Diesel Living + Seletti Love Space and Machines

Taking the boredom out of tableware, one plate at a time

Diesel Living‘s continuous collaboration with fellow Italians, design company Seletti, have resulted in fun (with undercurrents of dark and industrial) tableware that sparks wonder in the everyday ritual of eating. “Cosmic Diner” saw salt and pepper grinders shaped like ’60s and ’70s rockets, glasses blown and tinted to evoke meteorites, and mesmerizing planet and moon porcelain plates akin to wall artwork. The mechanics-inspired “Machine” includes …

How Bloodroot Blades Forges Knives From Scrap Metal

The first episode of Bloomberg Pursuits’ new digital series “Made” goes inside the workspace of David Van Wyk and Luke Snyder—the duo behind Bloodroot Blades—who are forging luxury, custom knives deep in the heart of Georgia. But unlike any other blades on the market, these knives are cut from scrap metal the two craftsmen find in junkyards and auto yards—from an old Chevy suspension spring …

Misen Perfects the Affordable, Quality Chef’s Knife

The most important tool in your kitchen begs for upgrading

We all know what a nice knife worth its money feels like—that surprise when the blade actually slips swiftly through a tomato or onion. But for those who can only feel that effortless sensation when occupying a friend’s kitchen, there’s hope yet. Enter Misen, a new company that wants you to bury your cheaply-made knife set once and for all, and replace it with just …