Functional objects rendered in responsible materials and pared-down shapes: This is the beauty of Eva Solo’s elegant home goods. The stainless-steel thermo picnic flask is an all-time favorite, with a mouth wide enough for ice cubes and a screw-top with an integrated carrying strap, while the hand-blown glass solitaire vase is a stunning showcase for a single flower. This collection of haute housewares goes beyond the kitchen, too: Just take a gander at the streamlined bath accessories, from toilet brushes to scales.
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When you use high-quality cookware, your food doesn’t just come out better; it’s also easier to prepare. These pans, skillets, roasters, stock pots, and beyond (from top industry names) will inspire you to cook more — and better.
Everyone knows at least one: a person who has everything, who has mastered every hobby, read every book, and experienced it all. They pose a unique challenge during the holidays, as they are nearly impossible to shop for, but the trick is to find unique, surprising options. (Bonus points if the gift is also practical.) Culled from some of our most interesting vendors, this assortment is extraordinary, and at times delightfully offbeat. Your giftee’s interest is sure to be piqued.
Functional objects rendered in responsible materials and pared-down shapes: This is the beauty of Eva Solo’s elegant home goods. The carafe is an all-time favorite, featuring a stainless steel-and-silicone lid that opens automatically when you pour, while the mouth-blown Smiley glass dish has endless uses — and is a sculptural object unto itself.