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Must-Touch Porcelain Tableware by Piaule
Piaule launched with an ambitious idea: release thoughtfully considered homewares, one at a time—and make them so well that there's no need to offer a selection of "choices." The online brand has already perfected the ultra-lightweight, quick-drying...
STYLE
Interview: KARA Founder and Designer Sarah Law
KARA bags appeared from nowhere and suddenly were everywhere, from the shoulders of design-lovers to actors and the Insta-famous. The now-signature leather backpacks are instantly recognizable, despite bearing no branding aside from a discreetly embossed...
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Ode Lamp
In classic Herman Miller style, the Ode Lamp (available in desk or floor sizes and colors) is minimalism and function executed to perfection. The sophisticated lamp is a little space-age—you even turn it off by touching the stem—but also delightfully...
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Electric Kettle
If you hadn't noticed, MUJI's US online store has been down for the past few months while undergoing a complete overhaul, meaning the only way to get your dose of quality, affordable Japanese design was to go brick-and-mortar. It's finally up and running...
DESIGN
Nocs 'Seconds' Watch
Stockholm-based Nocs established a name for themselves the good old-fashioned way: through positive reviews of their understated, considered design of consumer audio products. Their wireless NS2 Air Monitors V2 were a particular hit for its versatility...
STYLE
Regulars 02 by Thisispaper
Warsaw-based Thisispaper is an adventurous design studio that's thrived in not only crafting local pieces (with fervent care toward environment and makers) but beautiful online and print content as well (which rarely features the brand, instead...
STYLE
Fashion Meets Function with ADAY's Activewear
We've seen the rise of independent brands like Outdoor Voices blurring the line between gym attire and streetwear, and fellow newcomer ADAY sets the bar high for apparel that can perform, but also, not look like gym attire. In fact, a quick scroll...
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Elemental Turntable
As an alternative to the bulky size and cheap plastic of many entry-level turntables, Austria-based Pro-Ject Audio Systems's Elemental is a simple record player especially fit for vinyl newbies that's as easy on the wallet as it is on the ears. With...
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C35 Rose Gold Watch
Uniform Wares timepieces boast a clean, refined aesthetic that are as sophisticated on the exterior as they are on the inside. Their high-calibre, C35 rose gold watch features Swiss-made Ronda movement, four jewels, sapphire crystal and choice of stylish...
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Macallan Special Edition Stereo Console
Gone are the clunky, corner-swallowing sound systems of yesteryear. Make just a bit of room for SYMBOL's smart, minimal Custom Audio Console. Crafted with low-sheen-lacquered Spanish oak in New York's Hudson Valley, the consoles can be customized to...
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Nightcap Decaf
The friendly team behind Seattle's Slate Coffee are dedicated to "the elevation of coffee culture." Their methodical and minimalist approach allows the carefully selected beans to really shine. A bag of their decaf beans let's you enjoy all of the...
TRAVEL
Passport Sleeve Wallet from Bellroy
Well-loved by planners and organizers, passport sleeves are nevertheless shunned by the ultra-minimalist traveler. Designs are often plagued by bulkiness (a by-product of too many pockets) and overly tall dimensions (measured to fit a traditional...