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This season's top color trend isn't exactly the most common term around — so if you had to consult your old Art History textbook (or the Pantone website) for a little clarity, you're not alone. Named for a naturally occurring pigment of the same name, Ochre is an earthy yellow-brown hue that's most often associated with oil paints and clays. (Maybe that's why the feeling it evokes is so downright artsy.)
But while it's not a name you'll spot in the average box of Crayola crayons, there's no denying its widespread appeal, style-wise — especially as we head into fall. Situated perfectly between last year's desert-chic canyon clay hues and the oncoming burnt yellows of autumn, there's no better time to pepper some of this spicy pigment into your home.
Unfurled between the island and the sink, this runner would make for a stunning pop of color in a neutral kitchen — or, hang it on the wall vertically for some statement-making wall art, ASAP.
Our obsession with substantial, handmade ceramics is well-documented at this point ... but there's always room for a new platter or two on the table, especially with high-contrast edges making them so irresistible.
Oddbird Co.'s Ottoman blankets are fast becoming a cult favorite to rival their handmade Turkish bathrobes. Snap up this intricate mustard-hued version before they sell out again.
Just the thing to round out your "shelfie" for Instagram, or lend a little oomph to your home office.
Did we mention how well ochre can coexist with midcentury styling? Well, now you know.
A little bit Pixar, a little bit posh ... and a lot more stylish than that old IKEA desk lamp.
We know, linen bedding season is almost over, but in a fall-approved hue like this spiced gold, we think a few more months will be well worth it.
We can't help but picture whipping up a batch of butternut squash soup and resting a ladle on this thoroughly autumnal spoon rest.
Handwoven in Mexico, these grid napkins feel modern and graphic yet appropriately earthy.
Emily Bihl is a freelance writer and sometimes-songwriter who can invariably be found rearranging furniture in a domicile somewhere along the Mississippi River. She lives with her black labrador Selkie and a small army of homemade ceramics, and has not willingly closed a browser tab since 2011.