Clean Slate

Spring cleaning = blah. If you need motivation to clear out the cobwebs, why not get a few new cleaning supplies that will help you along? Someone has added quite the selection of brushes, tools, and cleaning agents to help get our houses in order, and there's a good chance it'll kick some of us into cleaning mode. Check out the collection- the brushes from Redecker are shown above, fyi. ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $4.95 and up
Available from: Crate and Barrel

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Map 1: The Northern Sky

If you go nuts for astronomy maps, then hide your credit card, because this silkscreen print from stellavie will tempt you into adding to your print collection. Choose between the Northern or Southern sky, both printed on black paper stock with custom mixed silver-white inks. Each edition is counting 500 pieces, numbered and signed. ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: €70.00
Available from: stellavie

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Aura Pendant Lights

A simple brass or copper ring highlights the bulb and its illumination, giving the light source a small yet significant emphasis. Available in two sizes, hang one on its own for a simpler look, or make a statement with a cluster hung at various heights. Comes hard-wired for ceiling mounting and includes canopy with 8ft black cord. From Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. Available with brass ring with a brass or copper ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $345.00 and up
Available from: Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Pebble Coffee Table

Well, seeing as this concrete table weighs almost 100 pounds, you'll not want to move it around much, but it's a relief to see that it has an affordable price tag of $254. The rounded shape will soften up all those sharp edges of your other furniture, inside or out. And, chances are that this table will require less upkeep than other pieces- though don't go tempting fate by pouring red wine ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $254.00
Available from: West Elm

View all from "Coffee Tables" >>

 

X-Table

There's been a lot of talk in the last year or two about the health benefits of standing while you work, but unfortunately there hasn't been a lot of excellent options when it comes to height adjustable desks. That's why this X-table is a welcome sight for our sore eyes and backsides. A hand-operated crank adjusts the work top from 25" to 47.25", so you'll be able to change the height rather ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,250.00
Available from: ModMobili

View all from "Desk/Work" >>

 

Unimug by Kinto

Another tea strainer? Yes, but this one has a mug and lid, so you have a single-serve service all in one. The glass is heat-resistant, as it should be, and the strainer and lid are in copolyester. The strainer is large enough to hold a generous amount of loose leaf tea and looks easy to clean as well. If pink ( or, as they call it, wine red) isn't your thing, ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $17.00
Available from: Emmo Home

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Patch Herb Planter

Ah-ha! Here's a crutch for those of us that have trouble with watering herbs- either too much or too little. The Patch Herb Planter has a water reservoir built in, so that the plant can take exactly the amount of water it needs. There's a central wicking 'leg' that draws water up into the soil around the plant's roots, so you'll not need to fuss about any watering schedule- just ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $39.95
Available from: Patch, Inc.

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Friday Links

thinxblog: Anamorphic art by Bernard Pas Stray Dogs Master Complex Moscow Subway System SINGLE-SERVE plant propagation 'READ instead' print “Weight Watchers”, a photo series by Haley Morris-Cafiero Sushi tuna model teaches kids how to dissect maguro MarbelousWood floor installation Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why He’s Uncomfortable Being Labeled an ‘Atheist’ Elisabeth Lecourt's Les robes géographiques (via unconsumption) Have a nice weekend. ...Read more

View all from "FEATURES" >>

 

Aura Media Unit

Hello, hello. With such a stream-lined look, it's a relief that this media unit is under the $2G price point (even if only just). Let's get to the important stuff: Super sleek look? Check. Adequate storage space? Check. Cord management/escapes? Check. Sturdiness? Craftsmanship? Could handle a freaking huge flat screen? Check, check, and check. Choose between walnut or oak wood. Designer: Enrique Delamo and Angel Martí of Treku Ships ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,950.00
Available from: DWR

View all from "FURNISHINGS" >>

 

Lunis Reflective Crescent Windshell

What, a cycling jacket on Kickstarter, and you're not going to see it posted here just as soon as it hits our inbox? As if we'd let that happen. Featuring a slim fit with black reflective panels, this lightweight jacket could very well be your new go-to layering piece for day or night. Whether you're cycling, walking, or jogging, the reflective panels provide optimal visibility when it's dark, and, during ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $170.00 and up
Available from: Kickstarter

View all from "Clothing" >>

 

Air Stools

The Air Stool was meant to be visually light and understated, and it succeeds at both points thanks to the designer's skill, of course, and rotation-molded polyethylene, a strong and lightweight material. And yes, it's plastic, so it can be used indoors or out. Available in four earth-toned colors and two (16" or 30") heights. Designed by Héctor Serrano Manufactured by Gandia Blasco. Materials: Made of rotomolded polyethylene low stool: 16"h ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $430.00
Available from: 2modern

View all from "Barstools" >>

 

Duit Light

Now, don't get too excited as this is just a shade, and not a complete pendant light, and it's intended for interiors with electrical conduit. However, if you've got an interior (say, a retail or café-type environment) with exposed electrical conduit, then you're now allowed to jump up and down as you've an affordable solution to your lighting problems. This 8" fixture simply slides over the conduit and rests neatly ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $40.00
Available from: Noah Lambert

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Units of Measure

Here's a very different way to track the days of the year. The Units of Measure calendar illustrates all sorts of measurements each month, giving you an educational display each time you check a date. Expect to find traditional and less well-known units of measure like astronomical unit, decibel and aperture. Note: as this isn't made for any specific year, it can be reused. Designed by ACRE in Singapore SECOND ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $24.00
Available from: ACRE

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Cantine Vases

What!? You still need a gift idea for your mother? Hop to it, as the online ordering and shipping window is slowly closing in on you (a few more days, though, so don't panic just yet). Perhaps a nice, small bouquet of flowers tucked into a perfectly small vase would be suitable, and, if you agree, may I suggest the cork and glass vases by Véronique Maire? Each glass ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $60.00
Available from: neo-utility

View all from "ACCESSORIES" >>

 

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

As you can probably tell from the amount of Mother's Day emails going out today, it's time to get one of your parental figures a gift. Here's a few things to get your brain working on the subject, and if they don't help, remember we've got items tagged by price in our Gifts section: 1. Geneva Sound System XS, $249.00 2. Black Diamond Necklace, $280.00 3. A set of Rootcups, each $5.00 4. Gold Fractured Ring by ...Read more

View all from "FEATURES" >>