Celebrated chef Giada De Laurentiis has teamed with Target on an eponymous line of kitchenware, stainless-steel and cast-iron cookware, and Italian foods. Included, from top, are a 4-quart covered braising pan ($70), a 6-quart Dutch oven ($90), and a panini grill pan with press ($70). All are crafted of cast iron enameled a cheerful tomato-red. Call 800-800-8800; .
The Small Round Freestanding sink by Vitraform makes a striking statement in the bath with its elegant hand-cut detail. The durable laminated-glass basin is available in a variety of engraved designs and colors, including the Battuto pattern, shown in Cristal, for $3,675. Call 888-338-5725; .
Danish firm Vipp debuts the limited-edition Mermaid Blues collection, featuring a selection of its bath accessories in three sea-inspired hues. The steel 4L ($249) and 14L ($319) pedal bins, shown, come in light and medium blue, respectively. Call 917-558- 4440; .
The Chef Series 24" M8260-1 microwave by Miele seamlessly fits into existing cabinetry and sports a smudge- and scratch-resistant stainless-steel surface. The unit, which costs $1,149, has 11 automatic functions, including one that will keep food warm for up to 15 minutes after heating. Call 800-843-7231; .
The eco-friendly household cleaners by Australian brand Murchison-Hume are organic, biodegradable, and come in attractive apothecary-style bottles. An array of products, such as the Counter Intelligence food-safe surface spray ($18) and Superlative liquid hand soap ($20), both shown, is available at Anthropologie. Call 800-309-2500; .
A flattened arc adds a sculptural touch to the minimalist Jalama 8" bath fittings by California Faucets. The line comes in a range of handle styles and finishes, including the X-shaped Aliso in matte black ($844), shown. It is also sold in a wall-mounted version. Call 800-822-8855; .
Ideal for those who entertain often, the 24" Euro-style TriFecta dishwasher by Jenn-Air boasts special cycles for fine crystal/china, plate-warming, and a one-hour wash. It is offered in stainless steel, shown ($1,399), as well as black, white, and oiled-bronze finishes. Call 800-JENN-AIR; .
This article was featured in the April 2010 issue.