The Key To A Great Housewarming Gift. Actually, Four Of Them.

The Goodworth & Co. makes four different specially designed brass keys that are made to fit all Kwikset K1 locks. Each key measures 1″ x 3″ and is decorated on both sides. At only $8.00 each (and available to order online) they make awesome housewarming gifts. All they have to do it take it to any hardware store or key cutter. (more…)

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Qualy Shakes Things Up With Two New Awesome Seasoning and Spice Shaker Sets.

Two different Seasoning and Spice Shaker Sets have just been introduced by Qualy of Thailand. Four Seasons and Animal Parade consist of four clear domes (with holes in the tops) in a white tray in which you can place herbs, spices and seasonings. With a look reminiscent of snow domes, the products are both fun and functional, like all of Qualy’s products. (more…)

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Kebo, A Beautifully Designed One Handed Bottle Opener Epitomizes Form as Function.

Another beautifully designed houseware seen at this year's International Home and Housewares show is the stainless steel Kebo one handed bottle opener by architect and industrial designer Rush Dixon of…

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Tom Otterness Designs A Hip Home For Cookies. The Mama Bear Cookie Jar.

It’s not easy to find a hip cookie jar that isn’t ridiculously kitschy. This is the only one I’ve ever seen other than the Bunny Rabbit Cookie Jar by Momoyo Torimitsu. And it’s a beauty. The white ceramic “Mama Bear” was fashioned after sculptor Tom Otterness’ original bronze version. (more…)

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