Orange you glad it's almost summer? We can practically smell the barbecue and taste the margaritas. In anticipation of longer, lovelier days, we heat up our surroundings with generous applications of one especially happy hue. It begins with this meltingly pretty ensemble by Carolina Herrera that's sure to be worn all season long.
See the light with Fluoro pendants available through Orange Skin. The polycarbonate sphere boasts a fluorescent coat and measures 17.7 by 16.4 inches. Also available as a floor lamp. $465 each at www.orangeskin.com.
Fans of Mottahedeh china - made by the same process as porcelain produced for the aristocracy in the 18th and 19th centuries - can hook this carp tureen by Mottahedeh & Company Fine Dinnerware. 19 by 11 inches and $5,500 at www.mottahedeh.com.
Give your best friend some stylish digs of its own with this polyethylene indoor/outdoor dog house by Magis, available at Plushpod.

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19.1 by 29.7 by 35 inches and $1,011 at www.plushpod.com.
Lacquered boxes by Plantation are lined in velveteen and ideal for treasures or as accent pieces. The smallest is 5 by 5 by 3 inches. $75 to $265 (for the set) at store.plantationdesign.com.
Please be seated on this mushmallow sofa by White Furniture. 52 by 33 inches, $800. Store is at 1422 Market Street, San Francisco. Order at 415.865.9809 or view at www.whiteonwhite.com.