Acapulco Black/Blue Lounge Chair

And so the intrigue continues over the pricing of the Acapulco Chair. Such mystery! That sounds a little like the title of a paragraph intended for a bilingual learning exercise, but nonetheless, just do a quick search and see the prices out there online. $400 - $500? No thank you, not when it's $249 from this retailer. Craziness. -Handwoven black and blue PVC cord -Black powdercoated steel tube frame -Indoor or outdoor use ...Read more

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Price: $249.00
Available from: CB2

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Muir Reclaimed Wall Coat Rack

New stuff may be arriving left and right for the spring season, but let's not forget there's always a need for appropriate coat racks by the front door. This one from Amenity Home has a smart storage slot for mail and papers that'll be handy long past the cold, dark days of winter. Handcrafted from reclaimed wood, you have a choice between a 42" or 54" size, or, if needed, custom sizes ...Read more

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Price: $197.00 - 233.00
Available from: Amenity Home

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SOCCKET

And you thought the soccer ball was just a soccer ball. Well, thanks to the company Uncharted Play it can be much, much more. The SOCCKET is soccer ball that harnesses and stores energy. Thanks to a pendulum-like mechanism inside the SOCCKET, a mere 30 minutes of play can generate a simple LED lamp for 3 hours. Innovative idea, isn't it? An off-grid power source is obviously needed in many areas of ...Read more

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Price: $99.00
Available from: Kickstarter

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Farm Messenger Bag

Still looking for a decent messenger bag? A bit picky, aren't we now? That's okay, because you should be when it comes to the bag you carry around most everyday. This flap front, messenger style bag is made of heavy cotton duck and natural HF leather for a utilitarian look, feel, and function. Two large compartments and two smaller pockets keep things partitioned on the inside with a snap front ...Read more

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Price: $195.00
Available from: MAKR

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Bauhaus Airvases

At first glance, these Airvases by Torafu Architects seem too light and, well, airy, to pay much attention to, but then the 'Bauhaus' title piques one's interest. Rather bold designs appear on these flexible and lightweight paper vases when seen from different angles, giving an interesting play of postitive/negative space. The set of three airvases arrive flat and ready for sculpting. Designed by Torafu Architects in Japan/ The BAUHAUS ...Read more

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Price: $22.00
Available from: upon a fold

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Grip LED Flashlight

Why not employ the same grips of the BMX bicycle to a flashlight? You don't want to drop it on your toes, after all, especially not in a dark, potentially scary room when there's no electricity. It's a practical, tactile solution to sweaty palms. Brand: PRAXIS Designer: Alexander Taylor Current available colors: White, blue, yellow. ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: neo-utility

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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

Source: Svpply

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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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