Unica's Nomad porcelain tile has a subtle textured pattern that conjures the timeworn look of vintage silk rugs. The 24" sq. floor and wall tiles have a hand-applied glass glaze, which allows for both indoor and outdoor use. The tile costs $33 per sq. ft. and is available in six colors, including Turchese, top, and Papiro. The tiles are shown with Hans Wegner's CH25 chair for Carl Hansen & Son.
With its eye-catching French-door exterior, BlueStar's electric wall oven comes in more than 750 colors as well as custom shades. Made of stainless steel, it features a built-in baking stone and an eco-friendly cleaning mode that works without high temperatures or chemicals. The 30" w. x 26" d. x 27.5" h. unit costs $4,383.
Designer Marc Schulthess's Untitled Rail is an elegantly minimalist solution for hanging clothes. Made of powder-coated steel, it rests against a wall and comes apart for easy storage. Available in Blue, shown, as well as White and Black, it measures 34" w. x 14" d. x 59" h. and costs $299; a smaller size is also offered.
Handmade for nearly three decades, the Vermont Wooden Doormat is constructed of two layers of sustainably harvested white pine, with a chevron-shape pattern that scrapes off dirt and snow. It measures 27" l. x 18" w. and costs $70. Also available with a bristle brush.
The sharpening surfaces of Brod & Taylor's Professional Knife Sharpener are made from solid carbide, making it effective for standard, serrated, Japanese-style, and Damascus-blade knives. Spring-action bars adjust to accommodate different blades. It measures 4.25" w. x 3.5" d. x 6" h. and costs $119.
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Definitive Technology's W7 audiophile-grade wireless speaker works in tandem with any smartphone, tablet, or computer and boasts a distinctive cube shape that radiates sound throughout a room. Ideal for compact spaces, it measures 6" w. x 6.5" d. x 7" h. and costs $399.