These plates designed by David Rasmussen are functional Danish modern art for your dinner table. Available in hard walnut and maple, each plate is trimmed with a slick pop of color and finished with food-safe oil.
Stunning and deceptively simple, the Karmi tea canister, made in the century's old Yamanaka tradition, can take over a year to complete. Craftsmen carve each groove in the cherry birch by hand; each piece is carefully dried over several months.
These handsome and slender stirring spoons are handcrafted in Thailand from what would ordinarily be waste wood. We love that the six-inch handle makes it easy to reach into deep jars or extra-tall glasses.
There are knife racks, and there are knife racks. Handmade to order from solid FSC-Certified walnut and wall mounted, this extra large, timeless piece could be hung on the wall as art in itself but also serves as a sturdy utilitarian mount for prized kitchen blades.
A limited run of 112 trays was commissioned by the Napa Valley winery Newton Vineyard, each equally suited to serving hors d’oeuvres as wine. Asymmetrical cross-hatching references the region’s terraced topography.
Well, this is handy. Wood blocks that only offer one slot per knife might leave you stabbing around hoping to find the one that fits, and they don't offer much versatility for accommodating new blades. Ute (short for utilitarian) Australian Design eliminated the individual slits on their carbonized bamboo base, giving a happy home to your parers, cleavers, and everything in between.
Consider it a dream come true, an honest-to-goodness marshmallow tree. This decorative piece would make a nibble-worthy presentation when the party is in full swing and the hors d'oeuvres are in bloom, that can also double as decoration when its brances are bare.