Nothing says “today already sucks” like ripping up your breakfast toast with slabs of cold, hard butter. This butterknife can change that without a heated blade or the need to leave your butter on the counter overnight to botulize. The blade works like a cheese grater to aerate and ribbon the butter into an easily spreadable form. A fully funded Kickstarter campaign.
The emberlight allows you to turn any light into a smart light by simply screwing the Emberlight unit into the existing bulb socket. Connecting easily to your wi-fi network and the App, it let’s you dim & adjust one or many lights with a single touch or preset “moods.” A funded Kickstarter project.
There’s no coping, no channel, and it doesn’t come with finger-boards but the halfpipe desk was inspired by skateboard ramps. A minimalist worktop design with elegantly curved edges, it features a riser shelf for your monitor & another shelf underneath for storage or a printer. Available in 3 styles: oak, birch, & walnut. via
Somewhere on this planet, old-fashioned board games are apparently popular enough to warrant the creation of things like this: solid wood tables that transform from finely-crafted furniture to gaming tables featuring special drawers, flip-down desks & player stations designed specifically for playing Scrabble, D&D, Parcheesi or whatever.
Whipping up your own homemade pasta is risky, unless you happen to have a machine like this that turns the process from super-difficult and messy to idiot-proof. Add the ingredients, push a button, & walk away. You are now a skilled Italian chef of the highest order. Remember to hide the machine back in the cupboard before your dinner guests arrive.
Modern and minimalist, this outdoor kitchen was designed & built in Estonia using an aluminum frame that features a durable, weatherproof, powder-coat finish. The modular design allow you to choose & create your own configuration of a worktop, charcoal grill, and sink as well as an optional firewood rack for a complete backyard cook, chill & grill station.
Are you a Star Wars fan or fanatic? Handmade in Nepal using hand-knotted wool and bamboo, this 6′ X 6′ Death Star rug from Toronto-based rugmaker Totem, is not just ultra-cool, it’s also ultra-limited. Only 5 were produced. Would you?
Like most smart locks out there, the Genie allows you to use your smartphone to open the door with wi-fi, Bluetooth or a combination of both so you can open it remotely or hands-free as you walk up. You can also give others permission to open it in your absence. The real magic of the Genie however, is battery life. While most others last about a month between charges, this one promises 1 full year of service before it needs a recharge.
A British rocket scientist designed this collection of fast-looking & ultra-efficient cookware. Like jet-engine turbines, the Flare Line pots & pans have integrated fins that waste less heat & time, accelerating cooking times by up to 44%.