Wall Pockets

Need a small container or two to hold those odds and ends? Check out these powdercoated, geometric Wall Pockets. They'd work well in the entryway for keys and mail or around your workspace to catch pens, pencils, and other supplies. And, yes, it'd be better if the mounting hardware wasn't visible, but remember, each pocket is $9. -Wall mounts; holds small objects -Mounting hardware included 5.5"Wx5"Dx8"H...Read more

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Price: $8.95
Available from: CB2

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Tor Side Table

A handle on a side table just makes sense. After all, you have favorite spots around the house where you could use an extra surface to set a hot cup, or one of your various gadgets, and you don't necessarily want dozens of tables cluttering up your minimal vibe, right? The Tor Side Table has a raised edge to prevent items sliding off easily and is made of powder coated ...Read more

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Price: $210.00
Available from: hivemodern.com

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Postalco Wall Calendar

Another calendar for your consideration... and yes, we featured it last year, but you could probably use a reminder, right? Postalco's wall calendar has the year laid out in a list format, making "elusive time visible," as they say. There's space next to each day to notate important events with extra room at the bottom for reminders, plans, or ideas. "Postalco makes its products entirely in Japan. The paper is ...Read more

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Price: $19.00
Available from: Kaufmann-Mercantile

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Bare Bones Domino Set

Dominoes, anyone? Yeah, yeah, I know you're hard at work now that the holidays are well and truly over, but that doesn't mean you can't still look forward to your down time, where you'll hopefully be playing games with friends and loved ones rather than staring at a wall wondering where it all went wrong. The classic “double 6” domino set has been re-designed by The Principals (in collaboration with lifestyle ...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: The Principals

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Friday Links

Due to holiday laziness, my list of links this week is small: 3Doodler: the world's first 3D printing pen, $99. Conflict Strategies for Nice People Quotes on Design What Will 2014 Bring? What the what. Kanye West-inspired currency 'to launch soon' Enjoy your weekend. ...Read more

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Misfit Shine

If you're the type that enjoys tracking your movement and activities, you'll want to know about the Misfit Shine. There's a lot of fitness trackers to choose from nowadays, and the Shine stands apart for its size (slightly larger than a quarter), ease of use, no charging needed (it has a battery), and overall pleasing visage. It's also water-resistant up to 50 meters- perfect for those swimmers among us. The magnetic ...Read more

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Price: $119.95
Availability: Buy Misfit Shine here

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Hangman Task Lamp

When a modern lamp has a USB port and costs $150, it's worth a look. Designed by Studio 1A.M and sold by CB2, this little task light has an inset panel of LEDs for a warm glow and a red woven cord and switch for a primary pop of contrast. Dimensions: 7.5"Wx13"Dx15"H Designed by Studio 1A.M. -White oak with warm midtone finish -LED lights -USB phone charging ...Read more

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Price: $149.00
Available from: CB2

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Can Vase

I'm a little in love with this simple vase. It has a series of interchangeable caps that complement the simple receptacle, giving you various options to display your floral arrangements. Or maybe you'd prefer just a vase caps to add to any glass you currently have for a quick modern update? Several designs are available. -Handmade of brass 14 x 10 cm ...Read more

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Price: €110.00
Available from: WSAKE

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Incase Campus Backpack

Need a gear upgrade? Backpacks aren't just for school kids, and Incase proves the point with its Campus design. Now, if you don't mind a pinky-clay color, it's on sale over at The Ghostly Store ($34.95!), but if you'd prefer another color ($79.95), take a look over at Incase for the full collection. "The Campus Backpack is a full size bag accommodating up to a 15" Macbook Pro, with two primary compartments and ...Read more

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Price: $79.95
Available from: Incase

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Index Table

If your coffee table isn't doing you any favors, maybe this Index Table with its integrated magazine holder will help keep periodicals tidy. A stainless steel frame keeps things slick while the fine leather pouch and wood top warm things up. This is the year you'll have all that clutter under control, right? Measurements: H 15.75" W 45.25" D 15.75" Materials: Solid walnut tabletop; stainless steel frame; leather pouch. ...Read more

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Price: $895.00
Available from: DWR

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Monthly Measure Perpetual Calendar

It's back to work for most of us, and let's ring in the new year by getting your calendar sorted. How about tracking the date with a perpetual calendar that's also a metric ruler? Sebastian Bergne's Monthly Measure fulfills both duties with its die-cast star and sawtooth-edged ruler. Placed at one centimeter intervals, the date can be marked by rolling the star along the edge. ...Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: Luminaire

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365 Typography Calendar, 2014

Happy New Year! If you're a typography aficionado, you'll be glad to hear that the 365 Calendar is back again for 2014. Each month features one typeface (chosen by a prominent designer Stefan Sagmeister, Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, Massimo Vignelli, Michael Vanderbyl, Louise Fili and others, all members of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI)) and includes a description and biography of the typeface designer. As with previous editions, the major holidays are ...Read more

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Price: $29.00 - 47.00
Available from: Studio Hinrichs

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Jix Straw Sculpture Connector

Straws! Did you know that with Jix, a modular connector by Patrick Martinez, you can build all sorts of sculptures in a matter of minutes? Not many of us will go to the extent of the environment shown in the picture above, but a table-top sized sphere or a rhombohedron, sure. That imagination needs to be exercised, after all, and maybe even your friends, family, or coworkers will get involved ...Read more

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Price: $24.00
Available from: MODULE R

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Scout Door Mat

There are worse things to aspire to than to be true and brave, so if you're short of new year's resolutions, this door mat will remind you each and every day to be your best self. 'Lead by example' can be your new mantra for 2014. Measures 30" x 18" Coir, made in India. Available from Izola....Read more

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Price: $45.00
Available from: Izola

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to you and yours! Here's hoping you'll have an excellent holiday break, full of good food and fun. We'll be back with regular posts whenever we feel like it. Enjoy yourself! Shown above, for next year's festivities: Infinite Tree, approximate ship date 3/15/2014. Designer: Johannes Molin Material: Basswood Dimensions: 17 x 9.25 x 4.25 inches ...Read more

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