Speckled cup, Good Thing, $ 18
This cup by Silo Studio is business at the top and party at the bottom. Handmade and one-of-kind, these glasses are already filled with personality. Make them your own by filling them with a beverage of choice.
Touch can with lid, Umbra, $ 20
Simple, affordable, with swinging lid to keep trash in its place, it’;s hard to beat this modern can (it also comes in 6 colors!).
Bath towel , Snowe Home, $ 22
Snowe’;s updated version of a plain bath towel is woven out of organic cotton fiber using air, for a lightweight and quick-drying absorbency.
Canvas oven mitt, Ferm Living, $ 27
Protect your hands from boiling-hot pans and scalding casserole dishes with these quilted pot holders, which feature leather straps accented with a brass stud. Comes in blue and gray.
Bath mat, HAY, $ 27
Colorful, textured bath mat designed by Scholten & Baijings available in 2 colorways: a poppy yellow and a bold red-light blue.
Lattice wooden mat, CB2, $ 44.95
Wood-flooring remnants are given a second life in this puzzle-like pattern that will keep your floor dry—and interesting.
Ettore electric kettle, Bodum, $ 50
Add some pop to your regular coffee routine with this melon-green electric kettle (with an automatic “off” mode) designed by Memphis Group founder Ettore Sottsass for Bodum in 1988.
Kullaberg swivel chair, Ikea, $ 54.99
The contrasting black-metal frame and light-wood seat give this vintage-inspired draftsman’;s chair a striking look that will add industrial appeal to your dining room. And, it’s affordable enough to keep a few extra for those unexpected plus-ones.
Dusen Dusen towel, DWR, $ 68
Funky colorways and graphic patterns enliven these towels by Brooklyn-based designer—and they’;re oversized enough to work at the beach!
Otto runner, Block Shop Textiles, $ 70
Table runners don’;t get as much play as their more popular sibling, the tablecloth, but this one, which could also be used as a wall hanging, makes a case for them.
Merry-Go-Round mobile, Pehr, $ 70
Colorful pom-poms go with pretty much any decor and the high-contrast colors will catch even newborns’; attention. (Bonus: there’;s a hamper to match.)
Hostess set, Snowe Home, $ 75
What’;s more practical than actual sterling silver, but equally chic for a host gift? A set of serving utensils in 18/10 Italian stainless steel, which resists stains and rust.
Pom Pom hamper, Pehr, $ 80
Have you ever managed to find a hamper that isn’t soul-crushingly boring? This is that hamper—or toy truck wrangler, or beach gear holder, or whatever storage unit your toddler’s room needs, but your toddler wants to dump out and play with because: pom-poms.
Touch bin in matte black, Brabantia , $ 123
This 30-liter garbage can is equipped with a soft touch lid that opens silently, ventilation holes, and a floor ring for stability. It’;s available in 6 colors, including punchy red and pastel green, but we like the smudge-free matte black.
Enamel aroma pot, Riess, $ 195
Tackle sauces, casseroles, and more in this 7-inch, porcelain-clad steel dutch oven from a 400-year-old Austrian manufacturer.
Aziza cactus silk pillow, The Citizenry, $ 195
Natural fibers woven from Saharan aloe vera cactus make for a responsible (and vegan-friendly!) alternative to silk. The Citizenry employs fair-trade artisans in Morocco to make this Berber-inspired pillow.
Cast iron 3.75-quart essential French oven, Staub, $ 200
We’;ve hear a lot about how to dress like the French, but wouldn’;t we rather cook like them? This cast-iron cocotte will be your guide. Its signature Chistera lid has spikes that continuously self-baste to roast the most delectable chicken and more. It’s available in white and deep red.
Bath pedal bin, Menu, $ 225
A sleek pedal bin, made of powder-coated steel, for bathroom waste. So durable it’;ll never need replacing.
Bookshelf small white/natural, Modern by Dwell Magazine, $ 229.99
Affordable, no-nonsense design that would fit into almost any decor, this shelf has a base with cupped sides for additional stability. NB: Always secure standing furniture in a kids’ room with wall mounts; they’re easy to conceal from view behind the closed panel in the middle of this shelving pick.
