‘Let’s lock our little fingers and promise never to let go of each other, all right? Not with the heat on us, not if we’re buried under heavy pots and all’. ‘Ok.’ These hexagonal coasters by Michiel Cornelissen are reminiscent of plastic S-hooked monkeys – just classier, laser-cut from bamboo sheets – and gang up to take the heat and stains for your tabletop for all sizes of cups, bowls, pots and pans.
As a baker by trade, these Toast It bread shaped trivets from the Brazilian design studio, Oiti, have resulted in immediate clambering through Google Search in an unsuccessful attempt to make these my own. Looking more like a delicious Loaf made up of perfectly sliced and packaged Whole Wheat, the temptation is strong to top them with butter and jam instead of a cup of tea. Anyone interested in a breakfast of Tea and Cork?