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Half Pint Mug

Designed to imitate a traditional half pint glass, this ceramic mug has twin walls to ensure that your coffee or tea will remain hot. Complete with “Half pint” marking, you’re sure to run the risk of a slight desire to be in a pub rather than the office.

5.25″t x 3″w

Purchase Information:

Price: $18.00
Availability: Buy Half Pint Mug here

Panton Junior

The Panton chair for kids is now available. 25% smaller than the original.

“Panton toyed with the idea of creating a child-size chair back in the 1960s, and drew up plans for its creation. Back then, production issues made the Panton Junior financially unfeasible, however the following decades brought new plastics technologies, and in 2006, Vitra introduced the Panton Junior. The chair is based on Panton’s original plans, complete with the smooth curves and fun shape of the larger Panton Chair. It’s crafted as a single piece of strong, flexible polypropylene with integral color that will not fade over time. Wonderfully durable and easy to clean, the Panton Junior is suitable for contract and residential use for children in pre-school and primary grades.”

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Price: $115
Availability: Buy Panton Junior here

Uffizi Bunk Bed

Holy cow. This is the craziest/coolest bunk bed. It’s also possibly the most expensive one as well, but that is beside the point since it would no doubt imbue young children with excellent design sense.

“Designed by the artisan duo Jenny Argie and Andrew Thornton, the Uffizi can be considered as an architectural work given the interesting spaces it provides. Kids will love the cantilevers, semi-enclosed lower bunk, and window like openings. You may select different finishes for different parts of the bed giving you the opportunity to suit your own style.”

Made from sustainable hard wood and birch ply. All finishes are 100% nontoxic.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,850.00
Availability: Buy Uffizi Bunk Bed here

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Falter Folding Stool

Reposting because it’s now $120 down from $198! I love these and I want a couple to hang on the wall for all my impromptu parties.

“Folded a million times in testing, the Falter Folding Stool is uniquely durable for such a lightweight form. The material used in its manufacture is 3F board, which is a foldable material made with a pliable middle layer between two wooden boards. This middle layer acts as a sort of swivel pin and allows the Stool to be made without hinges. The Falter Stool opens with just one hand, quickly providing a sturdy seat that holds up to 300lbs. When the versatile Stool is not in use, it folds up to a thickness of less than an inch and can be stowed in a cabinet or hung on a wall. ”

This innovative design received the Friedrich-Sulzer Design Award in 2002, the Sächsischer Staatspreis for Design in 2003 and a nomination for the Federal Award for Design in 2004. The 3F board material has also received accolades, including the Federal Award for an outstanding innovative handicraft achievement in 2003.

Available in black, red and white.

Purchase Information:

Price: $120.00
Availability: Buy Falter Folding Stool here

Chandelier Bulb

Here’s a quick and easy makeover for any bulb in your home- in under a minute you can have an instant chandelier.

“Basically it is a glass ring with glass hooks that slides over any normal bulb and attached to the glass hooks are strands of crystals that dangle down from the bulb…”

material: Pyrex (heat-resisting glass)+crystal glass

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Price: $55.00
Availability: Buy Chandelier Bulb here

Argard M10 Bluetooth Headset

Look at this tiny little headset! No wires, no clips. It’s less than the size of a quarter, and it’s so much better than the crazy-big-behind-the-ear ones that so many people wear even when they aren’t talking on their phones. Be slightly less obvious with this new gadget…

“…it doesn’t require a behind the ear clip, mainly because its unique shape ‘sticks’ in the ear… You put it on with one turning movement (yes, somewhat like a screw) and it just stays in your ear. And it obviously comes with three different sized silicone covers to adjust it to your earsize…”

Purchase Information:

Price: $149.00
Availability: Buy Argard M10 Bluetooth Headset here

Britt Floating Nightstand

Wall-mounting bamboo nightstand. Also can be used as an entry way table or hung in multiples.

“All bamboo used in modernlink furniture is farm harvested and sustainable. Comes in “Baked” or “Raw” finish. Raw is the color of bamboo unadorned, leaving the surface as it would be naturally. The baked finish is achieved by literally toasting raw bamboo at high temperatures browning the silica in the bamboo naturally.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $980.00
Availability: Buy Britt Floating Nightstand here

Retractable Ethernet Cord

For the times when you’re traveling, perhaps at a relative’s, and you just can’t get a wireless signal.

