Heir’s Understated, Ultra-Premium Waterpipe

The brand's Waterpipe 13 applies a design-forward form to a traditional process

Heir‘s design-forward waterpipe comprises an ultra-wide, platter-like bowl made from stainless steel; a glazed, two-chamber ceramic neck; and a tempered glass body. It’s a stylish smoking accessory meant to enhance the experience through the improvement of the act (with cooler smoke and less mess) and an aesthetic overhaul that also makes it easier to clean. Out of the box, the Heir Waterpipe proves easy to assemble. …

Artist Andrew Erdos’ Glowing Mountain of Poured Glass at The Chimney

One artificial monolith born from hundreds of layers of molten material

“Not for the peak, but for the mountain” (2020) rises 12 feet up and stretches 12 feet across—an artwork both fragile and powerful, of the Earth and not. The sculpture, commissioned by The Chimney, is Brooklyn-based artist Andrew Erdos‘ largest work to date and anchors his second solo exhibition with the gallery. Erdos nods to geothermal energy with the artificial monolith and the transformation of natural …

Ilex Studio’s Root-Magnifying Avocado Vase

Observe the beloved plant as it sprouts in both directions

Most vases celebrate everything that sprouts upward (stems, leaves and flowers) but London-based Ilex Studio designs glassware that emphasizes the beauty of what’s below, too. From their debut product, the Acorn Vase, to the elegant new Avocado Vase, the brand encourages appreciation of an entire plant and green growth at home. Both vases act as a visually pleasing incubator, and the plant that stretches from within …