Haand Blog

The Ripple Effect
I am drawn to simple vessels that do not pull attention away, but rather create a frame that draws out the beauty of the flowers within. I was initially drawn to Haand’s Ripple Vases collection for this reason, but the...
Styling and Entertaining with Haand
Whether I am creating a tapas-style meal for my husband and myself or I am putting together an  assortment of dishes when entertaining guests, I consider aesthetic and ease to be of equal  importance. I have a handful of key...
Bring the Outside In
I was lucky as a child to have a lot of time outside. I had neighborhood friends, and my best friend lived close enough to easily convince my mom or his to come pick me up. Our backyard abutted a...
La Framboise Rose
Summer is officially upon us, and my July-born heart is positively giddy.  The days are long, the weather is warm, the colors are vibrant, and my garden is overflowing with the best produce and most gorgeous herbs and florals.  It’s...
Meet Doan Ly
I was drawn to Doan’s work because of the way she treats the flower subjects of her photography. Looking at the images, you feel the spirit and soul of the flowers- each feels like a character in a tableau with...
Product Story: Ripple Vases
Designed to be organic and have personalities when they sit on a table top, our Ripple vases capture and reflect the natural rhythms of the shapes in our Ripple tableware collection. I wanted them to feel like they were made...
Meet the #HaandAtHome Winner @MissChaoticGood
When we asked our customers to show us where their Haand pieces live outside of the kitchen @MissChaoticGood went above and beyond with seven entries! We couldn't wait to find out what her favorite pieces were and what she plans to do with...
An Easy Tip for Styling Shelves
When styling a home one of the challenges can be blending an eclectic mix of personal items in a way that showcases them properly. With so many different colors, textures, and types belongings, many homes can end up feeling very...
Savory Mediterranean Inspired Dips
Over the past year, when parties have been more of a memory of simpler times than present reality, I have reminisced and scratched the itch for a snack meal by making my favorite crackers and savory, Mediterranean-inspired dips—a briny, salty...
Haand at Home: Using Haand Platters as Jewelry Displays
Using platters on your dresser is a great  way to bring Haand into your bedroom and creates a tidy, unique way to organize and display your jewelry. 
Perfect Crackers
Is there any meal better than an unapologetic snack meal? I am not referring to hastily devoured protein bar to compensate for a skipped lunch, rather I am thinking of evenings spent at parties where I intentionally abstain from eating...
#HaandAtHome Contest
Where Do Your Haand Pieces Live? Haand works great in the kitchen, don’t get us wrong. Mugs and plates are sculptural pieces in the cabinet, on the countertop, even in the dishwasher. But it’s a shame to relegate the beauty...
Mono No Aware
Objects have structure and purpose regardless of who possesses them. They have form and meaning, with or without human touch. The sense of an object’s timelessness or timeliness— and the bittersweet pleasure we take in owning objects that may exist...
Sweet Potato and Chickpea Chaat
A delicious salad which has the flavors of an Indian street side chaat. Chaat typically refers to a savory snack that is usually served in the road side stalls in India. They are easy to make and with a little...
Introducing the Skali Coupe Collection
These plates were modeled after the simple, red terracotta plates you see by the hundreds in history museums in Rome. When designing these plates, I wanted them to look like they were made by hand by someone without access to...
Celebrating 9 Years at Haand
This month marks 9 years of business for Haand! A lot has changed since we first started, but much has stayed the same, too.  Haand started as a partnership between Chris and I- it grew out of a friendship that...
Roasted Beetroot + Orange Salad
The beauty of simplicity lies in the fact that by stripping away what is unnecessary,  everything that remains is intentional. Coming out of the decadence of the holiday  season, a time for revelry and indulgence, I find myself craving the...
What is a Second?
A “second quality” piece (i.e right below first quality). These are pieces we produce throughout the year that have a slight flaw but are still perfectly functional. They may be slightly different in color or glossier than intended- they might...
In Stock Favorites
2020 was a hell of a year. We learned a lot of hard lessons and have gone through some major changes in how we run our business. One of the biggest, brightest things we learned, thankfully, is that we have...
Wabi-Sabi
“Wabi-Sabi” The term wabi-sabi, like the labels “natural” or “mindful,” gets a lot of use these days. In its most reductive sense, wabi-sabi is a Japanese aesthetic philosophy of imperfection. There’s an undeniable comfort to seeing a human touch on...
Create 3 Flavorful Side Dishes with Tadka
Tadka is an Indian style infused oil with spices. Most Indian recipes use the tadka to give flavor to the dish. Whole spices like mustard seeds, cumin seeds, whole dried chilies are very common in a tadka. You can also...