It’s a beautiful thing when form and function come together in one chic little package. Wether an impeccably designed gadget or a sleek take on a household basic, these elevated essentials are an easy, fun way to update any desk, living room or kitchen. (They also make great gifts—even for the chap who has everything.) So with that in mind, we've hunted down the most inspired objects that expertly pair efficiency and aesthetics. From a bird feeder that Frank Gehry could have designed to a basic flower pot that's anything but basic, these special pieces will have every inch of your place looking wicked cool.
Gramavox by Pavan Bapu Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone ($400)
West Elm Kate Spade Saturday Globe Table Lamp ($199)
Kill Spencer Carrier Pouch for iPad Mini ($139)
Global Views Give and Accept Wall Sculpture ($123)