Right here’s What’s Taking place Over at Casa Zuma—And All of the New Objects I’m Obsessed With

It’s been awhile since I’ve shared an replace about what’s taking place over at Casa Zuma. The rationale? Effectively, seems that working a direct-to-consumer merchandise model whereas additionally working this web site makes for a actually busy schedule. It doesn’t go away as a lot time as I’d like for reflection—however a lot has been taking place behind the scenes that I needed to pop in and share a number of spring updates with you guys.

First, a fast recap of the final 5 months since launch—it’s been a whirlwind. I’ve met numerous unimaginable makers and artists, packed lots of of orders with our workforce, designed packaging, acted as product designer/chief advertising and marketing officer/customer support rep—it’s been a loopy busy time however so inspiring and enjoyable. I dove in headfirst, and although it typically looks like a lot, I additionally really feel like I’m proper the place I have to be.

Do now we have all of it found out? Not even shut—however my intention for this model is to convey you guys essentially the most particular, inspiring, inventive items that elevate your on a regular basis. And that pursuit has meant that, at occasions, I’ve needed to let go of perfection, realizing that we’ll maintain dialing it in as we go. As with every new enterprise, it’s required a whole lot of endurance and studying to belief the method. One of many largest challenges of working with handmade items from international locations around the globe is that lead occasions may be lengthy—we’re working straight with our artisans to design and develop new items which might be unique to Casa Zuma, so the journey from idea to truly having the product in hand is a months-long course of.

SO, the merchandise in our spring assortment are gadgets I’ve been engaged on and ready for for months, and I can’t wait to lastly present you! Listed here are my prime 5 picks from our spring assortment. Head over to CasaZuma.com to buy all of them as we speak.

Discovered Dough Bowls

I’ve collected classic picket dough bowls myself for years, they usually’re one of many gadgets in my residence you guys ask me about on a regular basis. So, I’m thrilled to lastly convey you these one-of-a-kind hand-carved dough bowls made from reclaimed wooden. I take advantage of this as a catch-all for keys within the entryway, or I fill it with citrus for a easy centerpiece. That is the time to embrace a wabi-sabi aesthetic—each single considered one of these is completely different, so embrace the ingredient of shock!

Sharing Bowl (get on the waitlist!)

Our new ceramic serving bowl was impressed by the one I take advantage of nearly each night time on the dinner desk for grains or roasted veggies, served family-style. Handmade in Los Angeles by our pals at LA Clay, it’s completely sized for sharing any facet dish. These are actually particular with a good looking speckling within the glaze that I simply adore. They’re coming quickly—so you should definitely hit the “notify when out there” button to be the primary to buy.

Linen Desk Throw in “Pure Sand”

Meet the most recent coloration in our extremely in style linen desk throw: Pure Sand (aka my new favourite!) It’s ethically-made in Lithuania of heavyweight linen, and we designed it to toss casually over any-sized desk. I normally embrace the linen’s pure wrinkles for a glance that’s laid again and by no means fussy.

Solstice Mugs (get on the waitlist!)

Aaah I’ve been ready to share our latest mug with you guys! Our first mug offered out extremely quick, so I couldn’t be extra excited to share the most recent in our assortment, The Solstice Mug. Thrown by hand in Los Angeles by our pals at LA Clay, that is the comfy, no-handle mug I attain for to start out (or finish) my day—it’s simply good. I even use the massive dimension as a pen holder on my desk! These are coming quickly—so you should definitely hit the “notify when out there” button to be the primary to buy.

Sabré Flatware in Ivory

Because you guys love our teak flatware as a lot as I do, I’ve been dying to introduce a brand new coloration to the gathering—meet our new Ivory Sabré Flatware! These are made in France, and for these of you who can’t fairly get on board with a wood-handle silverware set, this sturdy acrylic deal with is for you. They arrive in a set of 4 (one full place setting), and embody the informal method to setting the desk that’s so my vibe.