Sawkille Co. Stools

Finding beautifully made barstools with a pared-down aesthetic is not an easy task, and that's exactly why the stools from Sawkille Co. stand out. A little Shaker influence is apparent, as these hand-crafted wood pieces draw from a "farmhouse modern aesthetic" that designer Johan Meyer strips down for a more modern result with pure, clean lines. Sawkille Co. has its headquarters and showroom in Rhinebeck, NY, so if you're ever ...Read more

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Price: $800.00
Available from: Sawkille Co.

Source: NYTimes

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Rose Gold Colla Card Holder

Do you need a Rose Gold Colla Card Holder from Otaat? Maybe not, but there's nothing wrong with wanting one. Once pocket holds your dolla dollar bills and/or business cards, all in a lovely rose gold cowhide leather case. And, if you prefer a less shiny (i.e. more conservative) version, Otaat has a black, camel, and navy options on their website. Please note the surface shine will wear ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: Cooper Hewitt Shop

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Friday Links

Skyscraper for bees by University at Buffalo students WFH House (via Handimania) This will probably be a post next week. BeON: Stress-Free Home Security Robot Makes You Feel Like There's a Ghost Behind You Four Seasons House in Segovia by ch+qs Election Signs in America Recycled for Lighting Overseas NYTimes: Cooking Techniques (via open culture) Six stretches for people who sit at desks (via swissmiss)   Enjoy your weekend. ...Read more

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Ototo Musical Invention Kit

Your excellent memory might recall us linking to the Ototo meets ECAL workshop, and, if your interest was piqued, you'll be ecstatic to know the Ototo Musical Invention Kit is now available from the MoMA Store. Once it arrives on your doorstep, you'll be able to make music from anything. Connect conductive objects to the keys and voilà! you'll be an electronic sound maestro in no time- no coding or ...Read more

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Price: $145.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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Whiskey Wedge

If you like a little whiskey now and then, maybe you'd be interested in this efficient method of keeping it chilled with less dilution than normal ice cubes. The Whiskey Wedge has a silicone mold that diagonally bisects the glass, letting you freeze the glass with one half ice. It'll keep your whiskey cold, and you'll have less clinkety-clanking of cubes as you finish your drink. The presentation is pretty ...Read more

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Price: $14.95
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Saikai Toki Brass Objects

Let's play a game. Which of these brass items is a trivet? A paper weight? What about a bottle opener? And the items below, which one is a candle stand? You might just want to add one of these Saikai Toki Objects to your desktop and/or favorite area of the home, as they're small, useful and will add a semi-precious sheen to their surrounding space. above: Bottle Opener, $75.00 Trivet, $86.00 ...Read more

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Price: $75.00 - 115.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

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Seatylock

So smart! This bicycle saddle seat transforms into a solid one meter bicycle lock. Huh? Yep, you read that right. The frame under the seat unfolds to provide you with a secure locking system- no extraneous lock or chain needed. The less we need to carry with us on our bikes the better, and integrating a lock into a seat is a brilliant idea, as we'll never be without it. ...Read more

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Price: $85.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Touch Tonic

Why is this person painting their gloves with fingernail polish? Pfft, we know better than to assume that, and we're probably thinking whatever they're doing to their gloves has to do with cold weather and our devices, and we'd be right. It's Touch Tonic, and you paint it on your favorite gloves so that you can connect with your device while keeping your fingers warm. It's better to use it ...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Photojojo

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The Prepster Emergency Survival Bag

Too lazy to put together your own emergency survival kit? Don't you worry, you can buy the Prepster Bag and be fit for any disaster, for 72 hours at least. There's a hand crank radio and phone charger, a first-aid kit, ProBar® Meals, BOXED WATER IS BETTER® waters, tools, a tent, LED flashlight, and so much more. It's assembled all for you, in a striped and monogrammed bag, no less. If ...Read more

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Price: $345.00 - 395.00
Available from: Preppi

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The Floyd Shelf

Thankfully, the clever people behind The Floyd Leg didn't stop with increasing the amount of tables on this earth: there's now The Floyd Shelf. One set of a left and right shelf bracket can create one shelf- you just have to supply the flat surface. Maybe you've got some wood lying around, maybe some other mysterious material, but put your brain to work in thinking up ways you can utilize ...Read more

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Price: $85.00
Available from: Floyd Studio

Source: Dwell

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Ferm Living Circular Jute Rug

I don't know where you're going to put one of these circular jute rugs by Ferm Living, but you'd better figure it out, because for $62, they're a steal of a deal. And don't ask why, because the patterns- triangles! dots! sticks!- should pretty much convince you, if not the size (it'll fit anywhere) and the fact that's it's made from 100% jute. I'd say it could work well in your ...Read more

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Price: $62.00
Available from: Ferm Living

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NeoCover

If you're always losing your keys, you might just need a NeoCover. It's a standard light switch cover that has super-strong rare earth neodymium magnets inside, and that allows you to hang your keys, favorite pen, or even tools from it. Nickel-plated key rings come with it, and unless you have more than 27 keys, your collection will hang from the NeoCover with no problem. Installs on your existing light switch ...Read more

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Price: $19.95
Available from: NeoCover

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Isaac Reina Dopp Kit

What do you buy when you're design conscious, travel often, and have loads of money? An Isaac Reina Dopp Kit, that's what. The square box-like shape converts handily into 2-compartment tray with the convertible snaps at the bottom, making all your toiletries organized and easily accessible. And, if you're scoffing at those numbers in the price tag, consider the fact that Isaac Reina has worked in the Parisian house of ...Read more

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Price: $462.00 - 578.00
Available from: Luminaire

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Logifaces

A game that looks like a tabletop sculpture? Sure, why not? Logifaces is a set of 16 prisms, hand-poured from concrete. Each piece has different angles on its top, and your challenge is to place the prisms next to each other to form a continuous surface. Choose between marble white, basalt grey, or charcoal black; $60 gets you the early bird 16-piece set. Adding this to your gifts-to-give list is a no-brainer. ...Read more

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Price: $60.00
Available from: Indigogo

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Rolo Luggage

Hmm, would packing and unpacking be easier with this Rolo rollup luggage? For shorter trips, it just might. There's a hanging hook, so it will fit practically anywhere- closet, door, etc.- without taking up much room. Once it's up you can easily see all the contents without rummaging around, or packing and unpacking just to get to one thing. And, seeing as you roll it up for transport, all ...Read more

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Price: $49.99
Available from: Rolo

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