Ostfold 698 iPad Case

Apologies for featuring yet another iPad case, but this one has the requisite wool and leather materials (plus 698 perforations) to catch the eye. There's still time to add it to your holiday wishlist, isn't there? Handcrafted in Silesia, the Ostfold 698 iPad Case is made using German natural Merino wool-felt and premium Italian vegetable tanned leather. For iPad 2 and New iPad. The case comes with a wooden pencil and a 16 pages ...Read more

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Price: £55.00
Available from: FAO Shop

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Picto Wall Clock

Inspired by the Picto Watch, this wall clock tells the time in minimalist style. Featuring the same rotating face as the watch, hours are marked with a simple dot and minutes by a traditional moving hand. There's no glass to catch reflections, leaving your view perfectly clear from any angle. Brand: Rosendahl Designer: Steen Christensen/Erling Andersen Material(s): Polypropylene, quartz Diameter: 6 1/4 in. Requires 1 AA battery (not included). Also available ...Read more

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Price: $74.00
Available from: RoyalDesign.com

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Dots Furoshiki

Double up your gift by wrapping it in the new Dots Furoshiki. If you're saying 'what's a Furoshiki?' I'll tell you: Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths that can be used in many different ways. Use it as a scarf, gift wrapping, a bag, or even a wall hanging. The red is especially festive, but don't let that stop you from perusing all of Link Collective's offerings (etsy shop: ...Read more

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Price: $48.00
Available from: Link Collective

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Friday Links

Corner Ladder by Company & Company (not for sale yet, sad face.) Leicas are expensive, but the one custom made by Jony Ive and March Newson for the (RED) Auction 2013 is estimated to fetch $500,000 - $750,000. Ufogel House (via Tiny House Swoon) These Strangers Become Friends in a ballpit There are some good sites on this list (full disclosure: yes, BLTD is on it) The Case Against Cars in 1 GIF Photos of ...Read more

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Block Table Cart

Tea carts and tray tables may seem to belong to an older generation, but this Block Cart from designer Simon Legald has just enough modern sensibility to make it appealing at any age. The wheels move in any direction, and the posts extend above the top surface to function as handles. Use it as an end table, bar cart, work/office caddy, or maybe even a tea or dessert cart ...Read more

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Price: $280.00
Available from: DWR

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even*cleveland Gift Ideas 2013

How about some more gift ideas for your holiday shopping list? For the third year in a row, Stephanie Madewell of even*cleveland was able to take some time and send us her list. As always, Stephanie, it's a treat to see what great items you've bookmarked; thanks again for sharing. Stephanie's list: 1. Ring holder from Bailey Doesn't Bark 2. Roberu camera strap, $44.00 3. Fredericks and Mae star dominoes, $80.00 4. Clare Vivier denim ...Read more

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Teak Cheeseboard

Here the holidays are, barreling down the road at us whether we like it or not. And I know what you're thinking, where will you put your fancy cheeses? Actually, that's probably at the bottom of your list, and understandably so, but don't forget that presentation is almost as important as the food. A rectangular inlay of stainless steel on this Teak Cheeseboard provides a clean surface for your artisanal ...Read more

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Price: $125.00
Available from: Arango

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Limited Edition Soma Water Filter

What will you give this holiday season? A bunch of presents, some of which will be successful and wonderful and others of which might just be ho-hum. Newsflash: you're not perfect. You don't have a whole workshop full of elves to craft the perfect gift. But how about giving clean drinking water to a village? That's a stellar idea. For every limited edition Soma Water Filter purchased, $12.50 will be donated ...Read more

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Price: $49.00 and up
Available from: Charity Water : Soma

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Sanctuary4 Charging Station

There's absolutely no reason for fishing around for your charging cord like an idiot. Come on, give in to 2013 and get a charging station. Bluelounge recently released Sanctuary4, a new station that has loads more power (a 4-amp charger) which allows four devices to quickly charge all at once. There's four USB ports, so simply unplug and replace the cables when you have a new device. Sanctuary4 comes with one ...Read more

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Price: $99.95
Available from: Bluelounge

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Forest, Wood Wall Mount Coat Hangers

You can't see the forest for the... coats and scarves hanging tidily from the four ash tree pegs. Because that's where coats, scarves, hats, etc. will be hung once you install this set in your entryway, right? Right. Made by designer team Tomas Kral and Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard. "The set of four individual ash trees have been perfectly pruned in shades of white, natural, blue or green." Material: Ash ...Read more

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Price: $89.00
Available from: Gessato

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Conrad Desk

A compact desk with a little storage is just what that disorganized corner of your home needs. Note that I used the word 'little' in conjunction with 'storage': this is a good thing. You don't need much more than the essentials, as clutter tends to multiply when left untended, so this Conrad Desk by Gus Modern will do the job efficiently without taking up too much room. And, hey, since ...Read more

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Price: $1,495.00
Available from: Mod Livin'

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Proper Audio PA1 Bluetooth Speaker

What? There's an amazingly minimal bluetooth speaker on Kickstarter and I'm not going to show it to you? Puh-lease. You can at least count on me for that every once in a while. The PA1 is a wired Bluetooth speaker with a smart mount that allows you to move it around easily. The very word 'wired' might upset you, but do know that portable battery speakers sacrifice some amount of ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Concrete Small Format Tape Dispenser

Sure, you've seen concrete desk accessories by Magnus Pettersen before, but have you seen the red and blue tape dispensers? Your life is simply not complete until you consider just how good red tape in a red concrete tape dispenser looks. I'm kidding, of course, but it does look pretty sharp, as does the blue. This version is a little smaller than the original version, fyi. Designer: Magnus Pettersen Material: ...Read more

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Price: $20.00
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Daniel Emma’s Gift Ideas

The next Gift Idea/Wish list is from Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma. They've designed several covetable desk objects and accessories, many of which are on my own personal wish list. Thanks Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists! Daniel's Wish List: 1. Space by Christian Hall 2. Magnifier by Us! for Field, $145.00 3. Toaster by plus minus zero, ¥ 5,250 4. Soy Sauce container by Bridget Bodenham, $38.00 AUD 5. ULM stool by Max ...Read more

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Form Tea Set

Tea, anyone? Look like a grown up with this very proper, polished brass tea set by Tom Dixon. Rounded shapes made from spun brass are polished and then dipped in a warm gold wash to give each piece a subtle matte surface. The six-piece set includes a Tea Caddy, Jug, Milk Jug, Sugar Dish & Spoon and Tray (links & prices below). Form Teapot, $200.00 Tea Caddy, $85.00 Form Jug, $140.00 Form Milk Jug, $85.00 Form ...Read more

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Price: $85.00 - 210.00
Available from: YLiving

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