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Cross Purposes

September 20, 2007

I have an unexplained attraction to the Swiss Army cross. Here are some recent finds:

Swiss Army blanket; $298 at sundancecatalog.com:

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Iron push pins from hickorynoki.com

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X-It polyester lamp from Swedish company the Snowroom; $78.67 at scandinaviandesigncenter.com:

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Cross pillow from Jonathan Adler; available in a variety of color combinations; $95 (also available as a rug starting at $600) at jonathanadler.com

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Cross Filament Light from Urban Outfitters; $16 at Urban OutfittersProductdetail.jsp? dyncharset=ISO 8859 1& dynSessConf=913589042070303163&itemdescription=true&itemCount=8&id=13282793&parentid=A FURN LIGHTING&sortProperties=%2Bproduct.marketingPriority%2C product.startDate&navCount=8& D%3AnavCount=+&navAction=poppush&color=02& DARGS=%2Furban%2Fcatalog%2Fcommon%2Fitemlink.jsp 124:
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Kasimir Malevitch’s “Croix Noire 1920,” a silkscreen on paper $55.99 at allposters.de:

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Cross cabinet at my favorite London kitchen store, Summerhill and Bishop; go to summerhillandbishop.com:

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Below: Create your own DIY red cross assemblage, similar to the one casually propped on the shelf in this office.

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