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Iota Playing Cards | By Joe Doucet

How minimal can a design be and still function as a playable and attractive deck of cards? The answer is IOTA, by New York-based designer Joe Doucet, a beautiful deck of playing cards printed with simplified geometric symbols and minimal lines. Joe dallies with the idea of how much you can take away from the typical overdressed kings and queens and oversized hearts and spades while still maintaining a playable deck. The result is an elegant, contemporary and light-filled decor.



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PIPE CANDLEHOLDERS | BY MENU | Image

PIPE CANDLEHOLDERS | BY MENU

We recently came across these cool candleholders by one of our favorite home decor brands, Scandinavian Menu. They were designed by Pernille Vea, she was inspired by candleholders made by the Vikings many years ago. Made of cast iron the Pipe Candleholder can be hammered into anything, like a nail in a plank, and are perfect to set a creative mood. Drive the holder into a tree trunk or wooden beam outdoors, or into a piece of firewood indoors....
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Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Finally available for purchase is this spectacular Porsche 911 GT3 RS by Lego Technic! The amazing kit has over 2,700 pieces (includes a working steering and suspension, plus an adjustable rear wing and a fully functional PDK gearbox, complete with paddles) and comes with a huge instruction manual has youŽd expect. The finished model measures about 22 inches long and nearly 10 inches wide. Also included is a special full-color collector’s book including the history ...
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8-BIT HANGER | BY MENINOS | Image

8-BIT HANGER | BY MENINOS

How cool and geeky is this? The 8-bit coat hanger that looks like the a little hand cursor to mount on your geek home walls to hang on your everyday stuff right from coats to bathroom towels. It is made from sturdy MDF and acrylic....
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