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BLTD Site Update

BLTD Site Update
Expletive! We finally got our site updated! That affects several things that you probably don't care about, as we didn't change much visually. However, you probably do care about the fact that we no longer need the app that you may have on your mobile device. Yes, the app worked, and yes, it looked okay, but now the normal BLTD site will load on whatever gadget you're on without the...Read more

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- This thing moves! Behnaz Farahi's Caress of the Gaze (via thinx) - Back/neck tension? How about a "luxury" foam roller? RolPal (via NYTimes) - The 20 people who have given away the most money to charity - A "cute" surveillance camera: Ulo - Ha ha- Daniel Craig's thoughts on James Bond - A "futuristic" wallet: Kallet - ROAR: smart safety jewelry - Cantilevered Home in the Mountains Enjoy your...Read more

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Light + Ladder Desk Accessories

Light + Ladder Desk Accessories
Deliberate, simple, clean... maybe that's how your coworkers describe you, but I'm talking about the walnut set you see above. Solid wood, brass, porcelain, and vegetable-tanned leather all work harmoniously together for a desk set that's sure to say you mean business. There's the Leather Blotter, which features a hidden wooden compartment for pencils and business cards, the Pencil Cup, which has a sliding mechanism to easily access your writing...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $65.00 -360.00
Available from: Light +Ladder

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Carl Auböck Oversized Paperclip

Carl Auböck Oversized Paperclip
It's a very, very large paperclip. Use it as a bookmark, as shown above, or as a paperweight. Considering it's designed by Carl Auböck, and hand-crafted from solid brass in Auböck's fourth-generation Viennese workshop, it will retain its value for years to come. Don't believe me? Do a search for Auböck's pieces on any collector's site (or Ebay) and you'll see. Consider this as a very nice gift for that...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $200.00
Available from: Ode to Things

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Gramovox Floating Record

Gramovox Floating Record
A floating record? What is this, a magic show? Nope, it's just a simple rethinking of the record player. This turntable plays records vertically- allowing you to enjoy and showcase your records "as both art and a medium to produce analog sound." If you're thinking that sounds gimmicky, you'll be reassured hearing about the dynamic, full-range stereo speakers (two Tymphany 2" neodymium speakers, to be exact) and a choice between...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $399.99
Available from: Gramovox

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Yupik Light

Yupik Light
You probably can't tell from the photo above, but this Yupik Light is made from polypropylene foam. That makes it very sturdy and extremely light. And did you notice the clear polycarbonate diffuser? It looks a little like a car headlight, doesn't it? Set it on its side on a table, place it on the ground facing upwards, or hang it from the ceiling using the included hook. It's an...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $254.15
Available from: Lumens

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Outline Trivets

Outline Trivets
Who needs a trivet? Maybe your dining table, considering Thanksgiving is next month. Better to be prepared than have a big, burnt mark once you clear the table, right? An elegant outline of geometric shapes has been laser cut from smoked oak veneer. Consider all three for a spectactular spread or just one or two for smaller soirees. Material: Smoked Oak veneer Outline Trivet Oval, $50.00 Outline Trivet Square, $30.00...Read more

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Price: $30.00 - 50.00
Available from: Clever Spaces

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Gugo Glass Pitcher Jugs

Gugo Glass Pitcher Jugs
Nice jugs. See, I can say that aloud without fearing a punch in the face. You might need to be a little more careful, especially if you give one of these as a gift to a favorite co-worker or your mother-in-law. The Gugo Pitcher Jugs are designed by Kanz Architetti and produced by Venetian glass artisan Erre Soffieria. And, if you haven't noticed the prices, do take a look. Pleasantly...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $55.00 -85.00
Available from: Wallpaper Store

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mc&co Irregular Round Mirror

mc&co Irregular Round Mirror
You see an irregular round mirror, which is sort of interesting, and then, as you step to the side, a punch of day-glow color from the recessed frame hits you in the face. That, my friend, raises the bar from sort-of-interesting to high-five-awesome. There's a few different options in colored glass as well as frames; take a look at mc&co for the full collection. mc&co day glow frame mirror grey...Read more

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Grip Band Serving Tray

Grip Band Serving Tray
Whoooaa, steady, there! Maybe you need the Grip Tray- it will keep those beverages in place as they travel from kitchen to dining room, or, as the case may be, to the living room (you big couch potato, you). Silicone bands wrap around the outside to make sure things stay put no matter how wobbly or weak your arms may be. There's a Parallel (above) and Round size (shown below)...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $295.00 - 395.00
Available from: Finell

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Orbitkey

Orbitkey
Do your keys jangle around like a janitor? If so, how are you going to sneak up on anybody to scare them? Fix that with the soft Orbitkey. It's a loop that locks your keys into a stack, keeping them organized and in place. There's also an optional bottle opener and USB key that fits snugly into the stack. Choose between several colors in an elastomer polymer (ideal for runners)...Read more

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Price: $29.95 -39.95
Available from: Orbitkey

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Objetis Mirror Magnets

Objetis Mirror Magnets
These little things won't be to everyone's liking, but they could could be awfully handy for hanging jewelry and smaller accessories, especially if you're short on space. Objetis are magnetic pegs perfect for hanging your keys, jewelry, or headphones right where you can see them. They come with a magnetic back-plate to ensure a firm hold. Each Objetis has a small rubber ring sitting proud of its magnet to keep...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $36.00 - 58.00
Available from: Objetis

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- Love. More marmoreal! - Like! The LightBox: A wireless, interface-free light switch. - Did Astronomers Find Evidence of an Alien Civilization? (Probably Not. But Still Cool.) - Piet Hein Eek wallpaper range for NLXL (the black brick looks superb) - Papestack: faux cardboard fireplace around your tv - Pretty/strange: Dirt Pattern Material - Bogobrush: buy one give one - The unusual research methods inspiring Ikea’s new products - Jennifer...Read more

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Bare Ring Sconce

Bare Ring Sconce
I doubt you'll find a more exposed or minimal wall light than this Bare Ring Sconce from Brendan Ravenhill and Eric Trine. It suspends the bulb in a simple brass ring, with a glass socket to reveal the light’s electrical components. Honesty definitely is the best policy when it comes to this fixture. Available in a hard-wire version with powder coated steel wall plate or a a plug-in version with...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $270.00
Available from: Brendan Ravenhill

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Plus Concrete Modular Storage Solution

Plus Concrete Modular Storage Solution
Set your mind to modular mode, and you'll see that the Plus collection is a solution to your storage woes. Three concrete cubes can be combined in different ways to make furniture; there's a single storage cube that can also be used as a seat, a longer bench, and a larger square table. Build a bookcase, a console, or just have one as a side table and/or seat. I'm sure...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $360.00+
Available from: Gessato

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