BL7 Wall Sconce

Brass Bauhaus attack! And from Bestlite again, no less. Listen, there's the bad brass tchotchkes you can find at your local thrift store, and then there's the good brass, which you will pay through the nose for and not regret it. This wall sconce is firmly in the latter category. So elegant and refined, your visitors will wonder if you've just inherited a big pile of cash (say you found ...Read more

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Price: $469.00
Available from: HORNE

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Miac Whirlwind Jute Rug

A round, whirlwind of a rug is just what your [insert a room in your home] needs. Santa Fe's Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) partnered up with West Elm to revive a few patterns inspired by designs from an early 20th century Native basket, and there's a couple of interesting options in the area rug arena. At six feet in diameter, this spinning triangle pattern will do a good ...Read more

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Price: $169.00
Available from: West Elm

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Asplund Kub

It's just what you never knew you needed- a display box that costs half a grand. What am I smoking? Nothing, I promise, but they're just so darn perfect as dust-free receptacles for all manner a strange objet d'art, it's tempting to forget the price tag. Designed by Eva Lilja Löwenhielm for Asplund, each glass box or "kub" has a wood base, and, happily, there are a few fun ...Read more

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Price: $528.00
Available from: HUSET

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Roll-Up by Winter Session

How to carry your various pens and pencils and tools? In an organized fashion, of course. This Roll-up, designed by Winter Session, is the perfect size for small tools and accessories. Maybe your drawing tools will be at home nestled away in the waxed cotton canvas, or maybe your bicycle tools or makeup brushes, it's your Roll-up, so you decide. Available from Winter Session or The Vitrine. Roll it up ...Read more

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Price: $65.00
Available from: The Vitrine

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Therm-O Bottle

Hmm, this looks quite similar to the Noble Glass Thermos posted over a year ago, and if deductive reasoning is correct, we'll assume it's made by the same manufacturer. Made of borosilicate glass, this bottle will keep your beverages the temperature you want- hot tea or coffee will stay hot, cool ice water/beverages will stay cool. The double-wall feature keeps the outside surface free of condensation and heat, and ...Read more

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Price: $29.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Baron Fig Notebook Sketchbook

Are you very particular about your notebooks? Join the club. And then check out the Baron Fig notebook, because, chances are you'll be pleased with the design. No branding (hooray!), it opens flat (hooray!), the dimensions are friendly for carrying around or keeping on your desk, and there's one bookmark for keeping your page marked. Take a look at their Kickstarter page for more details. Available in blank, ruled, and ...Read more

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Price: $20.00 or more
Available from: Kickstarter

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Double Cross Dining/Console Table

This dining table has a trick up its sleeve: it folds in half to use as a console, a bar, or a desk, thus giving you the versatility for multiple uses. Push it against a wall for console/bar/desk use, and when guests are over, simply pull it out, unfold it, and you have a proper dinner table. Top in veneered oak with a clear durable lacquer. Material: Solid ...Read more

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Price: $1,275.00
Available from: HORNE

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Rich Brilliant Willing LED Table Lamp

Today's the last day of DWR's Living Room Sale, which might not mean much to you until you are reminded that this includes some lighting, like the Rich Brilliant Willing LED Table Lamp you see above. You can save 15% off it or any other item in the sale (do be sure to look at the Floor Lamp), so take a browse before the savings end. Rich Brilliant Willing LED Table ...Read more

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Price: $211.65 (sale)
Available from: DWR

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Kuvert Bag

Do you see the interesting pattern on the back side of these pouches/bags? It creates a sort of elastic mesh that accommodates all sorts of odds and ends that you carry around for travel- cables, adapters, or even your passport and other important documents. I picked up the smaller size for the cable/adapter storage purpose from a retailer in Sweden, and, unfortunately, I can't seem to find any ...Read more

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Price: €29.00
Available from: Authentics

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The Peanut Lighter

Next time you venture into the great outdoors for a camping trip, make sure you have a lighter in addition to your matches and flint, because, as we all know, it's better to be safe than sorry. And, because there's no need to be excessive, you might as well get this very compact and indestructible lighter to carry along with you. Made of high grade stainless steel, it has a ...Read more

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Price: $21.00
Available from: Best Made Co.

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Happy Labor Day!

Enjoy your Labor Day! We'll return with the normal post schedule tomorrow. Shown above: Dinuba 15L Water Container, $159.00. Lightweight and easy to clean, this is the way to store filtered water. -Stainless Steel Water Container -Manufactured in Italy -Made from the hightest quality 18/10 stainless steel -Available in 5, 10, 15, and 25 liter sizes. ...Read more

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Price: $159.00
Available from: Dinuba

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Friday Links

Designer Ed Chew used recycled TetraBoxes to make this lamp. Night Sky Panorama - Bonneville Salt Flats truPad: this will make communication easier. Insert handwritten and typed notes directly on an image, and send via email. Kickstarter: Bike dock (this might be a post next week) LEGO® Builder Case for iPhone 5 Cable organizer in aluminum (on Kickstarter): QooQi   Have a nice weekend!...Read more

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Clutch Dining Chair

If you need an extra seat or two around your dining table, think about adding this new armchair from Blu Dot. The curved back with a little cushioning gives a more regal appearance, and you know you'll be comfortable with a place to rest your arms. Several colors to choose from, with either white ash or smoke on ash wood. Clutch Dining Chair, $399.00 -Solid stained ash or white oak wood ...Read more

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Price: $399.00
Available from: Blu Dot

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Piper Home Security

Well, surprise, surprise, it seems like the home security market is coming up with a few more options for renters and homeowners. Piper is a complete home security system with high definition panoramic video, motion detector, two-way audio, piercing siren, and 3 customizable security modes, all housed in a relatively compact device. Easy to setup and use, you can control Piper with its mobile app (all user access is authenticated), and, ...Read more

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Price: $209.00 and up
Available from: indiegogo

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Riki Stool

Whoa, considering we first posted the Riki Stool over 6 years ago, it's time for an update. Designed by Riki Watanabe in 1965, this stool is made of cardboard, which allows it to be lightweight and very strong- it can take the weight of over 1,000 pounds. No tools needed for assembly, you just need a few folds to create a comfortable seat. Designed by Riki Watanabe in 1966. Made with recycled cardboard. Can ...Read more

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Price: $45.00
Available from: MoMA Store

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