David Taylor

The Stockholm-based Scottish artisan introduces a family of candlesticks

Based out of Stockholm, Scotsman David “Superdave” Taylor calls himself a metal craftsman. The self-proclaimed job title doesn’t necessarily do him justice, however, given that his roster of work regularly transcends the boundaries between design, art and craft. Yet, tags aside, the man is a true contemporary artisan in every way. Taylor’s latest work involves a steadily growing number of candlesticks given human names. “‘Crowd’ …

Curio Noir

Naturally scented candles in beautiful hand-blown glass

The aptly named line of candles, cloth and curiosities from New Zealand-based Curio Noir ranges from the vaguely sinister Lilith Doll candles in the shape of a baby’s head to woven linen napkins with floral line art, but we were most captivated by the carefully scented biodegradable botanical wax candles in hand-blown glass. Certainly some may see the candle as little more than the go-to …

Insight Candles

Rebel-inspired home accessories from down under

Insight, a line of women’s and men’s clothing born from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia, has introduced their latest addition, Insight Collectibles. As a way to turn their collection of graphic tees, vintage-inspired maxi dresses, and après-surf gear into a comprehensive lifestyle brand, they’re launching home accessories with a series of stark white candles in unique and off-kilter designs. The debut pieces offer a …