Kirmaci's resume is distinguished, with an early career background interning with both cheeky Harry Allen and studied Campana Brothers. As for the item, it is a stainless steel square that, when tilted one way, sprinkles salt; in the other direction, pepper. It looks more like a particularly pretty computer mouse or a panel of Gehry's Disney Hall, and it handles nicely.
After starting in design journalism at House & Garden and CNN, Jamie runs the International Design Awards festival, which rewards visionary international design. One University of Southern California MFA later, she maintains a steady fiction and dramatic writing habit.