“RATTAN AND WICKER are a central part of my decorating DNA,” proclaims Amanda Lindroth, the island whisperer whose design sensibility practically comes with a cold drink under a slowly rotating ceiling fan.
No wonder, then, that Lindroth, who lives part-time in the Bahamas, would offer us a peacock chair (a double one at that) to sink into. The majestic two seater is one of 25 pieces in her first furniture collection, which debuts this spring. Whether positioned as a courtly entry “bench” or stately anchor in a porch seating arrangement, the twin throne hints at the classic — and often whimsical — island grandeur that defines the new line of furnishings.
“I had been collecting sketches,” explains Lindroth, adding that vintage items have become scarcer and scarcer. For inspiration, she borrowed from her own house in the