The Case Bosques Mug designed by designed by Jorge Diego Etienne in collaboration with Savvy Studio takes two materials, ceramic and wood and simply molds them together to create a beautifully perfect mug. The mugs are all hand made in Monterey, Mexico.
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The Making Hard Things Soft pillow line by the new Swedish design company How Are You is brilliant! The 50cm x 50 cm hand made pillows, printed in Sweden, are made from heavy 100% cotton canvas and feature detailed images of hard surfaces like rock, plywood, & concrete.
The pillows are available for purchase direct from How Are You for 600 Swedish Kronas or around 84.00 US dollars.
Love these little color dipped bowls by Wind & Willow. Each bowl is artisan-made and is 2.5″ x 1.25″ the perfect size for some salt on the table, paper clips on your desk, or succulents in the window. The bowls are sold in pairs for $16.00 on Wind & Willows’s Etsy page.
The new Primary Clocks by designer David Weatherhead & GOODD for Thorsten van Elten are beautifully simple. The Douglas Fir bodies are screen printed with bright pops of color in two styles, a half circle and segmented hours. The clocks are £75 in the Theo Online Store.
I love this really smart and beautiful set of spoons by Eindhoven based designer Niels Datema. The Bread Spoons set, with their porcelain scoops and wooden handles, includes one spoon for each of the five main bread ingredients. No math needed, just scoop, kneed and bake!
The Faceture Vases, by London based designer Phil Cuttance, are a series of hand cast, faceted vases that incorporate variance in the core design of the object. Each piece is made on a beautiful hand powered machine that Cuttance built specific for the project. Be sure to watch the video for the process, every part of this project has been carefully thought out.
The Tiffin Lunch Kit by Vancouver, Canada based designer Lorea Sinclaire is a beautiful experiment in mobile eating. The porcelain, steel & cork lunch kit, with its ties to bento boxes, can accommodate a large array of lunch combinations in an easy to carry & store kit. Sinclaire currently has the Tiffin Luch Kit up for sale on her website for a reasonable $65.00.
These amazing color-blocked cutting boards are lovingly hand-made in Philadelphia by Lostine out of locally grown Sycamore. The beautiful finish with the added detail of the leather handles and the bright pops of color make for one awesome piece of wood.
They are currently for sale on Anthropologie’s with prices ranging from $128 — $248; a little high for something you cut on, but if you can afford it, they are worth every penny.
I really love these simple laminated polyester bags by Varpunen. I can’t find much information on them but the geometric patterns and warm muted colors are beautiful. The bags are 8″x8″ square and about 10.5″ high and retail for €22 (about $30.00) a piece.