Hawkins New York was founded in 2013 by designers Nicholas Blaine and Paul Denoly, and the brand is a beautiful marriage of the couple’s two design aesthetics. Blaine, who has a background in fashion and visual merchandising, is drawn to clean shapes and muted colors. Denoly, on the other hand, was formerly in product development – he worked for DWR for a while – and loves color, texture and organic forms. Working with a small team of collaborators, Blaine and Denoly have created an artisanal collective to help fill the void in the market for beautifully made, functional objects for those with modern sensibilities. The Simple Storage Container (2014) is a beautiful object on its own that also serves a useful purpose. From dry goods in the kitchen to cotton balls in the bathroom to spools of colorful thread in the area where you do projects, the storage possibilities are endless. It can also be used in groups to create interesting decorative arrangements. Glass container is dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal.