Scented Crying Candles by The Jacks

The young Korean designers make melting animal faces and human brains adorable

We’ve seen our fair share of handmade scented candles and thoughtful containers, but it’s the ones hiding a devious personality underneath that really go the extra mile. PyroPet’s cat and bird forms (which reveal a metallic skeleton inside) are a favorite—but we’ve now found another brand that successfully blends the cute and macabre. These candles, from new Korean company The Jacks, are shaped like ears, …

HAY Mini Market Makes its US Debut

The MoMA Store brings the affordable, playful Danish design accessories to Soho and online

Design fair regulars are well-acquainted with HAY, which was founded in 2002 to provide quality, contemporary furniture at a democratic price point. Since then, the Danish design company has branched out into smaller products and accessories, collaborating with international designers (like Sebastian Wrong) to add playful, innovative and always stylish touches to humdrum household objects. Driven by their mission to make good design more accessible, …

CH Gift Guide: Cheeky Goods

An irreverent spin through our holiday bestowments

Add a little humor to the holiday season by presenting friends and loved ones with a reason to laugh in the form of a useful object. From Perks and Mini’s Carefree Willy keychain to Muffin Top muffin cups, or the gift everyone can get involved in—Cards Against Humanity—here are 10 items culled from the regularly updated Cool Hunting Gift Guide that will bring about the …