Cork is a gorgeous material for several reasons. It is heatproof, shock absorbent, and lightweight, with natural insulating properties and water impermeability. Smoked cork has a darker hue that showcases the natural, speckled quality of this material, which is harvested only once every nine years without felling trees. All it requires to stay clean is a wipe-down with damp cloth. Liga sources cork from Portuguese oak trees, designing and finishing the pieces in Cornwall. This 30cm trivet, which has a nice width and height, are both stylish and practical, protecting tables from stains.
Why we love it
'The large round shape is perfect for setting casseroles and saute pans that go from oven to table.'