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Oliver & Co. Candles
Escape the banal blast of cinnamon, nutmeg and pine that infiltrates homes and stores this time of year. Madrid-based, self-taught perfumer Oliver Valverde, who founded Oliver & Co. in 2009, has finally brought his fragrances and candles to the US...
STYLE
KOBO Candles + Lotta Jansdotter for Kikkerland
by Laura Feinstein As the daylight hours shrink and we inch ever closer to the festive holiday season, what better way to celebrate the impending winter solstice than with a few (expertly packaged) Nordic candles? Swedish designer Lotta Jansdotter...
STYLE
A Brighter Future with Prosperity Candles
In 2009, Prosperity Candle began as a project in Baghdad, Iraq. Partnering with Women for Women International, the organization trained 50 women survivors of war to make candles in their homes, and help rebuild their lives through economic empowerment...
DESIGN
Scintilla Organic Candles
As longtime attendees of Iceland's DesignMarch, we're familiar with the wonderful textile work of Reykjavik-based Scintilla, a homeware brand founded by fashion and textile designer Linda Björg Árnadóttir. Last year, we were introduced to her organic...
STYLE
L'Art Du Soin by Diptyque
When the cult-followed Parisian candlemaker and parfumeur Diptyque announced its expansion into skincare—dubbed "L'Art Du Soin"—we were hesitant at first. With hundreds of other brands crowding the luxury skincare market, we wondered what Diptyque...
DESIGN
Six Unique Candles
There's something about lighting a candle—an effortless way to instantly transform the ambience of a room, with the strike of a match, making everything look a little more beautiful. We learned that in Scandinavian tradition, the heat and light...
DESIGN
Homestead by Found Goods Market
Homestead is a new three-piece collection from candlemakers Found Goods Market. Like their debut collection, Fairfax & King—which drew inspiration from historical American apothecaries—Homestead rouses nostalgic memories from the South, which makes...
DESIGN
Chrome and Concrete Candle Sets
Much like Ólöf Jakobína's Marmo table, So by Sonja is similarly inspired by Iceland's imposing lanscape and brightly colored architecture. Created by Sonja Björk Ragnarsdóttir, the range's first product, Candlestick 5, take...
DESIGN
Kelly Lamb's Ever Candles
by Geren Lockhart From a carriage house-turned-studio space atop a hill in LA, artist Kelly Lamb creatively transforms lumps of clay into sexy yet functional geometric objects. Lamb began infusing her fine art pedigree into furniture and home decor...
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Astier de Villatte + Commune de Paris
Breaking out of their classic white aesthetic, Astier de Villatte has released a red, white and blue porcelain candle as part of a collaboration with Commune de Paris. The tricolor cube pattern is modeled after Astier de Villatte's notebooks, and...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Four
Since the last installment of our Quarterly Co subscription service a lot has happened here at Cool Hunting—most importantly, our first CH Edition trip to South Africa and Zambia. CH co-founder Evan Orensten drew on the safari experience for...
DESIGN
David Taylor
Based out of Stockholm, Scotsman David "Superdave" Taylor calls himself a metal craftsman. The self-proclaimed job title doesn't necessarily do him justice, however, given that his roster of work regularly transcends the boundaries between design...
DESIGN
Curio Noir
The aptly named line of candles, cloth and curiosities from New Zealand-based Curio Noir ranges from the vaguely sinister Lilith Doll candles in the shape of a baby's head to woven linen napkins with floral line art, but we were most captivated by...
DESIGN
Insight Candles
Insight, a line of women's and men's clothing born from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia, has introduced their latest addition, Insight Collectibles. As a way to turn their collection of graphic tees, vintage-inspired maxi dresses, and...
DESIGN
Astier de Villatte
It took a recent visit to one of our favorite Paris shops to realize that despite using their products all the time we've never written about them. Astier de Villatte is a 15 year old lifestyle powerhouse founded by Benoît Astier de Villatte...
DESIGN
Habitat Valencia 2011, Part Two
A slightly more sober follow-up to last week's report on anthropomorphic design spied at Habitat Valencia, here we've surveyed the best in clever furniture solutions from Spain. The following spans ideas for minimalists who don't even want to own candleholders...
DESIGN
Wine Bottle Candle Holder
A clever nod to everyone's favorite readymade candle holder, this twist on the repurposed wine bottle concept celebrates the the shape of the low-budget accessory. While it keeps the curvy top of the source material, it eliminates the bulky body...
DESIGN
Hills
Creator of the incredible teapot Wood You Like A Cup Of Tea?, Jakob Solgren's newest design keeps to his playful wit while taking on new form in a commission for Swedish glass manufacturer Kosta Boda. The "Hills" candlestick holders symbolize to...
DESIGN
Cire Trudon
Few brands have 367 years of heritage and know-how behind them, and few are lucky enough to have the skills of a talented marketer, patron of the arts and designer to support them. Cire Trudon literally gave light to the people (and royalty) and...
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