Edison Lamp

This glass cylinder lamp marries old style with modern aesthetics, making it a good choice for an eclectic interior. The clear glass means you should probably opt for Edison style filament bulbs, otherwise you'd be missing the point altogether. Sits on a polished rosewood base. Max Wattage 60. Measures 12.7 cm dia x 25.5 cm h/5 in dia x 10 in h...Read more

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Price: $125.00
Available from: Old Faithful Shop

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Certamente Salad Servers

Update: Remember these? Originally posted mid 2010, these salad servers are still available, they just needed an update to the current retailer and price. How often do you swoon over salad servers? Well, assign Konstantin Grcic the task of designing kitchen and table utensils and suddenly we're all hearing our hearts thump. Part of the Passami il Sale collection from Konstantin Grcic and Serafino Zani. Material: Stainless steel 26 cm x 8 cm....Read more

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Price: $69.00
Available from: arango

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SCRW Stool by Manuel Welsky

I'm easily charmed by industrial style stools with big chunky exposed screw threads, but what happens when the entire stool is a screw thread? The SCRW Stool consists of a solid cork stool mating with a steel base that height adjusts by simply turning it. SCRW Stool is handmade in Germany with about a month lead time, get in touch with Manuel for more ordering information. ...Read more

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Micro-Green Kits

If you're not incredibly gifted with gardening, these kits might be your sort of thing. The recycled steel box contains two full crops of seeds, a soilless growing medium, a bamboo lid, and, of course, directions. Your salad-ready, USDA-certified organic sprouts will be ready for harvesting in around 7-14 days. Not to encourage failure, but the container might be useful for other organizational purposes if you decide to put an ...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Hex Lamp

Brendan Ravenhill has yet another lighting option to add to our want lists. The Hex Lamp's shade is made from bent sheet metal and it spins and rotates to get light right where you want it. Functional and durable, it has a slight industrial feel, yet the modern shape lends itself to providing a nice sharp contrast to wherever it's placed. Designed by Brendan Ravenhill. Material: Steel, cloth cord Dimensions: 6.5" ...Read more

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Price: $400.00
Available from: shopHORNE

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Simply Glass sets

So, if you like slightly-tinted glassware, such as the Future Glass Set by Peter Svarrer, check out these glasses by Klaus Rath for Stelton. Plus, good news, they're slightly less expensive: the Tall Simply Glass set is $68* for set of 4 and the regular Simply Glass set is $45 for set of 4. Tall Simply Glass, $68 for set of 4 ~5.3" tall x 3" diameter. Simply Glass, $45 for set of 4. 3.25" tall x 3" diameter. Arrives in a ...Read more

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Price: $45.00 - 68.00
Available from: Plastica

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Minimalista Console Table

Here's another super minimal console table to consider. A stainless steel frame supports a walnut, graphite-on-oak, or honed stone top. There's not much else to get in the way visually, hence the 'minimalista' name tag. And, if the $449 price tag seems a tad too steep, don't forget the Gear Console ($249). Designed and manufactured by Blu Dot. Material: Stainless steel, with walnut, graphite-on-oak, or honed stone. 29"h x 52"w x 15.5"d...Read more

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Price: $449.00 - 549.00
Available from: 2modern

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Roberu Leather Pen Case

Ah, the eternal quest for a perfect pen case, doesn't it keep you up at night? Of course it does, because what else do you have to worry about? So, throw some money around and pick up one of these classic leather pen cases from Leather Factory Roberu. They'll do your writing instruments proud. Available in four colors. Made in Japan....Read more

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Price: $98.00
Available from: Kaufmann Mercantile

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Airport Runway Screenprints

Airports are essentially just another means of transportation, but the distance covered and time it takes to travel leaves deeper impressions on people than just a simple car or subway ride. We all have at least one airport that we hold dear to heart one way or another. Whether you have an emotional connection with one, or maybe you've got hometown pride for your favorite airport, these Airport Runway Screenprints ...Read more

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Price: $26.00
Available from: NOMO Shop

Source: Design Milk

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Friday Links

Hmm... what do you think about this? The Curator’s Code Architizer: ‘Street Furniture’ Reclaims Hamburg’s Streets for the Public (via mollyblock.tumblr.com) I had no idea there was a market for this: Couture Piano Cover What the... Euthanasia Coaster (via todayandtomorrow) Scientific American: You should rub honey on your everywhere via @brainpicker Here's a couple of modern (yet expensive, $320!) birdhouses: IMAKE STUDIO Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history ...Read more

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Scrabble Typography Edition

Oh my, now the diehards of the design set can have an aesthetically pleasing Scrabble game. Scrabble enthusiasts might find fault with aspects of the board (no colors?!), yet there's no argument that it's, well, pretty. The storage case, magnetized gameboard, and tiles are made of solid walnut. Now available for pre-order, expected to ship August 2012. Available: August 2012 Beautiful solid walnut storage case with drawer Six-panel solid walnut magnetized gameboard ...Read more

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Price: $199.00
Available from: Winning Solutions

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Plug, External Battery Backup

If your iPhone or iPad is continually short on battery life, pay attention. This "plug" charges your device without an electrical cable, so you can top up your battery on the go (or maybe keep it just for emergencies). It gives an iPhone 30% of battery capacity and fully charges an iPod to ~100%. Size 3.5" x 1.8" x 0.8" ...Read more

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Price: $28.00
Available from: Gessato

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ModKnobs Modern Door Knobs

"Down with lame door knobs" is the motto Mary & Jeff of ModKnobs go by. They couldn't find any suitable ones on the market when remodeling their home, so they decided to release their own line. Four styles are available — puck, matte, walnut, oak — in a handful of materials: vulcanized rubber, PaperStone (a pressed material made from recycled cardboard), and of course; walnut and oak. If you're going for sleek ...Read more

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Price: $95.00
Available from: ModKnobs

Source: Materialicious

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Park Lounge Chair & Ottoman

Is it perhaps time to focus on an investment piece for your lounge area, specifically, a lounge chair? While originally intended to protect the sitter from cold drafts and trap the heat from a fire, wing chairs are now excellent choices for when you need a little seclusion in a large open space. The Park Lounge Chair is a new take on the classic wing/wing-back chair and features a ...Read more

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Price: $3,174.00
Available from: hivemodern.com

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Chinoiserie Tray

Spring fever is now spreading fast and furious, and this tray might just fit the bill for adding some visual greenery in your home. Åry has been manufacturing birch wood trays in Sweden for over 50 years, and with Michael Angove's drawing as its decoration, it's a winner for sure. Made from single sheets of wood with no joins using only Scandinavian birch wood from renewable forests. Made in Sweden 43 × 33cm ...Read more

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Price: £25.95
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