Machine Era Bottle Opener

This bottle opener by Adam Hogsett has weight and durability on its side. Manually machined from cold formed steel, it'll withstand far more bottles than you'll ever consume... just be careful not to drop it on your toes. Designed by Adam Hogsett -manually machined from cold formed steel -finish is a fun barrel black patina -strap is sewn oil-tanned leather Dimensions: 3/4" tall, 3 3/16" long, 3/8" thick Updated price and link; originally from ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Machine Era

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Duo Server

How to keep your cheese visually separated from your baguette and/or crackers? By reminding your family/guests that the cheese stays on the marble circle dammit(!). But you're not obsessive compulsive, are you, so you wouldn't say something like that and you surely wouldn't mind a few crumbs encroaching upon your beloved cheese... right? Especially when the pairing of a solid walnut cutting board looks so nice against a ...Read more

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Price: $180.00
Available from: Leibal

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Postalco Wall Calendar 2016

Back at your desk (or device) so soon after the holidays? Yeah, me too, so just one post today. You might as well gear up for 2016 with a new calendar, right? Postalco's wall calendar shows every day for every month in 2016, so you can get a view of the whole year all at once. Paper is made in Japan. A KM exclusive. Size: 22 ½ inches x 18 inches (57 cm x 46 cm) Material: ...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Kaufmann Mercantile

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to you and yours! Have a superb break with lots of fun and/or rest (whichever you need the most). We'll return next week with posts as usual. Cardboard Holly Wreath, $32.00 21" dia., 4" depth...Read more

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Kris Bernard Wish List 2016

Last to share her wish list is BLTD's co-founder, Kris Bernard. Thanks, Kris, for sharing your list! 1. Procrastinator Patch, $5.00 2. Modern Minimalist Brass Necklace , $40.00 3. Moment Blank Notebook, $18.00 4. SIGG Mini Aluminum Snack Box - Aluminum, $31.09 5. Kingston Digital 128GB Data Traveler SE9 G2 USB 3.0, $46.96 6. Think Twice Money Wallet, $19.00 7. Thank You Rubber Stamp, $19.50 8. geometric concrete knobs, $16.68...Read more

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Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams Wish List 2016

The next holiday wish list is from Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams via Wintercheck Factory. Thanks to both of you for sharing your lists! 1. Fabri Candied Amarena Cherries, $59.95 2. Pilot Pack Black, $150.00 3. CountyComm A/B Cache, $18.95 4. A fat suit but really warm: Boys’ Duck Lined Bib Overall, $65.99 5. Smells like a wet old thesaurus: CB I Hate Purfume: In the Library, $100.00 6. Booze: Green Chartreuse 7. Sweater is next level. Guys at MAAS & ...Read more

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Modern Art Kitchen Towel by Craig Damrauer

Oh, how we love a good kitchen towel with a witty statement. Craig Damrauer succinctly sums up the perfect response to anyone sneering at modern art. Prefer a mug? No problem. There's also a version for your favorite cook that's worth a look- especially for a gift. by Craig Damrauer screen-print on dyed linen/cotton blend 18 x 28 inches open edition Kitchen Towel (Chef) by Craig Damrauer, $50.00 Modern Art and Chef ...Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: Artware Editions

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Klein Reid Brass top

This is a sort of gift for someone who has everything. It's a toy, so it's hard not to spin it around, and it's beautiful, so even when not in use, it's a lovely little thing to look upon. Precisely turned, hand-polished and signed, each top is gift boxed with with chamois and care and spinning instructions. Handmade in USA. 3" tall. Also available directly from Klein Reid. ...Read more

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Price: $138.00
Available from: bird

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Gregory Buntain Wish List 2016

Next up to share his wish list is Gregory Buntain from Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory! 1. Walnut Duster by Pat Kim, $30.00 2. Micropave Curved Line Earrings, $621.00 3. Lace Candle by Andrej Urem, $40.00 4. Saipua Soap: Vetiver with French Green Clay, $18.00 5. Celestial Bowls by Helen Levi 6. Copper Hemispheres, $80.00 7. Bandsaw Blade Steak Knife, $65.00 8. Hand-carved Osage Kitchen Tongs, $95.00 9. Stone Candle Sconce, $280.00 10. Napa Cabbage Planter by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $64.00...Read more

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Music Box

If you've not already purchased a Mozartkugel Music Box, then do be sure to consider this other option from Adam + Harborth. It's a square music box that plays “The Blue Danube” by Johannes Strauss II. Think of it as the perfect gift for someone who has everything- except a modern music box, of course. Updated price and link; originally from our archives (posted Dec 18, 2014)....Read more

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Price: $95.00
Available from: Plastica

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Turrialba Volcano Silk Scarf

So effing pretty, it's tempting to buy one for yourself rather than a loved one. Maybe you can do both, as some of these lovely scarves from Slow Factory are on sale. All are 100% silk, made in Italy. Turrialba Volcano Silk Scarf, Medium, $175.00 $140.00 54" Silk Square Ellesmere Island Silk Bracelet, $65.00 $52.00 100% Silk Heavy Twill ($5 will be donated to WWF's initiatives to preserve our oceans, fresh water and forests.)...Read more

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Price: $52.00 +
Available from: Slow Factory

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Dandelight by Studio Drift

This is another wonderful sort of object we featured years ago (2008) and now deserves an update. Lonneke Gordijn of Studio Drift first started gluing dandelion seeds to LEDs a decade ago, and I think it's now safe to say that the Dandelight is now somewhat of a design classic, made all the more certain by the MoMA Store offering it up for sale. Plus, right now, MoMA is offering free ...Read more

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Price: $140.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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The Possibilities Kit

Let your inner MacGyver out with the Possibilities Kit. Your brain power combined with a set of basic tools is all you'll need to solve small setbacks. The kit includes a small pry bar, a Phillips and Flathead screw key, 2 runt clips, 2 aviation cable key rings, one S-biner, 5 key maintenance rings, and a waterproof delrin capsule, all stored within a black tin case. Keep one in your vehicle, bag, and/...Read more

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Price: $75.00
Available from: Best Made Co.

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True Colors Vase Collection

So pretty... any one of these vases will get you out of a pinch when it comes to selecting a gift. Dutch designer Lex Pott has made each vase from a different metal, with each cylinder shape showcasing both an oxidized and a highly polished finish. This contrast of organic patina and polished metal makes for a spectacular-yet-subtle statement. by &Tradition & Lex Pott Oxidation is a natural process, each vase ...Read more

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Price: $130.00 - 395.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Tré Wee Wish List 2015

Tré Wee, CEO & Co-founder of The Loppist, is next in line to share his wish list. Thank you, Tré, for such a varied list! From Tré: 1. ​A​n exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide, $16.49 2. Artfully blends precision engineering with immaculate design: u-JAYS On-ear Headphones, $230.00 3. ...Read more

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