Flip and Tumble Tote Bag

This sturdy bag is made entirely from 100% recycled-plastic bottles. I keep it in my daily commuting bag and it's great for unexpected trips to the market. Folds flat, and when open measures 12.5" wide, 15" tall, with a 4.5" gusset and features a flat plastic bottom. -Comes in 6 fun color combinations -Machine wash/Hang to dry. ...Read more

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Price: $24.00
Available from: Flip and Tumble

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Stop Marble Bookend

File this under things that you definitely don't need but want anyways. The Stop Marble Bookend is just what it says it is: a marble bookend. Squared off, the white Carrara or black Marquina marble bookend will solidly hold your books in place with its weight while showcasing the natural beauty of stone. And, if you're thinking you could source something similar from your local stone supplier, best of luck ...Read more

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Price: $79.00 - 131.00
Available from: Luminaire

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Georg Console Table and Stool

Small spaces can be tricky, but choose a few furnishings that work in multiple ways and you'll be as happy as a clam. Take this Georg Console and Stool by Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm, for instance. The minimal, raw oak console would work in entryway as landing pad for keys and mail or in a living or bedroom area as an extra workspace. With only a 12.75" depth, it could tuck ...Read more

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Price: $254.15 - 509.15
Available from: DWR

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Lacquer Lid Boxes

If there's a handful of small, necessary stuff lying about, you might want to get a couple of these Lacquer Lid Boxes. They've got a clean look with an affordable price tag, and they'd go a long way to tidying up whatever surface that is currently covered in that stuff you need at hand. Ash veneer plus a peach or blue lacquered top would fit in wherever you need them: ...Read more

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Price: $24.95 - 34.95
Available from: CB2

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Pyramid and Ring Shape Mirrors

Yes, you're right, you have seen some of Bower Studio's Shape Mirrors featured on BLTD before. However, don't you worry, I'm going to alert you to new designs just as soon as I know about them, because I know you probably are extremely fond of them, even if you can't quite afford one (yet). Pyramid Mirror, $1,000.00 Ring Mirror, $1,800.00 ...Read more

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Price: $1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Available from: MATTER

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NeoLucida Drawing Aid

If you've ever said you can't draw, then you need this thingamajig. The NeoLucida Drawing Aid is a portable camera lucida and it utilizes a prism to project a desired image onto a piece of paper for tracing. This saves time, of course, as it helps you get the drawing right the first time around. Created by Pablo Garcia and Golan Levin, the NeoLucida is adjustable, compact enough to fit ...Read more

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Price: $48.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Laundry Basket by Lorenzo Petrantoni for Seletti

Few people would say doing laundry is fun, so if there's any opportunity to make it more visually appealing, then we might as well take advantage of it. This particular Laundry Basket by Lorenzo Petrantoni for Seletti might help you not hate laundry day as much, thanks to its nicely balanced old-world graphic on a natural cotton basket/bag shell. A drawstring top with cord closure and rope handles finish ...Read more

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Price: $89.00
Available from: GSelect

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Hot/Cold Carafe

This handy Hot/Cold Carafe holds two stacking cups for easy transport from the kitchen to patio. Hand-cast stoneware will insulate beverages appropriately, so use it in the summer for lemonade and iced tea and in the winter for cocoa or coffee. The silicone bands at the help you keep a firm grip while pouring. Available in Clay or Red. Designer: Umbra Shift Materials: Stoneware, silicone Hand wash only Set: 14" ...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Hoop Brushes

It pains me to put these handmade Hoop Brushes by Fredericks & Mae into the cleaning category, but I think it would be too pretentious to classify them as strictly art. Now, if I owned one or two or three of these, I would be tempted to clean with them (maybe occasionally for spots with dust) and display them as art somehow, but you're the master of your own domain. What ...Read more

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Price: $64.00 - 180.00
Available from: Fredericks & Mae

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Totem Stools

The Totem Stool has a pyramid shaped notch in its side that allows you a little bit of versatility. Stack them up for a sort of sculpture or storage solution, or maybe even utilize the pyramid notch for a temporary book rest. They're lightweight and durable, and should you want them to stay put on a deck or patio, simply fill them with sand or water. Reg. $210.00 AUD. Sale: $130.00 AUD ...Read more

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Price: AUD130.00
Available from: Anaesthetic Design

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Akiko Petanque Bocce Game Set

Pétanque, Bocce, Boule, whatever you decide to call it, any variation is a great lawn game for these last few days of summer. Six chrome boule balls and a target ball are all packaged in a teak box for storing and carrying the game. And what do you do? Throw the small target ball out into the lawn, then take turns trying to get your chrome boule/bocce balls ...Read more

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Price: $199.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Nest Office Caddy

Hmm, this little office caddy has caught my eye with its simple compartments for those small(ish) desk essentials. However, it's not just for paperclips and rubber bands; stack a few for extra storage or use the steel frame as a stand for your phone or tablet. The frame may also be used as a handle if you tend to move around your home or office to work. Designer: Umbra ...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Reso Armchair, Set of 2

If you're very fond of the Bend Farmhouse, Bunny Lounge, or the Bertoia Side Chair, but find their price tags just a tad too high, you should add in the Reso as an alternative. The Reso Armchair is made of powder-coated steel that form a fanned back and straight seat slats. It may not have the same recognition of the previously mentioned chairs, but it is sold in sets of ...Read more

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Price: $395.00- 495.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Sphelar® Solar Flashlight

This flashlight utilizes micro-spherical solar cells to harness the sun's power. Micro-what? Mirco-spherical solar cells. They're tiny orbs that capture sunlight from all directions, which means a lot of light is absorbed. The Sphelar® Solar Flashlight will provide you with up to four hours of LED light, all powered by the sun. A wooden base is included for stability while charging. Made in Japan Size: 3.25h x 1"dIAM. Materials: Wood, ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Friday Links

For you or your favorite kiddos: Complete the bodies of each animal in this Animal Drawing Notebook (3€ will be donated to the WWF). Or, Connect the Dots and Become the Artist! No. 009: Grey Thumb: concrete cacti Shop local art via a map: Global Yodel @WtfRenaissance via buzzfeed Cute! Alphabet Pillows Laurent Chehere’s Flying Houses (via honestlywtf) Perfect, tiny cabins: The Bothy Project   Have fun this weekend!...Read more

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