Emily and Chad Robertson from Chadhaus are the next to share items they wish to give and get this holiday season. If you're not aware of their design studio, they produce beautiful, modern wood furniture pieces made to order in Seattle, Washington. Thank you both for sharing! In Emily's own words- Chad and I each have our own lists, featuring many great locally made handcrafted products and great shops in Seattle. A few picks from our list this year: 1. We've been reworking our furniture layout to accommodate a large dining table, and I have my eye on this pendant…
Chadhaus Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 18, 2014. Permalink
Simon Yuen Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 17, 2014. Permalink
Simon Yuen, a former contributing writer to BLTD and all around creative smarty-pants, is next to share his wish list. He's currently living in Portland and making all sorts of cool stuff for a living. Thanks Simon! 1. Mates for Life Poster, $28.00 2. Dutch Blitz® Card Game, $9.99 3. Square Handle Basket, $110.00 4. Large Canvas Notebook, $32.00 5. Matador Pocket Blanket, $24.99
Daniel and Emma’s Wish Lists 2014
Written by Katie on December 15, 2014. Permalink
The next wish list is from Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma. Thanks Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists once again! Emma's Wish List: 1. Perfect Christmas day outfit: sea spray cocktail pant, $289.00 2. Who wouldn't want this in their life? It is covered in eyeballs for goodness sake! Pink Leather Clutch with Eyeball Print, $78.00 3. No explanation needed. Gravel and Gold Boob Pillowcase, $40.00 4. Gaudy gold piggy bank, $200.00 5. This has been on my wishlist for quite a while........the colours are the BEST! Ojo de Dios Rug, $385.00 Daniel's Wish List:…
Jaime Derringer Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 12, 2014. Permalink
Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk and Dog Milk, is up next to share her wish list this season. Thank you Jaime for sharing! (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) 1. BEOPLAY A2 wireless speaker, $399.00 2. Cuff by Jamie Spinello, $65.00 3. Bower mirror, $1000.00 4. Tom Dixon salt and pepper grinders, $75.00 5. Trivets by Iacoli & McAllister, $88.00 About Jaime: A Jersey girl living the laid back life in SoCal, Jaime Derringer is Founder and Executive Editor of…
Stefan Boublil Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 9, 2014. Permalink
Stefan Boublil, the creative director of the apartment, is next to share his wish list of gifts to give/receive this holiday season. Thank you, Stefan, for taking the time to share. (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) Stefan's own words: I must confess I have been extra-naughty this year, what with all my coveting thy neighbor’s wife, restraining orders and whatnot. That is why I am expecting mostly compressed carbon this christmas, which doesn’t mean all my wishes should go to waste, so here…
Jennifer Moore Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 8, 2014. Permalink
Here's another shared wish list, this time from Jennifer Moore- Library Clerk, Maker, and Sustainable Style Blogger at recover girl. Thanks Jennifer! (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) 1. Kenzo All Over Eye Sweatshirt 2. Fine Little Day Book, €30 3. A useless box, $39.99 4. Neolucida, $55.00 5. A Caroline Z Hurley Throw, $84.00 6. Opening Ceremony Hat, $40.00 7. Any Nikki Coupee Jewelry 8. A State Smock, $95.00 9. Color Theory Throw, $298.00
even*cleveland Wish List 2014
Written by Katie on December 1, 2014. Permalink
Here's the first of several wish lists we have lined up. If you haven't sent yours in yet, please do, it'll be fun. Stephanie Madewell is a transplanted Ohioan who lives and works in New York City and uses her blog, even*cleveland, to stash random bits of inspiration for a rainy day. 1. Handmade ceramic flask, $92.00 2. Book sleeves, $38.00 (perfect for readers with a commute) 3. A beautiful mug, $65.00 4. Hand-carved wooden biscuit cutter, $20.00 5. Cozy French fleece turtleneck, $175.00 Thank you Stephanie for sharing your list (four years in a row now)!
