… BUT WHICH ONE ARE YOU?
Koket Guilt Mirror “Channel your inner Louis XIV with this Sun King-meets-Sid Vicious starburst mirror. Mounted over a living room fireplace or in an entryway, the hard-edge lines of shimmering textured metal provide the perfect glam accent.” $5,244; bykoket.com