Italian Fashion Designer Alessandra Facchinetti’s “Circle” Breakfast Collection for Editions Milano

A striking series of geometric, porcelain wares marks the designer's first foray into decor

Created for Editions Milano—an Italian brand working with respected designers on collections of beautiful furniture, lighting and decor—Alessandra Facchinetti’s Circle collection stems from the concept that breakfast is a ritual, one to be recreated with precious and unusual pieces. Well known in the world of fashion, Facchinetti has collaborated with Miu Miu, Gucci and Moncler, and worked as creative director at Valentino and Tod’s. Invited …

Four Espresso Smile Cups

These espresso cups with large, looping smiles make drinking coffee a touch more humorous. Sold in a set of four, they are hand-cast and hand-glazed in Brussels and are dishwasher safe. A yellow-tinged, graffiti-reminiscent smiley face embellishes each of these unique porcelain cups with character—and no two are exactly alike. Price is in Euros.

land to sea Diversifies NYC’s Cafe Culture + Creative Community

Created by people of color to uplift people of color, this Williamsburg space is more than a typical coffee shop

Another coffee shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is par for the course, but that’s why the neighborhood’s latest addition, land to sea, stands out even more. Opening its doors in October, Emily Shum and Eva Zhou’s land to sea fosters a creative and inclusive community, hosting food pop-ups, art exhibits and classes, especially designed to uplift artists of color. More than a cafe, this versatile venue …