“Please, No Requests” Apron

Made in Los Angeles by EVERYBODY.WORLD and embroidered by Philadelphia-based studio moderndaydreams, this apron from YOWIE works equally well for long-suffering DJs as it does home cooks. Crafted from 100% cotton, it comes in one size, but its neck and waist straps are adjustable. The apron also features two front pockets, for utensils—or a flash drive.

The Oven Mitts

NYC-based Staff adds personality to household objects, and their oven mitts are no exception. Made from a food-grade silicone outer layer and a soft cotton fiber interior, these contrastingly colored mitts feature a joyful smile overlaid on a textured surface that improves grip. They can withstand temperatures from -40 degrees Fahrenheit to 446, making these charming kitchen essentials as functional as they are design forward.

Oval Black/White Cutting Board

Helmed by Gabriel Fredericks Cohen and Jolie Mae Signorile, Fredericks & Mae is a design studio specializing in beautiful home objects that inspire the senses. Their oval, black and white cutting board is one such object. On food-safe plastic material, the board’s abstract, speckled black, grey and white sits between bright yellow handles. The dynamic design works as a serving platter, cheese plate or chopping …