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Book: Natural Histories

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Extraordinary rare prints from the American Museum of Natural History Library $25.00

Published late in 2012, Natural Histories offers a rare glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated essays from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. And it's not just for armchair scientists. Included in the clamshell package are 40 prints of extraordinary illustrations, printed in quality stock, just begging to be framed. From the curation to the printing, this is a......read more

Cork Planter Bookend Set

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Cork bookends also function as desktop planters/office organizers $48.00

Talk about versatility. We can count at least four simultaneous uses for this Cork Planter Bookend Set, designed by Nicole Runde on behalf of Working Class Studio. Made entirely of durable, high-density tan cork, the containers are watertight and perfectly sized for succulents, miniature, small ferns, or any sort of herb. Meanwhile it doubles as an inventive office organizer that......read more

Flat File by Jill Allyn Peterson

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An elegant, low-impact alternative to the traditional filing cabinet $80.00

When it comes to options for file storage, the pickings are slim. You can either go bulky and ugly or cheap-looking and plastic. NYC designer Jill Allyn Peterson proposes an attractive alternative in the form of the Flat File, a super lightweight, flat-shipping filing cabinet designed with sustainability in mind. Made of laser-cut birch plywood, with organic cotton folders, the Flat File is......read more

Eco Highlighter Pencil

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The vital office and school supply -- now in biodegradable format $2.00

Since it was first developed in 1963, the highlighter pen has become an essential tool for the office and school. Unfortunately, like so many of the products that have become indispensible to modern life, the felt-tipped plastic highlighters are terrible for the environment. Enter the Eco Highlighter Pencil from Stubby Pencil Studio, a 100% biodegradable highlighter that uses no ink solvents......read more

Offcut Stool Fluoro by Tom Dixon

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Eye-popping stool constructed from discarded wood $250.00

When it comes to creative recycling, esteemed British furniture designer Tom Dixon is one of the greats. Dixon's Offcut collection of benches and stools makes fantastic use of discarded wood remnants from the furniture industry. From that series comes Offcut Stool Fluoro, a solid birch stool lacquered in the signature Tom Dixon fluoro shade. With a rounded top made from curved and irregular......read more

BoostSolar Charger by Eton

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Solar-powered backup battery delivers off-grid juice to phones or tablets $100.00

The BoostSolar Charger, new in 2013 from Eton, is a handy backup battery that gets powered up by the sun then can be used to charge smartphones and tablets while you're off the grid. On one side, the BoostSolar features a 5" solar charger; on the other, a removable 4,000mAh lithium battery. The solar panel can charge the battery in 10 hours, giving the battery enough juice to charge two iPhones......read more

Tea Towel Set by Hudson Made

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Organic cotton/hemp tea towels sport old school graphics celebrating American craftsmanship $94.00

There may be murmurs that the so-called "heritage" or "Americana" trend is dead, but before the backlash really takes hold but if you ask us, any movement that is driven by quality, local manufacturing is good by us, forever. That includes the stuff on offer from Hudson Made, such as these tea towels made of a super-absorbent blend of organic cotton and hemp. The tea towels pay homage to......read more

Standing Bowl by Fort Standard

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American-made, sand cast aluminum bowl with architecturally inspired planar legs $84.00

We first became aware of Brooklyn-based design studio Fort Standard via their amazing geometric brass bottle openers. We checked back in recently to discover that the two-man operation has expanded its home product line to include these architecture-inspired standing bowls. Made of sand cast aluminum, the clean, understated bowls are elevated off the table surface by upright planar......read more

Dopp Kit by Joshu&Vela

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Classically-styled, American-made travel kit $65.00

Need a gift for the well-traveled dude in your life? Hudson Made has you covered, with this sturdy, stylish Dopp kit from San Francisco brand Joshu+Vela. Made of Navy-grade 18 oz. canvas, the classic-style holdall features double-stitched seams and a brass zipper that opens wide to store all bathroom accessories. An American leather end handle makes for an easy carry. Well-crafted product,......read more

SBW Stool by Miles & May

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American-made seating in reclaimed heart pine and black steel $815.00

Led by designer Brandon Phillips, upstate NY furniture maker Miles & May finds inspiration in the idiosyncrasies of salvaged wood to create warm, functional pieces for the home. The SBW Stool is a good example of Phillips' well-considered approach to material and form. The stool's seat is made from reclaimed "heart pine" -- the non-living center of the pine tree trunk, which woodworkers love......read more

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