Nest of three Buckram bread baskets/serving bowls are made from Buckram, a jute and hemp fabric traditionally used by bookbinders. The bowls are made in the UK where they are also designed. Even if you just use them for decoration rather than holding anything, these Buckram bowls will make a — Continue reading
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Totem by Boym Partners is just a vase at the first blush. Then this handmade ceramic ‘vase’ breaks down into four distinct bowls creating a very unique serving experience. It can make an ideal complement to contemporary dining room furniture. Totem looks perfectly simple and combines both functional and beauty. — Continue reading
I bought one of Rob Cartelli's ceramic mugs recently at a craft fair, and love the shape and simplicity. The colors and stripes remind me of lined paper from school.
Having a cup of tea in the afternoon is almost a daily ritual especially for the past few years having giving up coffee. I especially love white porcelain something about it is so classic and timeless. Maybe because it reminds me of the dinnerware my parents had years ago. And — Continue reading
Living among and interacting with beautifully designed objects on a daily basis truly shapes your environment. If money is no object, you can go about incorporating beautiful things into your life at your convenience. For those of us who need to be more selective, starting small – with tools you use — Continue reading
Nao Tamura, who won the I Salone Satellite Award during Milan design week 2010, created these super cute leaf like serving dishes. The plates, called Seasons, were created from silica sand, are flexible, dishwasher and microwave safe. See her website here.
Friday is finally here and soon it will be cocktail hour. I would love to come home to my (as yet nonexistent) bar and whip up one of my favorite cocktails: the cucumber martini. Now that warmer weather is here, I can think of nothing more refreshing and tasty to — Continue reading
Scouring the design blogs and searching for great finds, I bring you these treasures! Modern must have! – Design Milk featured these cool coasters from Medium Control on Etsy and I couldn't agree more…these are a great find! Thank you, thank you very much. Great hostess gift! Oh, Wasara, be — Continue reading
One of the biggest Brazilian furniture fairs, Movelsul, also has a design contest, and they finally announced the winners. Check them out here! I`ve selected a couple of images so you can have a preview…
These illustrations by Calu Fontes are just breath taking! So detailed, so colourful… amazing! These pieces are for me like works of art, not only simple tableware.
This is a fantastic tray but even more it’s art, put it on the wall or lean it against the kitchen wall. I just adore these two images on both of the trays. berenice by ibride el querido father by ibride They are designed by the French atelier ibirdie. I — Continue reading
As pretty as a linen table cloth can be, it is quite hard to keep it clean and looking fresh. So, it`s very common (at least in Brazil) using plastic table cloths: not only they`re cheap (around R$7,00 per meter,what would be something like U$4,00) but also functional and can — Continue reading
notNeutral has released some great new tabletop items! The new Kids Melamine Snack Set comes gift-boxed in eco-friendly packaging and includes two trays/dishes, cup, bowl, and an easy-to-hold fork and spoon. The Duplex Placemats–available in Ants, Transport, & Seasons–provide vibrant colors and patterns that coordinate with all of notNeutral’s dinnerware. — Continue reading
Ice cream is probably my favorite food. I could eat it every day if it weren't for the damage it does to one's waistline. Perhaps artist Virginia Sin has a similar love. She's created "Sugar Cones" — a series of ceramic ice cream cones that look totally real. For $18/piece — Continue reading
We can all agree that nothing in the this world is cooler than a well-groomed moustache. Not all of us have the ability to sport a wicked moustache, whether it be for biological reasons or fear of social ridicule. But now you can with the moustache mugs… They come in — Continue reading
Thomaspaul has released two new designs in their tablewear collection! The Portland collection includes the Portland Dinner Plate, Portland Tray, and Portland Coaster Set. This design is inspired by the lush forests and cosmopolitan nature of the city itself, and is at home on a picnic blanket or a dining — Continue reading
Last week was my first blog and I used an Americans perspective on Danish Lifestyle. This week I will share thoughts with you from an American so Danish he has been appointed Creative Director of Georg Jensen. American designer Todd Bracher’s own favorite among his design for Georg Jensen is — Continue reading
Facial hair themed salt and pepper shakers! What a great way to kick off MO-vember. Grab them off Etsy. via –sdotg–
New nursery and tabletop items from Amenity! Amenity has introduced new organic cotton nursery items. The Organic Washcloths, Organic Swaddling Blankets, and Organic Feeding Cloths, are made from Made of 100% pure organic cotton that has been independently certified by third-party agency SKAL and printed with GOTS certified low impact — Continue reading
These sterling silver creations inspire me to pull out the linen and yes indeed let them eat cake! Gorgeous hand crafted silver cake servers, spoons, tongs, stirrers and more. Janet Torelli conjures up images of cocktail and dinner parties my parents used to have with all the wonderful accoutrements. — Continue reading