Key coffee table, Hem , $ 239
A clean ash wood top, paired with simple metal legs, makes this petite table by GamFratesi stylish enough to be the center of attention in a small space or used as a side table in a grander pad.
Cat rug, Oeuf, $ 260
Non-toxic dyes were used to give punch to this hand-loomed, jaunty cat rug (3′ x 5′) splayed over Breton stripes.
Peek LED table lamp, Menu, $ 260
On the hunt for a table lamp that will please your minimalist inclinations? Look no further than this matte black offering by Swedish designer Jonas Wagell.
50s-style blender, Smeg, $ 299
Inspired by the pastel playfulness of 1950s design, this blender, like other Smeg appliances, features nostalgic rounded edges.
Fulton metal storage cabinet, Urban Outfitters, $ 329
Looking to add a little color and a bit of functionality to your dining room? This compact cabinet could be just the thing. Offered in a cool shade of green, this cabinet features a powder-coated metal exterior and 2 interior shelves.
Heritage rug, Land of Nod, $ 349
Bright colors transform this traditional pattern into a playful piece for a kid’s room—spring for the 5′ x 8′ to fill the whole space.
Strut shelving system, Souda, $ 380
These wall-mounted shelves pack a lot of construction prowess into an efficient size: They’;re designed to reference both the Manhattan Bridge and early aircraft.
Heirloom wicker bassinet, RH Baby, $ 429
This rustic bassinet, fashioned out of woven wicker, sits on a base that includes a storage shelf hidden by a washed linen skirt—snap up the linen bedding to match.
A2300 Ascent series blender, Vitamix, $ 469
The Vitamix is the unicorn of small appliances: It turns grains to flours, and makes juices, nut butters, smoothies, frozen drinks, and soups. Did we mention it also self-cleans in less than 60 seconds?
Micuna life crib, Giggle, $ 500
Slightly less spendy than similar options at parent-favorite Oeuf, the Micuna is made from solid beech and sports colorful spindles for swapping in a more maximalist look. Can be used for up to 3 years.
Ace chair, Normann Copenhagen, $ 520
Available in soignée velour upholstery (along with fabric and leather), this dining chair by Hans Hornemann is a great option for those who like to get comfy at the dining table.
Frame canopy bed, CB2, $ 699
A powder-coated iron frame and brass-plated corner accents lend a tough materiality to a classic bed silhouette.
Stainless steel cookware set, 6-piece, 360 Cookware, $ 699
Though they look like your everyday pots and pans, this 6-piece stainless-steel set comes equipped with Vapor® Technology, which is said to lock in flavors and nutrients, heat your food faster, and deliver delicious meals. The set is made in Wisconsin.
Lollygagger chaise, DWR, $ 962
This not-so-basic basic, by Loll Designs, has generous proportions and an optional padded cover for extra comfort. And it’s made in the U.S. with socially-responsible manufacturing practices and 100 percent recycled material.
Ami bassinet rocker, Nursery Works, $ 999
A powder-coated-steel frame and pastel upholstery make this ergonomically designed rocker beautiful and comfortable. It also converts into a double-seater when the time comes.
Hai chair, Hem , $ 1,049
This sleek armchair designed by Luca Nichetto was inspired by the sleek whale shark (hai is the Finnish word for shark). It can be easily assembled at home, using no tools.
Lolita lamp, Moooi, $ 1,403
Maximalists will delight in this table lamp from Moooi shaped like a tropical flowering plant with scalloped edges.
Ruché bed, Ligne Roset, $ 1,730
Quilted upholstery draped over a solid wood frame makes this piece a unique marriage of fashion and design, by award-winning designer Inga Sempé.
Gym hooks, HAY, $ 25-$ 39
Reminiscent of gymnast rings, these cheery accessories from Danish design brand HAY will add color and order to your bathroom routine.
Pleat Box 24 pendant, Marset, $ 647-$ 920
Designed by Xavier Mañosa and Mashallah to mimic creased fabric, this molded-ceramic pendant combines a matte exterior with a shiny gold interior that will warmly illuminate your dining table.
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