“Similar to a measuring tape in design, the Retractable Ethernet Cord is a compact, convenient way for travelers or desktop users to connect their computers to the internet. The cord features RJ-45 connectors suitable for LAN and broadband connections. Made of ABS and aluminum.”

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Price: $28.00
Availability: Buy Retractable Ethernet Cord here

On The Edge Pots

These are quite clever and the perfect solution for those of us who could use some more greenery yet have limited space.

“Designed to straddle the railing of a balcony, the pots are made from water-resistant polyethylene and can rest on any railing with a maximum thickness of 60mm. Two separate compartments offer multiple planting options. The On The Edge Pot is ideally suited for urban dwellers with limited outdoor space, but can easily be used in the workspace or restaurants to liven up a patio.”

H 12″ Diameter 12″

Purchase Information:

Price: $85
Availability: Buy On The Edge Pots here

Twinkle Living Shadowlands Rug

This rug is lovely- the organic shapes next to pixel-like squares add an interesting twist to an otherwise simple graphic rug.

“With custom prints and designs inspired by imagery culled from a life spent working in the arts, traveling the world, and escaping with idle daydreams, Wenlan brings a fresh point of view to her work and is thrilled to translate her ideas into a line of unique but accessible collection for the home.”

6′ X 8′ $1,355

10′ X 13′ $3,669

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Price: $1,355-$3,669
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Mod Cork Credenza

This provides plenty of inspiration to cover all available doors in cork. Not that you would, of course, want tacks stuck in all sorts of places, but it does liven up the possibilities for art in unexpected places. This credenza has worthy environmental credentials as well.

“Clean modern lines and a strong focus on environmentally friendly materials inform the Cork Credenza. The cork doors are made from the renewable bark of cork trees without harm to the tree itself. The cabinet utlizes rapidly renewable bamboo for the frame and FSC certified birch plywood for the interior (both materials are made with formaldehyde-free adhesives). The credenza is finished with low VOC topcoats for healthier indoor air quality.”

18.5″ deep x 59.5″ wide x 29.75″ high

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,500.00
Availability: Buy Mod Cork Credenza here

Cana Tables

If you’re on a tight budget, these would certainly do the trick for your occasional table needs.

End Table, 20″w 24″d 24″h
$189.00

Cocktail Table, 47″w 24″d 18″h
$249.00

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Price: $189-$249
Availability: Buy Cana Tables here

Gauge Poster by Marten Lindquist

Will we get hatemail for posting this on the 4th of July? I promise, no political statement is intended, I just think this is a clever play on a familiar graphic. Perhaps a few of you will agree.

“Marten Lindquist won the international Brushstokes competition with this brilliant graphic. We have a few of the posters, printed in Sweden, from a limited edition of 200, signed and numbered by Marten. In addition, we sourced some brilliant black (to match the poster) posterhangers, an ingenious invention from Denmark, so you can buy the poster and solve the perennial problem of how to hang it (framing is so expensive, and Bluetack so…tacky).”

Size: 27.7″ w x 19.5″ t

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Price: $40.00
Availability: Buy Gauge Poster by Marten Lindquist here

IonFlow 50F Air Purifier

No matter what you’ve thought of air purifiers before, you’re sure to admit this one is relatively nice-looking. It seems to have excellent marks in doing the job, and plus, aren’t you curious to see what’s in the air of your home (causing allergies, health issues, etc.)?

“Removing all aspects of nerd-factor, the IonFlow 50F Air Purifier is an energy-efficient and quiet machine that’s been proven to remove more than 99% of airborne pollutants in fewer than five hours and without producing any ozone…As a room is cleared of dust, smoke, pet dander, bacteria, mold and other allergens, these pollutants will collect on the outside of the unit’s aluminum ring. When you see it needs to be cleaned, turn off the unit and quickly wipe the ring clean.”

Aluminum; handmade acrylic stand.

H 26″ Diameter 7.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $495
Availability: Buy IonFlow 50F Air Purifier here

Cordless Doorbell Jacob Jensen

Danish designer Jacob Jensen’s cordless doorbell features five different polyphonic tunes. It features a LED that indicates both ring and low battery level. Protected from the interference of other cordless products.

Purchase Information:

Price: $145.00
Availability: Buy Cordless Doorbell Jacob Jensen here