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  • Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams Wish List 2016

    The next holiday wish list is from Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams via Wintercheck Factory. Thanks to both of you for sharing your lists! 1. Fabri Candied Amarena Cherries, $59.95 2. Pilot Pack Black, $150.00 3. CountyComm A/B Cache, $18.95 4. A fat suit but really warm: Boys’ Duck Lined Bib Overall, $65.99 5. Smells like a wet old thesaurus: CB I Hate Purfume: In the Library, $100.00 6. Booze: Green Chartreuse 7. Sweater is next level. Guys at MAAS & Stacks are gods: Stone Island: Shadow Project Chenille Knit Hoodie, $620.00 8. Best wood clamp of all time:…

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  • Gregory Buntain Wish List 2016

    Next up to share his wish list is Gregory Buntain from Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory! 1. Walnut Duster by Pat Kim, $30.00 2. Micropave Curved Line Earrings, $621.00 3. Lace Candle by Andrej Urem, $40.00 4. Saipua Soap: Vetiver with French Green Clay, $18.00 5. Celestial Bowls by Helen Levi 6. Copper Hemispheres, $80.00 7. Bandsaw Blade Steak Knife, $65.00 8. Hand-carved Osage Kitchen Tongs, $95.00 9. Stone Candle Sconce, $280.00 10. Napa Cabbage Planter by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $64.00

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  • Tré Wee Wish List 2015

    Tré Wee, CEO & Co-founder of The Loppist, is next in line to share his wish list. Thank you, Tré, for such a varied list! From Tré: 1. ​A​n exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide, $16.49 2. Artfully blends precision engineering with immaculate design: u-JAYS On-ear Headphones, $230.00 3. A minimalist bracelet by Berlin-based conceptual artist Simon Freund: Silver Coated The Copper Bracelet, $157.50 4. New stylish publication for culture-, fashion-, music- and catlovers: PussPuss Magazine,…

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  • Michael Mundy Wish List 2015

    Michael Mundy from anafternoonwith.com has found the time to share his list again this year. Thanks Michael! from Michael: 1. Because I never have enough wooden spoons in my kitchen: Hand Carved Japanese Spoons, $28.00 2. I'm giving some people this app. It’s a great meditation app: Headspace 3. Because everyone I work with travels a lot: Carry On Cocktail Kit, $19.98 4. I've recently met this designer and like her refreshingly simple approach: Melissa Easton 5. Because we can never find a charger in our house: Belkin Charge and Sync Dock, $24.95 6. Because so many of my friends…

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  • Simon Yuen Wish List 2016

    Simon Yuen is up next to share his list of gifts to give and get. Simon used to have time to post stuff here on BLTD, and we miss him terribly. Thank you, Simon, for sharing your list (and hopefully you can find time to post a few things in 2016)! from Simon: 1. Cubey Tealight Holder, $20.00. I make these! Friends and family loved these as gifts last year so I decided to make some more to sell. 2. Glowforge Laser Cutter, $2,395.00 3. Polaroid Cube, $99.00 4. North St Bags Scout 11 Duffle with Handlebar Kit, $79.00 5.…

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  • Stephanie Madewell Wish List 2015

    Next up is Stephanie Madewell, of even*cleveland, to continue her annual wish list sharing with all of us lucky ducks. Thanks Stephanie for sharing your list again this year (this makes year #5)! 1. Caran D'Ache exotic pencils, $30.00 2. Memento Mori paperweight, £ 35.00 3. Stitched leather speaker, $149.00 4. Table lantern, $53.60 5. Kapital origami plaid poncho, $270.00 6. Round cedar serving board, $210.00

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  • Carl MH Barenbrug Wish List 2016

    The next wish list to be shared is by none other than Carl MH Barenbrug, Editor-in-Chief of Minimalissimo. Thank you, Carl, for sharing your list of minimalist gifts to give and get this holiday season. 1. CLIC Marble iPhone Case by Native Union, $79.99 2. The Pen by AJOTO, £ 120.83 3. Coffee Mug by Ember, $144.00 4. Minimalissimo Nº1, £ 12.00 5. MUJI Air Purifier 6. Scissors by Craft Design Technology, £ 55.00 7. Archiblocks by Cinqpoints, $70.00 8. Yo Magazine Rack by Marco Guazzini 9. Eclipse watch by AÃRK Collective, $199.00 10. Stendig Calendar, $35.00 11. Willmann Vase,…

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  • Daniel & Emma’s Wish List 2016

