Belle-V Ice Cream Scoop

An elegant update on the classic utensil keeps comfort at the forefront of its design

From gluten-free sorbet bars to ice cream for dogs, we’re always on the look out for new ideas within the realm of frozen treats. The latest to pique our interest is the Belle-V Ice Cream Scoop. The brainchild of Dr. Karl Ulrich (Vice Dean of Innovation at UPenn’s Wharton School of Business) and experienced product designer Jeff Salazar of Lunar Design Studio, the Belle-V is …

Traveler Zita at Maison & Objet 2013

The perfect travel companion for herbal tea enthusiasts

by Dora Haller With special focus on kitchen utilities, this autumn’s Maison & Objet—the Parisian design trade show which ran from 6-10 September—offered simple innovations alongside more decadent wares. CH enthusiastically trawled through the vast array on display and found the Traveler Zita by environmentally responsible brand Finum to be a standout. For drinkers of fresh herbal tea, Traveler Zita is the ideal companion when …

SodaStream Source Bottle by Yves Béhar

A reusable bottle design sleek enough to match its namesake soda maker

After being wowed by Yves Béhar‘s SodaStream redesign a year or so ago, CH became steady users of the Source soda maker. While the machine itself is sleek enough to stand alone on the kitchen counter, the rather bulbous bottles always lived behind cabinet doors. To solve this gap in design cohesiveness, SodaStream launched a new reusable bottle designed by Béhar to match his system …