Tablo Tables

These tables have that soft minimal look that's often hard to find. The rounded wooden legs contrast nicely to the sharp edged plastic top, and you'll also be happy to hear the legs are easy to assemble for transport or storage. Available in large or small, black or white. Designer: Nicholai Wiig Hansen, 2011 Materials: Ash and Plastic Composite Small: 16.5" H x 19.5" Dia, $309.00 Large: 16.5" H x 31" Dia, $549.00 Updated price and link; ...Read more

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Price: $309.00 - 549.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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Hardiman Street Extension

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's got the most spatial tricks of them all? Not only is this extension by ODR architects in Melourne, Australia, superbly done (just take a look at the before picture), but they've also employed mirrors in various areas to increase visual space and light. Case in point, the kitchen backsplash and on walls- both of which trick the eye into seeing double the space. And, ...Read more

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Cylinder Shakers

You've seen these before, but now these salt and pepper shakers from Ladies & Gentlemen Studio have black and white high density food-safe plastic cores so you know which one's which. No messing around with extraneous design elements here- just the bare-bones cylinder will do, with a cork stopper plug to keep contents inside. Available in Copper, Brass, and Aluminum with a radial polish and protective coating to maintain shine. Sold ...Read more

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Price: $70.00
Available from: Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

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Malle W. Trousseau Kitchen Set

What in the world? $5,800! That's extraordinarily expensive for a set of kitchen tools, so you say. Yes, it is, but this set is the ultimate set, and you'll see why in a second. The Malle W. Trousseau is a collection of the very best utensils from around the world. Inspired by their daughter leaving home and needing her own kitchen items, French couple Isabelle Mathez and Frederic Winkler created this ...Read more

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Price: $5,800.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Flow Radio and Speaker

What is this odd, clear plastic box that looks like something familiar? Note the round speaker, and the dial on top.. that's right, it's a portable FM radio and amplifier, if you can believe it. The transparent casing enhances the minimalist design, with a light to indicate that the unit is turned on (green) or that the power is low (red flashing). Includes four AA batteries, or use an AC ...Read more

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Price: $85.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Night Sky Notebooks

Somehow I missed Field Note's Night Sky Edition, and now they're all sold out. Shoot. Good news, though, that Rare Device still has a few on hand for us to snap up. The 3-pack features French Construction Blacktop covers with constellations and asterisms in silver holographic foil. Hybrid Reticle Graph printed on Finch Opaque text paper inside. Dimensions: 3.5" x 5.5" Designer: Field Notes...Read more

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Price: $12.00
Available from: Rare Device

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Domestic Construction Rugs

Remember the Domestic Construction Rugs? Those digitally dyed nylon and rubber rugs that are machine washable and skid-resistant and look and feel sort of like a mousepad? Well, here they are again, and, just as a reminder, you can purchase them directly from Domestic Construction or from Plastica. My favorites shown below. Main image above: Daytripper, $98.00 - $198.00 Turtle Love Runner, $138.00 Greater Than, $98.00 - $198.00 Moon Dance, $98.00 - $198.00 ...Read more

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Price: $98.00 - 198.00
Available from: Domestic Construction

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Wud Walnut Platters

A bold border on a handcrafted black walnut platter? Yes, please. Furniture designer David Rasmussen creates several sizes of trays, plates and platters, as well as furniture, in Carbondale, Colorado. You may even customize the border and wood color if you order through his website (David Rasmussen). Or, if you fancy one of the platters above, head on over to CB2. wud green walnut platter. 18"Wx12"Dx.75"H wud blue ...Read more

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Price: $49.95
Available from: CB2

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Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier

What's with the recent resurgence of Mason Jars? Who knows. Those of you who tinker with electronics might scoff at the container, but, for those of us that aren't quite sure about circuit boards, we can marvel at this completely self-contained little speaker-in-a-jar-we-recognize. There's something so, well, friendly about it, and though it's small, it claims to have a pretty big sound. Hand assembled in Sunnyvale, CA, USA. Item ID: 24190 ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Friday Links

Tokyo Tower Gigapixel Panorama (via Phaidon) Love this/want this: Forebruary (via swissmiss) Here’s What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites Cute: Monster Skin Rug (via Design Crush) Kickstarter: eleMount Why Quantity Should be Your Priority You've no doubt heard about this via your normal news channel, but just in case: WORLD'S FIRST TEST-TUBE BURGER 4 Ways to Recycle Your Old Gadgets If you zoom in, you can see ...Read more

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White Faux Taxidermy

And you thought the taxidermy trend had passed. That's not the case, and it's all thanks to White Faux Taxidermy. As stated, the taxidermy is reassuringly faux, so you'll not be torn between your morals and your appreciation for one of nature's great creatures being mounted on your wall. Also, if hot pink and glitter are your favorite things, you're in luck as some of the pieces have those options. ...Read more

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Price: $104.99
Available from: White Faux Taxidermy

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Nesting Steel Shot Cups

It's not a bad idea to have steel shot cups. You could throw them at the wall, as Wintercheck suggests, or keep them pristine and be confident they'll last a lifetime. Each set comes with four cups and is dishwasher safe. Choose between Polished Nickel-Plated, Industrial Satin Nickel-Plated, and Slate Gray Teflon. -Stamped, curled, engraved and then crimped for stacking. -Made in Brooklyn, NY; Coated in Camden, NJ; Plated in ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Wintercheck Factory

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The Scrubba™ Wash Bag

So smart! If you travel often, you know how difficult it can be to pack light and keep your clothes clean, but, now, thanks to this wash bag, you'll be able to do your laundry quick as can be. Add water and a little detergent to the Scrubba bag with your dirty clothes, close the bag, and 'scrub' the bag back and forth. Hundreds of small nodules on the inside ...Read more

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Price: $64.95
Available from: The Scrubba Wash Bag

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Lillagunga Swing

Come on, North America retailers, get on board and add this swing to your stock. Lillagunga's swing is an updated version of the classic wooden swing, and with a patented mechanism for attaching the ropes and adjusting the height of the seat, it can grow and change with whoever the passenger might be. Seven different rope colors to choose from. "The swing is available in two wood materials, birch and ...Read more

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Price: €149.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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Spindle Side Table

Nice! This white powder coated steel table from SOBU is suitable for indoors or out. It obviously has a little Saarinen influence, but, happily, has a pretty affordable price tag. Also available in bronze (indoor only), where you're able to see the textured/patterned top. White, $125.00: Outdoor grade powder coated steel. Bronze, $145.00: Antique bronze-plated finish on mild steel. -Textured patterned top. -Weighted base for stability....Read more

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Price: $125.00
Available from: SOBU

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