Cipher Credit Card Stylus

Our gadgets are continually shrinking but sometimes it takes some backwards thinking to solve a design problem. Traditional touch-screen styli are small and easy to lose. The Cipher Credit Card Stylus enlarges the stylus and makes it credit card size, ensuring you'll know exactly where to put it and never misplace it. Clever, clever, I'd say. The Cipher is currently in its refinement phase at Quirky, stay tuned in to ...Read more

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Ten Design Stationery…

Quick, what do you think this is? It's from Ten Design Stationery, so, yes, it's desk related. Answer and info below. ...If you guessed a bookmark, you are correct! It's a Silicone Bookmark with a ring on top. That ring can be used to easily take a book out from the bookshelf, as a penholder, or even as a hanger (if your book isn't too heavy). Set of 4 bookmarks in ...Read more

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Price: $9.00
Available from: Emmo Home

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Warez Rose Wallpaper

Nice job, Erich Ginder. This floral wallpaper is created from ASCII symbols. From far away, you see a dot-like floral motif; close up, you see a bunch of characters. Handmade in the United States. Black ink on white cotton paper. Rolls measure 27" wide by 5 yards. $140.00 per roll. ...Read more

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Price: $140.00
Available from: ErichGinder.com

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MINOTAKE Bamboo Collection

The pieces of the Minotake collection by Japanese furniture designer Koizumi Makoto and Kohchosai Kosuga are quite beautiful, so much so that it's easy to forget that they're simply eating and cooking utensils. Utilizing the "natural curvature, lightness and strength of bamboo", the spoons and spatula are ergonomically friendly, which, sadly, is rare to find in today's marketplace. While the smaller spoons don't look exactly suitable for soup, they do ...Read more

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Price: $13.00 - 18.00
Available from: Baum-Kuchen

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Röshults Collection

It's full-on summertime, so don't forget to put the Röshults collection on your 'what-to-buy-if-I-win-the-lottery' list. They definitely have one of the best outdoor collections I've ever seen. The grills. The kitchen sink. The garden trolley. All amazing. However if you're not loaded, don't get too attached; a whole set could set you back 10 grand easy. The stand out favorites are below; see website for the whole collection and more ...Read more

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Price: $615.00 and up
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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Printstagram Mini Instagram Stickers

There's a ton of options for printing Instagram photos, but none are going to be as fun these cute little 20mm stickers. Comes in a booklet of 252 stickers per order, so rest assured you'll have enough to pass around. ...Read more

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Price: $10.00
Availability: Buy Printstagram Mini Instagram Stickers here

Source: Svpply

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Merkled Lighting

These pendants get top points in the lighting-made-from-scraps category; both lights are made from the cutoff forms left over from the Merkeled Coat Rack. Each shade is made of powder-coated aluminum panels that are folded and fastened together, and you can hang them either straight down or slightly askew. The wiring is UL listed with a plug and can be wired for your specific needs. materials: powder-coated aluminum Merkled Light ...Read more

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Price: $270.00 and up
Available from: merkled studio

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Nixon TPS Portable Speaker

I've had the Card Speaker on my wish list for a while now but I think I've found a replacement with the release of this new speaker. The Nixon TPS is a portable speaker system made for media players and notebook computers. The battery charges through USB and is good for 6 hours of jams. Two can be linked together for enhanced stereo separation and volume. Available in silver, green, and ...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: Nixon

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RinserBrush

Here's a toothbrush that allows you to rinse without the aid of a glass- it has a small channel for water to flow up and outwards to provide you with a fountain of water. And, the bristles may be popped out and replaced so that you can use the toothbrush longer and minimize waste. See video below. ...Read more

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Price: $22.00 (presale price)
Available from: Amron Experimental

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IdeaPaint Clear

Whiteboards need not be white. IdeaPaint is a clear paint-on coating that can be applied to any smooth surface for dry erase functionality. The basic kit at $225 covers 50 square feet and includes roller, stir stick, can opener, and wet paint sign. It looks especially good on woodgrain, and would work great in the office or kids' room. ...Read more

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Price: $225.00
Available from: IdeaPaint

Source: The Awesomer

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Friday Links

Democrats & Republicans Disagree on Brands, Too This place has an interesting bed storage solution: Potts Point Apartment (via design milk) The secret meaning of the lines on a Solo cup (which turns out to be completely coincidental) "The most inspiring leaders are those who don’t work at a job but pursue a calling." from the article Homeless Man Turned Millionaire Offers The Best Advice I Ever Got We Americans ...Read more

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Seating for Eating by Ilse Crawford

Ever since this collection was first shown in 2009, I've been waiting to see it show up on a US retailer's website. Well, look what I just came across: The Future Perfect now carries quite a few pieces, and I dare say it's been worth the wait. Ilse Crawford's spare 'Seating for Eating' pieces are contemporary interpretations of traditional seating and she describes them as “reassuringly familiar but carefully detailed”. Perhaps ...Read more

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Price: $2,195.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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Stockmar Beeswax Block Crayons

Remember the Wax Crayons from DWR back in 2008? Well, when they stopped carrying them, several of you wrote in with alarmed enquiries, thinking you had missed the boat. You had, of course, missed the boat, and no amount of substitues (Block Crayons, Crystal Crayons, Crayon Rings) could make you forget the original. But now, these many years later, you may mop up those tears, for your misspent childhood is not ...Read more

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Price: $55.00
Available from: hazelnut kids

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dockXtender

It's a dock extender, simple as that. If your phone case is too big for your docking station or if you just need extra distance, plug in the extender and your troubles are solved, at least one of them anyways. Compatible with all iPad, iPhone and iPod models. -30-pin male to female extension is compatible with all iPad, iPhone and iPod models. -new connectors work with ever case, cover, & ...Read more

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Price: $25.95
Available from: CableJive

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Etch Light Web

What a show stopper. The new Etch Light Web by Tom Dixon casts a lovely angular pattern when lit, showing off an elegant result of geometry applied to design. An irregular pentagon is repeated 60 times to create a total sphere approximately 65cm wide, and despite the size, the sphere remains lightweight at just over 2 pounds. It's available for pre-order now through The Lollipop Shoppe in the UK, available September 2012. Weighs 980 ...Read more

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Price: £765.00
Available from: The Lollipop Shoppe

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