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Jonathan Adler's Whales

Though I've become quite fond of them, I don't quite know what to make of Jonathan Adler's pair of tabletop cetaceans. A butter dish and a pitcher, are they meant as a wry reminder of what a holiday season's worth of ingeting and imbibing might turn us into? And if so, what better service vessel than the butter dish to warn against the perils of overindugence?
November 26, 2009
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Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation

Exciting news in the design world: Danish powerhouse designer firms Kilo Design (headed by Lars Holme Larsen), BIG (led by Bjarke Ingels), and Skibsted Ideation (founded by Jens artin Skibsted) have decided to join forces to create a new "idea-driven industrial design firm," KiBiSi.
November 25, 2009
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Ed Mazria

"This isn’t a question of cost: It’s a question of design. Design is how you solve the climate-change problem."  
November 24, 2009
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Unpacking My Library

I just got a wonderful new book in the mail today concerning famous archtiects and their personal collections of books. Unpacking My Library: Architects and their Books is due out from Yale University Press and the Urban Center Books later this month, and it will make ideal reading, or a solid stocking stuffer, for design geeks and bibliophiles alike.
November 23, 2009
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Kitchen Wishlist

November 20, 2009
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Pet Accessories

November 20, 2009
Gentlemens Accoutrements

Gentlemen's Accoutrements

November 20, 2009
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Books and Films

November 20, 2009
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Field Notes Winter Colors Series

I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design Company and Chicago's Coudal Partners--for some time now. Call them the American antidote to the sophisticated Euro vibe Moleskine goes for (if Picasso was a Moleskine man, you can easliy imagine Jeff Tweedy as a Field Notes fellow), and dig a design ethos that looks back to agricultural memo books.
November 20, 2009