• 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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  • ICFF 2009

    As usual, here's a smattering of photos from ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) this weekend. Overall I think there was a pretty good selection of new items to get excited about (I'll refrain from personal commentary on how the economic climate is affecting the design world) and it was interesting to see how designers are playing with materials/colors/finishes. I'll do my best to post items individually as they become available for purchase online; hopefully that will be sooner rather than later. More pics below.

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  • DWR’s Knoll Sale

    Right now, get 15% off during DWR's Knoll Sale (free shipping/delivery offers are valid May 1-10, 2009). If you've had your eye on something, now's the time... Saarinen Executive Side Chair, Was: $1,018.00 - $1,153.00, Now: $865.30 - $980.05 Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chair, Was: $929.00, Now: $789.65 Risom Side Chair, Was: $557.00, Now: $473.45 Platner Armchair - Fabric, Was: $2,454.00 - $2,681.00, Now: $2,085.90 - $2,278.85 Nakashima Straight-Backed Chair, Was: $634.00, Now: $538.90 Womb Chair - Fabric, Was: $2,943.00 - $4,100.00, Now: $2,501.55 - $3,485.00

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  • Supermarket Finds

    A a few fun finds from Supermarket... Orchid Necklace (plastic): $95.00, Buy it here. Hang Out, Set of 2: $28.00, Buy it here. Goodesign Concept Tee: $24.00, Buy it here. Clouds sweater: $64.00, Buy it here. (Plant) Pot covers "angles": $24.00, Buy it here. Small Fortune coin purse: $30.00, Buy it here. recycled cassette tape necktie (fabric is actually audible): $70.00, Buy it here. Modern Rock XL Ascher cut ring: $90.00, Buy it here. Pleat Cup: $22.00, Buy it here.

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  • DIY Bidon Lamp

    Turn any translucent plastic container into a light source with these handy plans designed by Petz Scholtus. Also, check out the NYTimes article about Scholtus's 'eco-renovation' of her 18th-century apartment in Barcelona. for complete instructions, visit R3project: The Bidon Lamp photo on left via NYTimes.

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  • kraftwerk: DIY Cardboard Chair

    Some of you might have seen this before, but it's new to me. For around $10 you can purchase the plans for an origami-ish cardboard chair. Weighing just under 4lbs and reinforced with polyurethane expansion foam, it's a great alternative for any of you DIYers on a tight budget. Plus, it looks neat. Designer: Tom de Vrieze 20.08"w x 33.23"h x 22.28" d (Total cost to build chair is around $25, including materials.) €5, Buy it here.

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  • Missoni Home Collection

    These are all obviously more of an eye-candy sort of thing, but if you've got buckets and buckets of cash then I guess you're allowed to go for it. There's really too much to show from the whole collection, so if you like any of the above, you might want to check out other color options and pieces. spool table, $1,410.00, Buy it here. jellybean lounger, $5,580.00, Buy it here. inntil sofas (2 or 3 seater), $9,040.00-$10,380.00, Buy it here. daniela easy chair, $3,975.00, Buy it here.

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  • Modernica Bedroom Collection- Free Shipping

    Is it just me, or does it seem like there are a whole lot of sales and free shipping promotions going on? Lucky us consumers. If you've had your eyes on some of the Case Study pieces shown above, you'll be pleased to know that Modernica is offering free shipping on their entire collection of bedroom furniture through March 22nd. Case Study Day Bed: $1,595.00 Case Study Bentwood V-Leg Bed: $1,190.00 Case Study V-Leg Bed: $1,095.00 Case Study Bedside Table: $475.00 Buy it here.

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  • Areaware Sale (ideeli)

    Whoa, ideeli is having an Areaware sale- up to 64% off! If you're not a member (it's an invite-only type of site), you can sign up pretty fast, use code 'betterliving'...but be quick about it because stuff disappears in no time. Just a warning, sale starts 10am sharp (central) for 1st row members ($7.99 a month ($23.97 billed every 3 months) for the privilege of getting stuff first), 11am for 2nd row (free membership). Update: Event over. sale prices on a few pieces above: Mirror DEATH WISH MIRROR, $39 (orig price $95.00) Mirror ANTLERS MIRROR, $24 (orig price $45.00) Grey SET/2 BULB CANDLES, $15 (orig price $35.00) Frosted FROSTED ...

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  • Espasso Sale

    If you're lucky enough to live in the New York area, you might want to swing by Espasso's design showroom in the next few days. They're having a floor sample sale and it looks like there are some pretty hefty discounts on some interesting pieces. Where: 38 N Moore Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 219-0017 When: February 28th to March 7th, 2009. Mon-Fri: 10am - 6pm. Sat: 12pm - 6pm [posted by katie]

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