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"A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu has claimed more than 5,000 lives, caused thousands of injuries, and destroyed homes and infrastructure. Some 1.7 million children require humanitarian assistance..." -UNICEF. I made a donation, will you? (photo via TIME) dezeen: Brick bungalows provide social housing for elderly residents in east London Watch a Japanese Craftsman Lovingly Bring a Tattered Old Book Back to Near Mint Condition Wired's Absurd Creature of the Week: the Disco Clam Peter Schlesinger Reflects on Some of His Favorite Sculptures Kickstarter: High end in-ear headphones ...

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    Tom's hut (Photo: Albrecht Imanuel Schnabel) Art/Sculpture: Günter Haese Could Japanese Design Be the Cure for Your Tech Addiction? The Ockham Razor- a minimalist, modern razor. Self Portraits: Harry Woodrow plants envelop dossofiorito's hanging epiphytes pots with their roots “What I Wish I'd Known Before Building My Shipping Container Home" Cute tiny house: Tiny house is almost passive, clad in shou-sugi-ban Six Lessons in Restoration   Have an excellent weekend.

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    Mirrored Neon Lights Optical Illusion Matthew McConaughey reacts to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer. That just about sums it up. Tomás Saraceno's Solar Bell (2013) Why do knuckles crack? Art: Mira Gojak Jiro Ono and Rene Redzepi Have a Cup of Tea Bouroullecs to present coloured glass furniture range in Milan Konstantin Grcic designs glass furniture with moving parts Animals Licking Windows. It is what it says it is.   Enjoy the weekend.

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    Wind Drawings by Cameron Robbins Photojojo's Disposable Camera App (1 Camera = 27 prints for $12.99) Fuck Yeah Humanity RunKeeper and Mapbox collaborated to visualize 1.5 million of their users' public runs, walks, and bike rides How to Be Emotionally Intelligent Furniture designers/makers: Steam Wood with a plastic bag! Felix Cid’s images of macro electronic music festivals Library Card Socks (via thisisnthappiness)   As usual, enjoy your weekend.

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    EXOBIOTANICA —BOTANICAL SPACE FLIGHT (via Logikblok) Colorful Collages by Clare Celeste Börsch The AcoustiCurtain 10 Exercises To Do At Your Desk A 24 carrot gold cake (via Design Crush) seasons cards Dame Stephanie Shirley: Why do ambitious women have flat heads? This Classical (airbnb) Apartment on Royal Mile has a bed in a box! Smart! Black Diamonds Architect Antonin Ziegler added a blackened timber reading room to an old stone house in Senneville-sur-Fécamp Enjoy your weekend.

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    Wooden Iron by The Tomorrow Collective Glasses Give the Color-Blind a Fuller View of the Spectrum Take a break. Stand up, stretch, walk around every 15-20 minutes. No, really, Take a Break. How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities Here's a nice Stickbat with Cork Balls ($250) to play ball out on the lawn and/or street. But is it too nice? Hmm. Death, Redesigned Clever Mechanical Gate Opens Automatically without Electricity Simple Front Wallet Simple and very cool PLATN wallet Terrible Estate Agent Photos- A Book of the Most Baffling Property Photographs Ever Taken Listen ...

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    Exhibit: Feel Big, Live Small Emojis? Puh-lease. Not when there's Cindy Sherman-icons! (via Open Culture) Look at the amount raised on the Flow Hive - impressive! Office of Architecture: Brooklyn Row House 2 Oneadaptr Disease dynamics: Zombietown USA (via cnet) Screwpop Utility Knife Kickstarter: Kids Imagination Furniture by The Cardboard Guys 5 Things Architects Can Do To Better Serve Their Clients EBay Set to Open New Section on Its Site for Sotheby’s Auctions Prouve T-Shirt. There's also a Le Corbusier T-Shirt. (via Partners & Spade) Have an okay-awesome weekend.

