Tough yet romantic. Hard and soft. Masculine and feminine. High-design home destination CB2 has joined forces with interior designer Kara Mann to bring her creative edge and passion for design to life with a new collection all about the art of contrast.
The CB2 Kara Mann Collection brings the trained eye of a renowned interior designer to create a collection full of vision and depth that will appeal to both designers and consumers alike. From tonal swirl resin to slubbed sateen upholstery, the collection introduces new materials and seamlessly mixes Kara’s irreverent and cool style with CB2’s eclectic, yet sophisticated aesthetic.
“Kara is a creative visionary, and together we’ve created a collaboration that leads with quality and design, but at approachable price points,” said CB2 President Ryan Turf. “While I think any design aficionado will recognize the edginess and high quality in every piece, the collection is still accessible enough to be mixed in with our customer’s personal style.”
The collection was inspired by Kara’s ‘80s teenage dream bedroom, incorporating ruffles, polka dots, and iridescence alongside new materials and modern lines to create a collection that looks back to live in the now.
“Authentic design comes to life when you ignore trends and follow your intuition. I loved working with CB2 to develop new, refreshing textures and materials for this collection so that everyone can find something unique and inspiring for their space,” said interior designer Kara Mann. “CB2 has been a go-to brand for my clients for years, and they have an incredible network of manufacturers that brought the cool and casual vision of this collection to life.”
Additional details of the CB2 Kara Mann Collection include:
Designed for Designers: To ensure this collection fits the needs of designers, this is the first CB2 collaboration that will offer bigger rugs, scaling all the way up to 10×14. Additionally, this is the first collection where all upholstery pieces will be a part of CB2’s custom program, with a selection of fabrics exclusively curated by Kara.
New, Elevated Materials: Working with Kara Mann allowed CB2 to explore a wide range of new techniques and materials such as tonal swirl resin, slubbed sateen upholstery, ultra-clear glass, sprayed concrete, and silk lampshades, as well as new styles like the slipcovered sofa, rolled arm sofa, ruffled edge console and two-tone resin and pitted platinum dining table.
Collection Details: The CB2 Kara Mann Collection includes 74 items across upholstery, rugs, bedding, dining, lighting, decor, and more, with prices ranging from $29 – $2,000. The collection is available starting August 27 on CB2.com and at CB2 stores, including contactless curbside pickup available at select locations.
The CB2 Kara Mann Collection is the brand’s latest collaboration, following successful collections with a wide variety of inspiration brands including GQ, goop, Lenny Kravitz, and Jennifer Fisher.