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    Rubber-dipped wood bowls from Wind Willow Home

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    Plateau tray series by Bjørn van den Berg

    The Norm Wire Bowl recalls the look of traditional baskets with its gridded form, while the metallic structure and refined silhouette give it a decidedly modern look. Available at the Dwell Store:

    Aparentment’s Marbleous Fruit Ring.

    Glassware with marble bases.

    Small tabletop items from Marble Basics

    From Yield Design Co., the Ceramic French Press Coffee Maker is an sophisticated vessel that captures the traditional French press method while elevating the look of the device. Available at the Dwell Store:

    Simple and versatile, the Teema Tableware collection designed by Kaj Franck for Iittala is based on the fundamental shapes of circle, square, triangle, and rectangle. Available at the Dwell Store:

    Alessi introduced a new concrete bowl in 2014, based on a competition prototype designed by Luca Galbusera.

    For the tabletop, consider these turned wood bowls. $45–$160.

    If you haven't seen some iteration of Pia Wüstenberg's Stacking Vessel series, upon which she's elaborated using wood, ceramic, glass, and ____, check out the next design fair, local showroom, or Pinterest page—they're everywhere.

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    Cheese Knife Set, $125 from  With stainless-steel blades and olive-wood handles, the set of three cheese knives by Andrea Girolami is both handsome and handy.

    Basketweave Placemats by Chilewich, $14 each from For frequent party throwers who want their spread to wow, but don't want to worry about spilling wine on an heirloom tablecloth, these items are a must.

    Corvi Concrete Wine Cooler, $75 from Keep whites and roses chilled in this sculptural wine bottle holder made from concrete.

    Alphabet Wine and Water pitcher and tumblers by Formafantasma for Lobmeyr.

    Leather Coasters by Commune, $30 for six from

    The 901 Tea Trolley by Artek, $2,230 from  For the ultimate entertainer, you could do no better than the classic Alvar Aalto–designed 901 trolley.

    Decanters by Terroir, $340–365 from  The borosilicate glass carafes and decanters are hand-blown and snugly wrapped in leather with brass fittings.

    Black on White Splatterware, $45–225 from The painterly motif on these plates, bowls, and serving platters is a little bit Jackson Pollock and a bit like the classic look of enamelware.