Plateau PÖL

Don't say you don't need a desktop organizer because you'll just sound all put together and organized. These trays by Caroline Gomez offer two ways to give order to chaos: the plateau is a simple surface with two compartments for small accessories and the tablette tray offers rails to hold cards, photographs and notes. material: beech dimensions: 27.5 x 18.5 cm designer: Caroline Gomez hand made in : France...Read more

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Price: €35.00
Available from: Orphan Socks

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Boulders

Faceted boulders! Low-res rocks! Talk about a great addition to a landscape, or as a sort of objet d′art (air quotes) in an empty corner of a room. There's not a lot of info, but really, what do you need to know other than they're made from steel? Update: No longer available through original link (Etsy), but good news, now available directly from the designer/maker, Wyatt Studio. ~24w ...Read more

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Price: $2,500.00
Available from: Wyatt Studio

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Friday Links

SOCCKET: The Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball (via fastcoexist) The 10 year hoodie (via kottke) Comparing Couches Hand-cut newspaper by Donna Ruff Basalt Formations Pictures of hipsters taking pictures of food Interview Tips for when someone asks, "What questions do you have for us?" 20 fun facts about the human body Have a nice weekend!...Read more

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Gomitolo Knit Clock

Hmm, here's something interesting. For once, a product posted years ago (2008) has actually gone down in price, from $575 to $325. And yes, your eyes are correct, the Gomitolo clock has a soft ecru knit cotton cover: a sweater, if you will, for your time keeping device. The cover can be removed and washed as needed. Designers: Carlo and Benedetta Tamborini for Diamantini & Domeniconi. Dimensions: 35" dia x 4.7" d (90x12cm) Material: Cotton, ...Read more

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Price: $325.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Zatista: 10% off

Remember Zatista, one of our sponsors last month? If you didn't get a chance to peruse the many original art pieces they have on offer, now's your chance, because they're offering 10% off of any purchase using the code 'Art4BLTD'. Be sure to try out their Art Explorer too- it suggests more art based on your selections. Details: 10% off using 'Art4BLTD', valid from today through to April 30th, 2013. Painting ...Read more

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Citrus Zinger Water Bottle

If you prefer a little lemon or lime in your water, then you need to sit up and pay attention. The Citrus Zinger has a citrus press built into its bottom side, making it easy to extract juice from fruits and infuse them directly into your water bottle. No extra implements- just the bottle- for your preferred level of lemony (or limey?) water. Easy to clean and add ice to ...Read more

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Price: $20.00
Available from: Flight 001

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SwingLab Modular Swing

It's about time that a modern version of the porch swing comes along, especially as winter is winding up and spring is on its way. This swing has a no-nonsense steel frame with cypress wood seats and two moveable backrests that allow multiple seating options (see SwingLab's gallery for more pics). Pretty tempting if you've a porch that needs a novel seating solution, or, if you're a bit more daring, ...Read more

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Price: $750.00
Available from: SwingLab

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Jpegs

These handy coat hooks have pins at the top to hold mail, photos, or notes. As a bonus, each hook also has super strong magnets so you can attach them to any metal surface (the fridge perhaps?) for catching miscellany. 3 hooks per pack. Designed by John Caswell for Thabto....Read more

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Price: £12.00
Available from: Thabto

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Dash 4-in-1 Measuring Spoon

Instead of fumbling around for that one right measuring spoon, simplify things with this 4-in-1 spoon by Jordan Murphy. It efficiently combines all "spoon keys" in one unified body, making it a space-saving tool that's quick and easy to clean. Available in smoke, avocado, and red. Designer: Jordan Murphy 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/4" (14 x 3 3/4 x 2 cm) BPA Free silicone Dishwasher-safe. ...Read more

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Price: $8.00
Available from: Umbra

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Drum Poufs

Poufs with trays! That's just what we never knew we needed. Without the tray, it serves as an excellent spot for resting your feet and/or extra seating, and with the tray, it's a functional side table or an impromptu in-front-of-the-tv dining surface. Keep in mind that the trays are sold separately and can be used anywhere as well- so don't be afraid to pull it into the dining room ...Read more

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Price: $275.00 - 509.00
Available from: DWR

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MaKey MaKey

Use fruit for your keyboard! Tech-smart or not, there's fun to be had with this simple circuit board kit. Turn almost anything into touchpads/keyboard/controller by attaching the included alligator clips, then connect to circuit board and computer. Think of it as an invention kit- might be a good way to familiarize yourself or others with electronics. See the video to see how it all works- and what possibilities ...Read more

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Price: $50.00
Available from: Uncommon Goods

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Rope Frames by Dollinger and Fleveau

Yes, these frames are a little more expensive that what you may be used to, but they're made of cotton rope (probably by hand). Traditionally used as piping in furniture, the cotton rope is used in a traditional style to playfully mix historical periods. Frame whatever you choose- a picture, a mirror, or leave it empty as a piece of art on its own. Designer: Dollinger and Fleveau Materials: cotton ...Read more

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Price: $244.00 and up
Available from: elemental

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Correspondence Kit

Um, isn't there some event in your near future where you might need to send a nice, thoughtful gift? Mother's day? Someone's birthday? Instead of sending something they may or may not like, give them something they'll cherish- and they should, as you'll need to spend a few hours embroidering the message. A piece of cotton 'paper' and embroidery thread from this Correspondence Kit by Lauren DiCioccio will be your ...Read more

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Sail Rope Mat

If you're going to add a little nautical flair to your surroundings, please, please, please make it one of these rope mats by Sophie Aschauer. Reclaimed sailing ropes are woven with four different knots- referred to as "Bonny", "Drake", "Morgan" and "Killigrew" (pirates from the 17th century, by the way)- into doormats or smaller sized area rugs. Remember that the rope is reclaimed, so they'll show a little bit ...Read more

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Price: $249.00 and up
Available from: SerpentSea

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Graph Cork Board

Like these graphic, silk screened cork boards? You could easily point-and-click purchase them and no one will think less of you because, hey, you're busy, and it's nice to have a little pattern on the wall. Or, you could go to your local craft or office supply store and buy some regular cork board tiles (like these on Amazon), mask each corner half off with painter's tape and paper, and ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Umbra

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