Summer Picnic Essentials
It's not officially summer until you've brought the party outdoors, but a really memorable picnic is more than paper plates and snacks. From games to speakers, bowls to coolers, we've selected some of the best new products to make your al fresco adventure...
Leather & Copper Strap Basket
The Leather & Copper Strap Basket from Alissia Melka-Teichroew of byAMT and Thomas Im of Mimot is a merger of creative minds. Designed in collaboration after each artist admired the other's work at neighboring tradeshow booths, the object features...
Terrazas Wines for Summer BBQs
Asado is the national dish of Argentina, and the word represents two separate meanings: first, a broad range of techniques associated with cooking barbecue and the traditional dish that ensues, and second, the actual barbecue event. Though the country...
Awning Stripe Paper Beverage Caddy
Pack up your home brews or an assortment of your favorite craft beers in this paper drinks caddy. The "awning stripe" adds an element of refinement any time of year.
Pro-Idee's Camping Cutlery
Camping season is upon the Northern Hemisphere and when you want to travel light, every item counts. From biodegradable utensils to a set that folds up into a pocket knife, we've come across a few appealing designs in portable cutlery. The newest...
PetNic Basket by Miriam Mirri for Alessi
Rounding out celebrated designer Miriam Mirri's ever popular range of accessories for dogs and cats (with uses extending beyond the world of pet owners), Italian brand Alessi now offers the PetNic Basket. This carryall is charming and handy, with...
Off the Grid
Off the Grid takes food trucking in the Bay Area to the next level. What started in 2010 as an idea to group food truck vendors has turned into a one-of-a-kind dining experience with a cult following. Off the Grid takes place all over San Francisco...
Linha Combine Portable Table Set
Brazilian design company Bold announced this week Linha Combine, an all-in-one set for transporting family-style meals. During the presentation at Rio+Design, we were struck by the combination of sharp design, eco-consciousness and material innovation...
Part-time Picnic by Welcome Companions
by Vivianne Lapointe Fascinated by how unexpected shapes can be transformed into functional accessories, Laurel Consuelo Broughton launched Welcome Companions in 2011. Her debut Mr. Knife, Miss Fork collection was well received by fashion hounds...
The Modern Picnic
When the weather complies, a picnic represents near ultimate sensory satisfaction. Snacking and sipping, mingling with the beauty of the great outdoors, and basking in the warm seasonal glow—the tradition has all the romance of camping without...
Le Dîner en Blanc
Good weather in Paris always brings out an army of picnickers carrying folding chairs and baskets. But when Parisians-in-the-know descended on the Louvre courtyard last week, they were actually participating in an annual dining event that's some...