This architecturally inspired Mode Egg Cube (image 1) set has silicone rubber ‘cups’ that fit together to create a cuboid when not in use; R140 (per pair) from yuppiechef.co.za. SOFT SPOT These cheerful ‘Odd Bird Out’ silk-screened tea towels by Su Wolf, R110 each, (image 2) are printed on cream or white cotton hopsack. To order, contact Su on email@example.com or 021-683-4220. CHOP CHOP! Russell Hobbs’ sleek new Allure range of appliances is minimalist and practical. The 320-watt Mini Ball Chopper, R330, (image 3) is ideal for pesto, baby food and even whipped cream. russellhobbs.co.za. To see some more of our kitchen must-haves, turn to page 137 of our January/ February 2012 Trends issue, out now!