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Ole Jensen Kitchen/Tableware: Simple, not Silly

As a life-long fan of kitchen appliances, and perhaps a little obsessive with them, it is reassuring to find a set like Ole Jensen’s. The starkly-designed set of cups, plates, pitchers, juicers, bowls, and storage containers is something of an ideal. Continue reading

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Double Dish: Two in One

With some innovative kitchen engineering, the Double Dish is actually a bowl made for separating your spent shells and pits from the olives and nuts you might be enjoying. In the center of the main bowl is a dish that serves as the main compartment for all the snacks you want to store. Then, the body of the bowl is another receptacle for your spent bits. Continue reading

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Ape: Serving the perfect cocktail party

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It is since the 1950′s that Alessi has been providing cocktail products making it a leading and a mostly favorite brand. Recently, they collaborated with industrial designer Gioulio Iacchetti’s and a new series was born, with a rather funny name: Ape. Continue reading

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Soma Water Filters: Carafes for design thirst

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The Soma water filter brings a new concept to the market for filtering tap water at home. When you buy the Soma you are automatically enrolled for bimonthly deliveries of the biodegradable cartridges. Just replace these in the curvaceous glass carafe and drink away. Continue reading

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Wooden Skandinavian Breakfast Plates: Refined Rural

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This set of six Skandi inspired breakfast plates in natural wood echo northern hemisphere honesty and style at relaxed dinners or for quick lunches. The pieces are simply round and flat, with a grove to catch crumbs and drips, finished in a beveled edge. The look is quite aptly described by Rowen and Wren’s various collection titles – ‘Refined Rural’ or ‘Timeless Living’, as these are the sort of plates that are simply made, yet will always look sophisticated. Continue reading

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Top 10 Gift Ideas For The Perfect Holiday Host

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Today we bring you the hottest essentials for setting your holiday table and entertaining family and guests in style – Here are our favorite top 10 holiday gift ideas for the perfect holiday host. Continue reading

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Herriott Grace Homewares: Precious littles

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The ever-changing but select collection of handmade homewares, from cake flags to hand turned chopping boards, is one set that we cannot forget. If the heart meltingly tactile and beautiful products themselves weren’t enough, the father daughter story behind it is bound to charm. When his daughter moved 3400km away from home across the country, Lance Herriot began sending parcels as tokens of his love. Often included were hand carved spoons made from the favorites from his lifetime wood collection. All it took was Nikole to propose sharing the lovely pieces in a store, and the Herriot Grace brand was born. Continue reading

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Simply Carafe: Stylishly store your liquids

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I admit to having a love relationship with well designed every day objects, such as a jug for example, which feature transparency. Especially in the case of kitchen objects which are meant to functionally carry liquids. Can you imagine this Stelton’s Simply Carafe, magically, while in fact just simply, changing colors according to the refreshment it’s ready to serve in beautiful glasses of thirsty people like you and me? Continue reading

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Nice On Ice Glasses & Carafe: Better Together

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The Nice On Ice glassware set is a set of six unusual slim beakers and a matching ice bowl in matching glass. By letting the glasses sit together in the ice, Nice On Ice prevents dilution of your preferred tipple, chills it nicely, and creates a piece of decoration in itself. Continue reading

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Wasara: Elegant Single Use Tableware

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The Wasara range of single use crockery and cutlery breathes life into the scruffy world of throwaway party ware, a real breath of fresh Japanese-design air. Not only is it manufactured from bio-based materials including sugarcane waste bagasse, but also the shapes are crisp, clean and designed to fit into the most discerning guests paws. The whole range includes platters, small plates and bowls, cutlery and cups. Continue reading