Toto Storage Boxes

Toto Storage Boxes

Boxes, caddies, compartments, all these things help us organize the accoutrements necessary for our daily lives. The Toto Storage Boxes are pretty simple- they're composed of birch wood and metal handles/shelves. Choose the right size to fit your needs. Perhaps the larger is fit for the office or studio? Maybe the smaller sizes are appropriate to organize bathroom accessories, makeup or jewelry? Designer: Sung Wook Park -Stamped metal shelf ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Umbra

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The Butler

The Butler

Say hello to the Butler, a curved brass lamp with a hand turned oak tray. Clamp it on to a tabletop or shelf for an ideal spot to keep necessities- perhaps your keys, wallet or phone? It always helps to have just one area for important things; set it down in the same place every time and it'll be there when you go to get it (if you don't live ...Read more

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Price: $495.43
Available from: Studio 19

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Lake House: Models

Lake House: Models

For those of you that didn't read my post on Friday, I'm building a lake house here in Texas. This is an experiment in sharing, as we normally don't get too personal here on BLTD. However, for such a large project it'd be a shame to not share some of my lessons learned. So, on to the first building stage: concept. Initially we had thought we would buy a small ...Read more

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Habitables Nightstand

Habitables Nightstand

Who else makes a point to watch Etsy's stock price (for curiosity's sake) but forgets that there are several stand-out furniture makers selling their wares? Or just plain forgets to check Etsy for furniture in your time of need? Raise your hand, come on. Yeah, me too. Take a look at this bedside table from Habitables and tell me it's not a decent option. There are various color options (they ...Read more

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Price: $327.00 +
Available from: Habitables

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Colorplay Hourglasses

Colorplay Hourglasses

You would use one of these hourglasses for a) timing your meditation, b) making sure you do the right amount of pushups/sit-ups, c) making sure you don't spend too much time on social media, or d) tackling email. None of those sound very fun, do they? Let's add e) taking a break from work for a (timed) spontaneous dance party. Clear with Black Sand, 5 minutes, 3h x 1.4"diam, $6.00 Blue ...Read more

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Price: $$6.00 +
Available from: MoMA Store

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Friday Links

Friday Links

- An all White Attic - Graphic Designers, this is how you should charge your clients - Hmm. Male seahorse and human pregnancies remarkably alike - Incredibly woolly sheep- it needed help "relieving the beast of its life-threatening load" - Color(ed) Theory: Color, Race, and Space in Chicago’s South Side - Teensy tiny little horses - 4 Engineering Students have Developed a Device that Converts Sign Language into Voice and ...Read more

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Lake House

Lake House

If you've ever had the pleasure (and pain) of building a house from the ground up, you know it's a mixed bag. A great team of architects and builders helps you start out on the right foot, but no matter how experienced that team is- or seems to be- or how much research and preparation you do, there are still going to be issues that crop up. Those issues, mind ...Read more

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Hannah Desk

Hannah Desk

I bet you would write your best paragraph/email/novel on this desk. It's streamlined with subtle curves on its corners and two slim drawers underneath, which is just enough space for desk essentials... and absolutely no clutter. Let's hope any writing done on this desk mirrors its pared down, elegant aesthetic. -Solid American walnut -2 storage drawers -Tapered legs -Top surface color: Black Overall: 29.25" H x 49.25" W x 25.25" D ...Read more

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Price: $1,385.00
Available from: Dwell Studio

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MUJI Organizing Caddy

MUJI Organizing Caddy

Is MUJI a savior? When it comes to organizing, yes. Deliver yourself from chaos by adding one or two of these caddies underneath your kitchen or bathroom sink. Add another one for your office area, because you know there's always a few little things that need a home. The compartment dividers are removable, so adjust as necessary to fit your tools, toiletries, or drawing supplies. Size: 3.25h x 12.5w x 6"...Read more

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Price: $16.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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abcdna Spectrum Nesting Tables

abcdna Spectrum Nesting Tables

Need some brightness in your life? This set of steel nesting tables provide a spectrum of intense hues that's sure to pop amongst your other things. Available in Red, Blue, or Yellow. (Also, don't be too bummed about the numbers in the price tag- keep in mind you're getting three powder-coated steel tables, not one.) Small 10"w x 10"d x 16"h Medium 12"w x 12"d x 18"h Large 14"w x 14"...Read more

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Price: $995.00
Available from: abc Home

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Booksleeve by BFGF

Booksleeve by BFGF

Maybe you like your books and magazines rumpled with their corners bent from being stuffed haphazardly in your bag, but for the rest of us there's the Booksleeve by BFGF. Made of hand-painted cotton canvas, each pouch has simple illustrations by Lilian Martinez that are sure to catch the interest of anyone interesting whenever you pull it from your bag. Who's that person, they'll ask themselves, and where did they ...Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: BOOK/SHOP

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Christian Woo Stool Series

Christian Woo Stool Series

Serious and square, this solid walnut stool by Christian Woo does not mess around. There will be no leaning back or jostling around, thank you very much, because if one of these stools should happen to fall over with you on it, you'll probably be hurt. The 1.75" thick hardwood is hand-joined into a rigid form, with a large classic mortise joint as the foot rest. Available in solid Black American ...Read more

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Price: $1,050.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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WM Lounge Chair

WM Lounge Chair

Fond of wire grids when it comes to seating (Bertoia, anyone?)? Well, take a look at Menu's WM Lounge Chair. The light wire frame has an airy appearance, and the generous back means there's plenty of room for a cushy throw pillow or blanket. Also available in a smaller dining chair, WM String Dining Chair ($249.00). Designer: Studio WM Vendor: Menu ...Read more

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Price: $275.00
Available from: Leibal

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Rayleigh Table Lamp

Rayleigh Table Lamp

This lamp is crazy pretty. Turn it on, and you see a spectrum of neon hues refracted by several prisms. Turn it off, and you have a sculptural piece that quietly shimmers as light moves around it. Made from optical grade dichroic glass and a 3W LED bulb (bonus: energy savings). Designed by Sean Augustine March -12"l x 6"w -Dichroic glass -3W LED bulb -10'l white cotton ...Read more

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Price: $1,600.00
Available from: ABC Home

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Hasami Porcelain Collection

Hasami Porcelain Collection

Yes, you have seen this set of dinnerware by Takuhiro Shinomoto and Hasami before. Considering the beauty and function, it's only right for another place in the spotlight, and this time the link is directly to the designer's shop (as is only fitting). The unglazed porcelain of the Hasami bowls, mugs and plates provides a rich, textural feel against the oak lids. All the dishes and lids stack on top ...Read more

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Price: $10.00+
Available from: Tortoise General Store

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