This chic, reusable cutlery is made from organic, food-safe bamboo and water-based adhesives, and finished with premium natural oils. Enjoy the perfect picnic in safe, natural style.
Balsabox is one of those containers: So simple, yet so perfect, and equipped with a gee-whiz factor (in this case a lid that can be completely removed, rotated, and put back in place as a vertical mirror). The bright pink interior spices up the wabi-sabi-esque balsa wood shell. U.S. buyers can purchase in person or online at A+R.
The brainchild of Cincinnati-born and Brooklyn-based designer Paul Loebach, Areaware's Shanty Lamp ($75) is crafted from pine and references "Shinto temples and humble wooden cabins." We think it's more the latter than the former, and love that it has a scrappy sensibility and affordable price tag. More a showpiece than a streaming light source, the table lamp illuminates with a five-watt bulb.
Designer Jonas Damon strikes again, this time turning his eye to another oft-stashed-in-the-back-of-the-desk object: the Scotch tape dispenser. Recalling a grinning whale, Moby is bound to brighten any desktop.