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Monday, November 30th, 2015

Great Gifts for Tea Lovers

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Oh the blogs are always filled with talk of a warm cup of tea as the ultimate sign of comfort and even civility. Sometimes it’s such a cliche that it makes me roll my eyes, to be honest. But I have to admit, there’s something to it. Finding that perfect flavor, warming ones hands on a chilly day and relaxing with a few sips is a wonderful way to relax and creates an afternoon ritual — a time to take a little mental and physical break. OK, now you’re probably rolling your eyes at me.

Of course you likely have a loved one who talks tea more than anyone. They order Earl Grey at breakfast, Lemon Lift in the afternoon and get crazy with a mug-o-chai at Starbucks. They extol the virtues of antioxidents. The tea snob will usually hail from the U.K. and poo-poo our lazy teabags here in the states, and American tea aficionados have taken note and followed suit. These gifts are perfect for those folks who have turned tea into a hobby and passion. And they are long on style as well, from classic Royal Copenhagen to sleek Stelton to whimsical iittala. And while their odes to tea may make us roll our eyes, after they fix us a cup, we change our tunes.

 

 

Gifts for Tea Lovers

 

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Monday, November 30th, 2015

Great Gifts for Cooks

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I love it when there is a great cook, budding chef or foodie on my list. While I have no culinary skills whatsoever, I love shopping for all of the fun tools that help them mince, dice, juice, chop and whatever else people do in the kitchen. However, I can attest that I have the funnel below and it works great, especially when trying to transfer that pesky dish soap and hand lotion from the big refill container into the sink-side dispenser. It even flattens out for easy storage. For the rest I relied on reviews from cooks who have used these gadgets for the function, and my own eye for the style.

Here we’ve curated some of the most useful, stylish and popular kitchen gifts at Design Public.Whether you need to grab something special for under $15 or your splurging big time on someone who really heats your burners, we’ve got something across a range of price points.

Gift for Kitchen Lovers

 

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Monday, November 30th, 2015

Favorite Gifts for Pets and Animal Lovers

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There’s a certain person on your shopping list who is usually pretty easy to buy for — the animal lover. But let’s face it, lots of pet products don’t put aesthetics on the priority list. While form follows function for the pet products we curate at Design Public, we know you care about style too. Why can’t a litter box be stylish? Why can’t your favorite chickadees enjoy some mid-century mod-inspired room and board.
Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite pet and pet-related products for those animal lovers in your life. And yes, the birds you feed in the backyard count. Pet Gifts

 

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Five Ways to Add Rustic Modern Style

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The fact that the nights are cold and dark can make a crisp white contemporary room feel chilly and stark. Taking notes from cozy cabins, add a few rustic textures like walnut, cozy plaid textiles, leather and brass to warm it right up. While rustic cabin style may seem at odds with modern/contemporary rooms, these items combine cozy textures with clean lines and clever design. Here are five favorite rustic modern pieces.

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Lights Up! Woody Pendant Lamp. This beautiful pendant adds the textures of a thin wood veneer’s grain and linen, clean modern lines and a warm glow overhead overhead.

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Gus Modern Hex Ottoman. The large-scale colorful plaid will add a cozy cabin touch to your modern room. It’s easy to pull around by the handle when you need to move it for extra seating or a place to put your feet up.

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Skargaarden Marstrand Candle Lantern. Beautiful caramel-colored leather trimmed out with tacks add rich rustic texture to this simple glass hurricane. Use them on a tablescape or hanging indoors or out.

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Twig Terrarium Gentle Reminder Male. For those who take a close look through the glass at the clever terrariums by Twig, there’s always a fun surprise. In this case, it’s a man holding an I Heart You sign among the stones and moss. A wooden sphere tops it off perfectly.

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Gus Modern Wireframe Coffee Table. The mix of deep rich walnut wood and black, powder-coated steel grid framework is a wonderful balance of rustic and modern.

How do you warm up your modern/contemporary room with a little rustic style? Please let us know in the Comments section.

 

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Monday, November 9th, 2015

RS Barcelona on Sale Now at Design Public

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Whether you’re looking to get your kids that big-ticket item like a Foosball table or Ping-Pong table (that doubles as a dining table) for the holidays, or you and your roommate are a couple of regular Joey and Chandlers, you’ll want to check out the sale we’re having on RS Barcelona right now. Save 20% off all RS Barcelona items now through December 18, 2015 at Design Public.

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The table comes in bold red, sleek white, happy turquoise and school bus yellow and will make a fun activity on all of those upcoming snow days.

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If you’d love a Ping-Pong table but never thought you’d have the room, think again. This beautiful table does double-duty as a dining table. Simply stash your paddles, balls and net in the handy drawer below and bring out the candlesticks when you’re ready to stop serving aces and start serving dinner.

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If you’re more about beach volleyball than indoor sports, the Mon Oncle BBQ will be more your speed. Great for the deck, the beach, the woods or a camping trip, it tucks away in a carrying case that looks like it came straight out of a Wes Anderson movie.

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If you’ll be entertaining extra guests over the holidays, check out RS Barcelona’s Sake Pouffes. With a design inspired by sake barrels, these little stools can serve as seats or ottomans.

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Finally, RS Barcelona’s clever little Eiffel stools can be used indoors and out. With their Gustave Eiffel inspired structure, triangular seats and bright colors, they add a sense of play to any room.

Shop all of RS Barcelona at Design Public

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