U Candle Holder

Family-owned and operated by Jayna and Justin Roy, Boonies is a metal fabrication studio that applies contemporary design to traditional objects, as is the case with their U Candle Holder. Handcrafted in the US from steel, this piece dazzles as a balanced structure (inspired by macaroni) that features two standard tapers on either end. Finished with either a violet or rose powder coating, makes for …

Hybrit Makes “Green Steel” Without Coal

While traditional ore-based steel manufacturing uses coking coal and creates approximately 8% of the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, Swedish venture Hybrit replaces coal with “renewable electricity and hydrogen” to make their “green steel.” Hybrit is owned by Nordic and US-based steelmaker SSAB (which currently accounts for “10% of Sweden’s and 7% of Finland’s carbon dioxide emissions”), as well as state-owned utility Vattenfall and miner LKAB. …

Leather Log Carrier

Moore & Giles’ double-layered leather sling (39 by 18 inches) and accompanying powder-coated steel frame (14 by 15.5 by 14.5) prove both scuff-proof and far superior when housing and transporting the firewood. The Baldwin Oak is a full-grain, rich brown leather that was tanned in Italy on English hides. The result is a texturally smooth leather that withstands bends, bumps, and the elements. Each carrier …