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Friday Links
- Nirvana Rug "Conceived as a sculptural meditation rug, it becomes a metaphorical journey of transcendence as the pile's length increases from bottom to top, becoming the 'steps to nirvana'." - Is Good Taste Teachable? - Touché Instrument - Astro Alphabet - So...disturbing: Dadbag - Fun Sticky Notes - Euclid - A more accurate measuring cup - WT2 Real-time Earphone Translator - And, Google's new headphones double as a personal...Read more

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Mighty Stash Pack

Mighty Stash Pack
How about rethinking the lunch bag? The Mighty Stash Pack is compact, expandable, and easy to clean. Sounds great, right? Thanks to its tetrahedron shape, it can expand to hold a big lunch and then fold down to a flat, slim envelope when empty. Thermal insulated lining (plus an optional removable ice pack) will keep your food at the right temperature, plus it has a carabiner clip for transport and...Read more

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Price: $19.95
Available from: Dynomighty

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Kupu Photoelectric Smoke Alarm

Kupu Photoelectric Smoke Alarm
So, it turns out there are other smoke alarms (other than the Nest) that aren't visually offensive. Case in point, the Kapu*: it's a photoelectric smoke alarm. The casing of the Kapu acts a press switch, so you can test it and silence false alarms without any tiny push buttons. It installs via 3M tape, too, no tools required. *And it's not even new- it was awarded the Red Dot...Read more

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Price: $29.85
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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TAIT Design Co. Perpetual Wall Calendar

TAIT Design Co. Perpetual Wall Calendar
Who doesn't love perpetual calendars? Year after year, they'll help you keep track of the days. This one by TAIT Design Co. features rotating discs with month, day and day-of-the-week. Spin the discs around to get the right day, then concentrate on getting your head straight for the rest of the workday. Designed by TAIT Design Co., an independent product design studio based in Detroit, Michigan. Dimensions: 15.5" W x...Read more

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Price: $56.00
Available from: Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.

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Maracas Salt and Pepper

Maracas Salt and Pepper
Why do you need these Maracas? Because they're salt and pepper shakers. Fun, right? Bonus points, of course, if you shake them like you're playing in a band every single time you add seasoning to your meal. Plus, they're designed by Naoto Fukasawa. Really, it's a no-brainer; be sure to bookmark them for a future housewarming gift. Designer: Naoto Fukasawa Material: ABS Dimensions: 1.2"W X 5.1"D X 1.2"H Weight: 100g...Read more

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Price: $29.00
Available from: Leibal

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Las Vegas Attack

Las Vegas Attack
It's hard to continue life as usual when news of the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting is all we can think about. No matter what you think about the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, surely there's got to be a way we can stop these horrific events. Think about it, and then do something. Call your representatives, donate to an organization you believe will make a difference,...Read more

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One Piece Organizer

One Piece Organizer
Sure, it's a simple sort of desk organizer, with various slots for office tools, but there's three different version to suit your needs. Everyday office supplies will fit 'The Classic', while 'The Architect' has room for bulky marker pens and drawing materials. 'The Geek' version holds a phone, a tablet, and batteries. Choose the one that suits you best. Designed by: Yuue (WENG Xinyu and TAO Haiyue) Material: Beechwood Dimensions:...Read more

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Price: $74.00
Available from: Normann Copenhagen

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Q-Hook

Q-Hook
S-hooks are handy to have, but they often fall when you unhook something. Therein lies the improvement of the Q-Hook. It extends the traditional 's' shaped design into a curled 'q'- this keeps the hook attached no matter how many times you grab stuff off of it, yet still keeps the hook easy to add and remove. Smart, right? Available in blue, grey, and pink, in a set of 3....Read more

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Price: $15.00
Available from: Forage Modern Workshop

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The BOX

The BOX
We all know how handy a box can be, and this one by Yenwen Tseng for NakNak is made of perforated sheet metal, so you won't mind leaving it out for all to see. Stack a couple on their sides for a side table (see below), or line them up for more permanent organizational goals. By Yenwen Tseng for NakNak. Large: W34 x H30 x D34 cm Small: W17 x...Read more

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Price: $79.00
Available from: Forage Modern

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Rule/One

Rule/One
How much do you want the Rule/One? I guess that all depends how often you measure things, or how often you need a straight line. The Rule/One is a aluminum ruler and a pen, all in one. The pen clicks into place inside the spine of the ruler thanks to a strong magnet. With three interchangeable heads (pen on paper, stylus tablet, or lanyard attachment), you can alter it to...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: Poketo

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- Splatware - Short Trip (via kottke) - Gem Jackpot Crayons - If you can't be bothered to go to the fabric store: DIY Embroidery Kit (To be fair, those scissors are CUTE.) - Pattern It: printed wool textile collection - Unicorn Zip & Flip Pillow (There's also an Elephant Zip and Flip Pillow) - Too bad it's only kid-sized: Ricepuffy Blanket - Oxford Pennant Never Lose Your Flame Enjoy...Read more

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Moroccan Beach Towel by John Elliott

Moroccan Beach Towel by John Elliott
Is it too late to feature a beach towel? The answer is yes, but who cares, especially as you could throw it over your shoulders as an extra layer, as the designer chose to style it in his spring collection. Or, you could just admire the pattern, and save it for your next escape to the pool/beach/island. Designer: John Elliott - French terry - 100% cotton - Machine wash cold,...Read more

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Price: $185.00
Available from: Need Supply

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Finesse Glasses

Finesse Glasses
For a subtle touch of pattern, the Finesse Glasses have a grid intricately etched upon their surface. Pair the glasses with the Grid Table Linens for a complete story, or choose the Trick Placement for a fun optical illusion. Trick Placement, $25.00...Read more

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Price: $40.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Perfect Wall Calendar

Perfect Wall Calendar
Ugh, is it really time to talk about 2018? Let's face it, as soon as the holidays hit we won't be in the mood to shop for calendars. So, is this the perfect Wall Calendar, as its name suggests? Maybe. It's no-nonsense, printed on a textured cover stock, with hidden hanging holes on the back. Note-takers and doodlers will like the wide margins; they're perfect for drawing in events and...Read more

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Price: $38.00
Available from: Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.

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HAY Chopping Boards

HAY Chopping Boards
Guys, did you know cutting boards can be fun? As in, not just bright, kindergarten-like-colors, but a variety of pleasant hues in blocky shapes and various sizes? Made from hygienic polyethylene, these boards are extra stable thanks to stay-put dots on their base. Fun! Made in Turkey of hygienic polyethylene. Dishwasher-safe. HAY Chopping Board, Rectangle, $29.00 - $49.00 HAY Chopping Board, Round, $45.00 - $49.00...Read more

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Price: $29.00 - 49.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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