Made by a family of artisans in Mexico City, the beautiful rehilete candle upholds the region’s traditions and economies through its use of melipona wax. Produced by Mayan “stingless” bees that are found in the Yucatan peninsula, this wax is revered for its durability, vivacious color and healing properties, imbuing it with a rich history for its use in local rituals. In using this resource, not only does the rehilete pay homage to its lineage with detailed and whimsical design, but it also supports the local ecology, as pollinating bees from surrounding jungles are protected and cultivated to balance the effects of production.
Stephanie Cleary and Michelle Toney’s homeware line, Morrow Soft Goods, takes its cues from the planet with nature-inspired designs built to last through all seasons. Their sheet sets, woven with 100% French flax, are no exception. Available in a range of earthy hues like rich terracotta, midnight and airy bone, apricot and many others, these linen sheets transition with the weather to keep sleepers cool in the summer and warm in winter. The versatile collection (which includes a flat and fitted sheet as well as varying pillow cases) comes in small sizes like Twin all the way up to California King. In addition, these items with the brand’s other pillowcases and duvets to make styling future bed designs easy.
Dusen Dusen’s latest towel set maintains the vibrant, playful colors that make the NYC-based apparel and homeware brand so beloved. Like the first iteration, these Gem towels feature contrasting stripes composed of 100% brushed cotton terry. But unlike the original, this newest collection is reversible, with different color combinations on either side. This set can also be ordered as one of two options: two bath towels, two hand towels and one washcloth or two hand towels and one washcloth.
For dazzling, gravity-defying bouquets, Plantgem’s kenzan set is a sturdy yet delicate holder for the Japanese art of flower arranging, ikebana. A kenzan (“sword mountain” in Japanese) fixes flowers to a specific spot as spikes within the item keep stems in place. This large rust-proof set uses brass pins to provide solid support while being small enough for fragile blooms. Made in Japan, this kenzan ensures endless, mesmerizing floral displays.
Designed by Amsterdam-based Studio Roof, and printed on recycled cardboard with vegetable ink, these 3D insects tether the home to nature’s vivid cornucopia. Part decor and part puzzle, they are intended for kids four and up, and come as various creatures in assorted colors: orange and red-hued honeybee, blue copper butterfly, contrasting longwing butterfly, peacock butterfly, pink bee and bright yellow butterfly. Hung on a wall or resting on a desktop, each of these puzzles comes alive thanks to their rich colors and multi-dimensional design.
The Sill’s clever Soil Moisture Meter takes the guesswork out of watering and caring for plants. Using two 20cm probes and a light sensor with three calibration tables, the meter accurately tests the moisture, pH value and light level on flora growing both inside and outside. This handy tool helps prevent overwatering or over-exposure to sunlight, ensuring happy and healthy plants.
Wrensilva’s new Club Series features a gorgeous ash-colored exterior, mother of pearl inlays, tweed details and more. Matching mid-century elements with future-forward materials and tech, the luxury hifi object offers various listening options (Sonos, Bluetooth, mobile and aux) but the belt-driven turntable is the jewel. Of course the speakers provide clear, rich sound. Measuring 59 inches in length, this new console celebrates vinyl, classic design and modern technology.
Designed by London-based artist Marcello Velho and made by Brooklyn-based Aelfie, this hand-embroidered cat pillow adds an off-kilter, playful and bold element to any space. Measuring 18 by 18 inches, it’s a gorgeously textured accessory that pairs with Velho’s 80% wool and 20% cotton hand-tufted rug, but works just as well on its own.
Whether in use or placed about the home, this charming 100% borosilicate cherry fruit pipe makes a statement. Its simple yet delicate design is emblematic of its maker, Flower by Edie Parker, an NYC-based brand founded by Brett Heyman. The whimsical pipe, while endearing on its own, also complements the brand’s banana, grape and orange pipes, so that when they’re placed together, they create the ultimate, high-concept fruit bowl.
Suspended with a sense of lightness, the Echasse Vase offers a breath of fresh air from traditionally elegant vases. Designed by Copenhagen-based Theresa Rand, the drop-shaped vessel is inspired by laboratory test tubes while the glass, balanced on a steady, stilt-like base, gives an illusion of fragility. When filled, this seemingly dainty vase aptly emphasizes the delicate beauty of bouquets. Yet even empty, the vase’s smoked, mouth-blown glass feels poetic. The Echasse comes in a small, medium and large sizes and can be used with or without the brass base. Price reflects a size small.
Designed and made to order in Melbourne, Australia, Georgia Perry’s joyful graphic chart teaches kids to celebrate all kinds of bodies. Printed on vinyl, the piece uses magnetic timbers for quick and easy hanging. In line with Perry’s bright and bold illustrations, the Every Body Wall Chart makes a fun and suitable addition to any space where acceptance, respect and joy are paramount.
Designed by Max Gunawan, the Lumio Book Lamp combines a fascination for origami and flexible lighting solutions, resulting in a charming piece. When closed, the Lumio resembles a book bound in laser-cut wood, but when opened, the book transforms into a sculptural light—and it’s variability doesn’t end there. Neodymium magnets hidden within the book covers enable the lamp to stand at an expanded 180 degrees, while leather straps allow it to be suspended like a paper lantern. The pleated interior is made from hard-wearing and water-resistant Tyvek, further bestowing the book with portability and durability. In just about any space, this lamp’s warm, 500 lumens delights.
Inspired by the northern lights, this richly textured and colorful Revontuli Mohair Blanket, designed by Elina Helenius, is woven with luxuriously soft, mulesing-free South African mohair and New Zealand wool at a Lithuanian sewing company. The blanket’s name comes from the Finnish word for aurora borealis and, like the natural wonder from which this blanket draws its muse, it captivates through a mix of green and petrol.
Playfulness imbues every stitch of the Color Pop Woven Throw. Crafted using 100% cotton that’s grown and woven in the US, this blanket is bursting with joy—from its rainbow fringe to its whimsical illustrations. Designed by Lucky Pablo Textiles with the intention of increasing optimism during lockdown, the woven blanket can easily double as wall decor. Either way it’s used, this piece adds visual and physical positivity into the home.
Barbara Frankie Ryan’s “Squiggle Pyramid with Pink Flower” is a part of the artist’s sculptural series Freshly Cut Flowers, which seeks to immortalize the ephemeral beauty of bouquets. Laser-cut from frosted acrylic in the Netherlands, this funky sculpture makes for a jovial decor piece, suitable to freshen up any desk, shelf or table. The floral sculpture stands 12 centimeters tall and ships in packaging made from recycled materials.
The glorious, handmade Tie Dye Mohair Throw from Jonathan Adler is mesmerizing and cloud-like in both of its color variations. 73% mohair and 24% wool, the blanket captivates the eye while protecting against cool temperatures. It is sheared, dyed and woven in Spain at an iconic mill that has been operating since approximately 1930. Toward the bottom, the throw is completed with a touch of texture, using a dreamy fringe.