This handmade earthenware "Bikini 2" plate by London-based Amy Worrall will brighten any gloomy day. Measuring approximately 9.5 inches, it's hand-glazed and depicts three bronzed babes posing away on the beach. The shades-wearing women will have...
If you hadn't noticed, MUJI's US online store has been down for the past few months while undergoing a complete overhaul, meaning the only way to get your dose of quality, affordable Japanese design was to go brick-and-mortar. It's finally up and running...
Pasta Tool Set
Not only are Eataly's wooden pasta utensils traditional (so you can make dishes like your nonna), they're also good looking enough that you'll be proud to display them in your kitchen. The Pasta Tool Kit from the already iconic Italian marketplace...
Octagonal Cast Iron Skillet
Portland-based FINEX—with humble origins on Kickstarter—is now one of the very few American companies making cast iron cookware. With deeper walls than the average skillet, this compact 8" one from FINEX is best for browning meats and sautéing vegetable...
Self-taught British designer Tom Dixon stirs up nostalgia for afternoon tea rituals with his golden six-piece Form Tea Set that includes a teapot, tea caddy, sugar dish, jug, a handleless milk jug and tray. The Form Jug, made from spun brass then dipped...
Jerky Crafting Kit
When done right, beef jerky is a lean, healthy snack packed with protein and Omega 3 fatty acids. Fleishers’ Jerky Crafting Kit provides all the necessary tools—including two non-stick drying screens, two spice blends, a cork over door stopper and...
The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook
From Mission Chinese restaurants' co-founder and chef Danny Bowien and Lucky Peach EIC Chris Ying, a treat for your eyes and your belly: The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook. Through conversations between Bowien and collaborators, friends and colleagues;...
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Too Many Cooks
The right tools and ingredients are essential in the kitchen. A great cookbook acts as a necessary guide for exploration, while a little personality in utensils make the experience altogether more enjoyable. And of course, with much of cooking and...
Life Measured Pitcher
Brooklyn-based industrial design studio Visibility and food design publication MOLD have collaborated on a borosilicate glass pitcher that's more than just pretty to look at. Whether using it as a wine carafe, a mixing bowl or something else altogether...
This 100% cotton cat pot-holder adds a little extra whimsy and bewitchery to tonight's dinner preparations. With an embroidered kitty face by your side, you'll be able to conquer any hot handles. And if you're in the mood for more, Arro Home also has...
Life is Fantastic Tea Towel
Bouncing from endearingly odd to throwing around wildly positive vibes, Scotland-based David Shrigley never disappoints. Made in collaboration with Melbourne shop Third Drawer Down, this 100% linen "Life is Fantastic" dish towel is a cheerful (perhaps...
These geometric rocks keep the temperature down, without diluting what you're sipping. Available in a set of four, each rock has a distinct shape (from pyramids to spheres) so everybody can keep track of their own cocktails. While they look like they...
Thanks to a collaboration with Finnish textile manufacturer Finlayson, influential fetish artist Tom of Finland's homoerotic macho men drawings now grace functional home products like bath towels and aprons. The napkins featuring buff sailor hunks...
London-based ceramicist and illustrator Charlotte Mei's blushing Toast Plate has a contagious smile that will throw any morning grumpiness out the window. Made by hand using white earthenware clay and painted with subtle pigments—all smothered in a...
East Coast Tinning's Heirloom Copper Cookware
While in France about 10 years ago, Jim Hamann and his partner ducked into an antique shop and found a huge stockpile of old copper cookware. They purchased it and Hamann set to fixing it up. He studied, experimented and through repeat effort and...
The latest from Apolis, a certified B Corp that aims to empower disenfranchised people through equal opportunity (in place of charity), is a durable apron made from hemp canvas with three pockets and an adjustable leather strap. Whether you're hard...
Turning Vegetables into Noodles and More with Inspiralizer
If you're in a cooking rut, one way to rediscover a love for vegetables you've been long neglecting is just a different way to cut them. The art of "spiralizing," or transforming vegetables into long spirals or noodles with the help of a tool, has...
Soma 10-Cup Water Filter Pitcher
Every so often a design for a common object resonates and forces us to rethink items often dubbed basics. The water pitcher is a common ware for interpretation, with memorable iterations by designers from Tom Dixon to Antonio Aricó. Fewer stunning...
Glazed Apple Plate
NYC-based artist and designer John Derian, best known for his nature and vintage-inspired découpage pieces, has collaborated with Parisian ceramics brand Astier de Villatte for a match made in heaven, as they both draw inspiration from "things forgotten...
Classy Cannabis Cookbooks
As marijuana becomes legalized in more states around the United States, cooking with cannabis has taken a step towards the serious—weed brownies and "special" Rice Krispies Treats just won't cut it anymore. Amid the vast number of questionable cookbooks...
Radical Tea Towels
The Radical Tea Towel Company swiftly ignores the rule about not bringing politics to the dinner table. In fact, their towels do quite the opposite: with a fine selection of towels featuring some of the most revolutionary figures and ideas in Western...
Sucabaruca Coffee Set
Designed by Luca Nichetto in collaboration with Lera Moiseeva, Sucabaruca is a ceramic pour-over coffee set created for Canadian design shop Mjölk. The series of conical shapes includes a hand-engraved pot (or decanter) at the base, a large cone as...
Home London Trade Show Highlights
At the most recent edition of London’s Home trade show, held in the beautiful Victorian Olympia exhibition space earlier this week, a huge number of designers and brands gathered to showcase their latest products to buyers and press. The fair offers...
As Linda Richman knows, a good kvetch among friends is best paired with a cup of joe. This bone china mug makes light of "Coffee Talk" through the humorous use of American artist Mel Bochner's 2010 painting "Kvetch, Kvetch, Kvetch."