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Magnet Tacks, Set of 3

Magnet Tacks, Set of 3
Sometimes the simplest innovations have the biggest impact. Imagine the possibilities for storing your favorite (magnetic) things with these magnet tacks. Don't worry, they're strong enough for keys, pens, etc. You'd double the function of any bulletin board, for sure, or maybe scatter a few around on a regular wall to float odd-but-necessary things en masse. Designer: Hironao Tsuboi...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Emmo Home

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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend
Here's hoping you'll make the most of the holiday weekend, and fingers crossed that the weather participates with any out-of-doors plans. If you're fond of grilling in the open air, be sure to check out the Mon Oncle Barbecue by RS Barcelona, shown above and below. It's portable (note the briefcase carrying handle) and provides a large surface for all your foodstuffs. Might be a good choice for future patio/picnic/beach...Read more

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Price: $375.00
Available from: 2Modern

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Airvase Message Card

Airvase Message Card
What's better than a handwritten card? A handwritten vase. Huh? Well, rather, a handwritten message on an Airvase. Designed by Torafu Architects, each Airvase arrives as a flat, brightly colored paper disk that you shape into a bowl or vase. This gift card version has the option of adding your own note so that the recipient may sculpt your message into a 3D form, perhaps to be enjoyed long after...Read more

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Price: $9.00
Available from: Cooper Hewitt Shop

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3.14 White Bookcase

3.14 White Bookcase
Well, looky here, this 3.14 White Bookcase ticks off the right boxes. Hight-gloss white? That'll fit into almost any interior scheme. Can it float in a room? Yep, it could act as a room divider. Would you be able to line a couple up for a big bookcase wall? Yes, indeed. Anti-tip hardware? You betcha. What about levelers for wonky floors? Yep, and, it's just under the $500 price point....Read more

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Price: $499.00
Available from: CB2

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Touchscreen Mist Cleaner

Touchscreen Mist Cleaner
Your devices' screens are gross. Who knows what bacteria and 'schmutz' are lurking upon their smudgy surfaces? If you had one of these AM Touchscreen Mist Cleaners, you could clean them right up. Spray the mist, and then use the microfiber cloth-clad bar to wipe off all the smudges. Ta-da! A clean screen. Yes, you could buy or make your own alcohol-free cleaner, and sure, you have plenty of microfiber...Read more

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Price: $13.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Copper Photo Bar Picture Hanger

Copper Photo Bar Picture Hanger
What ever will you do with all the photographs from your Impossible Instant Lab? You'll put them on this Copper Photo Bar Picture Hanger, that's what. Yield Design Co. made this picture hanger so that it's easy to switch out photos and prints; 6 magnets keep items secure when on display. There's also vertical option available to preorder directly from Yield Design Co.: Photo Ladder, $54 (shown below). Includes 6...Read more

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Price: $28.00
Available from: Dwell

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Hay Pool Towels

Hay Pool Towels
You guessed it, Scholten and Baijings are back again, this time with towels to make sure your design sensibility is not offended while you're poolside. After all, you wouldn't want to be caught lounging/swimming without a fun, color blocked, 100% cotton towel made by one of our favorite dynamic duos, would you? No? I didn't think so. 100% cotton. L 55" W 27.75"...Read more

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Price: $34.00
Available from: DWR

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Impossible Instant Lab

Impossible Instant Lab
Just one more thing today from the Kickstarter at MoMA collection, I promise. The Impossible Instant Lab is now available, and you've got better self restraint than most of us if you can resist the temptation of having your own photo lab at your fingertips. Here's how it works: select a picture from your device using the Instant Lab iOS App, place it on the Instant Lab, and wait a...Read more

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Price: $199.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Lisboa Chairs

Lisboa Chairs
Stackable polypropylene chairs might seem more appropriate for restaurant/cafe settings, but they can work just as well for your home, especially if you need a durable seating option that works indoors or out. The Lisboa chair is lightweight and can be stacked up to six high for storage, in either the side or armchair version. And, good news, DWR's Annual Outdoor Sale means you'll save 15% through May 27th. Note...Read more

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Price: $102.00 - 119.00
Available from: DWR

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Gigs 2 Go USB Flash Drive

Gigs 2 Go USB Flash Drive
MoMA Store + Kickstarter = empty wallet. MoMA is showcasing a few select projects, one of which is the Gigs 2 Go USB Flash Drive. The palm-sized collection is comprised of four tear-away thumb drives (8 gigabytes each) made from recycled paper pulp. So, when you need to transfer files quick and easy, and don't want to mess with cloud storage, you'll have a flash drive on hand. Write a...Read more

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Price: $35.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Constellations Napkin Set

Constellations Napkin Set
I consider it my duty to inform you of any and all items with constellations as decoration, as long as they are decent and/or notable, so, of course, you have to see this napkin set. Napkins are an excellent alternative to your sleeve for keeping your face and hands clean while eating, and I would suggest adding a set to your tabletop if you've not already. Your guests will approve...Read more

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Price: $48.00
Available from: LEIF shop

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Maia Table

Maia Table
You might not like the price tag, but you certainly will like how this side table can also be used as a step stool. No more dangerous episodes of precariously balancing on an inappropriate surface to reach a book, and no more apologies of not having that one extra seat for a surprise guest. Plus, take a look at the joints: it's clear that this is built to stand the...Read more

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Price: $775.00
Available from: Molecule

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Friday Links

Friday Links
Apiarium hive for urban beekeepers MoMA Design Store Presents Products Brought to Life by Kickstarter The Mini Book of Major Events Muppet Microscopy! What the heck is gluten? What tears look like under a microscope How to make a cardboard Kaleidoscope   That's all I have for now. Have a great weekend....Read more

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Maple iPad Sleeve by Grovemade

Maple iPad Sleeve by Grovemade
Geometric wood veneer and premium German wool lining sounds like the right ingredients for a cool iPad sleeve, don't they? Add in a leather and brass pull strap (no grabbing/tugging required) and you've got our attention. Choose between Eastern hardrock maple or Oregon black walnut. Will they have the right size for your precious device? If you have an iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini with Retina Display, and/or 13"...Read more

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Price: $79.00 - 89.00
Available from: Grovemade

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a frame picnic table

a frame picnic table
Picnics! Thank goodness that the weather is nice enough to enjoy a meal out-of-doors, and this a frame picnic table will keep things semi-civilized with a tabletop for your feast and built-in benches for your collective rear ends. Weather-resistant powder coated aluminum ensures longevity, but don't think it only has to live outside. You could move it indoors should you need an extra table for holiday gatherings, or maybe it...Read more

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Price: $799.00
Available from: CB2

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