Mukou Umbrella Stand

I know, it's not really the rainy season where most of us live, but it is somewhere in the world, so let's just say it's entirely appropriate to feature a very minimal umbrella stand right this very second. It's a half cylinder, so it will hug the wall and keep your entryway super sleek. Small spaces will love it. No tripping hazard, either, though you might not need that pointed ...Read more

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Price: AUD149.00
Available from: The Minimalist

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Pyramid Key Box

Are you often misplacing keys? Get the Pyramid Key Box and keep them there. Closed, the box has a sculptural surface of thirty small, birch pyramids. Open it up and you'll see six pegs for all your key rings, safely stored and organized. No more lost keys, hooray! Designed by Henrik Ilfeldt / Korridor Dimensions: 10.25” H x 8.5” W x 2.25” D Materials: Birch, MDF ...Read more

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Price: $72.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Friday Links

-A Strikingly Minimal Home Built in Less Than Six Months -Make it rain: UCLA unveils augmented reality teaching sandbox (via Δ S > 0) -A few tips on how to make your home feel better: How Home Design Supports Your Success -Are you sick of advice like this yet? 7 HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE ACHIEVED WORK-LIFE BALANCE -The Origami Robots -The best person who ever lived is an unknown Ukrainian man -Cool! (Literally) ...Read more

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Stockholm Sideboard

Few things manage to hit just the right note of elegant simplicity, but the Stockholm Sideboard by Mario Ruiz for Punt is perfectly pitched. Quality materials, fine detailing, and the absence of drawer pulls creates a minimal luxe look, while the elevated sides add an extra shelving space that will keep books and artifacts* safely placed. Something like this is surely customizable, yes? Of course. Choose between pale rose or ...Read more

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Price: $4,320.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Shapes Mirrors: Tall, Hexagon, Round

Agh! Shapes Mirrors! You've seen the Oblongs but what about the Tall Hexagon? And the Tall Round? And the Short Hexagon? It seems that there isn't just one retailer with all versions in stock, so listed below is who has what at the moment. Designed by Sylvain Willenz / HAY Shapes Mirror 1 - Short Round, $315.00 CAD Currently out of stock at Dwell, $225.00; The Modern Shop has it at $315.00 CAD. Shapes Mirror 2 ...Read more

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Price: $225.00 - 375.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Tubelor Grande Trash Bin

Why, yes, we have featured the Tubelor Grande Trash Bin before (back in 2013). But the Rosewood version is new, and can we just take a moment to appreciate how pretty it is? A pretty trash can- you certainly don't see one of those everyday. The design of the bin is made up of two parts: a decorative outer lid and the inner liner which holds the plastic bag. The result ...Read more

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Price: $53.00
Available from: Luminaire

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Kangaroo Light

Uh, who doesn't want a flexible, portable, interactive light? Because you might want to check out the Kangaroo Light before professing that your lighting needs are fulfilled. Control it wirelessly with your device via the app, and play around with moods and sound sensitivities and light alarms. Pretty fun, right? It could be a good nightlight for little ones, or even soft lighting for outdoor activities like camping. -Four pre-set ...Read more

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Price: $108.00 - 120.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Step Stool by Federico Gregorutti

Don't worry, I'm still on the quest for the perfect barstool- something simple and modern, yet not too terribly expensive*. The Step Stool by Federico Gregorutti might suit your needs, as it fits the requirements and has a handful of bright colors to choose from, though the blue/black option is my favorite (as usual). Materials: Pure ash stool made using high-tech processes. Dimensions: W 13.8" x L 13.8" Height: 25.6" or 29.5" *"not ...Read more

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Price: $448.00
Available from: MATTER

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Cinqpoints Badges

Less is more. Form follows function. Shout your beliefs from the rooftops or maybe just quietly wear a badge so those with similar tastes will know they're not alone. Maybe you'll even make a few more friends that believe in the Bauhaus or modern architecture. Wouldn't that be nice? Designer: Laurence Calafat Desinger/Maker: Cinqpoints Material: Metal Dimensions: 3.8 cm dia. Origin: France ...Read more

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Price: $6.00
Available from: Ode to Things

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Ostrich Travel Pillow

You might need this Ostrich Travel Pillow. Actually, let me rephrase that. You NEED THIS TRAVEL PILLOW. Sure, it looks a little neck-bracey, but it's going to change your life. Use it as a combined eye mask and head pillow during your commute or on a long journey, or, hell, even while you're at your desk. Naps can improve mood, alertness and performance, after all. The super soft cover contains ...Read more

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Price: $36.00 - 40.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Mini Cloud Cork Board

Do you remember when the BLTD logo had a cloud? If so, you might understand the soft spot I have for cloud-related merchandise. This set of 4 Mini Cloud Cork Boards would easily fit into a kid's room, home office, or anywhere that has a casual decor vibe. It'd be a good spot to keep special photos, notes, and other pinnable things. Color: White Product Dimensions: 6” W x 3.5” H x 0.4” D ...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Walker Shop

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Naturally Cooling Ceramic Wine Cooler

When you're drinking rosé or white wine, do you really want to deal with ice and buckets? Nope. Get yourself this Ceramic Wine Cooler from Magisso and then pat yourself on the back for making chilled drinks that much easier. Soak the cooler in cold water for just a few minutes, then let the natural evaporation process keep your bottle perfectly chilled for 2 to 4 hours, no ice necessary. A glazed ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Cube Collection from Tom Dixon

Strategic placement of these office tools will signal to the world that you mean business, as the heavy cube-like tools don't mess around. They're functional, of course, but they're also "stripped of superfluous details." Pretty serious, huh? But they're also copper plated, which bounces light around for fun reflections, so let's say they're serious and fun. "Crafted from a resilient zinc alloy, the Cube Collection is finished with a copper ...Read more

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Price: $85.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Lindsay Stead Collection Quilts

Modern interpretations of traditional quilt patterns are just one of those things that hit the perfect note between old and new, though sometimes the colors are a little too bright or the design just a tad too busy. You'll be happy to know the Collection Quilts by Lindsay Stead are quietly modern and refrain from any garish colors or designs. Each quilt is of heirloom quality, as they are hand ...Read more

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Price: CAD1,400.00
Available from: Lindsay Stead

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Ivy Muse Plant Stands

Plant stands! These will show off your prized plants perfectly well. Made by Ivy Muse in Melbourne, Australia, each stand is made from powder coated steel for a sleek finish. Given the variety of sizes, your pots are bound to fit, so start planning which of your green friends need a little extra height boost for optimal placement (and possibly more sunlight). Designed by Jacqui Vidal and Alana Langan of ...Read more

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Price: $130.00
Available from: Forage Modern Workshop

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