Chelsea and Fabrika Scarf

If you are still searching for a Mother's Day gift, you know you only have a few more days, right? Check out this scarf by Shonquis Moreno. Digitally printed on 14-mime silk twill, the Chelsea Scarf features an image abstracted and manipulated "down to the core color in pixels." Sounds good, and looks even better. Designer: Shonquis Moreno Material: Digital Print on 14-mome silk twill, Hand-rolled and hand-sewn hem Dimensions: 35.4" ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Available from: Cooper-Hewitt Shop

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Prouvé Standard SP Chair

Fans of Prouvé are familiar with the high price tags associated with the name, and that's exactly why everyone should sit up and pay attention to this version of the original Standard Chair. Notice the 'SP' in Prouvé Standard SP Chair? That, my dear, indicates 'Siège en Plastique' which means an ASA plastic seat and back. Don't you turn your nose up at the word 'plastic', because it's still ...Read more

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Price: $495.00
Available from: DWR

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Electric Paint Pen

That's right, it's an electric paint pen. It's completely safe, as the electrically conductive paint is formatted to be non-toxic, solvent-free, and water-soluble, and only becomes conductive when dry. And what would you use this pen for? If you're especially handy, you could repair devices, draw circuits on all sorts of materials, solder stuff... you fill in the rest. The paint dries after five minutes and can be removed with ...Read more

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Price: $10.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Rigby Media Console

What's that price tag doing on such a modern media console? And it can be mounted directly on the wall without the base, thus bringing the price down to $999? Hmm, perhaps we need to consider where it could live in our own homes. I especially like the option of the wall mount version, as it could be hung at any height and do the job of an entryway console or ...Read more

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Price: $1,198.00
Available from: Crate & Barrel

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Spring Watering Can

If you need a new watering can, how about a brightly colored polyethylene one with a rather organic (or cartoonish-in a good way) shape? Designed by Robert Bronwasser for Goods, the Spring Watering Can has an ergonomic shape with a slender spout and large opening for filling with a faucet or hose. Choose between blue, green, gray, yellow, or white. Material: Polyethylene Dimensions: 13.3” x 8.6” x 6.2” or 340mm x 220mm x 160...Read more

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Price: $24.00
Available from: Gessato

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Mother’s Day

It's Mother's Day this Sunday, May 11th*. If you have a mother, and you'd like to show her some appreciation, you better put some thought into it and pick out something special. Visit our Gifts tab to view gift-ish posts by price, and if you happen to find something with a weird/broken retail link, just shoot us an email or tweet (@bltd) and we'll fix it. Above, left to ...Read more

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Hay Ash Wood Wall Hook

As you might have guessed, this Ash Wood Wall Hook is made from a steamed strip of solid ash wood. The two upward ends provide a resting place for all manner of accessories while the curved bow allows for a gentle hold of sweaters and coats without the bothersome indentation you'd get from other small hooks. It's a smart choice for an entryway or bedroom, or wherever else you need ...Read more

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Price: $105.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Clara von Zweigbergk Mirrors

Geometric mirrors that have a friendly price tag? Yes, please. Clara von Zweigbergk has designed a few perspex mirrors for Domestic, and the result is your face reflected on an affordable, decorative frame. Each mirror is around 18" wide/diameter, and with the $100 price tag, I dare say you'll be able to find one or two a spot in your home. Shown above: Octagon Mirror, $100.00 Round Square Mirror, $100.00 O Mirror, $100.00 Eye Mirror, $100.00 ...Read more

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Price: $100.00
Available from: GreenerGrassDesign

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Bacsac Composter Bag

Composting isn't the sexiest subject, but you might find yourself excited about this bag from French company Bacsac. At-home composting is easier now with the Composter Bag (available with 5.2 gallon or 10.5 gallon capacity) made from Bacsac's signature geotextile fabric. Add all your vegetable and fruit peelings, dead leaves and flowers to the bag, zip it up and leave it alone. Use the handles on either side to flip the bag ...Read more

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Price: $75.00 - 95.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Apple Magnetic Wood Mail Organizer

Get that random paperwork organized with this Magnetic Mail Organizer from OTTOwoodwork. Put it above a desk, in a hallway, or in the kitchen to catch all sorts of mail, notes, invites, and drawings. Thanks to some hidden magnets, it will also keep your keys in sight and allow you to post extra papers front and center. The organizer comes with four wood magnets. 36" long x 6" high organizer in apple ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Available from: OTTOwoodwork's Etsy Shop

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Friday Links

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Apparatus Lighting

Holy smokes. Apparatus is hitting exactly the right note with their modern-yet-timeworn lighting collection, and if you have a healthy budget, you'll definitely want to consider one of their chandelier/pendants for one heck of a statement. Using a vintage sensibility, designer Gabriel Hendifar and partner Jeremy Anderson create fixtures using aged brass, hand-etched glass, leather, and porcelain to create these eclectic fixtures. A few pieces are below, but do ...Read more

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Ichiro Iwasaki Cup Table

While this glass table might not be the best choice for a home with kids, it does have a certain appeal with its unexpected material. The colors are a nice change from the usual wood/black/white color options usually expected from the side table category, and, as an extra function, you can flip the table over and use it as a very large vase or as a storage vessel ...Read more

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Price: $595.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Leather iPad Sleeve

Still searching for a respectable sleeve for your iPad? Don't forget about the selection of full-grain leather sleeves from Defy Bags studio in Chicago. Measured and cut by hand, the sleeve's joints are triple-stitched for added strength. It certainly ticks the 'rugged sophistication' box, if that's the look you prefer. Made of combination-tanned, aniline-finished, natural occurring full-grain Horween leather. Several sizes available, in black or rio. ...Read more

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Price: $150.00 - 210.00
Available from: Defy Bags

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Portfolio

So, this isn't a scrapbook, it's a Portfolio. A thick paper accordion is held between two pieces of solid oak with a large rubber band to hold it all together. Think of it as a cool way to showcase photos and/or drawings- perhaps from a vacation or special event (gift alert). When opened, the Portfolio stands on its own for display. Designer: piKs Design Front of pages contain a ...Read more

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Price: $100.00
Available from: Luminaire

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