A ceramic trivet from the Australian retailer, Country Road. Pretty yellow.
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The plus sign-shaped slot on this piggy bank caught my attention. The matte white and abstracted form are quite fine, too.
Dwell Studio bills this Pinwheel rug as kids’ stuff, but grown-up me wouldn’t one bit mind having its graphic cheeriness underfoot.
This hand-crafted steel floor lamp by the French manufacturer Jielde is worthy of a slot on any design enthusiast’s bucket list. It’s on mine, in any case.
If Steve Jobs had gone into the air purification business, he may have come up the Chikuno Cube, an air purifier made from something called “activated bamboo charcoal powder and clay minerals.”
A case for hanging on to your house phone would be Jasper Morrison’s design for the Swiss brand Punkt, which is comprised of a cradle that holds the phone in face-up position, allowing for dialing without picking up the phone. Oh, and yes, it’s beautiful.
Carting along a reusable shopping bag for the inevitable impulse purchase can be a bulky, unsightly proposition. For $10, this stylish carryall from J.Crew, which can be stuffed into its accompanying pocket-size pouch, may just be the answer.
Any artistic practice that calls itself Snarkitecture can’t be expected to have a wholesome worldview, and the Brooklyn-based team behind the name is particularly drawn to imperfections. Broken Ornament, made from gypsum cement, may raise a few eyebrows around the Christmas tree, but there’s no denying its wabi-sabi allure.