Double Sided B&W Notebooks

Hey, we all need a little encouragement now and then, and what better way to remind yourself that you're something special than a simple black and white notebook that says so? Pick one of these three Double Sided B&W Notebooks with the encouraging phrases on their covers and you'll be set right anytime you're feeling a bit down before a meeting or brainstorming session. These could also be a ...Read more

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Price: $6.00
Available from: Poketo

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Friday Links

Xenia Moseley's ladder from the Wish List project The Prepster, the Luxury 3 Day Survival Bag (via Tish's Place) How to eat sushi Katsutoshi Sasaki's Imai house is just three metres wide Skateboard Swing (DIY?) Yikes. This video shows the lung capacity of smokers vs nonsmokers   Enjoy your Labor Day Weekend! ...Read more

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B-Desk

In the spirit of those back-to-school vibes fluttering around, let's take a look at a petite desk from Ethnicraft's Universo Positivo collection. A solid oak frame and surface lends warmth to the workspace while lacquered stainless steel sides creates a sense of privacy and keeps tabletop clutter corralled. Measuring in at almost 40" wide and just less than 18" deep, the B-Desk could easily fit into a small bedroom or a larger ...Read more

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Price: $749.00
Available from: Lekker Home

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Party Hat

Come on, now, remember when party hats were standard birthday party fair? Why let kids have such special ceremonial attire when we adults deserve just as much (if not more) for certain events? LA designer OTAAT creates these leather Party Hats just for those festive times, whether it be a birthday or other significant life event. Keep one in the office or at home to use again and again, and ...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: Cooper Hewitt Shop

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Pencil Tray Large

Ethnicraft's Universo Positivo Collection is full of interesting items, and you'll no doubt see several of them featured over the next few days. This large Pencil Tray has the same mix of solid oak and lacquered stainless steel as the B-Desk and offers organization for pens, pencils, and other small desk accessories. There's a Pencil Holder as well, shown below, with the same color options of Salmon Red, Yellow, White, ...Read more

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Price: $75.00
Available from: Lekker Home

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Magno Tube Lamp

With some magnet trickery, you can change the angle of this copper-colored Magno Tube Lamp to suit your needs. Such flexibility is possible thanks to the separate parts of concrete base, tube, and cord. Let the light hang, pull the cord taut, whichever way you change it up it'll be more versatile than any regular ol' table lamp. Neat! Designed by Doreen Westphal. Handmade in The Netherlands. Height: 65 cm Power: 220 ...Read more

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Price: $390.00
Available from: Into Concrete

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Beer Freeze

Let's get this straight: this mug will keep your beer cold without diluting it. Huh? What?? No more warm beers? That's right, this BPA-free plastic Beer Freeze mug has a built-in proprietary cooling gel that will keep your beverage ice cold. Keep it in the freezer until you're ready, then pour your drink in. A rubber grip will keep your hand comfortable. There's no info yet as to just how ...Read more

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Price: $16.99
Available from: The Fowndry

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Please Call Key

Have you ever lost your keys? Or found someone else's? This Please Call Key by Noah Lambert will give any finder your mobile or office number so they can call and let you know your keys have been found. Engraved to a depth of .005", the number will be legible for years, so make sure it's one you'll keep. Once you and your keys are reconnected, be sure to thank whoever ...Read more

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Price: $30.00
Available from: Noah Lambert

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Toby Bag Small

Would you like to see a cool box bag that you can use horizontally or vertically? Okay, here you go. It's the Toby Bag, and you're seeing the small size (there's also a large). An all-around zipper makes things fun; open it completely as a work surface (or placemat, as Otaat suggests) if you so desire. Italian Cowhide leather exterior, chocolate British waxed cotton lining, contrast two-way RIRI zippers. 16.5″ X 11″ X 5″, $585.00 ...Read more

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Price: $585.00
Available from: OTAAT

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Eames® Molded Plastic Chairs

I know, I know, you don't need any temptation to buy new furniture, especially as you're in back-to-school mode. Even if you don't go to school, or don't have kids in school, it's still the end of summer, and that means your nose should be back to the grindstone. That said, there are some new colors for the Eames® Molded Plastic Chairs, and after clicking on a few combinations, it ...Read more

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Price: $299.00 - 428.00
Available from: DWR

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Round Walnut and Solid Brass Wall Hooks

Cooler weather will be here before we know it, so you might as well gear up for fall by making sure there's a few extra hooks for hanging up all those scarves, hats and coats. Go the minimal route with the Round Walnut Wall Hooks (Set of 2), $24.00, or the Solid Brass Wall Hooks (Set of 2), $98.00. Both sets are by the designer Farrah Sit and may be purchased through her website, ...Read more

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Price: $24.00 - 98.00
Available from: Kaufmann Mercantile

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Ceramic Champagne Cooler

Warm champagne is so, so sad, so you need to make sure that expensive bottle of whatever it is stays cold. How about a Naturally Cooling Ceramic Champagne Cooler to ensure it remains at the optimum temperature? It's made from ceramic, so it utilizes the natural evaporation process to keep a bottle chilled for 2 to 4 hours. Be sure to soak the terra-cotta cooler in cold water for a couple of ...Read more

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Price: $100.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Handled Cutting Boards

What's this pile of curvy, ornate wood planks? They're cutting boards by Haidee Drew, and each one has an intricate handle that's sure to dress up every bit of food you prepare and serve. You might recognize a small nod to old silver serving pieces in the design of the handles, and you'd be spot on, as the designer drew her inspiration from the silver collection at the Victoria & Albert ...Read more

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Price: $64.00 - 119.00
Available from: Gretel Home

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Silicone Wall Mirrors

These two round mirrors are especially suited to a more casual atmosphere, as their frames are coated in silicone. Think of the larger 20" mirror above a bathroom sink or console in a hallway. The smaller 6" size is best hung somewhere handy so you can make sure your face is presentable before you head out the door. And, if you're not too fond of the 'Ferrari Red' color, don't you worry, ...Read more

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Price: $65.00 - 220.00
Available from: Kontextür

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Sprig Bar Stool

I've been a big fan of Council ever since they first hit the design scene, so it's no surprise this Sprig Bar Stool has shot to the top of my favorite barstool list. A powder-coated steel frame will ensure durability, while a subtle angle at the seat back and front makes for comfortable seating. The overall minimal shape has a stainless steel footrest to make it a little more special, ...Read more

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Price: $575.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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