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Kaufmann Mercantile Gift Card

What?! You haven't signed up yet to win a gift card ($100) from Kaufmann Mercantile? Time is running out, so get to it. Sign up for emails from both BLTD and Kaufmann Mercantile and you'll be entered to win $100 towards many a great things from the Kaufmann Mercantile shop (or just one special thing). Today's the last day, so sign up now and then keep your fingers crossed... after you pick out what you'd buy, of course. Sign up for emails from BLTD and Kaufmann Mercantile.

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  • Knoll® Outdoor Sale

    In case your email inbox wasn't flooded with notices of the Knoll® Outdoor Sale, here's a tip: you can now save 15% off until April 8, 2014. And what pieces might you be able to save on? The Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chair, for starters, or the Petal® Dining Table perhaps. Check out the collection and see if your outdoor space could use a classic, because now's the time to buy.

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  • Pinterest

    Over the past several months, I've slowly been won over by Pinterest. Snobbery initially led me to believe that Pinterest was purely for the 'crafty' set, and, as a result, I turned up my nose and pledged my allegiance to Tumblr, thinking I'd never need any more inspiration than what turned up there. Silly me. I've come to learn that Pinterest, as with many other things in life, is what you make it. If you follow a bunch of interesting people, you get an interesting feed, no matter if it's Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook, or whatever else you spend too much ...

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  • 15% off Sale: Vitra, Kartell, Carl Hansen and more

    There are several sales starting today, and there's no way I can compile a big image to represent all the furnishings you can save money on, so, you'll just have to do a little work by clicking on the links. Instead, you see the Vitra Cork Stools A, B, and C, above, to represent Vitra's sale from March 6 - 18 (plus free shipping). There's also Kartell, Carl Hansen & Son, DWR, YLighting (Flos, Pablo, Sonneman), and Tom Dixon; all brands are offering 15% off, and when you consider some of the higher price tags, that makes a difference. Now, go take advantage of ...

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  • CB2 Upholstery Sale

    Need some soft furnishings that won't break the metaphorical piggy bank? CB2 has an upholstery sale (15% off) through 2/17, with several modern frames available in neutral and more colorful options. Shown above: club lemongrass chair, $679.00 (reg. $799.00) façade grey bed, $849.00 - $1,019.00 (reg. $999.00 - $1,199.00) avec carbon sofa, $1,189.00 (reg. $1,399.00) parlour atomic orange chair, $679.00 (reg. $799.00)

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  • Herman Miller® Sale

    Just a reminder that this Thursday, December 12th, is the last day of the Herman Miller® Sale. Save 15% and receive free shipping on (most) products produced by Herman Miller. If you've money to burn, you might treat yourself to an Eames® Walnut Stool, a Nelson™ Platform Bench, or a colorful Eames® Wire Base Low Table, just to name a few. There's more, of course, and will give you another chance to procrastinate on your holiday shopping: Herman Miller® Sale.

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  • Cyber Monday Deals

    Here's a few items with a 15% discount happening and/or with free shipping today. Maybe they'll help you kickstart your holiday shopping, because as we all know it's better to get that list taken care of sooner rather than later. 1. Vers 2Q Bluetooth Sound System, $199.00 (15% off today only, use code 'MONDAY15' at checkout.) 2. Cloak Camera Bag, $40.00 on sale 3. Reclaimed Skateboard Top, $9.00 (Use promo code HEYMONDAY for 15% off) 4. Gum Plus Battery Pack V2, $80.00 (or $64.00 for MoMA members) Free shipping, use code 'MSHOP'. 5. Kindle Fire HDX 7" Tablet, $179.00 (Cyber Monday Deal) 6. Black LED Watch by Idea International, $70.00 (15% off today only, use code ...

