Sphere Table

Hmm... the idea behind this Sphere Table is to be commended, but I believe we'll all have differing opinions as to the choice of materials. Now, considering this table was created by Hella Jongerius as a special furniture piece for North Delegates Lounge at the United Nations headquarters in New York, it's understandable that it has a commercial feel that some may not like for their own home's interior. The ...Read more

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Price: $4,380.00
Available from: Hive Modern

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Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

If you prefer pen and/or pencil to stylus, you'll most likely be fond of the grids, scientific charts, tables, and infographics found within The Grids & Guides Notebook from Princeton Architectural Press. Featuring 144 pages of graph paper, handy things like the periodic table, alternative alphabets, and Newton's Laws of Motion are scattered throughout for easy reference. ISBN: 9781616892326 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.6 x 21.0 cm), Hardcover 160 pages, 160 color illustrations ...Read more

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Price: $16.95
Available from: Princeton Architectural Press

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Reclaimed Tropical Walnut Tool Box

Is this the nicest toolbox you've ever seen? I'd wager a guess that is is, and that you wouldn't want to hide this box away on dusty shelf in the garage. Made with Nogal wood (a.k.a. Tropical Walnut), each toolbox is made by skilled Nicaraguan craftsmen and features comb joints and an interior tray for smaller items. The tray and lid slot easily through the handle for a ...Read more

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Price: $209.00
Available from: Kaufmann Mercantile

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Friday Links

For $86,400, you could buy a movable cabin/cottage, delivery (to most areas in the lower 48 states) included: ESCAPE. Sounds good, doesn't it? The Most Massive Object in the Universe—How Was It Created? Gordon VeneKlasen's Cabinet of Curiosities The Best Squirrel Feeder Is a Horse-Head Squirrel Feeder Every Frame Of Your Favorite Movie On A Single Canvas Ototo meets ECAL (shown below) Ototo meets ECAL – A workshop with Mark McKeague (...Read more

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Paperback Notes

Despite having the latest version of the iPhone, do you still write down your grocery or to-do list on a sticky note? I certainly do; sometimes it's simpler to write a list with a pen on paper, and then cross them off as completed, rather than type them in a notepad or calendar app. If you feel the same, then take a look at these Paperback adhesive notes. They fit ...Read more

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Price: $7.95
Available from: iLoveHandles

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HS1 48-Inch Wall Shelves

The HS1 48-Inch Wall Shelves by Henry Julier have a unique bracket which acts as a shelf support as well as a bookend, and that's good news for everyone, as there'll be less book avalanches startling us out of our reveries. Maple shelves are combined with the steel brackets, and you can select 2, 3, or 4 shelves for your space, as well as several bracket color options. If you have more to ...Read more

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Price: $1,270.00
Available from: YLiving

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Fire

If you've ever fumbled about in drawers and pockets to find a set of matches, you might just need want a dignified canister to keep them safe at hand in a designated spot. Set your eyes upon Fort Standard's Fire kit, which is a spin-off of the Life is Precious Survival Kit they designed for Wallpaper's Handmade Exhibition. The brass canister is waterproof and contains strike anywhere matches and a ...Read more

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Price: $150.00
Availability: Buy Fire here

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Maharam Frame Bag Indigo

Indigo, anyone? Yeah, you've seen the Safety Orange version, but the Indigo is sooo incognito. Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Maharam, the Frame Bag displays its architecture on its exterior. PVC Webbing creates a sturdy frame while the nylon skin keeps the bag lightweight and soft to the touch. One large compartment with inner flap pocket. Zip closure. Fully-lined. Made in the USA Size: 14h (with handle drop) x 17w ...Read more

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Price: $295.00
Available from: Cooper-Hewitt Shop

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Standing Bowl

If you have a very good memory, you probably remember seeing this bowl before when Gregory Buntain, of Fort Standard, shared his holiday Gift Ideas. It's well past the shopping frenzy that is December, but I still have my eye on the Standing Bowls, and their splendid "architecturally inspired" planar legs. Each bowl is finished with a food safe powder coating, so it'd be just at home in the kitchen ...Read more

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Price: $84.00 - 110.00
Available from: Fort Standard

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Spektral Mobile

As we anxiously await spring, let's preemptively add color to the dreariest room in the house with a colorful Spektral Mobile. Yes, it is very colorful and would be quite the brave decision for those of us prone to choosing grays, blacks, and browns when it comes to furnishings and accessories, but it would be nice to see a little rainbow color moving around in the breeze, wouldn't it? "The ...Read more

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Price: $32.00
Available from: Molecule Design

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Studio 5 Sound Dock

There's a ton of choices for Bluetooth speakers nowadays, so how do you choose one right for you? Well, first off, what size do you need? If you need one that will be at home on a desk or countertop, or your bedside table, be sure to consider the Studio 5 Sound Dock, which offers Lightning compatibility, dual-pairing Bluetooth, auxiliary input, and bass control. Dual Bluetooth will be especially handy, as ...Read more

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Price: $179.00
Available from: Grand St.

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Numerouno Pendant Lamp

This Numerouno Pendant Lamp made an appearance on some design sites a few weeks back, but, before we go any further, I should warn you that it's not available for shipping to the US or Canada. However, it is available to buy within the EU, so you're lucky if you reside in one of those countries or the surrounding area. Now, onto the lamp: the simple materials (corrugated cardboard, wire ...Read more

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Price: €89.00
Available from: KIESSLER

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Lumo Projection Alarm Clock

No need to turn your head to see the time with this little Lumo Projection Alarm Clock. It features a rotating arm which projects the time on the wall or on the ceiling. A digital diplay on the front shows the time and the alarm time (when it's set), so you can quickly do the math on how many hours of sleep you have ahead of you. Design: DesignWright -The ...Read more

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Price: $80.00
Available from: Luminaire

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Babel Modular Shelving System

Every once in a while I'll have to plug in the name of a piece into BLTD's search bar to see if we've posted it before, which is no surprise, really, considering there's over 8,000 posts and my memory refuses to remember them all. Such was the case with this Babel Shelving System. It's modular, so you can place the block modules in the layout you desire, as long as you ...Read more

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Price: $1,588.00 - 4,263.00
Available from: Suite New York

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Weekly Desk Notepad

Oh, Poketo, what nice stationery you have. This grid notepad is perfect for the desk- there's room enough to organize anyone's week, with space for a lengthy to-do list along with other scribbles that may or may not happen while on a conference call. A4 Size 8.3 x 11.7” (210×297mm), 50 sheets. ...Read more

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Price: $14.00
Available from: Poketo

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