Made for hot or cold drinks, the design of the Haori Cup brings together two traditional Japanese crafts. The cup is made of Japanese clay, the key ingredient in Hasamiyaki porcelain and wrapped with a bentwood cedar sleeve through a process called Hakata Magemono. The result is a simple, elegant & stackable vessel for your drinks.
Ikawa is the world’s first digital micro-roaster, a compact countertop unit that allows you to roast your own coffee at home for maximum freshness & flavor. The Ikawa App provides roasting recipes for a variety of beans that the company offers for delivery or use your own beans to create a custom homemade roast. A funded Kickstarter project.
You could call it a “kettle” but really the MIITO just works like one. It uses an induction hub and a steel rod to heat the exact amount of water in your particular vessel: a glass or cup, bowl, coffee pot—basically, anything that’s non-ferrous. Currently funding on Kickstarter, MIITO has already won a James Dyson Award in the Netherlands and a nomination for Design of the Year from the Design Museum London. via
The Cove system uses several filtration layers made up of minerals and laser-etched membranes to catch microscopic bacteria and harmful chemicals, to give you clean, safe drinking water at home. The countertop device also links with an app to notify you when the tank needs a refill, when to change the recyclable filter & when your water is at optimal temperature.
Fave brand knives are designed & crafted in the suburbs of Boston. These full-tang high-carbon 420 stainless steel knives feature a versatile blade design made by one of America’s oldest knifemakers, R. Murphy Knives of Ayer, Mass. They use reclaimed hardwoods for the handles and come in 2 sizes, with either a 3” or 4” blade.
The Smart Artisanal Coffee Machine from Poppy is a handsomely designed appliance rendered in glass & copper cladding. It looks like an artisanal pour-over unit that would require barista skills & plenty of time for crafting your cup but it’s actually an idiot-proof automatic coffeemaker you can control & customize without ever looking up from your phone.
Back in the Wild West days, cowboys used whiskey to clean bullet wounds. With Archer’s barrel-aged, charcoal-filtered, whiskey-inspired sink soap you’ll just be washing the dishes but you might feel a bit more like an outlaw.
The Pizza Box Oven will make your homemade pizza feel like the real thing—straight from the box. It will cook a 12-inch pie (frozen or fresh) & with its rotating cooking surface it cooks evenly at temps up to 525 degrees.
Milled to look like a classic NES 8-bit game cartridge, this hardwood kitchen cutting board is available in your choice of maple, walnut, cherry, or mahogany wood & comes in two sizes. Made In California.