Aqua Carafe with Cork Lid

You're not lazy, you're just extremely efficient. Keep water (or your favorite beverage of choice) close at hand with a carafe. And, if you're going to get a carafe, you might as well make sure it's a little appealing, right? Mouth blown glass in green or blue creates a cool silhouette with a cork top to keep contents protected. Designed by SEA for Sagaform Mouth-Blown Glass Dia 3 1/2", h 9 7/8" ...Read more

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Price: $24.95
Available from: Burke Decor

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Ito Bindery Memo Block

Well, here's a paper pad that makes me wish I had more notes to take. Each Ito Bindery Memo Block contains 350 tear-off sheets, and, with three modular sizes to choose from, you can combine or stack them as you wish. A recycled paperboard base gives stability and weight. Designer/Maker: Ito Bindery Material: Paper sheets and recycled paperboard Dimensions: 10.7 × 10.7 × 4.3 CM (S) 15 × 10.7 × 4.3 CM (M) 25.7 × 7.5 × 4.3 CM (L) Origin: Japan ...Read more

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Price: $18.00 and up
Available from: Ode to Things

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Henrybuilt Drawer Accessory System

These kitchen drawer organizers by Henrybuilt are perfect. Made of solid wood, each item holds and divides kitchen utensils and accessories in precise order, and, after installing them, the rest of your life will magically sort itself out. Maybe. But, before you get too attached to these drawer organizers, there's some not-so-good news: they're only available as part of a complete Henrybuilt system. That means it's time to start saving ...Read more

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Price: $1,500.00
Available from: Henrybuilt

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Highflyer Swing

You know what's fun? An indoor swing. There's something about this Highflyer Swing that looks more at home indoors than out, but, hey, if you want to put it in your front or back yard, go for it. And, if you're seeing the lines of a vintage aeroplane/airplane, you're spot on, as that was the inspiration. The title tipped you off, didn't it? Designed and made in Australia. Size: 500...Read more

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Price: AUD220.00
Available from: Anaesthetic

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Master Kit #5575

If your toolbox is a mess, with missing hex bits and no Phillips Head to be found, you could probably use a complete tool overhaul. If you don't know what I'm talking about, you are either very lucky, very rich, or have your home falling apart. In any case, this Master Kit has pretty much everything you need should you need a basic tool set, all in a securely latching ...Read more

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Price: $95.00
Available from: Chapman Manufacturing Company

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Soffio Macbook Sleeve Backpack

There's nothing wrong with a little scuffs here and there on a great leather bag, especially when that bag keeps your 15" MacBook Pro pristine. This Soffio Macbook Sleeve Backpack is made of high quality untreated leather that protects your Macbook, with space for an iPad, a magazine, a moleskine or A4 documents. The front removable pocket perfectly fits a charger, or, more likely the case, just use it to carry ...Read more

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Price: €210.00
Available from: Soffio

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Stendig Oversized Calendar

Ugh, really? A 2015 calendar already? I know, it's a little frightening that we're nearing the end of 2014, but at least we can get ahead of the game and order a Stendig to prepare ourselves. The oversized Stendig Calendar has been in production for 40+ years- Massimo Vignelli created the design in 1966- and remains a classic option for keeping your dates straight. Dimensions: 3ft x 4ft...Read more

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Price: $35.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Fronzoni Chair

This chair might not look like the most comfortable, but it is delightfully minimal. Graphic designer A.G. Forzoni designed this metal square tube frame and lacquered wood seat back in 1964, and its simplicity lies in Forzoni's goal to "avoid waste and excess." White or anthracite will set you back just over a grand, and for another Benjamin (plus some) you can get one lacquered in India blue, sun-yellow or ...Read more

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Price: $1,034.00
Available from: Hive Modern

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Brass Desk Set

How do you get yourself excited about work now that summer is over? You could think about your fall wardrobe, cooler weather, and the approaching winter holidays, or you could buy some new desk organizers. I vote for the latter, as it brings about less stress. The four-piece Brass Desk Set by Danish designer Trine Andersen (of Ferm Living) might get you to tidy up those odds and ends and ...Read more

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Price: $39.00 - 125.00
Available from: Poketo

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Trace Coffee Table by Tom Dixon

What is this lovely thing before us? It's a coffee table by Tom Dixon and it's strange enough to catch our eyes and have us thinking a glass coffee table is a good idea. The thinly printed stripes intersect at different angles depending upon our perspective, and that creates an interesting sort of moiré pattern. Made from UV‑bonded sheet glass, the Trace Coffee Table is designed for domestic or ...Read more

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Price: $2,100.00
Available from: Vertigo Home

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Double Sided B&W Notebooks

Hey, we all need a little encouragement now and then, and what better way to remind yourself that you're something special than a simple black and white notebook that says so? Pick one of these three Double Sided B&W Notebooks with the encouraging phrases on their covers and you'll be set right anytime you're feeling a bit down before a meeting or brainstorming session. These could also be a ...Read more

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Price: $6.00
Available from: Poketo

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Friday Links

Xenia Moseley's ladder from the Wish List project The Prepster, the Luxury 3 Day Survival Bag (via Tish's Place) How to eat sushi Katsutoshi Sasaki's Imai house is just three metres wide Skateboard Swing (DIY?) Yikes. This video shows the lung capacity of smokers vs nonsmokers   Enjoy your Labor Day Weekend! ...Read more

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B-Desk

In the spirit of those back-to-school vibes fluttering around, let's take a look at a petite desk from Ethnicraft's Universo Positivo collection. A solid oak frame and surface lends warmth to the workspace while lacquered stainless steel sides creates a sense of privacy and keeps tabletop clutter corralled. Measuring in at almost 40" wide and just less than 18" deep, the B-Desk could easily fit into a small bedroom or a larger ...Read more

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Price: $749.00
Available from: Lekker Home

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Party Hat

Come on, now, remember when party hats were standard birthday party fair? Why let kids have such special ceremonial attire when we adults deserve just as much (if not more) for certain events? LA designer OTAAT creates these leather Party Hats just for those festive times, whether it be a birthday or other significant life event. Keep one in the office or at home to use again and again, and ...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: Cooper Hewitt Shop

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Pencil Tray Large

Ethnicraft's Universo Positivo Collection is full of interesting items, and you'll no doubt see several of them featured over the next few days. This large Pencil Tray has the same mix of solid oak and lacquered stainless steel as the B-Desk and offers organization for pens, pencils, and other small desk accessories. There's a Pencil Holder as well, shown below, with the same color options of Salmon Red, Yellow, White, ...Read more

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Price: $75.00
Available from: Lekker Home

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