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Current Obsessions: A Minimalist Mood

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Current Obsessions: A Minimalist Mood

September 6, 2014

Here’s a look at what’s on our radar this week.

for an organized lunch: natural cedar bento box.  9
Above: For an organized lunch: natural cedar bento box
  • A houseboat by Mjölk Architekti near the center of Prague. Photograph
  • You don’t have to convince us that bringing a hammock indoors is a good idea.
  • For coffee fanatics (us, included): a handheld espresso maker.
  • When designing this Stockholm restaurant, Note Design Studio was inspired by photographs of Death Valley.
  • Another new restaurant with lots of color? Fonda, a Mexican cantina in Melbourne.
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Above: Not your ordinary garage sale: Designer Geoffrey De Sousa has put some of his collection of gently used furniture on the site Previously Owned by a Gay Man. Janet has her eye on this orange velvet George Smith Norris Bench.
  • Save a weathered rope chair by following this DIY spotted on Lonny.
  • The evolution of the desk from 1982 to today.
  • Sixteen clever ways to maximize a small space.
  • A 150-year-old children’s school in London gets reborn as an airy $2.4 million flat.
  • If you’re debating whether to buy your office a conference table or a ping-pong table, now you can have both.
  • We just got word that our San Francisco friends Small Trade Company and Voices of Industry will be launching new work in a joint atelier event on Saturday, September 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. They’re at 550 Florida Street, above the SF Heath factory.
  • Our friends at West Elm are offering a $25,000 small-business grant to an American maker, artist, or designer.
  • Recently funded on Kickstarter: an iPad stand for minimalists.
  • Grab a seat at the screening of Coast Modern: Three Generations of Inspired Living at Zinc Details II, in San Francisco.

To see all of the posts from our latest issue, go to The Organized Life—and also don’t miss Gardenista’s week of getting organized in the garden.

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