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Friday Links
Oh, what beauty: Shade-lit If you're in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 26, go to this: PRECOGNITO/INCOGNITO 2014 The 'Shelfie' 'Sleep startup' Casper dreams of overturning the mattress racket 'Ghostbusters' fan art Plant Stamps: stickers that grow into plants Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas   Have a fantastic weekend....Read more

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T.J. Wilcox In the Air Silk Scarf

T.J. Wilcox In the Air Silk Scarf
If you pay attention to the art world, you might have heard of T.J. Wilcox and his panoramic film installation In the Air, 2013, at the Whitney Museum of American Art. If you haven't, don't worry, as that's not a prerequisite to purchase a still printed on this 100% silk scarf you see above. However, do feel free to dazzle anyone who appreciates the scarf with your knowledge of the...Read more

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Price: $125.00
Available from: Whitney Shop

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Acapulco Multi Lounge Chair

Acapulco Multi Lounge Chair
Open the windows, get outside, you know the drill. Spring has sprung and now's the time to enjoy the weather. This colorful Acapulco Lounge Chair is $229, and will prove to everyone that you're not afraid of pink, aqua, and orange used in the same piece of furniture. Black powdercoated steel tube frame, PVC cord 30.5"Wx35.5"Dx37"H...Read more

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Price: $229.00
Available from: CB2

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Nathalie Du Pasquier Cushions

Nathalie Du Pasquier Cushions
Normally, one would tend to stay away from overly bright colors and busy patterns in interior settings to avoid looking too crazy, but that's all forgotten once one sees the printed cushions by Nathalie Du Pasquier. Yes, the patterns are bright and busy, and that's exactly their appeal- they just make sense. Shown above: 'penta' (57x35cm) and 'memory'(50x50cm) Designer: Nathalie Du Pasquier / Hay 'cells'(50x50cm) and 'ice' (57x35cm)...Read more

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Price: $72.50 - 90.00
Available from: AmbienteDirect

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Stanley 3 Pendant

Stanley 3 Pendant
The nice thing about this Stanley 3 Pendant, other than the fact that it's hand-spun in Birmingham and made of solid polished copper, is that it's not immediately recognizable. Often certain pieces of certain designers will be used so much that you tend to get sick of it. So, no matter how wonderful a light fixture is upon its initial release, after seeing it twenty times in twenty different spaces,...Read more

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Price: $595.00 - 835.00
Available from: HORNE

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Hub Floor Mirror

Hub Floor Mirror
If you walk out of the door in the morning with your shirt buttoned wrong, you need a floor-length mirror. Luckily, this rubber-rimmed mirror designed by Jordan Murphy and Matt Carr can be placed anywhere thanks to its wooden easel stand, which has a ladder-like back for hanging coats/clothes, accessories, or even towels, if it's in or near a bathroom. Also, there's a 36" diameter wall mirror with the same...Read more

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Price: $300.00
Available from: Umbra

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Hay & Scholten & Baijings’ Paper Carpet

Hay & Scholten & Baijings’ Paper Carpet
Paper carpets? Indeed. Made of woven paper thread with a non-slip rubber backing, these carpets designed by Scholten & Baijings feature various soft and strong color pairings that would brighten up any entryway or hallway. Oh, and they're water and stain repellent, so you won't have to worry about dirty shoes or rain boots. SIZE: 31" w x 78" DETAILS: Water and stain repellent Spot clean with damp cloth Rubber-coated...Read more

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Price: $200.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Stellé Audio Bluetooth Speaker by DwellStudio

Stellé Audio Bluetooth Speaker by DwellStudio
What in the world is this thing, you ask? Well, put on a decorator's/designer's hat and admit that some speakers are not very pleasing to the eye, and, in fact, a bit of an eyesore at times. If you'd rather a speaker blend in amongst your other items in a bookcase or tabletop milieu, then take a look at the Stellé Audio Bluetooth Speaker by DwellStudio. Maybe it's not perfect...Read more

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Price: $399.00
Available from: Stellé Audio Bluetooth Speaker by DwellStudio" target="_blank">DwellStudio

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Kaufmann Mercantile Gift Card

Kaufmann Mercantile Gift Card
What?! You haven't signed up yet to win a gift card ($100) from Kaufmann Mercantile? Time is running out, so get to it. Sign up for emails from both BLTD and Kaufmann Mercantile and you'll be entered to win $100 towards many a great things from the Kaufmann Mercantile shop (or just one special thing). Today's the last day, so sign up now and then keep your fingers crossed... after...Read more

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Triangle Mirrors

Triangle Mirrors
As is often the case, the question isn't 'why do I need a triangle mirror', the question is 'why don't I need a triangle mirror'. After all, you like geometry and you're decent to look at, right? Hang one (or several) on a wall, or place on any surface for a freestanding reflection. Designed and made by Marvin Freitas. 2 3/4" solid maple or cherry frame. xsmall:6", $75.00 small:12", $100.00...Read more

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Price: $75.00 - 150.00
Available from: Marvin Freitas

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Windsor Chair by Chris Specce

Windsor Chair by Chris Specce
Looking for a modern take on the traditional Windsor chair? Don't rule out this version designed by Chris Specce, as it takes the quintessential form and eliminates any overly ornate details for a clean and modern look. It's sturdy, so it'll stand up to the bumps and scrapes of a high traffic dining room, and the bolder color options further set it apart from its stuffier predecessor. Available in bleached,...Read more

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Price: $625.00
Available from: YLiving

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Reclaimed Wood Plug-In Planter

Reclaimed Wood Plug-In Planter
A reclaimed planter box, so what? As the 'Plug-In' part of the title might have clued you in, this planter box houses a hydroponic, self-watering system. Designed by Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows, the reclaimed wood box hides the mechanism that allows for different watering settings based on plant type to ensure proper nutrient intake, allowing you to grow your plants without your kitchen looking like a science laboratory- not...Read more

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Price: $159.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Oak Naomi Side Table

Oak Naomi Side Table
As is often the case, simple and well made items can carry a heftier price tag, so don't be too surprised that the Oak Naomi Side Table isn't cheap. This solid oak wood side table incorporates a storage spot for magazines and newspapers and has classically minimalist vibes coming out of its metaphorical nose. It's a no-brainer if it fits your budget. From Belgian design house Ethnicraft. Measures: 23.2" W...Read more

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Price: $600.00
Available from: Lekker Home

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Ori Salt & Pepper Grinder

Ori Salt & Pepper Grinder
More geometry, and this time it's for your tabletop (and tastebuds?). The Ori Salt and Pepper Mills feature ceramic mechanisms that grind pepper, salt, and other spices, all housed within a a pentagonal column. The smaller top portion is for turning, and the larger bottom part for gripping. A matt finish gives an easy and comfortable grip. Designed by Anderssen & Voll for Hay Dimensions: 7" H x 2" Dia....Read more

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Price: $35.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Friday Links

Friday Links
The Reinvention of Minimalism and Freunde von Freunden: Joseph Dirand permanent retweet Camilla Barnard’s wonderfully quirky East London studio Two AI Chatbots Talk to Each Other Kids React to Walkmans The World's Fair Turns 50: See What Everyone Thought 2014 Would Look Like Cerro Negro: Surf Down a Volcano   Enjoy the weekend!...Read more

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