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lela chopsticks
handmade chopsticks by HANK by Henry
- $34

Why are we smiling?
HANK by Henry is a collaborative effort between designer Allison Henry and chef Edward Ross. After what began as a happy accident during another project in the winter of 2012 – Allison launched a small collection of wildly painted chopsticks and began selling them at local craft shows. Her mission soon became clear and it wasn’t long before Ed joined in. In the name of culinary culture, the two of them have since been bringing people together one brightly painted chopstick at a time.
“Our chopsticks are made by hands – not machines. They are crafted in pairs with untreated hard woods known for their durability and resistance to warping or absorbing liquids. They are finished with five grains of sanding to achieve a smooth surface for eating and carefully finished with oil and bee’s wax for protection. Each pair is meticulously painted with understated details. Unique in their style, they are small objects of art.”

 

 

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02. 
cubebot xl
by david weeks
- €250

What?
An alternative toy robot made from wood with elastic bands for muscles. Cubebots can twist into dozens of poses, and then fold down into a perfect cube (if you can figure out how to get them back together!). Inspired by Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles. An enduring classic for children and adults.

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03. 
monocle speaker/handset
by Native Union
- €59,99

What’s up?

More than a speaker; More than a handset; More than a speakerphone The MONOCLE is not just one thing; Speaker, handset and speakerphone that allows you to enjoy music and calls in a fresh new way – however and wherever you are. You can transform your handset into a speaker, or daisy-chain up to 10 MONOCLES to create the best listening experience. 

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04. 
bright sprout oiled lamp
by nordic tales
- €54

What’s up?

Bright Sprout is a wooden fixture designed to hide the light bulb sockets on energy saving bulbs. With its soft, Nordic design it turns an important everyday function into an aesthetic experience.

Like with every other Nordic Tales product, Bright Sprout tells a story. And you are a part of the story telling.

The product arrives in a special designed packaging, inspired by a nutshell. Inside the irregular packaging Bright Sprout lies enclosed by wood shavings. Ready for picking and mounting as soon as you get home.

The packaging can be reused as a vase, pen holder or decora- tion in itself – only creativity sets the limits.

Bright Sprout is a bright spot in everyday life. It’s made from Danish wood and de- signed and produced in Denmark by Jonas Hoejgaard in collaboration with Nordic Tales.

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05. 
fixed gear
by atelier de l'armée x smog bicylettes
- €1800

What?

Paris based Smog Bicylettes collaborate with Amsterdam based Atelier de l’Armée for a limited series of bikes with handcrafted backpack and roll kit.

The fixed gear bike with a Smog Bicyclettes frame has a hand painted camouflage pattern based on the Swedish army M90 camou and is outfitted with a wooden Tibaut Malet handlebar and a leather Brooks saddle. It comes with a handcrafted Atelier de l’Armée backpack and roll kit custom made to fit the frame. Both are made out of a 1950′s French army duffel bag mixed with dead stock cowhide leather. The additional trouser strap is made out of a French army rifle sling.

Freak me out?
The rear wheel of the bike can be flipped to make it a singlespeed bike. The bike comes with a set of brakes.

 

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06. 
Splash Classic Large Deluxe Cognac/Black
by Vlieger & Vandam
- €395

What’s the story?
This fashionable bag of the highly original and innovative Dutch fashion accessory brand Vlieger & Vandam is made of vegetable tanned leather. It has an inner zipped pocket and card holder and a detachable shoulder strap.

The List verdict?
If someone can pull this off, it’s you…

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07. 
Vibes Melt Down 2043
by Cody Hudson
- €151,25

Whatky?
Vibes Melt Down 2043 is a porcelain sculpture, that can be used as an incense burner. Comes in a wood box with a signed and numbered certificate by the artist and 3 cones of Nag Champa incense

Go tech?
20 cm x 20 cm. Edition: 50 white, 25 gold and 25 silver.

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08. 
Trace Brief Black
by royal republiq
- €199

What?
Trace in black by Royal Republiq is a sophisticated, classic briefcase. The asymmetric flap adds a unique, contemporary look. The bag has one main compartment with a padded laptop sleeve inside. The front compartment is designed for quick access and has space for your phone, pens and other everyday items.

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09. 
AIR MAX 1 FB QS POLARIZED BLUE
by nike
- €140

What is this?
Green shoes! Mercurial Pack-Limited Quickstrike Release.

 



 

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10. 
switch bluetooth speaker
by native union
- €149,99

What’s up?
The 3 way portable Bluetooth speaker; portable Bluetooth speaker, conference call unit and mobile phone charger that allows users to wirelessly enjoy an unmatched sound quality experience. Easily pairs wirelessly to your Bluetooth devices.

 

 


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11. 
small white tray
enameled skin — copper series
- €1100

Whatsky?
‘Enameled skin – copper series’ is the start of a long-term project. The aim of Skin is to try and revive old Korean crafts using modern techniques and applications. The process involves using copper plates which are welded together to make different objects, once the parts are welded, the surface is sanded to aid the chil-bo (traditional korean enamel) to adhere to the copper surface. After it is put into a kiln where it is cooked at 770-780 degrees celsius for 4 – 5 hours. Once out unexpected effects are noticed such as the color transformation of the copper, the oxidized surface and the chil-bo coloring effect.

Go tech?150 x 150 x 150mm

Curated by?
Victor Hunt.


