Serve olives, almonds, and other noshes in these plastic hexagon plates ($8 for an attached set of three at mollaspace.com).
Artisans craft these ambidextrous stainless-steel scissors ($64 at Goods for the Study, 234 Mulberry St., nr. Prince St.; 212-219-2789) in the tradition of Japanese swordsmiths.
Sir Terence Conran protégé Russell Pinch marries a slender love seat ($4,875 at the Future Perfect, 55 Great Jones St., nr. Bowery; 212-473-2500) with retro Swedish upholstery.