3 Calgary Products to Buy This January

Enamelware that took eight months to design, tea towels made for hotel clients and a collapsible bench and table.



 

Reveille Enamelware Mug

photograph by jared sych

After eight months of planning, conceptualizing and manufacturing, designer Chris Pecora was finally able to sit down with a steaming hot cup of coffee — in an enamelware mug he designed himself. The Reveille Enamelware Mug ($19 each) is inspired by the bugle wake-up call in the military. Ideal for anyone who loves an early start to the day, wherever they are, this mug is safe for stovetop, campfire and dishwasher. 

chrispecora.bigcartel.com and The Uncommons, 1325A 9 Ave. S.E., 587-353-9337, theuncommons.ca

Inspirati x Post Hotel & Spa

photograph by jared sych

If you’ve visited the Post Hotel & Spa in Lake Louise, you know they don’t fool around when it comes to luxury and style. Looking for a gift for its loyal clientele, the Post asked Wendy Brownie at Inspirati in Mission to create a beautiful handcrafted tea towel. Now for purchase at Inspirati, proceeds from the sale of the tea towels ($50) will support the Happy Kamper Campaign, raising funds for the Kids Cancer Care Foundation’s Camp Kindle

Inspirati, 2207 4 St. S.W., 403-244-4443, inspirati.ca

Pic-Nic Set

photograph by jared sych

Architecture and design duo Mark Erickson and Matthew Kennedy spend most of their days working on large-scale residential projects, like designing garden lofts and restoring a recently acquired century-old home. However, their smaller design projects are just as ambitious, like this collapsible bench and table Pic-Nic Set ($2,500, including second bench not shown). The design team aimed to rethink the bench to be more ergonomic and playful, and they succeeded with a sculptural form that not only is beautiful to look at but also hugs the body comfortably. And the table is height adjustable. 

Studio North, 1221 Kensington Rd. N.W., studionorth.ca

 

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