Everyman Porter Key Knife

A sleek, unobtrusive blade plus bottle-opener that weighs under an ounce

While we appreciate a good crafted knife here at CH, those beauties are often reserved for wilderness adventures—and stay tucked in their leather sheaths most weeks. But even for desk-locked souls, a blade is necessary for routine tasks like opening packages and letters. Andrew Capener and Asher Seevinck (who also sings in the band Loud Harp) have started the brand Everyman, designing products “to solve …

Sempli + Joseph Ribic Bottle Openers

Product designer Daniele Semeraro taps fellow Accademia Italiana alum to collaborate on these minimal, stylish drink accessories

Best known for its stemless, virtually floating Cupa glass series, LA-based design house Sempli has devoted itself to creating products that combine simplistic functionality with what Sempli founder Daniele Semeraro calls an “Italian style and elegance.” Semeraro returns to his Italian design school roots once again by tapping fellow Accademia Italiana alum Joseph Ribic to collaborate on two new stainless steel bottle openers—the Solvo and …

Umbra Shift Home Design at A+R

A selection of creative design objects now available stateside for the first time

For more than 30 years Toronto’s Umbra has held a significant presence in the homeware segment, though it’s their recently-established, contemporary design focused arm Umbra Shift that’s earned our attention this time. After being rolled out in the past few weeks in Hong Kong and Vancouver, the capsule collection has landed Stateside thanks to California-based design retailer A+R. The extension brand taps established, emerging and …