An excellent bread bowl option is this piece by Bambu, a Chinese manufacturer committed to fair labor practices and renewable materials. The rest of the year it makes a lovely, low-profile fruit bowl.
Stainless steel and matte gold on one utensil? The effect is far from Frankenstein-ian when the silhouettes are this streamlined.
Spice up the nibbles on hand with this take on the salt cellar, a traditional housewarming gift.
A complete 63-piece stainless-steel service for eight, designed for Arne Jacobsen for A. Michelsen in 1957. Each piece is stamped with the manufacturer's mark.