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Rondo Wool/Cotton Rug

Dhurrie rugs (more of a flat, tight weave) are really quite durable and not nearly as expensive as most wool pile rugs. These have a nice pattern and would be an easy and affordable way to change the look of a living room or hallway.

“Durable, dhurrie weave in a modern, repeating pattern. Available in two color schemes that contrast solid chocolate with lively aqua or lime…Reversible with same design on both sides. Woven in wool/cotton. Bound on all four sides.”

(rug pad recommended)

3′ x 5′ – $98.00
5′ x 8′ – $198.00
8′ x 10′ – $398.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $98.00-$398.00
Availability: Buy Rondo Wool/Cotton Rug here

Nesting Bowl Set, (Lotus)

Such a lovely set of bowls…

“This set of 8 lotus flower bowls is a work of art. Each bowl sits perfectly inside the next, graduating in size from 1.5โ€ย diameter (perfect for salt and spices) to the largest (an excellent small salad bowl or serving piece for a festive summer fruit salad) measuring 9.5″ in diameter. The bowls stack to a stately 4.5″. The lotus is a meaningful symbol in many cultures and makes a perfect wish for a marriage, birth or other important life changing event. Always in search of practicality – we made sure that the ceramic bowls are microwave and dishwasher safe.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $89.00
Availability: Buy Nesting Bowl Set, (Lotus) here

a fortes design : Eucalyptus Pillow (butterflies)

Need a nice accent pillow? Maybe with black butterflies scattered about randomly?

Hand printed on 100% canvas.
20 x 20 (inches)

Purchase Information:

Price: $75.00
Availability: Buy a fortes design : Eucalyptus Pillow (butterflies) here

Cubitec Shelving

Hmm, what’s that? Storage on a shoestring budget? Well, you could go the cement block route, as there’s invariably that time in one’s life, or you could spring for this particular shelving system. It looks pretty nice for the price, and you’d be able to buy a bunch without hurting your wallet (or maybe it would hurt a little, but not a whole lot).

“Each kit contains 18 panels to create six attached cubes. Two cubes can be doubled in depth, using the remaining parts to accommodate larger items. The cubes can be attached vertically or horizontally with the included plastic hardware, and easily anchor to the wall with common fasteners (not included) for configurations that exceed heights of three cubes. Made of hollow injection-molded polypropylene, a corrugated core allows the shelving components to be superbly strong and lightweight. Each shelf is able to hold 55 lbs. The Cubitec shelves to be equally at home in playful or sophisticated environments, and even includes a clear option for subdued retail or gallery display.”

Available in Blue, Orange, Red, or Transparent White

Dimensions per cube:
H 18.25″ W 18.25″ D 10″

Purchase Information:

Price: $198.00
Availability: Buy Cubitec Shelving here

Double Mirror

A good price for a big mirror- shipping will vary based on where you live, but that’s true for everything I suppose.

“This refined and contemporary tall, rectangle mirror, leans against the wall to make a grand statement. With itโ€™s thick wood border this mirror offers presence and style together. Made in Italy.”

31.5w x 71h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $369.00
Availability: Buy Double Mirror here

Track Green (Cabinet)

I’m such a sucker for different-looking furniture. You know, the type that not everyone has or can get, or for that matter, even likes. Now, why someone wouldn’t like simple lines, a strong graphic presence, and such a suprising color is beyond me. Green goes with everything, right?

Solid Ash, Powder Coated Steel

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,800.00
Availability: Buy Track Green (Cabinet) here

Ming Oil & Vinegar Set

Quite a clever design:

“The Ming Oil & Vinegar Set from Dutch design firm Jansen + Co. takes the classic form of the wine glass and turns it on its head, literally. We love it, and not just because it’s clever – the stem reduces the flow just the right amount, so it’s easy to measure as you pour. Ships in a stylish box and includes a funnel for easy filling, plus a cleaning brush.”

