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The Shoe Wheel

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Spinning free from all traditional storage systems, the Shoe Wheel is an ingeniously designed mobile storage unit with 20 expandable pockets that can hold up to 30 pairs of shoes depending on the type.

The Shoe Wheel is simple to use. Shoes are inserted into the pockets through elastic bands, which secure them snugly into place. The pockets are easily adjustable to fit a variety of shoes; sneakers, and high heels if your that way inclined . Just rotate the Shoe Wheel to make a selection. You can pick one up now at Rakku Design.

Kwikset Allows Your iPhone to Unlock Your Door

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The mainstream adoption of the smartphone has generally meant more chance to kill/waste time, be anti-social and in some cases, simplify your life. Kwikset’s Kevo looks to perform the latter with their new integrated lock that enables users to unlock their doors via just a simple tap. There’s no need to swipe your phone over the keyhole but rather the tap instantly pairs and recognizes the authorization between the two. In addition you’re able to send temporary codes to trusted people so you can let them in without the hassle of dropping keys off and meeting up. For now the Kevo is only available for the iPhone 4S and 5. For more information head over to Kwikset.

Wall Mounted Hands by Harry Allen

 

Remember  the scene in Willy Wonka (the original, of course), when disembodied hands grab the visitors’ coats? Well, Harry Allen remembers. From his ongoing “Reality Series,” where real objects are re-cast in a resin composite material, these hands—cast from Allen’s own—have a multitude of functions. BESTOW comes with a candleholder as well as a glass vase. OM has fingers gently grasping a stick of incense. GRAB gives the option of hanging objects or cloths from all 5 digits. OFFER offers a small flat shelf for display. C’MERE provides an inviting finger to hang stuff fromThe latest in the series are the hands cast to hold an iPad or iPhone. These hands are waterproof and washable. LOVE!

 

Moncler Sofa

The Moncler puffa jacket is fast becoming a favourite, but I have to admit it’s never been considered as an sofa. French architects Gilles & Boissier have done just that. Soft, giving and generously padded, the ‘Sit on my Doudone’ truly is the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man of the sofa world.

Kebo Bottle Opener

I admire simplicity, especially when it comes to opening alcoholic beverages! Which is why I like this, Kebo Bottle Opener. Based on the Theodore Low bottle opener from the ’30s, it’s cast from stainless steel, polished to a mirror finish, and allows you to open bottles with a simple squeeze of your hand — which is good, if the bottle you’re opening isn’t your first. Or fifth. Like I said, simple is better

 

Umbro England 2012 Football Shirt

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Umbro have unveiled the new England shirt, always a highly anticipated release and the first time the design is purely white with red trim makes for an interesting design. Featuring a woven collar with red inner stripe rib and striped rib cuff detail on the arms, the shirt also features an embroidered red England crest and red Umbro double diamond on the chest. Front body darts provide extra fit and comfort, while under-arm panels offer extra movement and breathability. A certain amount of controversy has come about the release of a new shirt following the previous design was only worn eight times by the national team, creating a bit of frustration by the fans. In my opinion not a patch on the last two home shirts. None the less, a great design and one that will be seen on the pitch, on the terraces and on the streets. Heres the new keeper jersey as well..

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Lamp Waaf

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There’s a reason they call dogs “man’s best friend.” Unlike cats, dogs want attention all the time, wait for you to get home from work and won’t eat your eyeballs if you happen to kick the bucket. This lamp really has nothing to do with household friends, except for the fact it plays on your heart strings because it looks like a dog. It’s crafted from wood harvested at sustainably managed forests and assembled in France. It’s only a lamp (and it isn’t exactly cheap), but it still looks enough like a dog to make us want it more than anything we’ve ever seen in an IKEA catalog. Now man’s best friend can help you get real work done instead of just tearing you away from it. Yours for about 300 of our American cousins currency.