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Four Creative Clocks to Spring Forward
Daylight saving time, as we know it, is thanks in large part to one man in New Zealand who wanted a bit of extra daylight for his hobbies. George Vernon Hudson worked as a clerk at the Wellington post office, but his passion was in entomology, astronomy...
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Cool Hunting Video: Knoll Remix Line
The Knoll team recently showed us a preview of their latest beautifully designed furniture line: the Remix family of chairs. Teaming up with Formway Design, Knoll produced this line of high-performance office chairs with a focus on conforming to...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. A Bionic Eye Restores a Man's Vision Minnesota native Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years—after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease—10 years of which he spent nearly blind. The 68-year-old underwent...
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Three Ergonomic Desk Additions
It's no secret that prolonged periods of sitting isn't good for one's health. Hammering away at a keyboard for hours on end is a new phenomenon in the scope of human evolution, and research shows our bodies aren't made for the sedentary life. Heightened...
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Heckler Design Cliff
Heckler Design's Cliff display riser and desk drawer offers a sleek alternative to a stack of books. Machined of sturdy powder-coated steel, the unobtrusive desk accessory raises your monitor to eye level, hides wires, adds storage space all while...
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16 Calendars for 2015
If time flies when you're having fun, you might as well extend that notion to the moments spent organizing your time. For our annual calendar round-up this year, we've included 16 shining examples that will ensure all of 2015 is just how you envisioned...
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Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters
Mass-produced prints add as much to a space as a tiny sprig of parsley atop an entree—sure it adds some color, but it's far from memorable or meaningful. Ditch the cookie-cutter dorm room pop-art prints in favor of something truly unique from Re...
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World Clock by 11+
South Korean design house 11+ is quickly gaining a reputation for its elegant yet approachable modern take on home accessories. The World Clock is an interactive desk clock that stylishly masks its complexity in a simple, minimalist design. A cylindrical...
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Varsity Fountain Pen 3 Pack
When a refillable fountain pen isn't practical we rely on these affordable disposable fountain pens. A staple at CH HQ, they're available in a range of colors (including CH green).
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Indoor Mini Basketball Kit
Shooting hoops indoors just got way more luxe. Killspencer's Indoor Mini Basketball Kit is made in their LA workshop and features a 24k gold-plated rim mounted on a black maple backboard and a black leather net. Consider it a touch of playful luxury...
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Pillar Laptop Stand
If you're reading this on your laptop, chances are your back is hunched, elbows are scrunched and your neck is craned. One solution to laptop fatigue is Pillar, a stand that lifts the computer up to eye level. It weighs just over five ounces, and when...
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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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Peacock Feather Memento Mori
Across myriad religions and ancient myths, the peacock feather has always carried a positive symbolic meaning, especially that of renewal. Porcelain manufactory of the Bavarian crown, Nymphenburg, has incorporated the avian emblem into their works...
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Botanical Paperweight
Perfectly preserved, this handsome paperweight captures the graceful structure and magical whimsy of a dandelion, one of nature's most useful flowers.
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Collection Two: Uganda From The Citizenry
Following a successful first release, incorporating materials and craftsmanship from Peru and Argentina, socially conscious design house The Citizenry presents Collection Two: Uganda. Partnering with artisans throughout the country to source materials...
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Death From Above
If you're not familiar with the name Steven Vogel, it's likely you've seen his work before; be it his pioneering music and menswear blog, his expert projects for Burton and Levi's, or his brazen T-shirt and print designs created under the moniker Black...
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Large Pencil Bucket
Doug Johnston's Large Pencil Bucket is a nice and useful addition to the desktop, and a hand-coiled work of art. Having studied architecture and worked as a metal fabricator in addition to weaving and presenting his varied, sculptural rope pieces...
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Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente
Each year during Milan Design week, SaloneSatellite is the area of Salone del Mobile devoted to emerging designers and schools. This is one of the true hot-spots—the place to find the future of industrial and furniture design. For the second year...
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Various Key Tag: I Like Sottsass
For the Memphis-obsessed, there's no designer better than Ettore Sottsass. Sport your favorite design movement on your keys with Various Projects' straightforward "I Like Sottsass" key tag.
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CH Gift Guide: Back At It
Another summer has come and gone for those living north of the equator. In the States, Labor Day sadly signals the end of weekends at the beach, long lunches in the park, carefree bike rides and any other casual outdoor activity in which bare skin...
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The Coffee Filter Refined with Bairro Alto's AltoAir
There are no ends to a coffee lover's quest to make the perfect cup in the comfort of home. Sure destination coffee shops will always have their place, but there is a certain satisfaction gained from making your own cup first thing in the morning...
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Assembly Design's 00 Clock
Balancing a calculated academic approach with a very tactile studio process, the New York City-based duo Assembly Design (responsible for the imaginative furniture collaboration that debuted at this year's ICFF) is now exploring familiar territory...
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Crest & Co: Preserving a Legacy of Craftsmanship
While luxury is a word that gets thrown around casually, the just-launched private online shopping destination Crest & Co truly embodies it. With a focus more on quality, craftsmanship and identity than fashionable brands, the shop offers the best...
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