Unlike any other desk we've seen, Soren Rose Studio's creation for Homris features a clear aquarium right in the middle. Made from acrylic, this cube-shaped tank appears to be floating. It's whimsical and transformative—for a home or an office.
With a sweet kitty sitting atop the lid, Miriam Mirri's cat food jar—designed for Alessi—is both functional and charming. The vessel is made from glass, while the lid is thermoplastic resin—available in black or yellow. It measures just under 11 inches in height.
Available in small or medium, Mr Dog's tote bag makes it easy to travel around town with a pet. Super-soft and cushioned, the bag has a dense latex foam interior that offers comfort to the creature within. The exterior boasts a camo print, and the entire product is washable. There's also an attached leash to make sure your dog (or cat) doesn't get away.
With a classy, crimson and white nature patterning on high-quality fabrics, this Howl + Hound premium crafted bandana makes for a seasonal accessory. Each bandana is made to order in Brooklyn and quantities are limited. In no way twee or tacky, the refined pattern here really makes all the difference.
From WS Game Company, an offshoot of Hasbro tasked with stylish, contemporary upgrades to heritage games, comes a 3D version of the classic Clue. In fact, the game is a 3D-wood cabinet version of the mansion with each room of activity displayed beneath a tempered glass top. Wood character movers meet plated die-cast weapons. Decorative metal plaques round out the premium attributes. It's a beautiful way to play a game so many know and love.
Designed by Hunter Craighill, the Jack Puzzle feels just at home in the hands of child as it does on the desk of someone working in a creative field. Crafted from brass, the game involves six notched bars, interlocked in a very specific—if not challenging—order. It also doesn't occupy all that much space—though it certainly offers great distraction.
Beautifully illustrated by artist Kelsey Oseid, the new hardcover "What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky" explores the long-lasting human fascination with outer space. From identifying and explaining the constellations to myths, stories, science and more, the book contains 100+ hand-painted images. For kids and adults alike, it's a delightful trip into the cosmos.
Made from sheet steel that's folded and powder-coated, this pet board is the perfect snoozing spot for cats who like to climb. It's lightweight and comes with everything needed to install. Further, the minimal shape and simple colorways (smoky blue or white) mean the design pairs well with all styles. Plus, it will free up a little floor space. Price is in Euros.
For keeping babies warm when strolling, nothing tops the soft cozy feel of pure sheepskin. Elks & Angels use 100% Australian sheepskin in their footmuff, using a nylon outer shell to resist wind, rain and stains. Scandinavian wood toggles add a dose of style and the design is compatible with all five-point stroller harnesses. Last but not least, it unzips flat so you can use it as a playmat—or in a pinch, a blanket.
As far as group games go, bingo might just be one of the easiest activities to enjoy. Now, artist Rob Hodgson has reimagined the classic with monsters and crazy creatures. There are googly-eyed counters, creepy characters and mythological beasts—and a monster head storage box for the 48 chips. Three people are needed to play (and three is also the recommended starting age) but bigger families can definitely all jump in.
Made from paper and cotton in Italy, this geometric world globe stands 12 inches tall after home assembly. The black and white 3D map comes complete with 50 red marker pins so you can track your travels across the world, or your dream destinations. Printed with non-toxic inks, it's also ideal as an inspirational tool for kids.
Organic and hypoallergenic, Nook’s crib mattress checks the natural box with materials like coconut and eucalyptus but takes it a step further with other innovative features. Using NanoSphere-dipped fabric, the mattress cover is virtually waterproof (liquids pill off) and eliminates the need for an additional cover. The result, combined with the firm mattress, is a safer sleep surface so that little ones rest better.
From CH favorite Adam J Kurtz comes another book of positive vibes: "Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives." Entirely handwritten on perforated tear-and-share pages, the book is full of advice, inspiration and empathy for creatives of all kinds. In Kurtz's classic style, it's cheeky and funny, but ultimately kind, generous and empowering. If you're feeling a creative block, open at any page.
Free from BPA, lead and phthalate, this happy little dinosaur will brighten up any child's room. Providing a soft glow, the pale gray Brontosaurus can be used as a nightlight, thanks to its clever internal self-timer which switches itself off after 15 minutes. Running on LR44 batteries (which come included), this dino light should last for 20 hours before needing new batteries. Price is in Euros.
Made from BPA-free platinum silicone, this set of four stackable popsicle molds is practical and kind to the environment. Create all kinds of flavored frozen treats (including healthier options) on your own or take tips from the accompanying recipe booklet that includes ideas for lactose- and gluten-free options. Dishwasher-safe and ideal for summer months, they are available from the MoMA Store.
For little ones just learning to ride, this bike is pedal-free—encouraging kids to figure out the balance of a two-wheeler before attempting the real thing. Made for children around the age of three and up, the Balance Bike comes almost completely assembled and has seat and handlebar adjustments in order to change as your child grows. The minimal design is available in green, pink, powder blue or red.