Droog File Organizer

Spending too much time searching for a particular book (or cd, if you still have them)? Alphabetize them first, then consider adding these organizers from Droog. Cross out the appropriate letter or number with a marker, then fold the paper to create a corner stand. See video from Droog below. Designer: Franz van Liempt Manufacturer: Droog Designs Material: paper Dimensions: Set of 30, 4.4" x 4.4" ...Read more

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Price: $25.00
Available from: Cooper-Hewitt Design Shop

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Poketo Draw Your Mind Journal

Just do what it says and you'll be fine. For any creative type, a place to jot down notes and sketches is essential; these blank journals are small enough to fit in a briefcase/bag and have a durable cover to protect the pages. Available in Black, Brown or Grey. Stitch bound. Thick and durable cover. Blank. 192 pages. 5.7″x 8.3″ (145X210 mm) ...Read more

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Price: $28.00
Available from: Poketo

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Grain Desk

Misewell's new Grain Desk is right on par with the rest of their impressive collection. The Grain is made of locally harvested walnut and powder coated steel, and together these materials create just the right balance of tension and warmth. Also, take note of the 48" width: perfect for tight office nooks. Now available for pre-order. 24 x 48 x 30” 40 lbs Construction: Desk top + legs: solid, locally harvested walnut, handmade in Milwaukee. Frame: ...Read more

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Price: $1,775.00
Available from: Misewell

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Ikea Kvissle Home Office Series

A tidy office is a productive office, and with the new sleek Ikea Kvissle desktop series, you can organize all your supplies and stationery without breaking the bank. White steel and natural cork make up the unifying theme for this series, which include solutions for filing paper, stationery, pens/pencils, gadgets, books and magazines. If I only had to choose one it'd be the Desk Organizer, which is particularly striking. ...Read more

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Fredericks & Mae Kites

Let's go fly a kite, up to the highest height... How long has it been since you flew a kite? Years? Decades? Change that answer to 'days' by considering one of these kites by Fredericks & Mae, or, if $64 is a bit too high for your taste, make your own. Fyi: The period from 1860 to about 1910 is known as the "golden age of kiting". Shown above: Night, $64.00 Noon, $64.00 Morning, $64.00...Read more

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Price: $64.00
Available from: MATTER

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Dino Salad Servers

If getting greens into your family's diet is hard work, maybe these two Dino Servers will help make the salad bowl a little more friendly, and even a little fun. And, if these two cute little smiles aren't successful in increasing the vegetable intake at your table, at least they'll cheer you up whenever you pull them out of the drawer. Made in the UK from A grade quality beech ...Read more

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Price: $19.95
Available from: Howkapow

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Woodsnap Wood Prints

If printing on glass isn't your thing, how about wood? Southern California-based Woodsnap prints your artwork directly to maple canvas. By allowing the woodgrain to show through, the prints take on a natural, earthy look. Prices start at $30 for an 8x8" and go up to $300 for a 30x40"; custom sizes are also available. Each print comes with mounting hardware. ...Read more

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Price: $30.00 and up
Availability: Buy Woodsnap Wood Prints here

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Full Moon Sticky Note

It's a sticky note in the shape of a full moon! For those of us that enjoy most things lunar, it's an add-to-cart no brainer. As you can see from the photos, the moon is printed on tracing paper, which allows for some transparency. Each pad is 20 sheets of Full Moon Sticky Notes. Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 in. Weight: 0.46 oz Material: Tracing Paper ...Read more

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Price: $5.95
Available from: mochithings

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Orbit Ruler

True draftsmen and architects may scoff at this ruler, but that doesn't change the fact that this is a beautiful object to grace your workstation with. Besides, drawing circles and arcs is just fun. ...Read more

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Price: $17.00
Available from: Farm Store

Source: I New Idea

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Zwilling J.A. Henckels Fingernail Clipper

What makes a good fingernail clipper? A sharp cutting edge, for sure, as well as slight curvature to follow your nail's natural growth. What usually irks you out about a fingernail clipper? The leftover clippings, of course. This fingernail clipper has a built in nail catching component that corrals clippings: you slide or lift the holder off to empty. And, yes, there's a Toenail Clipper as well. If these strike ...Read more

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Price: $16.00
Available from: Amazon

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Friday Links

Delightful Paper Pop-Ups by Jenny Chen Reel DIY Bike storage by Yeongkeun Jeong and Aareum Jeong. Falling Slinky (the bottom doesn't move at all until the top catches up.) Also on kottke.org: Long-distance family portraits Infographic for Fruits, Veggies and Herbs, when are they in season? (via curiosity counts) It's summer. Time for Cabin Porn. Never Mind Your Abs -- Tone Your Brain (excellent illustration by Wendy MacNaughton) Enjoy ...Read more

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Wanderer Print by RISINGgoods

If you're looking for inexpensive art, you'd do well to check out the offerings on Valerie Rubinaccio's RISINGgoods Etsy shop. There's quite a few pleasing geometric landscapes, and they'd make an impact without leaving a huge hole in your wallet. Wanderer Print 11, 8 x 10, $28.00 Wanderer Print 10, 8 x 10, $28.00...Read more

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Price: $28.00
Available from: RISINGgoods on Etsy

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Redmaloo Cable Bag

Just how tidy would all your cables be if you had this felt bag from Redmaloo? With plenty of room for mouse and cables, you'd most likely win the 'most tidy' award, and, if there's no such thing in your circle of friends, then just give yourself a big pat on the back for avoiding a tangled mess. Several colors to choose from. ...Read more

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Price: €36.00
Availability: Buy Redmaloo Cable Bag here

Source: Svpply

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Better Stuff Doormat

This natural coir doormat will be a perfect place to clean off muddy or sandy shoes. Now, whether or not it actually deters or redirects burglars from your own front door, that's a risk you'd best mitigate with other methods (alarm system, booby traps, etc.). Made in India. Materials: coir, vinyl, enamel 30" L x 18" W Recommended for indoor and outdoor use. Care instructions: clean with a garden hose....Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Wardrope

It's officially summer, so there's minimal jackets and scarves lying around, but what about all those hats and bags strewn about your front door? Consider this simple rope structure: you're able to position the hooks freely, and when you hang an object the hooks lock into place. The polymide rope is usually used for mountain climbing, so rest assured that it will safely hold up to 30 lbs. of whatever you ...Read more

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Price: $124.00
Available from: Luminaire

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