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Guidelight

Guidelight
This little guy will be the perfect accessory for your garden soirée or camping trip. With a simple twist of its head, you can change the light from an ambient glow of the base to the focused work light at the top. It's wireless, mobile, and very energy efficient; it'll give you ten hours of high-intensity light and 150 hours at the lowest setting. And, it's now on sale! Designer:...Read more

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Price: $119.95
Available from: MoMA Store

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- So fun. Inflatable Constellations Ball - Christo unveils floating Serpentine sculpture made from 7,506 barrels - Kids' Small Cana Watering Can Toy - Cardprotector: Titanium - Banana Fiber Placemat Set (maybe the look isn't your favorite, but recycled banana sheaths!) - Wanmock Kit by Torafu Architects Enjoy your weekend!...Read more

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Elin Storage Caddy

Elin Storage Caddy
Who doesn't need a little help with storage? Inspired by the toolbox, this storage caddy is made of powder-coated aluminum and has integrated compartments to organize all sorts of stuff. A wood handle keeps it from being too industrial, and, of course, makes it very handy to tote from your desk to shelf storage spot. Materials: Powder coated aluminum body, Oak handle Measurements: 8.75” height, 13” length, 9.25” width...Read more

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Price: $85.00
Available from: Most Modest

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Standing Coffee Measure Spoon

Standing Coffee Measure Spoon
Is $40 too much for a coffee measure spoon? Well, do you drink coffee every day, or often enough to appreciate that this spoon stands up on its own, even full of coffee beans? Designed by Masaharu Asano, this spoon is easy to grab and comfortable to hold. Its curves and angled tilt are all intended to improve the coffee-making process. Designer: Masaharu Asano (eN) Size: 75 x 100 mm...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: Spoon & Tamago

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Power Planters by Chen Chen & Kai Williams

Power Planters by Chen Chen & Kai Williams
Do you love these Power Planters by Chen Chen & Kai Williams because their own saucers are integrated into the design or because they remind you of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's legs? In either case, they're excellent options for holding your green, leafy friends, as they'll catch extra water and dirt without being completely (and often horribly) obvious like the alternatives. Porcelain, glazed interior, unglazed exterior Power Planter, Tall,...Read more

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Price: $55.00 - 80.00
Available from: Chen Chen & Kai Williams

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Welf Wall Shelf

Welf Wall Shelf
Here's another steel wall shelf to consider, and there are quite a few appealing colors, so, fair warning. Blush, Grey Green, Marine Blue, Putty, a deep Red, and the requisite black and white... just how will you decide? You have the choice of small (24"w) or large (40"), and there's an added felt pad to make a softer landing spot for keys, phones, and other miscellanies. Welf Small Wall Shelf,...Read more

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Price: $89.00 - 129.00
Available from: Blu Dot

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Kartio Glassware

Kartio Glassware
Glassware may not be the most exciting thing to you, but, hey, you use it every single day for your juice/water/spirits. Why not upgrade to something more visually appealing than the mix-matched set you've had since college? You can't go wrong with Iittala's Kartio Collection, as the series dates back to 1958, when Kaj Franck first created their simple, balanced design. There are quite a few subtle colors (you're sure...Read more

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Price: $22.00 - 28.00
Available from: AllModern

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting - Resilience is the new happiness - Bandicoot Headlamp, 'A silicone headlamp without the bulk, the endless batteries, and the “boring.”' - More IKEA upgrade options: Norse Interiors - Dogs! Sleepy Dog Duvet & Pillowcase Set - Compact Suit Folder - What if ET is an AI? - Huckleberry Make Your Own Motor Boat Enjoy your weekend....Read more

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Bathroom Recycling Separator

Bathroom Recycling Separator
No one gets excited about bathroom trash cans, but what about a bathroom recycling separator? This two-compartment bin makes it easy to separate out trash from recycling, so you'll not need to think twice about sorting plastics from the regular icky stuff later on. That'll make your life a tiny bit easier, right? (Now, if someone could just make it look a little bit more exciting...) Made in China. Materials:...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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PictoScanner

PictoScanner
Do you have negatives or slides in your closet from the days before smartphones? I know I do, and I haven't gotten around to tackling the task of transferring them into digital format. The PictoScanner makes that job easy, as you use your smartphone's camera to 'scan' the backlit film and slides. Easy, right? Easy to assemble. Includes illustrated instructions. Requires 2 AA batteries, not included. 4.5" x 1.75" x...Read more

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Price: $45.00
Available from: SF MoMA Store

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Print Rack

Print Rack
If you're still holding out on print copies of your favorite magazines and newspapers, maybe you'd like this rack from Fruitsuper. Its looped steel body with walnut handle holds your reading materials in a tidy stack, off the floor (and nearby tables) so your living space appears more orderly. Choose between White or Forest Green. Now on sale! Designed by Fruitsuper Materials: Powder coated steel, walnut, cork. Made in the...Read more

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Price: $49.95
Available from: SFMOMA Store

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Ekua Half Donut Dish

Ekua Half Donut Dish
Need a home for those extra bits and bobs? Keep them in this ceramic half donut dish, as its satin glaze with raw bottom gives just enough specialness (it is hand thrown by Sara Ekua Todd, after all). It may be perfect for your entryway console (keys, coins) or your wardrobe dresser (watch, jewelry). Hand-thrown white stoneware, raw bottom, and satin white glaze Approx. 5" x 1" (12.7 cm x...Read more

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Price: $35.00
Available from: Poketo

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Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day Gifts
Father's Day is this Sunday, so now's your chance to get the gift that says "thanks for raising such an awesome kid" or, something more modest, like a card that says "I love you, Dad." 1. I Love You Dad Card, $5.00 2. Basil Eco Planter, $38.00 3. SuperSignal Walnut And Aluminium Digital Radio, $320.00 4. Cast Iron Frying Pan by Sakai Toki, $180.00 5. Logifaces SUPERCOLOR 16pcs Puzzle, $69.00...Read more

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Bookscapes

Bookscapes
What, there's a functional sculpture that displays your favorite books and I'm not going to tell you about it? Please. These 'functional sculptures' aren't cheap, but they are quite special if you have some very special tomes. Mountains holds an open book, so that you may peruse the pages slowly. Peaks intends to show off a book's cover, or one cover and several spines, if you so wish. Waves has...Read more

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Price: $275.00+
Available from: WorkOf

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Kalon Shaving Set

Kalon Shaving Set
What, you're not particularly fond of your razor? Well, there'll be none of that once you get your hands on this shaving set, because each piece is handmade in Los Angeles with black walnut and natural vegan tan leather hanging straps. Oh, and the shaving brush has a 100% natural, silver tipped badger knot, which is only the "most luxurious and rarest of badger knots." You're bound to feel pretty...Read more

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Price: $45.00 - 135.00
Available from: Kalon Studios

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