Right now, we want The Exquisite Book, a Shoe butter dish and more
Much as we love picking a new calendar every year, the fact that we have to pitch ’em come January leaves us with a pang of guilt. Fortunately, Cicada Studio’s tea towel calendar will come in handy for years after 2011—helping to keep our dishes dry. $42 at etsy.com/shop/cicadastudio.
Complete with an intro by Dave Eggers and a series of illustrations by 100 artists (from Camilla Engman to local great Anders Nilsen) all riffing on one another’s work exquisite corpse-style, Chronicle’s new The Exquisite Book is nothing short of inspirational. $22 at amazon.com.
Our parents never allowed shoes on the table, but we bet they’ll change their minds when they see these Shoe salt and pepper shakers. Plus, the Brogue shoe design is so on-trend with this season’s styles. $48 at Jonathan Adler (676 N Wabash Ave, 312-274-9920).
Forget about plastic baggies. This reusuable Box Appetit lunch box is not only ecofriendly, it features a removable microwavable dish, a separate sauce container and a dipping area built into the lid. $22 at uncommongoods.com.