It takes the most absurd of ideas to blur the line between the commonly found and the ludicrously expensive -- but if there's a will (and lots of cash), there most definitely is a way. Try not to cringe at these must-haves for the living lavish.
Your office documents will never be the same again. Oooms.com raises the bar for holding two pieces of paper in place with these exquisite 14-carat gold-plated staples. It's not one-dimensional, however -- this can be used for holding your wardrobe ensemble in place as well and adds another reason to foot the 59-euro pricetag. Just make sure your stapler does it justice.
American Standard is now taking the revolutionary tech of 3D printing right next to your toilet. It takes 24 hours to print the base, which is then hand-crafted into these works of art. This makes it every bit as durable as they are stylish, and will last longer than conventional…
Baxter & Liebchen
Baxter & Liebchen's cavernous Tribeca space lives up to expectation; the open, airy showroom is home to an impressive collection of Scandinavian vintage furniture. Owner Andrew Kevelson takes the headache out of hunting for originals by iconic designers such as Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, or Finn Juhl. He knows his wares inside out and saves you the trouble of weeding out mere reproductions of from oringinal Danish modern pieces hailing from the 1940s through the 70s. If you like the organic shapes and warm wooden textures of this period then this is the perfect place to find an accent piece for your apartment or to deck it out from front to back. There are not just chairs, tables, and dressers galore, but also smaller items like wall-mounted shelving and nightstands as well as a selection of Scandinavian lamps and pottery from the period. Since Kevelson began selling furniture out of his home in 2003, his operation has grown into a mecca for furniture lovers, attracting decor…