Why So Serious? 8 Whimsical Designs
Sitting with a notebook in one hand and cup of coffee in another is about as common a cafe sight as four-dollar lattes. Enter the poem cup, saucer, notebook, and pen—made for the coffee shop set and hardly a necessity, but we love the whimsical design and the retro seafoam green hue.
- Perhaps these modern, whimsical rockets ingeniously crafted by Brooklyn-based designer Pat Kim won't fly you to the moon, nor zip you past the stars, but they'll surely pep up any space.
The oversize proportions of this whimsical sugar bowl and its companions (coordinating teapot, creamer, cup, and cookie jar) evokes a grown-up version of a child’s tea set.
What a hoot! These wide-eyed owl measuring cups have some serious seventies flare. The set comes complete with 4 nesting cups, whose whimsical design makes tackling even the hardest recipe, a bit more fun.
While its sculptural and whimsical shape evokes memories of an animal-like creature, Yorky is a very versatile and practical light that can sit or lay on a table at different angles to illuminate varied surfaces or hang from its leash on a wall.
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- We can’t get enough of new design brand House of Rym, an improbable artistic combination of Tunisian craftsmanship and Swedish aesthetics.
Put these nesting dolls to work. Designed by Carl Mitsch of Fred and Friends, the set of six measuring cups store one within another and open up to measure 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup, 1/2 cup, and 1 cup as well as the less common 2/3 cup and 3/4 cup. Store them in the cupboard or set them out for all to enjoy.