Four Creative Clocks to Spring Forward

Keep an eye on extra sunlight hours and add some unique style to your home or office

Daylight saving time, as we know it, is thanks in large part to one man in New Zealand who wanted a bit of extra daylight for his hobbies. George Vernon Hudson worked as a clerk at the Wellington post office, but his passion was in entomology, astronomy and exploration. Thanks to Hudson’s passion for following his interests, much of Western Europe, North America, New Zealand …

PetNic Basket by Miriam Mirri for Alessi

A vibrantly colored organizer for outings with pets and more

Rounding out celebrated designer Miriam Mirri‘s ever popular range of accessories for dogs and cats (with uses extending beyond the world of pet owners), Italian brand Alessi now offers the PetNic Basket. This carryall is charming and handy, with defined but thoughtful little details making it more than the average picnic basket. It’s sizable, so owners can stow away anything pet-related and more. Two swinging …

Kastor Pencil Sharpener

Anyone who has ever seen a beaver dam knows that those rodents have a pretty powerful set of choppers. Put your own little herbivore to work with this humorous sharpener designed by Rodrigo Torres for Alessi, known for their quirky objects which go far beyond function. Molded from chrome-plated zamak, your resourceful desk assistant is biologically evolved for the task of whittling your graphite, and …