Written by Katie on November 26, 2014. Permalink
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! We're thankful for lots of things this year, namely our health, family and friends, and the fact that you're still reading this website after 9+ years of us posting all sorts of items that you may or may not need/want. Here's hoping you have a safe and relaxing holiday weekend. We'll be back on Monday as usual. Shown above: Black Walnut Trencher Board (Oval), $98.00 Artek Siena Apron, $55.00 Italian Paper Stone Handle Carving Set, $129.00
Herman Miller Holiday Sale
Written by Katie on November 24, 2014. Permalink
The Herman Miller Holiday Sale begins today- 15% off storewide for a limited time. Just to tempt you, the Eames Storage Unit you see above is usually $3,149.00, but with the sale, it's $2,676.65. Maybe you can gift yourself an iconic piece for the holidays, or else drop very big hints to Santa. You've worked really hard this year, after all.
Written by Katie on November 21, 2014. Permalink
Nendo's latest umbrella hides a cover in its handle Kickstarter: Baron Shave Kit Frozen bubbles Drone made from fungal material Kickstarter: Cambium: Minimal Dock The tl;dr version of the Bible 360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono Lettermate (via swissmiss) Have an excellent weekend!
Wish Lists 2014
Written by Katie on November 14, 2014. Permalink
If you haven't already been peppered with gift suggestions and guides in your inbox, here's a hint: the holiday season is here. This year we'd like to try something different. Instead of featuring our online (and in person) friends' wish lists like we do every year, we'd like you to submit your list. What would you, a semi-faithful reader of BLTD, like to give or receive this year? Keep your list small- up to 5 items please-, keep it safe for work, and make sure to provide links where the items/products may be purchased. We'll include your name, a very…
Written by Katie on November 7, 2014. Permalink
Skyscraper for bees by University at Buffalo students WFH House (via Handimania) This will probably be a post next week. BeON: Stress-Free Home Security Robot Makes You Feel Like There's a Ghost Behind You Four Seasons House in Segovia by ch+qs Election Signs in America Recycled for Lighting Overseas NYTimes: Cooking Techniques (via open culture) Six stretches for people who sit at desks (via swissmiss) Enjoy your weekend.
Written by Katie on October 31, 2014. Permalink
Terrifying: emoji masks New Habit Challenge: Only check email twice a day Bookmark for next year's costume: Weird but Awesome Sweatshirt - Body Anatomy Science Teacher Midnight Scoop Ice Cream Scoop (via Dwell) Port Vieux pavilion by Foster + Partners DIY: Silicone Mold from Silicone Sealant Enjoy your Halloween, as well as the rest of your (spooktacular) weekend.
Written by Katie on October 24, 2014. Permalink
Olaf Scooters: It's a carry-on (or backpack) kickscooter. 410-Square-Foot Family Flat in Sydney Bracelet Charging Cable Squidoo, the invisible phone holder Bake On tea towels Aerial Bold: Kickstart the Planetary Search for Letterforms Anila Quayyum Agha's installation Enjoy the weekend.
Blu Dot Sale
Written by Katie on October 20, 2014. Permalink
You know that Blu Dot is having their big sale, right? You can get 20% off all designs until November 9, so it's worth checking out if you're in need of a few furniture pieces that don't cost an arm and a leg (and looks good too). A few quick links to some favorites below. Copper Real Good Chair, $299.00 $239.20 Bank Mink Velvet 96" Sofa, $2,499.00 $1,999.20 Stash Desk, $399.00 $319.20 Nook Queen Bed, $1,499.00 $1,199.20 Scamp Large Table, $349.00 $279.20 Hot Mesh Chair, $129.00 $103.20 Strut S-Large Table, $1,399.00 $1,119.20 Sale lasts until November 9, 2014.
Written by Katie on October 17, 2014. Permalink
Evolution: A Colouring Book 2nd Graders Eat at Fancy French Restaurant NYTimes: Advertisements for Myself Three cheers for Pig Pen Sedaris! FINE LINE: Playing Cards in Pictures & Words This Guy Takes Underwater Photos With a Desktop Scanner SlimJig: the wallet size phone, phablet, and tablet stand agenda 2015: Plan & Play! "Köllård is a neat little device that lets one connect the famous IKEA Dioder colored LED light to your smartphone." Have a great weekend.