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Blackhawk Secretary trunk: nostalgia


Anyone nostalgic of the 20s here? Despite the fact that I don’t consider myself nostalgic of any period than the actual one we are currently living in – mostly as a result of the principle of living in the “here and now” and concentrating in the present, I did felt attracted to this unusual secretary trunk. Distributed by Restoration Hardware and bearing the name Blackhawk, I particularly like its matte aluminum finish, which is in fact all made by hand, aiming at a slightly distressed and vintage look. There are intentional nicks, dings, small scratches and other imperfections all contributing to the character and uniqueness of each one of them. Continue reading

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Keep your favorite shades on display and never lose sight of your keys again with modern accessories caddy. Handmade in Colorado, the Elephant created by Board by Design encompasses a minimalist approach to practical design. Continue reading

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Cabina Armadio by Porro


Walk-in closets are the ultimate luxury some may argue, while at the same time being something that more and more people are incorporating in their home designs and daily lives. Even if one’s home is just but a simple apartment, lots of people enjoy the functionality of immediate access to their daily wardrobe. And the more proud and in love one is with their clothes ,the more they enjoy displaying them in a corner of their bedroom or when space allows it, dedicating a whole room for the mere purpose of clothes and accessories storage and display. Continue reading

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Cubby by Materious: Coat hook & storage unit


Remember the good old days when life was simple? Our possessions were few but nevertheless dear to us, and we kept them in a place just as special… our cubbies! Re-live your childhood with this modern coat and storage unit. Continue reading

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Fixa Bike Shelf by Chrome


Bicycles have evolved beyond merely a utilitarian means of transportation. These days, your bike says a lot about you, much like the way your clothes and accessories do. So instead of banishing your personality on wheels to a dark garage or chaining it to some metal bike prison, how about giving your mobile friend a home within your home? No room you say? No problem!
The Fixa bike shelf by Latvia design firm Chrome has revamped the traditional bike storage rack with a modern twist. Continue reading

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Clip Tree Valet: We’re hooked


After a long day’s work, it’s easy to walk in the door and just throw your stuff anywhere, all but later leaving you to frantically search high and low the next morning for your keys, cell phone, sunglasses, etc. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your own personal valet waiting at the ready with your daily essentials in tow whenever you need them?

Meet the Clip Tree by Matthew Plumstead. This one-of-a-kind organizer has got you covered from head to toe. Continue reading

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Stucked shelves: it’s all about perspectives


Few could disagree that life itself is all about the perspective every individual has on its happenings. Where some see obstacles, others see opportunities. Where some see opportunities, others in fact create them. Some devote their lives into self discovery and full self realization. Others are busy creating a puzzle out of fragments of other people’s lives. Whichever the case, it’s all a matter of perspective. Continue reading

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Block: organizing and recycling made easy and fun!


When working with clients in redesigning and decorating their spaces, let it be living ones or working ones, I’m always careful to bring forward the importance and great impact organization and practicality have on beauty. If one wishes to live in a beautiful space, the need to start from these points is primary. Purchasing and adding pretty objects to our abodes comes long after we have dealt with less appealing matters such as for example, well… waste, rubbish or else garbage.

In the best of cases, we’ll chose practical and neat looking garbage bins, much like the Qualy Block, where we’ll separate and store all our households waste, till transported outside our homes and working places. Continue reading

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ShelfLamp: facing the economic crisis, shelf by shelf


26 year old Italian designer William Raffredi certainly knows how to adjust to the difficult times of crises his own country as much as many others all around Europe and around the world are facing. To conceive and to create great design is one thing. To be able to do so by using low cost materials, easily found everywhere is taking design a step further and much more close to the needs of current societies.

Horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines paired together with curves, the three different designs of shelves William has brilliantly come up with are simple constructions made of flat wooden boards, lengths of electrical cable, light bulbs and some light fixtures. Continue reading

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Street multi unit: how many houses in your private… neighborhood?


Have you been also drawing these typical houses consisting of a square for the “body” and a triangle for the roof when you were children? Most probably you have and even more probably you have adored them, correct? As for myself, even today I cannot resist the cuteness of a logo featuring this darling combination of shapes standing for a house.

Now, let’s move our imagination forward a bit. Make a three dimensional design of your favorite childhood’s house, put it on a frame to lift it up on a higher level and use it to store books, magazines or even plants. Brilliant? Ingenious while so cute? Yes, indeed! Continue reading