Is your kitchen missing some oomph? Think accessories! Aside from being practical, they can add that original touch that ties a kitchen together. Be it a handsome marble clock, a beautiful wooden bench or charming coffee cups, Québec designers offer a wide selection of accessories to spruce up our kitchens. Here are 15!
1- Charming coloured plates – Atelier Make
Handmade by Atelier Make, this set of coloured plates can brighten up any kitchen. Gray, pink, green or white, these lovely pastel-toned plates are sure to impress.
2- Innovative fruit and vegetable storage – Jarre
The Montréal company Jarre designs ceramic bowls with wooden slats to store fruits and vegetables. The Denise bowls allow users to water their produce and conserve it for a longer time.
3- A chic platter – Hauteur d’homme
Made of maple or black walnut, the Hauteur d’homme board is ideal for serving cheese and cured meats. Until your next dinner party, display it on your counter or on a shelf because, in addition to being practical, this board is quite stunning.
4- A classy wall clock – Obiekt
The Obiekt marble clock adds a touch of luxury to any kitchen. It complements modern and minimalist interiors. Obiekt clocks are available in green, black and white.
5- An eye-catching calendar – Available at Papeterie Nota Bene and Boutique Unicorn
Looking for something to display on your kitchen walls? At once decorative and useful, streamlined and timeless, the Stendig calendar is the perfect poster! Designed in 1966 by Massimo Vignelli, it never ceases to attract attention.
6- A playful dish towel – Prune Textile
Add a touch of whim to your kitchen with Prune Textile dish towels. Adorned with a pretty lemon illustration, these towels are sure to make you smile, even while you do the dishes!
7- A book holder to help you cook better – Arbol Cuisine
Are you hooked on cookbooks? This wooden bookrest by Arbol Cuisine holds your cookbook so you can focus on your pots and stove. This is a must for every great cook!
8- A stylish mortar and pestle set – Bois Debout
Useful for grinding spices, herbs or nuts, the Bois Debout mortar and pestle set will help you add full-flavoured aromas to your dishes. Made of wood, Bois Debout products are both traditional and modern.
9- Charming coffee cups – Art & Manufacture
With these lovely coffee cups, you’ll wake up smiling every day! Handmade by ceramist Édith Bourgault, these large cups are suitable for coffee or tea. Keep them on display… they are too beautiful to be hidden!
10- Salad servers with coloured ends – Craft Collective
Hand-made by Craft Collective, this set of service utensils is as alluring in a salad bowl as it is on a hook in your kitchen. With their fresh splash of colour, these wooden salad servers are anything but boring!
11- Salt and spice accessories – Us & Coutumes
Practical and chic, the Us & Coutumes salt cellar is made of re-used torrified birch. Useful for serving salt, spices or sauces, the salt cellar is easy to use and keeps your ingredients within reach.
12- Multipurpose wall hooks – Six Point Un
Lacking storage space? Flaunt your beautiful kitchen accessories with Six Point Un wall hooks. The metal wall storage with hooks is available in white or black.
13- A wall basket to optimize storage space – Sainte Marie Textile
This wall basket is an original solution to optimize spice storage. The magnet hidden in the rustic basket’s wooden base keeps spice jars secure.
14- Cook smart with a tablet or cell phone stand – Us & Coutumes
Do you keep your tablet or cell phone with you everywhere… even in the kitchen? Use this wooden stand by Us & Coutumes. Be it to hold your tablet as you follow a recipe or as a cell phone rest, this stand is really handy!
15- A helpful bench – Coop Établi
If your kitchen is big enough to accommodate this gorgeous wooden bench, you won’t regret it! Use it when you run out of chairs for your guests or even as a decorative object. Place a pretty plant or basket on it and you’re set.
Julia Vallelunga is the editor and founder of À la mode Montréal, one of the most popular lifestyle blogs in Québec. Passionate about decorating and travelling, she loves unearthing discoveries from here and elsewhere. In addition to decorating, Julia is also interested in entrepreneurship. She enjoys encouraging Québec creators who make beautiful things. Her current inspirations: green plants, Scandinavian style and pretty cushions!