Wall-Mounted Record Holder

Unlike most vinyl displays, this minimalist design is handmade from wood

Rockport, Maine-based furniture designer Jeremy Porter received a special request from a friend: a beautiful way to display a single record, as other options in the market were mostly plastic, steel and oftentimes ugly. Using his favored material, Porter developed a minimal design made from solid wood that lets the album artwork take the spotlight. “Now Playing” ($80) is made from American Walnut—sourced from Pennsylvania—and …

Altar by Mr & Mr

The French duo creates a customizable mini-temple for housing all your treasures

Rather than label themselves as a design studio or designer duo, Alexis Lautier and Pierre Talagrand of Montpellier, France-based Mr & Mr prefer to call themselves “maison d’édition indépendante” or an independent editing house. “We are designers and editors—the border in between the two is not always clearly defined,” Talagrand tells CH. “We think the editing process is also a form of design. In this …