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The best ... witty household helpers

Chat plates, designer duct tape, and more

22 Series Plug
Do away with the standard vertical cover plate. This “suite of electric sockets” puts sockets in unusual positions, and installs behind a wall.
Price: $16
Contact: Bocci.ca/#/dealers
Source:
Apartmenttherapy.com

Dish Drainer
Drying isn’t a “precarious affair” with this “sturdy, easy-to-clean” drainer. “Watching plates dry has never been more fascinating.”
Price: $110
Contact: Conranusa.com
Source:
Dwell

Chat plates
Forget about making interesting dinner conversation. “Your cooking will speak for itself and the tableware can do the talking, too.”
Price: $48
Contact: Momastore.org
Source:
Dwell

Designer Duct Tape
Make sure your packages arrive in style with this “pretty duct tape.” Available in paisley, houndstooth, basket weave, and wood grain.
Price: $10
Contact: Spoonsisters.com
Source:
Pointclickhome.com

Writing Spoon
“By crossbreeding nib and utensil,” this spoon by Spanish designer Julia Mariscal makes it okay to play with your food.
Price: $31
Contact: Faces-usa.com/retailers.html
Source:
The Washington Post

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