DTLA’s Death & Co Serves Dual-Identity, Multi-Sensory Experiences

From design to drinks, this subterranean bar matches its NYC and Denver counterparts, while offering something unique

When NYC‘s Death & Co opened on New Year’s Eve 2007, reverberations were felt throughout the bar landscape. Cocktail enthusiasts would wait for hours to score a seat inside the venue. Once in, guests received expertly crafted drinks. The subsequent addition of a bar at Denver‘s Ramble Hotel in 2018 expanded the Death & Co experience. With the announcement of a Los Angeles location, many …

Normann Copenhagen Tea

Loose-leaf tea from the Danish design house with packaging by designer Anne Lehmann

Best known for their smart, minimal home furnishings, Denmark’s Normann Copenhagen recently took a step into the drinkable design category with the introduction of a line of 12 teas. Contained in colorful, reusable tins with graphics by designer Anne Lehmann, the loose-leaf teas are a fun addition to the brand’s sometimes quirky repertoire. We had the pleasure of sampling two of the teas to be …

Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide

The architect and "epic imbiber" selects 27 design-led items sure to enhance any home bar

A “place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art,” the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells’ background in art and design lends itself to a refreshing take on the spirits industry, and through her eyes readers learn everything from the …