CH Omakase 2017: ANNA Heritage Cocktail Picks

Meticulously made with blue sodalite stone, this accessory will elevate your home bar game

From bookends to table lamps, vases and coffee tables, ANNA‘s products are inspired by unexpected and beautiful materials. Whether semi-precious stones or Italian alabaster, the NYC-based studio crafts homeware that is anything but pedestrian—rather each piece is striking, yet remains functional. Working with artisans in Brazil and Italy, the ANNA team collaborates intimately and the results are meticulously made, sophisticated and eye-catching. In an edition …

Georg Jensen’s “Manhattan” Collection

Bar and wine designs that blend minimalism, sophistication and function

Inspired by Art Deco design from 1920s New York City, iconic brand Georg Jensen‘s new Manhattan Collection is made up of decadent yet sophisticated pieces for cocktail and wine enthusiasts. From a champagne bowl to a cocktail shaker and bottle opener, each piece is crafted from mirror-polished steel. The minimal nature of this collection only adds to its functionality, but also its refined look. Clean, …

Spill-Proof Spinning Wine Glasses

Aura Glass is currently Kickstarting a drinking vessel for klutzes and tipsy people

For those among us who are klutzy, prone to having one-too-many wines or own white furniture, Aura Glass‘ new endeavor might be a saving grace from teetering stemware. Currently funding on Kickstarter, their new spill-proof wine glasses roll around like spinning tops, rather than fall over like regular drinking vessels. Almost impossible to knock over, the glasses also make for easy swirling; meaning your wine …

The Sub and The Torp: Heineken Innovations

An interview with the team behind the at-home draft dispenser that keeps brews colder than a refrigerator can

Always ahead in the differentiation game, beer giant Heineken recently unveiled a new way to attract the ever-growing craft beer connoisseur—a home draft beer machine designed in part by celebrated industrial designer Marc Newson. As home brewing and micro breweries continue to pick up steam across the US and Europe, creating a home draft beer machine seems a clever way to bring the brand from …

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 …