Dimensions: 3″ x 6.75″

Purchase Information:

Price: $28.00
Availability: Buy Ming Oil & Vinegar Set here

Biwing Table by Reform

It’s easy to become desensitized to prices these days- especially since it seems like everything you want is way more than you can spend. So, that’s when you have to grow up and start saving for the things you really want, which means you’ll appreciate them that much more when the item of desire actually arrives, right? All this jabber is just so I can make a point that sometimes it’s worth the big price tag.

“The Biwing Table is an instant classic with its sleek curves and functional shelves tucked below the surface at both ends. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, the A1 is made from a single sheet of 1/4″ aluminum and created without any hardware or adhesives. The minimalist modern form is materia efficient and 100% recyclable.”

45.5″ long x 22″ wide x 15.5″ high

Purchase Information:

Price: $597.00
Availability: Buy Biwing Table by Reform here

Hello Napkins

Napkins are often overlooked as excellent communication devices. This clever set makes it quite easy for you or your guests to spell out intentions.

250x 250mm 3 ply Cocktail Napkin

12 napkins per pack

(sorry, but you’ll probably pay more for shipping than for the actual napkins)

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Couchoid Studio Sofa

Blu Dot is one of those companies who can’t seem to misstep; every product they introduce becomes an instant favorite of mine. The new Couchoid upholstery group is no exception. A recessed chrome base makes the solid sofa appear to float, and the dense seat, back, and arms have just enough detail to avoid looking like a big block of foam. The only problem is that I don’t think any pillows would look good on this, so let’s hope it’s as comfortable as it is striking.

Hardwood frame, high density foam. Upholstered in a leather alternative in dark brown,
white, or robin’s egg blue with contrasting stitching.

H 28″ (Seat height 15″) x W 75″ x D 34″ (Seat depth 24″)

Purchase Information:

Price: $1399.00
Availability: Buy Couchoid Studio Sofa here

Elemento Bed

Not sure why we haven’t posted this before (maybe because it has a 2 before the comma in the price tag) but it sure has a pretty enough picture. Platform beds are the thing to have nowadays, so jump on the bandwagon and update your bedroom (if you can afford it).

“This upholstered platform bed combines fabric and metal in a sleek profile, which stands on a highly original base of chromed iron rod. Fully finished on all sides with soft padding everywhere, including the platform that extends 2″ from the mattress. The padded headboard is gently sloped to create a comfortable backrest for reading.”

Slipcover is removable.

Queen-H 27.5″ W 65.5″ D 93.5″
$2,498.00 $2,248.20

King-H 27.5″ W 81″ D 93.5″
$2,698.00 $2,428.20

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,248.20
Availability: Buy Elemento Bed here

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Double Walled Carafe

“Made from mouth-blown borosilicate glass, the standard for strong, lightweight glass with heat- and cold-resistant properties, this carafe is double walled for insulation, maintaining the temperature of liquid. Carafe lid is made from silicone and stainless steel. Dishwasher safe.”

Size: 10.5h x 4.25″diam., 27 oz.

Purchase Information:

Price: $60.00
Availability: Buy Double Walled Carafe here

Parsons Coffee Table

Speaking of parsons tables, this one’s on sale for $139, so you can afford to put your feet up in style.

Acorn or polished white

36″sq x 18″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy Parsons Coffee Table here

Pinza Clip on Light

This is an odd little light, and I mean that in the nicest possible way. I like how it clips on to the edge and extends so far over the table surface without taking up any work space.

Purchase Information:

Price: $220.00
Availability: Buy Pinza Clip on Light here

Frieling Thermal French Press

My ever evolving taste buds now require a stronger cup of Joe, so in my search for the perfect brew, I discovered what all the fuss over french press coffee was about…flavor. My big, clunky coffee maker now has a permanent home deep in a bottom cabinet, while this sleek beauty rests atop my counter taking up precious little space. There are many presses to choose from, but most are glass, which doesn’t keep your coffee hot for very long. This stainless steel press is double-walled for insulation, keeping it hot for hours. With no need for electricity, simple use and superior taste, I highly recommend a change in your morning routine.

Two sizes available:
Small press, 4-cup (20-fl.-oz.) $49.95
Large press, 8-cup (40-fl.-oz.) $64.95

Purchase Information:

Price: $49.95
Availability: Buy Frieling Thermal French Press here