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Design We're Feeling: Hook Cookware

A New Wave pots-and-pans set for Generation Y
Feb 26, 2015 2:00 pm

It takes a lot to get us to put down our tried-and-true pots and pans by cookware giants, but Karim Rashid's line of Hook cookware is more than just bold looks. The award-winning collection features hooked handles and lids to maximize hanging-storage options. And given how striking the black and Day-Glo green nonstick pans are, you'll definitely want to show them off.

Easy Kitchen Decor Upgrade: Get A Better Pegboard

Turn functional storage into a stylish centerpiece
Feb 5, 2015 9:30 am

Ever since Julia Child popularized the idea of using a pegboard to hang pots and pans decades ago, the basic wall unit has been a feature of home kitchens. But even old standards could use a little upgrade from time to time. Just look at this new line of pegboards and accessories by a London-based design firm.

It's A Fridge That Brews Your Morning Coffee

Or a coffeemaker that keeps food fresh. Same thing.
Feb 3, 2015 9:00 am

As the single-cup coffeemaking scene continues to heat up amongst competitive brands, GE just threw down with...a refrigerator? The hybrid fridge-coffeemaker we've all been waiting for is ready to move into your kitchen.

If These Awesome Pots Won't Inspire You to Cook Something, We Don't Know What Will

Italian terracotta pottery with a modern touch
Jan 22, 2015 10:00 am

"Finally!" probably isn't the right proclamation to make regarding Sambonet's awesome line of terracotta cookware, considering the brand's been around for over a hundred years, and yet there's something about this collection's aesthetic that seems so perfectly current. More after the jump.

For A Stiffer Cocktail in Shanghai, Just Hit This Sandwich Shop's Coke Machine

A speakeasy hidden behind a friendly red door
Jan 20, 2015 1:00 pm

We've seen various iterations of the old-timey speakeasy with a wink-wink secret entrance, yet there's something enduringly fun  that keeps these enterprises packed with patrons. And while it's true that Shanghai's latest version, Flask, probably is no more a secret address than the White House, the execution definitely praise for maintaining that clandestine feeling.

Can You Guess Which Roastable Vegetable Inspired This German-Designed Stool?

Hint: It's the most recent cruciferous celebrity
Jan 8, 2015 10:00 am

This rubber-encased oddity looks anything but organic — more like something straight out of Lady Gaga's prop arsenal — but its leg molds were actually cast from a very familiar cruciferous vegetable. Can you tell which one? 

So You're Looking To Lose Weight? Join The Club. Here Are The Watches To Help You.

Because your other watch only tells you the time
Jan 7, 2015 11:00 am

It's January, so finish up that last slice of pie and get your sneakers back on. For anyone who's not keen on sporting a tech-y activity tracker around their wrist or clipped to their waist, there's Whitings' new Activité watches, fitness monitors disguised as handsome analog timepieces.

This Joe Beef Hat Keeps You Warm Like Gravy

Montreal meat masters launch hearty winter headgear
Dec 4, 2014 11:00 am

Known for deep-fried bacon-wrapped foie gras and other small miracles comprised of sublime protein and fat, Montreal house of wonder Joe Beef has yet another cold-weather treat for its legions of fans. This stylish, exceptionally warm-looking knit hat, complete with festive poofy bauble, is the accessory of the season for the culinary enthusiast in your life.


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