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    NYTimes: Tom Sachs Boomboxes (image above- Ben Sklar for The New York Times) If You Want Healthy Cows, Feed Them Magnets WSJ: 5 Tips for Passing a Personal-Finance Stress Test Ha ha. The Kinspiracy For your walls: Elevations Meet Casey Legler - the world's first female male model LEGO: The women of the US Supreme Court We've all felt this way before: 9.5° Chair “A little boy said I look ugly.” one couple's $22,000, 350-square-feet dream home   Have a good weekend.

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    NYTimes will be discontinuing their Home Section. It was my favorite. Sad face. (Image from The Anti-McMansion article- via Remodelista) Thank you Design Good for including us! 9 Digital Design Magazines That Will Inspire You. Awesome. Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings Live now: Listen to a briefing about the 1st orbiting of a dwarf planet by @NASA_Dawn Laser Cut Seaweed for Sushi Cool! A Flag for Every Family by Amateurs The world's priciest cats: Cat Fancy How much of this week's news do you remember? Take Fast Company's News Quiz (and earn an emoji). Hydrophobic spray on the walls? ...

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    For your future mouth: 3-D printed snacks Open source DS Kit 01 wall lamp: Kits by You For your wrist: Fake Roley Wasted space or effing cool entryway? Tubakuba Mountain Hub Germinate your avocado pits (easily): AvoSeedo For the kiddos: Minimal Walnut Step Stool For the walls: Paper Trophies Here's one way to spread the word. Revolution Bike Stamp   Have a nice weekend.

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    The Knoll Classics Sale begins today, February 20, and lasts through March 3. Save 15% and get free shipping on most items. Beam: The smart projector that fits in any light socket. You'll see this posted next week. Zoomable 9 billion pixel photo of a Milky Way Warming Huts How loud is the U.S.? Atomic Overlook: 12 – Clay Lipsky UK government sets 2020 deadline to end replica furniture production   That's it for this week. Have a nice weekend.

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    Friday links are back. Hooray! Toy Rail Tracks Patterns Drywall wallpaper Butter and cheese may not be so bad for you after all, study says (!) Anderssen & Voll indoor gardening collection Plywood Print Stool collection by Piet Hein Eek (this will most likely be a post next week) Old Windows Cabinet by Piet Hein Eek. Someone, please buy this and send me a picture so I can envy you. "When I Left the House it Was Still Dark" Seven Habits of Optimistic People Brutal London Cut-out Models   Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays to you! Here's hoping you have an enjoyable holiday break- we'll be back with our normal schedule after the new year begins. Shown above: Mighty Tree Top- Green Hemlock, $12.00

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  • Kristen Wentrcek Wish List 2014

    The last wish list to be shared is from Kristen Wentrcek of the Wintercheck Factory. Thanks Kristen for sharing your list! 1. Festool TS 5S Plunge Cut Track Saw, $615.00 2. Wretest Japanese Spicy Rice Crackers with Peanuts, $2.20 3. Basically Anything from this Store - This store is small and amazing: Gentry (If you want something specific: Nanamica Cycling Vest, $310.00 ) 4. Dock Table/ Truck Furniture, ¥175,000 5. Li-Da Jewelry / Bracelet, ¥4,060 6. Robert Geller Oliver Coat, $812.00 7. Nikwax / Cotton Proof, $4.99 8. Momo Dressing / Edamame Dip, $6.99 9. Green Pepper: Patterns for Adults, $5.00+ 10. Nike AirMax1 Sneakerboot, $120.00

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  • Gregory Buntain Wish List 2014

    The next wish list is shared by Gregory Buntain, Co-Founder and Design Director of Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory for contributing your ideas of gifts to give and get! (For more gift ideas, be sure to check out our Gifts category.) 1. Titanium Mug, $50.00 2. Balancing Blocks by Fort Standard, $48.00 3. Waterproof Fire Kit, $150.00 4. Stone Candle Holders, $68.00 5. Tissue Box, $90.00 6. Black Notebook from Public - Supply, $16.00 7. Stone Age Bangle by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $173.00 8. Triangle Dinner Bell, $60.00 9. Bower Table Tiles, $15.00 10. Liquid Body Flask by The Principals, $48.00 11. Black Leather Long Wallet, $256.00

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