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Patrick Messier: Flo Sink

This would make a nice addition to any modern bath. Drain and faucet not included.

Technical Description:
Perspex acrylic resin. 5.87 us gal (22.2L) capacity.

Size: 16.34″ width x 9.45″ height x 16.34″ depth.
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Purchase Information:

Price: $580
Availability: Buy Patrick Messier: Flo Sink here

Gabbiano Washbasin

I really love one unit designs, especially for the bath. This lovely piece is solid surface Corian and it includes a chromed open waste plug, soap holder, toothbrush holder and stainless steel towel ring. (Tap set and drain not included).

I feel like I slightly have to justify the price on this, because it is high. But if you were doing a regular bathroom, you would spend at least $5,000 on cabinets. So I figure us minimalist types can afford to splurge on a really big ticket item like this because we could pass on the wall of cabinets and maybe get one nice storage piece for <$200 if we were trying to be frugal. The impact will certainly be worth it. dimensions: width: 55" depth: 18.75" height: 10.5"

Purchase Information:

Price: $5,105.00
Availability: Buy Gabbiano Washbasin here

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Wet Cube Tub

I have fantasies about buying a large space and dividing it up to suit my needs. I think I just found my first piece that I could design the whole apartment around. I would definitely use privacy glass for the walls so the tub would be on display when not in use.

Purchase Information:

Price: $4016.00
Availability: Buy Wet Cube Tub here

Flavor Paper Wall Coverings

Miss Lady Grace from Design*Sponge has once again found some amazing wallpaper. Although they were hit pretty hard by Hurricane Katrina and are currently without water, gas, or electricity, they don’t anticipate any problem in being able to fulfill any orders.

“Flavor Paper will resume printing as soon as possible, most likely in early November. We are now taking orders in exile and prioritizing them by date placed. An investment in Flavor Paper will help us survive, support New Orleans artisans, and improve your space.

Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent events. It has been a very difficult time for everyone.”

Screens: 4
Colors Achieved: 5 to 6
Screen Repeat: 55 Inches
Pattern Repeat: 55 Inches
Side-to-side Match:
Half Drop
Bolt Length: 45 Feet

Purchase Information:

Price: $300
Availability: Buy Flavor Paper Wall Coverings here

Neutra Face

Custom House Numbers allows you to select virtually any font and they will create outdoor lettering for your address. It also allows you to select height, width and finish options, whether you want your numbers to be hollow or solid, etc. They have a pricing calculator so you can weigh your options without having to email someone everytime you change your mind. That’s a nice option.

More information:

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Venti Fan

With summer fast approaching (or already here, depending where you are), this particular fan is a perfect home accessory that looks good and does the important job of keeping rooms cooler.

“To ensure reliability and durability, the fan uses the highest quality components and finishes available. All body components are made from aluminium or steel. Each blade is individually balanced for perfect performance. The oscillation function can spread a fresh breeze through large spaces. 3 speeds cover the full spectrum from silent and gentle to a windy storm. Controlled from an aluminium remote control or through the rear cone of the motor.”

Free standing or wall mounted.

Purchase Information:

Price: $599.00
Availability: Buy Venti Fan here

Tech House Numbers

If you’ve been eying numbers in hopes of updating your house facade, now is your chance to get them for almost half off.

“Tech numbers evoke the lettering Hollywood designers have used on spaceships, or numbers on the backs of big trucks. This type is simply shaped, without diagonals or intricate serifs.”

All mounting hardware is included.
$45.00 $19.98

Purchase Information:

Price: $19.98
Availability: Buy Tech House Numbers here

Fontaine Faucets European Faucet/Drain

Not a bad price for a faucet and matching drain. Also comes with an optional decking plate for 3-hole installations.

Purchase Information:

Price: $109.99
Availability: Buy Fontaine Faucets European Faucet/Drain here

Erika Kitchen System

You might have seen this in the recent Dwell magazine, but if you haven’t, take a look. You can put the different pieces together any which way you want.

More information:

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Wallpaper Peep Show

The Wallpaper Peep Show, from the endlessly clever design house Droog, is white wallpaper with cut outs to give little glimses of the previous wall decor.

designer: Bakker, Gijs, 1992

measures 20.85″ width x 126″ length
delivery time: 8-12 weeks

Purchase Information:

Price: $58.00
Availability: Buy Wallpaper Peep Show here

Privacy Glass

I was in the amazing Herzog & De Meuron designed Prada store in Tokyo last year, design-gawking. The dressing room was just off to the side with the only walls made of transparent glass. I went in, and unable to easily ask for assistance, fumbled around for a bit until I saw a button on the floor, which I stepped on, causing the glass to appear to immediately fog-up. I now know, of course, that it was not fog but instead polymer liquid-crystal optics. In the natural state, liquid crystal droplets are aligned randomly in the polymer and the reflective index of liquid crystal does not match that of polymer (np ? ne), so the incident lights are scattered, resulting in a translucent state. When an electrical field is applied, the liquid crystal droplets reorient so their extraordinary relective index matches that of polymer (np = ne), resulting in a transparent state.

What are the implications for those of us who didn’t really like science class? Well, in residential applications it means that you can have rooms that transform from public to private spaces with the flick of a switch.

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WET VC60 Cube Collection Above Counter Basin

Available in matte or glossy white, this one piece-dual sink unit is an above counter installation which can be either installed with faucets integrated in the unit or wall mounted.

60″ wide.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,070
Availability: Buy WET VC60 Cube Collection Above Counter Basin here

ferm LIVING Kingflower Wallpaper

I LOVE the new set of wall treatments by ferm LIVING.

Purchase Information:

Price: $85
Availability: Buy ferm LIVING Kingflower Wallpaper here

Bulthaup B3

I LOVE the new Bulthaup kitchen.

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Float Towel Holders

These towel holders suspend from your ceiling to add a towel bar anywhere you need one. Perfect for keeping your walls clutter free.

height: wires extend up to 70″

$98.00 for the towel holder measuring 14.5″ x 15.75″
$140 for the towel holder measuring 26.5″ x 14.5″

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