10 Easy Pieces: Basic Drinking Glasses – Remodelista

An essential for any kitchen: well-proportioned basic drinking glasses. Here’s what we’ve got on our shelves.

march luisa clear water glass 260 Above: On the higher end of the pricing spectrum, the R+D Lab Luisa Clear Water Glass is made of lightweight and durable Swiss borosilicate; $50 each.
alessi glass family trio 261 Above: Francesca is a fan of the Jasper Morrison for Alessi Glass Family Set. The glasses are available in three sizes for $7.55 each at Connox or as a set of four of the 3.25-inch glasses for $44.26 on Amazon.
cb2 marta coolers set of 6 262 Above: The micro-thin Marta Barware line from CB2 is well priced and appealing; prices start at $1.95 at CB2.
duralex unie tumbler tempered glass 263 Above: From iconic French company Duralex, the tempered Duralex Unie Tumblers are $24 for a set of six at Duralex.
march vincent van duysen clear glassware 264 Above: Alexa’s favorite is the Clear Glassware designed by architect Vincent Van Duysen, available in three sizes and priced from $60 to $65 depending on style at March.
bormioli rocco bodega glasses 265 Above: Justine is a longtime fan of the Spanish wine glass. The Bormioli Rocco Bodega Glasses are made of tempered glass; $74.99 for a set of 18 assorted glasses at Bormioli Rocco. They are also available in the same set of 18 at Food52 for $80.
hawkins new york essential glassware 266 Above: Simple and affordable, the Hawkins New York Essential Glassware starts at $32 for a set of four small glasses.
kartio drinking glass 2 pack clear 267 Above: Meredith is the proud owner of a set of Iittala Kartio tumblers, a classic by Finnish designer Kaj Franck. The Kartio Clear Drinking Glass Two-Pack is $18 at Royal Design.
orskov honest glasses 268 Above: Janet swears by Orskov Glassware from Denmark. Made of heatproof borosilicate, the glasses are available in five sizes and range from $30 to $56 for sets of six from A+R Store.
march oaxacan drinking glass 269 Above: Julie likes the nearly indestructible and always well-priced Oaxacan-style tumblers at March. The Oaxacan Drinking Glass is $8.
williams sonoma pint glasses set of 4 270 Above: The Williams-Sonoma Pint Glasses Set of Four is $59.95 at Williams-Sonoma.
kinto japanese glassware 271 Above: Annie loves the Japanese Glassware from Kinto, available in four sizes designed for various beverages. Made of heat-resistant glass, the glasses range from $4.90 to $8.30 each at Kinto.
ikea 365 clear glass 15 ounce 272 Above: For glasses en masse, the Ikea 365 15 Ounce Clear Glass is $11.99 for a pack of six.

N.B.: This post was originally published on July 27, 2011. We have updated it with new and additional product selections and current pricing.

For more glassware we love, see:

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