Brooklyn's Latest Design Stars

BKLYN Designs Palo Samko
BKLYN Designs Palo Samko

The New York City borough of Brooklyn continues to attract some of the country's top creative talent, be it in music, furniture or fashion. Some of that design pedigree was on display in contemporary home furniture and accessories this past weekend at the eighth annual BKLYN DESIGNS 2010.

Local borough officials, Pratt Institute and others collaborated to showcase dozens of Brooklyn-based designers at St. Ann's Warehouse. While many of the show's wares represented custom or limited edition products, some of the featured items already are available via larger retail stores, such as a hand-printed wallpaper by Grow House Grow at Anthropologie, or selected furnishings by UM at ABC Carpet and Home.

Here's a roundup of a few of our favorites...