“Brooklyn Slate Company is a collaborative effort from Brooklyn graphic designer Sean Tice and Parsons graduate student Kristy Hadeka. After visiting Kristy’s family slate quarry in upstate New York in the spring of 2009, the two grabbed a few pieces for use as all purpose cheese boards back home in Brooklyn. They found a number of other purposes for the slate — as trivets for tea kettles and hot dishes or coasters for beers — and began selling them online. They now offer”

rowing up every morning and dressing yourself shows others that you care about how you’re perceived, but what about the space you live in. Most guys aren’t very cognizant to know what makes a great home look great. One of the biggest problems we find with guys home is their lack things like proper cutlery or even serving dishes when guest come over. Having a few dedicated pieces that can sit in your kitchen can make those stay-at-home soiree’s into a headache free night of fun. We were introduced to Brooklyn Slate Company somes years ago when they first started making their serving boards. We instantly knew they would be a hit. Over the last few years they’ve expanded their boards (by selling in places like West Elm) to include customizable engraving, adding cheese knives and even offering a rare red slate. Investing in one of their cheeseboard keep you prepared for any sort of event or get together you have and shows your guests that you know how to host.

Special Edition Cheese Board - $36.00 / Red Slate Cheese Board - $35.00 / Cheese Knife Essential Set - $75

About The Author: StevenDElliott

Steven is the founder of Genuine Men’s Magazine. He graduated Drexel University with a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design. Along with his passion for photography and design, Steven loves helping men find new and emerging menswear brands and offer his opinions when it comes to real-life situations.