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Phosphor Bronze Circle Keychain Bottle Opener

Phosphor Bronze Circle Keychain Bottle Opener
Another keychain bottle opener... no big deal except for this one is elegant. Surprised? Yeah, me too. The circular design incorporates a bottle opener without visually screaming 'I LOVE TO DRINK BEERS!' at everyone. Instead, it says confidently, 'I am prepared for opening all manner of bottles.' Just the kind of keychain bottle opener we all could use. Designer: David Pearce Made from Phosphor Bronze Dimensions: 1.65" Diameter x 0.25"...Read more

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Price: $39.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Paulistano Armchair in Canvas

Paulistano Armchair in Canvas
It's rare that outdoor furniture is described as exciting, mostly because it's meant for outdoors and not many of us have the time and money to spend on amazing furnishings that will only get rained on. Such is the state of things. However, the Paulistano's canvas cover means it can go outside and be its comfortable pleasing-to-the-eye self, thus saving us from the unfortunate cry of 'there's no decent outdoor...Read more

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Price: $1,250.00

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Available from: DWR

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Lempi Glasses

Lempi Glasses
Sometimes those cheap plastic cups just won't cut it at the dinner table. Upgrade to the Lempi (means 'favourite’ in Finnish) Glassware from Iittala. Use them for everyday water or for that special occasion wine; they'll fit every occasion. And, the major bonus, the Lempi is stackable to save space in your kitchen. If you'd rather a bit of color, check out the lilac, light blue, and grey. Manufacturer: Iittala...Read more

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Price: $67.00
Available from: Finnish Design Shop

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- So fun: Playhouse by Anna & Eugeni Bach - Modern Mallorca: Ohlab compose a home out of a series of white boxes - Project Cookbook - Masked Figures Found in Macro Insect Photography by Pascal Goet - 31andchange - Ha ha. The Try Guys Get Photoshopped Like Women - Bob: a home for your glasses and devices - petcozy - Sheep View 360 (via npr.tumblr) Enjoy your weekend....Read more

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Hinza Tote

Hinza Tote
You know what's fun? Colorful, recycled, polyethylene totes that are very sturdy, because you can lug them around everywhere and not worry about messing them up. Take it to the beach, the grocery store, your local garden nursery, attach it to your bike, use it for kids toys, fill it with ice to cool down drinks, etc... it's a multipurpose tote that won't crumple no matter what you throw in...Read more

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Price: $34.00 - 50.00
Available from: Plastica

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Greenlid Compostable Compost Bin

Greenlid Compostable Compost Bin
Thank goodness, no more messiness. We can now throw the bin into the compost and avoid the inevitable cleanup of gross leaks. Greenlid makes all this possible by providing compostable compost bins made of locally-recycled cardboard. You get one dishwasher-safe reusable lid to keep odors in and fruit flies out. When the bin is full, remove the lid, seal it with a paper top, and toss the whole thing into...Read more

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Price: $18.49
Available from: Greenlid

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Plant-In City Mini Terrariums

Plant-In City Mini Terrariums
Okay, stick with me here. Think of this strange terrarium as an "architectural plant system" and you'll most likely understand the appeal. Yes? No? Despite your love (or hate) of the cantilevered top and sparse cacti arrangements, you must see how one of these Minis would fit in well with any interesting interior, as they're a sculptural and artistic way to add plants into a space with a minimal vibe....Read more

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Price: $275.00
Available from: HomeMade

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Flavour It Glass Water Bottle

Flavour It Glass Water Bottle
Like a bit of lemon or mint in your water glass? Or perhaps a hint of strawberry? Now you can take your fanciness on the road with this glass bottle, thus reducing your own plastic bottle usage as well as that snobbery that crops up whenever you're faced with plain tap water. I'm sure you'll get creative with infusions, as it'd be hard not to try all sorts of fruits...Read more

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Price: $15.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Cork Family Stools

Cork Family Stools
Lest we forget, Jasper Morrison's Cork Family is a smart choice for any living area. Each piece could be a side table or stool and is light enough to move around easily. Cork is also pretty tough, so you wouldn't need to be too precious with keeping it away from kids. Oh, and you could also use them outside if you so desire. Available in 3 different styles (and yes,...Read more

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Price: $485.00 - 490.00
Available from: Lumens

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Self Watering Planter by Joey Roth

Self Watering Planter by Joey Roth
Holiday travel is booked, you're wrapping up at work, and all is set for you to head off to family/friends for the upcoming break. It's only at the last minute where you have a minor freak-out wondering who is going to water your plants, and then rush around making a messy shoestring wick for the 2 to 3 plants that won't survive without steady irrigation. Nothing against shoestring wicks, as...Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: Joey Roth

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H55 Easy Chair

H55 Easy Chair
Might this be the nicest deck chair ever to pass before our eyes? Designed by Björn Hultén in 1954 and first used by Swedish king Gustav VI Adolf, it certainly has a veritable pedigree, if you care about that sort of thing. An adjustable head cushion and four different seat tilt options ensures comfort, as it should for the price. Folds flat for storage or transport. Available in Black, Oatmeal,...Read more

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Price: $900.00
Available from: Dwell

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Steel Tool Box

Steel Tool Box
It's a no nonsense tool box, on sale. Two-tier, so you'll be able to fit larger items below and smaller items above, and it's in a two-tone steel and black powdercoat finish so it won't mess up your interior style. Now, just what will you organize with the help of this Italian tool box? Your tools, of course, or your crafts, or picnic supplies... whatever you want. 18"Wx8.5"Dx7"H -Handcrafted -Powdercoated...Read more

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Price: $49.99
Available from: CB2

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Arcto Alpine Salt and Pepper Shaker

Arcto Alpine Salt and Pepper Shaker
When you're off on your adventures, you need not go without salt and pepper. The Arcto Alpine Travel Shaker is designed for robustness: it's humid proof to prevent clumping and housed in a extra tough plastic case to withstand all sorts of abuse. It opens with a "click" so you'll know when it's open- no unnecessary spills in your bag, thank you very much. Get it, and all of your...Read more

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Price: $25.00
Available from: Cooper Hewitt Shop

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Abeego Food Wraps

Abeego Food Wraps
You recycle everything, you minimize car travel, you try very hard to buy local foods, so why the hell are you still using plastic bags for food storage? Maybe you could take one tiny extra step and get some reusable food storage wraps. The Abeego material is a hemp and cotton fabric infused with a blend of beeswax, tree resin and jojoba oil that keeps food fresh. What? Huh? How?...Read more

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Price: $15.00-18.00
Available from: ABEEGO

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Friday Links

Friday Links
- Leff Art Studio by TBD Architecture + Design Studio. - More translucent polycarbonate cladding on the Minima Moralia, "a compact, modular steel frame assembly with infinite possibilities for customization." - The best drying rack I've seen thus far: Hang Bird - An Architect’s Summer House in Hälsingland, Sweden. - Fun! Inlaid Soap by Wary Meyers - A Visual Search Engine for the Aerial Patterns of Cities - More summery...Read more

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