For the amateur mixologist
Until recently, making clear ice in a home freezer was near impossible. Not so any longer: Polar Ice Trays allow water to freeze in a way that releases the air trapped inside, creating large, clear spheres. From Taiwan, the original molds come with various animal impressions, but they melt away quickly, and a new plain mold is scheduled to appear on the market by the end of the year. —Jordan Mackay
$55 at polaricetray.com
This story was featured in W&S Winter 2015.