Oh, baby, baby, it’s a wild world in summer, as New York dashes to and fro on the weekends—often to the homes of family and friends, with an L.L. Bean “boat and tote” bag in hand. But the hustle and bustle of summering doesn’t excuse you from minding your Ps and Qs! Don’t leave your house without a house gift…
No host or hostess will whine about a bottle of red or white (or rosé), but there are better ways to say thank you. And one of them involves artist and artisan Michael Aram, whose name means “gently, with peace, with love and care” in Hindi—and whose handmade pieces offer the same.
Above, the Molten Colors collection, including: the 8-inch bowl in Marigold ($125); the nut dish in Fuchsia ($90); and the small-footed platter in Emerald ($145). Below, the Leaves collection, available in Fall 2013.
For more information on Michael Aram, visit www.michaelaram.com.