Die Electric

Posted on July 17, 2007 Under Gadgetry

Die Electric, an online exhibit of energy-saving products for your home by "freelance electrical engineer" and inventor Scot Amron is notable for three reasons: its mind, its heart, and its eyes are in all the right places. Like most other…

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Paul Loebach: New Releases

Posted on June 29, 2007 Under Design

Paul Loebach, the world renowned, Brooklyn-based furniture designer, recently released his latest series of product and furniture designs. Called the Yee-Ha collection, Paul's newest work beautifully blends exaggerated decorative references and images of American cultural fantasy with traditional materials resulting…

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Posted on June 11, 2007 Under Design

When we got an email from an e-glue fan, my first impression of the product was that it was a kid-friendly glue stick. I was a little thrown (I thought glue WAS kid friendly; we all ate it, right?), but…

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Posted on May 31, 2007 Under Design

I love wallpaper. If possible, I would cover every inch of wallspace in my apartment with papers by Deborah Bowness or Dan Funderburgh, and then I'd probably move onto the ceilings, floors or perhaps even my the cats I am…

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OMG we heart the FAB28URR

Posted on May 17, 2007 Under Design

Heather and I just found a new source of idolatry in the FAB28URR, a 50's style refrigerator by Italian innovators SMEG. Hailed by NYMag as the next SubZero (a claim that, while debatable, we may embrace if only for the…

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Undoboy + blik

Posted on May 17, 2007 Under Design

blik, the kids who bring color to the walls of renters and hope to decor commitment-phobes worldwide have teamed up with Spear Collective member Undoboy to add some super fun new wall decals to their already extensive collection. Available in…

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Cultivate System for Indoor Botanicals

Posted on May 7, 2007 Under Gadgetry

Rarely do I get job-envy these days, but every time I see new work from Eoin McNally and Ian Walton, my eyes get a little greener. After all, I get to write about new design trends and releases (for example,…

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Sneak Peek: Knu Sustainable Modern Furniture

Posted on May 2, 2007 Under Design

Come August, my household will lose a roommate (to grad school in Austin) and gain a whole extra room which, if I have any say in the matter, will be a sleek new office. The timing is perfect, really, because…

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Modern Cellar

Posted on April 27, 2007 Under Design

Finding a wine storage solution that combines environmental and pleasing aesthetic values has proven to be somewhat of a challenge for me...so much so that the "storage" situation basically consists of the 8+ bottles of wine we usually have on…

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Crit Buns

Posted on December 6, 2006 Under Design

I enjoy very much getting introduced to new and interesting products, especially ones that make me all at once chuckle and think to myself: 'wow, I really wish I had that.' Crit Buns is one such product. Crit Buns was…

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