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Exacto Series by Karl Zahn

Exacto Series by Karl Zahn
Do you use an Exacto blade? If so, you can now trick it out to be a fork... or a butter or cheese knife, if that better suits your usual lunch fare. Karl Zahn has created the Exacto Series for Shop Cooper Hewitt (in conjunction with “Tools: Extending our Reach”), and now you can be prepared with your very own set of semi-clean utensils at your work area, at any...Read more

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Price: $7.00 - 35.00
Available from: Shop Cooper Hewitt

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Friday Links

Friday Links
EXOBIOTANICA —BOTANICAL SPACE FLIGHT (via Logikblok) Colorful Collages by Clare Celeste Börsch The AcoustiCurtain 10 Exercises To Do At Your Desk A 24 carrot gold cake (via Design Crush) seasons cards Dame Stephanie Shirley: Why do ambitious women have flat heads? This Classical (airbnb) Apartment on Royal Mile has a bed in a box! Smart! Black Diamonds Architect Antonin Ziegler added a blackened timber reading room to an old stone...Read more

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Passenger: A Rolltop Duffel

Passenger: A Rolltop Duffel
Another duffel? Yeah, well, we all know how you go to the gym every single day (right?) and need a perfect place to keep your gear, or the way you're always setting off for a weekend trip and need a simple bag to stash your oh-so-cool outfits. Bags are a very personal sort of thing and little details matter, so you might not have found the perfect one yet. However,...Read more

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Price: $195.00
Available from: Modern Industry

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Brilliant Boxes by Simon Legald

Brilliant Boxes by Simon Legald
Several bright colors plus a semi-traditional glass pattern make these Brilliant Boxes a perfect fit for this spring season. But what are they for? Trinkets, of course, but only the most special sort. Perhaps a bright turquoise box could be a perfect gift? Or, maybe a Large Smoke Box plus a Small Dark Green might be a nice addition to your dresser top for holding jewelry and other small sundries?...Read more

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Price: $37.00 - 55.00
Available from: Royal Design

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CDT Large Gift Set

CDT Large Gift Set
Wait just a minute, there's a CDT gift set and I didn't know about it? Now you know, and I've just saved you the trouble of picking out an excellent gift for your design-minded-desk-accessory-loving friend, because this CDT set has a bunch of goodies: stapler, eraser, sticky notes, fountain pens, glue stick, and mechanical pencil. There's also a smaller CDT Gift Set if you don't like your friend all that...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: Shop Cooper Hewitt

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4-in-1 Bar Tool

4-in-1 Bar Tool
Handy! This bronze bar tool packs four functions in one. Break the ice, use the handle as a jigger, or unsheath the corkscrew that's hidden within the bottle opener. Based on a vintage item, this updated version is a no-brainer for your bar area or as a gift to a friend that enjoys mixing drinks. 4-in-1 Bar Tool from Izola....Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Izola

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M Lamp

M Lamp
This little guy looks like he needs to star in a Pixar film, doesn't he? Inspired by the archetypal miner's lamps of 19th century, the M Lamp is powered by a rechargeable Lithium long-life battery, and if you're asking how long is 'long-life' you'll be happy to know that it is rated "to last 50,000 hours, for up to 2,000 charging cycles with no loss in performance." Is that impressive,...Read more

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Price: $220.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Coleman Stool

Coleman Stool
Barstools can be tricky. The truly impressive ones seem to be quite expensive, and the decent ones aren't cheap. So, what do you do? You keep your eyes out for certain designs that are worth spending a tiny bit more than you want. We'll count the Coleman Stool as one of those, as it has thin, geometric solid steel legs with a handmade concrete seat. It's suitable for indoors or...Read more

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Price: $529.00
Available from: Greta de Parry Design

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Blok Marble Tablet Stand

Blok Marble Tablet Stand
Oh, not just any stand will do for your tablet? Okay, well, how about a hefty marble block? The Blok Marble Tablet Stand is made from Portuguese ​Acquatico marble​, which has a matte white finish with distinct grey veining. I think I can hear it whispering 'I'm heavy and expensive.' It will most likely fit in easily amongst your other postmodern paraphernalia. Designed by Dutch Studio Macura. Designer: Studio Macura...Read more

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Price: $100.00
Available from: Luminaire

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Tool Bookmark byAMT

Tool Bookmark byAMT
If you still turn paper pages, you might just need a bookmark like these brass tabs by Alissia Melka-Teichroew (byAMT). One brass bookmark says 'PAGE' and the other 'WORD' so you'll be able to mark your spot with precision. This set of 2 bookmarks were re-designed in 2014 exclusively for the Shop Cooper Hewitt in conjunction with the Cooper Hewitt's exhibition Tools: Extending our Reach. Designer: Alissia Melka-Teichroew Manufacturer: byAMT...Read more

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Price: $32.00
Available from: Shop Cooper Hewitt

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Brick Lamp

Brick Lamp
This lamp is reduced down to a simple brick shape with no switch or cord. How do you turn it off? With magic! Just kidding, it's nothing that mysterious, you just lay it flat. The concept of concealing and revealing is at work here, with the light turning on when you raise it onto its side. The side facets work as handles as well as creating a sturdy base with...Read more

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Price: $95.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Urban Kraft Paper Bags

Urban Kraft Paper Bags
Judging by the state of your wardrobe, you might want to wear a paper bag. Whoa, calm down, I didn't mean that in an offensive way. These Urban Kraft bags are made of paper -really strong paper- and have a look that will appeal to the more discerning eye. There are several different sizes and types of bags and they're all at a rather reasonable price point. Take a look...Read more

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Price: $8.00 - 98.00
Available from: Urban Kraft

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Superfront Legs

Superfront Legs
You might have heard of Superfront, but did you know they have legs that fit Ikea's mattress bases? And those legs can be shipped to North America? That means you can get a sharp look for a whole lot less than buying a regular bed from a decent retailer. There's five leg styles to choose from in lots of different colors, so have some fun and play around with what...Read more

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Price: €15.00 -28.00
Available from: Superfront

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Friday Links

Friday Links
Wooden Iron by The Tomorrow Collective Glasses Give the Color-Blind a Fuller View of the Spectrum Take a break. Stand up, stretch, walk around every 15-20 minutes. No, really, Take a Break. How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities Here's a nice Stickbat with Cork Balls ($250) to play ball out on the lawn and/or street. But is it too nice? Hmm. Death, Redesigned Clever...Read more

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Pocket Wall Organizer by Normann Copenhagen

Pocket Wall Organizer by Normann Copenhagen
A few Pocket Wall Organizers could be just the thing to get your work area tidied up. Made of polypropylene, the rounded pockets come in several appealing color options. Should they ever get dusty or dirty from pencil shavings and other desk detritus, you can simply stick them in the dishwasher for a deep clean. Material: Polypropylene Colour Options: Black, White, Light Grey, Spicy Orange, Golden Yellow, Dark Green Sliding...Read more

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Price: CAD22.00
Available from: The Modern Shop

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