International Coffee Day

In honor of the holiday we share the best tools to bring that special cafe-level brew to life

Skip sleeping in this Saturday and instead head out to your local cafe to celebrate International Coffee Day. Since every day can’t be a coffee holiday, we’ve pulled together a few essentials that will ensure you’re always pouring a perfect cup of black gold that rivals your favorite coffeehouse. Breville Efficient, well-designed and consistent are characteristics that make the Breville Dual Boiler espresso machine exceptional …

Haeckel Haus Co.

Nineteenth-century lithographic curiosities reborn for home and fashion

The 19th-century biologist Ernst Haeckel is credited with categorizing thousands of species, creating a genealogical tree that unites all life and coining the world “ecology.” But his prominence in the scientific community is matched by his cultural legacy: Haeckel’s lithographs of rare creatures have become emblematic of the Victorian era. More than a hundred years later, Haeckel is enjoying a second heydey as the inspiration …

David Taylor

The Stockholm-based Scottish artisan introduces a family of candlesticks

Based out of Stockholm, Scotsman David “Superdave” Taylor calls himself a metal craftsman. The self-proclaimed job title doesn’t necessarily do him justice, however, given that his roster of work regularly transcends the boundaries between design, art and craft. Yet, tags aside, the man is a true contemporary artisan in every way. Taylor’s latest work involves a steadily growing number of candlesticks given human names. “‘Crowd’ …