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Entries Tagged as 'modern objects'

present & correct’s london pop-in shop.

December 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on present & correct’s london pop-in shop.

If you’re unfamiliar with Present & Correct, consider this an introduction. The super cool online shop stocks a mish-mash of vintage and modern office and stationary supplies designed in house like this Primary Colors Card Kit, these Tartan Cards, and this vintage 6 Languages Calendar and assembles them in little desk top scenes that are so rad […]

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Tags: design · etc. · holidays · modern objects · paper goods

five modern menorahs for the festival of lights.

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on five modern menorahs for the festival of lights.

Growing up my best friend was Jewish, so naturally, this meant that I desperately wanted to be Jewish, too. Usually, my desire was greatest when December rolled around and she and her family celebrated Hanukkah. It seemed like the most magical holiday ever — eight days of presents, dreidels, and chocolate gelt! I had no […]

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Tags: design · etc. · holidays · modern objects

blu dot’s splash coat rack.

November 18th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Meet the Splash Coat Rack — Blu Dot’s latest addition, which has arrived just in time to accommodate all of your winter coats and seasonal accoutrement. I swear there isn’t a product that this Minneapolis-based company produces that I don’t love! The Blu Dot Splash Coat Rack is available in gray or bright blue and […]

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have a handmade holiday: win an iPad case from rib & hull!

November 17th, 2010 · 27 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! Congratulations to our winner Katy L. of North Carolina! Thanks for participating! Our next giveaway starts Monday! Tired of the corporate world’s daily grind, Australian-Polish duo Alexandra Wrega and Rafal Szamborski traded in their day jobs to pursue something a little more rewarding. The couple began designing leather; felt; linen; and cotton bags, […]

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Tags: design · modern objects · technology

found: robert lewis love lights.

November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on found: robert lewis love lights.

Love Light by Robert Lewis, $850 A few days ago I wrote about The New Yorker iPad commercial featuring Jason Schwartzman. And while the piece is brilliant, what really caught my attention was this little bedside light in the first scene. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since. So I contacted someone at The Directors […]

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Tags: design · modern objects · travel

cire trudon opens its first store since 1884.

November 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last week we were invited to the opening of Cire Trudon‘s first US store (the world’s oldest candle maker) on Bond Street in Manhattan. We couldn’t make it, but when I found out that a good friend would be attending, I asked her to cover it for us. Herewith, her review . . . Last week, […]

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Tags: art · design · etc. · interiors · modern objects · trends

nylon sky’s tribal necklaces.

October 26th, 2010 · 125 Comments

Mixed medium necklaces by Nylon Sky? Don’t mind if I do. Oh, and they’re only $24.00!

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Tags: design · fashion · jewelry · modern objects

heidi merrick’s new home collection.

October 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Heidi Merrick makes easily glamorous clothes that women love to wear. Now, she’s branching out with a home collection informed by her dress collection that’s equally as fabulous — oversized pillows made of leather, handwoven Asian silks, and block-printed Indian cotton. We can’t wait to see what she’s planning next!

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punchy parra prints.

October 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

When we stayed at The Standard in West Hollywood last year, we went a little overboard in the gift shop — mostly on magazines, most of which were Arkitips. One of the issues we picked up came with an tote bag by Dutch illustrator Parra. Since then, I’ve come to recognize his work and to […]

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Tags: art · artists · design · modern objects · street culture

lynn read’s tube top vessel.

October 6th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Say yes to the vess(el) by Lynn Read. Bad joke? Eh whatever. I love it. The vase that is, and it’s only $84.

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Tags: art · artists · design · modern objects