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Original Grain Launches Handcrafted Watches With Wood Dials
Solid wood watch dials are the latest addition to Original Grain's collection. After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the brand continues to launch stylish and eco-conscious watches inspired by the Pacific Northwest. Featuring 100% exotic...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. How Empowerment Became a Purchasable Product Originally used by social workers to encourage marginalized communities to rise up from poverty and oppression, the term “empowerment” has taken on completely different definitions in recent years...
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London Art Fair 2016: Wood
Wandering the stands within the London Art Fair, which has returned to the British capital for its 28th edition this January, consistently delivers an eye-opening experience. As usual, the show features an abundance of contemporary and modern British...
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Rocket Planter
Made in Melbourne, Australia, Retro Print Revival's Rocket Planters are a sleek and sophisticated way to decorate your house with greenery. Crafted using fiberglass, brass and Tasmanian Blackwood, the design (which is available in two sizes) is super...
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Test Drive: The All-New 2016 Volvo XC90
An hour outside of Barcelona in a sleepy seaside town that only sees action a few months of the year sits the culmination of an $11 billion dollar investment. Volvo's 2016 XC90 is the product of not just the global investment that came from Chinese...
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Paragon Pendant by Allied Maker
Drawing on geometric simplicity with a heavy focus on materials and craftsmanship, Allied Maker began as the woodwork of Ryden Rizzo. Since we last checked in, the Allied Maker offerings have expanded into high-end lighting fixtures. Simple yet with...
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Uganda's Rose & Fitzgerald Design Studio
We were first introduced to Uganda-based houseware and jewelry design team Rose & Fitzgerald through their collaborative project with socially conscious design house The Citizenry. Delving deeper into their work, we discovered an array of beautiful...
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Sandwichbikes + Van Gogh Museum
Though it was first conceived as a curious concept by Dutch design agency Bleijh nearly a decade ago, our initial introduction to the Sandwichbike came in 2013 during Milan Design Week. Shipped flat-packed, the predominately wood frame design is...
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Tegu's Future Set: Magnetron Solar Station
Truly meant for children of all ages, Tegu's range of hardwood toys equally encourage imagination and architectural exploration in adults who aren't afraid to sit down and build something fun. Their newly released, first-ever themed line of magnetized...
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Orée iPhone 6/6+ Wood Shell Wireless Charger
Following up on the success of last year's Pebble 2—a wireless charging hub crafted in the south of France with premium hardwood or stone options—French tech accessories design firm Orée has returned with the iPhone 6/6+ Shell. On the surface, the...
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Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet
At first glance, Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet resembles a 110cm-high Jenga Tower. Disguised as a visually intriguing, textural and seemingly random pile of wooden blocks, the tower actually serves as a multifunctional object...
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CH + AmDC: Tipsy Grey
Bower's Tipsy paperweight puts the fun in functional. Like an adult—and tiny—version of those pop-up punching bags, knock this desk accessory over when you're feeling stressed and it'll spring back to life, keeping your papers dutifully protected...
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Rotator Jump Rope
For those that take fitness as seriously as they take design, look to German newcomer Hock. Founded in 2009 by Kristof Hock, the eponymous label uses only certifiably sustainable and natural materials for its handsome workout gear, while adhering to...
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Hand-Painted Wall Clock
Westkill, the Brooklyn studio of artists Joe Silver and Justin Horowitz, specializes in hand-painted and screen-printed home goods. Their one-of-a-kind clocks add a splash of character to a room or office.
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Luxury Wood Dugout Kit
Discreet and elegant, the Luxury Wood Dugout Kit by Denver's Elevate Accessories brings subtle sophistication to smoking devices. The handcrafted, tritone wood dugout comes with built-in tobacco storage and an accompanying glass one-hitter with a wild...
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Reclaimed Wood Tub Caddy
Turn your bathroom into a sanctuary with this "skin pruning" tub caddy, made of wood sourced from an old hardware store in Lancaster County, PA.
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Nokori Folding Chair
The Nokori Folding Chair applies the richest materials—hand-rubbed mahogany and Chromexcel leather—to a classic, midcentury-inspired silhouette. Each piece is built by hand in Portland.
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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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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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Tool Stool
Alex Hellum's solid beech Tool Stool is exactly as described in its name. The stool features an overhanging seat with a laser-etched ruler so it can be easily used as a saw-bench, while the complementary toolbox keeps it all in one spot and can be...
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Walnut Hand Mirror
Staking its claim on a tried-and-true classic, the Walnut Hand Mirror by Fellow Barber doesn't mess with what works. The simple, round mirror features oil-rubbed walnut with a beveled edge and a six-inch mirror—handcrafted in the US.
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Hand-Painted Wooden Planters
New York-based FlaneursPocket requires two sets of hands: in her bedroom-turned-wood shop, Veronica Acosta cuts wood with a circular saw and sands the pieces down into quirky irregular prisms; Lauren Manning determines the color palettes and paints...
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