Entries from September 2010

MULA Stacking Rings from IKEA

September 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It’s no secret, I love wooden toys.  They just have a certain feel to them that makes playtime seem so much more satisfying.  What is a secret, however, is that IKEA has some classic wooden toys at their typical unbelievable prices.  Their MULA stacking rings are probably my favorite.  The colors are deep and bright […]

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Tags: Kids · Toys

Plywood Alphabet

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve been scouring the internets for the perfect alphabet art to hang in our child’s room and this piece from Bookhou might be a winner.  Laser cut in 1/4 inch birch plywood, it’s perfect for hanging on the wall or just leaning against it.  While the company normally uses wood to produce furniture, their take […]

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Tags: Graphic Design · Kids

Wooden Robot Man

September 25th, 2010 · No Comments

A wooden cube that transforms into a robot that you can pose? Awesome! The fact that it was inspired by Japanese joinery makes it that much cooler. I can’t wait to get my hands on one. Available from Twine for $25.

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Tags: Toys

Leica M9 Titanium

September 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I love photography. I love manual photography even more. Ever since I picked up my Dad’s old SLR as a little boy I’ve loved the feel of a metal camera in my hands, the gears clicking as I adjusted the exposure. You can imagine, then, my lust for the new Leica M9 Titanium. A limited […]

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Tags: Film

Knife & Saw Bike Shelf

September 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

And we’re back!  Sorry about the delay.  Between preparing for a new baby and moving across the country, I didn’t have much time for design writing.  Here’s my attempt to change that. This bike shelf from Knife & Saw was too beautiful not to post.  Hewn from solid walnut or ash, it’s the perfect way […]

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Tags: Furniture