CH Omakase 2017: Fferrone Design Albers Vase + Rare Presenter Set

Two exclusive homeware items from one of our favorite Chicago-based designers

Color is a big influence on this year’s Omakase collection. With that in mind, we asked Chicago-based multidisciplinary designer Felicia Ferrone, a longtime CH collaborator and founder of Fferrone Design (note that her last name has one F, the brand name has two Fs), to create something colorful and transformative. The result was a two-piece vase, which creates a third color where the pieces nest. …

Denver + Liely’s Perfect Gin Glass

The Melbourne, Australia design duo learned how to perfectly channel all those botanicals

There’s no denying we are in the midst of a global gin renaissance (despite the hilarious claims that gin drinkers are more likely to be psychopaths). With that in mind, Australian design duo Denver + Liely—who previously turned their talents to creating the ideal whisky glass—have revealed their follow-up product, the perfect gin glass. Whereas the whisky glass was meant to hold the spirit neat, …

Factory Visit: Riedel the Wine Glass Company

Exploring production at three European locations and learning from the 11th generation CEO

by Emily Arden Wells Chances are, you’re drinking wine wrong. It’s likely that you do not even know what it’s really supposed to taste like. We aren’t talking about trendy wine clubs, refrigerator temperatures, or even what kind of wine you should be drinking—this is about wine glasses. Riedel’s business is built around designing the perfect glass for different styles of wine. After venturing to …

Five Unexpected Cocktail Tools Under $88

From a vintage hotel bar set to a chemist's drink-making kit

With the announcement of everything from the Experimental Cocktail Club recipe book, Kickstarter’s retro Cocktail Computer and The Glenlivet Bar Cart, it’s never been more fun to make cocktails at home. A handful of newly released, moderately eccentric bar accessories have caught our attention and further supports this belief. The following five items—ranging from $4 to $88—provide something different yet entirely functional. For those looking …

Denver and Liely Whisky Glass

A hand-blown design from Australia worthy of the best sipping spirits

There is an art to the consumption of alcohol and, for centuries, glass-blowers and designers have attempted to create the perfect drinking vessel. Melbourne-based Denver & Liely‘s new whisky glass unites the two most respected forms of bourbon, rye and scotch drinkware: the tumbler and the snifter. More than a beautiful, uncommon piece of design, these glasses genuinely channel the full character of whisky, for …