No chimney, no problem. Pureflame wall-mount fireplaces can be used in any room in your home because unlike normal ones, they burn clean, renewable ethanol biofuel and don’t require permanent, vented installation. Pureflame requires no clean up, produces no soot, basically it produces none of the annoying things we associate with a fireplace but it does produce the things we really want: heat and the warm glow of a fire.
Wes Anderson’s films always feature unforgettable characters. Maybe it’s because he collaborates with Hollywood’s most talented actors or maybe it’s because his characters are flawed and fallible just like real people. Either way, his movies are inspirational. Case in point, these illustrations from Spanish illustrator and Etsy shop owner Jordi. He’s created a whole array of Anderson’s people and he wants you to hang them on your wall.
The Ball Claw sounds like some draconian tool the LAPD has developed to capture skateboard kids but luckily it’s nothing of the sort. It’s actually just a clever device to keep your basketball, football, and soccer balls organized and off the floor. You can also use it to stylishly display autographed or special game balls in your home.
This product is designed for tenderizing meat and that’s a good thing because real brass knuckles are outlawed in all 50 states. Fathers of teenage daughters, you probably already know this but the Knuckle Pounder could be your loophole for keeping those slimy senior boys at bay. Just answer the door with this on and he’ll know exactly where he stands.
If you’re a real wine expert you’ll be able to guess the winery this oak barrel stave chair comes from just by the tint of the burgundy highlights in the finish. Or you could cheat by looking under the seat where the winery’s name is branded. The chairs fold up flat and work great for indoor or outdoor use, where their natural oil finish will stand up to the elements. They also make a bench model for you cuddlers.
Luke’s Lamps feature industrial, shop-built styling, like some weirdness out of a Tim Burton movie. We think that’s a good thing. Made with Edison-style bulbs and repurposed industrial materials, they’re truly unique. Lots of different styles, all handmade by an actual human in the good ole USA.
Your lady won’t stand for the Beastie Boys or Hendrix print over the living room fireplace but that’s what the man room is for. Men only. The Rock Paper Photo site offers high-quality, hand-signed photos from the greatest names in modern music history. The Beatles, Led Zep, Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, The Grateful Dead, and so on. These are iconic images taken by the world’s best photographers, the guys who got up close and inside.
If you’re feeling a creeping guilt about the mountain of plastic trash your K-Cup coffee maker is producing, maybe this new drip coffee maker from Bodum is the solution. It’s simple, a high-quality drip machine that features nearly boiling hot water and a stainless steel filter. Full flavor, less plastic trash; genius! Source
Installing a hidden webcam to keep snoopers and lurkers out of your desk or drawers is a little creepy. This tricky little magnetic lock system called the Covert accomplishes the same goal without turning you into a spy. It mounts inside drawers and cabinets and locks and unlocks using a handy little magnetic fob instead of a key. Only you know the lock is there, keeping your stuff safe and secure. Product availability unknown as Covert is still in development.
The Sidebar is a handsome, handmade piece of modern furniture that also happens to be a bar. Designed for Urbancase by Darin Montgomery and Trey Jones, it features a drop-front door and plenty of storage space for your best bottles. Made of walnut.