Written by Sara Black
Image by INDEX CORP
When a proper colour feels like too much of a commitment, consider grey (or near to).
Bulky Tea Cups by Jonas Wagell for Muuto
When skies are grey, nothing cheers you up like a bubbly, clown-like mug (speaking from experience). Designed by the award-winning Jonas Wagell for Muuto, they’re oversized pieces of porcelain perfection.
Geo Vacuum Jug by Nicholai Wiig Hansen for Normann Copenhagen
For times when you’re desparate for a very hot or nicely chilled beverage. The Geo jug is award-winning and “its eccentric and fashion-inspired colour combination options make it an unexpected impression of a thermos”.
Cell Candle Holders by Zada Hadid Design
Pritzker Architecture Prize winner, Zaha Hadid, was one of the best architects ever. If you don’t know her work, do a Google. Designed in 2018 by a team who reference Hadid’s process for each new design, the ‘Cell’ collection draws inspiration from the replication and growth of cellular organisms. Aptly topical for today’s goings-on.
Duo Salt & Pepper Set by Zada Hadid Design
Another Zaha Hadid Design makes the cut this week, with the sculptural Duo mills making a curved-three-pointed-base-to-a-triangular-peak appearance. A soft-touch, matte-finish material and high-qual CrushGrind® mechanics round out the design.
Flip Mirror by Javier Moreno for Normann Copenhagen
It’s a mirror, it’s a tray. Two for the price of one. With a soft silhouette, this piece would not look out of place on a chest of drawers or hall table, even.