Marmeria Modular Bookcase

See this small, sculptural piece of marble? It sits at just under 16" high, and could function as a shorter side table alongside your favorite chair. However, Italian architecture firm Studio Archea intended this piece, along with its three other siblings, to compose a larger, modular bookcase. Doing a little math, at $300 per piece, a bigger bookcase will require quite a few grand, so it's not for anyone on a tight ...Read more

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Price: $295.00
Available from: Wallpaper Store

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Bollard Lamp

Four lamps in one, really? Yes, it's true, the Bollard Lamp can be placed in four different ways around your home. Designer Shane Schneck planned the silicone Bollard Lamp to be used in various ways: it can drop down as a simple hanging pendant, you can angle it (hanging) as a spotlight, place it on a table or shelf on its side, or prop it up on its foot to ...Read more

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Price: $89.95
Available from: Horne

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Bandit Titanium Keychain Knife

See this tiny, very adorable pocket knife? It kicks ass, because it's the size of a standard house key when folded. That means you won't look like a lumberjack carrying it around (not that there's anything wrong with looking like a lumberjack); it's small enough to unobtrusively fit in your jean's coin pocket or attach to your keychain (or even a zipper!). So handy. -Small, compact and ultra-light. -Rounded smooth ...Read more

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Price: $36.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Sidera Chair

Do you see a little Eames influence in this side chair? Maybe it's the wood dowel legs, or maybe it's the molded plastic seat and back. In any case, the expanding crosshatch pattern places it firmly in today's world rather than amongst the mid century modern classics. You'll probably be pleasantly surprised at the price tag: $250. Not too bad for a stylish side or desk chair, right? Dimensions: 25"Wx23"Dx32.5"...Read more

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Price: $249.00
Available from: CB2

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Japanese Daily Calendar

Here, look, yet another perfectly decent calendar, and this time you might learn a little Japanese. What do you see on each page? The current date, of course, a full calendar of the current and previous month, weather predictions, and astrological symbols. You also get a reference key to interpret other details (moon phases and other numbers). Update: The calendar appears to have sold out, fyi (sad face). 10.25” x 15” x 0.75" ...Read more

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Price: $48.00
Available from: Best Made Co.

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Juno and Tara Bronze Hooks

How about some bronze hooks to organize any scarf/coat chaos in your entryway? Each hook was first made in ceramic, then cast by a small foundry. You get the feel of a handmade object with the heft and sturdiness of bronze. There's the Juno Hooks, which each have a slightly different shape but all are roughly the same size, the Tara Oval Hooks, which sizes vary more noticeably, and ...Read more

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Price: $88.00 each
Available from: Horne

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Alle Coffee Tables

Whaaaat the what. There's a tempting sale over at Hem; the Alle Coffee Tables are so very affordable at the moment you'd be silly not to grab a couple. Don't be too afraid of the red color, by the way, as it would provide a nice color contrast to an otherwise neutral interior. If that still makes you nervous, there's black, ivory, pale oak, light blue, gray, eggplant, and walnut- ...Read more

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Price: $149.00+
Available from: Hem

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Zig Zag Cutting Board Set

The Zig Zag Cutting Board Set does double duty; use the flat side as a cutting board or flip it around to use the zig zag side as a trivet or serving board. Plus, they'll stack and store neatly away when not in use. Both pieces are finished with a food safe, homemade all-natural mix of beeswax and oil (a small tin of the wood balm is included). Nice, huh? ...Read more

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Price: $110.00
Available from: Pat Kim Design

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Cube Calendar

Back to work... and back to keeping track of days and months and quarterly reports. Blah. How about a new calendar to keep on your desk? Philip Stroomberg's little Cube Calendar has hundreds of paperboard chips that you tear off to keep up track of the days. Quotes are included as well, so you'll have a little inspiration alongside your daily datekeeping. Made in the Netherlands. H 3" W 3" D 3" Also ...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: DWR

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Have fun, stay safe, etc. We'll be back on Monday with posts as usual. Shown above: Champagne Sabre, $112.45 $95.98 This sabre is meant to break off the neck of a champagne bottle. Good luck!...Read more

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Price: $95.98
Available from: Lumens

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Top Posts of 2015

Wrapping up 2015 takes us to the popular posts of the year. It's mystery how some items take off and get thousands of views and others languish by the roadside, but, hey, such is the way of individual tastes and internet sharing habits. So, onwards, to the top 5 posts shared and visited this year. 1. Food Huggers, $10.00+ 2. The Backyard House 3. Stick-lets 4. Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Stickers, $35.00 5. The Vipp Shelter ...Read more

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Ghost Vases

Show off those stems with either (or both) of these vases. Solid concrete paired with a wire frame makes the ideal receptacle for an interesting display of botanics. Magnets within the base keep the white frame stable, which makes eventual cleanup quick and easy. small ghost vase, $35.00 6cm diameter x 16cm high large ghost vase, $49.00 12cm diameter x 22cm high...Read more

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Price: $35.00 - 49.00
Available from: The MInimalist

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Hide and Park

Oh, looky what we have here: a coatrack with hidden hooks and a hidden ledge for storing away all sorts of miscellany. The best part is when you're not using it, there's no extraneous details to catch your eye- it's sleek and shows off the material of the wood. Chances are you'll utilize most, if not all, of the hooks underneath this season, but it's nice to know when you're ...Read more

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Price: $306.00 - 710.00
Available from: Suite NY

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Gfeller Document Case

Special documents deserve something more than just a plain folder; this Gfeller Document Case will keep important papers secure and protected, no matter your commute or journey. An iPad or 13" MacBook Air also fits into the hand-stitched case, should you prefer to use it as a case for a device instead. Manufacturer: Gfeller Casemakers -12.75” x 10.15" x 1.5” -Front snap closure -Hand-stitched with a waxed cord -Fits letter-size documents and 13" MacBook ...Read more

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Price: $325.00
Available from: Best Made Co.

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Life is Fantastic Tea Towel X David Shrigley

Isn't it though? This tea towel features an image by Scottish artist David Shrigley, and will perhaps remind you to appreciate where you are in life every time you dry your hands or dishes. Or, hey, you could even frame the thing as art, if you so desire. And, if you're not thinking your life is particularly fantastic, maybe now is a good time to assess what would make it ...Read more

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Price: $32.80
Available from: Third Drawer Down

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