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  • WAKA WAKA’s Shaped Bookends
     
    July 17th, 2014
     
    Fun bookends? Yes, please. WAKA WAKA’s Shin Okuda turns ordinary plywood into these colorful bookends. They're sold in sets of two, in mismatched colors, mind you, so tell your ...
     
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  • Fredericks & Mae Star Dominos
     
    July 15th, 2014
     
    Is $80 too much for dominos? Probably. Does that keep me from wanting this set? Nope. Fun fact: the name 'domino' from the pieces' resemblance to Venetian Carnival masks known as ...
     
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  • Definition Scarf
     
    July 14th, 2014
     
    If you're into graphic design, you might appreciate a scarf with the Definition of Graphic Design as authored by MATTER's design director Rick Griffith. It's made from soft cotton, so ...
     
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  • Index Collection Tea Towels
     
    July 11th, 2014
     
    If you're interested in color theory, have I got the tea towels for you. Raw Color has created a series of tea towels that explore concepts from graphic design in ...
     
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  • On a Roll Tape Dispenser
     
    July 11th, 2014
     
    A tape dispenser is rarely described as anything other than just plain (snore) useful, but black + blum have certainly put their brains to use in creating one that is decidedly ...
     
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  • NYC Transit Kerchief
     
    July 10th, 2014
     
    Maybe you have the NYC Subway map memorized, and, if so, good for you. The rest of us rely on our smart phones when we're in the city, and, oh, ...
     
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  • Happy Fourth of July
     
    July 4th, 2014
     
    Happy Fourth of July! Here's hoping you have an excellent weekend full of delicious food and astounding fireworks. See you back here on Monday! Shown above: Coltellerie Maserin BBQ Grill ...
     
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  • Moon Dominoes
     
    July 3rd, 2014
     
    Moon Dominoes! I'd guess almost all ages could play this game, though don't let any small children/toddlers get anywhere near this lovely painted wood set, or else you'll have ...
     
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  • Long Drink Set
     
    July 1st, 2014
     
    If you've not seen Cool Hand Luke, you need to watch it this summer, preferably with a cool drink poured from the pitcher of this Long Drink Set. Now, this ...
     
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  • Contour Key Rings
     
    July 1st, 2014
     
    There's something altogether satisfying about a large key ring. It's less likely to get lost, for one, and hooking it onto a bag or belt is much easier, even if ...
     
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  • El Casco Chrome Tape Dispenser
     
    June 26th, 2014
     
    If you're not particularly detail-oriented when it comes to your desktop/workspace aesthetic, then you won't care at all about a tape dispenser. However, if well-designed desk accessories makes your ...
     
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  • Le Guest Book
     
    June 25th, 2014
     
    Ah, yes, hospitality, remember that? When people were nice and appropriate and proper? No? Me neither. Maybe we can bring back a smidgeon of the old times by backing Le ...
     
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  • Macon and Lesquoy Pins (new)
     
    June 25th, 2014
     
    Even if you're not the type to pin a pin onto your hat/bag/shirt, these pins by Macon and Lesquoy will tempt you to change your ways. Yes, we've ...
     
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  • Famous Playing Cards
     
    June 23rd, 2014
     
    Larger numbers and symbols with more whitespace- plus a few lightning bolts- make these playing cards a sight for sore eyes. The easy-to-see cards will be especially handy if you're ...
     
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  • Collage Sticky Notes Duo
     
    June 20th, 2014
     
    And you thought sticky notes could not be improved. Just take a look at the geometric print on these sets and tell me they're not terrific. I want all of ...
     
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  • Arne Jacobsen espresso cups
     
    June 19th, 2014
     
    All you Arne Jacobsen fans should be drinking out of these espresso cups, numbered 1-4 to accompany the regular letter cups, when you have your hit of caffeine. And you ...
     
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  • Typeblocks
     
    June 18th, 2014
     
    However will you teach your children (or nieces and nephews) your favorite typography? With these blocks, of course. A different typeface whose name begins with the letter is carved upon ...
     
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  • Walnut Keyboard Tray
     
    June 12th, 2014
     
    What's so great about a keyboard tray? Well, nothing if you're a strict minimalist and don't have a bunch of little things rattling around on your desk. However, if you're ...
     
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