    To kick off our annual sharing of wish lists, we have Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma giving us a peek of what they'd like to give or get this holiday season. Thanks to Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists again this year! Emma's Wish List: 1. a years supply of these! Haigh's Dark Chocolate Speckles, $9.60 (pack of 4) 2. best smell ever! Byredo's Gypsy Water, $145.00 3. anything from peta kruger 4. look at these shoes....... just look: Portobello Glitter Shoes, $395.00 Daniel's Wish List: 5. full of deliciousness 6. goodies from Sophia Nuske, especially…

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  • Cyber Monday Sales

    Ugh, how are we supposed to keep up, with all the Cyber Monday deals clogging up our inbox? Here's just a few that we know about... good luck making some tough decisions! Herman Miller Sale at DWR- Save 15% with free standard shipping Areaware: 35% sitewide (code: CyberSale2015) CW&T: 20% off Hem: up to 40% off select items Poketo: 25% off (code:GIVEART25) Zady: 25% off (code:9ROMXOQJWXU) GreenerGrassDesign: 20% off (code:holiday2015) Owen & Fred: 15% off (code: SECRETCODE) CRAIGHILL (code:GIVE15) Horne: 15% off (code:Monday 15) MoMA Store: 20% off sitewide plus free shipping Crate&Barrel: 15% off (code:SAVE15) CB2: 15% off (code:SAVE15)…

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  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    We're taking the rest of the week off to spend time with friends and family. Here's hoping that your Thanksgiving is better than you hope, and that you get your fill of turkey (or another seasonally appropriate alternative) and all the other wonderful stuff. We'll be back next week with gifts aplenty. 1. Magnetic Kitchen Timer, $16.00 2. Hario Measuring Cup, $9.00 - $12.00 3. Nut Hammer, $39.95 4. Pure Black Carving Fork and Boning Knife, $75.00 5. Hand-Eye USA Made Work Apron, $48.00 6. Silvia Song Maple Nesting Bowls, $494.00 (they're carved by hand, fyi.) 7. Kobenstyle Navy 6-qt…

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  • Friday Links

    - MUJI HUT (via Dwell) - The Value of an End of the Week "Brain Dump" - Kickstarter: BuddyLight - It floats! Flyte Light - Cedar-clad House by Yale Students = affordable housing? - Fruit Wash Labels - Thrift store finds, Dave Pollot - Sleeping Bag That Looks Just Like A Life-Sized Bear by Eiko Ishizawa (via thisisnthappiness) Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Freunde von Freunden: Juerg Judin - Randomly selected webcams & surveillance cameras from around the world (via @presentcorrect) - Which of these works of art sold for more at auction in New York in the last week? - If you've got a lawn: Why you should mulch leaves, not rake them - Auroma: The Coffee Maker That Learns Your Preferences Over Time - Fordite: a rare mineral only found in old Detroit auto-painting facilities - Here's what to do with your hands during a job interview via @Jenna_Goudreau - Samuel Wilkinson's Ommatidium Sculpture Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Those aren't birds, they're plastic bags: Murmurations by Alain Delorme (via Slow Show) - A Machine That Wakes You Up And Gets You Dressed - MomentumMobiles - Geometric Paper Sculptures by Paperwolf - 5 Cool Things You May Not Know About Your Tape Measure (via neatorama) - 3-D printed cape by Love & Robots - Little House with a Big Terrace / Takuro Yamamoto Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Not new, but pretty cool: permanent marker installation by heike weber - Axis Gear: Motorize your existing window shades - Bob Ross Painting Episodes Are Streaming Online - Bumblebees used for targeted pesticide deliveries - Onomo's "magic compass" uses LEDs to guide cyclists - Recycled skateboard pendant lamp - Action figure replica of Michelangelo’s David- there's also Venus de Milo and The Thinker, available at Goodsmile's shop - Fortsy: the 2 minute fort - HALLOWEEN, INC.: THE SPOOKY, $7 BILLION EVOLUTION OF AMERICA'S SWEETEST HOLIDAY Happy Halloween! Don't eat too much candy, it'll make you sick.

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  • BLTD Site Update

    Expletive! We finally got our site updated! That affects several things that you probably don't care about, as we didn't change much visually. However, you probably do care about the fact that we no longer need the app that you may have on your mobile device. Yes, the app worked, and yes, it looked okay, but now the normal BLTD site will load on whatever gadget you're on without the occasional hang-ups and weird landing pages that we had before. So, please say your goodbyes to the app we had, and say hello to the newly updated BLTD. Please add…

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  • Friday Links

    - This thing moves! Behnaz Farahi's Caress of the Gaze (via thinx) - Back/neck tension? How about a "luxury" foam roller? RolPal (via NYTimes) - The 20 people who have given away the most money to charity - A "cute" surveillance camera: Ulo - Ha ha- Daniel Craig's thoughts on James Bond - A "futuristic" wallet: Kallet - ROAR: smart safety jewelry - Cantilevered Home in the Mountains Enjoy your weekend.

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