Studio Visit: Sticky Glass

Behind the scenes with the playful glassware brand exploring how the material is inherently queer

The Sticky Glass world, brimming with bulbous and colorful glassware, is funky and fun. Helmed by Grace Whiteside, the trans- and queer-led design company applies fascinating shapes and contrasting hues to drinkware, pipes and bongs, decor, flytraps and, soon, a lighting collection that’s debuting in April. But there’s more than whimsy behind these jolly forms; there’s multi-functionality, emotion, acceptance, identity and thoughtfulness. At the heart …

Piuma Teapot

Designed by architect Marco Sironi for Italian glass manufacturer Ichendorf Milano, the Piuma Teapot features slightly rounded edges and a circular handle, resulting in a clean and elegant expression. Crafted from hand-blown borosilicate glass, it has an interior filter for loose-leaf tea. Available in two colors and sizes, it’s an elevated vessel to be used every day or on special occasions.

French Press Brewer

HAY’s French Press Brewer is a refreshing update to the classic mode of coffee-making. The one-liter glass brewer comes in two retro-leaning styles: clear with a yellow and blue lid or aqua with a teal and brown top. When not in use, the colorful essential makes for joyful decor.