The Shine votives rarely blow out, even at a garden party with a stiff breeze ($20 each at Global Table, 107 Sullivan St., nr. Prince St.; 212-431-5839).
Look at, puzzle over, sit on, and only occasionally water Brooklyn designer Deger Cengiz’s Plexiglas cactus chair ($3,000 at ABC Home, 888 Broadway, nr. 19th St.; 212-473-3000).
Illustrator Jan Kallwejt gives the picnic staple a graphic makeover (Kite, $12 at Honey & Hazel, 351 Graham Ave., nr. Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg; 718-389-0901).