If your smoking tools were purchased in the back of a record store, involve metal, or were acquired in a time when they would have been classified as “paraphernalia”, then it’s time to consider a more refined approach to cannabis culture and accessories. from your arsenal. Because as the marijuana industry has become legitimate, its aesthetic has also matured. “Good design is always a trend, but historically, cannabis consumers had fewer choices because buying was dictated by what the corner store had in stock,” notes Esther LeNoir Ramirez, co-founder of Session Goods. “Now people want their pieces to reflect the general acceptance of cannabis. They want to feel the equivalent experience and pride of investing in fine glasses of wine or whiskey. They want their ritual to look sophisticated, elegant and mature rather than ‘something I did in college’.”
Not to discredit the legions of glassblowers, potters, woodcarvers and other artisans who produced beautiful pieces when marijuana was an underground indulgence. Those with Chihuly-an talent are still creating works that are almost too beautiful to use. But now, mass makers are stepping up, trading psychedelia and marijuana leaf motifs for stylish products that speak to the interior design snob.
Take, for example, Edie Parker’s famous walnut and concrete boxes, and even a cast-iron match holder made to look like a cairn entered the session. In addition, players from other advanced design industries are stepping in. “We have designed cannabis-related products for so many brands outside of the cannabis industry (including luxury fashion, music and art), it is clear that the industry – and design specifically – will continue to grow and will be a requirement for all brands competing in the industry. space,” says Lana Van Brunt, co-founder of Sackville & Co, a line of contemporary cannabis accessories, and Sackville Studios, a New York-based company that designs and produces cannabis-related products. goes online for the legal market.”
Ready to restart your own cannabis accessories collection? Stock the forward design items below.
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