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Local by Design

By Phyllis Higgerson / Photography By Rupert Whiteley | November 21, 2017
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Bring Rhode Island into Your Every Day

Whether you are looking for a copper pot that will last generations or a sea-creature bottle opener to crack your next cold one, Rhode Island designers and those with local ties have created an array of beautifully made goods to feather your nest with a touch of townie pride. From glassware to hand-hewn cutting boards, lustrous servers to wooden coasters, coffee pots and mugs, their artistic yet functionally designed products are beautifully crafted items you’ll want to give and to receive.

1. Andiamo Woodworking whale ($58) and baguette ($38) presentation boards

2. Fellow raven tea kettle ($79)

3. Zeurner Made mini gratitude board ($35)

4. Laura Zindel Design ceramic sauce bowl ($22) and mugs ($42)

5. WorkShop recycled serving board ($42)

6. Morris & Essex silkscreened tea towel ($16)

7. Chisel and Lathe hand-turned rolling pin ($38)

8. Laura Zindel Design rectangular serving dish ($165)

9. Zeurner Made square gratitude board ($55)

10. Labyrinth Antiques vintage stemware set ($30)

11. RIJCK Leather set of 4 oyster coasters ($28), and Providence flask ($39)

12. Andiamo Woodworking muddler ($24)

13. Fellow Stagg pour-over kettle ($99)

14. Willywaw RI tea towels ($12)

15. DotDotWorkshop gray and white mugs ($31)

16. Michelle Phaneuf Ceramics teeny bowls ($12)

17. Beehive Handmade heart measuring spoon set ($50)

18. Cocoruto beeswax taper candles ($10)

19. Beehive Handmade brass and cherry wood cheese board ($90), ceramic honey pot ($78), cheese marker set of 4 ($60)

20. Zeurner Made gratitude board with live edge ($125)

21. Matthew Hall Originals bronze horseshoe crab bottle opener ($88)

22. Morris & Essex silkscreened tea towels ($16)

23. Providence Art Glass blown-glass olive oil cruet ($45)

24. Duparquet Copper Cookware fait tout ($490), 11.25-inch sauté ($650)

25. DotDotWorkshop wee 3.5-inch plates ($14 each)

26. Andiamo Woodworking sailboat presentation board ($65)

27. Michelle Phaneuf Ceramics berry bowl ($30)

28. Springwater Designs cotton pot holders: small ($14), large ($24)

29. Belle Ceramic shell candle ($48)

30. Willywaw RI tea towels ($12)

31. Andiamo Woodworking muddler ($24)

32. Bib & Sola Marta glass pitcher ($72)

33. Providence Art Glass pint glasses ($38)

34. Ocean State of Mind wooden coasters ($22 set of 4)

35. J Schatz mod 3-piece platter set ($250), water vessel ($50), sauce vessel ($35)

36. Mau-House bronze oyster bottle opener ($50)

37. AE Ceramics oyster dishes ($32), traditional 6-oyster platter ($135)

38. Blue Anchor Candle set of 2 quahog candles ($13)

39. R. Murphy Wellfeet and Narragansett oyster shuckers ($39)

40. Matthew Hall Originals bronze horseshoe crab bottle opener ($88)

41. Zeurner Made gratitude board with live edge ($125)

We would like to extend a special thanks to Jan Dane of Stock Culinary Goods on Hope Street in Providence for allowing us to photograph her thoughtfully curated Rhode Island design collection and to Wara, just down the block, for allowing us to use their community dining table on which we took these photos. Please visit them in person or at and

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