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Nice travel (camera) bag from Kellymoorbag.com.

Wireless outdoor speakers…but not theft proof.

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Plug and play patio ponds…so simple.

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Got $18.5 million lying around? This could be yours but note I live next door or it would coast $22.75 million.

msl-good-things-tools-016-mld109975_vertI’ve always loved these classic, simple wooden tools…now Martha can show you how to paint the handles.

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Automatic grill cleaner. Just in time for Father’s Day, I mean really?

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Architectural Digest is featuring this little get away on Long Island. From the Jazz era.

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Roll up mud guard. Another Kickstarter concept.

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No keys…just a smart phone. Another design by Yves Behar and Jason Johnson.

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Umbra introduces a wooden spoon that doubles as a stylus.

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Need a visual clue as to where you left your keys?

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Fast Company’s codesign.com is featuring this strainer-b0wl. This would be great for spinach or mac & cheese.

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What once was an WWII air base

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At age 70, IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad has resigned. Read the whole article here at dezeen. Where is his yellow shirt?

I had not heard of this company. But the offer some wonderful outdoor furnishings: Kingsley-Bate.

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New twist on the skylight.

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New sink from Blancoamerica.

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A solution called Walhub by upwell design.

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A fun new textile named “Bavaria” available through maharam.

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Tempting. The Pick camera for $60.

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Crab door knockers…and many other hard to find items at this location.

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Nice blend of materials, forms and colors…this line called “acrobat” is by Eva Craenhals.

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Bird house for cubist. This would look striking in your backyard given that nothing in nature is truly flat, or square.

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Great for the backyard where you don’t want caps lying around for bare feet to discover.

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The Bella Diamonds series available at JCP.com. I don’t know how easy these would be to clean, if the are thermal so bread bags don’t melt if they tough them, if there is any semantic function being hinted at or what…but there was something refreshing about this product line.

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We witnessed a lot of these in our local parade of homes…the sliding barn door (not the little Lego home).

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Good article on the importance of well placed lighting in kitchens.

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Remember the childhood song “there’s a frog on a bump on a log in the hole of the bottom of the sea…”

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Just in from the land of dreams…Porsche, built to order.

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And in almost complete opposition, consider the simplicity of these product from farmhousepottery.com. Do you know how hard it is to make something complex, simple?

ku-xlargeSustainable wooden speakers for Peerless.

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From the “why didn’t I think of that file”. The doughnut float, with sprinkles.

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Backyard watering system…hydro-robotics.

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The new MacBook Air with a new Intel process called the “Haswell” and 12 hours of battery life.

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New theater-hotel by BCHO Architects.

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New Lego blocks enable addition of iPhones to your favorite stories.

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A candle in the dark. Balance Associates, Seattle.

By Jon King

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