Celebrating iconic films with simple, minimalist graphic designs, the posters from Sandgrain Studio create new visual context for beloved movies & leave space for the imagination of the viewer. The designs run the gamut from Clint Eastwood classics like The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly to futuristic sci-fi like Alien & Robocop to Kubrick, Scorsese, and Star Wars.
Designed to make the ultimate cup, 16 ounces at a time, Balmuda’s debut drip coffeemaker, The Brew, serves it up hot & proper with the press of a button. The simplicity of manual controls and the aroma of open drip extraction elevate the morning ritual, while getting the job done in as quick as 4 minutes. Available in Japan, but hopefully traveling to the USA soon like its toaster.
Herman Miller’s 90s-era Aeron task chair is a truly iconic design, recognized by the Museum of Modern Art. Now this enduring design wades into new territory—the next-gen Aeron will be constructed from ocean plastics. Material sourced from plastic bottles & fishing nets from India & Indonesia. The brand expects to capture 150 tons of plastic from the ocean with this initial launch. That’s about 23 million plastic bottles. This is sustainability at scale & it looks great to us. Comfy, too.
Detroit’s Shinola brand—known for their American-made watches and carry gear, just teamed up with Crate & Barrel to expand into home furnishings. The collection includes a full range of furniture & fixtures from a wood-framed leather sofa to beds, tables, and even lamps and softgoods, it is highlighted by premium materials and smart, detailed designs.
Made of heat resistant glass, the clever, minimalist design of this glass corn popper from Puebco gives you a crystal clear view of the popping process. A slotted glass insert lets your butter melt slowly into the vessel for perfect coverage every time.
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With this dishwasher you won’t need a plumber or a scrubby sponge. Heatworks’ Tetra countertop dishwasher is all electric, requiring no plumbing hook-up. It simply sits on the counter, plugs and cleans up efficiently using 3 liters of water & Ohmic Array Technology that sends a current through the water to clean without scrubbing. The company claims it cleans “50% more dishes using 40% less water in 55% of the time than the leading dishwasher brand.”
As the cast iron renaissance continues, cookware constructed from this stuff just keeps getting better. Vermicular’s 10.2” Frying Pan is a case in point. Designed by Japanese cookware artisans, the enamel-coated rustproof cast iron pan is lightweight, requires no “seasoning”, and enhances liquid evaporation. A glass lid locks in flavor & stands upright on its cool-touch cast iron handle.
The main problem with plants is remembering to water them. But with Wet Pot System you won’t have to. Simply fill the outer glass cylinder and drop in the pot & your plant will gradually drink what it needs. Available in 3 sizes to fit your favorite plant. Just don’t be so lazy that you forget to fill the cup from time to time.
Designed and optimized for single-serving smoothies and shakes, the Beast Blender packs a high velocity 1000W motor for maximum ice-crushing, protein powder-blending power. Six stainless blades do the work of mixifying & liquifying while its leakproof Tritan drink vessel offers rugged performance.
With its smooth sculpted lines and modern silhouette, it’s pretty crazy that Ohmie’s Orange Lamp is made from actual orange peels. But the cutting-edge Italian design is also the first lamp to boast a wholly Circular Design, meaning it comes from the earth and is compostable, so at the end of its life, it goes back to the earth. The orange matter is derived from the non-edible parts of the fruit mixed with a bio-polymer to yield a sturdy material.
For ambiance at the dinner table & even roasting marshmallows, the FLÎKR Fire2 brings warmth and light. It is a clean burning and safe design you can use indoors and out. It requires just 5 ounces of 70% or 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol for a burn time of 50 minutes.
The Flat Top instantly converts your range stove into a flat top griddle. By eliminating the need for pots, pans, & skillets, it makes meal prep easier than ever. Whether you’ve got a gas, electric, glass-top or ceramic-top range, there’s a Flat Top that fits perfectly. Made in Kansas with heavy duty 3/16” American steel, they can handle temps up to 600º, offering a large 27” x 20” cook surface.
The Misen Oven Steel is a slab of A36 carbon steel that will take the guesswork out of baking and roasting, solving the problem of inconsistent oven temps. Just place in the oven & turn up the heat. With the steel’s high thermal mass, it buffers and replenishes the heat inside your oven to maintain temps within a range of 5 to 10 degrees, for better results no matter what’s on the menu.
Icegone might be the most advanced defrosting tray ever. It can defrost frozen food 8-times faster than room temperature, thawing your meats from frozen to cooking-ready in just 10-20 minutes. Made of food-safe aluminum, it requires no electricity and helps all types of food to thaw quickly and safely. This will be a life-saver for last-minute meals and surprise dinner guests. A funded Kickstarter.
The Click & Grow 25 allows you to grow your own fresh vegetables and herbs right at home. As the most space and energy-efficient indoor garden on the market, it provides a continuous harvest with minimal effort. Using biodegradable Smart Soil plant pods which contain seeds, perfectly calibrated nutrients and optimal levels of pH to ensure the perfect conditions for growth, it takes up 3.2 sq. ft & yet you’re able to grow 25 plants simultaneously. A funded Kickstarter.
The 24-ounce Clara French press from Fellow boasts a refined and exceedingly functional design. With insulated stainless steel construction for the vessel and the filter, it has a non-stick PTFE-coated interior (PFOA-free), and a BPA-free plastic lid & handle. Simply add grounds up to the coffee line and hot water up to the water line & you’ll get a perfect press every time.
For those who dream of instant, epic cold brew coffee, the Osma Pro is gonna clank your cubes. Created by Osma & Chromatic Coffee, this stainless steel countertop machine uses harmonics and recirculation technology to cold-extract flavors and rich coffee compounds in about 90 seconds. Hand-built in Oregon, USA, the Osma Pro is limited to a run of just 1000 machines. With summer on the way, we’re guessing they’ll go quick.
The King Of Cool Steve McQueen’s Malibu beachfront home is up for auction via Sotheby’s. With private access on a gated street & whitewater views from nearly every room, it is located just off Broad street. This classic 5-bed & 5-bath home once owned by the iconic actor has been fully renovated, featuring an open & expansive chef’s kitchen & dining area. Perfect for entertaining & telling your guests about the home’s history.
Omnipan is a modern cookware system that makes at-home cooking easier. Its versatile design allows you to prep, cook, eat, store, and reheat in the same container, eliminating the need for multiple dishes. They’re also dishwasher safe for fast clean-up. Use Omnipan in the oven and microwave, they’re made with 100% FDA-approved silicone, free of any coatings or harmful chemicals. They can withstand oven temps up to 450º & come in a range of sizes with clear vented storage lids. A funded Kickstarter.
Objecto’s F5 adjustable fan is cool. Premium materials, a clean, considered design and it converts between a table fan and floor fan. Plus it’s got fully adjustable fan speed, oscillation from 10º to 90º, a natural/sleep setting that provides white noise, and includes an aroma disc that you can add essential oil to for aromatherapy. Includes a remote control.