CH Omakase 2017: Fferrone Design Albers Vase + Rare Presenter Set

Two exclusive homeware items from one of our favorite Chicago-based designers

Color is a big influence on this year’s Omakase collection. With that in mind, we asked Chicago-based multidisciplinary designer Felicia Ferrone, a longtime CH collaborator and founder of Fferrone Design (note that her last name has one F, the brand name has two Fs), to create something colorful and transformative. The result was a two-piece vase, which creates a third color where the pieces nest. …

Naše Maso: Our Meat, Prague

A Czech butcher-meets-bistro that pushes tradition, with tasty results

Naše Maso (meaning: Our Meat) is František Kšána Jr’s latest project, opening earlier this year in the old center of Prague. It’s a butcher shop, meets deli, meets bistro—and the popularity of the venue proves the combination is working. “I started to do butchery when I was 13 years old. I helped my father who was also a butcher. All my knowledge about meat I …

Czech Designer Tadeáš Podracký

The artist reveals archetypes, legendary stories and original artistic inspiration in conceptual glasswork

Tadeáš Podracký completed his studies at the glass studio of the Prague Academy of Arts and Design (UMPRUM) under the leadership of great Czech designer and artist Rony Plesl earlier this year. And he’s already garnered attention with a number of strong projects during his six years of study. “At first I wanted to devote my work more to fine art, but later through the …