Use them to make a cake, or to serve up ice cream. Who knew that was a serving size?
Anthropologie | Buy
Keep your hard boiled eggs in this caddy and you won’t have to spend time spinning eggs on the counter to determine their edibility.
Anthropologie | Buy
The porcelain base on this gadget clatters in your saucepan to let you know your soup is about to boil over.
The red flag also waves wildly in defeat. Victory is yours!
The Conran Shop | Buy
You’d have to actually work hard to spill the soap using this dispenser.
Home Annex | Buy
Before people I want to impress come over, I stuff all my crap in these bright colored tins.
Ikea | Buy
(For a set of three.)
I’ve owned this for 12 years and I still haven’t found a better looking alarm clock. I see it all the time in magazine spreads.
Alarm Clocks Online | Buy
These Weck jars are basically just nice tupperware. Put leftovers in
these instead of plastic, better for you and the environment.
Heath Ceramics | Buy
(For a small jar.)
A lot cuter than a bag of frozen stir-fry.
Amazon | Buy
This fat buzzy bee is a great symbolic gift for someone starting a new job, or a nice bit of appreciation for a job well done.
In various cultures, bees symbolize hard work, leadership, intellect, eloquence, and some say they even embody the soul.
Room6 | Buy
Designed by Metz & Kindler, this utilitarian design object makes plant care a pleasure.
MOMA Store | Buy
These hand forged steel scissors with a brass handle are handsome, I have three pairs.
Global Exchange | Buy
Brilliant little spot to put a glass of water and your book next to your bed. This gadget attaches to your bed’s frame so it’s perfect for small spaces where there’s no room for a nightstand.
My husband needs to know if it can hold 30-40 magazines.
Contor | Buy
(Price converted from Euros.)
Fridge monkey lets you stack bottles and cans on their side in your fridge to save space.
Now you can finally take the beer out of the fridge door, and move the twelve bottles of mustard out of the crisper.
Terra Potta | Buy
Your favorite shoes deserve a nicer storage spot than the box they came in. These colorful boxes stack up sturdily and give you easy access to all your stuff. But mostly, they look good.
Pure Nomade | Buy
(Price converted from British pounds.)
You should own at least three of these recycled Italian glass bottles
and they should be filled with water or lemonade and sitting in a row.
It will make you happy every time you open your fridge. I promise.
Sur La Table | Buy
(For the 17 ounce bottle.)
The electric bill just feels more palatable coming from this box.
Chiasso | Buy
A bunch of these together would make a lovely statement. They can also be used to hold stationary, bills, or as a vase.
Also, a few umbrellas.
Molla Space | Buy
A quick foot massage just out of the shower.
Chiasso | Buy
Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth used to transport bento and other goods.
These are excellent as gift wrap, shopping bags, or a small tablecloth on a side table. For inspiration check out their beautiful tying instructions.
Furoshiki | Buy
Tea time is such a nice tradition, don’t you think?
Plastica | Buy
This thermometer comes in several colors and has a magnetic back. Use it at home or attach it to your filing cabinet at work so you can prove once and for all the air conditioning is set too low.
Pylones | Buy
This teacup mounts on your wall and the handle makes a hook to hang scissors, oven mitts, or your keys.
Curiosity Shoppe | Buy
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