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henrik vibskov’s ‘seat’ tote bag.

March 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Henrik Vibskov proves that when repurposed, wooden bead seat covers are totally hip.

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Tags: design · fashion

a dressing table built for a modern princess.

March 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Olgoj Chorchoj‘s Princess vanity is absolutely perfect — for me. What’s not to love about a walnut dressing table with a vanity mirror  (yes, it lights up) that tucks away discreetly when it’s not being use? For being such a minimal piece, the Princess has plenty of storage, with a flush-front drawer and four recessed […]

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killer kites by daniel frost.

March 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on killer kites by daniel frost.

Easily the most amazing, original, humorous, meant-to-fly-high kites I’ve ever seen . . . From Daniel Frost‘s “Big Kite Show.”

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Tags: art · artists · design · public art

woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

I absolutely adore our dog and couldn’t imagine life without his little scruffy face in it. However, since introducing the four-legged gremlin into our lives, we’ve had to make some decorating concessions. For example, when it comes to floor coverings, there’s just no way we could ever have a luxurious, high-pile rug (at least in […]

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Tags: design · interiors · trends

polaroid iphone decal, how fun.

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on polaroid iphone decal, how fun.

Buy the The Polaroid iPhone Decal at the Photojojo Store! It is somehow always cooler to make fancy schmancy modern possessions appear much less fancy schmancy and modern than they really are…case in point: iphone decal mimicking the front of a classic Polaroid camera.  

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Tags: art · design · etc. · modern objects · photography · technology · trends

bodum’s chambord milk frother.

January 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

This Christmas my parents surprised me with a Bodum Chambord Milk Frother. I had technically asked for a milk frother, pointing my mom in the direction of the Aerolatte version. However, she went the extra mile and did a little research on the best milk frothers on the market, which led her to Bodum’s stove-top […]

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Tags: design · food · modern objects

all i want for Christmas: Kirin’s wishlist.

December 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on all i want for Christmas: Kirin’s wishlist.

Dear Santa, This year, Kirin would like to receive the following gifts beneath her Christmas tree . . . 1. This is Paris! by Miroslav Sasek — an amazing children’s book to help her prepare for her French excursion in May (and to add to her Sasek collection)! 2. A subscription to The Thing Quarterly — instead of […]

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

all i want for christmas: erin’s wishlist.

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Dear Santa, Erin would really love it if you could leave these gifts underneath her Christmas tree . . . 1. Fringed Poncho Sweater in Charcoal from Nasty Gal 2. Tunnel Vision Tray from Fish’s Eddy 3. Boat Street Pickles from Blackbird 4. Tenba Messenger Camera Bag 5. An Object Of Beauty by Steve Martin

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all i want for christmas: kim’s wishlist.

December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on all i want for christmas: kim’s wishlist.

The Christmas countdown has begun! Only four days left to shop, bake, and wrap. Speaking of gift wrap, here are some items on my Christmas wishlist that I’m hoping to unwrap this year . . . 1. Novel Duffle bag by Herschel Supply Co. 2. Pendleton Glacier National Park Blanket 3. A vintage Tensor desk […]

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Tags: design · etc. · holidays · modern objects

have a handmade holiday: win a necklace by laura lombardi!

December 17th, 2010 · 125 Comments

This contest is now closed! We’ll contact the winner via email and post their name here soon! Thanks! Chicago-based jewelry designer Laura Lombardi started her company almost two years ago, and since then, her fabulous designs have been garnering press left and right. She’s been profiled in Bust magazine and NYLON,  and most recently her stacked rectangle […]

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