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Maximum Minimal

Maximum Minimal

A lot of us are in the terrible habit of walking into our room and throwing our clothes on the floor because we don’t want to put them away. Or, of wearing wrinkled clothes to work because we don’t have anywhere to lay them out. A simple and yet surprisingly useful solution to these and(…)

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For You, By You

For You, By You

If you’ve ever built something yourself, you know the joy that comes from assembling something with your own hands. It enables you to enjoy what you’ve built even more, as well as saving you money on some assembly and shipping costs. That’s why designer Haim Evgi designed the KAVO DIY table lamp to be flat(…)

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Modern Marriage

Modern Marriage

Many of today’s great furniture designs incorporate opposing types of materials to create an untraditional marriage, a kind of modern/classic aesthetic that both points to the future and glances at the past. That is why designer Wo Mierzwa has made the Quadra table with 2 very different materials for a sleek and sophisticated look. Modern(…)

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Everythings You Need

Everythings You Need

Multi-functional gadgets and tools are always great options because they save you time, money, and space. A company that specializes in the kind of product, Everythings decided to create a multi-functional trolley called the Kristen Trolley. While it’s a completely useful trolley, it is also several other tools! Hand trolleys or hand trucks are useful for moving(…)

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Keep It Light

Keep It Light

Home office spaces and design areas are an important source of efficient design, as well as organized workspace and goof lighting! Combining all these elements while still managing to provide plenty of workspace can be tough. That’s why designer Tommaso Guerra has created a beautiful but simple workspace desk for the home office. Work desks(…)

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Burnie Started the Fire

Burnie Started the Fire

Those who love nature know that any alternative product that is good for the environment is good for all of us. That’s why innovations to common devices, such as camp stoves, are so important. One such innovation is Burnie, the all wood self-burning grill. By creating a cooking device that merely uses itself up and(…)

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A Barrel of Sounds

A Barrel of Sounds

Most Bluetooth and digital speakers have the sleek albeit stereotypical design, which can look quite beautiful. But for those who prefer a more natural look, materials like wood are greatly appreciated. That’s why designer SaeJoung Kou created the ingenious soundBarrel speaker, which is not only made of wood but also features a fascinating way to(…)

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Creative Cam

Creative Cam

A lot of us ride bicycles, and those who do know the importance of having some serious mudguards on your tires. Particularly if you live in a rainy area and especially if you ride to and from work, mudguards keep at least some of the elements off of you. Knowing the importance of these accessories(…)

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Do You Wanna Go Sledding?

Do You Wanna Go Sledding?

Sledding is a great pastime for kids or adults, but carrying and storing sleds can prove difficult because of their bulkiness. To take all the stress out of sledding and offer better portability and storage options, the designers at Maarno have created the Folding Sled! Snow sleds are a common household item for people who(…)

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The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

Upcycling materials that would otherwise be considered trash is fast becoming a trend as we all learn to value things and cut down on wastefulness. Artists who offer numerous creative upcycling projects, Meriç Kara & Serda Çamlı have brought us the latest project for their shop, meric kara, called A Second Chance. Utilizing discarded mixer handles, they have(…)

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Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

While it looks like a giant hunk of hard quartz, this new chair is actually a comfortable resting place! Using the mathematical algorithm of quartz’s crystalline structure, Ctrlzak and Davide Barzaghi have created the Quartz chair for your amazement (and comfort). Comfy rock-themed chairs are a fund way to lounge around or entertain guests. Rock(…)

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Tray Magnifique

Tray Magnifique

A stack of trays and boxes cut from a single piece of solid birch, this incredible stacking set can add a beautiful touch of nature to your home. Designed by Jonathan Dorthe of Atelier-D, the Offset tray series is perfect for all your stacking and storing needs. Most wooden trays that you can get from Pottery(…)

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Finding Norrom

Finding Norrom

Aquariums can be absolutely breathtaking (no pun intended) when they are done with the right design and style. Between the sparkling water and lovely fishes, what’s not to love? Plenty, if the design and manufacturing is poor. That’s why the brains behind the Norrom aquarium have considered all the potential flaws and ruled them out(…)

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Simple Elegance

Simple Elegance

Sometimes keeping things simple can be one of the most pleasing aesthetics. For those who prefer minimalist or perhaps like to add some clean areas to an otherwise scattered lifestyle, the Braggadocio desk by  Luke Valenza is for you. Depending on your value of quality, wooden desks range from the boxed products you can get from(…)

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Fabricadbra!

Fabricadbra!

What if you could share furniture with your pet? Animal lovers should flock together over this new coffee table that doubles as a cozy pet shelter, bringing together pets and their caregivers like never before. Called the Nidin coffee table, it is a result of the architectural-minded designers over at Fabbricabois. Indoor pet houses like the(…)

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