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Portable Grill Designed and Made in Dubai

The Square is a portable BBQ grill designed and made in Dubai by Goats Don’t Shave and skilled steel smiths. Actually a disc shape, the simple grill can be carried in a stitched leather harness. The beach-ready design is made entirely of brushed stainless steel and requires no charcoal to fire up a good barbeque. The thick metal grill sustains high temperatures while allowing for ventilation, keeping the party safe. ...

Anza Espresso Machine

The Anza Machine by Montaag reimagines the espresso machine without stainless steel. The innovative design is handmade of concrete, quartz, and porcelain with corian, brass, and teak components. Earthy yet industrial, the kitchen accessory features both a wooden base and a hot water dial fashioned to look like a vintage sink tap. This minimalist design may seem like a dream. But it’s real; the Anza Machine is made in Berkeley, ...

Acacia Honey Dipper by Miriam Mirri for ALESSI

Designed by Miriam Mirri for ALESSI, ACACIA is part of Mirri’s 2014 “Objets-Bijoux” collection. This special item is a honey dipper made of stainless steel. Inspired by honeycomb yet made all its own, ACACIA stands out among a market dominated by wooden dippers and honey spoons. The sleek material gives this design a touch of elegance, and the hexagon and stars at the tip playfully reimagine nature’s geometries.

Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Bag

The Blue Bottle Travel Coffee Kit is a carry-on bag equipped with everything needed for making a quality brew. The portable design includes a sample of whole beans, a stainless steel Porlex Mini Hand Grinder, a Blue Bottle Travel Dripper, Falcon Enamelware Tumblers, Timbuk2 Zarfs (felt coffee cozies), and compostable filters. All in cool colors, the bag has a stone gray 14-oz waxed canvas body, black leather detailing, a Blue ...

Rhythm, Minimalist Ceramic Collection by Fou de Feu

Veerle Van Overloop’s ceramic studio Fou de Feu is the creative force behind the Rhythm Collection, a series of cooking and dining accessories for design-loving foodies. The clean, minimalist set includes several culinary essentials made of porcelain, wood, marble, and leather. The white dinnerware set nests altogether, and the wooden layering boards stack in a small pyramid.

Ceramic Coffee Mug with R-Shaped Wooden Handle

HMM’s Mugr is a simple mug for holding coffee or tea. Made in Taiwan, the mug is composed of a Japanese ceramic cup and a walnut handle, each crafted by specialized artisans. The “r” shape of Mugr’s handle gives the design a distinct look and helps it stack neatly in storage. Additionally, the black glaze of the ceramic imbues the mug with visual interest by making the material look a ...

Experience Dessert in a New Way with Chocolate Pencils

These chocolate pencils were designed by Nendo, the Japanese studio that previously designed chocolate nails and chocolate paint tubes. Created for Tsujiguchi Hironobu in Tokyo, the pencils are made to be “sharpened” for the delicate, delicious chocolate shavings. Customers at the patisserie shave the chocolate themselves with the accompanying pencil sharpener, decorating their dessert as part of a creative if somewhat laborious experience. The pencils themselves are available in a ...

Nendo Holiday Ice Cream Cake for Häagen-Dazs

This edible creation by Nendo is the latest addition to Häagen-Dazs’ series of designer holiday ice cream cakes. The romantic design places milk chocolate houses atop a snowy white box cake. The sweet little homes represent a village and harken back to simpler times, just like a good holiday can. The cakes come in two flavors, caramel nut and mixed fruit. The cake will be on sale this winter only ...

Cooking Table For a Minimalist Kitchen Experience

Designed by Moritz Putzier, the Cooking Table is a multifunctional table with a bench and storage bowls. The table features a treated wooden tabletop with a gas burner in the middle. Built into either side are wire supports for hanging all sorts of kitchen supplies. A separate piece, the bench provides a small workspace and a place to sit when the meal is ready. The ceramic storage bowls are sealed ...

Chocolate LEGO Bricks by Akihiro Mizuuchi

This sweet design began as part of a Valentine’s Day tradition among Japanese designer Akihiro Mizuuchi and his friends. Every February fourteenth, the gang would make chocolates in the image of their favorite characters from Mobile Suit Gundam. This year, Mizuuchi decided to up the ante and make his manga-inspired chocolates from LEGO bricks. He designed the characters on his computer and then created molds using actual LEGO bricks. The ...