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  1. Evans Table

    Evans Table

    The clean lines and warm finish make the Evans table a good fit for trads, mods, and those who can’t make up their minds. The family-run metal fabricator Bell Manufacturing makes the steel...


  2. 736 TR Energy Star Fridge

    736 TR Energy Star Fridge

    The average 736 TR spends about eight hours on the production line, but it’s the 5 to 24 hours spent on test runs that assure the quality of this Energy Star–rated appliance. Pieces and...

  3. Sei Duvet Cover

    Sei Duvet Cover

    Made to order in the heart of Los Angeles from luxurious foreign fabrics, the 600-thread-count Sei duvet cover is cut and sewn at Matteo’s factory, which is adjacent to its design studio....


  4. Henrybuilt Kitchen

    Henrybuilt Kitchen

    Simple lines, rich materials, and elegant craftsmanship are the hallmarks of Seattle’s premier custom kitchen shop, Henrybuilt. Made with FSC-certified wood by the 20 craftspeople in the...

  5. Shower Caddy Octopus

    Shower Caddy Octopus

    No need to dive 20,000 leagues into the briny deep to find this clever little cephalopod-inspired caddy. Yes, it plays into our love of the oceanic and the nautical, but the fact that the red,...


  6. Data Clip USB Stick

    Data Clip USB Stick

    The lastest in the things-that-masquerade-as-other-things brigade is this USB stick from Japanese design firm Nendo. We have a habit of misplacing our regular thumb drives and this pipsqueak of a...

  7. Claude Dresser

    Claude Dresser

    The special edition Claude dresser marries two of the 1970s favorite colors, avocado green and mustard yellow, with a rich walnut frame. This blast from the mid-century past and can add a retro...


  8. Krenit Bowl

    Krenit Bowl

    When the enameled steel Krenit bowl was first released in the 1950s, its designer Herbert Krenchel said, “The idea was to make a beautiful bowl, preferably so functional and delicate that it...


  9. Letter Opener and Paperweight

    Letter Opener and Paperweight

    Our Stone Age ancestors used flint as a primitive tool and today, more than 700,000 years later, French designer Ora-Ïto looked to this artifact to influence his elegant letter opener and...


  10. Calendario Bilancia

    Calendario Bilancia

    Move these wood strips side to side to align the date in the middle, but beware: They’re a bit wobbly and won’t stay completely parallel when left or right of center.


  11. Perpetual Calendar

    Perpetual Calendar

    Magnets rule! One sphere miraculously “floats” toward the month while the other slides along the horizontal rail to indicate the date.


  12. Cubes Perpetual Calendar

    Cubes Perpetual Calendar

    A plastic rendition of classic wooden blocks, Cubes makes a splashy desktop addition. Its petite size keeps its bright colors from overtaking your workspace.


  13. Round & Round Calendar

    Round & Round Calendar

    A spin of the finger rotates the plastic panels to reveal the day of the week, date, and month.


  14. Penpal


    Keep your desktop writing implements neat and tidy with this silicone holder available in red, black, and white.


  15. Masters Chair

    Masters Chair

    For this versatile indoor/outdoor seat, Philippe Starck mined the silhouettes of the Arne Jacobsen Series 7, Eames Shell chair, and Saarinen Tulip armchair. Available at the Dwell Store


  16. Speak-er Desktop Speakers

    Speak-er Desktop Speakers

    Desktop speakers aren't known for their high aesthetic factor; luckily, designers like music, too, and are working to jazz up the littles boxes of sound.


  17. NPR Radio

    NPR Radio

    The NPR radio connects via wireless to over 20,000 internet radio stations across the globe, and a portion of the price tag goes right to the beloved non-profit radio station.


  18. Edition 10 Headphones

    Edition 10 Headphones

    Yes, there is a pair of headphones that costs as much as a home audio system. The price of the limited-edition Ultrasone Edition 10 is only slightly justified by the fact that only 2,010 pairs of...


  19. Cork Trivet

    Cork Trivet

    The simplest and cutest trivet I've seen in a while, from the Danish company Ferm Living. A chain of cork balls on a raw leather string—so simple, so clever. Plus, affordable!


  20. Fold Unfold Tablecloth

    Fold Unfold Tablecloth

    I ogled this digitally printed tablecloth at the design store HAY in Copenhagen, and was pleased to discover it's available stateside as well. The design, by Copenhagen-based textile and color...


  21. Plus Salt and Pepper Grinder

    Plus Salt and Pepper Grinder

    This salt and pepper grinder, designed by Norway Says for Muuto, is available in white, black, and natural beech wood, but our favorite is this playful multi-colored version. The stacked components...


  22. Kuksa Finnish Camping Cups

    Kuksa Finnish Camping Cups

    We love these hand-carved cups, made from rare arctic birch burl and outfitted with a reindeer leather strap. Apparently the cups are antiseptic and don't need to be cleaned between uses, so they...


  23. Taika Plate

    Taika Plate

    A friend who recently got married registered for Taika dinnerware, and I was immediately smitten with Klaus Haapaniemi's whimsical illustrations for this Iitalia line. Taika (which means "...


  24. Heath Tea Towels

    Heath Tea Towels

    Heath Ceramics has been creating beautiful tiles and tableware for over half a century, so it's no surprise that we fell in love with these tea towels. This unique design features silhouettes of...


  25. Rook Lamp

    Rook Lamp

    Pros: The linen shade and the chunky walnut base channel a mid-century vibe while bringing it up to date. You can also tilt the base to balance on one leg. Two lamps in one! ...