“Nolan” Four-Foot Dog Leash

$25

Used climbing ropes are remade into dog leashes for Ryan Dempsey’s company Dog Patch SF. Climbers donate the (retired, though still robust and useable) ropes to the brand’s Ropes for Rescues Recycling Program, and they’re transformed into practical, sturdy leashes. Each climber also selects an animal rescue service or shelter to donate a portion of the proceeds. Every leash comes with a backstory, like this …

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Small Pitcher

$262

San Francisco-based Heath Ceramics releases new color options for their classic yet contemporary Small Pitcher. The beautifully balanced piece, handcrafted in their studio where the team experiments with textures and patterns, now comes in ombre-style options: fog and tangerine, fog and stillwater, or ochre and opaque white. Measuring 7.75 by 3.5 by 3.5 inches, this vessel makes for an elegant piece whether in use or …

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Iconic Gensler Architecture + Design Projects

To honor the achievements of global architecture and design firm Gensler’s co-founder Art Gensler, who recently died at the age of 85, Dezeen selected eight key projects that highlight the diversity of their work. From one studio in San Francisco circa 1965 to 50 offices worldwide today, Gensler has influenced everything from the Shanghai skyline (with the 120-story Shanghai Municipal Government building, the city’s second …