Artisan Footed Cake Stand:
Material: Nickel-plated cast aluminum
Brand: Star Home
This Long Island, New York–based importer specializes in cookware and kitchen accessories that are as artful as they are functional. Made of cast aluminum or brass and then plated in nickel, all the company’s items—from paper towel holders and ice buckets to serving utensils and platters—are food-safe and scratch-resistant, and they retain their luster without polishing. With styles ranging from the restrained elegance of the Georgian collection to the fantastic sea creatures of the Coquilles line, these are pieces that add ooh-la-la to everyday living.