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October 29, 2013
As gift guide season kicks in to high gear, check out one editor-approved online shopping destination (aside from our own!): Giftlab, the newest venture from Net-a-Porter's Carmen Busquets.
Alvaro Catalán de Ocón lighting designer Spain online shopping lamp
The Candil Kyoto Lamp by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón, a Spanish designer we'll be covering in Dwell's February 2014 issue, is $465 at Giftlab.
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Max Lamb bone china crockery tableware 1882
Max Lamb designed his Flinstones-esque line of Fine Bone China for 1882, and the whole line of crockery is available via Giftlab. Shown here, the Max Lamp jug ($100).
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Brass cherry wood knife stand kitchen made in Japan Masanori Oji
Giftlab features a host of great Japanese-made gifts for the home, as well, including this brass-and-cherry-wood knife stand by Masanori Oji for $225.
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Eames Ice Gray Elephant Conran Shop Giftlab kids room toys baby
Designed in 1945 by Charles and Ray Eames and available on Giftlab via The Conran Shop, this design classic is made of sturdy thermopolymer plastic and available in red and pink in addition to classic gray (shown here, $165).
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Glass black green candlestick Gaia&Gino Istanbul Memphis geometric design tabletop
In case you haven't heard, the Memphis influence is everywhere these days, including on this colorful, wobbly glass candlestick by Istanbul-based Gaia&Gino ($385 at Giftlab).
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Maison Martin Margiela Russian white nesting dolls art design Antwerp
For the art lover: a set of creamy white nesting dolls by Maison Martin Margiela that speaks to the particular appeal of Antwerp design (cerebral, minimalist, and androgynous). $170 at Giftlab.
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Karen Chekerdjian brass candleholder Beirut Lebanon designer artisan made
Beirut-based industrial designer Karen Chekerdjian produces individually handcrafted items that she designs and has fabricated by local Lebanese artisans. This circular brass piece, with an etched star pattern, holds a single tea candle. $50 each from Giftlab.
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Masanori Oji japanese maple butter dish tabletop kitchenware Hokkaido handmade
Another Masanori Oji-designed tabletop piece we love is this butter case made of Japanese maple, which is part of the ‘Kakudo’ (meaning ‘angle’ in Japanese) series of tableware fabricated in Hokkaido. $125 at Giftlab.
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Alvaro Catalán de Ocón lighting designer Spain online shopping lamp
The Candil Kyoto Lamp by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón, a Spanish designer we'll be covering in Dwell's February 2014 issue, is $465 at Giftlab.

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