written by:
June 30, 2011

OXO has always been one of our favorite product companies: it has been at the forefront of universal design and seamlessly integrates function into the form of all its products. Here we spotlight some of our favorite new items from the company, some just recently on shelves and some you can look forward to seeing later this year.

Heat water the old-fashion way with the Uplift Tea Kettle, available now. The two-quart kettle features a nonslip heat-resistant handle, stainless steel finishes, and green or eggplant coloring. The spout has a built-in whistle to alert you when your wate
Heat water the old-fashion way with the Uplift Tea Kettle, available now. The two-quart kettle features a nonslip heat-resistant handle, stainless steel finishes, and green or eggplant coloring. The spout has a built-in whistle to alert you when your water is boiling and it automatically opens when you lift the handle, meaning that even if you've lost some of your grip strength, you can still pour a cup for your afternoon tea.
1 / 9
The stainless steel Box Grater, available in September, eliminates the need for multiple graters as well as the need for a cutting board on which to grate. It features coarse, medium, and fine grating surfaces and a box at the bottom to catch your shredde
The stainless steel Box Grater, available in September, eliminates the need for multiple graters as well as the need for a cutting board on which to grate. It features coarse, medium, and fine grating surfaces and a box at the bottom to catch your shredded goods. After you've washed up, store the box inside the grater to save space.
2 / 9
Another space-saving grater is the new Two-Fold Grater, available in November. The tool features a medium and coarse grater that can be positioned like a tent for grating over a cutting board or taken apart to be used one at a time.
Another space-saving grater is the new Two-Fold Grater, available in November. The tool features a medium and coarse grater that can be positioned like a tent for grating over a cutting board or taken apart to be used one at a time.
3 / 9
There are so many compost bin designs out there but what makes the OXO Compost Bin great is its simplicity. The bin is an approximately eight-inch cube and weighs just 1.21 pounds. The lid stands open when you're filling it and then removes with a twist f
There are so many compost bin designs out there but what makes the OXO Compost Bin great is its simplicity. The bin is an approximately eight-inch cube and weighs just 1.21 pounds. The lid stands open when you're filling it and then removes with a twist for easy emptying and cleaning.
4 / 9
We long loved the <a href="http://www.dwell.com/products/good-grips.html">POP containers from OXO</a>. With one push they open and with another they create an airtight seal. Come October, the containers will be available with this new stainless steel lid
We long loved the POP containers from OXO. With one push they open and with another they create an airtight seal. Come October, the containers will be available with this new stainless steel lid finish.
5 / 9
Mixing bowls are ubiquitous. These ones stand out with their small details. The one-and-a-half-, three-, and five-quart bowls feature nonslip handles and bases as well as spouts for pouring. They are color-coded by size and nest away for space-saving stor
Mixing bowls are ubiquitous. These ones stand out with their small details. The one-and-a-half-, three-, and five-quart bowls feature nonslip handles and bases as well as spouts for pouring. They are color-coded by size and nest away for space-saving storage.
6 / 9
Few things are more useful in the kitchen than a pair of kitchen scissors. You can cut poultry, snip herbs, cut flower stems, and more. This new pair features a streamlined design that minimizes finger-scissor rubbing and increases ease of use.
Few things are more useful in the kitchen than a pair of kitchen scissors. You can cut poultry, snip herbs, cut flower stems, and more. This new pair features a streamlined design that minimizes finger-scissor rubbing and increases ease of use.
7 / 9
Later this year, OXO will introduce its new Tot Booster Seat. The chair features a three-inch, urethane cushion (available in orange, green, or taupe) and a backrest that locks in place but can fold forward with the push of a button. Its flat stowaway for
Later this year, OXO will introduce its new Tot Booster Seat. The chair features a three-inch, urethane cushion (available in orange, green, or taupe) and a backrest that locks in place but can fold forward with the push of a button. Its flat stowaway form and the integrated handle let you carry it like a briefcase when you're on the move.
8 / 9
Last but not least in our roundup is this stainless steel Spoon Rest. It is designed with simplicity in mind, features silicon feet to keep it from heating up or sliding around the stove, and is dishwasher safe. Check out more from OXO at <a href="http://
Last but not least in our roundup is this stainless steel Spoon Rest. It is designed with simplicity in mind, features silicon feet to keep it from heating up or sliding around the stove, and is dishwasher safe. Check out more from OXO at oxo.com.

Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our FREE app from iTunes, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter!

9 / 9
Heat water the old-fashion way with the Uplift Tea Kettle, available now. The two-quart kettle features a nonslip heat-resistant handle, stainless steel finishes, and green or eggplant coloring. The spout has a built-in whistle to alert you when your wate
Heat water the old-fashion way with the Uplift Tea Kettle, available now. The two-quart kettle features a nonslip heat-resistant handle, stainless steel finishes, and green or eggplant coloring. The spout has a built-in whistle to alert you when your water is boiling and it automatically opens when you lift the handle, meaning that even if you've lost some of your grip strength, you can still pour a cup for your afternoon tea.

Join the Discussion

Loading comments...

Latest Articles

content delzresidence 013 1
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
June 29, 2016
abc malacari marwick stair 01 0
A simple set of stairs is a remodel’s backbone.
June 28, 2016
Design Award of Excellence winner Mellon Square.
Docomomo US announces the winners of this year's Modernism in America Awards. Each project showcases exemplary modern restoration techniques, practices, and ideas.
June 27, 2016
monogram dwell sf 039 1
After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.
June 27, 2016
switch over chicago smart renovation penthouse deck smar green ball lamps quinze milan lounge furniture garapa hardwood
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
June 26, 2016
young guns 2016 emerging talent coralie gourguechon treviso italy cphotos by coralie gourguechon co produced by isdat planche anatomique de haut parleur1
Coralie Gourguechon's paper objects will make you see technology in a whole new way.
June 26, 2016
green machine smart home aspen colorado facade yard bocci deck patio savant
Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.
June 25, 2016
Compact Aglol 11 television plastic brionvega.
The aesthetic appeal of personal electronics has long fueled consumer interest. A new industrial design book celebrates devices that broke the mold.
June 25, 2016
modern backyard deck ipe wood
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
June 24, 2016
dscf5485 1
Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell on Design at the LA Convention Center, which will continue through Sunday, June 26th. Though we’ve been hosting this extensive event for years, this time around is particularly special.
June 24, 2016
under the radar renovation napa
Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.
June 24, 2016
Exterior of Huneeus/Sugar Bowl Home.
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.
June 24, 2016
light and shadow bathroom walnut storage units corian counter vola faucet
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
June 24, 2016
Affordable home in Kansas City living room
In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.
June 23, 2016
modern lycabettus penthouse apartment oak vertical slats office
By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.
June 23, 2016
kitchen confidential tiles custom cabinetry oak veneer timber house
A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire home.
June 23, 2016
feldman architecture 0
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
June 22, 2016
Blackened timber Dutch home
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
June 22, 2016
hillcrest house interior kitchen 3
Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.
June 22, 2016
angular
Atelier Moderno renovated an old industrial building to create a luminous, modern home.
June 21, 2016
San Francisco floating home exterior
Anchored in a small San Francisco canal, this floating home takes its cues from a classic city habitat.
June 21, 2016
modern renovation addition solar powered scotland facade steel balcony
From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
June 21, 2016
up in the air small space new zealand facade corrugated metal cladding
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
June 21, 2016
young guns 2016 emerging talent marjan van aubel london cwai ming ng current window
Marjan Van Aubel makes technology a little more natural.
June 21, 2016
urban pastoral brooklyn family home facade steel cypress double
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving neighborhood of Brooklyn.
June 20, 2016
Modern Brooklyn backyard studio with plexiglass skylight, green roof, and cedar cladding facade
In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.
June 20, 2016
the outer limits paris prefab home living area vertigo lamp constance guisset gijs bakker strip tablemetal panels
In the suburbs of Paris, an architect with an eco-friendly practice doesn’t let tradition stand in the way of innovation.
June 20, 2016
amaroso40040
When a garage damaged by termites had to go, a studio emerges.
June 19, 2016
the blue lagoon iceland geothermal spa hotel water visitors
The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star hotel.
June 19, 2016
heaven on earth maya lin topography what is missing california academy sciences wood video
A new monograph by Rizzoli explores the memorial project by the renowned artist.
June 19, 2016