The French design company Petite Friture has been around for a few years and they have a collection of housewares that are both beautiful and fun, while sometimes being unusual. Here’s a sampling of some of our favorites:

Loop Shelf by Amandine Chhor

Francis Wall Mirror by Constance Guisset
Created using pigments that vanish with water, giving a distressed, watercolor look.

Francis Pocket Mirror by Constance Guisset

Cairn Boxes by Constance Guisset
A set of wood boxes that can be stacked anyway you like due to internal magnets.

Moire Lamp by Marc Sarrazin
Available in three sizes and in black or grey, the mesh-like fabric displays various light qualities.

Ikebana Vases by Edward Robinson

Swell Desk Objects by Luca Nichetto
A multipurpose desk accessory that holds pens and keys and then flips over to become a paperweight.

Vertigo Pendant Lamp by Constance Guisset

What’s your favorite?