ACCESSORIES

Check List Stamp

If you like your lists nice and tidy, take a look at this acrylic check list stamp from MUJI. For $3.75, you’ll have a much neater frame than just eyeballing it. Repeat the stamp for a longer list, or just do one for a short ‘to-do’ memo each day. (Ink pad is not included.)
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Price: $3.75
Available from: MUJI

Terracotta Planters

Maybe you’re too lazy to lug back heavy planters from your local plant nursery. Or, even worse, maybe you’ve gone there only to find that they don’t have quite the right thing. Well, it’s your lucky day, as these planters are perfect- square, plain terracotta, for pretty good prices (+$5 flat fee shipping). Note: the tallest is 22″h, so they’re not huge, but they are good sizes for medium plants.

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Price: $14.95 - 29.95
Available from: CB2

Measure Tea Towel

The Measure Tea Towel is a hand screen-printed tea towel designed by Dani Guralnick, featuring the most common measuring equivalents and conversions used in cooking. Of┬ácourse, if you feel it’s too pretty to wipe up spilled wine with, it can also be hung up as art. Check out the previously posted Useful Towel for a different take on the useful-measurements-kitchen-towel.
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Price: $15.00
Available from: W+K Studio

Ceramic Birdhouse

This little ceramic birdhouse is on sale- $96.00 down from $120.00. And, if you are concerned about its credentials, don’t worry: it’s made from clay fired in a kiln that’s powered by renewable energy, glazed with an earth-friendly lead-free glaze, has a reclaimed cedar wood roof, and hangs from a suede cord. Satisfied? Also, wouldn’t this be a nice Mother’s Day gift?
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Price: $96.00
Available from: Branch Home

Flaca LED Light

This strange* little light is made from a tri-fold sheet of stainless steel that can be bent to reach a height up to fourteen inches. While bending a steel lamp might seem counterintuitive, it’s meant to be customized according to your needs, so flex those arm muscles and bend away. Available for a limited time only from MoMA’s Destination: Mexico collection.
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Price: $75.00
Available from: MoMA Store

Upcycled Jump Rope

Jump rope! Get in shape with a jump rope made from 100% reclaimed mountain-climbing rope and rubber handles. Since the materials are reclaimed, no two will be the same. A 6.5 foot (single) length is sold at Branch Home, but should you need a 10.5 foot (double) length, go directly to Urban Infant.
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Price: $18.00
Available from: Branch Home

Quarry Pendant Lights

Marble has long been a luxurious product, but how about using it as a pendant shade? These hand-turned pendant lights by Benjamin Hubert are pretty spectacular, as they show off the translucent properties of thin-walled marble. By using an LED, the large internal cavity remains open in order to appreciate the rough cuts in direct contrast to the smooth exterior. Here’s hoping they’re in your budget (and if they are, you’re one lucky duck).
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Price: $1,735.00 - 2,395.00
Available from: MATTER

Nomu Tea Set

Need an upgrade your tea ritual? The ceramic Nomu teapot has a removable cork sleeve that has two functions- it keeps your hands comfortable while pouring and it keeps your tea hot. There’s a potential third bullet point, of elegance; it certainly doesn’t hurt that there’s a distinct nod to Japanese craft and tradition. Two cups are included.

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Price: $115.00
Available from: Luminaire

Book Couch

Here’s another guessing game for you- what do you think this is? The jig is up if you can read, as you’ve seen the title, but drag the image off onto your desktop and now you have an amusing game to play with a coworker to pass the time. Note: if your coworker has any sort of deductive reasoning, he or she might get it straight away, thus ruining hours of fun.
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Price: $80.00
Available from: leibal

Miss Susan

Have a guess to what this is. Hint: it is not a plate, nor a pie chart showing wood consumption, and the title probably gives it away…
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Price: $175.00
Available from: MoMA Store

Steel Bookends

Bookends need not be fancy. Case in point, these utilitarian steel bookends from BOOK/SHOP. Perhaps they have the slightest flair with their “sporty side flanges” but really, those aren’t frilly or even close to fancy, they’re sporty, as the retailer states. Available in 3 powder-coated colors; Dark Grey, Light Grey, and Yellow.
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Price: $30.00
Available from: BOOK/SHOP

Palm Coat Rack

If minimal is your middle name, then this coat rack from Eastvold Furniture might be just the thing for your entry way. No floor space is required; the set of three aluminum bars attach to the wall allowing for coats and bags to be hung from the bend at the top. Here’s where the minimal comes in- one bar has a “palm” wood shelf (measuring 13″W x 5.5D”) for keys, phone, wallet, etc… if your pockets won’t overwhelm that, then you’re good to go. Sold as a set, and custom lengths are available upon request.

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Price: $290.00
Available from: Eastvold Furniture

Juuri Storage Jars

These are some of the nicest storage jars that I’ve ever seen. Each glass container has a flexible silicone collar that ensures an air-tight seal. While they’re intended for functional kitchen storage, you could easily use them wherever you need a container, say, for organizing desk items or jewelry.
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Price: $29.95 - 39.95
Available from: shopHORNE.com

SSB-1 bookcase

No matter that ereaders have most people eschewing physical books, some of us will always need plenty of tomes around us. And, for the current or special collection, what better way to display than this bookcase (or stand, as some would call it). Inspired by the Bruno Matthson Book Crib, the SSB-1 can be used alone or in multiples for a seamless-looking row. It ships flat and slots together, though don’t go thinking it’s low quality- each one is cut and trimmed by hand to make sure it’s an exact fit.
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Price: $90.00
Available from: BOOK/SHOP

Izola Letter Opener

Combine a letter opener with a ruler? Sure, why not? Made from brass-plated alloy, one side has centimeter metrics with the slogan, ‘Follow the rules.’ The other side has inch metrics with the slogan, ‘Break the rules.’ Actually, it looks like that’s opposite from the image shown, so be prepared for a flip flop of slogans. Regardless, it’s always nice to see one tool with multiple functions.
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Price: $20.00
Availability: Buy Izola Letter Opener here

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