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Everlane and Paper Chase Press Stationery

Just how will you thank your friend or family member for a thoughtful deed or gift? Maybe you'll write a handwritten note on this minimal stationery from Paper Chase Press and Everlane, and forever be known as the most polite and elegant person they know (we can all aspire, after all). This limited-edition includes Asterisk, Quotations, and Parentheses. ...Read more

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Price: $25.00
Available from: Everlane

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EM Press Coffee Maker

Did you know Erik Magnussen’s Stelton Vacuum Jug was designed way back in 1977? Or that the very recognizable shape is now available as a coffee press? Brew your coffee and keep it hot for hours, all in the retro-cool iconic thermos. The EM Press brews up to 8 cups, and has the same simple open-close mechanism of the Stelton Jug. Dishwasher safe. Made in China. Materials: ABS plastic. Measurements: H 8.5" ...Read more

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Price: $44.00
Available from: DWR

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Paloma Triangle Coaster Set and Trivet

A set of bright coasters with a cubist-inspired print is just one small way to combat the dreariness outside the door, for who could feel glum with such cheery patterns around? Wolfum brings us the Paloma Triangle Coaster Set and Trivet, all made of birch wood in the USA. Add it to your gift list possibility pronto- for that favorite coworker perhaps? - Birch wood - Set of 4 coasters - ...Read more

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Price: $34.00 - 36.00
Available from: Leif

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Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone

Gramophones made in the 1920s did a couple of things really well; they distributed sound and made a big visual impact with their curvy, horn speakers. Considering we are all about streaming music from our devices nowadays, it's good to see that Gramovox has married the old Gramophone design with bluetooth technology, giving us the Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone, a sort of nostalgic filter in which to play our tunes. The ...Read more

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Price: $399.99
Available from: Gramovox

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Snow Peak Wooden Stacking Mug Set

Snow Peak's wooden stacking mugs might not look like much, but if you're out on a day trip, they're a perfect pairing for a full carafe of hot tea or coffee. Hand-crafted in Japan, they're lightweight, durable, and, in my opinion, a pleasure to hold. Consider adding them to your lunch, picnic, or campsite bag for a more tactile (and dignified?) drinking receptacle. You may also purchase the mugs separately, ...Read more

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Price: $120.00
Available from: Snow Peak

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Porter Bar Cart

When you entertain family and guests this holiday season, don't look like a glipe rushing around to find your cocktail shaker and gin/vodka/whiskey/etc. Instead, look calm while you preside over the Porter Bar Cart and deposit drink requests smoothly into your guests' hands. Two sustainable mango wood trays may be lifted out to pass around drinks and/or appetizers, and the aluminum wheels will make shifting the ...Read more

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Price: $399.00
Available from: CB2

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Wish Lists 2014

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 ...Read more

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One of a Kind Quilt by Piet Hein Eek

Recycled quilts are great, but recycled quilts from Piet Hein Eek and Borre Akkersdijk are even better. They're made of unused silk necktie fabrics, and were inspired by a visit to a former ties factory in Milan called the Spazio Rosanna Orlandi. All those silky fabrics with interesting patterns being reused to keep us warm? Yes, please. Smart, and sort of not surprising, considering Piet Hein Eek's work in recycled ...Read more

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Price: $1,225.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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Pivot Koostik Passive Amplifier

I know, I know, a block of wood with some strange carvings won't make much sense until you pair the title with the picture. It's the Pivot Koostik Passive Amplifier, and it does just what it says- it passively amplifies sound on your iPhone. Two channels allow you to set your phone in either landscape or portrait mode, and you can customize the face. However, fair warning, this is more ...Read more

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Price: $49.99
Available from: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware

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