Droog Optic Glasses

Here's another item from long ago that's worth remembering the next time your drinking glasses need a reboot. Droog's Optic Glasses have both concave and convex lenses and create an optical fun house in your hand. Also, the knobby surface is rather comfortable to hold, as your hand has a better grip. Set of 4 Glasses 6 x 11 cm. From our archives; originally posted Jul 13, 2012. ...Read more

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Price: $51.75
Available from: Molecule

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Week-end Furniture by Francois Azambourg

How good would you look lounging on the Week-end Furniture by Francois Azambourg? Pretty damn good, I bet. The collection is made from powder-coated steel sheet metal, bent and welded into comfortable forms that would look right at home beside a pool or in a garden. And the colors! Blue, red, cream/white, and navy... any will complement that sun-kissed glow* you'll get while enjoying the nice weather. Designer: Francois ...Read more

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Price: $350.00 - 1,500.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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Artist Throws by Justin Lowe & Jonah Freeman

Does your interior need a little more warmth and a little more art? Combine the two needs in one linen throw, digitally printed with an image by Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman. They're big enough to wrap yourself in as an extra layer of warmth and maybe even small enough to take with you on your travels (airplanes get coooold, as we know). Linen throws printed by Print All Over ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Available from: Grey Area

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Turn Around Juicer

If you don't mind using a little old fashioned elbow grease to produce your morning orange juice, then you'll want to consider the simplicity of this wooden juicer from KiBiSi and Muuto. The Turn Around Juicer stands on its own and fits the palm nicely. Shall I point out that this won't need any updating as years come and go, unlike other electrical juicers? Plus, the juice will taste all ...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: DanishDesignStore

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Friday Links

Wind Drawings by Cameron Robbins Photojojo's Disposable Camera App (1 Camera = 27 prints for $12.99) Fuck Yeah Humanity RunKeeper and Mapbox collaborated to visualize 1.5 million of their users' public runs, walks, and bike rides How to Be Emotionally Intelligent Furniture designers/makers: Steam Wood with a plastic bag! Felix Cid’s images of macro electronic music festivals Library Card Socks (via thisisnthappiness)   As usual, enjoy your weekend. ...Read more

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Canyon Book Display

What, you're just going to put your expensive art books on the coffee table? When you could display them proudly on a very specific Canyon Book Display? Are you crazy or something? Coil + Drift fashioned this book stand from bright Portland cement and finely finished walnut. Set your prized possessions on their sides or leave one large book open to a particularly impressive page. Materials: Oiled Walnut, Portland Cement, Water-based ...Read more

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Price: $380.00
Available from: WorkOf

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Talk the Talk Shoe Horn

You might talk the talk, but do you walk the walk? And, if you're not thinking about your integrity and instead you're wondering who the hell uses a shoe horn, you need better shoes (at least one pair, come on, grow up). This brass shoe horn will last probably longer than you, so it's a sound investment should you ever need assistance in putting on your nice shoes without ruining ...Read more

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Price: $24.00
Available from: Izola

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Sacrificial Chair by Thing Industries

You might as well succumb to the bad habit of shedding clothing onto furniture. It just takes so much extra effort to put them away. Imagine that last sentence said in a whiney voice, and know that I admit to a little laziness now and then. So, go ahead and buy the Sacrificial Chair by Thing Industries why don't you, and see the pile of barely-used and needs-to-be-cleaned clothes pile ...Read more

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Price: $180.00
Available from: Thing Industries

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Diagonals Girard Wool Blanket by Vitra

A trippy, two-toned pattern blanket is just what you need, right? Alexander Girard is known for his brightly patterned pieces, and now you're able to wrap yourself up tight in this black and white (and slightly frantic?) design to ward off the chill. Made of Merino lamb’s wool, it's lightweight, fine, and soft, and will complement any color scheme. Design: Alexander Girard Year: 1961 / 1971 Material: 100% Merino lamb’s wool Dimensions: 79" ...Read more

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Price: $485.00
Available from: Vertigo Home

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Mail Slot Bowl by Dan Sjogren

No matter how neat and clutter free we attempt to be, there's still a fair amount of mail, keys, and miscellany that follow us through our front doors. To conquer this choas, consider the Mail Slot Bowl by Dan Sjogren. It will keep your most recent paper correspondence lined up neatly in a row. Will it force you to take stock of which documents go to the recycle bin and ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Patinated Brass Vanity Box

At first glance, you might think this is a very, very nice cooking pot, but, no, it's a vanity/jewelry box. Paris-based designer Lee West has a collection of objects produced at the Carl Auböck workshops, and they all have the same sort of quality and elegance of Auböck's original works. This particular box is patinated on the outside, with a contrasting brushed brass interior. A mirror is ...Read more

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Price: $380.00
Available from: Merchant No. 4

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Feather Pillowcases by Kiki Smith

Maybe you can't afford an original piece of art by Kiki Smith, but you can probably set aside $80 for pillowcases... if you really, really like Smith's work, that is (it's not for everyone*). The pillowcases are standard-sized, and features her drawings of screen-printed feathers and embroidered stars. set of 2 100% cotton with screen-printing and embroidery unlimited edition *Which reminds one of the Kiki Smith piece making an appearance on Gilmore Girls...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: Artware Editions

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Mini Container

What would you store in a Mini Container? That's entirely your business, and we'd probably prefer not to know, thank you very much. However, should you need suggestions, you could use it for paperclips, matches, coins, and other tiny things that find themselves without a home. From the lovely duo DANIEL EMMA in collaboration with good thing. Designer: DANIEL EMMA Materials: Painted Poplar & Hard Maple ...Read more

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Price: $26.00
Available from: good thing

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Palo Corner Sofa Right Blue

Hmm, here's something new on the radar. Not only does this sectional sofa possess the clean lines and modern form that we're all after, it also can be rearranged as you see fit. Cushions and armrests may be moved (with the struts) to create different combinations. So, maybe you'll get the Palo Corner Sofa Right in Blue (shown above), or maybe you prefer the smaller Two Seater in Grey (below) ...Read more

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Price: $2,599.00
Available from: Hem

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Tool The Bookworm

I know, you rarely have time for books, and even then it's safe to say you're likely to pick up a Kindle or iPad instead of a paperback or hardcover. However, on that rare occasion you do read a book, it'd be nice to have a bookmark made of a digitally etched sheet of golden brass, wouldn't it? Tom Dixon brings us Tool the Bookworm, a collection of metal bookmarks ...Read more

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Price: $16.50
Available from: A+R Store

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