Top 10 Items To Brighten Up Your Kitchen

Whatever the time of day, we’re always happy to be in the kitchen. That’s especially true in winter, when cosiness and comfort take top priority. To help make those dark early mornings and long evenings a little brighter, we’ve picked out a selection of our favorite kitchen utensils and accessories that promise to make even the messiest clean-up fun, whether you’re cooking for one or hosting a dinner party. For more culinary-inspired designs, take a look at the kitchenware section of our shop.

LE NID RAMEKIN EGG CUP BY ALESSI

dailybasics_kitchen_01_eggcupAlessi designer Christian Ghion teamed up with renowned chef Christian Ghion to create a sculptural egg cup ramekin made from stoneware and stainless steel. Simply crack a raw egg into the ramekin before placing it in the oven until it reaches the desired consistency. It’s available for purchase here.

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TEA WITH GEORG CAKE PLATTER BY GEORG JENSEN

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This elegant serving platter takes inspiration from both the Japanese tea ceremony and the European ritual of afternoon tea. Made from mirror polished stainless steel and porcelain, it promises to turn even the most humble of cakes into an experience. It’s available for purchase here.

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SNUG.CLOUD BREAKFAST BOARD BY SNUG.STUDIO

dailybasics_kitchen_04_choppingboardThis sweet wooden breakfast board means allows you to keep your head in the clouds for a little longer each morning. Crafted in Germany from beechwood, it’s available for purchase here.

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EGG DECANTER BY SEBASTIAN BERGNE

dailybasics_kitchen_05_eggdecanterThis sleek carafe was designed to keep and serve wine at its best. Created by Sebastian Bergne, its centre of gravity allows it to be rotated in all directions, making it an ideal centerpiece for a dinner party. Its rounded shape was created from blown glass, and a cork coaster allows for a perfect grip. It’s available for purchase here.

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COSMIC TABLEWARE BY DIESEL LIVING & SELETTI

dailybasics_kitchen_06_cosmictablewareDiesel Living teamed up with Italian design firm Seletti to bring the solar system to your table, in the form of dinner plates representing the sun, moon and planets. We recently featured them in our magazine, and they’re available for purchase here.

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PING PONG TRIVET BY KITSCHCANMAKEYOURICH

dailybasics_kitchen_07_pingpongtrivetCrafted from cork and solid oak wood, these fun trivets not only protect your table from the heat of pots and pans, but also double as after dinner entertainment. They’re available for purchase here.

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FRIED EGG POTHOLDERS BY RED STITCH LAB

dailybasics_kitchen_08_eggpotholdersThis cute set of potholders is made from layered cotton to protect against high temperatures, and come with a metal ring for easy storage. They’re available for purchase here.

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CUBE DRINK ROCKS BY AREAWARE

dailybasics_kitchen_02_cube-rocksDesigned by Runa Klock for Areaware, these hand-finished soapstone and marble drink rocks keep your apero cool whilst saving it from the dilution caused by fast-melting ice. Keep them in the freezer and pop them into your glass as needed. The set is available for purchase here.

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CIRCULAR HAND BRUSH BY LOS OBJETOS DECORATIVOS

dailybasics_kitchen_09_handbrushSweeping becomes far more enjoyable when the brush you’re using was created as part of a conceptual art series. Rosa Rubio designed this neat brush and shovel as part of her Los Objetos Decorativos project, also featured on our magazine. Made from beech wood and natural fibers, it’s available here.

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INCEPTION DISHRACK BY SELETTI

dailybasics_kitchen_10_inceptiondishrackWashing up becomes anything but a chore with this sky skape of New York as a dish drying rack. Entitled ‘Inception’, the rack is crafted from silicone and comes in three colours. If you have a dishwasher, it can also be used as a letter organiser or desk tidy. It’s available for purchase here.

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