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  • Cyber Monday Sales

    Another Monday, another day full of emails flooding your inbox... but this time you could actually save a few bucks thanks to the big holiday sales. A few deals linked to below for your perusal. 40% off select styles at Saks Free shipping over at DWR Free shipping on orders of $50+ at MoMA Store. Use code MSHOP. 30% on entire order over until 10am PST at belkin 15% off everything at Branch. Use promo code HEYMONDAY. 15% off everything at CB2. Use promo code SAVE15. 50% off outdoor Wallys 15% off over at Design Public. Use promo code SAVEREALLYBIG15. 15% off everything at Modernica through midnight tonight. 15% ...

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  • Knoll Annual Sale

    Yeah, I know, you don't normally see sale alerts here on BLTD, but this is Knoll we're talking about. Saarinen tables, Platner chairs, Bertoia barstools, plus many more classic design pieces are all 15% off until October 1st. And, as 15% off a price tag of thousands of dollars is nothing to scoff at, you'd best take a moment to look and see if there's something you can't live without. A few retailers to check out: Hivemodern DWR 2modern YLiving Prefer to do your shopping by foot? Go to Knoll's website directly to find a retailer near you.

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  • Herman Miller Sale

    This will be the last weekend of the Herman Miller® Sale, so if you want 15% off of 'specially marked products' you'd best start browsing. Hivemodern, Room&Board, DWR, and, you guessed it, the Herman Miller Store (along with several other stores I won't bother to name) are participating, so choose your favorite, find your item and know that you didn't pay through the nose like the rest of us impatient folks. "The sale is valid May 31–June 10, 2013. Save 15% and enjoy Free Standard Shipping on specially marked products produced by Herman Miller." Shown above: Eames® Molded Wood Side Chair, (reg. $669.00 - $919.00) ...

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  • MoMA One Day Sale!

    Apologies for the hastily assembled image above, but time is of the essence. Save 40% on a selection of design favorites over at MoMA Store (use promo code SP302) today only. 40%! Do you want me to do the math for you? See below for the pricing on the items pictured above. In And Out Hanging Lantern, reg.$325.00, sale:$195.00 Countdown Clock, reg. $130.00, sale: $78.00 Cubes Perpetual Calendar, reg. $15.00, sale: $9.00 Kaleido Trays, reg. $140.00, sale: $84.00 Totem Votive Set, reg. $28.00, sale: $16.80 Windrider Bicycle Clips, reg. $28.00, sale: $16.80 Drifted Stool, reg. $205.00, sale: $123.00

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  • Knoll Classics Sale

    Sale alert! It's time again for Knoll's Classics Sale, which means 15% off of Knoll products. Some retailers have free shipping as well, so if you've been jonesing for a particular classic, perhaps it's time to bite the bullet. The sale is from February 25- March 3, 2013. A few retailers to check out: Hivemodern DWR 2modern YLiving Or, if you prefer to do your shopping by foot, go to Knoll's website directly to find a retailer near you.

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  • Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays! Our thanks goes out to you, dear reader, for visiting us often, and to each of our sponsors that have helped us keep the site up and running. We're signing off until the New Year, so here's hoping you have a very happy holiday season. Stay safe and warm, and do try and enjoy yourself. Shown above: 18" Unlit Charlie Brown Christmas Tree, $10.48

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  • Friday Links

    Katie Paterson: A map of all the dead stars in the Universe. via @openculture A 3-foot-wide house/art installation squeezed into an alleyway. Tutorials to Make Toys from Trash (via swissmiss) WHEN CLIENTS’ DUMBEST REQUESTS BECOME ART Also Fast Co.: This Nifty Machine Makes Furniture Using Thread Instead Of Screws Letters of Note: Our differences unite us A look inside Lindsey Adelman's studio over at Design Milk. Gabriel Dawe's Thread Art Have a nice weekend!

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  • Election Day

    Brave those long lines and cast your vote today; if you don't, you forfeit the right to complain about the government. Not sure where your polling place is? Google has a polling place lookup that's quick and easy. Shown above, Vote Cards, $16, from the Cooper-Hewitt Shop.

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