 

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12. 
MEN’S RED HELMET HEAD CUFFLINKS
by raf simons
- €193,83

Do tell.
Featuring Raf Simons’ helmet head motif, these cufflinks are an eye-catching finishing accessory. A traditional push-through design, they are crafted from silver-tone metal with enamelled detailing and are finished with Raf Simons branding on the back. 

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13. 
monocle speaker
by native union
- €59,99

What’s up?
More than a speaker. More than a handset. More than a speakerphone The MONOCLE is not just one thing. Speaker, handset and speakerphone that allows you to enjoy music and calls in a fresh new way – however and wherever you are. You can transform your handset into a speaker, or daisy-chain up to 10 MONOCLES to create the best listening experience. Like!


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14. 
WHY I LOVE TATTOOS
by ralf mitsch
- €30

Why ?
Have you ever seen somebody with a rather outspoken tattoo and you wondered ‘why’? You’re not alone. Photographer Ralf Mitsch shares this fascination. In fact, it encouraged him to do a book on the subject. His quest doesn’t stop with portraying the permanent ink on the skins of their respective owners – Ralf goes under their skin to find out about the stories behind the Maori tribal design peeping out from under the collar or the snakes that curl themselves around people’s legs and arms. Is it a religion, an addiction, a documentation of ones life or is it an impulsive decision, that will haunt the tattooed for the rest of his / her life? Why I Love Tattoos contains over 50 portraits of inspiring people, telling the stories behind their tattoos and is on pre-order at MENDO exclusively as of… now.

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15. 
Trash 17 inch
by travelteq
- €595

What is it?
Larger leather laptop bag in the finest  Florentine Vacchetta leather with high quality, water resistant nylon lining. Hand made in Italy. Bag by bag.

Go tech?
10 compartments, of which 3 zipped. Don’t use water protection spray on the bag. It’s already waterproof.

 


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16. 
SAILING SHIP KIT
by hapticlab
- $40

Whatsky?
Set sail and soar on the wind with one of our new Sailing Ship Kites. Each handmade kite really flies and is a certified Fair Trade product, made in collaboration with Balinese artisans exclusively for Haptic Lab from locally-sourced bamboo and nylon. The white kites measure approximately 26 x 28” and fly best in a very strong wind, on a beach or hilltop.

Go tech?
Each kite comes with basic kite twine and easy-to-use assembly instructions. Ships flat in a sturdy kraft envelope.

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17. 
Clocky Alarm Clock
- €51,90

What’s the story?
Rise and shine! No? Well, if we can’t convince you, maybe Clocky can. Ingeniously designed with sturdy wheels and a mind of its own, Clocky will simply not allow you to hit snooze more than once before it leaps and beeps, off the nightstand to play a rollicking game of roll-away hide and seek, forcing you to get up, catch the little so-and-so and face the day. 


 

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18. 
MEN’S SUBURBI CAP
by bernard willhelm
- €253,66

Why do we need this cap so bad?
A unique design, this cap from Bernhard Willhelm features animal ears on the front and back, and is accented with camo-patterning. Crafted in Japan from premium cotton, it has a felted finish and a panelled construction. The cap has a pleated front panel, ventilation holes and a peaked brim. It is finished with an adjustable back strap. 

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19. 
ORANGE LEATHER AND STERLING SILVER BRACELET
by miansai
- €197,42

What?
With a nautical reference, this bracelet from Miansai features an ornamental fishing style hook at one end that is used to fasten the design and a knotted leather strap. 

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20. 
NEWTON ANALOG EDITION WRIST WATCH
by nixon
- €119.65

What?
The Newton showcases Nixons experimental nature and functionality, using a square face and acute angles in its design. The watch features two circles containing two dots, which operating like clock hands with the larger aqua-coloured dot indicating the hour and the smaller red dot indicating the minutes.

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21. 
teatowel bow
by mae engelgeer
- € 17,50

Why do we smile?
Smartest teatowels we’ve seen in a while.

Go tech.
Serie of 4 different tea towels developed and produced in small quantities at the Textile Lab in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Machine wash 40 degrees celcius.

 

 

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22. 
Backpack 188 Camo
by atelier de l'armée
- €199

What?

Backpack 188 from Atelier de l’Armée is a medium size backpack made entirely of recycled army materials. Therefore it is a unique bag. And thats exactly why they dont have a name, only a unique number.

On the outside Backpack 188 made of recycled Hungarian Zeltbahn camouflage fabric. The straps are recycled leather rifle straps from the french army.On the inside you find the indigo chambray lining and a selvedge denim pocket. Handmade in Amsterdam.

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23. 
MEN’S GREY AND YELLOW SCARF
by raf simons x fred perry
- €191,44

Do tell me more?
Continuing their successful collaboration, Fred Perry and Raf Simons join forces once again on a range of pieces for AW13. A wonderfully warming accessory, this scarf is knitted in Italy from alpaca-wool blend fabric and has chunky rib patterning.  Produced in tones of grey and yellow, the scarf features bold collegiate lettering reading ‘FP’ on one end and embroidered Raf Simons branding on the other. 

 


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24. 
table
by jij's
- € 875

What?
Table with branches sticking out. 

Why do we love it?
Look at it!

Go tech.
We have the small one available in the pop-up, but these babies come in bigger sizes also.

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25. 
NATURAL MYSTIC FRAGRANCE ROOM TAG
by retaw
- €23,93

Why are we happy?
An ingenious design, the Room Tag from Japanese brand retaW is a thick cardboard sheet that is made to hang on a door handle to fragrance its surroundings. Shaped like a do not disturb sign, it has a spicy scent with patchouli and vanilla that will relax the body and mind. 


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