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  1. FURemover Broom

    FURemover Broom

    If this looks like late-night television infomercial fodder, there’s a good reason—it is. But all snobbery aside, the FURemover’s rubber bristles serve an essential purpose (especially for pet...

    $14.99

  2. Quickie Super Bulldozer 2-in-1 Pushbroom

    Quickie Super Bulldozer 2-in-1 Pushbroom

    It’s easy to assume that all brooms are essentially the same—handle, brush, what else is there? The Bulldozer’s versatility disproves this common perception. The soft outer fibers and stiff inner...

    $19.97

  3. Eco-Friendly Carpeting
    Product Reviews

    Eco-Friendly Carpeting

    Dear Dwell: I'm not into the hard modernism of concrete floors: I miss the cushy carpet of my youth. Are there eco-friendly options for wall-to-wall? —Craig Dewey, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.28.09

  4. Self-Watering Pots

    Self-Watering Pots

    If you want a row of pots on the windowsill but are afraid to plant because of a busy schedule and a tendency to forget the required watering, these pots are the perfect solution. Tiny nylon...

    $34.50

  5. Streamgarden

    Streamgarden

    Used by NASA and greenhouse gardeners for years, hydroponics offer a growing technique that substitutes water and a nutrient solution for soil. Streamgarden provides the technology; all you have to...

    $146.94

  6. Garden-in-a-Bag

    Garden-in-a-Bag

    The earth-friendly Potting Shed Creations produces leak-free paper bags full of soil; space-challenged gardeners simply have to add the enclosed packet of seeds and keep everything watered...

    $7.50

  7. Ivy Coat Hook System

    Ivy Coat Hook System

    Call it a digitized creeper, or a functional version of Algue, Ivy appears to crawl across your wall guided by some obscure design-world algorithm. Whether it functions as a coatrack for those who...

    $75.00

  8. Wire Coatrack

    Wire Coatrack

    As an infinitely extendable chain of hooks, Tom Dixon’s paperclip-inspired Wire coatrack provides stalwart stainless steel utility and is flexible enough to wrap around corners.

    $300.00

  9. Ghost Tree

    Ghost Tree

    A leafless birch perched on a Saarinen base may be the spiritual symbol for austere Finnish winters, but in the flesh it feels a little flimsy. Heavy coats will likely break branches, and at this...

    $1700.00

  10. Tree Hooked Coatrack

    Tree Hooked Coatrack

    Structurally streamlined, Tree Hooked is inspired by flowering branches, though we think it could also pass as a subway map. Display it in any orientation, or supplement it with additional modules...

    $74.00

  11. 2D3D

    2D3D

    Suitable for the savviest alumni of the Transformers generation, 2D3D is a coatrack in disguise: a flat perforated sheet that you fold into a five-hooked wall-mount rack in five easy steps.

    $89.00

  12. Viola Drawer Organizer

    Viola Drawer Organizer

    This is one of the few products that infuses a bit of color into the gaggle of cords and batteries that typically inhabit junk drawers. These containers are bigger and deeper than the rest of the...

    $3.99

  13. Silver Mesh Office Drawer Organizer

    Silver Mesh Office Drawer Organizer

    Like the Viola organizers—and NFL running back Jerome Bettis—these mesh bins are on the larger side. Junk drawers accumulate mess from the careless tossing of miscellany, and these durable metal...

    $2.49

  14. Bamboo Drawer Organizers

    Bamboo Drawer Organizers

    In addition to being a sustainable material, bamboo has a striking color striation to its grain, and is nice enough to be displayed just about anywhere. These crafted modular boxes are big enough...

    $3.99

  15. Acrylic Drawer Organizer Set

    Acrylic Drawer Organizer Set

    This modular set gives you the handy option of situating the separate compartments according to your needs, which could be quite helpful in the likely event that an oddball object won’t fit. The...

    $19.99

  16. PowerSquid Surge Protector

    PowerSquid Surge Protector

    Designed by 31-year-old inventor Chris Hawker, the PowerSquid takes a familiar concept—the power strip—and turns it inside out. The PowerSquid looks like, well, a squid, complete with a pair of...

    $17.95

  17. Circa 1955
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    Circa 1955

    With all the romanticism about mid-century modernism, it's fascinating to crack open a time capsule and see how people really decorated their domestic spaces back in the mid-twentieth century:...

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.31.09

  18. Living in a Material World
    Design 101

    Living in a Material World

    Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of titanium to the chance to conquer Superman with kryptonite.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Aya Brackett
    01.31.09

  19. PEC-MAT
    Design 101

    PEC-MAT

    As more and more Americans are quickly discovering, the land beneath our feet is not quite as solid as we thought. Houses slip down hillsides, trees float down rivers, and whole cities disappear...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

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