Moving beyond brass, which we’ve seen in spades for the past several years, consider a few more metallic options: copper, nickel, and good old stainless steel.
The X3 watering can by Paul Loebach for Kontextür is a minimal vessel inspired by Eastern European motorcycles, and the company’s first product for use outside of the bathroom, $120.
The Rio wall sconce by Jonathan Adler showcases classic mod style, accented with a curved form and glass shade, $195.
The Levels pendant lamp stands out with iconic and charming characteristics. Made from metal sheets spun and pushed around a rotating mandrel, the lamps are given a fold at the end to support the structure, $510 onenordic.com
These Cylinder salt-and-pepper shakers by Ladies & Gentlemen are simple, yet sleek, $60 ladiesandgentlemenstudio.com
Luckily for your tablescape, the recent Pritzker Prize–winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito also designs flatware. His new collection, Mu cutlery, features slim handles shaped like hexagonal chopsticks, $90 per five-piece place setting.
The Breeze tables by Monica Förster for Swedese Förster’s debuted a new look at the 2013 Stockholm Furniture Fair: a copper-plated steel base with a laminated copper top, $1,495–$1,995 hightoweraccess.com