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Officine Mermaid's Custom Ducati Scrambler
Though it opened in 2009, we first stumbled upon Officine Mermaid in 2013 while exploring Milan between appointments during Design Week. Located in the Motoquartiere—an intersection of streets lined with motorcycle part shops, vintage clothing stores...
STYLE
Tailfeather Leather Goods
Drawing inspiration from Australia's storied landscape, Tailfeather was founded in 2010 by a husband and wife team with the simple goal of creating timeless, well-crafted leather goods. With their recent workshop move from Tallarook to the Bellarine...
DESIGN
Min Pin Shop
Melbourne-based Min Pin Design knows how to toe the line between eerie and cute. Founded in 2013 by the very artistically versatile Penny Ferguson, Min Pin's handmade jewelry, prints, totes and pillows have plenty of personality, with cartoonish...
DESIGN
Helle of Norway's Utvær Knife
Norway's westernmost islands are marked by a stark beauty that is something of an acquired taste. Weather-beaten rocks stand firm at the intersection of the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea, with seagrasses and moss the only plant life evident. It...
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Sucabaruca Coffee Set
Designed by Luca Nichetto in collaboration with Lera Moiseeva, Sucabaruca is a ceramic pour-over coffee set created for Canadian design shop Mjölk. The series of conical shapes includes a hand-engraved pot (or decanter) at the base, a large cone as...
STYLE
Moratorium Jewelry
Whether she’s riding her Ducati or looking after her one-year-old daughter (and South African mastiff), self-taught jewelry designer Jeanette Lai Thomas exudes dedication. Her brand Moratorium favors sleek, structural lines and geometric shapes with...
DESIGN
Tyler Hays' M. Crow & Company
In a slight departure—at least, geographically speaking—from designing furniture in Philadelphia, BDDW founder Tyler Hays recently acquired a 107-year-old general store located in the notably small town of Lostine, Oregon. Opened by the Crow family...
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Abigail Brown Textile Art
Made entirely by hand by UK designer Abigail Brown, this sweet little creature will make a colorful addition to any home. Bird watchers, artists and crafters alike will delight in this small ornament made from a mix of recycled and new materials.
JEWELRY
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Crown Jewels
Rising Dutch designer Lex Pott explores real value versus nominal value with these Crown Jewel rings. Each is constructed from a coin reduced to its outside diameter, forever altering its original form and worth.
ART
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Tongue Pipe
Stick your tongue out at the haters while lighting up in freedom (in some US states). These cheeky weed pipes are each handmade by the artistic duo behind Troll, Aine Vonnegut and Maia Ruth Lee.
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White Shell Necklace
Founder and creative director Anupama Sukh Lalvani and her partner Sonal Sood create jewelry for their line, En Inde, that captures the dichotomy of India's urban industrial and indigenous rural landscapes. The White Shell Single Strand Necklace is...
STYLE
Unwashed Denim Raw Bomber Jacket
For many, it's during their college years when an interest in design and fashion is discovered. For New York's Will Berman—who we met at our 2013 Pitch Night—the passion took root at a much younger age; at 15 he started his own label, Unwashed Denim...
HANDMADE
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Pig Pillow
Arkansas-based illustrator Stacie Bloomfield of Gingiber creates homewares that add a little "zest for your nest." Her limited edition pig pillow is handmade and includes a cotton-linen front you can snuggle up to, and a homespun, plaid cotton back...
HANDMADE
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Carbon Steel Camping Knife
Inspired by traditional, utilitarian knives native to Scandinavia, the sturdy blade on the Horse Carbon Steel Camping Knife is fit for any adventure. And, as things go with handmade knives, each is unique due to hand-grinding and variations in the...
HANDMADE
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Linen Napkins
Design student Blair Moore started Stitch to help fund her senior design thesis at Parsons. She makes all of her products by hand in her tiny NYC apartment, including the crisp, striped linen Dinner Napkins, which come in a set of four.
HANDMADE
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JEWELRY
Engraved Horn Pendant Necklace
There's nothing precious about K/LLER's Petite Engraved Horn Pendant made in collaboration with motorcycle engraver Otto Carter. Brass is the name of the game, both on the hand-cast pendant and the blackened metal chain.
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Trapper Wool Scout Pack
A collaboration between two strong American brands—Faribault Woolen Mill and Duluth Pack—the Trapper Wool Scout Pack is both handsome and handmade. Lined with sturdy cotton canvas with adjustable leather straps, the timeless bag is built to last for...
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Elephant Air Plant Pod
With just a hint of '70s kitsch, this Elephant Air Plant Pod by Claylicious serves as a nice little upper for your desktop. The ceramic figurine houses a tuft of soil-independent greenery, so you've got a little bit of life without any of the mess.
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Silk Pixel Scarf
Central Saint Martins grad and experimental French designer Marlene Huissoud spent 24 hours drawing the pattern on her 100% silk Pixel Scarf. The result is a mesmerizing grid of tiny color blocks that from far away seem a vibrant wash of saturated...
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Wood Jewelry Box
This handsome handmade jewelry box comes in several varieties of ethically sourced wood. Created by architect-turned-designer Aaron Portiz, its classic styling and proportion suit both men and women.
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Shibori Dye Socks
These indigo wool socks from KAPITAL use a traditional Japanese shibori dyeing technique to give a twist to the usual knit. The denim hue is a nod to the clothing company’s headquarters in Kojima, the denim capital of Japan.
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SKINA Magazine Rack
SKINA celebrates copper's lustre in a simple, industrial contraption pairing pipes with a hammock of PVC canvas. Stash magazines, or anything you want, and put it somewhere prominent.
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Make and Give: Simple and Modern Crafts to Brighten Every Day
Everybody loves a handmade gift, but crafts can often conjure up ideas of juvenile knicknacks or impossibly intricate frills. "Make and Give" swaps out laborious and uncool-campy for enjoyable and clever in a smartly packaged how-to guide. Authors...
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Middle Finger Planter
If you've ever wanted to make a bold statement with a piece of nicely designed home decor, FPOAFM's Middle Finger Planter will top your wish list. They recommend an Andes Mountain cactus, a prickly, phallic plant that stands up against the world without...
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