Rinse Bowl & Strainer

A rinsing bowl that has a strainer is different from just a strainer, right? Right. This bowl has a strainer 'side' that folds out to catch your pasta/fruit/veggies, so you can rinse and then strain out the water all in one bowl. Sort of smart, isn't it? Also available in red and green/avocado. Designers: Helen T. Miller / Jordan Murphy...Read more

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Price: $15.00
Available from: Umbra

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Salt Dining Set

For a limited time (through 5/28/13) you can save a little on the Shaker-style Salt Dining Set (regularly priced at $991.00 - $1,031.00). How much is a little? Well, it's on sale for $799.00, so you do the math and STOP EATING OFF CARDBOARD BOXES like a college student. Please. Four chairs, one table, in black or white. Designer: Tom Kelley -Compact size and manageable weight. -Ships flat to save on packing materials; simple ...Read more

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Price: $799.00
Available from: DWR

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Abeego Food Storage

You recycle everything, you minimize car travel, you try very hard to buy local foods, so why the hell are you still using plastic bags for food storage? Maybe you could take one tiny extra step and get some reusable food storage already (duh). The Abeego material is a hemp and cotton fabric infused with a blend of beeswax, tree resin and jojoba oil that keeps food fresh. What? Huh? ...Read more

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Price: $11.00 - 15.00
Available from: ABEEGO

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OYOY Silicone Placemats

Messy eaters, rejoice, for OYOY has some nicely patterned silicone placemats to protect your tabletop from yourself (and/or kids) and guests who tend to spill and splatter. And, with four different options, you might just be tempted to get several patterns and mix them all up, for the patterns are made of varying sizes of lovely graphic triangle print: light grey with white triangles, rose silicone with black/grey ...Read more

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Price: $28.00
Available from: Huset Shop

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Friday Links

Student Engineers’ Skin Patch Warns When It’s Time to Get Out of the Sun (via ifuckinglovescience) Inside Rick Owens's Paris Home 31 Songs To Listen To While You Read That Nice Story About How Loneliness Will In Fact Kill You Galaxy Collisions: Simulation vs Observations (via CWL) Schadenfreezers News Machine (via @renatom) Intricate paper cuts by Bovey Lee (via staceythinx) Waiting for this lamp to be available for sale. imgembed "...Read more

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Elder Chair, Design by Conran

So, if you peruse the decor magazines, you might have seen the ads for the Design by Conran collection at JC Penny. Have you had a chance to take a look? Yea/nay? Of what I think are the winners, first up is the Elder Chair, and despite its shape reminding me a little of Chairy or some other kid's show chair, I like the classic proportions and generous size. ...Read more

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Price: $1,225.00
Available from: jcp

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Ondu Pinhole cameras

Gah! Pinhole cameras handmade from wood! On Kickstarter! Cue the various photography buffs plonking down $50 or more for their very own. I did, and I'm congratulating myself right this very second. Elvis Halilović of ONDU has designed these small, simple to use, and affordable pinhole cameras. There are 6 different sizes to fit your favorite film size (from the Leica 135 format to the 4˝ x 5˝ film holder camera) and you can currently ...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Rouge Coffee Table

It's just what you need, isn't it, a pink*, perforated metal table? With all the recent talk of the Met's PUNK: Chaos to Couture, there's nothing wrong with straying a little from your regular furnishings and updating a coffee table, especially if that table packs a punch. And what packs a punch like a (let's say it together) pink, perforated metal table? *As crazy as bright pink might seem, it's ...Read more

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Price: $349.00
Available from: CB2

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Glint Lamp

A portable light with magnetic points? Do go on. Depending on where you place the lamp, the light will change, and as there are various surfaces on the metal bookstand/shelf, you'll have fun messing around with different vantage points. Right now this lamp is available for sale by emailing Galula Studio directly: store(at)galulastudio.com. Glint Lamp from Galula Studio. Glint magnetizes to all iron surfaces. Email to ...Read more

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Price: €123,00
Available from: Galula Studio

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Faro Mug Set

Coffee for one, coming right up. This all-in-one drip coffee maker and mug has all you need to brew a fresh cup, other than coffee and water, of course. A stainless steel filter (wash and reuse) rests on top of a double walled mug, and a nesting lid that fits both- to catch drips or keep your coffee warm. There's also an option to add the Pot set (+$5). Options: Double-Walled ...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: Emmo Home

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Adler Table

Speaking of height-adjustable desks, if you want something that looks less like a keyboard stand and more like an antique worktop, turn your eyes towards the Adler Table. It has a hand-operated crank, made from solid steel gears and a chromed, cast iron handle. The height range is from 27in to 42in (a little less than the X-Table) and is available in a variety of sizes, types of wood, and ...Read more

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Price: $1,950.00
Available from: Ohio Design

Source: Remodelista

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MakerBot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer

Well, the time has come*. A desktop 3D printer is now available for sale for just over $2 grand from MoMA Store**. By all accounts, we should be prepared for a global meltdown in the retail sector in the next several years as 3D printers find their way into our homes, as we'll be able to print out anything we want with just a simple CAD file. So, will you be ...Read more

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Price: $2,199.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Yes, it did take a while for MoMA to feature New York City in its Destination series, but at least they have now, and we've got a nice selection of home-grown design to consider. You'll see a few things featured here on BLTD, of course, the first of which is the Blokket by The Way We See The World. Blokket is a pouch made of a silver and nylon material ...Read more

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Price: $38.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Quattro LED Task Lamp

Degree, Quattro, what are we here, a drugstore? Despite that bad imagery, turn your eyes toward the new Quattro LED Task Lamp by Robert Sonneman and Peter Polick. If Mondrian and Rietveld come to mind, you're not alone- the black, yellow and red finish along with the rectilinear form are spot on De Stijl, and if you're not familiar with those names, do yourself a favor and follow the links (...Read more

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Price: $450.00
Available from: YLighting

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Atlas Coffee Table vs. Free Range

And here we have another face-off, and this time it's in the realm of wood and marble coffee tables. Yes, they're not exactly the same, but there are the similarities in materials and dimensions, so why not see if you can guess which one has the $1800 price tag and which one has the $600 tag? Atlas Coffee Table Materials: Solid walnut base; solid marble or travertine tabletop. Dimensions: H 15.5" Diameter 37" Free ...Read more

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