Best of the Home and Housewares Show: Fred & Friends

Wallflowers metal clothes hooks

Fred & Friends makes well-designed "gifty" items, with a focus on housewares. They are based in Rhode Island and work with designers worldwide to bring amusing products to the masses.

Cool Jewels ice cube tray

Coat Check stainless steel hanger

Here coat rack by Richard Shed

Twist and Spout converts water or soda bottles into ergonomic pourers

For more info, visit Worldwide Fred. To purchase some Fred designs, here is a list ofonline and in person shops.