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Tumi Electrical Adaptor for Travel

by Justin Thomas •

From Tumi comes this device that combines many electrical adaptors into one. It has configurations for 120 countries, all in one unit. Available from: Tumi ($50)

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Smart LED Candle Light

by Justin Thomas •

We featured some LED candles from Phillips previously but these lamps are available for only $9.95. The LEDs inside this lamp simulate a real candle. It’s powered by three rechargeable or regular AAA batteries. Available from CB2. Found via Better Living Through Design.

Bamboo Chest

by Justin Thomas •

This chest, by Ecodesignz, is made out of strips of bamboo, and finished with a clear, low-glass lacquer. The bamboo laminate is made with E-1 glue, which meets tough European standards for outgassing. Ecodesignz furniture is virtually formaldehyde-free. Available for $245 from Ecodesignz.

Rock It Chair by Offi

by Justin Thomas •

This modern rocking chair is built of out of sustainable, non-toxic mateirals (Baltic birch veneer and non-toxic painted wood). It’s part of the new “Built-By-Me” collection from OFFI, and it’s designed by Jennifer Carpenter. Available from Velocity for $109.

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Minimalist LED Headlamp For Kids

by Justin Thomas •

This is a nice children’s headlamp for about $18. We like it because it uses three bright, energy-efficient LEDs. So the batteries will last hundreds of hours. It has three settings: high, low and flash. Available at Amazon. See also this similar headlamp from Amazon.

Low Raffia Chair by Horchow

by Justin Thomas •

This low-profile chair is made of renewable materials like raffia and wicker. It’s priced at $349.90 plus $86 shipping (currently on backorder). Available from Horchow.

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Jimi 100% Recycled Wallets

by Justin Thomas •

The Jimi Wallet is a compact, splash-proof wallet made out of recycled plastic. It is billed as a wallet for those who don’t like regular wallets, with an eye towards travelers, cyclists and anyone who needs a minimalist wallet. Available from Amazon.

TA-KE Floor Lamp

by Justin Thomas •

This “TA-KE” floor lamp is one of many affordable, asian-style lamps available from Shojidecor. Light on resources, it is made of thick rice paper with a satin steel finished base. Available for $89 in five colors from Shojidecor.

Kago Matchstick Lamp

by Justin Thomas •

This Kago Lamp has a natural matchstick weave. Available from Oriental Furniture for $24.