Pokitt

An RFID-friendly wallet packs essentials into a super-slim design

For most, comfort and convenience come first when choosing daily accessories. A new solution to Costanza-size wallets, Pokitt is a form-fitting little card holder conceived around the idea of simplicity on-the-go. Constructed entirely of a soft flexible polymer material and measuring less than 1/2″ thick, Pokitt is just the right size for keeping all of your bare essentials close at hand. But the key design …

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

"Cow to cone" ice cream from America's heartland

Family owned and operated, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s‘ bold seasonal and signature flavors are a neo-cottage industry success story. The American-style, artisinally-blended ice cream truly lives up to the name. Made from a combination of homegrown ingredients and whole cream from the freely grazing cows at nearby Snowville Creamery, every batch is “pasture to table, cow to cone” fresh. While picking favorites among flavors like …

Thomas Phifer and Partners

Modernism grounded by the natural world in this architect's first monograph

The beautifully simple design of architects Thomas Phifer and Partners’ first monograph (even lacking page numbers) almost rivals the buildings themselves. Rather than rely on text and sketches, high-res photographs and renderings show in vivid detail what makes the firm’s stunningly minimalist ideas and emphasis on eco-friendly construction so renowned. Central to their design process is the use of technology to connect inhabitants to the …