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Eve Serving Set
Sculpted in Jonathan Adler's Soho studio, these hand-shaped serving utensils are then cast in solid brass and finished with a food-safe lacquer. Little sculptures in their own right, these table tools serve up a bit of surrealism as they sparkle. In...
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Flamingo Tassel Drop Earrings
Handmade in Thailand from cotton and brass, Bloom + Grace's Flamingo tassel drop earrings contribute to social good just as much as personal style. The brand partners with local artisans across the globe, employing people in developing nations. Further...
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Philodendron Plant Mobile
Made from 100% brass, this gorgeous Philodendron leaf mobile is one plant you will never kill. Since the material will develop a patina as it ages, it can be hung somewhere warm and dry to slow the process—or the opposite to hasten it. Crafted in Portland...
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WEDDINGS
Circa Incense Burner
Cinnamon Projects' elegant incense burner is inspired by traditional 16th century koh-do ceremonies in Japan, which are thought to remove impurities, refresh the spirit and bring about a moment of peace. "Circa" comes packed in a handsome gift box...
STYLE
CH Omakase 2016: Editions de Re Belt
Rarely does one see a common, everyday item—like a belt buckle—transformed functionally by way of a change to its geometries. That was certainly some of the allure pertaining to the work of Editions de Re, a design collective founded by Jim Hinz...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Gio Ponti D.153.1 Armchair
The bold design of Molteni&C's Gio Ponti D.153.1 armchair means that it will stand out in any room, and yet, strangely, work with all kinds of styles seamlessly. Designed in 1953, this chair was in Gio Ponti's house in via Dezza, Milan, and this re...
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Astronomer Double Spinning Coin
A double-sided, pocket-sized work of art by Urban EDC Supply and graphic artist Billy French, the astronomer spinning coin features representations of the sun and the moon. Beyond the artistic motifs, however, there's a game-like novelty to the coin...
DESIGN
Furniture and Lighting From NYC's Apparatus Studio
It seems as if every time NYC-based design studio Apparatus releases a new line, there's something to covet—especially when they successfully modernize classic shapes and materials. At ICFF this year, the studio did not disappoint. Apparatus debuted...
DESIGN
Futagami's Elegant Brass Hardware Comes to NYC
We've had our eye on NYC lifestyle boutique Nalata Nalata (located off the 2nd Avenue F stop) for some time. A glimpse at their stocked wares reveals the storytelling mission of co-founders Stevenson Aung and Angélique Chmielewski (Nalata Nalata is...
DESIGN
Fundamental Berlin's Not-So-Ordinary Frames
"The inspiration was fishnet tights!" Steve Molloy, co-founder of The Fundamental Group, tells CH about the brand's unique grid frames. "It was about how sometimes a thing becomes more interesting when it has been slightly obscured. Sort of like...
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FURNITURE_DECOR
Weather Station
Nobody said thermometers needed to be embedded with complex algorithms to be smart. Best Made Co.’s Weather Station is incredibly clever—and it’s completely analog. Two needles report on temperature and relative humidity—gauging the “feel” of the room...
ART_PRINTS_PAPER_GOODS
Brassing Ballpoint Pen
Taiwan-based design studio, Ystudio, builds minimalistic pens and pencils from sturdy metals like copper and brass. Their Brassing Series ballpoint pen is coated with a black paint that wears down with use, eventually revealing an underlying luster...
DESIGN
Kebei Li Kickstarts His Cubic Cable-Holder
Imitation is apparently the greatest form of flattery—but once industrial designer Kebei Li learned that a cheap, almost-too-similar version of the cubic cable holders he designed as a RISD student was being funded on Kickstarter by a new SF-based...
DESIGN
Beautiful Brass Watering Cans by Lee West Objects
Over eight years ago we took note of British-born, Paris-based designer Lee West for his striking use of organic forms while working within companies like Ligne Roset and Cinna. Since, West has formed his own eponymous brand and created an array...
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HANDMADE
Pheasant Edition Backgammon
An exceptional tribute to the oldest recorded board game in existence, this backgammon set features a hand-lacquered photographic feather playing field encased in Zebrano wood. Duel using pieces made of antique gold and black aluminum, with laser-cut...
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HANDMADE
WEDDINGS
CH + AmDC: Tipsy Grey
Bower's Tipsy paperweight puts the fun in functional. Like an adult—and tiny—version of those pop-up punching bags, knock this desk accessory over when you're feeling stressed and it'll spring back to life, keeping your papers dutifully protected...
HANDMADE
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JEWELRY
Engraved Horn Pendant Necklace
There's nothing precious about K/LLER's Petite Engraved Horn Pendant made in collaboration with motorcycle engraver Otto Carter. Brass is the name of the game, both on the hand-cast pendant and the blackened metal chain.
CLOTHING_SHOES_ACCESSORIES
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Clip Coat
Face any polar vortex head on with Filson’s heavy-duty Clip Coat, featuring a windproof storm flap, virgin wool lining and brass fireman clips so you don’t have to use numb fingers to fumble for your zipper.
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OVER_1000
Horsehair Sconce
A graceful equine tail that emits light creates an unexpectedly crisp fixture in a sophisticated decor scheme. The Horsehair Sconce by Apparatus Studio evokes something that seems almost alive, yet sturdy in its mounted position.
HANDMADE
251_500
KITCHEN_FOOD_SPIRITS
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Rare Presenter Set and Four Rare Glasses
The Rare Presenter, by gentner design, elevates the whisky experience through the art of presentation. The handle allows the intricate tray to be carried with only one hand and prevents spillage from the Fferrone glasses. Each Presenter is handcrafted...
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WEDDINGS
HOME_OFFICE
HANDMADE
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FURNITURE_DECOR
Perpetual Calendar
Counting the days until your next well-deserved vacation is decidedly more fun with Fruitsuper Design's Perpetual Calendar. The handcrafted solid maple structure is accented by porcelain time-keeping beads which indicate the month, day and date. Form...
HANDMADE
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Not Yours Luggage Tags
Los Angeles-based Make Smith Leather Co. alludes to our sheep-like tendencies—we know your suitcase is black too—with a handmade luggage tag that adds a subtle touch of handcrafted sass. The next time someone fumbles around to check the bag floating...
JEWELRY
HANDMADE
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No3 Brass Ring
An ornate, beautiful way to wear your heart on your sleeve comes in the form of this grown-up mood ring. Though the concept comes from a vending machine, the actual handmade iteration features plated brass and a 20mm heat-sensitive stone.
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CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Brass Hair Combs
Wsake hair combs put a sleek and modern spin on an old-fashioned ladies' vanity mainstay. The brass picks come in charming shapes like Looking Guy, Tulip, Square and Lace, and with time the patina will darken to a golden brown color.
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