• Tivoli Audio (Gilt Groupe)

    Sale just started over at Gilt on Tivoli Audio. Some pretty good prices...I suggest taking a look. FYI, the sale is through Gilt Groupe's invite-only site (items sell out pretty quick). Tivoli SongBook (shown above), $199.00 Sale: $98.00 Tivoli iSongBook, $399.00 Sale: $198.00 Tivoli AudioMusic System, $1,199.00 Sale: $799.00

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  • BEHR Paint Contest

    Submit a photo of your dullest room and say why it needs a makeover and you could win 3 gallons of BEHR paint. Why do you care? Because it could mean free paint. Now if they only offered to paint the room for you... See Vidafine's post for more details.

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  • Thanks

    Thanks Matt for listing us as one of the Top Ten Interior Design blogs. It's an honor. To see the post, or just to check out Matt's site: things i have seen

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  • 5 years, 5000 posts and a remodel!

    After 5 years and 5000 posts we're launching a new look for Better Living Through Design! We're still doing a little cleanup so if things don't quite work right we'll get it all sorted out in the next few days. We hope you like it! Katie and Kris

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  • DWR Mix or Match Sale

    So, if you're letting loose of the purse strings in preparation for the autumnal nesting period (a.k.a. Thanksgiving, holiday season, etc.), you might want to consider DWR's Mix or Match Sale. Basically, if you order four or more (specially marked) dining chairs, stools, credenzas, and tables, you get a 15% discount. To give an example, if you ordered the Tondern Table ($2,500, shown upper left) with 4 Salt Chairs ($98, shown lower left), you'd save about $400. Or, if you just needed chairs, you'd save about $288 when ordering 4 of the 20-06 Chairs, Limited Edition ($480 each, shown third from lower left). As always, it's ...

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  • Buy 1, Get 1 Free

    A few outdoor items are available for the 'Buy 1, Get 1 Free' offer from DWR today to August 1, 2009. Luxembourg Side Chair, $250.00, Buy it here. Veneto Dining Armchair, $600.00, Buy it here. Marais Stool 30 in., $300.00, Buy it here. [posted by katie]

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  • Gus* Modern Upholstery Sale

    Add to your list of summer deals Gus* Modern's 20% off all Modern Essentials Upholstery sale. That's a nice chunk of change if you were planning on updating your sofa or armchair. Carter Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1974.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Spencer Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1944.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Jane Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1974.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Tredeau Sofa, Regular Price: $2195-2729.95, Sale: $1756-1835.95 Buy upholstery items here or here.

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  • Modernica’s 20th Anniversary Sale

    If you're in or around downtown LA today, you'd be smart to head over to Modernica's 20th Anniversary sale from 10am-4pm. If you're elsewhere, not to worry, they'll have items online starting at 7am. ...over a thousand pieces of of new and vintage furniture and accessories to chose from such as Fiberglass Shell Chairs (Arm, Side and Wire + all bases), Poppa Bear Chairs, Bubble Lamps, Tenon Tables, Case Study Daybeds, Case Study Shelf Units, Case Study Beds, Split Rail Series, Stainless Outdoor Furniture, Noguchi Replica Coffee Tables, Noguchi Replica Dining Tables, Mini Wire Tables and a few Prince Charles ...

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  • Dror for Target®

    In select stores for a limited time, Target will showcase the bedding, home décor & stationery line of products by NYC-based designer Dror Benshetrit. Some items are available online now, I'm assuming the others will show up soon. Four Chore Dry Erase Board, $16.99 Plastic Wall Clock - 12", $24.99 Wood Accent Table - 20.4x16.9x22.1", $59.99 Present Portfolio Folder, $0.99 each Toss Pillows, $19.99 each Expand Accordion File Box, $5.99 Stick Table Lamp - 15", $19.99 Nesting Bookcase - Walnut (22x11x18.125"), $89.99/set (3 sets shown on right) Buy it here.

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  • DWR: One Week Sale (Ends Today)

    Today's the last day of DWR's One Week Sale* (15% off all sorts of stuff), so you might want to take a look just in case something's worth snapping up. shown above: Bantam Armchair, Was: $1,180.00 - $1,180.00 Now: $1,003.00 - $1,180.00 Flocks Pouf, Was: $800.00-$1,600.00 Now: $680.00-$1,360.00 Giulietta Chair, Was: $135.00 Now: $114.75 Black Table Globe, Was: $200.00 Now: $170.00 Profile Chair, Was: $390.00 Now: $331.50 Studioilse w084t Halogen IRC Lamp, Was: $550.00 Now: $467.50 *not to be confused with their Summer Sale that ends July 7th.

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  • MoMA Design Store: Summer Sale

    Oh, the savings to be had! Buy it here.

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  • Kartell Sale: 15% off

    Through the end of June, you can get 15% off all Kartell merchandise. Seating, tables, lighting, accessories, outdoor furniture...you name it, they've most likely got it. Might be worth a browse through the collection to see if there's a couple of things worth snapping up. Buy it here.

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  • Herman Miller Sale

    Eames or Noguchi anyone? DWR is having their annual/semi-annual(?) Herman Miller Sale, so now's a good time to snap up some classics if you've been eyeing any pieces. The Herman Miller Sale is valid June 6-20, 2009. Save 15% and enjoy Free Standard Shipping. Eames® Hang-It-All, Was: $179.00, Now: $152.15 Noguchi Table, Was: $1,349.00, Now: $1,146.65 Leaf® Light, Was: $379.00, Now: $322.15 Eames® Lounge Chair, LCM, Was: $449.00-$729.00, Now: $381.65-$619.65 Embody™ Task Chair, Was: $1,399.00, Now: $1,189.15 Nelson Platform Bench 48", Was: $699.00, Now: $594.15

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  • Lerival – Furniture by Architects

    Another favorite from ICFF is Lerival, a web-based store and gallery focusing on furniture designed by 'today's top architectural talent'. Thankfully, the pieces on show are available for purchase, so instant gratification can be had for those of you (with money) itching to buy. Lerival offers a new source for contemporary furniture, and offers exclusive access to untapped, ground-breaking design from the global architecture community. Through lerival, the consumer is never more than one step away from the architects themselves, and our products reflect this - merging cutting-edge aesthetics with close attention to construction and detail, lerival offers its clients ...

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  • Misewell 2009 Collection

    Another excellent new collection at ICFF was by Misewell, a Milwaukee based company founded by brothers Vincent and Paul Georgeson. Stretch (Coat Rack), $625.00 Lockwood Chair, $365.00 1/2 Nelson Cafe Table, $1,175.00 Sixagon Stool or Side Table, $265.00 Eileen (Leaning Floor Lamp), $775.00 Buy it here.

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  • Areaware Sale (Gilt Groupe)

    If you missed the Areaware sale that ideeli had a while back, stop kicking yourself and take advantage of Gilt Groupe's sale today. (It's an invitation-based site, fyi.) Kuma Dot Bear, (reg:$50.00) Sale:$25.00 Blue Clocks, (reg:$100.00) Sale:$50.00 Reality Wine Rack, (reg:$95.00) Sale:$29.00 Reality Bookshelf, (reg:$120.00) Sale:$60.00 Alma Simple Cup & Saucer, (reg:$75.00) Sale:$25.00 Chow Cushion, (reg:$48.00) Sale:$24.00 Reality Hand Hook, (reg:$75.00) Sale:$28.00 Reality Desk Set, (reg:$90.00) Sale:$28.00 Gold Reality Key Chain, (reg:$45.00) Sale:$22.00 Buy it here.

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