Liqueur glasses from Normann Copenhagen, $45 for a set of two at normann-copenhagen.com
These glasses gently spin on a table, both exposing the aroma of the beverage and adding delight to cocktail hour.
Cast Placemats from abcDNA, $50 at abchome.com
Woven by fishermen's wives in Haiphong Port, Vietnam, these fishing net–inspired textiles add an ethereal feeling to the tabletop.
Engraved Cocktail Muddler from AHeirloom, $30 at aheirloom.com
Add to a cocktail enthusiast's collection with this solid walnut or maple tool that can be engraved with initials for an extra $4.
Olive Dish and Spoon by Carnevale Clay, $26 at carpenterhill.com
Having a dinner party? Made by hand in Denver, Colorado, this food-safe stoneware dish helps set the tone of the evening.
Dahlia Coasters from Chilewich, $18 for a set of six at chilewich.com
With a lace-like pattern made in durable vinyl, these coasters—available in five metallic shades—instantly create a festive tabletop.
Lup Candle Holder by Shane Schneck for HAY, $45 at store.dwell.com
The gentle loop of this solid-copper candle holder won't block views of the person on the other side of dinner table.
EM Press Coffee Maker from Stelton, from $44.95 at steltonusa.com
An update on Erik Magnussen's vacuum jug, designed in 1977, this timeless French press coffee maker makes up to 8 cups, enough to keep your guests happily caffeinated.
Cheeseboard Animals from Thing Industries, $140 at thingindustries.com
With this cutting board set, featuring a ceramic goat, sheep, and cow by Helen Levi, identifying cheese types has never been easier—or more adorable.
Kaku Plates by Shinichiro Ogata for Wasara, $12 for a set of six at shop.cooperhewitt.org
These beautiful paper plates mean no dishes to wash at the end of the night. Crafted from bamboo and reed pulp in Japan, the dishes are also sensitive to the environment.
Chiringuito Cocktail Shaker by Ron Arad for Alessi, $204 at store.dwell.com
This classic shaker, with a slim, twisted body that's easy to shake and a vacuum-seal enclosure, is a foolproof choice.