Christopher Kane Launches Limited Editions

Starting with a dried rose paperweight cube, inspired by the fashion designer's AW16 collection

Christopher Kane—who’s been making luxurious sweatshirts today’s equivalent of a staple leather jacket—is now releasing a unique product on the first Friday of every other month, starting today. Whether from the archives or one-of-a-kind, their essence is a limited production. True to the British fashion designer’s romantic nature—and love for flowers—Christopher Kane’s first Limited Edition product is a dried rose crystallized permanently inside an acrylic …

Hafod Grange’s Botanical Taxidermy

Perfectly preserved flowers that are simultaneously curious and beautiful

The Welsh company Hafod Grange (named after the estate in which it resides) has been making paperweights—and only paperweights—for the past three decades, and photos do not do their results justice. Their botanical paperweights in particular are what caught us off guard: daffodils, open thistles, nigella, heather, orchids and more, caught in their blooms and preserved perfectly in an orb. “Don’t ask how we do …

Daniel Emma Magnifier

An elegant little bronze object for enlarging type and weighing down papers

While the monocle is of course the magnifier of choice for the Scrooge McDucks of the world, the simple bronze magnifier by Australian design studio Daniel Emma is certainly the one for the creative class. Designed to be used both for enlarging newsprint and as a paperweight, the elegant little object does well to embody the studio’s playful but stylish spirit. And, at just six …