Our featured pattern of stripes makes a big statement for summer entertaining in colors that scream “fun” in this month’s party.
 French Bull for Cheeky We are not one to promote the use of disposables as a rule, but sometimes they are just the best solution, especially when on the go. Enter the better paper plate and cup maker Cheeky, whose latest collection features designs from FrenchBull, the company known for their bright patterns in melamine. Choose from their assortment of stripes for mix-and-match festivity. For every purchase, Cheeky donates a meal to Feeding America, and have donated close to 3 million meals since their launch in November 2014. 30 Ten-inch Dinner Plates, $3.99; 24 cups, $3.99 cheekyhome.com
 Joseph Joseph Thin Stripes Worktop Saver Twin brothers Richard and Antony Joseph have come up with the perkiest cutting board on the market. Their design is made with toughened glass, with a lifetime guarantee from breakage, and is odor- and stain-resistant. It can also be used as a trivet, cheese board, or tray. Dishwasher safe. 12 x 16 inches. $28.
See more of the formula for throwing a fabulous summer bbq in our ULTIMATE SUMMER issue.