Monocle Wall Sconce

Looking for an elegant, small wall sconce? Look no more, for Rich Brilliant Willing has one that would work anywhere (probably) with any style. A strong yet warm beam of LED powered light rotates around to your chosen direction, giving you a perfectly clean, simple look next to your favorite reading spot. Materials: Milled Aluminum, Braided Cord Dimensions: Diam 5.25" x D 4" Also available from MATTER. ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $425.00
Available from: Rich Brilliant Willing

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Shale 4 Drawer / 2 Door Credenza

Storage is a rare commodity for most, and the smokey, shale color of this new credenza from Blu Dot means that it could live pretty much anywhere in a home- bedroom, living, or dining. Leather pulls add a bit of luxury while adjustable shelves and wire management holes are there in case you'd rather store your DVD player and cable box than Tshirts and sweaters. There's also a Shale 2 Drawer / 2 ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,399.00
Available from: Blu Dot

View all from "Credenzas/Sideboards" >>

 

Izola Zipper Pouches

If you're not in need of a some kind of a zipper pouch for travel needs, desk supplies, or to keep your bag organized, then you need to write some kind of book on minimal living. I won't buy it, of course, because I'm planning on buying a couple of Izola's zipper pouches to tuck away all manner of miscellany, thus solving any clutter in my bag or suitcase, not ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $28.00
Available from: Izola

View all from "Bags" >>

 

Telegram Thank You Cards

There's a vague sense of responsibility I feel every time I come across decent Thank You cards, almost like I'm a schoolmarm rapping knuckles of anyone not writing their letters correctly. After all, handwriting has slowly become old-fashioned, as we all have turned towards typing out emails instead of picking up a pen. Perhaps that's precisely why Thank You cards are very special to give and receive nowadays; each is ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $16.00
Available from: Oblation Papers & Press

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Ready Made Curtain

At last! We can stop our search for the perfect window coverings, for Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have come to the rescue with the Ready Made Curtain kit, and it's finally available to purchase. A curtain and its complete hanging system are included, and with a few assembly steps, you'll have one heck of a modern curtain that you can brag about. Oh, but wait, there's the issue of the ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $470.00
Available from: Ligne Roset

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

The Square by Clean Bottle

Don't you feel better using your own water bottle? It's better than sending a bunch of disposables to the landfill, that's for sure, but there's the tiny issue of keeping it clean. That's where the The Square by Clean Bottle comes in. Both ends unscrew for easy cleaning and drying. It's leak-proof, opens and closes quickly and the square shape won't roll away if it tips over (it fits in ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $44.95
Available from: REI

View all from "PERSONAL" >>

 

Handwoven Picnic Basket

What kind of person would you be without a picnic basket? Probably the kind that spends too much time indoors staring at a computer screen. This basket looks like the typical picnic basket but it's much better in terms of quality. It's woven from strips of Appalachian white ash- "the wood of choice for almost all baseball bats, boats and furniture due to its relative hardness and strength"- and ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $69.00
Available from: Kaufmann Mercantile

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Capellini Alodia Counter Stool

Finding the right bar/counter stool is no easy task, yet I'd be willing to take on the challenge knowing this guy is an option. It's minimal in design, stackable (a definite plus) and looks oh-so-cool with metal tube and steel sheet materials. If you're looking for something taller than 27.5" high, no worries, as it's also available in a 31.5"h bar height ($494.00). Designed by Todd Bracher. 21.25"w x 18"d x 27.5"h ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $356.00
Available from: AmbienteDirect

View all from "Barstools" >>

 

Walnut SSB-1

Do you remember the SSB-1 Bookcase from BOOK/SHOP? Now it's available in Natural Walnut Ply, and if that's not enough to tempt you, I'll just wish you good luck in finding a better home for your reading list. Each SSB-1 is cut, sanded, and fitted by a craftsman to an exact fit in Berkeley, California. Made in California of natural walnut ply. Erik Heywood for BOOK/SHOP 17″W x 13″...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $139.00
Available from: BOOK/SHOP

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Sway Stools

How fun are these? I know it's hard to think 'fun' when it's the first day back from a long holiday weekend, but put on your regular design-appreciative hat and you'll see I'm right. They're on sale now from Plastica- 50% off!- so pick up one or two or twelve for a few extra swaying seats. Each stool is hollow and filled with dry sand for ballast. Available in 3 sizes, ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $70.00 - 100.00
Available from: Plastica

View all from "FURNISHINGS" >>

 

Happy Fourth of July!

Wouldn't your Independence Day grilling be very festive with this Star Spangled Spatula? Yes, you've seen it before, but buying it from Few & Far Company will leave a few more dollars in your pocket than the $65 price tag from Areaware. (And yes, it's the very same one by Jacob Riley-Wasserman; it's hand fabricated by Lamson and Goodnow, the oldest manufacturer of cutlery in the United States.) So, now it's time ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $49.00
Available from: Few & Far Company

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Era Round Armchair

There's nothing wrong with a little Thonet in your life/home/office, especially as the bentwood chairs have been in production for more than 150 years and still look at home in many a modern setting. One current promotion gives you a break if you buy four of the Era Chairs or Era Round Armchairs- 20% off. So, if you're wanting a few for a breakfast nook or a full set of 8 ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $250.00 - 275.00
Available from: DWR

View all from "Dining and Side Chairs" >>

 

Alphabet City Coasters

Manhattan-based photographer Joanne Dugan compiled these urban typographic images originally as a teaching game for her two-year-old son. And, as they're so striking, why not make them into a coaster set for all to enjoy? Many of the signs and landmarks are now demolished, so tip of the hat to Ms. Dugan for creating such a great archive of New York City's visual history. Features 28 coasters, one of each letter ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $30.00
Available from: MoMA Store

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Paper Basket with Lid

No one wants to see your trash, trust me, so hide it away with these paper baskets that have a swinging lid. Perfect for a bathroom, right? And yes, you did read 'paper'- these look like teak wood but they're made from a plywood of sorts that is stained in 6 different tones and then laid out to resemble teak. -Originally designed about 30 years ago as export merchandise for American market.  ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $85.00 - 150.00
Available from: Tortoise General Store

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Hopewell Quilts

Minimal quilts! Feast your eyes upon the offerings of Hopewell, the design workshop of Eliza Kenan and Claire Oswalt. Of course I need one of these, because when does a chill not sweep through the house on any given evening? Or, perhaps there's a bare spot on the wall or a lonely chair that needs a a few blocks of color artistically placed... yes, there's at least one of those ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $150.00 - 395.00
Available from: Hopewell

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>