Stainless Steel Spoon Straws

No need to wish upon a star for a fancy spoon straw, because here it is. Stir and sip your drink with the same utensil! Amazing, isn't it? And I'm only partially being facetious, because it is actually a smart drink accessory. Note: the spoon part is more of a stirrer than actual spoon- if you want more of a spoon bowl, this RSVP Endurance Spoon-Straw set (set of 4, $10.95) might ...Read more

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Price: $37.95
Available from: Cocktail Kingdom

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Tio Chair

How often is a stylish steel chair stackable? Not often, that's how. This steel wire chair from Massproductions is stackable, which makes storage much easier, and it's fit for indoor and outdoor use. For those of you that might like a seat pad, you can order them directly from the manufacturer: Tio Chair Seat Pad from Massproductions, € 75 - € 100. Manufacturer: Massproductions Design: Magnus Elebäck, Chris Martin Size: width 19.6", depth 20", seat ...Read more

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Price: $335.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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Tally Notebooks

Let's hope that your victories well outnumber any regrets or expectations, but nevertheless, you can now keep track with these 100% recycled notebooks. Keep in mind these notebooks are of a smaller size, so they'd be easy to carry around in a pocket or bag- better to keep your tally accurate, I suppose. Could be a nice small gift for a graduate, depending on your point of view (as in, don't ...Read more

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Price: $12.00
Available from: Set Editions

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Hang Up by vuur

We're all well past coats and scarves weather, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't update your entryway with a nice wall organizer. This one by vuur has plenty of hooks for hanging all manner of stuff as well as a shelf/ledge that corrals mail, wallets, mobile phones, etc. At 3" deep, it'll fit behind doors easily and you can combine several to make a bigger storage statement. Constructed of steel ...Read more

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Price: $55.00
Available from: vuur

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Friday Links

Folded paper work by Simon Schubert (via Dezeen) 20 min. video (totally worth the time, trust me): Neil Gaiman Commencement Speech (via Do Lectures) Did you know that a Dormouse can hibernate six months or longer in a year? Also, if you need a cute injection: Snoring Dormouse Tattoos and the Stories behind them: Pen & Ink MIT’s Freaky Non-Stick Coating Keeps Ketchup Flowing Google World Wonders Project (via bookofjoe) You ...Read more

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Herman Miller Summer Sale

It's time for the Herman Miller sale again. 15% off now through June 11. What? You're overwhelmed by all the choices? No worries, here are a few picks to consider should your wallet need emptying. Also, if you're scoffing at the prices and think you'll just get a knock off, please do read Dwell's The Real cost of Rip-offs; it might make you reconsider. Think of it as consumer education, and do ...Read more

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Price: $177.65 - 4,869.65

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Available from: DWR

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The Shed by Richard Peters Associates

This 800-square-foot sustainable home in Sydney started out as a humble industrial shed. If you always see potential in old buildings, it'll probably whet your appetite for your own remodel, so be careful. Obviously, the 'before' picture. More photos, floorplans and info: Richard Peters Associates. Photography by Justin Alexander....Read more

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Core Bamboo Glass Honey Jar

This is for all the honey lovers out there. There's a lot of ceramic honey jars out there, but it's a little hard to find one that isn't too Winnie the Pooh, if you know what I mean. This one from Core Bamboo has a handy lid/dipper to make for easy serving. When not in use, the lid keeps the jar sealed for freshness. Product Dimension: 3.5” x 3.5” X 4” Fyi, ...Read more

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Price: $14.95
Available from: Amazon

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inLove Custom Hardwood Flooring

If you're looking for a hardwood flooring in a custom color, you'll be more than happy to see the options from this particular collection. However, have a long hard think about the more adventurous colors, as it would be a very sad thing to have them installed and paid for only to find out that the color is really wrong for the space. For instance, this Blossom Red wouldn't work ...Read more

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Price: $Price on request
Available from: PID Floors

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Typo Pill Cases

Keep your crazy pills and vitamins sorted appropriately with these clever little cases that resemble keys of a keyboard. Choose between the typo pill case 3, a set of 3 pill cases that look like the Shift, Esc and Ctrl keys, or the typo pill case 7, a case with 7 compartments marked with the first letter of the seven days of the week. Designed by Matt Carr. Design: Matt Carr typo pill case 3, $6.00 ...Read more

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Price: $6.00
Available from: Umbra

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Patricia Urquiola Wire Baskets

Update: Two of these three wire baskets by Patricia Urquiola are now more than half off, which means you just might be able to afford one or two. Each basket is made from a single module of wire which is repeated 15 times and intertwined to create the shape. If you'd like some height, keep in mind that the Wire Centerpiece can be stacked on top of the Citrus Basket. Made ...Read more

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Price: $30.00 - 100.00

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Available from: DWR

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Sawyer Chair

Update: Now on sale for $199 (org.$249). Pretty reasonable price. Plus, it's an excellent time to get your summer seating sorted. CB2 is at it again with fantastic outdoor furniture. This chair is a no brainer for those of you that like a tad bit of traditional thrown in with your modern day sensibilities. It's a thoroughly updated adirondack chair with the same low lounge look, yet with a modernized treatment ...Read more

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Price: $199.00
Available from: CB2

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Spring To It

Spring To It is a simple piece of spring steel that can be used in a multitude of ways. Hold papers upright, clamp things flat to table, hang it over door as a hook, and who knows what else you can do with it.  Comes in a set of four mixed colors; green, orange, yellow, white. Specifications — Material: Powder coated spring steel Dimensions: 14'' high. width expands to 1.5 '' Manufacture: UK ...Read more

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Price: £12.00
Available from: Spunique

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Elkay Cutting Boards

Cutting boards with cutouts: a small alteration that helps guide food into/onto a prep bowl or plate. One of these boards might just fit your sink, but check to make sure your undermount has a minimum of 1/2" reveal. Elkay has a whole range of sinks and accessories, so if neither of these fit your specifications, you might check out their other offerings. Hardwood construction Elkay 16" x 8" Hardwood Cutting Board, $46.72 ...Read more

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Price: $46.72 - 55.68
Available from: AllModern

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Eva Solo’s Hurricane Lamp

Have you sorted out your outdoor lighting situation yet? If not, do consider this hurricane lamp from Eva Solo. Two small but important details: it has a silicone base to make removing any wax easy (simply bend the base) and a hole at the bottom to let in air to reduce sooting. Use the handle to suspend from trees or do without for a simpler look on tables and floors. ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: A+R Store

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