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Ready Made Curtain

Not often do I wonder how I can improve my curtains. They are very stark, almost ugly, and functional. I think about installing new ones because they don’t block enough of the ambient streetlight in my neighborhood. Continue reading

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Sian Zeng’s Magnetic Magic

Sian Zeng, an award winning London based designer, creates whimsical, fun, and interactive products for children and the young at heart. Her wall paper designs invent magic fairy tale rooms that let imaginations soar. With a magnetic under layer, the Woodlands and Dino patterns allow your children to connect with design and write tales of their own. Continue reading

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White & White LED Clock: Bold, Very Bold

Big, bold numbers are the centerpiece of the White & White LED Clock from Kibardin Design. Set up in a 24 hour mode with three-dimensional classic digital numbers, the White & White clock simply cannot be left unnoticed. Continue reading

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Wallsuit: Dressing Your Space

I love this concept and its realization that varies for each individual. Nikola Saric dresses spaces, much as a suit clothes us in our very own personal style. Particularly he dresses the walls which define the boundaries of rooms. Wallsuit attempts to redefine your lifestyle by crafting your personal story for your home. Continue reading

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Gridy me mirror: traditional mirrors in unconventional uses

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Here is a very interesting approach to a daily use object since centuries, the mirror. The mirror, also known as that object with which one spends some of his / her most personal moments, making sure everything is in best condition on their face. I have the impression though, that the designers behind “Me me me” mirror were aiming at giving this traditional object a wider use. Why not use it as a decorative object around your home, making sure it reflects but the prettiest views, while bringing in a little more light? Its simple and elegant appearance allows it after all. Continue reading

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Pieces of Time Clock: The Simplest is the Best

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It has always been my belief that bare wood, with little if any modification, inspires the best design. Also, somewhat of a confused geek, I shift between loving digital technology and being completely frustrated with it. If ever I’m in one of my anti-technology spells, I’d imagine the Pieces of Time clock by Ding 3000 to satisfy the need for simpler technology and design. Continue reading

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Buro Set by Lexon: The Complete Desk

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Consisting of tape, a calculator, a USB hub, stapler, hole punch, calendar, and even a magnifying lens, the Buro Set by Lexon is a seven piece accessory set sure to make the obsessive modernist very happy. Continue reading

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Broksonic Ultrasonic Humidifiers: The Line Between Style and Substance

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With a fluid shape, the Ultrasonic humidifier and diffuser set from Broksonic makes its function clear. Its wavy, droplet form echoes the humidifier’s objective of distributing water vapor to soften a dry room. While many humidifiers are big boxy things, this collection clarifies that the pure function of an object does not govern how attractive or boring it will look. Continue reading

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Bana vase collection: Rough materials and sharp lines ready to embrace delicacy

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Whether you like colorful flowers or minimalist green leaves to bring life to your home’s decor, the Bana Vase Collection is an unusual suggestion for their arrangement, which will open your eyes to many possibilities. The Bana vases come in groups of three or two and are in fact black hand painted tubes of steel cut diagonally so that they are never vertical – a feature which gives them a contemporary dynamic design. Continue reading

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Galileo Telescope: A beautiful sight

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The award-winning Galileo Telescope is a renovation of the exact telescope used by Mr Galilei to spot the phases of Venus, or Jupiter’s lesser-known moons. The tube is not only faithful to the exact length and focal distance used by Galileo, but also to the 17th Century material of choice – birch wood. The only differences are the use of modern optical lenses to optimize your view of the planets. The mechanics and stand are also made in metal, finished in white, which makes a lovely complement to the pale wood (and will match your Apple accessories). This telescope looks very different from most of the bulky black equipment on the market, but doesn’t scrimp on performance. Continue reading