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Damier adjustable sofa, leather

So, this isn’t exactly something you might buy on a whim, (due to the unwieldly size and price tag) but it’s a pretty great piece if you have the space for it. It’s upholstered in leather and has two independently articulated movements on each of the four sections. This creates the ability to create a very configurable seating arrangement.

12.25″ high when flat 28.75″ high extended 49.5″ square, each unit 101″ square, entire sofa

Purchase Information:

Price: $24,105.00
Availability: Buy Damier adjustable sofa, leather here

Love Will Tear Us Apart Lounge Rug

There’s something to be said for rugs that definitely qualify as ‘untraditional’. The drawn-like image gives interest without too much of a pattern…

“These wool rugs offer rich style in thick 100% handtufted New Zealand wool. New Zealand wool is the best available due to its high lanolin content…Special hand carving and combination cut and loop pile is very unusual craftmanship. The surfaces are soft and thick, making these rugs indulgently luxurious and sophisticated. They’re constructed with care by hand, meeting the highest standards for construction and quality. The distinctive contemporary rugs from HZL lead today’s decorating trends with their saturated hues and solid combinations.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,238.00
Availability: Buy Love Will Tear Us Apart Lounge Rug here

Pantheon Vinyl Wall Art

Sure, we’ve posted wall graphics aplenty. But, when have we posted wall graphics that lend themselves quite nicely to marching around a ceiling light fixture? If you’re not that fond of your ceiling, you can certainly use your wall just as well.

Available in black or pale grey.
Designer: Studio Job, France

20 x 20″

Purchase Information:

Price: $58.00
Availability: Buy Pantheon Vinyl Wall Art here

radulf (table)

If you want modern, you can’t really go wrong with acrylic occasional tables. Sure, there’s several out there, but this one is just slightly a-kilter, which makes it more interesting and, as well as that, it’s handmade, which justifies the price a bit more.

Handmade by Wm. Earle

20.5h x 14w x 16d

Purchase Information:

Price: $380.00
Availability: Buy radulf (table) here

Abstract Vases by Maxim Velcovsky

These six white abstract vases are based on house hold items. Alone or grouped together as a set, they look equally impressive.

knowhereclock by peter stathis for artecnica

No math required to figure out what time loved ones are on in distant lands with these clocks.

“designed by peter stathis and with graphics from susanna dulkynis (cosmos and one world clocks), knowhere wall clock are definitely a different concept on wall clocks. knowhere clocks are among the most customizable clocks that we offer, with a wide array of hands, including like extra hands, blank hands that can be written on and international landmarks.”

dimensions:12”dia x 2.05”d
made from clear acrylic frame, printed acrylic dial, metal hands, AA battery included.

Purchase Information:

Price: $74.00
Availability: Buy knowhereclock by peter stathis for artecnica here

deer tray

Whether you use them as functional trays or as wall décor, these will definitely add some interesting subject matter to a room.

“Ibride’s products are created by 3 members of the same French family. The inspiration for each item comes from both the very close environment and travels around the world. The word ‘ibride’ itself is a play on words in French meaning ‘hybrid’, and many of the pieces combine several forms and several functions… Each tray is constructed to last using a century old technique. Created of high pressure laminate each of Ibride’s items are thoroughly functional and lifestyle enhancing at the same time. ”

H 16″ x W 10.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $59.00
Availability: Buy deer tray here

Cecilie Manz: Mondrian Table Lamp

Not only is this nicely modern, it’s also super efficient with halogen bulbs and built-in reflectors to provide an adjustable direct light.

“Mondrian is constructed of steel bar and pipe, and moulded parts. To prevent glare, the lamp housing is moulded with a collar around the light source. The translucent ring in moulded acrylic insulates the heat from the outermost section of the lamp head. The ring lights up when the lamp is on, and indicates how to adjust the light. Mondrian’s light can be directed 180 degrees horizontally and 335 degrees vertically.”

white lacquered metal.

Size: 17.5″h x 13″w

Purchase Information:

Price: $295.00
Availability: Buy Cecilie Manz: Mondrian Table Lamp here

Artecnica Transglass Large Cups

I can’t think of a better repurposing of wine bottles than these elegant frosted glass cups and matching carafe.

Purchase Information:

Price: $63.00
Availability: Buy Artecnica Transglass Large Cups here

Voltaire Dressoir by Jasper van Grootel

Part of the Plastic Fantastic series (along with the Voltaire Dining Chair), which takes old furniture and coats it with the a special Soft Skin® rubber coating and available in any RAL color.

“The furniture, each piece of which is unique, is perfectly restored and reconditioned before being treated with the rubber coating. Designed to resist all kinds of weather conditions, this piece can be used as indoor or garden furniture.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,129.00
Availability: Buy Voltaire Dressoir by Jasper van Grootel here

Strut Console Table

Bludot has added occasional tables to accompany the Strut Dining table, and I am pleased to see that they are available in the same odd (in a good way) colors.

“Stucture and design are one with the Strut. A proud stance for any gathering. Choose ivory or robin’s egg blue for a subtle impact, or dark olive or watermelon for more punch power. Powder-coated steel frame with a durable polyurethane finish over MDF for the top.”

60″ x 30″ x 11.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $399.00
Availability: Buy Strut Console Table here

Tobias Wong gold spoon

I’m posting this more as a news piece. McDonald’s has issued a cease and desist to citizen citizen for the Ju$t Another Rich Kid and Tobias Wong gold reproduction of their coffee stir stick–which I believe was originally discontinued in the 80’s due to its prominent use for ingesting the decade’s ubiquitous party drug.

So if you want one, you better get it while the gettin’s good!

“INDULGENCES directly comments on the creation and expansion of luxury products in today’s consumer culture, this often results in the production of many unnecessary items. this series attempts of elevate everyday and in some cases disposable items into desirable object.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $295.00
Availability: Buy Tobias Wong gold spoon here

Melting Love Pendant

Last minute gift? You could try calling these people and cry and beg to have them overnight this to your loved one.

14k gold pendant on solid chain.

Purchase Information:

Price: $275.00
Availability: Buy Melting Love Pendant here

Meret Flatware

I don’t usually go for gold, but I do have to admit this setting looks pretty luxe on a tabletop.

“Simple modern shapes in stainless steel are gilded with a durable matte gold finish.”

• 18/10 stainless steel
• Brushed finish with scratch-resistant PVD coating
• Dishwasher-safe
• Made in Italy

5-Piece Place Setting.

Purchase Information:

Price: $64.95
Availability: Buy Meret Flatware here

Rare Luxury Wallpaper

This overwhelmingly cool wallpaper by Flavor Paper could have a really nice effect on one wall.

Designed by Joanna Bean

Screens: 4
Colors Achieved: 5
Pattern Repeat: 60 inches
Side-to-side Match:
straight across

Purchase Information:

Price: $200
Availability: Buy Rare Luxury Wallpaper here